Aging News Headlines: February 27, 2017
Senior community centers receive state grants
Four Philadelphia senior community centers are among those receiving grants from the Pennsylvania Lottery. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the recipients yesterday of the 2016-17 Senior Community Center Grants, which total $2 million and will be distributed to 38 centers throughout the commonwealth.
Aging News Headlines: February 24, 2017
Event to focus on addressing social determinants of health
Aging-service professionals are invited to attend “Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health,” the second of a three-part series, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Hall of Flags Room in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.
Aging News Headlines: February 23, 2017
Consumer Headlines: February 22, 2017
‘The Learning Tree’
Mount Airy resident Barbara Bloom was intrigued by the concept of neighbors teaching neighbors. When she and and a core of dedicated volunteers started the Mount Airy Learning Tree (MALT) 35 years ago to do just this, they didn’t have a clue how popular the organization’s mostly evening and weekend classes would become
Meditation is an ancient mind and body practice that is estimated to date back as far as 5,000 B.C. Most forms of meditation Most share the practice of concentrated focus upon a sound, object, visualization, the breath or movement in order to increase awareness of the present moment – a state called mindfulness – as well as to lower stress, promote relaxation, and enhance personal and spiritual growth.