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NATIONWIDE — For years, there was a push to encourage seniors to work. Working added to retirement income, it got seniors out of the house and interacting with people, and it might even stave … more
REGION — Did you miss AmeriCorps Week in March? It hailed the volunteer work of a legion of people aged 55 and up, the members of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and AmeriCorps … more
MONTICELLO, NY — “There’s no better time than now to make a difference in your community by volunteering your time,” said Martha Tully, Sullivan County’s RSVP (Retired … more
UPPER DELAWARE REGION — If you have an older cellphone or network-connected device, that device might stop working by the end of the year. That's the message senior citizens are hearing from … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — On December 20, the Sullivan West Class of 2022 squared off against the Class of 2023, as the seniors took on the juniors in a senior class volleyball fundraiser. At … more
Town of Thompson presents check to Monti seniors MONTICELLO, NY — The Town of Thompson presented a check for $5,000 to the Monticello Seniors at their meeting on October 28. “This … more
Winston Churchill famously described the Soviet Union as “a riddle inside an enigma wrapped in a mystery.” That is also an apt way to describe your Social Security benefit, or so it seems … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff is warning the public about a recent scam targeting Sullivan County senior citizens. In the latest scam, residents will receive a telephone … more
According to the Census Bureau, 24.6 percent of Wayne County’s people are over 65. In Pike, it’s 23.5 percent. In Sullivan County, NY: 19.3 percent. In rural areas nationally, that … more
CALLICOON, NY — It was a few hours into the launch of the OFA on Wheels! bus on August 5, and the staff, staying comfortable under a tent in the Callicoon depot parking lot, was ready. The … more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan and the SUNY Sullivan Foundation have partnered to create a limited number of full- and part-time scholarships for graduating seniors or adults who are continuing their education at the college. Application deadline is Monday, July 26. Download the application at www.bit.ly/3zeXdb4. more
HONESDALE, PA — Working to make sure Wayne County runs safely and smoothly takes many hands; two of those were recognized at the June 3 meeting of the Wayne County Commissioners. more
HONESDALE, PA — Taking a moment to honor the community’s older residents, as Wayne County does each May for Older Americans Month, seemed especially fitting after such a difficult … more
The month of February is traditionally recognized as American Heart Month. Because of the ongoing pandemic, this recognition has been overshadowed by COVID-19 statistics about new coronavirus … more
NEW YORK — Two bipartisan House bills will hopefully do a bit more to keep seniors safe, whether in their homes or in nursing care. In October, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado announced … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Tuesday, September 22, just before Honesdale High’s girls’ varsity soccer squad took to the field for the first time this year, the school honored its senior … more
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