10 Things to Know about Your New Medicare Cards

old versus new medicare cards

Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards starting in April 2018. Here are 10 things to know about your new Medicare card: Mailing takes time: Your card may arrive at a different time than your friend’s or neighbor’s. Destroy your old Medicare card: Once you get your new Medicare card, destroy your old Medicare card and start using your new card … Read More

Free Thanksgiving Meals in Lancaster

picture of turkey dinner

Looking for a location that is hosting a Free Thanksgiving meal in Lancaster County this year? If so, PA 211 East has compiled a list of these locations. lancaster-free-thanksgiving-meals or #Dial211 for information.

Staying safe in the summer heat

From the ASPR blog (visit their blog) “For most parts of the country, summer brings lots of heat. Over the last few weeks, just about everybody has been feeling the heat. Cities and towns from across the country have been coping with heat advisories and trying to find ways to stay cool. Some people handle the heat pretty well. They … Read More

Video Phones are not working.

Due to unexpected issues, our video phones are currently not working. DEC will have this resolved as soon as possible. Should you need to reach DEC, please call our direct number 717-394-1890 through your video phone or email JSatriale@decpa.org. Thank you.

Camp DEC on the News!

This week we hosted an extra special event called Camp DEC!  It was a (mock) camping adventure at our Center for our Consumers.  We had a great, great time and Fox43 News even came to do a story about it. Watch the news story here! We had a campfire with songs and s’mores, games, park rangers, and even Yogi Bear! … Read More

Veterans’ Employment Resources: for Veterans’

This week, most of us are looking forward to the upcoming long weekend. It’s a time to spend with family and friends and celebrate the start of summer. It’s also the time to pay tribute to our nation’s Veterans. On Monday, Memorial Day, we will remember those who have died in service of the United States of America. We are … Read More

Our Board of Directors

It’s a new year and that means some changes for our Board of Directors. Our 2015 Board Members Matt Gray, President Lucille Miessner, Vice President Alicia Galarza, Secretary Alexis Aubry, Treasurer Shelley Castetter, Director Leslie Binkley, Director Arthur Gould, Director Thanks to our Board for all they do for us!    

Celebrating the Start of 2015

[soliloquy id=”547″] As we step into the New Year, all of us at DEC wanted to take a moment to look back at how wonderful 2014 was, and tell you about our plans for 2015. We really did have an amazing 2014 with so many memorable moments including: Consumer events! Bowling, a Barnstormer’s Game, two picnics (the Lebanon consumer picnic … Read More

Sensitivity Training

We were really excited to see this new video from DC’s Office of Disability Rights.  It’s funny but really shows some true points. We offer Sensitivity Training as part of our Workshops and Trainings.  If you are part of an organization that you believe would benefit from our Sensitivity Training, please contact us to set up a session.