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Area Agencies on Aging

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Area Agencies on Aging-Pennsylvania

Area Agencies on Aging Offices in Pennsylvania
A list of Area Agencies on Aging Offices in Pennsylvania
http://www.aging.state.pa.us/aging/

Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging is a professional organization which represents and strengthens he role and professional interests of Area Agencies on Aging, promotes excellence in the development and provision of community based services for older adults, and represents the special needs and interests of Older Pennsylvanians through coordinated and collaborative efforts.
http://www.p4a.org/about.htm

Pennsylvania State Government Agencies and Offices

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's main homepage with a list of government branches within Pennsylvania.
http://www.state.pa.us/

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania
County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania home page with links to bulletins, calendars, committees, etc.
http://www.pacounties.org/

PA Office of Rural Health
The Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health's mission is to improve the health of rural communities and their residents throughout the Commonwealth.
http://porh.cas.psu.edu/

Pennsylvania Association of County Affiliated Homes (PACAH)
PACAH is engaged in advancement and assistance for the Administrators and staff of the individual County owned Nursing Homes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
http://www.pacounties.org/pacah/site/default.asp

Pennsylvania Department of Aging
The department works hand-in-hand with the Governor's Office and the General Assembly on legislation affording older persons a quality way of life. We are the focal point of state coordination and planning for elderly initiatives in Pennsylvania to include long-term care programs for the frail and chronically ill.
http://www.aging.state.pa.us/

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
The state Department of Public Welfare administers a vast array of human-service programs, promotes local social services and planning activities, distributes federal and state funds to local agencies and develops programs to respond to the human-service needs of the Commonwealth's residents. This site has some links to medical assistance RFP's.
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/general/program.asp

US Government Agencies and Offices

AoA - Information on Older Persons and Services for the Elderly
Welcome to the Administration on Aging (AoA) web site. It includes information designed for Older Americans and their families as well as those concerned about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support their independence.
http://www.aoa.gov/

Department of Veterans Affairs
Headed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, VA is the second largest of the 14 Cabinet departments and operates nationwide programs of health care, assistance services and national cemeteries.
http://www.va.gov/

Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.
We are a crosscutting office charged with responsibilities for developing, analyzing, evaluating and coordinating HHS policies and programs.
http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/home.shtml

Social Security Online
The Official Web site of the Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov/

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
H.H.S is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
http://www.hhs.gov/

Welcome To The White House
The Official web page of the U.S. White House.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

 

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