Local assisted living celebrates hidden talents during National Assisted Living Week

In recognition of National Assisted Living Week® (September 7 – 13), the Brunswick at Attleboro will host a series of events for residents, families, and the surrounding community, which will highlight the bonds built between residents and employees.

The weeklong celebration kicked off with the unveiling of a special photo exhibit, “Humans of the Brunswick”, created by residents and staff. The exhibit was inspired by the popular photo-blog, “Humans of New York”, which features candid photos of New Yorkers accompanied by short stories and quotes.

In addition to the exhibit, artwork created by the Brunswick residents and employees will be on display during the fourth annual Art Show which takes place September 11th, at 6:30pm and is open to the general public.

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2014 Middletown Seniors’ bus trips

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.

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How to deal with a deceased loved one’s debt collectors

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.

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Volunteers needed for older adult Reassurance Program

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.

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How to deal with a deceased loved one’s debt collectors

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.

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RSVP recognizes the valuable service of its volunteers

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.

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Some helpful tips on long-term care insurance

submitted by Rosemary G. Caligiuri, CASL™, President, Harvest Group Financial Services

Your goals and priorities will probably change as you plan to retire. Along with them, your insurance needs may change as well. Retirement is typically a good time to review the different parts of your insurance program and make any changes that might be needed.

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Corn knee high by the Fourth of July

Spring Village at Floral Vale, a secured memory care community in Yardley, known for innovative resident enrichment, has announced their plans for a “Farm To Table” project right in their backyard. Under the direction of their Executive Director, Deb Bodnar and their Dining Services Coordinator, Chef Chris Behm, their goal is to provide residents with a hands-on, visual and culinary experience. The hope is that residents will be enjoying the fruits of the community’s labor right on their dining tables this summer season at Spring Village.

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2014 Middletown Seniors’ bus trips

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.

  • Tuesday, July 15th: Resorts Casino Atlantic City, NJ “SUMMER LOVIN’,” A Bobby Darin & Connie Francis Tribute, Buffet and $20 Slot Play. Cost is $65. Leave 9:45am, return 7:15pm.
  • Thursday, August 21st: Ace in the Hole’s “SENIOR DAY,” at The Brownstone, Paterson, NJ. 40’s & 50’s band, comedian, family style lunch, Happy Hour, door prizes and more. Cost is $80. Leave 9:00am, return 5:30pm.
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Sharks win Winter Northampton Senior Center Billiards Championship

Team Sharks won the Winter League Billiards Championship on April 21st during the tournament held at the James E. Kinney Senior Center.

The Sharks, represented by players (pictured from left) Bob Pavie, Janet Tomkins, Mike Parry and Lou Costello beat the Sticks in the final best of three round, 2-0.

To see the winning shot by Lou Costello, go to http://youtu.be/31DlYQjT4rk online.

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