Senior Services News
LeadingAge PA awards $40,000 in Professional Development Scholarships to members
May 17, 2022LeadingAge PA, the leading voice for senior services across Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce it recently awarded 33 scholarships totaling $40,000 to members through the 2022 Professional Development Scholarship program.
The future is now for Quincy Village dining department: Robotic servers are joining the staff
April 5, 2022Some of us are old enough to remember Rosie the robot on the 1970's Jetsons cartoon who cleaned, did the laundry, cooked and more for the Space-Age family from the 21st century. Now we have Roomba's at home doing the vacuuming for us and Alexa devices to turn the lights on and off with the sound of our voice. Quincy Village, a Presbyterian Senior Living (PSL) community, is embracing the wave of technology by adding a robotic server to help support dining staff and serve residents.
LeadingAge PA welcomes Garry Pezzano as President and CEO
March 24, 2022LeadingAge PA today announced, EMBA, MS/CCC-SLP, FNAP, has been appointed the association’s new president and CEO. Pezzano comes to the association as a highly experienced clinical operations executive and post-acute care leader.
LeadingAge PA responds to President Biden's statement on nursing home reforms
March 3, 2022LeadingAge PA, the leading voice for senior services across Pennsylvania, today commented on the White House statement on improving safety and quality of care in the nation’s nursing homes.
Report finds PA nursing homes Medical Assistance underfunded by nearly $1.2B
March 1, 2022LeadingAge PA today announced that Pennsylvania’s nursing homes were underfunded by nearly $1.2 billion in Medicaid in 2019-2020, according to a report commissioned by the Association. To begin helping address this inequity, LeadingAge PA is calling for state lawmakers to approve a $294 million increase in funding for the 2022-23 state budget.
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing opens in Harrisburg
February 28, 2022UPMC and Harrisburg University today announced the opening of the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing at UPMC Harrisburg. The new school will help bring more critically important nurses to the region and give area residents the opportunity to pursue a career in nursing through an affordable, accelerated program.
White Horse Village adds robotic server to the team: “Robbie” adds a new dimension to the dining experience
February 25, 2022White Horse Village, an active nonprofit senior living community, has added a new member to the dining services team, a robot Servi, which has been affectionately named “Robbie” by residents.