AARP Pennsylvania

Angela Foreshaw

Biography:

Established in 1987, the Pennsylvania State Office of AARP is located in downtown Harrisburg, with an additional office in Philadelphia.
Serving 1.8 members in the state, AARP Pennsylvania is working to enhance the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians as they age.

AARP Pennsylvania
30 North 3rd Street
Suite 750
Harrisburg , PA 17101
Phone: 1-866-389-5654 (toll-free)
Fax: 1-717-236-4078
9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street, Suite 675
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 1-866-389-5654 (toll-free)
Fax: (Fax) 215-665-8529
9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Long Term Care: In Pennsylvania, AARP is working to protect long term care services for seniors including home and community based services.
Social Security and Medicare: AARP is working to strengthen Social Security and Medicare for senior, near-retirees and future generations.
Utilities: AARP Pennsylvania is working to educate Pennsylvania residents age 50+ who are concerned about the rising costs of electricity in their homes and to ensure the proper consumer protections are in place.
Volunteerism: AARP has a long history of volunteerism and the important contributions AARP volunteers make to their communities, neighbors and the programs they serve. We always welcome new volunteers to serve in a variety of roles with AARP Pennsylvania
To reach AARP Pennsylvania during regular business hours, call toll free 1-866-389-5654 or email aarpa@aarp.org . Find us on Facebook!

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LEADING EXPERTS JOIN AARP TO ADDRESS GROWING CHALLENGE OF HUNGER AMONG OLDER PHILADELPHIANS

Posted on 10/24/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

National and local experts came together recently to attend a roundtable discussion to address the growing issue of hunger among older adults in Philadelphia.  Hosted by AARP Pennsylvania and the AARP Foundation, experts representing organizations such as Philabundance, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, Share Food Program and others joined local officials to discuss various ways to break down barriers to connect older adults to food assistance across the city. In Philadelphia over 330,000 people are at risk for hunger, and …

Presents for Long Term Care Patients

Presents for Long Term Care Patients

Posted on 10/24/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live. – AARP Founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus The holiday season is approaching, and AARP Pennsylvania is raising the awareness of our long term care residents across the state that may be overlooked during this time of year. AARP volunteers distribute more than 2,000 gifts annually to long term care residents across the state, and this year we need your help in the Philadelphia region! PRESENTS FOR …

AARP Pennsylvania Applauds Inclusion of $50 Million Increase in Home and Community Services Funding in State Budget - Urges House to Follow Senate in Approving Medicaid Expansion

AARP Pennsylvania Applauds Inclusion of $50 Million Increase in Home and Community Services Funding in State Budget – Urges House to Follow Senate in Approving Medicaid Expansion

Posted on 07/1/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

AARP Pennsylvania celebrated the inclusion of a $50 million increase in Home and Community Based Services funding from the Pennsylvania Lottery in the 2013/14 Pennsylvania Budget signed into law by Governor Corbett Sunday evening. “This funding will begin to reverse the cuts in services many older Pennsylvanians have experienced the past few years,” said Ray Landis, Advocacy Manager for AARP Pennsylvania.  “AARP members are pleased the Governor and the General Assembly have listened to the desire of older Pennsylvanians to receive long-term care services in …

2013 Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Announced

Posted on 06/19/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Local companies top the list of the recipients of the 2013 AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50 award, cosponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The 50 winners were announced on June 17, 2013, at the SHRM annual conference in Chicago. Since its inception in 2001, this award has recognized employers who are ahead of the curve. Award winners have set outstanding examples through programs that help them retain, retrain, engage and recruit the older workers who will …

Tell Officials to Protect Hard-Working Families By Expanding Medicaid

Tell Officials to Protect Hard-Working Families By Expanding Medicaid

Posted on 06/10/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

AARP is working to ensure that older adults who have lost their jobs and hard-working Pennsylvanians who are struggling to make ends meet can find the affordable health care they need. Accepting federal funds to expand Medicaid in PA will give these families the security of knowing they can get the health care they need and at the same time boost our economy, create jobs, and help keep the doors open at the hospitals that serve our residents.  By expanding Medicaid, Pennsylvania …

Get Your Popcorn and Candy Ready for These Must-See 2013 Summer Movies

Posted on 06/10/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

With summer blockbuster season in full swing, AARP’s Movies for Grownups on YouTube is the place for previews of upcoming movies, reviews of current theatrical and home video releases and interviews with filmmakers whose work reflects the hopes, dreams, and experiences of older moviegoers. These movies aren’t just for the youngsters anymore, there is a wide variety of movies for the grownup moviegoer. Some of these movies include “Now You See Me” starring Woody Harrelson and Morgan Freeman based on Vegas …