|ACHIEVA Respite Care||Trained caregivers provide respite care, sitter, homemaker, and companion services, in-home and out-of-home, for a period of three hours to 30 days. Siblings may be included.||Allegheny||ACHIEVA||ACHIEVA|
|Adult Services - Devereux Pocono Center||Community residential services, respite services and life sharing for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and emotional and/or behavioral differences.||Wayne||Devereux Pocono Center||Devereux Pocono Center|
|Allegheny Health Network - Regional Home Health and Hospice||Provides end of life comfort care and palliative care. Services include: Skilled Nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work and home health aide.||Erie||Allegheny Health Network - Regional Home Health and Hospice||Allegheny Health Network|
|Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Faith in Action Program||Provides volunteer drivers to transport seniors to and from doctor appointments in the community they serve.||Allegheny||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Faith in Action Program||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches|
|Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Volunteer Caregivers||Recruits volunteers and matches them to senior citizens for various services including transportation, shopping, visiting, light housework caregiver relief, and telephone reassurance program.||Allegheny||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches - Volunteer Caregivers||Allegheny Valley Association of Churches|
|Beaver County Office on Aging Department Services List||Home Safe Home provides accessibility assessments and projects such as grab bars, ramps, and stair glides. cost of projects may have a co-pay. Call
Personal Care and Home Health Services*
These services provide in-home assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, grooming, and mobility for persons with chronic health problems.
For those receiving personal care services from BCOA, shopping, laundry, light housekeeping and other services may be available when health problems prevent maintenance of household activities.
Respite care service provides relief to families caring for and living with an elderly homebound person for up to four hours a week and can provide personal care if needed.
Adult Daily Living*
Provides day programs for the frail elderly with physical and/ or mental impairment. Provides respite for family caregivers. Day Care centers are open daily and provide supervision, meals, and activity.
Beaver County residents age 60 years and older may utilize Beaver County Transit Authorities' DART system. This is a demand and response transportation system offering door-to-door service for passengers. Reservations must be made in advance by calling BCTA. There is a co-pay for every trip. For more information about this program call the number above or visit them on the web at www.bcta.com
Chore service is a limited service available only to existing BCOA consumers. It provides assistance with minor home repairs. The consumer must pay for supplies.
The ombudsman investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents in nursing homes, personal care boarding homes and Domiciliary care homes. Complaints may include any issue that affects the health, safety, welfare and rights of a resident. Staff and volunteers also perform visits to area facilities.
Prime Time Health
This program provides community-based programs on health-related issues. Topics are intended to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Available in the Senior Community Centers. Call the Ombudsman at 724-480-8589
Older Adult Protective Service
Protective Service responds to reports of suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, abandonment, inappropriate relocation and emergency/ crisis situations. A case manager investigates the report and provides any necessary intervention.
||Beaver||Office on Aging||Beaver County Office on Aging|
|ComForcare Home Care||ComForcare strives to improve the quality of life and level of independence for every client and family receiving our services. ComForcare employs highly trained caregivers who provide a wide range of comprehensive services including:
-bathing, grooming, and hygiene
-transfers and ambulation
-chore services and light housekeeping
-reducing hospital and rehabilitation re-admissions by partnering with healthcare professionals to ensure discharge instructions are fully executed and educate clients on the self management of their condition.||York||ComForcare Home Care||Shiloh Homecare Corporation|
|Community Living and Support Services (CLASS) - Alliance for Community Respite Care||Provides support and relief through access to respite care for caregivers and children and adults of all ages with special needs. Respite refers to short-term, temporary care. It is typically provided for people with special needs so caregivers, family members, foster parents, or friends can take a break from the daily routine of care giving.||Allegheny||Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)||Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)|
|Disability Options Network - Don Services - Companion||Companion services are provided to individuals living in private residences for the limited purposes of providing supervision and minimal assistance that is focused solely on the health and safety of the adult individual (18 and older) with mental retardation. This service is not available to people who are residing in Unlicensed or Licensed Residential Habilitation settings. Companion services are
used in lieu of habilitation services to protect the health and welfare of the individual when a habilitative outcome is not appropriate or feasible.||Lawrence||LiNKS to Everyday Lives - Home and Community Based Services||Disability Options Network (DON)|
|Easton Home||An assisted living facility which provides personal care and rehabilitation for older adults in a bed and breakfast type of setting. It is affiliated with Presbyterian Senior Living. There is a separate, secured memory support unit for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of memory impairment.
