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Property Tax/Rent Rebate Checks Will Be Mailed Early - Normally, rebates are mailed out beginning July 1 and continue to be mailed out. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the commonwealth has chosen to send out rebates starting six weeks early. A total of 110,000 rebates were mailed May 19, and then another 60,000 rebates will be mailed out each week. People who already have applied, ... Read more...
Beaver County Office on Aging COVID-19 Task Force Newsletter Volume 8, May 20, 2020 - Beaver County Moves into Yellow Phase May 22, 2020 Governor Tom Wolf will move Beaver County into the yellow phase Friday, May 22, 2020, which lifts the stay-at-home order. Some restrictions on work and social interaction will ease as the economy begins while keeping the spread of disease contained as much as possible. Restrictions will ... Read more...
Beaver County Office on Aging COVID-19 Task Force Newsletter Volume 7, May 13, 2020 - PHLP Reports That CHC Plans Cannot Reduce Existing Services during COVID-19 The Pennsylvania Health Law Project is alerting consumers and home health providers that Community Health Choices (CHC) plans are not allowed to reduce existing home and community-based waiver services, including personal assistance services (PAS) and in-home nursing, during the COVID-19 emergency. ***** Get Moving ... Read more...
Consolidated Polling Place Locations Announced for June 2 Election PITTSBURGH - The Elections Division today issued the full list of consolidated polling place locations for the Tuesday, June 2 primary election. The division had submitted a resolution passed by the Board of Elections to the Department of State with its outline of a consolidation plan on April 28. Please note that updates to the Elections website ... Read more...
Join Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall on May 25, online - Join Us for a Virtual Memorial Day Amid COVID-19 Monday, May 25th, 10 A.M – Noon Click here for updates In place of traditional Memorial Day commemorations, Remembering Together Pittsburgh invites all Pittsburgh-area communities, organizations, businesses, and individuals to join together in a region-wide virtual event on Monday, May 25, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, at Soldiers ... Read more...
Beaver County Office on Aging COVID-19 Task Force Newsletter Volume 6, May 6, 2020 - Beaver County Office on Aging COVID-19 Task Force Newsletter Volume 6, May 6, 2020 Open Your Heart to a Senior Senior citizens or people with disabilities, who are unable to grocery shop due to health concerns during the COVID-19 situation, may contact Open Your Heart to a Senior through the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania ... Read more...
Thank you - Recently, our Facebook page reached 5000 likes. Thank you to all our friends that made this possible This year will mark our 27 years of publishing. We are working on our June Pittsburgh Senior News, our 2020-2021 Beaver County Senior Resource Guide and a July Beaver County Senior News, print issue. As soon as deliveries ... Read more...
From UPMC - Food Insecurity and Related Health Problems Surge in Pandemic By: Taylor Andres, UPMC May 5, 2020 “Food insecurity is a problem that is widespread across the nation and in Allegheny County. It goes hand-in-hand with poverty, which is a significant risk factor for food insecurity,” said Daniel Salahuddin, M.D., M.P.H., a third-year resident in the ... Read more...
May is Older American’s Month - Share Your Stories Stories build community and connect us even when we can’t be physically together. Recalling adventures with childhood friends, that family weekend at the beach, a teacher who helped guide your life, or how you learned you would become a grandparent—all of those stories connect you with your past and the people who ... Read more...
News from Allegheny County Department of Human Services - Allegheny County Department of Human Services Many of us are struggling with social distancing, but it can be exceptionally challenging for older adults, people who live alone, those with health issues, and even new parents. Taking just a few minutes to call, leave a handwritten note, or have a short visit (from a safe distance) ... Read more...

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