Balancing Dollars & $en$e

Balancing Dollars and $en$e is a day-long series of free workshops and a community resource fair designed to provide individuals age 55+, with information on housing and finances in later life.

Advocacy Alert! Keep the pressure on Congress to protect Medicare

As Americans grow older and retire from the workforce, financial security and the ability to care for one’s health needs become top priorities. For many retired individuals, Medicare serves as a supplemental income and a source of health insurance…

LGBT EI & Jefferson Health set to launch “The Doctor Is In,” a new health series for LGBT older adults

New in the spring of 2018, the LGBT Elder Initiative is partnering with Jefferson Health for a new series of programs on LGBT elder health. This program series, “The Doctor Is In,” will explore pertinent health issues that impact LGBT older adult communities, equipping participants with knowledge and resources to better manage…

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Governor Wolf shares message to celebrate Pride Month

In honor LGBT Pride Month, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has shared a video message in support of the LGBTQ community and the Pride celebrations taking place this month across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf has signed a proclamation recognizing June...

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The Doctor is in: Aging, Memory Loss and Dementia

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experiencing some memory loss can be a normal part of the aging process. Dementia, however, is a far more serious decline in cognitive functioning that interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. This can include a loss of functioning related to memory, language skills, visual perception, problem-solving, and the ability to pay attention. Join the LGBT Elder Initiative and Jefferson Health for this month’s “Doctor Is In” program to learn about dementia and cognitive health. We will learn about…

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