Aging

AARP Pennsylvania Calls on Congress to Address Growing Needs of Older...

This week AARP Pennsylvania is meeting virtually with federal lawmakers to urge more help for older Americans and their families as they face growing...

Department of Aging Receives $3 Million to Support Aging and Disability...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) Office has been awarded $3 million from the Department of Health and Human...

PA Council on Aging Releases Findings from Survey of Older Adults...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Pennsylvania Council on Aging (PCoA) released the findings of a statewide survey conducted by PCoA to assess...

Auditor General DePasquale Calls for Greater Transparency on COVID-19 Cases, Deaths...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale urged the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) and Department of Health (DOH) to release more information about...

Pennsylvania Receives $34 Million to Provide Essential Services to Older Adults

As part of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 emergency, Pennsylvania has received $34 million to support services authorized by the Older Americans...

AARP Pennsylvania Calls for Transparency about Spread of Coronavirus and Prevention...

AARP Pennsylvania issued the following statement in response to the state's efforts to control the spread of coronavirus in nursing homes and long-term care...

PA High Schooler’s Nonprofit Cheering Up Seniors to Fight Isolation During...

15-year-old sophomore from Conestoga High School, Berwyn, Chester County, Pennsylvania is running a project for her 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Brighten A Day (https://brightenaday.weebly.com), to cheer up nursing home...

Department of Aging Releases Coronavirus Guidance on Protective Services for Older...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has released COVID-19 guidance on handling protective services for older adults. This temporary guidance provides operational flexibility to protect...

PA Department of Aging Releases COVID-19 Guidance for Senior Centers

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has released COVID-19 guidance to the Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) related to the operations of over 500 affiliated...

2020 Benefits and Rights Book for Older Pennsylvanians is Now Available

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres announced the release of the 2020 Benefits and Rights for Older Pennsylvanians, the commonwealth's premier guide for...