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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,...

Apr 13, 2015, 16:51 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Recognizes Volunteers for National Volunteer Week

In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging will recognize seven volunteers with the department's...

Mar 17, 2015, 11:27 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Presents Excellence in Nutrition and Best Practice Awards

In honor of National Nutrition Month, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging today recognized individuals and organizations that are dedicated to...

Dec 31, 2014, 10:29 ET

PA Department of Aging Receives Grant for Volunteer Initiatives

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has received a Performance Improvement and Innovation grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Nov 18, 2014, 15:14 ET

Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Aging Stress Importance of Getting Vaccinated Against the Flu before the Holiday Season

Department of Health Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone and Secretary of Aging Brian Duke are reminding Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated against...

Nov 13, 2014, 14:15 ET

Department of Aging Launches Video to Mark National Family Caregivers Month and Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

The Department of Aging today released a video to recognize caregivers as part of National Family Caregivers and National Alzheimer's Disease...

Oct 08, 2014, 11:50 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Celebrates Pharmaceutical Assistance Program's 30th Anniversary

 The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Program...

Oct 01, 2014, 13:15 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Offers Training Aimed at Advocating for the Rights of Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities

 The Pennsylvania Department of Aging and its Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to observe Residents' Rights...

Sep 26, 2014, 10:49 ET

Department of Aging Accepting Champions of Older Workers Award Nominations

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is seeking nominations for the annual Champions of Older Workers Award, which recognizes employers in the...

Sep 24, 2014, 14:09 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Holds Alzheimer's Forum

The Department of Aging today held its first stakeholder gathering following Governor Corbett's acceptance of the Pennsylvania State Plan for...

Sep 23, 2014, 12:00 ET

Departments of Aging and Health Observe Falls Prevention Awareness Day

The Pennsylvania departments of Aging and Health encouraged all Pennsylvania residents today at an event at the state capitol to join in the...

Sep 15, 2014, 11:20 ET

Department of Aging Recognizes Adult Day Services Week

Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Sept. 14-20 as Adult Day Services Week in Pennsylvania, Secretary of Aging Brian Duke announced today. Adult...

Sep 02, 2014, 13:12 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Recognizes Senior Community Center Month

Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today recognized September as Senior Community Center Month, commending the efforts of senior community centers in...

Jun 19, 2014, 15:33 ET

Pennsylvania to Offer Additional Assistance to Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

Pennsylvania is partnering with the federal government to help meet the Corbett Administration's goal of improving community-based support to older...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:09 ET

Department of Aging Urges Pennsylvanians to Be Aware of Elder Abuse

Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today urged Pennsylvanians to watch for the signs of elder abuse and reminded them they could confidentially report...