||Northampton||Easton Home||Easton Home|
|Elmcroft Senior Living - Lewisburg - Respite Care||Union||Elmcroft Senior Living - Lewisburg||Elmcroft Senior Living|
|Extended Family Care||Provides skilled and non-medical services in the home, including: personal care, companionship, respite, skilled and non-skilled services (RN, LPN, PT, OT, ST, MSW), caregiver14||Allegheny||Extended Family Care||Extended Family Care|
|Family Care Services, Inc. Developmental Disabilities Program||We provide respite and residential services to eligible waiver participants in the Developmental Disabilities Program.||Franklin||Family Care Services, Inc.||Family Care Services|
|Genesis HealthCare - Lehigh Center||Skilled nursing and rehabilitation center offers short or long term hour nursing care, as well as physical, occupational, speech, audiology and respiratory therapy. Also provides temporary/respite care.||Lehigh||Genesis HealthCare - Lehigh Center||Genesis HealthCare|
|Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Family Caregiver Support Program||Provides reimbursement for care giving expenses for people caring for parents, spouses, children or relatives that live at home.
Benefits provided include:
* Financial benefits to reimburse for out of pocket expenses for personal care, adult day care, skilled nursing and household expenses up to $500 per month
* Home modification or assistive devices such as ramps, stair lifts, wheelchairs etc. up to $2,000 lifetime benefit
* Information and referral on resources and services in your community
* Respite care that offers a brief break from care giving by providing short-term support in your home or overnight care
* Benefits counseling to review existing benefits and identify potential new benefits
* Caregiver training to enhance your role as a caregiver
* Care coordination to determine the necessary support and services your loved one will need||Erie||Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office||Greater Erie Community Action Committee|
|Griswold Home Care - Pocono Mountains||Home care company that provides non-medical companion care, homemaking care, hospice care, live-in and overnight care, personal care and respite care.||Monroe||Griswold Home Care - Pocono Mountains||Griswold Home Care|
|Heartland Hospice - Grief Education Classes||A bereavement service that has one-on-one meetings with staff trained in grief and loss, supportive phone calls, support groups for general and specific loss issues, grief seminars and educational opportunities, quarterly newsletters, community resources and referrals, grief camps for adults and children and memorial services.||Erie||Heartland Hospice||Heartland Hospice|
|Home Instead Senior Care - Butler||Enables older adults to continue to live independently. Services include personal care services, homemaker assistance including meal preparation and laundry, transportation to medical appointments or shopping and companionship.||Beaver||Home Instead Senior Care||Home Instead Senior Care|
|Home Instead Senior Care - Poconos of Pennsylvania||Home care services include companionship care, personal care, meals and nutrition, transportation, household duties, respite care, hospice care, support services and 24 hour care.||Monroe||Home Instead Senior Care||Home Instead Senior Care|
|Home Support Services||Chore Service: Minor repair work for the safe and necessary upkeep of the home. The Individual pays for the cost of material. Respite Services: A few hours of respite may be provided each week to the primary caregiver, to come into the home and stay with the older person. The clients income will be considered in determining eligibility for this program.||Adams||Adams County Office for Aging||Adams County Office for Aging|
|Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Respite Care||Program that provides a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities.||Bedford||Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging - Bedford Office||Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging|
|Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Respite Care||Program that provides a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities.||Fulton||Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Fulton Office||Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging|
|Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Respite Care||Program that provides a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities.||Huntingdon||Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Huntingdon Office||Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging|
|Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette Faith In Action||Providing volunteer companionship and assistance to help seniors remain living in their homes and communities, independent and healthy. Assistance may include transport to medical appointments, caregiver relief, friendly visiting, handyman services, yard work and snow shoveling.||Fayette||Faith In Action||Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette|
|Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette Respite Care||Provides rest and relief for caregivers of the elderly||Fayette||Respite Care||Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette|
|Lakeland Area Hospice||Provides a palliative approach to hospice care. Our team of experienced health care professionals offer much needed help to anyone during this difficult time. Lakeland will address physical, emotional, spiritual, and psycho-social needs which are unique to each individual and family. We work closely with your physician to address your specific goals. If you do not have a personal physician one of our team physicians will direct your care.||Erie||Lakeland Area Hospice ||Lakeland Area Hospice |
|Laurel Area Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Inc. - Faith in Action||Assists the elderly in maintaining their independence by providing companionship, assistance, transportation, errands and other quality of life services through a network of volunteers, two hours per week.
