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Advocacy - Support and representation, administratively and legislatively, for the needs of older adults as a group or individually.

PA Medi - assistance with health insurance benefit concerns, appeals, benefit applications for people with Medicare.              
Call 610-829-4540 for information.

Information and Referral - answers to questions on the availability of services and programs for older adults.
phone: (610) 559-3270

Legal Services - provided in non-fee generating civil cases via a contract with North Penn Legal Services, Inc.
phone number for North Penn Legal - (610) 317-8757.

Ombudsman - receives, investigates and assists in resolving complaints about quality of long term care. Provides information on long term care issues.

Protective Services - activities, resources and supports to prevent or intervene in abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment cases.

Care Management - casework services for assessment and care planning, and authorization of the following:
          Adult Day Care - caregiving in an organized setting for less than a 24 hour day. Excellent for caregiver respite.
          Emergency Energy Assistance - bill payment or provision of fuel to avoid utility shut off or lack of fuel in crisis situations.
          Caregiver Support Program - educational services and financial assistance to family care providers.
          Home Delivered Meals - hot/cold meals delivered to maintain necessary nutrition.
          Home Health Care - skilled nursing, therapy and aide services.
          Nursing Home Respite Services - respite for overnight absences of caregivers.
          Personal Care - in-home help with bathing and other personal hygiene, laundry, shopping, meal preparation and Caregiver relief.

 Medicare Annual Open Enrollment.pdf

Pennsylvania Health Law Project


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