LGBTQ Center Receives National Award

Congratulations to the Persad Center in Allegheny County for receiving a SAGE Affiliate Award. The LGBTQ Center in Pittsburgh, which serves older LGBTQ adults, is one of 12 centers across the country to receive this funding award. The center will use it for racial justice training for its staff and volunteers. Find them on the … Read more…

Family volunteerism: Teaching grandkids civic responsibility offers rewards for all

By Kimberly Blaker Volunteering is an excellent way for families to make a difference in their communities, and the benefits extend back to those offering their time and skills. Perhaps nothing is more rewarding than knowing you’ve made a difference in someone’s life. What’s more, volunteering raises children’s sense of civic responsibility, and is an … Read more…

Tax Assistance Resources

Wondering where to pick up your tax forms this year, or how to get assistance preparing and filing your taxes? This short guide will give you the information you need to prepare and file your 2020 taxes this season. Federal Tax Forms and Instruction Booklets How to get hard-copies of federal tax forms,instructions, and publications … Read more…

412 Food Rescue’s mission tackles both the hunger and climate crisis

By Gina Mazza The pandemic outbreak of 2020 brought into sharper focus an ongoing crisis in our country: food availability. Even though we live in one of the greatest food-producing nations on earth, one in eight people go hungry every day in the United States. COVID-19 has left millions without stable employment, leading to increased … Read more…

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT February 18, 2021 24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900 View Chapter Website Show Chapter For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and … Read more…

News from the Allegheny County Regional Asset District FEBRUARY 2021. The month of February has been officially observed as Black History Month in America since 1976, but it truly began back in 1926 with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. And while it is certainly not confined to a single month, we appreciate … Read more…

News from AARP

Don’t Flaunt Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card on Facebook Revealing sensitive personal data on social media can trigger identity theft by Katherine Skiba, February 2, 2021 | Comments: 2 Allen J. Schaben / Getty Images Typically, such cards contain your name, date of birth, patient number and other information that bad actors can use to steal … Read more…