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Senior Services

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. Please click here for virtual program offerings; enjoy many new classes and events! Please see the food section of Resources & News for information on take-home meals. Click here for the July/August 2021 newsletterGenerations will have a flexible reopening in August, pending occupancy permit status from building renovations. Help the Generations team plan their reopening! Take their survey here. 

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 reopening! Learn more about their reopening plans and summer schedule here. Visit the website for updates and news.

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.

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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