Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America host annual awards banquet

This year’s annual awards banquet for the Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America—held on October 5 at the Hampton Banquet Hall in Gibsonia—combined entertainment, awards and prizes, and lots of good food. Kurtt [sic] Robinson, the Pittsburgh-based national service officer for the Paralyzed Veterans of America, served as the banquet’s master of ceremonies. Paralyzed Veterans of … Read more…

Local eateries, retailers, entertainment venues and more offer discounts for military personnel and veterans

Our veterans more than deserve a free meal, and Veteran’s Day is a good day to show our gratitude. Typically, local eateries and restaurant chains offer special on this national holiday. In past years, establishments like Applebees, Starbucks, Bob Evans, Denny’s, Primanti Bros. and Olive Garden have offered free deals and meals on November 11. … Read more…

Surprises for Shut-ins celebrates 30th anniversary

Are you or your organization looking for something special to do to brighten the holiday of the isolated elderly? It is easy to do by donating gifts for the Beaver County Office on Aging’s 31st annual Surprises for Shut-ins program. It provides gifts and a friendly visit during the Christmas holiday season to older adults … Read more…

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…

PEERs graduate at Elmcroft of Chippewa

The Beaver County Office on Aging Ombudsman Department graduated a new PEER class on June 20 at Elmcroft of Chippewa Personal Care Home. Graduates and their guests were treated to an Italian buffet from Guiseppe’s Tuscany Grill. The graduates are Jill Smith, Jane Marshall, Helen Berovich, Helen Venick, Ray Crissman, Gwen Shiel, Joan Stratton, Merry … Read more…