MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Burlington County senior citizens can find information about the many services and programs available to assist them by accessing the latest Directory of Services for Aging and Disability Services. The 120-page directory is published annually by the Burlington County Office on Aging and provides a comprehensive […]

In some cases, driving to the Oregon Convention Center just won’t work. PORTLAND, Ore — With the fast approaching eligibility date for seniors in Oregon to qualify for COVID-19 shots on February 8, there are many unanswered questions. Some are basic, like: Will those who have trouble driving really need […]

State must rethink vax plan I have read with great interest the opinion piece in The Jersey Journal (“Vaccine rollout a massive failure for seniors”; Jan. 29) and agree with everything written in the article. It was spot on, as were the letters by senior citizens relating the problems in securing […]

By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Throughout the pandemic, many seniors have been isolated from loved ones and flooded with grim news of their peers dying from the coronavirus at disproportionate rates. As spirits waned, the director of a Colorado nonprofit dedicated to shifting the mindset […]

A Montgomery group run by teachers, known as ‘Vaccine Hunters,’ is building momentum as they help elderly residents book vaccine appointments. SILVER SPRING, Md. — “I’m so happy, thank you God!” Araceli San Sebastian could not contain her excitement on Thursday morning. The 84-year-old woman and her 90-year-old husband Marcelino […]

With online registrations largely available only through individual providers, some seniors and their loved ones raced to sign up for openings that begin Monday. They refreshed Web pages, tested every link, and waited for hours, often to no avail. They described outdated information pages and glitchy websites that put them […]

Ella Stanley of Cape Elizabeth applied to and was accepted at Wellesley College, near Boston, but has not been able to tour the campus. Photo by Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer While trying to make one of the biggest decisions of her young life – picking a college where she’ll spend the […]

Frisco local Sharon Crawford competes in February at the Summit County Senior Winter Games at the Frisco Nordic Center. The 2021 Senior Winter Games have been partially canceled.Photo by Karol Murray After Summit Seniors board member Joan Tilden joined the master’s Nordic skiing group on its first day of the […]

A new study from Cedars-Sinai showed that evidence-based group exercise classes reduce loneliness and social isolation in older adults. Credit: Cedars-Sinai Older adults who joined group exercise classes experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes have continued virtually […]

Nostalgia has been back in fashion, big-time, ever since we were sequestered earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But I discovered recently, quite by accident, that there are some unusual ways to accumulate historical family trivia. Lots of isolated folks have found themselves sifting through decades worth of […]

10 Ways Older Adults Can Reduce Tax Bills Starting at Age 50 AUTHOR: SENIORLIVING.ORG TEAM · PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 2020 Everyone wants to keep more of their hard-earned money. Luckily for seniors, many of whom are on a fixed income, there are several ways for them to save on taxes. […]