Pennsylvania Democrat has elevated stature now on Senate aging committee, but it’s the GOP that’s in charge in Washington.
aging edge Q&A
Diane Menio, 61, is one of Pennsylvania’s leading advocates for issues affecting the elderly, which includes trying to ensure quality care
Emily Brandon: Author/journalist weighs in on retirement issues of Social Security, Medicare, savings plans
Emily Brandon, 34, a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report, knows far more about retirement issues than most people twice her age.
Nadia Pietrzykowska, 42, is a physician who is board-certified in obesity medicine and works closely with the Obesity Action Coalition.
Phillip Little, 31, is an education and outreach specialist in southwestern Pennsylvania for the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. He
Claudia Barich, 59, describes herself as a home “caregiver” rather than aide for Home Instead Senior Care of Bethel Park, a position she
Vonda Wright, 49, is an orthopedic surgeon with wide experience studying fitness among older adults. She is medical director of the UPMC
April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, when the public is urged to discuss such advance care plans with loved ones.
The longtime head of Allegheny County’s Area Agency on Aging dispenses advice and describes how issues have changed in her 16 years there.