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March 2019 Nursing Home Inspection and Sanction Information

In the March 2019 report, Pennsylvania Department of Health nursing home surveyors conducted 463 inspections at 305 nursing homes, including 260 complaint investigations. In addition,...

Proposal to Eliminate School Property Taxes for Struggling Seniors

State Rep. Thomas Caltagirone, D-Berks has introduced a bill that would eliminate school property taxes for Pennsylvania seniors who qualify under the Property Tax/Rent...

PA Department of Aging Launches New Online Volunteer Sign-Up Form

This week the Department of Aging launched a new online volunteer sign-up form for recruiting volunteers to serve older Pennsylvanians. April is recognized as...

Pennsylvania Veterans Homes Recognize 2,433 Volunteers

During the month of April, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) will be recognizing and thanking their 2,433 outstanding volunteers for...

Wolf Administration Serves Congregate Meals to Seniors

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Acting Secretary Robert Torres visited Mohler Senior Center today with AARP State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh and State Representative Tom Mehaffie...

Treasurer Torsella Releases Report On the Proceedings of the Retirement Security...

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today was joined by Senators Pat Browne and Art Haywood and Representatives Matt Bradford, Mike Driscoll, and Mike Peifer to...

Legislation Designed to Protect and Improve Care for Seniors

House Democratic lawmakers, in response to widespread concerns about patients and clients in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and long-term care homes not getting the...

Plan to Help More Disabled Veterans in PA with Real Estate...

More of Pennsylvania’s disabled veterans would receive financial relief through a reduction in their real estate taxes under a bill introduced by state Rep....

Wolf Administration Prepares and Delivers Meals to Montgomery County Seniors

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Acting Secretary Robert Torres joined Meals on Wheels of Montgomery County to prepare and deliver meals to homebound seniors in...

Plan to Protect PACE and PACENET Benefits in Pennsylvania

Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) has introduced legislation to protect seniors from losing their PACE and PACENET benefits due to an increase in the Social...

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