Annual Flu/Pneumonia Shot/Senior Clinic – Host an annual event providing free vaccinations to any senior with a Medicare Part B health insurance card; other attendees: AARP, the Office of the Consumer Advocate, and the PA APPRISE Health Insurance Counseling Program, ACCESS, and more.
Property Tax Rent Rebate for “Baby Boomers” – Author of legislation in the Senate that would implement a property tax rebate for the baby boomer generation. To qualify for a rebate under my bill, an individual must be a Pennsylvania resident who is 66 years and older, whose income is $50,000 and under, and who has lived in their home for 10 years or more. The program would be funded through proceeds from the Pennsylvania Lottery.
Long Term Care – Voted in favor of the law that established the Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Council within the Department of Aging. The council advises other agencies and make recommendations on regulations, licensure and financing relating to long-term care.
PACE/PACENET Eligibility – Consistently supports legislation that protects individuals from becoming ineligible for the PACE and PACENET programs due to Social Security cost-of-living adjustments (COLA).