Legion Auxiliary sponsoring DC bus tour

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #148 is sponsoring a “Memorials, Monuments, and Cherry Blossom Tour” of Washington, DC on Thursday, April 9th.

The itinerary (which is subject to change) is as follows:

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Income tax preparation assistance provided by AARP

The Township Library of Lower Southampton, located at 1983 Bridgetown Pike in Feasterville, will once again be a tax preparation site this year. This free tax service will be provided by AARP for senior citizens and low- to moderate-income individuals.

The service will take place every Monday through April 13th from noon to 4:00pm. You must make an appointment in order to receive this tax guidance. You can make your appointment at the Information Desk or by calling the library at 215-355-1183, x104. Walk-ins will not be accommodated.

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In Memoriam

James W. Snow of Levittown died Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 2015, at his home. He was 74.

Born in York County, James moved to Bensalem as a teenager and was a 1959 graduate of Bensalem High School where he played football and participated in various other activities. He moved to Levittown in the early 1970’s.

He worked for Griffin Pipe in Florence, N.J. for over 30 years.

James was a member of Emilie United Methodist Church. He was also active with the Bux/Mont Squires of Song and the Friends of Bolton Mansion. He will be remembered as a very active and energetic man within his community. He loved being outdoors and especially enjoyed biking, hiking, skiing, kayaking and gardening.

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2015 Middletown Seniors’ bus trip

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.

  • Wednesday, March 11th: CELEBRATE ST PATTY’S DAY at Doolan’s Shore Club, Spring Lake, NJ – Lunch, cocktails, Green Derby Irish Band starring Jimmy Byrne, comedian & bagpiper. Cost: $86. Leave 9:30am, return 5:00pm.
  • Wednesday, April 15th: Mural Capital of the World & Culinary of Arts Luncheon, Philadelphia – Tour Culinary School, complete lunch & guided tour by an Mural of Arts Expert. Cost: $77. Leave 9:45am, return 5:15pm.
  • Wednesday, April 29th: On Broadway in NYC, Orchestra Seats & NYC Free time – “MATILDA THE MUSICAL” Cost: $134; “LES MISERABLES” Cost: $144. Leave 9:30am, return 7:30pm.
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‘The Way We Were’

The Art Gallery at Spring Village at Floral Vale opened a unique exhibit to celebrate Valentine’s Day featuring Wedding and Engagement Portraits on February 14th to February 16th. The exhibit, aptly titled “The Way We Were,” drew attention to nearly 30 portraits of Spring Village’s residents and their spouses.

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Firstrust Financial Resources expands retirement & employee financial education initiative

The Senior Management Team of Firstrust Financial Resources (FFR), a Philadelphia-based financial services firm, has announced the recent hire of Ethan Shiller as a Financial Advisor. Shiller’s addition is the latest in a series of moves designed to allow the firm to implement its expansion efforts focused on financial education, individual and small business retirement planning, employee benefits, high-end estate planning and life insurance strategies.

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Always Best Care Senior Services: Helping seniors age in place with dignity

by June Portnoy

If you’re caring for an older family member, there are obviously times you can’t be there to tend to their needs, and as their needs increase with age, it becomes more difficult to provide them with all the care they need.

Fortunately, Always Best Care Senior Services, a leader in non-medical in-home care, can offer you the assistance you need so your loved one can maintain an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their home.

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Many unaware Medicare covers chronic conditions, preventative care and vaccines

submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com

A lot of health care providers still don’t know that the law has changed, and Medicare now covers many skilled nursing, home health and therapy services even if they simply maintain a person’s health and don’t improve their condition.

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Senior Adults for Greater Education (S.A.G.E.)

Senior Adults for Greater Education (S.A.G.E.) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization “devoted to uniting youth and seniors in their quest to enrich education and leave a legacy for future generations.” S.A.G.E. recognizes the wisdom of older adults and integrates their contributions into the school community in a variety of intergenerational activities for the mutual benefit of youth, seniors and the community.

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Northampton Township James E. Kinney Senior Center

“Energize Your Life” at the Northampton Township James E. Kinney Senior Center located at 165 Township Road in Richboro. There is a whole new world to explore and experience. At the age of 55 or better, you can improve your mind, strengthen your body and lift your spirits.

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