Allegheny County DHS - Service Coordination for Older Adults
Area Agency on Aging
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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Service
Provides Service Coordination through the Community HealthChoices Program to enable older adults to continue to live in their homes and communities. Services include adult day services, companion services, counseling, home environment modifications, home delivered meals, respite care, medical supplies and equipment, personal emergency response system, personal care, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and transportation.
In order to qualify for Community HealthChoices services, individuals must meet eligibility requirements. This includes a level-of-care and financial assessment and eligibility determination by an Independent Enrollment Broker.
No cost sharing or contributions allowed.
Allegheny County residents over the age of 60. Must be assessed as nursing facility eligible. Must meet PA Department of Human Services Medical Assistance financial guidelines.