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Advocacy Groups and Policy Information

Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly
The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly, is a non-profit organization, based in Philadelphia, dedicated to improving the quality of life for vulnerable older people.
http://www.carie.org/

Families USA
Families USA is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health and long-term care for all Americans.
http://www.familiesusa.org/

National Family Caregivers Association
NFCA is the only national, charitable organization dedicated to making life better for all of America's family caregivers.
http://www.nfcacares.org/

National Senior Citizens Law Center
NSCLC provides a comprehensive range of litigation support services in cases involving Medicare, Medicaid, Health Insurance, Age Discrimination, SSI, Nursing Facilities and other issues concerning senior citizens.
http://www.nsclc.org/

Office of Disability and Long Term Care Policy-Ongoing Research
This section describes research conducted by (or for) the Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/home.htm

Facility Searches

AAHSA - Search For Not-For-Profit LTC Facility
AAHSA's searchable database for Not-for-Profit LTC Facility
http://www.aahsa.org/index.shtml

AoA - Eldercare Locator
A way to find community assistance for senors:  1-800-677-1116
http://www.eldercare.gov/eldercare/Public/Home.asp

CareGuide - Search for a facility in PA, by county and region
From CareGuide's interactive database. This page lists care providers as well as links to assisted living facilities, retirement / independent communities and more.
http://www.careguide.net/careguide.cgi/eldercare/county

CCAC: Accredited Communities - By State
These communities offer an older person a contract or contracts that provide residential living and various health care services for more than one year or the balance of his or her life, and meet the CCAC's accreditation standards.
http://www.ccaconline.org/list.htm#PA

Country Store - Senior Services in Centre County
The Country Store (The Centre County, PA Information Network) is the premier site on the Internet for information about Centre County, PA. This page from the country store includes information on housing, Organizations and Support Groups, etc.
http://www.countrystore.org/health/sencentr.htm

Extended Care Information Network
Extended Care Information Network is your resource for extended care assistance, news and advice. This site has an excellent facility search. If you need to find a nursing homes, assisted living apartments, retirement units, adult day care centers, acute rehabilitation facilities, day treatment/outpatient rehabilitation centers and outpatient centers and clinics.
http://www.ElderConnect.com/

HCFA - Nursing Homes, Home Page
This is the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) Nursing Home Database which contains information on every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.
http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/home.asp

PANPHA: Search for Non-Profit senior housing and care services in Pennsylvania
A search by county is the easiest way to find senior housing and care services in Pennsylvania. The results list the services each facility submits as part of its PANPHA membership information.
http://www.panpha.org/CTL_S01.htm

Philadelphia Online: Long Term Care
Links to facilities in PA and NJ as well as other information on Long Term Care.
http://health.phillynews.com/senior/nurs/related/links.asp#facility

Senior Alternatives for Living - Home Health Care Search in PA
Senior Living Alternatives Nursing States Listing Page for Pennsylvania
http://www.senioralternatives.com/dynahtml/senior/homecare/region.html?PA

The ELDERCARE Locator
The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Association of State Units on Aging. This page gives you contact information.
http://www.eldercare.gov/Eldercare/Public/Home.asp

Guides and Publications

Avoiding Fraud When Buying Long-Term Care Insurance: A Guide For Consumers And Their Families
The Alexander Law Firm provides this informative guide on long term care insurance.
http://consumerlawpage.com/article/insure.shtml

Caregiving Online
Caregiving Online offers you access to the support, information and resources you need when you care for an aging relative. The web site is an off-shoot of Caregiving newsletter, a monthly print publication.
http://www.caregiving.com/

CareGuide
Global CareGuide, Inc. is a new media company, founded in 1996, serving those searching for child and/or elder care.
http://www.careguide.net/

Eldercare Web: Home Page
ElderWeb is an on-line sourcebook with over 4,000 reviewed links to information about health, financing, housing, aging, and other issues related to the care of the frail elderly.
http://www.elderweb.com/

Extended Care Information Network
Extended Care Information Network is your resource for extended care assistance, news and advice. This site has an excellent facility search. If you need to find a nursing homes, assisted living apartments, retirement units, adult day care centers, acute rehabilitation facilities, day treatment/outpatient rehabilitation centers and outpatient centers and clinics.
http://www.ElderConnect.com/

 

Link Age - West Virginia
A resource of aging information for West Virginian's. Excellent site for long term care information and services for West Virginia’s elderly population.
http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/coa/linkage/

NAHC - How to Choose a Home Care Provider
Featured on this page is general information about home care and hospice the National Association for Home Care currently distributes to consumers.
http://www.nahc.org/Consumer/coninfo.html

