Latest Department of Aging Stories

2014-09-24 16:26:03

Experts Set Forth Steps to Implement State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Aging today held its first stakeholder gathering following Governor Corbett's acceptance of the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) earlier this year. More than 150 individuals joined the department to discuss strategies for the plan's implementation in the ADRD Forum. "The...

2014-09-23 12:30:36

Older Pennsylvanians Urged to Become Strong Today and Falls Free Tomorrow HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania departments of Aging and Health encouraged all Pennsylvania residents today at an event at the state capitol to join in the observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Sept. 23. The theme of this year's Falls Prevention Awareness Day, "Strong Today, Falls Free Tomorrow," aims to promote practices that help protect people against...

2014-05-01 12:32:16

Urges Older Pennsylvanians to Stay Safe and Healthy HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Aging Brian Duke urges all Pennsylvanians to join in the national celebration of Older Americans Month. This year's theme, "Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow," focuses on injury prevention and safety to encourage older adults to learn how to protect themselves and remain healthy and independent for as long as possible. "For 35 years, the department has been proudly serving older...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.