Welcome to the Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania

Welcome to the Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania.  Our organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality training and development programs for professionals working within the various fields of human services.  Please feel free to take a look around to learn more about our organization and the educational opportunities we provide.

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News & Announcements


    Please join us for the inaugural Pennsylvania Department of Aging LGBTQ Aging Summit on October 9th – 10th.   The Summit will be held at the Sheraton Harrisburg – Hershey at 4650 Lindle Road in Harrisburg.  It commences on Tuesday, October 9th at 3pm with a partial day session. Wednesday, October 10th will be a full day session ending at around 3pm.

    The inaugural PDA LGBTQ Aging Summit theme is “Connecting Communities & Inspiring Change” and features:

    Keynote Speakers:

    • Kathy Greenlee, former Assistant Secretary of Aging at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • Michael Adams, Chief Executive Officer at SAGE (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders)

    Networking Opportunity:

    • Join the Summit attendees and presenters for a networking reception immediately following the Keynote & Panel Discussion on October 9th @ 5:15pm.

    Panel Discussions:

    • Community Panel – LGBTQ older adults share their lived experiences related to inclusivity, barriers to services and more.
    • Provider Panel – Providers who have journeyed in the space of increasing LGBTQ inclusiveness in the older adult community share knowledge and experience.
    • State Panel – Members of Governor Tom Wolf’s cabinet including Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health; Teresa Osborne, Secretary of Aging and others answer questions and discuss current issues.
    • Regional Planning Session:  Will offer attendees an opportunity to develop strategies to promote LGBTQ inclusivity and connect with other attendees within their community.

    Registration Cost:

    • Both days October 9th & October 10th:  $50
    • October 9th ONLY:  $20
    • October 10th ONLY:  $30
    • When making payment, please make your check payable to ‘P4A’ and mail to:  Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging, 525 South 29th Street, Harrisburg, PA  17104.

    If you are an older adult who would like to register for the summit, but would be unable due to financial hardship, please download, complete, and submit the following form:  LGBTQ Aging Summit Scholarship Form.


    Overnight Lodging:

    • Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey is offering a room block rate of $124 per night plus tax for summit attendees on a first-come, first served basis through September 24th.  To book a room, please follow this link or if you call the hotel directly, mention the LGBTQ Aging Summit.


  2. Motivational Quotes

    “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
    – Peter Drucker

    “Do not regret growing older.  It is a privilege denied to many.”

    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    “Age is an issue of mind over matter.  If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
    Mark Twain

  3. Healthy Steps for Older Adults Train-The-Trainer Online Course

    The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is offering a Train-the-Trainer online course as both a pre-requisite to the Healthy Steps Master Trainer Certification and as a resource and refresher course for current HSOA trainers.  This online course contains a complete videotape series related to the popular Healthy Steps program.  They provide refresher lessons for trainers on over seventy exercises taught in the Healthy Steps for Older Adults and Healthy Steps in Motion classes.  These videos provide certified Healthy Steps trainers a range of exercises and stretches that help prevent falls, a leading cause of injury among older adults.

    Enter our Learning Management System to take this course!

  4. Assisted Living Frequently Asked Questions: New document on the PDA/OLTL website

    The PA Department of Aging and Office of Long Term Living have published another assisted living residence frequently asked questions document.

    These questions were posted to the Department during the recent Assisted Living Administrator Orientation Course.  Please refer to the web link to view the questions and responses.

    Click here to access Assisted Living page on PA Dept of Aging Website

    From this web page select ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ to view the new document.  Any questions on assisted living licensure should be directed to 717-772-2570.