Senior Expo:
Hosted by: State Senator Randy Vulakovich
                 State Representative Hal English
When: Friday, September 19, 2014
Where: Allison Park Church
            2326 Duncan Avenue
            Allison Park, PA 15101
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
The event is a great opportunity for senior citizens and their families or caregivers to obtain a wide variety of information pertaining to programs and services that may be beneficial to them. Flu shots will be provided by Rite Aid to attendees age 65 and older who wish to obtain them dependent on availability from the manufacturer. Those wishing to receive a flu vaccine must present their Medicare card.
 

Senior Transportation Information:
Access Transportation Systems
OPT Transportation
Medical Assistance Transportation

Connect 09 (PAT Information)


FRANKLIN PARK MUNICIPAL BUILDING IS NOW A REGISTRATION CENTER FOR THE ACCESS 65+ PROGRAM AND THE PORT AUTHORITY SENIOR CITIZEN FREE PASS PROGRAM

Franklin Park senior citizens (age 65 and over) can register at the municipal building for the ACCESS 65+ Program and the Port Authority Senior Citizen Transit Free Pass Program. 

ACCESS 65+ PROGRAM

Franklin Park senior citizens age 65 or over can apply for the ACCESS 65+ Program at the municipal building.  When applying, eligible seniors must appear in person at the municipal building, complete and sign the required form and present one of the following as proof of age: 

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Photo Driverís License
  • PennDOT Non-Driverís License
  • Passport
  • PACE Card
  • Verification Statement from Social Security Administration
  • Military Discharge Papers
  • Immigration/Naturalization Papers
  • Resident Alien Card
  • Veteranís Universal Access ID Card

 The municipal staff will sign the application form to verify the information is true and correct and will then forward the application directly to ACCESS.  Applicants will then receive an ID card, along with a ticket order form and ACCESS brochures.  Tickets must be purchased directly from ACCESS through the mailTickets cannot be purchased at the municipal building

PORT AUTHORITY SENIOR CITIZEN TRANSIT FREE PASS PROGRAM

Franklin Park senior citizens age 65 or over can apply for a Port Authority senior citizen transit free pass at the municipal building.  This pass entitles seniors to ride free of charge on all Port Authority transportation.  When applying, eligible seniors must appear in person at the municipal building, complete and sign the required form and present one of the following as proof of age:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Photo Driverís License
  • Armed Forces Discharge/Separation Papers
  • Veteranís Universal Access ID card
  • PACE ID card
  • Passport/Naturalization Papers
  • Resident Alien card
  • Pennsylvania ID card
  • A statement of age from the U.S. Social Security Administration

The municipal staff will sign the application form to verify the information is true and correct and will then forward the application directly to the Port Authority.  The Port Authority will then process your application and mail your free pass directly to you. 

If you have any questions about the application process for either program mentioned above, please contact the municipal building by calling 412-364-4115. 


Over The Blueberry Hill Gang: Our senior program held the second Thursday of every month from 11:00am to 1:00pm has been very successful and well attended. Many seniors are enjoying the monthly programs, socializing, meeting new friends and enjoying a variety of delicious foods. All seniors are welcome to attend! Contact Rochelle with any questions 412-364-4115 Ext. 347 or rbarry@franklinparkborough.us.


Clover Hill Golf Course: Opening April 13, 1990, Clover Hill Golf Course has provided recreation to golfers of all skill levels and offers seniors a discounted price to play golf. For any questions or comments please call Clover Hill Bill 412-364-2447 or email: cloverhillgolf@comcast.net
 


Senior Citizen Links:
The Pittsburgh Senior News
AARP
North Hills Community Outreach

 

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