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Go ahead and search “job hunting tips for seniors.” The internet will give you lots of suggestions, from “don’t be lazy” (Thanks, internet!) to “use Indeed and … more
Sullivan County Office for the Aging County Government Center 100 North Street, PO Box 5012 Monticello, NY 12701 Phone: 845/794-3000 ext. 0241 Direct dial: 845/807-0241 Hours: … more
Grandparents take on the challenge of childrearing in their retirement years more
MONTICELLO, NY — Call it “The Event.”Something happened. Maybe you fell and, suddenly, you need a wheelchair, but your house is full of stairs. Maybe you’ve been ill and … more
BETHEL, NY — A small group of protestors lined the entrance to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Thursday afternoon, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo was set to arrive and speak at the Catskill Challenge Award Ceremony.  more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY —Taking a momentary break in the fast-paced action on the field during the 15th Annual Donna Deppa Invitational, Sullivan West High School honored their senior track and … more
I grew up listening to stories about my colorful family: about Uncle Christian Wilhelm who went to Russia with Napoleon, great-great-great grandpa who fought in the American Civil War, my aunt Norma … more
It’s an old story about being old. Suddenly, there’s all this extra time to fill. Your body is weird and doesn’t work the way it used to. It’s too easy to watch TV or surf … more
REGION — Growing Older Together (GOT) is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization that provides members, aged 60 and older, both the practical means and the social connections to live … more
Native plants walk and photography workshop MILFORD, PA — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy is leading a native plants walk and photography workshop on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon … more
The combination of the post-World War II baby boom and breakthroughs in medical research is causing the aging population in the United States to surge. This population boom over the next few decades … more
Exercise is essential for a healthy mind and body, but it’s just one piece of the puzzle. Pairing a brain healthy diet with daily movement will create a longer, happier and more comfortable … more
Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life, weakening their thinking, remembering, reasoning and ability to care for … more
HONESDALE—Kathy Gouldsbury loves her job. As director of social services at Ellen Memorial Healthcare Center in Honesdale, she’s responsible for much of the paperwork that keeps the place … more
ELDRED, NY — About $3 billion a year. That’s the estimate of the losses absorbed by older Americans as a result of financial abuse. Many experts believe the cost to be much higher … more
REGION — Volunteer teams from Growing Older Together (GOT) and Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support (SEEDS) recently completed a joint project of energy-efficiency upgrades for … more
HONESDALE, PA — This was the Christmas that Glen Lee was able to wear dog tags again. He lost his, in another place, long ago. Several months ago, he told Deby Gumpper about the loss. And it … more
There are many different kinds of scams out there, but most share the same goal: to swindle victims out of their hard-earned money. According to the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, the … more
Free exercise classes PIKE COUNTY, PA — The Pike County Area Agency on Aging has been sponsoring Healthy Steps in Motion (HSIM) at senior centers around the county. HSIM is a free exercise … more
There are a number of groups in our area geared toward seniors, in addition to the county agencies on aging, that offer companionship, entertainment and/or an opportunity for interesting and useful … more
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