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Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: July 24 – 29, 2017

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Health care reform update from n4a: Opposition to bill, straight repeal may doom Senate effort 

Opposition has effectively doomed Congress’ ACA repeal efforts, for now. But Senate Majority Leader McConnell still intends to bring up the repeal-without-replace measure on the Senate floor next week. Advocates must continue to remain vigilant to save Medicaid.

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Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA offers free comprehensive training for professionals in the local aging network

PCA’s 2017-18 Training Catalog, featuring more than 50 free courses, is now available to local professionals working in aging services.

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: July 17 – 21, 2017

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Philadelphia joins national #SaveOurSeniors Day of Action: Press conference for Monday, July 17 to be rescheduled

The Philadelphia mayor’s office has joined the U.S. Conference of Mayors in a day of action against the Senate’s revised health care bill, with a focus on how it hurts seniors. PCA President and CEO Holly Lange will speak at a press conference, Monday, July 17, at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Deadline extended to submit proposal for ASA conference

The deadline to submit a proposal to present at the American Society on Aging’s (ASA’s) “Aging in America” conference has been extended to Friday, July 14.

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: July 3 – 7, 2017

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Pennsylvania state budget update: A summary from P4A

On June 30, both chambers are expected to pass the FY 2017-2018 spending plan via HB 218, which was amended June 29 in the Senate Appropriations Committee with the final, agreed-to figures. In total, the state plans to spend $31.996 billion, or roughly 0.2% more than FY 2016-2017.

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