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Idea Pitched to Offer REAL ID Discounts to Seniors

Senator Maria Collett (D-Montgomery/Bucks) introduced a bill memo for cosponsorship to reduce fees for seniors applying for REAL ID cards and driver’s licenses. Pennsylvania has...

Applying for Veterans Benefits Should Never Come with a Fee

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) reminded veterans and their dependents that they should never pay for assistance to apply for...

Department of Health Encourages Pennsylvanians to Take Steps to Prevent, Address...

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to be aware of the risk factors and symptoms of arthritis and the steps they...

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in 2018-19 Senior Community Center Grants

Governor Tom Wolf announced that 49 senior centers throughout the commonwealth will be the recipients of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2018-19 Senior Community...

Auditor General Protecting Seniors and Disabled by Auditing Medicaid Service Providers

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he is launching six audits to ensure Medicaid patients receive the services for which the state pays direct care...

What’s Up With the Sudden Passion for Pickleball

By Flora Posteraro I first heard about Pickleball about a year ago.  It was cold and dreary and I was looking for physical activity.  A...

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...

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