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For 100 years Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for people and families challenged by disabilities. Now as America faces a broad range of new issues, we make a major positive life-changing difference in the lives of people and families facing today's disabilities. Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania provides exceptional programs and services, in 47 Pennsylvania counties, to ensure that people with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
Easterseals Western and Central PA continues to monitor the coronavirus situation. Our priority is the safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates. We are responsible to the communities we serve. We will be collaborating with senior leadership, our Board of Directors and state/local/federal governments to be prepared to respond to any action needed. Please check back for any updates.
You will never know unless you join Easterseals, mobster Don Carrasino and his gang of captivating scofflaws for an evening of Murder ~ Mystery ~ Mayhem! It was shaping up to be a festive night, until Don’s consigliere, Danny “Chuckles” Luciano went and got himself “offed.” Don ain't happy. We's got to get answers quick or things ain't gonna be too happy around the "Joint." So, gather your friends, laptops/Ipads and giggle juice. Get ready for a virtual murder mystery evening of laughs and Chuckles . . . Well, definitely laughs but, maybe no “Chuckles!” Lots of fun for 25 clams.
October 23, 2020
In Part One of Alicia Krage’s four-part series about long-distance relationships during COVID, she t…
October 15, 2020
With so many elementary school children learning at home these days, my Seeing Eye dog and I haven…
October 14, 2020
Some of you might remember a 3-part series I wrote in January about flying to Houston to visit a fri…
October 6, 2020
October is Disability Employment Awareness month, and last weekend’s feature on 60 Minutes about an …
September 29, 2020
Edited 10/5/2020: The Census was extended once again to October 31st. Edited 10/1/2020: The Census …
Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions in adults—yet far too often, it is left untreated. While many adults think hearing loss is simply a nuisance that comes with aging, it is much more. Hearing loss can affect every area of a person’s life, including physical health, mental health, career success, social life, personal relationships, and overall quality of life. Treatment can help!Read More
The safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates are key priorities to Easterseals Western and CeVIDntral PA’s Camping and Recreation Program. We continue to monitor the CoVID 19 situation in conjunction with all local, state and federal agencies to ensure that our clients have a memorable camping experience. To that end, we have prepared a Camping and Recreation COVID-19 Action Plan. To find out more about the plan, read on. Questions? Contact us at 717-741-3891.Read More
Caring for a family member? You're not alone. According to the National Family Caregivers Association, more than one quarter of the adult population has provided care to a family member or friend during the past year. Easterseals Adult and Senior Services offer programs and resources to help you provide the best possible care for your spouse, parent, adult child or another loved one who needs assistance with daily living.Read More