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Posted on: January 25, 2016

Senior Spelling Bee set for Wednesday, April 6th

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Westmoreland County residents 55 and older are encouraged to enter.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

2016 Income Tax Assistance revised

The AARP Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program offers free tax help to people who cannot afford professional assistance.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

New to Medicare? Join us for "Medicare 101"

New to Medicare?
Join us for“Medicare 101”
at one of the following locations:

Tuesday, March 15, 2016WCCC
Latrobe2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Registration code: PRDX 5019-60

Tuesday, April 26, 2016WCCC
Youngwood6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Smart Driver Courses offered for those 50 and older


Course Identification No. Course Location

Westmoreland County Community College145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA:

RSVL 2150-01 M/T Mar. 21 & 22 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
RSVL...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Upcoming Events at the West Newton Center for Active Adults

The West Newton Center for Active Adults is located at 103 E. Main Street, West Newton, PA, and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call Lisa at 724-872-4976 to make a lunch reservation, then join us for daily card playing, Wii bowl...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2015

4 gain access to Derry-area home after 1 falsely claims to work for Area Agency on Aging

Warnings of a scheme that targets the elderly were issued Tuesday because a group of people deemed “suspicious” gained entry to a Westmoreland County resident's home.

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Posted on: July 8, 2015

Westmoreland Area Agency on Aging lends support to caregivers

It's been emotionally draining and heartbreaking for Peg Wiley to watch her husband slip into dementia...

Every month, she looks forward to one day in particular marked on her calendar — the second Wednesday.

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Posted on: May 21, 2015

Pennsylvania War Council releases 'Wanted' poster to make veterans aware of 'scammers'

There are many out there willing to take advantage of our veterans and/or their families. The PAWC asks you to display the linked 'Wanted' poster to help raise awareness.

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Posted on: March 17, 2015

Geriatric Depression

Geriatric Depression

Generally, while depression is a more common experience for older people, it is by no means a normal consequence of aging. A certain percentage of all age cohorts are depressed, but a higher percentage is expressed in older popula...Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2014

Jeannette Senior Center Offers Local Activities

The Jeannette Senior Center is boasting new signs,and the president of the center, Dick Gounder, and the other members of the center are very proud of it.

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