State awards $70,000 for improvements to the Stephen Foster Community Center that include expanding its hours.
Gary Rotstein's What's New In Aging
New report focuses on recommendations for avoiding pitfalls of loneliness, isolation in later years.
State’s older population has been growing much faster than other ages and ranks sixth-highest in country.
Nursing home resident in Huntingdon is 113 and counting.
Six-week program in March is designed to provide tools to ease stress, cope better with caregiving demands.
Governor wants to merge programs for older adults with others in a newly created, large Department of Health and Human Services.
It’s easy to see how an older person may fall victim to a desperate caller claiming to be a family member in need.
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