Medicare Open Enrollment: Questions and Answers

By Joanne McDermitt, APPRISE Coordinator, Beaver County Office on Aging Question: What is open enrollment?  Answer: This is the time of year that Medicare recipients can change their Advantage medical and Part D prescription drug plans. Medicare recipients can change from Original Medicare to an Advantage Plan or switch from one Advantage Plan to another. … Read more…

Allegheny County’s new Veterans Affairs Officer is passionate about helping local vets get the benefits they deserve

Pictured: Allegheny County’s Veterans Affairs Officer Dwight Boddorf While serving a combat tour in Iraq as a United States Marine with the 2nd LAR based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Dwight Boddorf of Bellevue Borough was seriously wounded by a roadside bomb. “I got pretty severely hurt and suffered significant injuries to my skull … Read more…

Foster Grandparent Program honors volunteers at annual luncheon

Front: Lillian Rainey, Margaret Cox, Mary Clark, Lucile BrownBack: Noelle Malstrom, FGP Director Rebecca Maletto-Cornell, Hazel Lewis, FGP Coordinator, Shelby Parisse, FGP Assistant Lauren Balot, Platoria Featherstone, WFS Director Community, Programs and Support Julie Cawoski and Iris Glunt The Foster Grandparent Program held its annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon in June at the Hilton Garden Inn … Read more…

Senior-Focused Program on the Port Authority

Learn all about the programs and services that the Port Authority offers Allegheny County seniors. Have questions? Being them with you too!  Date: Tuesday, September 24 Time: 1 – 2 p.m. Location: UPMC McKeesport 1500 5th Ave. McKeesport, PA 15132 Room: D-Mansfield Patient Education Conference Room (Near valet parking and outpatient registration) To RSVP for this … Read more…