Senior Companions program recognizes and celebrates its faithful volunteers at annual luncheon

The Senior Companion Program of Allegheny County celebrated its 42nd year with an annual recognition luncheon at the Edgewood Country Club on Friday, June 24. The event recognized and celebrated the valuable service that Senior Companions provide in brightening the days and lifting the spirits of older adults throughout Allegheny County. Senior Companions are adult … Read more…

Medicare Buy-In helps low-income seniors pay for Medicare costs

(Part 1 in a series.) Many low-income older adults struggle with the cost sharing that comes with Medicare. A program called “Medicare Buy-In” helps Medicare beneficiaries pay their Part B premium. For most beneficiaries, the $104.90 premium is automatically deducted from their Social Security benefit. Those who are new to Medicare Part B or chose … Read more…