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Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley ChapterThere are many resources and tools available to you, your household, and organization if impacted by Alzheimer’s. Please see these resource links for support groups, programs and tools.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth provides transportation assistance, social worker services, a food pantry, and an information and referral system.

Generations. Monday-Friday Meals on Wheels service to the Indian Valley and North Penn areas is available! Take Out Meals are available for ordering Monday-Friday.  No dine-in meals are being served at this time. Click here for further details, menu listings, and ordering procedures. Virtual programs are still being offered! Click here for full details. Generations has reopened for many in-person programs.  Click here for the December 2021 newsletter complete with day trips, holiday adventures, new services and more!

The Jaisohn Center has opened a 3rd office at Advanced Living Communities, with social services provided along with preventive care, mindfulness exercise, and other programs! See their flyer with phone numbers to learn more.

The Lincoln Center. Elder Victim Mobile Support is available telephonically or online to all residents of Montgomery County aged 60 and above, free of charge. Services include: crisis support and safety planning, intensive case management with info and referrals to community resources, and trauma-informed cognitive behavioral psychotherapy. Spanish support staff available. Call 484.948.2790 for more info. Visit http://thelincolncenter.com/victim-services/ for support services available to Montco residents of all ages affected by crime.

Mercy LIFE (Norristown). Learn more about Mercy LIFE, part of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic. Take a virtual tour here!

Montco SAAC is offering in-person and virtual programming! Click here for the weekly schedule, and sign up for virtual programming by email sedgren@montcosaac.org.

PA Council on Aging has created a new interactive guide to support seniors and combat some of the biggest sources of stress in their lives during COVID-19. The guide includes resources, activities and videos to help older Pennsylvanians avoid social isolation and stay mentally and physically fit. View the guide here.

PA Link & Tech OWL Partnership for seniors & individuals living with a disability. It’s never too late to learn and use technology! The PA Link has partnered with TechOWL and Temple University to assist people in accessing the necessary hardware to fit their needs, a hot spot if necessary, training on technology, and ongoing support. TechOWL will provide an assessment of needs and work with the individual to provide the essentials to enable social interaction with family and friends, access to the Internet, and the ability to connect with telehealth and other important appointments.

PASSi (Penn Asian Senior Services, Inc.)

  • Free Meal Delivery. PASSi Kitchen Xpress delivers freshly prepared, culturally-attuned meals to seniors across the Greater Philadelphia Region five days per week.
  • Homecare Services are provided for seniors across the five-county Greater Philadelphia Region. To meet the needs of all seniors, PASSi provides services in 19 languages including Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Hindi.
  • PACE Center Benefits Assistance: The PACE Center helps seniors access 19 public benefits, with a focus on the PACE pharmaceutical benefit. Download the flyer!
  • Penn Asian Vocational Institute Job Training: PASSi provides certified Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, and Vocational English as a Second Language classes.
  • The new Fall semester at Evergreen Center has started! In addition to favorite classes from last semester, PASSi has expanded programs to include many new classes including jewelry making; drum, piano, saxophone, and accordion classes; and three levels of smartphone classes. Sign up now!

RSVP can help you gain skill and confidence using a computer, the internet, social media, Zoom and email! If you are at least 55 years old, have a computer or tablet with a camera and microphone and can receive email, you are eligible to become a student. Once you are enrolled, RSVP volunteers will help you gain comfort in using a PC, tablet or mobile device of your choice during scheduled online sessions. Sign up to be a student! To learn more, email scherrir@rsvpmc.org or call (610) 834-1040 x.128.

Social Security Administration. Online services are available at www.ssa.gov. National toll-free number is 800-772-1213. To speak with a local staff person, visit the online office locator. Enter the individual’s zip code, press enter.

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