Free Bus trip to Washington DC October 3rd for WWII/Korean ERA Veterans and all with service prior to May15, 1975.

Sites visited are WWII & Korean Memorials, The Wall,Arlington Cemetery for the Changing of the Guardat the Tomb of the Unknowns, and the Marine Corps Memorial. Food & beverages provided. RN and several volunteers on trip. Wheelchairs provided as needed. Three pick up sites:Beaver, Greentree & Monroeville. Early departure times: 5:30 a.m., 6:15 a.m. & … Read more…

Launch of “A to B,” an Online Tool to Find Transportation Options

Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh and its Transportation Work Group partners are pleased to announce the launch of A to B, an online concierge tool to help riders find transportation options based on their needs, preferences and abilities. A to B provides users with a comprehensive list of transportation options. The tool currently includes 28 options from 20 transportation … Read more…

Foster Grandparent Program Honors Volunteers at Annual Luncheon

On June 14, 2019, the Foster Grandparent Program held its annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe. Almost 200 people attended the event, where 100 Foster Grandparent volunteers were honored for their service and dedication to their communities. Melissa Sipusic of UnitedHealthcare emceed the luncheon while volunteers, guests, and staff enjoyed the … Read more…

Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring expands into Wilkinsburg School District

Above: Starfish awardee Peta Harrigan Cole. The Wilkinsburg School District board of directors recently approved implementation of the Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring program in the district. This program, which is offered locally by Literacy Pittsburgh, pairs tutors ages 50 and older with students needing extra support in grades kindergarten through fourth grade for weekly, in-school sessions. … Read more…