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.

Education is Continuing

Apr. 23, 2020 /

NEW TRIPOLI – State Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) today announced Berks County Intermediate Unit will receive a state grant of more than $10,000 to help students continue to learn during the school shutdown caused by the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic.

Day Hosts Committee Hearing on Bills to Combat Elder Abuse

Feb. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) convened a House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee hearing Friday in Bucks County to listen to stakeholders with an interest in a four-bill package of legislation aimed at combatting elder abuse.

Turzai Appoints Murt, Day to New Committee Chairmanships

Jan. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today he has appointed Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery) to serve as chair of the Human Services Committee and Rep. Gary Day (R-Lehigh/Berks) as chair of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee during the 2019-20 Legislative Session.