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    Programs, generally staffed by an interdisciplinary team comprising a geriatrician, a nurse, a social worker and a pharmacist, that evaluate the functional ability, physical health, cognitive and mental health and socioenvironmental situation of older adults, particular those who are frail or chronically ill, to identify health-related problems, develop plans for treatment and follow-up, coordinate care, determine the need for long-term care, and ensure the optimal use of health care resources. Beneficial outcomes may include greater diagnostic accuracy, improved functional and mental status, reduced mortality, decreased use of nursing facilities and acute care hospitals and increased satisfaction with care.

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    Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging – Main Office - Care ManagementCare managers have knowledge of State and Federal programs that provide needed in home support. Using comprehensive assessments and person centered care planning, care managers work with older adults to create a personalized plan for the future.ClearfieldClearfield County Area Agency on Aging - Main OfficeClearfield County Area Agency on Aging
    Holy Redeemer Health System - LifeAssess ProgramA comprehensive assessment, education, support and rehabilitation program that identifies and treats older adults who are at risk for four of the most common geriatric syndromes - Depression - Dementia - Falls risk - Incontinence These common syndromes may threaten the ability to live safely at home-leading to premature placement in a nursing or long-term care facility and frequent hospitalization. Our goal is to allow those who are aging at home and at-risk for these conditions to remain as independent as possible and to live safely and comfortably in their homes.PhiladelphiaHoly Redeemer (Home & Hospice Care)Holy Redeemer Health System
    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Geriatric AssesmentProgram, generally staffed by an interdisciplinary team comprising a geriatrician, a nurse, a social worker and a pharmacist, that evaluates the functional ability, physical health, cognitive and mental health and socioenvironmental situation of older adults, particular those who are frail or chronically ill, to identify health-related problems, develop plans for treatment and follow-up, coordinate care, determine the need for long-term care, and ensure the optimal use of health care resources. Beneficial outcomes may include greater diagnostic accuracy, improved functional and mental status, reduced mortality, decreased use of nursing facilities and acute care hospitals and increased satisfaction with care.BedfordHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging - Bedford OfficeHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging
    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Geriatric AssesmentProgram, generally staffed by an interdisciplinary team comprising a geriatrician, a nurse, a social worker and a pharmacist, that evaluates the functional ability, physical health, cognitive and mental health and socioenvironmental situation of older adults, particular those who are frail or chronically ill, to identify health-related problems, develop plans for treatment and follow-up, coordinate care, determine the need for long-term care, and ensure the optimal use of health care resources. Beneficial outcomes may include greater diagnostic accuracy, improved functional and mental status, reduced mortality, decreased use of nursing facilities and acute care hospitals and increased satisfaction with care.FultonHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Fulton OfficeHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging
    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Geriatric AssesmentProgram, generally staffed by an interdisciplinary team comprising a geriatrician, a nurse, a social worker and a pharmacist, that evaluates the functional ability, physical health, cognitive and mental health and socioenvironmental situation of older adults, particular those who are frail or chronically ill, to identify health-related problems, develop plans for treatment and follow-up, coordinate care, determine the need for long-term care, and ensure the optimal use of health care resources. Beneficial outcomes may include greater diagnostic accuracy, improved functional and mental status, reduced mortality, decreased use of nursing facilities and acute care hospitals and increased satisfaction with care.HuntingdonHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Huntingdon OfficeHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging
    Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging - Main OfficeThe central administrative office of the Jefferson County AAA offer access to programs and services including aging waiver, assessment, care management, congregate meals, domiciliary care, family care giver, healthy activities, home delivered meals, information and assistance, legal assistance, outreach, personal care services, placement services, transportation services, volunteer services as well as access to PA Link.JeffersonJefferson County Area Agency on Aging - Main OfficeJefferson County Area Agency on Aging
