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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...

May 01, 2014, 13:00 ET

Pennsylvania Continues Commitment to Improve Access to Long-Term Supports for Older Pennsylvanians and Individuals with Disabilities

 The Pennsylvania Departments of Aging and Public Welfare today submitted an application on behalf of the Corbett Administration for federal...

May 01, 2014, 11:03 ET

Department of Aging Recognizes Older Pennsylvanians Month

 Secretary of Aging Brian Duke urges all Pennsylvanians to join in the national celebration of Older Americans Month. This year's theme, "Safe...

Apr 11, 2014, 15:18 ET

Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission Holds Regional Public Meetings

The Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission today held its first meeting in a series of regional public meetings, seeking public input on the...

Mar 07, 2014, 15:00 ET

Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission Holds First Meeting

Secretary of Public Welfare Beverly Mackereth and Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today met for the first time with members of the Pennsylvania...

Mar 03, 2014, 15:02 ET

PA Department of Aging Offers Seminar on Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease

 The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced it will sponsor a seminar at the Pennsylvania Home Show on Thursday, March 6, at 2 p.m....

Feb 07, 2014, 14:54 ET

Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease Planning Committee Presents Recommendations to Governor Corbett

Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today presented the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders to Governor Tom Corbett on...

Dec 31, 2013, 10:30 ET

Department of Aging Observes Older Pennsylvanians Day at Farm Show

Programs Will Be Highlighted Throughout the Week The Pennsylvania Department of Aging will recognize Older Pennsylvanians Day at the 98th...

Nov 25, 2013, 14:49 ET

Older Pennsylvanians Reminded of Medicare Annual Enrollment Deadline, Dec. 7

Medicare beneficiaries in Pennsylvania are reminded that the deadline for Medicare annual open enrollment is Saturday, Dec. 7. Older...

Nov 07, 2013, 12:15 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Recognizes November as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Secretary of Aging Brian Duke is recognizing November as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and encourages Pennsylvanians to learn more about this...

Nov 05, 2013, 13:52 ET

PA Department of Aging Marks November as Caregiver Support Month

Secretary of Aging Brian Duke encourages all Pennsylvanians to recognize November as National Family Caregiver Month. The designation honors the...

Oct 15, 2013, 11:30 ET

Medicare Annual Enrollment Starts Today for Older Pennsylvanians

Event to Offer Information on Free Insurance Counseling for Medicare Beneficiaries Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today reminded older...