REVITALIZING AND EMPOWERING SENIOR CENTERS ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA
The mission of PASC is to:
~Provide professional training towards the enhancement of Senior Centers.
~Promote communication with policy makers in the Commonwealth.
~Educate the public about the crucial role of Senior Centers.
~Collaborate with the PA Department of Aging, Long Term Living and the PA Association of Area Agencies on Aging.
PASC is the only professional organization advocating for senior community centers.
PASC provides regional trainings and an annual conference available to members at a discounted rate.
PASC was instrumental in the creation of the senior center grant program and
continues to advocate for a senior centers line item in the general budget.
PASC representatives meet regularly with staff from the Department of Aging, other state organizations and legislators….PASC is your voice in Harrisburg!
Membership newsletter provides advance notice on upcoming events. PASC created website (paseniorcenters.org) shares ideas and information.
Networking opportunities on a regional and statewide level provide creative,
successful programming and fundraising ideas.
PASC guides interested centers through the senior center certification program and the intensive training track for center personnel.
We know you care about older adults and the future of senior centers… our Membership and Advocacy fund drives everything else PASC is able to do for you and your center. Please join us now! Members click here to read the weekly update from PDA.
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court Has
Approved Redistricting of House and Senate Seats for the 2014 Elections
To find out if you or your center may have been placed in a different legislative distirct as a result of these changes go to www.theafflerbachgroup.com to find links to the maps and written descriptions of the new districts.
Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease
Click Here to read the Commission Report Click Here to view the Long Term Care Commission Report
Motion Picture Licenses Available to PASC Members
at Reduced Rate
PASC recently entered into an agreement with the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) to provide member centers with discounted rates on the Umbrella License. The discount of 25% or $240 per senior center is available to all PASC members. The license permits unlimited indoor showings and no reporting is required. Click here for more information and an application.
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Regional Trainings Scheduled
The Southwest Region has scheduled a training for Friday, May 12, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. A full schedule of topics has been planned. Cost is $35 for PASC Members and $50 for non-members. Please click here for registration information. The Central Region has scheduled a training for Thursday, June 15, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Please click here for registration information. We need your help in saving the Department of Aging! The Governor has proposed a consolidation of four state departments including the Department of Aging. The leadership of the PA Association of Senior Centers has taken a position against this consolidation. We are encouraging you to review the position letter (click here), and take the following actions:
· Share on your Facebook page and website - #SaveOurPDA
· Submit editorials to your local newspaper
· Include in your newsletter
· Contact your State Legislators
· Educate your members
Please help us spread the word!