LeadingAge PA: Wolf budget proposal ignores PA nursing homes during pandemic
February 3, 2021LeadingAge PA, an association representing more than 370 providers of services for seniors, today issued the following statement from President and CEO Adam Marles on the 2021-22 budget proposal from Gov. Tom Wolf.
Leading senior care organizations take legal action against Wolf administration, demand release of federal funding designated to support nursing homes
December 8, 2020Pennsylvania's leading senior care advocacy organizations - LeadingAge PA, the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA), and the Pennsylvania Coalition of Affiliated Healthcare & Living Communities (PACAH) - filed a lawsuit yesterday in state Commonwealth Court to demand Wolf Administration officials re-allocate more than $150 million in federal dollars that, in accordance with state law, was mandated to be directed to Pennsylvania's nursing home residents and their providers of care.
LeadingAge PA condemns Gov. Wolf's veto of limited liability relief
November 30, 2020LeadingAge PA President and CEO Adam Marles today condemned Gov. Tom Wolf for vetoing House Bill 1737. "House Bill 1737 enjoyed bipartisan support in the legislature," Marles said. "Despite this, Gov. Wolf has turned his back on nursing home providers during a pandemic when they need him the most. Long-term care providers must have the support of their state government at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is surging and still an immense challenge.
LeadingAge PA commends General Assembly for passage of limited liability relief; calls on Gov. Wolf to sign House Bill 1737 to protect senior care providers during ongoing pandemic
November 20, 2020LeadingAge PA President and CEO Adam Marles today commended the Pennsylvania General Assembly for sending House Bill 1737 to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature. The legislation includes long overdue comprehensive, temporary, pandemic-related liability protection for senior care providers.
LeadingAge PA thanks Senate and House for bill passage, creating path to certification for temporary nurse aides
November 18, 2020Adam Marles, president and CEO of LeadingAge PA, the voice for quality care in Pennsylvania, today thanked the Senate and House for passing legislation that creates a path to certification for temporary nurse aides who have demonstrated competency and commitment to aging services.
LeadingAge PA thanks Senate for bill passage, asks House to concur creating path to certification for temporary nurse aides
October 7, 2020Adam Marles, president and CEO of LeadingAge PA, the voice for quality senior care in Pennsylvania, today thanked the Senate for passing legislation that creates a path to certification for temporary nurse aides who have demonstrated competency and commitment to aging services, and asked the House to concur by approving Senate Bill 1268.
LeadingAge PA disapproves of proposed overtime pay
October 2, 2020Adam Marles, president and CEO of LeadingAge PA, the voice for quality senior care in Pennsylvania, today released a statement regarding proposed regulations for overtime pay eligibility that Governor Wolf plans to implement, despite urging from the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry that doing so would be harmful to employees and employers.
LeadingAge PA and Messiah University partnership provides tuition discounts for members
August 11, 2020A new partnership now allows LeadingAge PA member organizations to provide employees and their dependents with discounted tuition in several nursing and business programs at Messiah University.
LeadingAge PA Partners with HU, provides members clear path to programs
July 15, 2020LeadingAge PA members, employees, and spouses/partners have been given clear access to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology courses and programs at a reduced rate thanks to an agreement recently reached between the University and the trade/professional association for nonprofit senior living organizations.
LeadingAge PA awards $27,000 in education scholarships to members
July 6, 2020LeadingAge PA, the voice for nonprofit senior care in Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce $27,000 in education scholarships has been awarded to members through the 2020 Education Scholarship program.