I’m a home care worker. My work matters to me. But I’m still struggling to meet basic needs | Opinion

BY: - March 5, 2020

Up to 60 percent of home care workers leave the profession less than a year after starting the job, and 80–90 percent leave after two years.


Who are the real winners and losers in the Pa. Lottery’s jackpots? | Opinion

BY: - January 23, 2020

In the end, everyone loses – except the instant-gratification stalwarts, who once again will boast about keeping the state budget numbers balanced.

How seniors’ sweet tax breaks have become a target for cash-conscious lawmakers | Analysis

BY: - January 21, 2020

In most states, including Pa., seniors pay less income tax than younger people. Is that fair?One state lawmaker is looking at taxing retirement income.


The crisis no one wants to discuss: What to do when a loved one needs long-term care | Opinion

BY: - January 7, 2020

It's never easy to learn that a loved one has serious health issues. But having an idea of options once the shock dissipates can ease the burden.


Pennsylvania is about to be hit by a gray tidal wave of aging residents. We’re not ready for them

BY: - December 13, 2019

Pennsylvania’s elected officials must deal with the growing costs associated with an older population - now. Not in the future when it's too late.


Turning gray and going into the red: The true cost of growing old in America | Opinion

BY: - December 6, 2019

More than 10 million older Americans struggle to make ends meet, with many going without necessary health care and basic needs as living costs rise.


The thing about Pa. nursing homes is … | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - June 8, 2019

Some Pa. nursing homes were included on a list of the nation's worst this week in a list released by U.S. Senators, according to PennLive.


Here’s how Pa. can reform its guardianship system to protect our most vulnerable citizens | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2019

Legislation has been introduced in each session of the General Assembly for the past several years to improve Pennsylvania’s guardianship law. Now it's time to pass it.


Wolf, lawmakers need to remember non-profit nursing homes during budget season | Opinion

BY: - April 15, 2019

Pennsylvania is failing to keep pace with health care inflation as it ramps up regulations (and costs) on even the best of our not-for-profit nursing facilities.