Joint Senate/House Hearing Set on State Aging Plan

For Immediate Release

Harrisburg – The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), and the House Committee on Aging and Older Adult Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday on the 2012-2016 State Plan on Aging.

The hearing will be held Wednesday, March 20 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 60 of the Capitol’s East Wing.

The joint panel will hear testimony from Secretary of Aging Brian Duke.

The State Plan on Aging helps to set priorities and establish an aging agenda for the commonwealth. It is also a requirement in order for the commonwealth to receive federal funds under the Older Americans Act. The plan is updated every four years and submitted to the federal Administration on Aging.

More information about state issues is available at Senator Mensch’s website, or on Facebook at


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