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​Upcoming Community Events from the UPMC Aging Institute

Senior Nutrition
​About:

Laura from UPMC McKeesport will provide a review of the physiological changes associated with aging and how they impact the unique nutritional needs of seniors.

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Presenter:
Laura Edwards of UPMC McKeesport

​Date: Wednesday, February 28
​Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
​Location: UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132
​Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897


Caregiver First Initiative
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Denna will discuss how this initiative provides support and resources for caregivers in Allegheny County. To learn if you may be eligible for this program or interested in learning more, consider attending this event.

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Presenter:
Deanna Leyh of FamilyLinks

​Date: Wednesday, March 28
​Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
​Location: UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132
​Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897


Help with Medicare Costs
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Do you wonder what is out there for financial assistance for Medicare prescription drug coverage or your Medicare premiums? Do you know about Extra Help or the Medicare Savings Program? If these are new programs to you and would like to learn if you would be eligible, think of attending this presentation by CLASS partner Christina Vasquez. Christina will discuss her role at CLASS and these two programs.

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Presenter:
Christina Vasquez of Community Living & Support Services (CLASS)

​Date: Wednesday, April 25
​Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
​Location: UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132
​Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897


​Elder Law
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When putting together an appropriate estate plan, you need to prepare for both before and after you are gone. This discussion will be led by Estate Attorney, LeeAnn A. Fulena, Esquire, a partner at Robb Leonard Mulvihill, LLP. She will focus on the documents that you need including Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Medical Directives and Living Wills.

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Presenter:
LeeAnn A. Fulena, Esquire, of Robb Leonard Mulvihill, LLP

​Date: Wednesday, May 30
​Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
​Location: UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132
​Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897


​Starting Points to Navigating Community Resources
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Do you have questions about what is available for seniors in the community? Or for caregivers? If you have questions along these topics or are interested in learning more, think about attending this free program!

This is a free program and parking validation for the parking garage will be provided.

Presenter:
Ronnie Edwards of the Aging Institute and Disabilities Resource Center

​Date: Wednesday, June 27
​Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
​Location: UPMC McKeesport
Crawford Building, Suite 145
1500 5th Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132
​Please RSVP to Ronnie at 412-647-1897


Our Partnership with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

To register for any of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh programs, please call Scott Meneely at 412-924-0063. You can leave a message with your name, phone number, and program name and location of program you would like to attend.

* Lawrenceville Library events are in partnership with Lawrenceville United and UPMC Presbyterian
** Squirrel Hill Library events are in partnership with UPMC Shadyside​

​Program Information

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Locations and Dates

​​De-Clutter and Re-Organize

Do you ever find yourself thinking you wish you had more time to be organized? Then before you know it, you look around and say to yourself, “how did it get this way, and where do I begin”?

Then this is the program for you. You will be given simple tips that you will be able to use in helping you de-clutter your space and keeping it organized.

Upcoming events are currently being scheduled.

​I’m Having a Senior Moment
We all experience so called “Senior Moments” as we age. You may notice times when you cannot recall information quite as quickly as you once did.

If you would like to learn tips on how to keep your mind active and alert, then this is the presentation for you.

​Upcoming events are currently being scheduled.

Insights to Sensory Changes for the Caregiver
As we age, there are sensory changes that can occur. During this presentations, you have an opportunity to experience what it’s like when these changes occur.

​Upcoming events are currently being scheduled.​
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