Below you will find helpful information from Pennsylvania agencies
and other entities on a variety of subjects
(Click an agency name or logo to go to its website)
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging serves as an advocate for the interests of nearly 2.9 million persons age 60 and over who call Pennsylvania “home.” The department is the focal point of state coordination and planning for all long-term services and supports for seniors.
The safety and well-being of Pennsylvania’s older adults and their families and caregivers are the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s top priorities. To keep you updated during COVID-19, we have developed a list of resources and updates to programs and services that we provide.
The Pennsylvania Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania works to maximize independence, safety, and well-being for older adults, their families, and the communities supported by the work of competent, committed, and confident professionals.
Aging Well PA – Working to advance the ability of older adults to “live well”
Aging Well PA, a subsidiary of the Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging, facilitates, coordinates, and provides services that support the provision of community services and supports for older adults in the Commonwealth.
The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania’s individuals and families. We promote opportunities for independence through services and supports while demonstrating accountability for taxpayer resources.
The Institute on Protective Services at Temple University Harrisburg provides education and consultation to human service and law enforcement professionals on identifying, investigating and resolving cases of elder abuse and victimization of vulnerable adults.
Alzheimer’s Support Services
Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania provides support, education, training and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
The following federal agencies offer information on a range of critical issues.
(Click an agency name or logo
to go to its website.)
Healthfinder provides links to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, websites and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and nonprofit organizations for seniors and others.
Senior Corps connects today’s 55+ individuals with the people and organizations that need them most. We help them volunteer as mentors, coaches or companions to people in need, or contribute their job skills and expertise to community projects and organizations.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center is a current, comprehensive, unbiased source of information about Alzheimer’s Disease. The ADEAR Center is operated as a service of the National Institute on Aging.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) produced a series of videos covering health and wellness issues of concern to older adults. Click any of the thumbnail images below to launch a video on that subject.
Benefits of Exercise
Handling Low Vision
Heart Healthy Living
What is foodborne illness?
What to Drink?
Nutrient Dense Foods
All About Shingles
Assisted Living Research Institute is an industry-leading research organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by compiling comprehensive research, the latest studies, and real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand, actionable guides and resources.