Care Plus More, the premier non-medical senior care agency in Bucks County, has teamed up with AlzBetter®, The Dementia Care Experts, to enable the best care available to those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and memory loss. Care Plus More specializes in providing quality companion and personal care for clients living in the communities of Central and Lower Bucks County of Pennsylvania.
The Middletown Senior Citizen’s Association offers a travel programfor 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, April 29th: On Broadway in NYC, Orchestra Seats & NYC Free time.“Wicked,” cost $139; “Les Miserables,” cost $144. Leave 9:30am, return 7:30pm.
The members of Soroptimist International of Indian Rock, Inc., a local service club of business and professional women working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment, have announced the appointment of Ms. Ginny Cooper as the club’s first ever Honorary Chair for their 25th Annual Fall Dinner and Fashion Show.
- Beverly Carter (left) hands check to Dan Hoffman, EMT from Yardley Makefield Emergency Unit, making a generous donation to this organization.
- Eric Blackshire (left), Executive Chef at McCaffrey’s, hands Mary Ann Wolf a free sample of a healthy food item.
- Suzanne R. Filippone (left), Eldercare Specialist, gives brochure to Ellie Hammill about LIFE St. Mary, a program helping people live safely at home with the assistance from a team of compassionate healthcare experts.
- Jim Feyka (left) receives a free flu shot from pharmacist David Sacavage.
- Corrine Cohen (left) receives free blood pressure screening administered by LPN Kate Pietrowski.
Spring Village at Floral Vale, specializing in memory care, has announced the formation of an Alzheimer’s Support Group. The first meeting will be held Tuesday, November 18th, from 7:00 to 8:00pm at 600 Township Line Road, Yardley. It will continue to meet once a month on the third Tuesday of every month.
submitted by Rosemary G. Caligiuri, CASL™, President, Harvest Group Financial Services
Although most of us recognize the importance of sound retirement planning, few of us embrace the nitty-gritty work involved. With thousands of investment possibilities, complex rules governing retirement plans, and so on, most people don’t even know where to begin. Here are some suggestions to help you get started.
submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com
The annual gift tax exemption will remain at $14,000 in 2015. According to the IRS, a gift is a voluntary transfer of property from a donor to a donee without full and adequate consideration. An individual may give gifts up to $14,000 each year to as many individuals as they wish without having to file a Federal gift tax return. A married couple can make joint gifts up to $28,000 each year.
by June Portnoy
When Richboro’s Harvey Goodman was diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer and told his days were numbered, his initial feelings were hopelessness and despair that his life would soon be over. Today, six years later and cancer-free, Harvey reflects on how he fought his battle to survive.
At age 64, Harvey’s life was turned upside down, in October 2008, when his oncologist told him he had Stage 4 adenocarcinoma of the small intestine, with metastasis to the liver. His doctor explained to him that this was a rare, incurable form of cancer.
- Dave Root of Levittown picks up some information, compliments of Rep. John Galloway.
- Linda Mazenko (left) and Agnes Melville check out the Veterans Benefits table.
- Joanne Hayes (right) with Joan Ridler, Director of Marketing of Langhorne Physicians Services at Saint Mary Medical Center.
- Paula Kidd (right) of Fairless Hills gets some information from Raymond Rauanheimo, AARP Driver Safety Volunteer, Instructor and Tech Advisor.
- James (left) and Marcella (right) Hockenberry, of Fairless Hills, talk to Amanda Mayer, Health Promotion Coordinator from Bucks County Area Agency on Aging.
Pictured from left is Team Supervisors, Barry Moore, Larry Weinstein, George Komelasky, Eileen Silver and Kim Rose; and Team Seniors, Pete Palestina, Ray Schiwall, Janet Tomkins and Bob Pavie.