Aging

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...

Researchers find Clues that Depression may Speed Brain Aging

(Cumberlink.com) Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline...

Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus to host Tuskegee Airmen program for Black...

State Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Phila., announced that the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus will host a Black History Month program to celebrate the Tuskegee Airmen. The...

Department of Health Highlights 2018 Nursing Home Inspection and Sanction Information

During 2018, Pennsylvania Department of Health surveyors conducted 4,716 surveys at Pennsylvania nursing homes, issuing 169 sanctions and finalizing civil penalties totaling more than $1.5 million, according to Health Secretary...

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