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Bicyclist prepares for triathlon

December 7, 2014 When his daughter approached him with the idea of entering a triathlon, Eugene Hall was apprehensive. more »»

Safety guide alerts families to hazards in seniors’ homes

December 7, 2014 Holidays traditionally bring families together and offer Boomers and their aging parents an opportunity to assess and prevent threats to a senior’s ability to live independently at home. more »»

ProCare offers free month of membership

December 7, 2014 ProCare Fitness Inc. will provide free memberships to seniors older than age of 65 during December. more »»

Non-techy seniors can find devices designed for them

December 7, 2014 Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any tablets, smartphones or computers that are specifically designed for seniors? I would like to buy a device for my technology-challenged grandmother so she... more »»

Senior centers plan holiday events

December 7, 2014 Senior centers in Blair County are planning events for the holidays. They area as follows: The Central Blair Senior Center, 1320 12th Av. more »»

Suspected benefits fraud can be reported on hotline

December 7, 2014 Question: I suspect that someone I know is collecting Social Security disability benefits when they shouldn’t b. more »»

On track for a lifetime

December 7, 2014 Fascination with boyhood Christmas train sets has been transformed into an enjoyable hobby for some men in the are. more »»

Nonagenarian defies odds

November 2, 2014 Carol Stevens likes historic buildings, books and elephants. more »»

Coach leads athletes in exercises

November 2, 2014 At 5-foot-4 inches, John Robertson, 71, never let his stature prevent him from following his dreams and accomplishing his goals. “I was always one who never stood back from anything. more »»

Home Instead asks residents to buy presents for seniors

November 2, 2014 The community is being invited to help local senior citizens who might otherwise be overlooked this holiday seaso. more »»

Options can reduce dental care costs

November 2, 2014 Dear Savvy Senior, I had dental insurance through my work for many years but lost it when I retired. more »»

Agency salutes veterans all year

November 2, 2014 Every day — but particularly on Veterans Day—Social Security salutes those who have put their lives on the line for America’s freedom. more »»

Time to re-examine insurance

October 5, 2014 The Apprise counselors at Blair Senior Services are expecting a jam-packed open enrollment season this fall. Seniors have from Oct. 15 to Dec. more »»

Yoga keeps instructor’s muscles toned

October 5, 2014 When parents and teachers told you to practice good posture, they were probably not thinking about Iyengar Yoga. A form of yoga developed by B.K.S. more »»

Dinner, flu shots and money seminars planned

October 5, 2014 The Northern Blair Senior Center, 505 Third St., Tyrone, will feature dinner and entertainment with Rich Hagans from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 10. more »»

Veterans eligible for burial benefits

October 5, 2014 Dear Savvy Senior, Does the Veterans Administration provide any special funeral services or benefits to old veterans? My father is a 90-year-old World War II veteran with late stage Alzheimer’s, so... more »»

Tricksters try to fool people into giving out their identity

October 5, 2014 Kids and kids at heart look forward to the end of October, when Americans use tricks and treats in equal measure to celebrate Hallowee. more »»

Seniors find their rhythm

September 7, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The halls of the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg reverberate with a booming beat. more »»

Drum circle keeps residents in tune with life

September 7, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —Some members of the drum circle at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg are masters at music and a few even know their way around a set of drums. more »»

Optometrist began training as way to gain more energy

September 7, 2014 Dr. Fred Petrunak is an optometrist who has his sights set on being healthy and fit on a daily basis. more »»

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