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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 »»

Insurance guidance

October 7, 2012 Mary Ruth Smith, 71, of Altoona was surprised when she was notified that her insurance company would not pay two medical bill. more »»

A clear view

September 2, 2012 New glasses might not be the answer if you find the words on a page are blurry or the glare of headlights bothers you when you drive at night. It may be a sign of aging — cataracts. more »»

Dinner for one

August 5, 2012 What’s for dinner? For a senior living alone, the answer may be not easy. more »»

Heat & heath

July 1, 2012 Whether or not a senior can take the heat might depend on what medicines he or she is taking. Dr. more »»

Moving at a senior’s pace

June 3, 2012 Whether a senior likes his or her exercise slow and steady or fast-paced and fun, Blair Senior Services has classes to fit their needs. more »»

Up to speed

May 6, 2012 Leslie Nearhoof, 76, admittedly has had a “heavy foot” for most of his 60-year-driving caree. more »»

Longing for sleep

April 1, 2012 Dean McKnight was always tired. He constantly drank caffeinated sodas to get through the day. In his retirement, McKnight, 72, of Hollidaysburg found it difficult to feel energize. more »»

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