 

Philadelphia Online: Long-term Care Insurance
Long-term care insurance in financial planning information from the Philadelphia Inquirer web site. Answers to questions like - How does the coverage work? When should you buy LTC insurance?
http://health.phillynews.com/senior/nurs/related/medec.asp

Senior Living Alternatives
Since 1992, Senior Living Alternatives has published semi-annual guide books in the midwest area. As the "Preferred Resource for Informed Decisions," many inquiries from throughout the country have been received from people searching for needed information. This has led us to provide our industry knowledge to those now searching on the internet.
http://www.senioralternatives.com/

Senior Living Alternatives Home Health Care Page
Senior Living Alternatives Home Health Care Page. This page has a brief definition of Home Health Care as well as a searchable database for any Home Health Care company in the country.
http://www.springstreet.com/seniors/

Senior Sites, Welcome to
Senior Sites is the most comprehensive web source of nonprofit housing and services for seniors.
http://www.seniorsites.com/

SeniorLink
The first national eldercare resource, referral and consultation web site for seniors, their families, and providers.
http://www.seniorlink.com/

SeniorSite.com: Nursing Homes
From seniorsite.com an informative page on selecting nursing homes.
http://seniors-site.com/nursing/

The Institute for Continuing Care
The Institute for Continuing Care is a nonprofit research and educational organization established to study the future of continuing care support and services. This site also includes issues of the Journal of Continuing Care.
http://www.continuingcare.org/

Welcome to assistedliving.com
This Web site is committed to helping people find the best possible living solutions as they grow older. We allow people to search for assisted living and alzheimer care facilities throughout the United States, we offer assisted living facility and nursing home check lists, helpful tips on how to choose a nursing home, and other valuable information on alternative housing solutions.
http://www.assistedliving.com/

WellnessWeb: Long-Term Care in Pennsylvania
This report makes the job of discovering critical information much easier for everyone involved. It also contains advice on how to use that new information properly and effectively. The first step is understanding what the law provides.
http://www.wellweb.com/SENIORS/srlgpa.htm

Yahoo-Long Term Care
From Yahoo. This page contains other links to Long Term Care sites.
http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Long_Term_Care/

Nursing Homes

Laurel Crest
Laurel Crest is a 611 bed Cambria County nursing facility offering a unique and expansive mix of services rarely found in under one roof.
http://www.laurel-crest.com/

Wesley Affiliated Services, Inc: Bethany Village Retirement Center
Five levels of retirement living provide approximately 400 residents with a supportive, Christian atmosphere in which to enjoy their retirement years.
http://www.wesleyservices.com/bvillage/index.htm

Wesley Affiliated Services, Inc.: Epworth Manor
Wesley Affiliated Services, Inc., owns and operates two facilities, Bethany Village Retirement Center in Mechanicsburg, PA and Epworth Manor Retirement Center in Tyrone, PA. These facilities provide housing and health services for those in elderhood.
http://www.wesleyservices.com/emanor/index.htm

Other Types of Long Term Care

Adult Day Care

Adult Care of Chester County, Inc.
Adult Care of Chester County, Inc. is a private not-for profit agency offering adult day care and related services to residents of Chester County and surrounding areas in a friendly, safe, secure environment.
http://www.adultdayservices.com/

Home Health Care

Senior Alternatives for Living - Home Health Care Search in PA
Senior Living Alternatives Nursing States Listing Page for Pennsylvania
http://www.senioralternatives.com/dynahtml/senior/homecare/region.html?PA

Hospice

 

Brookline Village
One of central Pennsylvania's finest retirement communities offering a full spectrum of independent living and healthcare options. Brookline also has a Home Care and Hospice services.
http://www.brooklinevillage.com/

Artman - Personal Care & Nursing Care Home
Artman Lutheran Home, a Social Ministry Organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), stands in this rich tradition of service to the human family. Our senior living facilities, located just outside Philadelphia, include a 61 bed Medicare certified skilled nursing unit for those in need of 24 hour professional nursing care, and 122 assisted living units.
http://www.artmanhome.com/

Baptist Homes of Western Pennsylvania
Baptist Homes of Western Pennsylvania has been part of Pittsburgh's South Hills community for almost ninety years. We provide a continuum of health care, residential, and supportive services on our Mt. Lebanon campus and within our community.
http://www.baptisthomes.org/

Hospitals Specializing in Geriatric Care

Crozer-Keystone: The Silberman Center
The Silberman Center, part of Crozer-Chester Medical Center, provides a wide range of services for people age 50 and over. The center is located in the Philadelphia area.
http://www.crozer.org/drsservs/listings/lsenhel.htm

