From the monthly archives: May 2011

For nearly forty years Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster PA, Resident Warner Strube taught high school chemistry, making significant contributions to the academic lives of his students.  As a volunteer with the Lancaster Area Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (LAVORP), Warner is using his extensive experience working with teenagers to […]

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Like most well-heeled young ladies in Japan, Fujie Twilling was taught the traditional Japanese arts of floral
arrangement and the tea ceremony in her youth. Now, as a Resident of Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster PA, she’s sharing her knowledge and passion for these art forms by volunteering in […]

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For most accounting professionals, tax season ends with a sigh of relief on April 15. But not for June Wesbury. June, who is a retired C.P.A. and Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster PA, Resident, volunteers year-round as Lancaster County’s regional coordinator for the AARP Tax-Aide program.  Tax-Aide is the largest […]

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It’s often true that planning in advance for your vacation, and buying well ahead of time, can be your surest bet for finding the best price on airfare or a cruise.  However, with the increased competition in the online travel marketplace, many seniors are starting to realize the benefits of nabbing that last […]

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Staycation, defined as “a period of time in which an individual or family stays and relaxes at home, or vacations in their own country, possibly taking day trips to area attractions.”  Many individuals—both seniors and younger generations alike—have been turning to staycation ideas in the last few years.  A staycation can be a […]

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According to the University of Illinois Ear and Eye Infirmary,  Macular Degeneration appears in nearly 30% of mature adults over the age of 75.  Aging, family history, and a genetic prevalence are the leading causes of macular degeneration. Below is a synopsis of many of the macular degeneration questions explained in further detail:

Currently, […]

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There is no doubt gardening can increase both your health and well being.  It provides a therapeutic activity while giving seniors easy access to fresh ingredients for cooking.  If your vegetable gardening is limited by insufficient space, you may want to consider raising fresh, nutritious, homegrown vegetables in containers. A window sill, a patio, […]

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