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In This Issue, January 2017

Jan 01, 2017 03:07PM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

Tish of Vanadium Woods Village as Cleopatra

UPMC Senior Communities’ Residents Recreate History - Jan 01, 2017 02:24PM

Every spring for the past five years, an unusual caravan has made its way through UPMC Senior Communities’ campuses. Read More » 

 

Healthy Start Caf Provides Wellness Opportunities for Seniors - Jan 01 2017 0224PM

Healthy Start Café Provides Wellness Opportunities for Seniors - Jan 01, 2017 02:24PM

Pastor William Diehm of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Highland was looking for a viable way to expand an exercise program that his church had been operating for the last nine years. Read More » 

 

St Barnabas Charities Free Care Fund Provides Care to Residents in Need - Jan 01 2017 0224PM

St. Barnabas Charities’ Free Care Fund Provides Care to Residents in Need - Jan 01, 2017 02:24PM

The cost of senior care can stretch family budgets to the breaking point, and while financial help is available through government programs. Read More » 

 

Early Testing Important in Slowing Age-related Macular Degeneration - Jan 01 2017 0224PM

Early Testing Important in Slowing Age-related Macular Degeneration - Jan 01, 2017 02:24PM

Age-related macular degeneration, known as AMD, is a common eye disease that causes a distortion in the central vision of older adults. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy Helena Trent

Focusing the Mind and Body through Tai Chi - Jan 01, 2017 02:24PM

The connection between the mind and the body can be a very powerful one. If your body is in pain, often your mental health suffers and vice versa. Read More » 

 

CORE Working to Raise Awareness about Organ Donation - Jan 01 2017 0225PM

CORE Working to Raise Awareness about Organ Donation - Jan 01, 2017 02:25PM

CORE is the acronym for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education. Founded in 1977, it is one of 58 federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organizations in the United States. Read More » 

 

Shady Side Academy

Preparing for Life after High School - Jan 01, 2017 02:25PM

Today’s high schools are preparing students for success by offering myriad opportunities to get a jumpstart on their futures. Read More » 

 

World War II Japanese Offensive Class

Educational Opportunities Abound for Nontraditional Students - Jan 01, 2017 02:25PM

For many people, education continues well beyond college age. Read More » 

 

Campus food pantry at the Community College of Allegheny County

CUFBA Helps Colleges and Universities Battle Food Insecurity among Students - Jan 01, 2017 02:25PM

There are many challenges that college students face as they work to earn degrees. Read More » 

 

Author Relives Her Roots in New Novel - Jan 01 2017 0225PM

Author Relives Her Roots in New Novel - Jan 01, 2017 02:25PM

When she's not doing the mom thing, Faletti is an accomplished author and has already self-published three young adult novels called The Whisper Trilogy. Read More » 

 

PetCare patient Demitri

State-of-the-art Veterinary Cancer Treatment Arriving in Pittsburgh - Jan 01, 2017 02:25PM

If you consider your pet a valued family member, it can be heartbreaking to learn that he or she has cancer. Read More » 

 

NAPO to Host Local Organizing Event National Trade Conference - Jan 01 2017 0226PM

NAPO to Host Local Organizing Event, National Trade Conference - Jan 01, 2017 02:26PM

One of the biggest resolutions that people make each year is to get organized, but it’s not as easy as it sounds. Read More » 

 

Hoarders crew

Developing an APPtitude for Organization - Jan 01, 2017 02:26PM

New Year’s resolutions to get organized are well and good, but knowing where to start can be tough. Read More » 

 

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Flying and Fighting Zombies in Valley Forge, PA - Jan 01, 2017 02:26PM

Holding my laser machine gun at the ready, I slowly rounded the corner of the dingy shower room, trying to spot the crazed toys and creepy zombies that I knew were lying in wait. Read More » 

 

What is the Significance of a Table - Jan 01 2017 0301PM

What is the Significance of a Table? - Jan 01, 2017 03:01PM

Every house has one; in fact, most houses have two. One for daily meals, a second for dining over formal occasions. Read More » 

 

Ease Cabin Fever with Indoor Enrichment for Your Pets - Jan 01 2017 0254PM

Ease Cabin Fever with Indoor Enrichment for Your Pets - Jan 01, 2017 02:54PM

Animals need ways to stay active – physically and mentally – all year long. Read More » 

 

Intention Versus Resolution  How to Achieve Your Wellness Goals for 2017 - Jan 01 2017 0258PM

Intention Versus Resolution: How to Achieve Your Wellness Goals for 2017 - Jan 01, 2017 02:58PM

Here we go again—that inspirational time of year when everyone, including the media, is capitalizing on the first of the year to change habits and behaviors. Read More » 

 

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