May

06

2020

May 06, 2020

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee will examine some of the unique challenges facing nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic during a joint hearing on Thursday, May 7, beginning at 10:30 a.m., according to committee chairs Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Senator Michele Brooks (R-50). [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

As Chairman of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) held a voting meeting to approve bills that strengthen penalties for failing to report child abuse and better track reports of infants born with drug or alcohol addiction. [Read More]

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

As Chairman of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) held a voting meeting to consider bills that will re-establish adoption subsidies for foster youth as well as proposals to further assist Pennsylvania seniors with the cost of prescription medications. [Read More]

Apr

26

2019

April 26, 2019

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), will hold a joint public hearing next week with the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee on the county based system for monitoring elder abuse in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Apr

11

2017

April 11, 2017

The Senate will hold the second in a series of public hearings looking into the Wolf Administration’s proposal to consolidate the departments of Human Services, Health, Aging, and Drug and Alcohol Programs. [Read More]

Nov

17

2015

November 17, 2015

The Senate Aging & Youth Committee approved three bills Tuesday (November 17), according to committee Chair Senator Michele Brooks (R-50). [Read More]

May

13

2015

May 13, 2015

The Senate Aging & Youth Committee yesterday recommended Senate confirmation of the nomination of Teresa Osborne to serve as state Secretary of Aging, according to Committee Chair Senator Michele Brooks (R-50). [Read More]

May

08

2015

May 08, 2015

The Senate Aging & Youth Committee will consider the nomination of Acting Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne at its meeting set for 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 12, in Room 461 of the State Capitol, Harrisburg, according to committee Chair Senator Michele Brooks (R-50). [Read More]

Oct

09

2014

October 09, 2014

This week, the Senate passed two measures that came out of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny/Butler): [Read More]

Sep

09

2014

September 09, 2014

Plans to address the projected growth in the state’s senior citizen population were part of a joint public hearing of the Senate Aging & Youth and House Aging & Older Adult Services Committees at the University of Pittsburgh, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee.Listen [Read More]