Seniors repeat defeat of Supervisors at Northampton Days Bocce Challenge

The annual bocce challenge took place between the James E. Kinney Senior Center bocce team and the Northampton Township Supervisors team during the Northampton Days festival on September 7th. The Seniors, four-time defending champs, once again defeated the Supervisors in a best of three match. The Seniors took the first two matches 11-8 in game one and 11-5 in game two.  The Supervisors gave a great effort in game one but could not bounce back in game two.

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.

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Be careful when making changes to your will

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

If an estate plan isn’t kept current, it can become useless. You should always make sure your will is up to date with your wishes, your financial circumstances, and current tax and other laws.

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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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