||Westmoreland||Faith In Action||Laurel Area Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Inc. Faith in Action|
|LIFE Armstrong County||Provides support to help older adults be able to continue living at home. Based on an individuals need, LIFE can provide: comprehensive medical management by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals; an on-call nurse and physician available
||Armstrong||LIFE Armstrong County||Lutheran SeniorLife|
|LIFE Beaver County||Provides support to help older adults be able to continue living at home. Based on an individual’s need, LIFE can provide: comprehensive medical management by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals; an on-call nurse and physician available 24 hours a day; adult day services; personal care; home care; housekeeping and laundry; rehabilitation therapies; transportation to the LIFE center and medical appointments; medications and medication management; meals; medical equipment; and dentistry, optometry, and audiology.||Beaver||LIFE Beaver County||Lutheran SeniorLife|
|LIFE Butler County||LIFE, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes, nursing home alternative, home health care, nursing care, medication management, aging, seniors, older adults, personal care, errands, homemaker, housekeeping, chores, medical appointments transportation||Butler||LIFE Butler County||Lutheran SeniorLife|
|LIFE Lawrence County||Provides support to help older adults be able to continue living at home. Based on an individual’s need, LIFE can provide: comprehensive medical management by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals; an on-call nurse and physician available 24 hours a day; adult day services; personal care; home care; housekeeping and laundry; rehabilitation therapies; transportation to the LIFE center and medical appointments; medications and medication management; meals; medical equipment; and dentistry, optometry, and audiology.||Lawrence||LIFE Lawrence County||Lutheran SeniorLife|
|LifeSpan, Inc. Caregiver Relief Program||The Care Management Program provides in-home support to seniors who need assistance to remain at home.||Allegheny||LifeSpan, Inc.||LifeSpan, Inc.|
|Lutheran SeniorLife VNA Western Pennsylvania||VNA provides home health services, at-home and inpatient hospice care, palliative care, personal care assistance, private duty, VNA Community Resource Center, and independence devices such as personal emergency response systems and medication dispensers.||Butler||VNA Western Pennsylvania||Lutheran SeniorLife|
|Maxim Healthcare - In-Home Skilled and Non-skilled Nursing and Personal Care||Provides medical care in the comfort of one's home as an alternative to hospitals, nursing homes, or assisted living communities. Services range from 24-hour complex clinical care to weekly patient visits. Clinical managers work with the client's primary physician to develop a plan of care that meets individual needs. They provide home health care, pediatric homecare, respite care, intermittent care, and companion services to those in need of care or companionship.||Lycoming||Maxim Healthcare - Williamsport Homecare and Staffing||Maxim Healthcare Services|
|McCullough Place Respite Care||Respite care stays.||Cambria||McCullough Place Personal Care Home||McCullough Place|
|Meadow View Nursing Center Respite Care||Temporary care for disabled individuals in order to provide a respite for their caregivers.||Somerset||Meadow View Nursing Center Respite Care||Meadow View Nursing Center|
|NAMS - Landmark Home Health Care||Provides in-home supports (personal care, light housekeeping, private duty, shopping, and respite) to help stabilize patients following a health challenge to enable them to regain and maintain their independence. Landmark Senior Connections (LSC) helps seniors and their families find the right supportive living arrangement when an individual is no longer able to stay in their own home safely due to cognitive of physical decline. Staff will visit with a family in their home to go over their options for supportive living.||Allegheny||Northern Area Multi-Service Center of Allegheny County||Northern Area Multi-Service Center|
|Respite Care Services - Wayne County Area Agency on Aging||Respite services are provided to support individuals on a
short-term basis due to the absence or need for relief of those nonpaid caregivers normally providing care.||Wayne||Wayne County Area Agency on Aging||Wayne County Area Agency on Aging |
