Advocacy Alert: BOLD Alzheimer’s Act would strengthen public health response to Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The BOLD Alzheimer’s Act was advanced out of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) on November 29th and will now be considered by the full U.S. Senate. The bill, whose official title is Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD)...

LIHEAP to provide energy assistance to qualifying individuals this winter

The 2018-2019 application for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now open through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. LIHEAP is a federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their energy bills. The program helps...

Advocacy Alert! The human rights of transgender and non-binary individuals are under attack

On October 21st, the New York Times obtained a memo of the Department of Health and Human Services that detailed the intent of the federal government to redefine gender as “an immutable characteristic determined by one’s genitalia at birth.” The move could potentially...
Preventing Falls: Ways to Stay Safe in your Home

Preventing Falls: Ways to Stay Safe in your Home

By Phoebe LaMont September is National Falls Prevention Month. Considering that roughly one in three to four seniors has experienced a fall, it’s important to take note of the ways that you can reduce your risk of falling. The dangers of falls are no laughing matter....

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Suicide Prevention Week: September 9th-15th

Suicide Prevention Week: September 9th-15th

Over the past decade, LGBT youth suicide has received national attention. And while this spotlight has produced incredible advocacy organizations and awareness, the reality of LGBT older adult suicide has largely been ignored even though individuals aged 45-64 have...

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

Vaccines can protect you from serious diseases so that you can stay healthy as you age. Every age group has particular vaccine needs, with older adults needing to pay attention to certain vaccines that haven’t needed updating through most of adulthood. The CDC...

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Fri 14

Breast Health-Our Bodies Program

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm