Entries by Kasie Ream

Why Good Posture Matters!

Maintaining good posture can become more challenging as you age. This can be due to tightness and weakness of muscles that stabilize the spine. Poor posture can also lead to other health concerns including: -Increased risk of falls -Decreased ability to properly swallow, chew and breath -Increased pain and other joint problems throughout the body […]

Make Your Next Move With Confidence

If you are considering your next steps as a home owner please don’t hesitate to reach out to Melissa Ruffing, real estate agent. She is a senior center sponsor and is a Senior Real Estate Specialist who can help you make informed decisions on all of your housing needs.  

The 2018 Subaru Share the Love Event is Underway!

Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly 2 million meals nationwide to seniors in need.   Why does Subaru support Meals on Wheels? Too […]

America Let’s Do Lunch!

Golden Connections Community Center, Let’s Do Lunch: Volunteer with Meals on Wheels More than 10 million seniors in the United States (that’s 1 in 6) currently face the threat of hunger and 15 million seniors are living alone in isolation. And, each and every day, Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver one million meals to those […]

Lion Pharmacy Donates$1 for Every Flu Shot

Lion Pharmacy has partnered with the Golden Connections Community Center to help the community stay healthy during flu season. For every flu shot given at Lion Pharmacy the company will donate $1.00 to the community center. Please consider using Lion Pharmacy as your preferred flu shot provider this fall and winter season.

Free Medicare Counseling

Get Help Navigating Medicare  The York County Area Agency on Aging’s APPRISE Program will offer free personalized counseling during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period, which begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. The annual enrollment period is when Medicare beneficiaries can review their coverage and determine if health and prescription plans continue to meet their needs. By […]

THE STATE OF SENIOR HUNGER IN AMERICA 2015 REPORT

Earlier this month, Feeding America and The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) released The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study on food insecurity among seniors in the U.S. The report shows that 5.4 million seniors age 60 or older (8.1 percent) were food insecure in 2015, the most recent […]

Meals on Wheels Scam – Berks County

Meals on Wheels Phone Scam Affecting PA Seniors Reading, PA—Berks Encore would like to alert Berks County senior citizens to a new Meals on Wheels scam.  Berks Encore Meals on Wheels clients have reported being contacted by scammers claiming to represent Meals on Wheels; the scammers request personal information. The scammer asks the individual to […]