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Download the CASA newsletter to learn about events and volunteer opportunities in support of Westmoreland County's Court Appointed Special Advocates.
Research shows that what children drink can have a big impact on their health. However, with so many choices available in the marketplace, it can be confusing for parents and caregivers to know which drinks are healthy and which ones to avoid.
"Having a job that is mission-driven makes it very easy to go to work everyday, especially when that mission is at-risk youth. When reading the stories of the children who have been impacted, it’s almost impossible to not want to help."
A group of Penn-Trafford area churches are encouraging people to join a walk around historic Bushy Run Battlefield in Penn Township on Oct. 13 as way to raise money to battle against hunger locally and globally.
Making the Connection: Trauma, Addiction, Suicide See the flyer
Sponsored by Westmoreland Co. Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force
Friday, Nov. 22
9am to 3 pm
WCCC Science Hall, Youngwood
Who should attend?
•Mental Health Professiona...
The Celebration of Life, which runs the annual Very Special Prom, is in need of help after flooding in July damaged donated gowns, dress shoes and other items set for sale at a flea market.
Squirrel Hill family physician and nationally recognized parenting expert Dr. Deborah Gilboa will speak to parents and other members of the Greater Latrobe and Derry Area school communities on Oct. 10 at Greater Latrobe Senior High School.
Trinity Lutheran Church in Latrobe and St. Cecilia's Church in Whitney are partnering to support those grandparents raising their grandchildren in the Latrobe/Greensburg/Derry area. All are invited 5:30-7:30 pm to Trinity Lutheran Church, 331 We...
The hike is a fundraiser for the Pittsburgh-based nonprofit and its programs for military veterans. Participants will hike the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, starting at mile 70 in Seward and ending at mile zero in Ohiopyle State Park.
If you plan to visit your grandparents during the holidays or meet your friend’s new baby in the next couple months, you should get your flu shot, experts say.
The CEO of the Eye and Ear Foundation of Pittsburgh will visit Latrobe later this month to provide an update on local research that is under way to combat macular degeneration and other conditions that can lead to vision loss.
When it comes to verbalizing experiences of maltreatment — neglect or physical, emotional or sexual abuse — texting a hotline for support could be an invaluable resource for a child, according to a new study.
Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) is not a new concept ---its roots were as a “Grossdawdy Haus” in the 1880’s when Amish families used them as a way to keep loved ones near home. Today it has enormous potential for ser...
As classes resume in Jeannette City School District after a fatal shooting outside McKee Stadium during a football game Friday, neighboring schools have extended a hand to help any Jeannette students who need help coping with the traumatic incident.
“Too often people with mobility issues are overlooked when it comes to outdoor opportunities, and the conservancy means to remedy that,” Malley said.
Finding Balance: Interventions for Modern Problems, Mental Health America of Southwestern PA's annual conference and dinner.
Listen in to this new series from Saint Vincent College Psychology professor Dr. Jessica Black.
While incurable, what is certain is that specialized and intensive speech therapy — sometimes lifelong — can help a child lead a productive life. Early intervention is a must.
“A Promise of Hope” is the theme for Westmoreland County’s 13th annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Walk, slated for Saturday at Twin Lakes Park near Greensburg.
Four days a week, Murrysville Meals on Wheels volunteers prep meals at First Presbyterian Church’s Laird Hall from 8:15-11 a.m., before drivers make deliveries to between 50 and 60 clients.
Read the newsletter and learn about Westmoreland County's Court Appointed Special Advocates.
“We need to keep these connections going. I always say that connection is the opposite of addiction.”
Even low levels of lead have been linked to a child's IQ and ability to pay attention, how well he or she does in school and other behavioral issues.
Join the Area Agency on Aging and the Westmoreland County Commissioners for the annual Health & Education Expo at the Ramada, Greensburg. Download the flyer.
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 9 am to 2 pm.
Our Clubhouse provides a warm and welcoming environment for everyone who has been touched by cancer. Those living with cancer at any age, as well as the family and friends who support them, are welcome to join Our Clubhouse and receive the social, emotion...
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"Hiding these struggles does not work; too many people live in isolated shame and even die, untreated or unsupported in treatment, because of it. "
Many disability advocates believe community-based settings are far superior in caring for people and integrating them into the community, though family members of some who remain in institutions believe that is still the best place for their loved ones.
When I saw Mrs. D. last week, it was the first time in years she had come into the office without her husband in tow.( Note: Find resources for caregivers in Westmoreland County at www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/2270/Caregiver-Support-Group-Meetings )
Gibb joins an increasing number of families who are choosing to be more honest about cause of death in obituaries in an effort to break the stigma and start a conversation about suicide and overdoses that have long been taboo in obituaries.
Westmoreland Diversity Coalition invites the public to these upcoming events:
LGBTQ Training Workshops (Flyer)
LGBTQ 101, August 15th, 9 am to noon OR 1-4 pm, in Greensburg $25
The Summer 2019 Inside Line Newsletter is now available online. The Inside Line is a Newsletter is Published every other month by the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, Westmoreland County Commissioners and Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Westmoreland County has a veteran population of approximately 28,000, according to VA estimates. Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County Courts would like to remind those who have served, as well as friends, family and attorneys who represen...