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Center caters to Vietnamese

May 2, 2014 ARLINGTON, Texas — For years she was a radio announcer in Vietnam, but as a 74-year-old immigrant to the U.S., Oanh Tran’s ability to communicate is limite. more »»

Light workout pays off

April 6, 2014 Seniors may not be interested in pounding a treadmill, but exercise continues to have its benefits. Eleanor Berger, 74, of Altoona can attest to that. more »»

Marching to the ‘Bede’

March 2, 2014 EBENSBURG — Bede Lantzy is proving that tennis is truly a lifetime sport. more »»

Sweethearts for seven decades

February 2, 2014 (Editor’s note: February is the Month of Love with couples expressing their sentiments on Valentine’s Day. more »»

Digging out the discounts

January 5, 2014 Getting older has its advantages. Among them are discounts available to seniors who often live on a fixed income and are willing to take advantage of bargains wherever they find them. more »»

Girl Friday did it all

December 1, 2013 Fifty years ago, Kathleen Miller was fresh out of high school and needed a job. She had one for a few days but the person who previously had it wanted it back, so the company let Miller go. more »»

Swindling seniors

November 3, 2013 Everyone likes being a winner, but a prize based on lies turns the supposed winner into the loser. That’s what a scam is all about. more »»

A shot of protection

October 6, 2013 No one likes to get sick, yet every year people take chances with their health by not getting the proper immunizations. more »»

Seniors can take steps to avoid losing balance

September 1, 2013 As people age, they tend to think about health issues, but taking a tumble might not be among their list of concerns. Yet, a fall can have repercussions. more »»

Walking & sitting tall

August 4, 2013 Stand up straight isn’t just a tall order for kids. It’s for grown-ups, too. Seniors who slouch may be setting themselves up for a pain in the neck or shoulders. more »»

Taking fitness to new level

July 7, 2013 Like most aerobic instructors, Phyllis O’Donnell can work out for an hour without missing a beat. But O’Donnell is not like most aerobic instructors. more »»

One day get-aways

May 5, 2013 Whether it is across the county or across the state, seniors enjoy getting away from it all. more »»

One day get-aways

May 5, 2013 Whether it is across the county or across the state, seniors enjoy getting away from it all. more »»

Games offer friendly rivalry

April 7, 2013 Athletes older than 50 who want to have fun while testing their muscles should join the Golden Games, Paul Kowalski of Altoona think. more »»

Staying on track

March 3, 2013 Most seniors don’t play on teams anymore, but sometimes they could use a little coaching. more »»

Not missing a sound

February 3, 2013 As people age, their ability to hear tends to diminish. more »»

Keep on moving

January 6, 2013 Peg Oakes knows the value of exercise. She puts on her sweats three days a week and heads to the gym. more »»

Mirror employee devotes 52 years to business

January 6, 2013 If you ever purchased a copy of the Altoona Mirror at the Logan Valley Mall, chances are Jim Campbell was responsible for getting it there. more »»

Leaving a legacy

December 2, 2012 Faded photographs, dog-eared clippings of quotes snipped from magazines and compact disks with dusty covers may hold the keys to your life story. It’s up to you to fill in the blanks. more »»

Generations at play

November 4, 2012 The seniors at the Senior Daily Living Center spent the morning doing exercises and playing table games. About a half an hour before lunch, their routine changes. more »»

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