News About Aging

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: June 5 – 9, 2017

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to addresses immigrant seniors’ issues

Are your senior clients coming to you with immigration-related questions? Recent events have left many people understandably confused and anxious. Aging-services professionals who need clarification on immigrant older adults’ eligibility for safety-net programs like Medicaid or SSI are invited to join the advocacy group Justice in Aging at 2 p.m. Friday, April 21, for an […]

Posted By Abbey Porter

PCA issues request for proposals for provision of legal services

PCA is seeking creative proposals for the provision of legal services to Philadelphia County older adults from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Advocacy alert: Urge your U.S. representatives to support funding for Older Americans Act

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) urges those in the aging-services network to contact their U.S. representatives and ask them to sign the letter being circulated by Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Ted Deutch and Dave Loebsack that requests the previously authorized increase of funding for vital Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III programs in 2018.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Advocacy alert: Trump’s budget puts vulnerable older adults at risk

Last week, President Trump sent to Congress the first outline of his discretionary spending plan for FY 2018.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Free webinar to examine revised federal nursing home regulations

The free webinar “A Deeper Dive into the Revised Federal Nursing Home Regulations – Part II” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15.

Posted By Abbey Porter

State officials discuss implications of Affordable Care Act repeal

Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians could go uninsured – and the state could lose significant health care funding – if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed.

Posted By Abbey Porter

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.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to examine revised federal nursing home regulations

The webinar “A Deeper Dive into the Revised Federal Nursing Home Regulations: Part 1” will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.

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