    Lancaster County Office of AgingOffers a wide range of support services to older Lancaster County residents with the goal of allowing them to maintain their independence and self-sufficiency. Most services available to persons ages 60 and over, except for the 55+ Job Bank, Job Bank Workshop and Senior Community Services Employment Program which begins at age 55 and older. Domiciliary Care, long term Care Assessments and Caregiver Support Program available for persons 18 years and older. Services for 60 years and older: -Older Adult Daily Living Centers provided for persons with functional disabilities. Also provides daytime respite care to caregivers. Nursing services and mid-day meal are provided. Contracts with Landis Homes, Lancaster Generations, Masonic Homes, Moravian Center and Garden Spot Village to provide these services. -Home Delivered Meals - Work in cooperation with Meals on Wheels and other sources for homebound elderly persons -Emergency Fuel Assistance is provided as a last resort after a caseworker has assessed all other options. -Respite Care gives caregiver relief -Information & Referral assists persons to identify their needs, link them to appropriate services, and to share up-to-date information on issues affecting older persons. The Transportation Specialist, is also part of the I & R unit -Lawyer Referral Program for the Elderly: Clients are referred to participating attorneys who will offer advice on a broad range of legal issues. Initial 1/2 hour consultation is $5; Fees need to be discussed with the attorney for consultation over a half hour -Ombudsman Program investigates patient care concerns about nursing homes, personal care homes, and home health agencies -Protective Services: Intensive casework for persons who are abused, exploited, neglected, abandoned or who are unable to carry out activities of daily living due to mental or physical impairment, which is placing them at risk of imminent harm - Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms are available with assistance to complete them also available - Senior Centers offer noon meals and a variety of activities in the following county areas: Columbia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Lititz, Millersville, Quarryville and Reinholds - Flu Shots are usually offered in the Fall at the Senior Centers - Transportation to medical appointments and senior centers using Red Rose Access for those who are eligible - offers Health and Wellness Programs to promote healthier lifestyles Programs for persons ages 18 and over: - Domiciliary Care offers protected community living arrangements for persons needing personal care and ongoing supervision. - Long Term Care Unit provides assessments to determine the most appropriate level of care for those needing financial aid for nursing, personal care, and domiciliary care homes. Intensive in-home services available for eligible persons who are at a nursing home level of care and have sufficient informal support. - Caregiver Support Program - Casework services and financial assistance with caregiving expenses for persons caring for individuals who are over 60 and are functionally dependent (requiring constant supervision) or between the ages of 18-59 with chronic dementia. Also offers assistance for grandparents who are the primary caregivers for grandchildren under the age of 18. The Office of Aging can provide the following lists via mail, email or on the website: - Beauticians who provide services in the client's home - Cleaning services - Non-medical companion services - Pharmacies who deliver - Lancaster County nursing homes - Lancaster County personal care homes - Grocers who will deliver - Respite care facilities - Senior Center list - Low income housing - Benefits for low income older adults - Continuing care retirement communities - Personal emergency response company list - Home health agencies - Caregiver resources: support groups, websites, hotlines - Low-cost medical and dental services Newsletter: Prime Time; Contact: Information and Referral Supervisor to be added to the mailing list Volunteer Opportunities include: - Providing socialization for older persons through regular visits and phone calls - Assist a senior with a household task on an ongoing basis - Volunteer as part of a group for a one-time project - Assist agency staff with a variety of tasks including filing, data entry and mailings - Become a volunteer in a specialized program such as APPRISE, Volunteer Ombudsman or Senior GamesLancasterLancaster County Office of AgingLancaster County Office of Aging
    LECOM Health - Millcreek Community Hospital - Tri-State Elder Assessment TeamThe LECOM Tri-State Elder Assessment Management (T.E.A.M) program specializes in providing mobile assessments for individuals age 50 and older who are experiencing a change in mental status, behavior or mood.ErieLECOM Health - Millcreek Community HospitalLECOM Health
    Lehigh Valley Hospital - Center for Healthy AgingProvide geriatric assessment of memory issues, dementia, medication reviews, falls, behavioral issues, frailty and maximizing functional ability. Services include geriatric assessments, medication reviews, memory evaluations and preventive care. Provides wellness classes and activities for older adults.LehighLehigh Valley Hospital - 17th and ChewLehigh Valley Health Network
    Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Comprehensive Geriatric AssessmentComprehensive Geriatric Assessments determine whether or not a person is best served in a long-term care facility or in his or her own home with community based services.MontgomeryMontgomery County Office of Senior Services - Montgomery; NorristownMontgomery County Office of Senior Services
    Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment - North PennComprehensive Geriatric Assessments determine whether or not a person is best served in a long-term care facility or in his or her own home with community based services.MontgomeryNorth Penn District OfficeMontgomery County Office of Senior Services
    Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment - PottstownComprehensive Geriatric Assessments determine whether or not a person is best served in a long-term care facility or in his or her own home with community based services.MontgomeryPottstown District OfficeMontgomery County Office of Senior Services
    Montgomery County Office of Senior Services - Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment - Willow GroveComprehensive Geriatric Assessments determine whether or not a person is best served in a long-term care facility or in his or her own home with community based services.MontgomeryWillow Grove District OfficeMontgomery County Office of Senior Services
    Office of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging) - Main Office - OptionsProvides a free assessment administered by a care manager to assess a consumer's needs and appropriate care alternatives.ElkOffice of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging) - Main OfficeOffice of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging)
    Philadelphia Senior Center - Geriatric Assessment ProgramParticipants will meet with a physician and a social service person for an evaluation of their physical, emotional and cognitive health. The senior will be given a list of recommendations that the team has made to share with their personal physician. The purpose of the program is to educate seniors and their families about services and programs that can help them continue to be active and independent in their communities.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Senior Center - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Senior Center
    Reading Health System - Senior Assessment ProgramSenior Assessment Program at the Geriatric Center provides comprehensive evaluations performed by a geriatrician, a psychiatrist, and a licensed clinical social worker to lay the foundation for quality ongoing care. This care assists an older individual with the ability to enjoy good health, improve overall quality of life, reduce the need for hospitalization, plan for long-term care, as well as live independently for as long as possible.BerksReading Health System - Senior AssessmentTower Health
    St Luke's Center for Positive AgingGeriatric outpatient assessment center; that provides consultations, evaluations, and recommendations based on the individuals medical history, health condition, current medicines and needs.St Luke's Center for Positive AgingSt Luke's University Health Network
    Surrey Services for Seniors - Geriatric ConsultationOur Professional Geriatric Care Manager will meet with the elder client and family to discuss their concerns with caring for their older loved one. Meetings are conveniently scheduled to fit into the family's busy personal and professional life. In the event that a relative is not available for a personal meeting, consultation will be made via telephone. During the consultation a thorough assessment is performed which includes a review of the person’s health history, cognitive and emotional testing, their management or medications and ability to handle daily activities. Additional information concerning the client’s financial status, social contacts and legal matters is also obtained. At the conclusion of the consultation the care manager will discuss with the client and /or family a short and long term plan of care. Decisions for follow up assistance will be determined at that time. Follow-up phone contact is continued approximately every 2 weeks to discuss how well the plan of care is meeting the older client’s needs and to identify any additional issues that need to addressed. The Professional Geriatric Care Manager will assist the client and/or family with identifying the services needed to maintain their health and safety.Chester*Main Site (Geriatric Consultation Services))Geriatric Consultation Services
    Telehealth Intervention Program for Seniors (TIPS) - United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern PennsylvaniaWorking in partnership with the United Way of Lackawanna & Wayne Counties and the University of Scranton to conduct this program. Trained students from the University visit senior centers to measure attendees’ vital signs. This data is then transmitted to UNC’s nurses who review it remotely and follow-up as needed.LackawannaCommunity HealthUnited Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania
    UPMC Shadyside Senior Care InstituteProvides geriatric assessments: medical and psychosocial assessment of older adults; provides primary medical care and consultations; information and referral through the Senior Information Service. Offers the Lifeline personal emergency response system.AlleghenyUPMC Health System ShadysideUPMC Health System Shadyside

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