Age Well, Age Wise: Episode 2

OnQ continues its special series on the health of senior citizens with a profile of a unique program called AgeWell. AgeWell is a one-stop resource center and hotline that helps seniors to live independently, and benefits their families, too. OnQ concludes this episode with an informative discussion of the many local health, social and community resources available in this region.

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Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.

Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009


Who helps patients in financial need when they are facing the most serious medical conditions? This report features Pittsburgh-based Adagio Health and its support for women with breast and cervical cancers.


This beautiful Oakland landmark is a fitting tribute to all war veterans. WQED ollowed the building's impressive renovation. Writer/Producer: David Solomon. Camera/Editing: Paul Ruggieri.


We all know what the Pittsburgh Steelers can do on the football field? But what about on the basketball court? Dave & Dave find out first hand as Franco Harris coaches them, along with a team made up of former heavyweight boxing champ Roy Jones, Jr., NBA great Armon Gillliam, and various Pittsburgh media celebs. It's all part of the big season finale at the Mellon Arena for Pittsburgh's CBA team, The Xplosion. Now that the pads are off, we'll see how tough those Steelers are!


OnQ focuses on a language developed by a Pittsburgh-area man that helps physically and mentally challenged people lead fuller lives. Minspeak allows people to independently communicate a large vocabulary more quickly and efficiently than in similar devices.


This popular restaurant in Allison Park is known for its Italian food and its outdoor garden where herbs are grown for the chef's specialties. OnQ contributor Susie Meister reports.

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