Chester County Department of Aging Services


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General Information
Description of AgencyA unit of Chester County government, the agency is responsible for the development, coordination, and provision of services designed to assist persons 60 years of age and older in remaining active and independent in the community. The agency maintains current information on services, benefits and entitlements available to older persons and their caregivers and makes referrals to other agencies when appropriate. The agency also directly provides care management, nursing home pre-admission assessment, placement, and protective services. Through contracts with other local organizations, the agency partially funds or subsidizes senior centers, adult day care centers, an employment program for persons age 55 and older, the Chester County paratransit system, Meals-on-Wheels and in-home health services. Also, protective services for incapacitated persons, without a responsible caregiver, who experience abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment. The agency also presents the annual Chester County Senior Games, open to persons age 55 and older, and maintains a Gerontology Resource Center on aging and related issues. The Department's APPRISE program helps seniors understand health insurance and Medicare. Volunteer counselors are available all year, call for dates and times.
LocationChester
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameSandra Murphy
Contact's PositionDeputy Director
Contact's Phone610-344-5996
Contact's Emailccaging@chesco.org
Physical Site Address 1601 Westtown Road, Suite 130
Physical Site Address 2Government Services Center
Physical Site City, State, ZipWest Chester, PA 19380
Main Phone610-344-6378
Fax610-344-5996
Emailccaging@chesco.org
Web Addresshttp://www.chesco.org/aging/site/default.asp
 
Director Information
Director's NameWanda Stonebraker
Director's PositionDirector
Director's Phone610-344-5996
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Chester County Department of Aging Services
Affiliated Programs: Chester County Department of Aging Services - Chester; West Chester
Affiliated Services: Chester County Department of Aging Services - APPRISE Medicare/Insurance
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Assessments and Care Management
Chester County Department of Aging Services - CENTRAL INTAKE
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Elder Abuse Reporting
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Family/Caregiver Programs
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Older Adult Protective Services
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Ombudsman Program
Chester County Department of Aging Services - Support for Living at Home