The Commonwealth explores combining agencies; what it means for seniors

Allegheny County’s senior community is concerned about the potential merger of Pennsylvania state agencies. With the potential merging of four agencies—House, Health, Human Services, and Aging and Older Adult Services—into one mega-bureaucracy, will older adults be disregarded in the shuffle? Seniors are asking, “What about our Meals on Wheels program?” “Are our senior centers going … Read more…

Butler County seniors encouraged to “Age Out Loud” during Older Americans Month

What it means to “age” has changed dramatically (and for the better!) in the past few years and decades. More than ever before, older adults are working longer, trying new things, being more social and volunteering more in their communities. Yes, seniors are taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves … Read more…

OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program hosts Walk for Literacy

The OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program is a nationally acclaimed non-profit organization that promotes literacy with a proven approach to help children in grades K-4 improve their reading, writing, and communication skills. OASIS recruits mature adults (50+) and provides training, materials, and clearances free of charge. Volunteers are placed in schools in the Pittsburgh and Woodland … Read more…