Carbon County Area Agency on Aging

Carbon County Area Agency on Aging

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Data Provided By
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceArea Agencies on Aging provide local services, act as advocates, and generally assist older citizens to remain active in their communities. They operate under guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.

Services include:
- Senior Centers and other activities
- Legal Assistance
- Benefit Counseling/Assistance with applications
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Ombudsman Services
- Pre-admission Assessment
- Transportation
- Provides Caregiver Support Program
- Provides daily hands-on care
- Protective Services for older adults to investigate reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment and services to reduce risk for incapacitated persons.
- Senior Farmer's Market Program distributes free vouchers for residents age 60 or older that meet income guidelines

Core services offered after a clinical evaluation:
- In-home services
- In-home meals
- Care/Case management
- Consumer reimbursement
- Adult Day Care
- Personal Emergency Response System
- Personal Care services

Information and referral service provides information on the availability of services and programs for older adults. Services may be delivered directly, purchased from a community agency, or available through a cooperative agreement.
Geographical AreaCarbon
Intake ProcedureTelephone
Client Information
Age GroupSenior Citizens
EligibilityCarbon County residents, age 60 and older
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Susan Zeigler
Contact's Position Administrator
Contact's Phone 610-824-7830
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 401 Delaware Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Third Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Palmerton, PA 18071
Main Phone 610-824-7830
Other Phone 800-441-1315 Toll free
Fax 610-824-7836
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Carbon County Area Agency on Aging
Affiliated Program: Carbon County Area Agency on Aging
This Service: Carbon County Area Agency on Aging
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Activities of Daily Living Assessment (LF-0100)
Adult Day Programs (PH-0320)
Adult Protective Services (PH-6500.0500)
Area Agencies on Aging (TD-1100.6500-050)
Case/Care Management (PH-1000)
Family Caregiver Subsidies (NL-3000.1900)
In Home Respite Care (PH-7000.3300)
Medicare Information/Counseling (LH-3500.5000)
Nursing Home Transition Financing Programs (NL-5000.6500)
Older Adult/Aging Issues (YZ-6100)
Older Adults (YB-8000)
Senior Housing Information and Referral (BH-8500.8000)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
State Medicaid Waiver Programs (NL-5000.5000-800)