Day Commends Dept. of Aging and Area Agencies on Aging

Apr. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Lehigh/Berks), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adults Services Committee held an informational meeting with Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres and members from the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) network throughout the state.

Acting PA Health Secretary Refuses to Testify Before Committee

Mar. 11, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Berks/Lehigh), majority chairman of the House Aging and Older Adults Services Committee, held a public hearing yesterday on the COVID-19 vaccination distribution for older adults and long-term care in the Commonwealth.

Day Reappointed Chairman of Aging and Older Adult Services Committee

Jan. 27, 2021 /

Day Reappointed Chairman of Aging and Older Adult Services Committee

HARRISBURG – Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Berks/Lehigh) was appointed to continue serving as chairman of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee after being sworn in to his seventh term representing the 187th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

COVID-19 Impacts on PA Ombudsman Program Explained During House Aging and Older Adult Services Meeting, Says Day

Jun. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As the elderly and long-term care facilities remain among the heaviest hit communities through this pandemic, Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Lehigh/Berks), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, and members of his committee heard testimony earlier today about the vast negative impact COVID-19 has had on statewide nursing homes and care facilities, how that has effected ombudsman program services from effectively overseeing those residing in these facilities, and talks of possible future solutions to prevent the issues currently being documented.

House Committee Approves Day Bill to Fund Personal Protective Equipment at Long-Term Care Facilities

Jun. 01, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, May 26, legislation sponsored by Rep. Gary W. Day (R-Lehigh/Berks), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, was approved by his committee. This legislationwould establish a grant program to provide funding for long-term care facilities in Pennsylvania so they can acquire personal protective equipment to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Day Hosts Committee Meeting to Look Into COVID-19 Situation in PA Nursing Homes

May. 08, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Aging and Older Services Committee Chairman Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) Thursday in Harrisburg hosted an informational meeting so legislators could hear from industry experts about the unique challenges COVID-19 is placing on nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the Commonwealth.