Advocacy Central

PALA advocates for providers and residents of Pennsylvania at the State Capitol
and in Washington, DC


The PALA PAC met with Senator Jake Corman during a breakfast event at the Harrisburg Hilton on November 20, 2019.  The Senator is the Majority Leader for the Senate.  PALA members had the opportunity to discuss the value of Personal Care and Assisted Living communities in providing care for seniors of the Commonwealth.  The meeting included discussion of a consistent regulatory environment, the crisis of a workforce shortage, legislation on OAPSA and Assisted Living, and funding for SSI.

Who is your state legislator?

Use this link to determine who your legislators are. Please contact them and let them know that you would like to be a resource for them on issues pertaining to assisted living and personal care. Many legislators need to be educated on the differences and the services provided by Assisted Living Residences and Personal Care Homes. PALA can help you to advocate with your legislators. Contact the office for more information.

Pennsylvania General Assembly

Your Key State Legislators

Tom Wolf

Thomas Murt

House Aging and Older Adult Services
Committee Chair

Website for Chairman Murt

House Aging and Older Adult Services Website

John DiSanto

Senate Aging & Youth
Committee Chair

Website for Chairman DiSanto

Senate Aging Committee Website

Teresa Miller

Secretary Teresa Miller
Department of Human Services

Secretary Miller Website

Department of Human Services Website

Robert Torres

Acting Secretary Robert Torres
Department of Aging

Secretary Torres Website

Department of Aging Website


Rachel Levine

Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine
Department of Health

Secretary Levine Website

Department of Health Website

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