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July 6, 2014 Every morning Dianne Churbock and Dolly Hileman get to enjoy a cup of coffee with a special man in their lives — their father. more »»

Tool estimates retirement benefits

July 6, 2014 Question: How can I calculate my own retirement benefit estimate? Answer: We suggest you use our Retirement Estimator at more »»

Blair Senior Services

July 6, 2014 Blair Senior Services Inc. announces programs for its South­ern and Northern facilities. Programs and classes are available to individuals who are age 60 and older and are free. more »»

Body builder aims high

June 1, 2014 Jerome E. Mitchell puts his body through a regimen that might tire out most 30-year- olds. more »»

Survivors benefits available to certain members of family

June 1, 2014 Question: When a person who has worked and paid Social Security taxes dies, who is eligible for survivors benefits? Answer: Social Security survivors benefits can be paid to: n Widows or widowers... more »»

Dinner includes Elvis tribute

June 1, 2014 The Central Blair Senior Center, 1320 12th Ave., will host a dinner at 5:30 p.m. June 13, followed by an Elvis tribute by Elvis E Productions from 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Free home safety checks available

June 1, 2014 To help seniors reduce the risk of injury in their homes, the Home Instead Senior Care office serving Blair and Cambria counties is offering free home safety checks conducted by local senior care... more »»

Athletes ready for action

May 4, 2014 A theme runs through the stories of the lives of several people who participate in the Blair County Senior Olympics. A lot of them have been active in sports all their lives. more »»

Study: State program prevents falls

May 4, 2014 A program available to help seniors prevent falls is Healthy Steps for Older Adults. more »»

Annual fitness day to offer measures to stay healthy

May 4, 2014 TYRONE — Blair Senior Services Inc. and UPMC for Life will hold the 21st annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 28 at the Northern Blair Senior Center, 505 Third . more »»

Centers offer exercise classes

May 4, 2014 Blair Senior Services Inc. will offer exercises classes beginning Monday at the North­ern Blair Senior Cen­ter, 505 Third St. more »»

Northern Blair center to host women’s appreciation event

May 4, 2014 TYRONE — A women’s appreciation tea and luncheon will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 13 at the Northern Blair Senior Center, 505 Third S. more »»

Programs will address eye health

May 4, 2014 TYRONE — A series of eye disease prevention and awareness presentations will be given at Northern Blair Senior Center, 505 Third St., in recognition of Healthy Vision Mont. more »»

Certain information required when applying for benefits

May 4, 2014 Question: What type of information will I need to provide if I’d like to apply online for Social Security retirement benefits? Answer: Whether you apply for retirement benefits online, by phone or i... more »»

Epworth Manor recognizes volunteer

May 4, 2014 Fred VanAllman, 87, continues to volunteer at Epworth Manor Skilled Nursing Facility in Tyrone despite his age. more »»

Senior centers to distribute farmers’ market vouchers

May 4, 2014 Blair Senior Services, Inc. will administer the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in Blair County for 2014. more »»

Art work to be exhibited

May 4, 2014 BEDFORD — The Bedford Senior Center, East Penn and South Richard streets, will hold its first Senior Art show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Frida. more »»

Dinner and music planned

May 4, 2014 Southern Blair Senior Center, 15229 Dunnings Highway, East Freedom, will hold a dinner with entertainment by Rich Hagens at 5 p.m. Friday. more »»

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 »»

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