Choosing and enrolling into a CHC Plan

This is the second article in a series about Community HealthChoices. Community HealthChoices is a new Medicaid program that will start in southwestern Pennsylvania on January 1 (in Pennsylvania, our Medicaid program is called Medical Assistance). It will affect tens of thousands of older adults and people with disabilities who live in this 14 county … Read more…

Heart-smart eating is a lifestyle

February is Heart Month! Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day but also the month that the American Heart Association puts added focus on a heart-smart lifestyle. Heart Month has been a calendar event since 1963 and was reinvigorated in 2004 with the Go Red for Women Campaign. In spite of the advances we have seen in prevention … Read more…

Alternative Treatments Help Improve Quality of Life

By Phoebe Brown For Pittsburgh Senior News Diagnosis with chronic diseases can pose issues with living life fully, navigating the healthcare industry and finding the right treatment options. For people with lung diseases, treatment options which address the disease itself are scarce. Even Hollywood has noticed how lack of treatment options affects people. Movies like … Read more…