Aging/Older Adult Support Groups

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    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals in the later years of their lives. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and allow participants to share their experience, strengths and hopes to solve the problems they have in common and to address the quality of life issues that affect them all.

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    Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter - Support GroupsOffer Education and Workplace "Lunch and Learn" programs for employee groups. Provide monthly support groups for diagnosed individuals who are in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, who are aware of their diagnosis, and want to come meet and talk with others who are dealing with the same problems. Family caregivers are encouraged to attend. AlleghenyAlzheimer's Association - Greater Pittsburgh ChapterAlzheimer's Association - Greater Pittsburgh Chapter
    Alzheimer's Disease Alliance of W. PA Family Support GroupsFamily support group for Alzheimer's patients and those with related brain disorders. AlleghenyAlzheimer's Disease Alliance of W. PAAlzheimer's Disease Alliance of Western PA
    American Heart Association / Great Rivers Affiliate - Mercer CountyProvides current information on heart disease prevention and the importance of nutrition and exercise. Advocates on issues such as; smoke-free public places, more bike and pedestrian friendly cities and towns, better nutrition and higher quality physical education in schools and affordable healthcare. Improves the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by providing training for medical professionals and educating the public about the warning signs of stroke, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers. National organization supports heart and stroke research and disseminates medical advances and new treatment guidelines though journals, conferences and online courses. ErieAmerican Heart Association / Great Rivers AffiliateAmerican Heart Association
    Bucks County Area Agency on Aging - Substance Abuse and Gambling PreventionProvides substance abuse and gambling prevention education for seniors.BucksBucks County Area Agency on Aging - Bucks; DoylestownBucks County Area Agency on Aging
    Center in the Park - Center ServicesOffers an extensive life-long learning curriculum, a vibrant arts and humanities program, a rewarding intergenerational program and a wide array of trip opportunities and evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs, including an on-site fitness center. Center programs also offer diverse groups of people opportunities to connect and to better understand each other.PhiladelphiaCenter in the Park - Philadelphia; GermantownCenter in the Park
    Elder Abuse Hotline - Older Adult Protective ServicesOlder Adult Protective Services provide home and community based protection, advocacy, information and assistance to people aged 60 and over and their families, so they can have choices about how they want to live, with dignity and respect, lead independent and active lives, and be free from abuse and neglect.ChesterElder Abuse Hotline - Chester; West ChesterElder Abuse Hotline
    Indiana Regional Medical Center - Brain Injury Support GroupSupports patients and families affected by brain injuries including strokes.IndianaBrain Injury Support GroupIndiana Regional Medical Center
    JFCS Older Adult ServicesLicensed geriatric social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists offer care to older adults at home, in a protected facility or other settings. Services are also available for family members and caregivers. Older adult services include counseling & support groups, caregiver support, geriatric care management, guardianship, Holocaust Survivor Services and information & referral; services of the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry. AlleghenyJFCS Senior ServicesJewish Family and Community Services
    Kennett Area Senior Center - Support GroupsThe Senior Center offers those 55 years of age and older information and assistance, insurance counseling, free tax preparation, property tax and rent rebate assistance, educational programs, fitness and wellness programs, and recreational programs.ChesterKENNETT AREA SENIOR CENTERKennett Area Senior Center
    Lifesteps, Inc. - Alzheimer's Caregivers Support GroupAlzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group is a social group for families as they attempt to handle the challenges presented them after a diagnosis. Provides opportunities for social events as well as education and information-sharing. Members are referred by the Visiting Nurses Association, local rehabilitation centers, local hospitals, and from other participants.ButlerAdult and Senior ServicesLifesteps
    Phoebe Richland - Healthcare CenterA senior living community which provides a continuum of care including short-term rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, personal care, skilled nursing care, memory support, dementia care, independent living, and home careBucksPhoebe RichlandPhoebe Ministries
    Prevention Research Center, University of Pittsburgh - 10 KeysA free educational prevention program called "10 Keys" to Healthy Aging. The program covers ten elements that are important to healthy aging.AlleghenyPrevention Research Center, University of PittsburghPrevention Research Center, University of Pittsburgh
    St. Clair Hospital - Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Support GroupFamily and Friends of persons affected by Alzheimer's. Support groups generally meet the first Tuesday of each month. Please call in advance for information.AlleghenySt. Clair HospitalSt. Clair Hospital
    Supportive Older Woman's Network (SOWN) - Community-Based Support GroupsServices include: Crisis intervention Support groups Individual counseling Information and referral Parenting education Philly Families Eat Smart health and fitness program (click here to learn more) Opportunity to mentor other grandparent caregivers AdvocacyPhiladelphiaSupportive Older Woman's Network (SOWN) - Philadelphia; ManayunkSupportive Older Women's Network (SOWN)
    Supportive Older Woman's Network (SOWN) - Community-Based Support Groups - GrandFamily Resource CenterServices include: Crisis intervention Support groups Individual counseling Information and referral Parenting education Philly Families Eat Smart health and fitness program (click here to learn more) Opportunity to mentor other grandparent caregivers AdvocacyPhiladelphiaSupportive Older Women's Network (SOWN) - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaSupportive Older Women's Network (SOWN)
    Ursuline Support Services - Stroke Survivor ConnectionEngages in physical and mental activities and counseling to support patients and their families recuperating from stroke.AlleghenyUrsuline Support ServicesUrsuline Support Services

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