Senior Sun

Sadie Says … Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

Q. My friend makes me crazy. She’s always on my case about wearing a seatbelt. I’m a good driver, my car has lots of airbags and usually I’m just bopping about town. I mean, really? Why buckle up? A. Seatbelts save lives. Excuses don’t. “I’m a good driver” You may be the ...

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(EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.) Week ...

Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. ...

PHOTOS PROVIDED The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, will host a Holiday Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. Shown are two still lifes by Severin Roesen, which will be on display at the event.

The Meadows to host Holiday Open House

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, will host a Holiday Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, at 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. This year, The Meadows is a part of the 19th annual Victorian Christmas activities. Guests will tour the facility that is decorated ...

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Yoga to continue at RiverWalk Center

Due to positive reception and strong participation, Aging Well with Yoga will continue into winter. The class is held at STEP’s RiverWalk Center in South Williamsport every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aging Well with Yoga is a gentle class focusing on strength, stability and stretch. For ...

STEP’N Out! continues into December

STEP Office of Aging’s new program, STEP’N Out!, will continue making trips to regional historical, cultural, and entertainment destinations. In December, Renovo participants will head to Country Cupboard in Lewisburg; Mill Hall seniors will visit Purity Candy, Country Cupboard and the ...

Sadie Says …

Q.: “I know that drivers are supposed to stop for a school bus, but I’m not sure of the details. Can you elaborate?” A: Passing a stopped school bus when children are loading or unloading is both dangerous and illegal. Be “in the know” about Pennsylvania’s School Bus Stopping ...

STEP RiverWalk Center hosts sea glass workshop

Mike and Deb Cillo, owners of DKC Creations LLC in Montoursville, recently instructed participants at STEP’s RiverWalk Center on how to create jewelry out of natural sea glass. A large selection of colorful sea glass was available for the senior participants to create their own jewelry. ...

Senior menus

(EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.) Week ...

Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. ...

Zumba Gold at Clinton County Community Center

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Community Center, 124 E. Walnut St., will hold a Zumba Gold Zumba-Palooza from 12:30-3 p.m. Oct. 27. Registration will be from 12:30-12:50 p.m.; general announcements from 12:50-1 p.m.; Zumba with certified Zumba Gold instructors, Erin, Jess and Tara from ...

The Meadows schedules senior seminar series

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville, will host a senior seminar series. The seminars will be geared toward the senior population and those that care for them. Depending on the topic, the seminar format may include lecture, question and ...

Sadie Says … Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

Q.: With summer vacation over and my daughter starting back to work, I will be babysitting my young grandson. Can you advise me how to be sure I’m transporting him safely? A: Before you head out with your young passenger, do a safety seat check. • Your grandson’s safety seat is ...

Senior menus

(EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.) Week ...

Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. ...

STEP Centers for Healthy Aging partner with James V. Brown Library

This fall, STEP’s Centers for Healthy Aging will partner with the James V. Brown Library to offer a two-part class aimed at preventing falls. “Healthy Steps for Older Adults: A Program to Prevent Falls” will be offered from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 11 and 18, at the library, 19 E. Fourth St., in ...

Home Instead Senior Care offices to host Alzheimer’s Learning Day events

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple — from 5 million today to more than 16 million by 2050. As the number of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias increases, so too, will the need for communities to adapt and become more accessible to those ...

Master Gardeners and STEP RiverWalk Center partnership continues into fall

Since this spring, the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners and participants at the STEP RiverWalk Center have had hands-on classes covering soil, composting, watering and growing vegetables and flowers. Upcoming topics include seed saving, putting your garden to bed and planting ...

The Meadows schedules senior seminar series

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville, will host a senior seminar series at their community. The seminars will be geared toward the senior population and those that care for them. Depending on the topic, the seminar format may include ...

Hospice of Evangelical welcomes new volunteers

Hospice of Evangelical recently held a volunteer training Sept. 11 and 12 for those interested in giving their time and assisting with end-of-life care for families throughout the Susquehanna Valley or supporting the work of Hospice through non-patient activities. Topics covered during ...