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Aging News Headlines: September 22, 2016

Where We Live: Communities for All Ages Donald Trump’s Plan To Support Family Caregivers This new paid leave policy may be the smartest perk for families yet Study: Elderly’s Family Caregivers Need Help, Too Pitt receives $1 million grant to study family caregivers We Must Support Caregivers  

Senior community centers receive state grants

Four Philadelphia senior community centers are among those receiving grants from the Pennsylvania Lottery. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the recipients yesterday of the 2016-17 Senior Community Center Grants, which total $2 million and will be distributed to 38 centers throughout the commonwealth.


Event to focus on addressing social determinants of health

Aging-service professionals are invited to attend “Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health,” the second of a three-part series, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Hall of Flags Room in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.


SeniorLaw Center expands services to combat abuse, financial exploitation

SeniorLaw Center has expanded its services for older victims of abuse and financial exploitation in Philadelphia.


Veterans can apply to compete in national ‘Golden Age Games’

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications from veterans interested in competing in the 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games in Biloxi, Mississippi, May 7-11.


Aging News Headlines: February 17, 2017