(LAGUNA WOODS, Calif.) -- The pastor being hailed a hero for helping to thwart a gunman from taking additional lives at a California church described how the congregation, consisting mostly of elderly attendees, overtook the shooter. About 50 people had gathered at the Geneva Presbyterian... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As many Americans resume some sense of normalcy in daily life, a large sector of the population hit hard by the pandemic requires more assistance than ever and nonprofit groups are working tirelessly to deliver essential help for the increasing number... Read More.
Mechanicsburg, PA – Officials from the Pennsylvania Lottery and the Department of Aging visited Mechanicsburg Place Senior Center in Cumberland County to highlight the significant impact the Lottery has on older Pennsylvanians throughout the commonwealth. Specifically, Mechanicsburg Place Senior Center received a $54,861 grant from... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – With private insurers increasingly promoting their Medicare coverage plans through marketing campaigns that feature celebrities or offer gifts, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging has sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), supporting CMS' efforts to address the... Read More.
Salem Township, PA – A 78-year-old woman was hit by an unknown vehicle in Clarion County and was sent to the hospital for her injuries. Myrtle Gordon from Knox had been crossing Route 208 in Salem Township to get her mail just after 2:30 Monday... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is reminding seniors with older devices to learn about the potential impacts related to the shutdown of the 3G network service and prepare accordingly. The shutdown involves the nation's three major wireless carriers and could occur as... Read More.
Young Township, PA – A Punxsy man is being charged after allegedly throwing a glass ashtray at his 86-year-old mother on Christmas Eve. Police were originally called to the home on South Main Street Extension in Young Township just before 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24,... Read More.
DuBois, PA – This is the last day left to donate! Help us warm the hearts and feet of our elderly with Socks for Seniors with Connect FM and Christ the King Manor! Connect FM has partnered up once again to collect socks with Christ... Read More.
Clearfield, PA - An elderly woman was found sitting outside in the cold with not enough warm clothing on in Clearfield recently. Clearfield Borough Police helped her warm up when they responded to a report of her on North Second Street. They found that... Read More.
Cooper Township, PA – A Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging vehicle was vandalized recently. The 2016 Honda Accord belonging to the agency was parked at the senior center in Curwensville when it was damaged sometime between 9 p.m. on Tuesday and 7 a.m. on... Read More.