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Newtown program explores keys to healthy aging

Join Pickering Manor and St. Mary Medical Center for an interactive program designed to keep adults healthy as they age.

“The ‘10 Keys’ to Healthy Aging: Learning to Manage Your Own Health” seminar will be held on April 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State St., Newtown.

Attendees will learn how to lower blood pressure; when to get routine cancer screenings; how to control blood sugar and cholesterol; ways to be active as they age; how to use an exercise band; how to lower fat, sugar, and salt; how to read a label; and learn portion sizes. Lunch will be provided along with an exercise band and carry all bag for all participants to take home.

This seminar is free, but limited seating is available. Call 215-968-3878 to reserve a spot or email

Pickering Manor is a nonprofit continuing life plan, senior living community, offering 10 semi-detached cottages, 24 apartments, 22 private personal care units and 47 licensed rehab/skilled nursing beds. Pickering Manor recently broke ground and expansion is underway.