Susquehanna Health System
Gerontology information from the National Institutes of Health. This site also offers information on health facilities within the SHS. SHS serves the northcentral PA region.
http://www.shscares.org/index.asp

Retirement Communities

 

Brookline Village
One of central Pennsylvania's finest retirement communities offering a full spectrum of independent living and healthcare options. Brookline also has a Home Care and Hospice services.
http://www.brooklinevillage.com/

Cathedral Village
Cathedral Village. A retirement community located in Philadelphia, PA.
http://www.cathedralvillage.com/

Chestnut Hill Health Care: Springfield Residence
Springfield Residence offers the finest in retirement living through personal services and supportive health care programs.
http://www.chh.org/springfield_residence.html

Cornwall Manor
Cornwall Manor is a retirement community located close to Harrisburg PA. This community also has an intergenerational program.
http://www.cornwallmanor.org/

Dunwoody Village
Dunwoody Village is a retirement community located in Newtown Square, PA.
http://www.dunwoody.org/

Foulkeways at Gwynedd
Foulkeways at Gwynedd located at Gwynedd, PA.
http://www.foulkeways.org/

Kendal-Crosslands
Kendal-Crosslands communities are located in the heart of the Brandywine Valley in historic Chester County, southeastern Pennsylvania.
http://www.kcc.kendal.org/index2.htm

Pennswood Village
Pennswood Village, a nonprofit, accredited Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) guided by Quaker philosophy, exists to provide a continuum of residential, health and community services.
http://www.pennswood.org/

The Highlands at Wyomissing
A retirement community located in Wyomissing, PA
http://www.thehighlands.org/

The Village at Penn State
The Village at Penn State, a one-of-a-kind Continuing Care Retirement Community in association with Penn State University, will be located on a gently sloping hillside in view of Mt. Nittany and Beaver Stadium.
http://www.villageatpennstate.com/

Welcome Home to ACTS
A page describing ACT's retirement communities in Pennsylvania.
http://www.acts-retirement.org/

Welcome to Brethren Village
Welcome to Brethren Village . . . a
not-for-profit continuing care retirement community of over 850 residents, centrally located in beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
http://www.bv.org/

Skilled, Intermediate and Respite Care

 

Brookline Village
One of central Pennsylvania's finest retirement communities offering a full spectrum of independent living and healthcare options.
http://www.brooklinevillage.com/

Artman - Personal Care & Nursing Care Home
Artman Lutheran Home, a Social Ministry Organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), stands in this rich tradition of service to the human family. Our senior living facilities, located just outside Philadelphia, include a 61 bed Medicare certified skilled nursing unit for those in need of 24 hour professional nursing care, and 122 assisted living units.
http://www.artmanhome.com/

Baptist Homes of Western Pennsylvania
Baptist Homes of Western Pennsylvania has been part of Pittsburgh's South Hills community for almost ninety years. We provide a continuum of health care, residential, and supportive services on our Mt. Lebanon campus and within our community.
http://www.baptisthomes.org/

Centre Crest
Centre Crest is a long-term care facility operated by the Centre County Government to provide skilled and intermediate nursing care to legal residents of Centre County.
http://www.countrystore.org/county/621.htm

Chestnut Hill Health Care: Springfield Residence
Springfield Residence offers the finest in retirement living through personal services and supportive health care programs.
http://www.chh.org/springfield_residence.html

Crozer-Keystone: Belvedere
A lovely facility located in a residential section of Chester, the Belvedere is close to Widener University, Wallingford, Swarthmore, and the Crozer-Chester Medical Center. It includes a 120-bed skilled and intermediate care facility that also offers respite care and a 27-bed personal care unit featuring comfortable accommodations for those seeking a more independent lifestyle.
http://www.crozer.org/

Crozer-Keystone: Chapel Manor
Boasting a unique location in the Greater Northeast section of Philadelphia, Chapel Manor's grounds are surrounded by residential homes and set back from the main highways. A 240-bed facility, it offers skilled and intermediate nursing care, respite care, an on-site rehabilitation unit, recreational lounges, and restaurant-style dining.
http://www.crozer.org/

Crozer-Keystone: Harston Hall
Situated in eastern Montgomery County, PA. Close to Chestnut Hill and Plymouth Meeting. It provides a 120-bed skilled and intermediate care facility that also offers respite care and a 76-bed personal care unit offering comfortable accommodations for those seeking a more independent lifestyle.
http://www.crozer.org/

Links to Other Sites of Interest

a county-specific resource for aging related information
Link to Caregiver PA Website
Penn State Gerontology Center

GEC/PA Homepage

Health and Human Development Homepage

Penn State Homepage

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