To kick off our annual award season, Modern Senior Magazine presents the EMSY Awards, Excellence in Modern Senior Yearly Awards, with top editor picks in select categories that capture the modern senior lifestyle.
- Bullfrog Brewery& Restaurant
Brunch is a staple of the American Sunday. Jazz up your Sundays at Bullfrog Brewery & Restaurant—literally!
Jazz workshops distinguish this restaurant/brewery from all other options. Performers are invited to perform along with the hosts. With delicious and classic American meals an order away, jazz music and mimosas will flow throughout your dining experience.
The expansive brunch menu features locally grown meat and produce. If you are in the mood for eggs, check out their Benedict Stack or Bullfrog Breakfast Bowl. If you’re looking for something lighter, they have a wide variety of salads to choose from.
Due to popularity, large parties may require a reservation. The open mic show allows you to enjoy musical tunes as you dine in the family-friendly locale with a special brunch menu to complete your jazzy Sunday. This is a can’t-miss.
- Mary Wells Dining Room, Wellsboro, PA
- Dutch Haven Restaurant, Lock Haven, PA
- Kinfolk Family Restaurant, Sellinsgrove, PA
- Alabaster Coffee Roaster & Tea Company
Alabaster wins hands down. Echoing the feel and vibe of Brooklyn or San Francisco, Alabaster retains a cozy, artsy environment perfect for a chat with friends or a long afternoon pouring yourself over work.
Alabaster uses the pour over method for coffee making, an excellent method to learn and use in your own home. In fact, the baristas in Alabaster can teach you, guaranteeing that all flavors of the bean will be included and tasted.
With a homey feel and engaging baristas, Alabaster serves the public in all matters coffee, tea and anything else in-between. A visit to Alabaster will leave you with quality coffee in hand and a smile on your face.
- Little Amps Coffee Roasters, Harrisburg, PA
- The Kind Café, Selinsgrove, PA
- Amazon Kindle
If you love to read, the Amazon Kindle is a lightweight device that is easy to use and can store more than 1,000 books in one place. The Kindle screen, adjustable fonts and lighting make it possible to customize your reading experience just the way you like it. The Kindle is portable and convenient to use almost anywhere. A wide selection of eBooks and audio books are available for use with the Kindle and can be shared with family members and friends. It’s easy to select books, turn pages and change the settings with the Amazon Kindle. Amazon Kindles also have internet capabilities to search the web and download books. Prices for the Amazon Kindle vary depending on the model, the Amazon Kindle is our Editors’ Pick for the best E-Reader award and makes a great gift idea.
- Barnes and Noble Nook
- Sony Reader
- Kobo Aura
Medical Alarm Service
With 25 years of experience in the industry, Alert1 offers top-notch medical alarm services with 24/7 coverage and superb customer care to match. With no activation fees, no contracts, unlimited button pushes and a 30-day money back policy, the Williamsport-based company offers nationwide service for any and all emergencies. Alert1’s members can rely on the responder to stay on the line until help arrives.
Unlike other providers, Alert1 has a transparent pricing plan with multiple options to match your needs and no hidden fees popping up at any time of the service. They also have an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.
Alert1 is our editor’s pick for best nationwide medical alarm service.
- Life Alert
- Family Care Medical Alarms
- Apple iPhone 5s
- Motorola Droid Maxx
- Samsung Galaxy Note 3
- Google Nexus 5
- Hampton Inn
- Best Western