Advocacy, Information, and Assistance for Seniors

We provide advocacy, information and assistance to older adults living in Union and Snyder counties. We help people access the services they need to remain at home or we assist them with nursing home or assisted living placement and related services. 

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Healthy Steps for Older Adults: A Program to Prevent Falls Tues., Aug. 19

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Are you concerned about falling?  Is a fear of falling keeping you from doing things you used to enjoy?  Are you not getting out as much as you used to?  As you grow older you have a higher risk of falling.  Falls are also more likely to cause serious injuries in older people. 

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Penn State Co-op Extension to Offer 'Dining with Diabetes' Program

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Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning, cooking demonstrations, and hands-on food preparation and tasting, class discussions regarding important information to help you manage your diabetes, and new physical activity choices. Lab tests will be offered to measure HbA1c. In addition to class handouts and test results, participants also receive the following resources: exercise DVD, resistance band for exercising, Joslin Diabetes Center educational materials, complete collection of Dining with Diabetes recipes, and Plate Method placemat.

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Funeral Advantage Program not a federal program

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The trifold card looks official with its declaration that it’s intended for “United States Mail Recipient.”  On the reverse side it states “The U.S. Government, the Federal Medicare Program nor any state agency is affiliated with … .”

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