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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 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...

Oct 15, 2015, 13:35 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Informs Older Pennsylvanians of Medicare Annual Enrollment

 Today, Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne advised older Pennsylvanians that the Medicare annual enrollment period begins on Thursday, October...

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...

Jul 30, 2015, 13:48 ET

After 50 Years, Medicare and Medicaid Continue to Provide High-Quality, Affordable Health Care Coverage Across Pennsylvania

 Department of Aging (PDA) Secretary Teresa Osborne joined Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas in observing the 50th...

Jul 22, 2015, 10:21 ET

Next Steps Announced in Governor Wolf's Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Plan

The Departments of Human Services (DHS) and Aging (PDA) today announced the next steps to Governor Wolf's plan to improve care coordination and to...

Jul 21, 2015, 11:30 ET

ADVISORY - ERIE COUNTY - THURSDAY - Secretary Osborne to Tour Erie LIFE Center With Senator Wiley & Give Remarks on Medicare's 50th Anniversary

In recognition of Medicare's 50th anniversary (July 30), Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne will tour The Village at Luther Square, where...

Jul 13, 2015, 12:44 ET

PA Department of Aging to Attend White House Conference on Aging

When President Barack Obama delivers the keynote address today at a once-in-a-decade national aging conference, Pennsylvania will be represented by...

Jul 09, 2015, 14:52 ET

Secretary Osborne Appointed to Advisory Council on Elder Justice in the Courts

Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne will join the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's Advisory Council on Elder Justice in the Courts, which is dedicated to...

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...