Aging

PHCA Unveils Plan to Address Challenges Facing Long-Term Care Facilities

The Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA) presented state elected leaders with a plan to address Pennsylvania's growing challenge for residents to access care. Absent...

PA Senior Food Box Program Improvements, Seniors Encouraged to Take Advantage...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Aging Secretary Robert Torres today highlighted the successful rebrand of the PA Senior Food Box Program in 2021, formally...

Pennsylvania Lottery’s A Dozen Roses Second-Chance Drawing Offers $260,000 in Prizes

The Pennsylvania Lottery’s A Dozen Roses Second-Chance Drawing is now open to players, offering a total of $260,000 in prizes, including money to play the Pennsylvania...

More Pennsylvania Seniors Eligible for Low-Cost Prescription Plans

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced that two bills signed into law will renew the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE) program and...

Pennsylvania Seniors Create Handmade Ornaments for the State Capitol Christmas Tree

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced that visitors to the State Capitol Main Rotunda during the holiday season can check out handmade ornaments hung...

PHCA Honors Elected Leaders with Legislative Champion Award

Nursing homes, assisted living communities and personal care homes remain at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the past two years, long-term care...

F&M Trust donates $7,500 to The Shook Home in Recognition of...

F&M Trust today announced a donation of $7,500 to The Shook Home, a senior living community in Chambersburg. The donation will be used by the...

PA Treasurer, Legislators Introduce Retirement Savings Plan for Pennsylvanians

Treasurer Stacy Garrity, Rep. Tracy Pennycuick and Rep. Michael Driscoll announced plans to introduce legislation to create Keystone Saves, a retirement savings program for...

AARP Pennsylvania Warns Consumers About Holiday Shopping Scams

Nearly 8,000 people call AARP's Fraud Watch Network helpline every month to report suspected scams, and a newly released AARP Fraud Watch Network Survey...

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment, Encourages Beneficiaries to Make Decisions about Health...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging reminds Medicare beneficiaries that the Annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period is now underway until December 7 and Pennsylvania Medicare...

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