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…

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…

Absentee and Mail in Ballots update

Absentee and Mail in Ballots Will Be Available for PA June Primary Election Pennsylvania’s primary election has been rescheduled for June 2, 2020, and voters have the option to vote either by absentee or mail-in ballot rather than going to their polling place on Election Day. These ballot applications will be accepted through May 26, … Read more…