Aging

Support of Moratorium on Scheduled Closing of Polk and White Haven...

Senator John Yudichak (D-14), Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21), and Senator Michele Brooks (R-50) will introduce legislation that would institute a...

PA Department of Aging Warns Seniors of Genetic Testing Scam

The Department of Aging is warning Pennsylvania seniors, their families, and caregivers about a new scam targeting older adults. DNA testing has become extremely...

Study Shows 1 in 6 Seniors Are Working Past the Age...

More seniors are remaining employed well after hitting retirement age of 65, a ValuePenguin.com study has found. For Americans over 75, the labor force...

AARP Pennsylvania Calls on Congress to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

AARP Pennsylvania leaders joined AARP state directors and volunteers from 33 states in Washington, D.C. to advocate for passage of federal legislation to lower prescription...

Proposal to Offer Real ID Discounts to Seniors in PA

Senator Maria Collett (D-Montgomery/Bucks) introduced legislation to reduce fees for seniors applying for REAL ID cards and driver’s licenses. Pennsylvania is home to a substantial...

Pennsylvania Expanding Community-Based Services for Seniors, Veterans, People with Disabilities

Pennsylvania has received $20 million in federal funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to continue the Money Follows the Person (MFP)...

Spending Time With Pets can Help with Feeling Lonely

Social Isolation is becoming an increasingly common issue, with 1 in 5 Americans reporting they feel lonely. Sadly, seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings. In...

Aging Parent Conference in Reading

State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) is again hosting a free Aging Parent Conference on Sept. 5, 2019, at Muhlenberg Middle School, 801 E Bellevue...

AARP Now Recruiting Pennsylvania Volunteers For AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has kicked off volunteer recruitment in Pennsylvania for its Tax-Aide program.  The foundation is looking to expand its team of volunteers statewide...

Hotline Now Available to Assist Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

House Children and Youth Committee Chairman Karen Boback (R- Lackawanna/ Luzerne/Wyoming) announced the creation of a new hotline to help grandparents raising grandchildren access...

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