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The Elderly and the Zika Virus

Caregivers in the Garden

From Approved Senior Network, written by Brenda Funk It’s summer and that means gardening season is underway. For those who want to garden and grow their plant seedlings, they would have had to get their garden planted by now. For those who are planning to go to a nursery to…

PA Governor’s Budget for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities

From The Arc, Scranton PA On February 9, Governor Wolf proposed a $33.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2016-2017. This is a 10.89% increase compared to the $30.03 final 2015-2016 budget. The General Assembly is currently creating their own budget proposal for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. After it is formally…

10 Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Well-Being

From Everyday Health, By Diana Rodriguez , Reviewed by Pat F. Bass, III, MD, MPH A challenged brain is a happy brain. So when the kids are grown and you’ve retired from your job, you could find yourself struggling a bit to stay busy and engaged, and you might feel depressed. You wouldn’t be alone. The National Alliance…

Q & A: Medicare for Workers over Age 65

From AARP.com, Written by Patricia Barry Medicare’s 50th anniversary on July 30 celebrates the enduring popularity of a program that has transformed health security for older and disabled Americans. Medicare has protected many millions from poor health, premature death and medical bankruptcy, as was the hope when President Lyndon Johnson signed the program into…

Recipe of the Week: Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits With Chives

From Everyday Health Ingredients 1 1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose 1/2 cup(s) cornmeal, yellow or white, stone-ground 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground 1/2 cup(s) cheese, cheddar, shredded extra-sharp 2 tablespoon butter, cold, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3/4 cup(s) sour cream, reduced-fat 1/4…

What is the "Federal Funds Rate"?

Written by:  Jamie Kresge, Abington Financial Group In December 2015, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.25% to 0.50%, the first shift from the rock-bottom 0% to 0.25% level where it had remained since December 2008. The federal funds rate is…

Recipe of the Week: Artichoke and Ripe-Olive Tuna Salad

2015 Year-End Tax Planning Basics

Recipe of the Week: Crispy Taco Shells

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