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Posted on: August 31, 2016

September is National Senior Center Month—“Find your Balance” at your Center for Active Adults

Each year at this time we celebrate National Senior Center Month at 13 Centers for Active Adults throughout Westmoreland County. Since September 22nd is Falls Prevention Day, this year’s theme of “Find your Balance” is particularly appropriate. Activities...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Latrobe police warn of scams reported to department

LATROBE BULLETIN--Latrobe police warned on Friday of several scams reported to the department, detailing financial loss for area residents.

In one incident, police say an elderly female resident received a phone call from a convincing scammer claiming ...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Farmers' Market Checks

The 2016 Senior Farmers’ Market Program provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania. This program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible individuals four $5.00 checks to us...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2015

4 gain access to Derry-area home after 1 falsely claims to work for Area Agency on Aging

Warnings of a scheme that targets the elderly were issued Tuesday because a group of people deemed “suspicious” gained entry to a Westmoreland County resident's home.

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Posted on: July 8, 2015

Westmoreland Area Agency on Aging lends support to caregivers

It's been emotionally draining and heartbreaking for Peg Wiley to watch her husband slip into dementia...

Every month, she looks forward to one day in particular marked on her calendar — the second Wednesday.

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