Aging

New Law Expands Support for Caregivers Caring for Loved Ones or...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced a bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback and signed into law by Governor Wolf that will expand eligibility...

Department of Aging, Public-Private Task Force Release Recommendations to Address Financial...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging, joined by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office and other members of a public-private task force, held a media briefing...

Application Deadline Extended to Dec. 31, 2021 for Property Tax/Rent Rebate...

The deadline for older and disabled Pennsylvanians to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2020 has been extended from June...

Ways to Reduce Chance of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia

The Pennsylvania Departments of Aging and Health encouraged all Pennsylvanians to educate themselves on the importance of brain health, and to learn about Alzheimer’s...

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Connects Hungry Seniors, Families with Pennsylvania Farmers

At the Open-Air Farmers Market at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Wolf Administration officials reminded Pennsylvania’s low-income seniors and WIC recipients to obtain and...

Survey Shows Long-Term Care Essential for PA Seniors, deserves State Funding...

An overwhelming majority of Pennsylvania residents believe nursing homes and long-term care communities are essential to caring for and protecting Pennsylvania’s aging population, according...

Department of Aging Reminds Medicare Beneficiaries to Take Advantage of Their...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging encouraged Medicare beneficiaries to make the most of their preventive benefits that could help them save money and live...

Nursing Home Manager Pleads to Recklessly Endangering Three Residents

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Chaim “Charlie” Steg, former Regional Director of Operations at St. Francis Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare (St. Francis), has...

Department of Aging Receives Grant to Expand Healthy IDEAS Program to...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced it has received a three-year $270,295 grant from the Administration of Community Living (ACL) to expand its Healthy...

DMVA Partners with Department of Aging to Protect Older Veterans From...

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has partnered with the Department of Aging on successful webinars geared toward educating veteran advocates on how...

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