Seven wheelchair-bound seniors from Neshaminy Manor in Warrington were treated to a day of Phillies baseball at Citizens Bank Park, complete with hot dogs and cheese steaks, thanks to local charity Twilight Wish Foundation and the Phillies organization. The residents, along with their Neshaminy Manor caretakers and staff from Twilight Wish, enjoyed a great game on June 12th, as the Phillies swept the Padres in the series.
Spring Village at Floral Vale, a Memory Care Community located in Yardley, is seeking talented individuals to participate in their Village Talent Show. This event will be held outdoors on the community’s property, Saturday, September 20th at 2:00pm (rain date will be September 21st). Parking will be available.
The Middletown Senior Citizen’s Association offers a travel program for all ages. Buses depart from Middletown Senior Citizen’s Association, 2142 Trenton Road, Levittown. Make checks payable to M.S.C.A. and mail to above address.
Include traveler’s name, phone number, address, and partners. Call for further details at 215-945-5345 or 215-945-2920.
If you are a veteran, the Guardian’s Honor Guard needs you to help give final military honors to our departed veterans who are laid to rest at the Veterans National Cemetery in Washington Crossing, PA.
If you have an interest and want more details, please call the Guardian’s Honor Guard at 215-920-0739. You will find the experience to be both rewarding and emotional. Thank you!
A new choral group has started at the James E. Kinney Senior Center, 165 Township Road, Richboro. The Northampton Senior Singers is under the direction of Kay Hurewitz and Esther Kay, and assisted by Pete Palestina.
“You don’t have to be a great singer, just someone who wants to sing, have fun and feel good,” said Kay. “Our singers are non-professional and we are all about being together and enjoying ourselves. We sing with a karaoke as well as with lyric sheets.”
submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com
The last thing anyone wants after a death in the family is calls from debt collectors. So it’s important to know what a person’s creditors can (and cannot) legally do, and how to protect yourself and your family from improper or deceptive practices.
Sunny skies, combined with the complimentary Caddy Daddy bags that golfers received, a delicious outdoor lunch, and an elegant dinner with a view of the course, all helped to create a memorable day for all in attendance. Guest speaker Merrill Reese regaled guests with his insights into the world of sports. Guests enjoyed two auctions, one live and one silent, with a broad assortment of items up for bid, including golf equipment, baseball tickets, foursomes at special clubs, fine art, and a trip to Harrisburg featuring a tour with Representative Steve Santarsiero.
Family Service Association of Bucks County is now accepting volunteer applications for their Reassurance Program, a free, confidential telephone service offering reassurance, socialization and safety checks to older adults living in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Following training, volunteers are responsible for making regular calls to specific individuals.
by June Portnoy
During the 40th Annual RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) Recognition Luncheon on May 15th, county officials joined RSVP staff in honoring the agency’s 550 Bucks County volunteers. The event was held at the Buck Hotel in Trevose.