Aging

Health Department Partnership with CVS Health to Assist with COVID-19 Response...

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced a partnership with CVS Health to assist with nursing home facility testing as part of the state’s...

Department of Aging to Host Virtual Community Conversation on its Four-Year...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced it will host a Virtual Community Conversation from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7 to discuss its...

$2 Million Awarded in 2019-20 Senior Community Center Grants

Governor Tom Wolf announced that 60 senior community centers throughout the commonwealth will be the recipients of Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2019-20 Senior Community...

Tips to Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse  

The Department of Banking and Securities (DoBS) is reminding Pennsylvanians about signs of senior financial exploitation and ways to help prevent this type of...

PA  Launches New Online Training for Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has created a free, online Mandatory Abuse Reporting training module to help aging and human services providers recognize and...

PA May 2020 Nursing Home Inspection, Sanction Information Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

In the May 2020 report, Pennsylvania Department of Health nursing home surveyors conducted 292 inspections of nursing homes, including 210 complaint investigations during the COVID-19...

Pennsylvania Reminds Older Adults of Their Rights Regarding Stimulus Checks 

As Pennsylvanians continue to receive federal stimulus payments as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Pennsylvania departments of...

Long-Term and Congregate Care Restrictions Will Remain in Place to Protect...

The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Human Services issued guidance for nursing homes, personal care homes, and other long-term and congregate care facilities as counties enter the...

Department of Aging Joins AARP to Support Family Connections in Long-Term...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman announced it is partnering with AARP Pennsylvania to offer communication devices to long-term care...

Departments of Health and Aging Highlight Efforts to Protect Seniors, Vulnerable...

At today’s daily COVID-19 press conference at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Sec. of Aging Robert Torres...

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