Pennsylvania Department of Aging Launches YouTube Channel to Expand Outreach

Aug 01, 2013, 11:19 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Aging

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced the launch of its YouTube channel to reach more older Pennsylvanians. The channel will provide an easy-to-use archive for those wishing to learn about department programs.  

"We are pleased to be able to offer the public our beneficial videos in this user-friendly format," Secretary of Aging Brian Duke said. "We hope our YouTube channel will provide helpful information, not only to older adults and elder care professionals, but to all Pennsylvanians. We encourage those who visit our channel to share this information with others."

The new Department of Aging YouTube channel includes videos such as:

  • An ombudsman testimonial
  • Caregiver support webinars covering issues such as legal matters and community resources
  • Elder abuse awareness video
  • Older adult protective services information

The department will continue to update the channel with videos covering a wide variety of topics. New program initiatives, recorded webinars, training and other educational materials will help direct older individuals to the supports necessary to maximize their health and well-being.

The channel can be found at

For more information about Pennsylvania Department of Aging programs and aging-related resources available, please visit

Media contact: Christina Reese, 717-783-1550

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Aging