American Association of Retired Persons (A A R P) Web site provides extensive information about member benefits, its volunteer and community programs, public posistions, and a monthly focus on various topics such as taxes, consumer fraud, and the Internet.
ADMINISTRATION ON AGING
Administration on Aging (A O A) is a U.S. federal government agency that takes the lead in issues dealing with older Americans. It incorporates considerable information useful to older Americans.
The Alzheimer's Association's Website provides information for caregivers, including local chapters as well as medical data. The site is sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of America.
AMERICAN SOCIETY ON AGING
American Society on Aging (A S A) enhances the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families.
AMERICAN SOCIETY ON AGING
NEW VENTURE IN LEADERSHIP (NVL)
NVL provides an innovative, cost-effective and empowering approach to the development of leadership in the field of aging among professionals of color. It is the only program of its kind. ASA is currently recruiting new partners for the next class. Applications must be submitted online or postmarked no later than September 30, 2008, for scholarship applicants, or December 30, 2008 for non-scholarship applicants To learn more about NVL and to access the application, visit the Website or call 415 974 9637.
BUREAU OF CONSUMER PROTECTION
Will investigate any consumer complaint, contact the company or agency-by suboena if necessary-and attempt to mediate and correct your problems.
BENEFITS CHECK UP
BenefitsCheckUp helps thousands every day to find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services. On this Web site, there are simple fill-in questionaires to help find programs that can assist you and/or your loved ones.
CAREGIVER CONSULTATION SERVICES
Are you caring for an aging relative who lives in Delaware County? Caregiver Consultation Service offers family caregivers expert, compassionate guidance. We assess the needs of your loved one and then help you arrange in-home and other support services. Caregiver Consultation Service charges a modest fee and is an option for families who are not eligible for the public Family Caregiver Support Program.
The Elder’s Advocate, CARIE’s online resource for caregivers of older adults.
CA CENTER OF EXCELLENCE ON ELDER ABUSE AND NEGLECT
A posted page of resources related specifically to veterans.
CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES
Provides an overview of Medicare and Medicaid policies, consumer literature about Medicare, announcements and a telephone directory of central office staff.
CROZER KEYSTONE HEALTH SYSTEM
SENIOR HEALTH SERVICES
Crozer-Keystone Health System offers a range of services to seniors and their caregivers through its Senior Health Services Department. Click on the link to learn more about how our dedicated professionals can help you or your loved one.
DELAWARE COUNTY INTERMEDIATE UNIT
HEAD START PROGRAM
Head Start is here to serve the community, families and children of Delaware County. It is our focus to meet all the aspects and values of each child and family. We recognize the importance that you, as parents, bring to our program. We view the families holistically and individually by recognizing the educational, physical, mental, emotional, health, and nutritional strengths of each child and family.
Eldercare is a comprehensive nexus of useful links for professionals and family caregivers of older persons.
FAMILY CAREGIVER ALLIANCE
Family Caregiver Alliance (F C A) is a nonprofit organization offering information, education, and support services for families providing long-term care. This site acts as a clearinghouse on long-term care information and resources.
The site contains a directory of health information, featuring links to online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health and prevention and self-care.
KINSHIP PROGRAMS IN PENNSYLVANIA - PENN STATE EXTENSION
Information on programs, resources, and other support for Pennsylvania families with grandparents and other relatives raising children.
LANGUAGE SERVICES CONSULTANTS (LSC)
LSC provides customized programs in language instruction and intercultural training, as well as full translation and interpreting services in all languages.
This is the official U.S government site for Medicare information. Information on coverage, eligibility, enrollment, Medicare card, replacement card ordering, address changes, help with health care costs, and the new medicare Part D program.
For information in other languages, click here.
2019 MUNICIPAL DIRECTORY
A listing of local government officials serving residents of the 49 municipalities of Delaware County PA.
NAT. ASSOCIATION OF AREA AGENCIES ON AGING's (n4a)
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a 501(c)(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs.
NATIONAL ASIAN PACIFIC CENTER ON AGING
The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging is to serve as the leading national advocacy organization committee to the dignity, well being, and quality of life of Asian Pacific Americans in their senior years. Technical assistance is provided to local Asian Pacific community groups to enhance their ability to meeting the needs of older people.
NAT. CAUCUS & CENTER ON BLACK AGED
The National Caucus and Center on Black Aged is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the quality of life for older Black Americans. The Caucus works to strengthen existing national and community-based organizations that provide services to older Blacks.
NAT. COUNCIL ON THE AGING
National Council on Aging (N C O A) is an association of organizations and individuals dedicated to promoting the diginity, self-determination, well-being, and continuing contributions of older persons through leadership and services, education, and advocacy.
NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS ASSOCIATION
National Family Caregiver Association (N F C A) is a charitable, membership organization dedicated to making life better for all of America's family caregivers.
NAT. HISPANIC COUNCIL ON AGING
The National Hispanic Council on Aging is a private, nonprofit organization that works to promote the well being of older Hispanics. The Council represents the interest of older Hispanics to the U.S Government and the private sector.
NAT. INST. OF HEALTH
National Institute of Health provides health information and links to some of its institutes of special interest to seniors.
NAT. SENIOR SERVICE CORPS
National Senior Service Corp (N S S C) is a network of volunteer programs, supported by the federal government, that helps older persons find service opportunities in their communities.
PA CENTER FOR HEALTHY AGING
The site contains online network of related information for caregivers, professionals and aging organizations.
PENNSYLVANIA COUNCIL ON AGING
Acts as an advisor to the Governor and the Department of Aging on the planning, coordination, and delivery of services to older people. Serves as an advocate for older Pennsylvanians.
PENNSYLVANIA DEPT. OF AGING
Pennsylvania Department on Aging (P D A) Website contains a description of available programs for the elderly in Pennsylvania along with a list of the Area Agencies on Aging for each county in Pennsylvania Links are provided to national organizations.
THE PENN. STATE DATA CENTER
This is the Commonwealth's official source of demographic and economic data.
SAGE is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
SECOND TIME AROUND PARENTS (STAP)
The purpose of this program is to: stabilize and foster healthy grandparent-child relationships; educate and support grandchildren to prevent drug abuse and other problems in children of addicted parents who are being raised by their grandparents; empower grandparents to help themselves by advocating for their rights and the rights of their grandchildren.
SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES
Senior Community Services (SCS) is a nonprofit agency founded in 1977 to promote independent, meaningful aging. SCS operates four nationally accredited Senior Centers offering social, recreational, nutritional, wellness, educational and volunteer programs. SCS also serves homebound seniors, providing meals, therapeutic activities, coordination of in-home services and caregiver support.
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMIN.
The Social Security Administration (S S A) Website contains an index to benifit information, an online edition of the U.S. Social Security Handbook on Benefits and Policies, a policy forum containing reports to Congress.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DISABILITY RESOURCES
Federal government website that provides an interactive, community-driven information network of disability-related programs, services, laws and benefits.
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
This site gives the most recent information, projections, and estimates of the U.S. population.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
This site provides information on benefits and service to veterans, dependents, and survivors.