Aging

Department of Aging Launches Rebrand of Medicare Benefits Enrollment Counseling Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) announced the PA State Health Insurance Assistance Program, formerly known as APPRISE, has now been renamed Pennsylvania Medicare...

Elder Cottage Housing Program Receives $500,000 Expansion Grant

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging, announced that a $500,000 grant has been awarded...

Independent at Any Age

 In honor of the 4th of July and Independence Day, Chick2Chick is "chirping" about being "Independent at Any Age"! Whether you are 25, 55...

PA Works To Improve Senior Food Access, Hosts Listening Session With...

First Lady Frances Wolf, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Aging Secretary Robert Torres joined a group of older Pennsylvanians at Crispus Attucks Active Living...

New Law Expands Support for Caregivers Caring for Loved Ones or...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced a bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback and signed into law by Governor Wolf that will expand eligibility...

Department of Aging, Public-Private Task Force Release Recommendations to Address Financial...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging, joined by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office and other members of a public-private task force, held a media briefing...

Application Deadline Extended to Dec. 31, 2021 for Property Tax/Rent Rebate...

The deadline for older and disabled Pennsylvanians to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2020 has been extended from June...

Ways to Reduce Chance of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia

The Pennsylvania Departments of Aging and Health encouraged all Pennsylvanians to educate themselves on the importance of brain health, and to learn about Alzheimer’s...

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Connects Hungry Seniors, Families with Pennsylvania Farmers

At the Open-Air Farmers Market at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Wolf Administration officials reminded Pennsylvania’s low-income seniors and WIC recipients to obtain and...

Survey Shows Long-Term Care Essential for PA Seniors, deserves State Funding...

An overwhelming majority of Pennsylvania residents believe nursing homes and long-term care communities are essential to caring for and protecting Pennsylvania’s aging population, according...

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