|Sunrise In Home Care - In Home Care||Non-medical in home care for elderly or disabled. Overnight and 24/7 care, Hospice, and respite care. Services include personal care, homemaking, and companionship. Home health care.||Warren||Sunrise In Home Care||Sunrise In Home Care|
|Union-Snyder Agency on Aging - In Home Assistance||Services to assist clients and their families include:
financial reimbursement for supplies
||Union||Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.||Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc. |
|Union-Snyder Agency on Aging - In Home Assistance||Services to assist clients and their families include:
financial reimbursement for supplies
||Snyder||Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.||Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc. |
|United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Selinsgrove - Adult Respite Care||Snyder||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Selinsgrove||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA|
|United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Caregiver Support Coordinator||Through VA's Caregiver Support Line and Caregiver Support Coordinators, you can find the support you need to provide the Veteran you care for with the best care at home.
Your local Caregiver Support Coordinator can support you by matching you with services for which you are eligible such as:
Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Centers,
Home-Based Primary Care,
Skilled Home Care,
Homemaker and Home Health Aide Program,
Home Hospice Care.
||United States Department of Veterans Affairs||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|
|United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Caregiver Support Line||Toll-free support line for those who provide care for veterans living with the effects of war, disability, chronic illness, or aging. The support line provides information on VA caregiver support resources and "warm" referral to caregiver support coordinators located in all VA medical centers. The support line is also available to respond to inquiries about the caregiver benefits associated with the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.
||United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral Hotlines||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|
|United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Services for Family Caregivers of Post 9/11 Veterans||Family Caregivers provide crucial support in caring for Veterans. VA recognizes that Family Caregivers in a home environment can enhance the health and well-being of Veterans under VA care. Additional VA services are now available to seriously injured post-9/11 Veterans and their Family Caregivers.
Services Available to Family Caregivers through this Program include:
- Monthly stipend,
- Travel expenses (including lodging and per diem while accompanying Veterans undergoing care),
- Access to health care insurance (if the Caregiver is not already entitled to care or services under a health care plan),
- Mental health services and counseling,
- Comprehensive VA Caregiver training provided by Easter Seals,
- Respite care (not less than 30 days per year).
|United States Department of Veterans Affairs||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|
|VNA Private Duty - Bellefonte - Adult In Home Respite Care||Centre||VNA Private Duty - Bellefonte||VNA Private Duty|
|VNA Private Duty - Harrisburg - Adult In Home Respite Care||Dauphin||VNA Private Duty - Harrisburg||VNA Private Duty|
|VNA Private Duty - Lewisburg - Adult In Home Respite Care||Northumberland||VNA Private Duty - Lewisburg||VNA Private Duty|
|VNA Private Duty - Lewistown - Adult In Home Respite Care||Mifflin||VNA Private Duty - Lewistown||VNA Private Duty|
|VNA Private Duty - Sunbury - Adult In Home Respite Care||Northumberland||VNA Private Duty - Sunbury||VNA Private Duty|
|Washington County Faith in Action||Provides supportive services and outreach to meet the needs of the elderly and adults with disabilities. Services include transportation to medical appointments, errands and shopping assistance, supportive visiting and telephone reassurance, light housekeeping and meal preparation, minor household maintenance, caregiver relief, and reading or helping to write out checks to pay bills.||Washington||Washington County Faith in Action||Transitional Paths for Independent Living|
|Westmoreland Manor||Westmoreland Manor offers a skilled nursing, respite care, palliative care, and hospice care programs.||Westmoreland||Westmoreland Manor||Westmoreland Manor|