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Jul 22, 2016, 07:48 ET Pennsylvanians Urged to Heed Important Safety Recommendations During First Dangerous Heat Wave of Summer

A dangerous heat wave is moving into Pennsylvania, prompting the departments of Health and Aging to recommend that residents follow simple steps to...


Jul 07, 2016, 12:31 ET Pennsylvania Department of Aging Receives Legal Assistance Development Grant

Today, Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne announced that the department has received a federal grant to enhance and...


Jun 15, 2016, 15:18 ET Pennsylvania Stands United Against Elder Abuse

 Today, Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack joined Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, and Deputy Secretary of Banking and Securities Brian LaForme...


Jun 15, 2016, 14:00 ET Banking and Securities, Aging Departments Launch New Video to Assist Professionals Identify, Prevent Elder Financial Abuse

 During a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day gathering today at the Governor's Residence, the Department of Aging recognized adult protective...


Jun 14, 2016, 14:52 ET Pennsylvania Secretary of Aging Announces Senior Community Center Grant Awards

 Today, Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne announced the recipients of the 2015-16 Senior Community Center grants, totaling over $2 million from...


May 03, 2016, 16:30 ET Secretary Teresa Osborne Presents Direct Care Worker of the Year Award

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne today presented the PA Department of Aging's 8th annual Direct Care Worker of the Year...


Apr 06, 2016, 14:54 ET Pennsylvania Seniors Urged to Take Preventative Measures Against Tax-related Scams

 As part of Financial Education Month, Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne and Department of Revenue Secretary Eileen...


Mar 24, 2016, 13:29 ET Pennsylvania Launches PA Link to Community Care

 The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Aging (PDA) have collaborated to create PA Link to Community Care. This...


Mar 03, 2016, 11:25 ET Governor Wolf's Proposed Budget Protects Seniors

 Governor Wolf's proposed 2016-17 budget poses two distinct realities for Pennsylvania's future: one that ensures that government is responsive...


Feb 12, 2016, 10:13 ET Pennsylvanians Urged to Use Extreme Caution as Dangerously Cold Temperatures Expected Across the Commonwealth this Weekend

Pennsylvania officials are urging everyone to take extra precautions in the coming days to prevent serious health issues as an arctic front is...


Jan 28, 2016, 10:37 ET Department of Health Launches Pilot Program to Provide Drug Coverage for Uninsured Pennsylvanians with Hepatitis C and HIV

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy and Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne announced today the Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program...


Dec 10, 2015, 14:15 ET Pennsylvania to Host the 2016 National Adult Protective Services Association Conference

 The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has announced that it will host the 27th annual National Adult Protective Services Association...


Dec 10, 2015, 14:15 ET Pennsylvania to Host the 2016 National Adult Protective Services Association Conference

 The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has announced that it will host the 27th annual National Adult Protective Services Association...


Dec 08, 2015, 14:15 ET Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne Named to National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) Board of Directors

 During the recent re-organizational meeting of the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD), Pennsylvania...


Dec 08, 2015, 14:15 ET Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne Named to National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) Board of Directors

 During the recent re-organizational meeting of the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD), Pennsylvania...


Dec 01, 2015, 13:30 ET Pennsylvania Department of Aging Reminds Older Pennsylvanians that Medicare Annual Enrollment Ends December 7th

Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne is reminding older Pennsylvanians today that Medicare's annual open enrollment period ends next week, on December...


Dec 01, 2015, 13:30 ET Pennsylvania Department of Aging Reminds Older Pennsylvanians that Medicare Annual Enrollment Ends December 7th

Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne is reminding older Pennsylvanians today that Medicare's annual open enrollment period ends next week, on December...


Sep 28, 2015, 17:09 ET Secretary Osborne Visits Pittston Active Adult Center To Discuss Senior Programs, Highlight SNAP, Recognize National Senior Center Month

 Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne joined dozens of local seniors, officials, and the Weinberg Food Bank today at the Pittston Active Older...


Sep 16, 2015, 12:10 ET Pennsylvania Releases Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Plan Concept Paper

 The Departments of Human Services (DHS) and Aging (PDA) today took the next step in Governor Tom Wolf's plan to improve the quality of care...


Jun 15, 2015, 12:57 ET World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Pennsylvania Continues Its Commitment to Protecting Older Adults

Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, together with Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin Wiessmann, today urged Pennsylvanians to be aware of the...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:02 ET ADVISORY - HARRISBURG - 6/15/15 - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event in Capitol

To observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Monday, Pennsylvania's Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne will be joined by Secretary of Banking and...


Jun 08, 2015, 13:04 ET Advisory - Harrisburg - 6/15/15 - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event in Capitol

To observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Monday, June 15, Pennsylvania's Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne will be joined by Secretary of...


Jun 01, 2015, 14:28 ET Pennsylvania Invites Comment as Part of Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Planning Process

The Departments of Human Services (DHS) and Aging (PDA) today released a discussion document that is the next critical step in Governor Wolf's plan...


Apr 30, 2015, 10:32 ET Department of Aging Recognizes Outstanding Programs and Individuals at APPRISE Annual Conference

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging this week recognized six outstanding programs and individuals for their service to older Pennsylvanians. The...


Apr 14, 2015, 14:23 ET Department of Aging Wants Older Adults to be Aware of Possible IRS Imposter Phone Scams

As we approach the April 15 Federal Tax Return deadline, the Department of Aging is warning the public of scams that have been targeting taxpayers,...