LGBTQ Aging in PA – A Virtual Town Hall with Secretary Robert Torres

The Department of Aging is committed to ensuring that Pennsylvanians of all sexual orientations and gender identities are able to grow older with access to resources and services that are inclusive, culturally sensitive, and LGBTQ-affirming.   In 2018, we were proud to host the Pennsylvania LGBTQ Aging Summit, the first-ever statewide event in the commonwealth … Read more…

2020 Beaver County Farmers Market Program

Farmers Markets- Local Growers Ambridge- Park Road and Route 65 Thursdays 4-7 PM May through November Beaver- Courthouse Parking Lot Saturdays 10 AM- 1 PM May through December Beaver Falls- 712 12 th Street Mondays 3:30 PM- 6:30 PM May through November New Brighton- Diamond Milling Co. parking lot 313 Fifth Ave. Tuesdays 3:30 PM-6:30 … Read more…

Enjoy exercise, education and entertainment from the comfort of your home

Much of the world has turned “virtual” due to the recent stay-at-home orders, but that doesn’t mean you can’t remain active and enjoy some of the activities that you’re used to in order to. Here’s a sampling of things to do digitally. • Line dancing: Visit Pittsburgh resident Roland Ford’s Facebook page to enjoy virtual … Read more…

Summer concert series moves to new location starting July 5

Parks Unplugged online series will debut on June 5, drive-in movies to start July 7 The Allegheny County Summer Concert Series will be moving from the South Park and Hartwood Acres Park amphitheaters to Pittsburgh’s CW this year with BNY Mellon as its presenting sponsor. Performances by local musicians and artists will be televised from … Read more…

Breakfast club gives local veterans a forum for sharing their stories

By Gina Mazza Storytelling is ingrained in the very fabric of our humanity. The act of sharing our stories can identify our commonalities and connect us in ways that inspire, educate, catalyze action and even heal hearts. When it comes to our nation’s military veterans, every single one has an historic story to tell. That’s … Read more…

Local area seniors discover new strengths and connections amidst COVID-19

By Sharon Svoboda Since mid-March, we all have faced new challenges. For residents of senior living communities and supportive housing, these challenges brought opportunities for learning and growth as they navigated new systems to meet their needs.  With the direction becoming clear that people needed to stay physically distanced to keep safe, changes began to … Read more…