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Older Adult Services of Pennsylvania Affiliations

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Agewell Pittsburgh

AgeWell Pittsburgh offers a one-stop resource that links older adults, their family members, friends and caregivers to solutions for issues related to aging. Services are provided without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, disability or age.

Aging Institute of UPMC

The Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh provides access to a multidisciplinary network of comprehensive clinical care, one of the nation’s largest and most diverse portfolios of aging-related research, and one of the most extensive geriatric and gerontologic education programs in the country.

Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging

Older adults in Allegheny County have made and continue to make great contributions to our community. DHS makes available, to persons 60 years of age and older a wide variety of programs to help them transition through the changes that come with the passing years.

Allegheny LINK

The Allegheny Link is a program in Allegheny County funded by the Pennsylvania State Office of Long Term Living. The mission of the Allegheny Link is to simplify and streamline access to long-term living services and supports and provide assistance to consumers who are seeking services and making long-term living decisions.

Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services

Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh and Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh have teamed up to help seniors stay safe in their homes.

Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers.

Centers for Healthy Hearts and Souls

The Centers for Healthy Hearts and Souls provides a spiritual and health based wellness project to meet the needs of the minority populations with the goal of eliminating health disparities.

Family Caregiver Alliance

FCA is a public voice for caregivers. Our pioneering programs—information, education, services, research and advocacy—support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

The 85-and-older population is expected to more than triple between 2008 and 2050 in the United States alone. This staggering statistic not only proves the growing need for elderly home care, but also the fact that thousands of families are facing the same critical decision as you. You are absolutely not alone.

Jewish Community Center

To advance our vision of an exemplary, thriving, engaged community rooted in Jewish values, the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh’s mission is to enrich our community by creating an environment that strengthens the physical, intellectual and spiritual well-being of individuals and families.

Lutheran Services Society

Lutheran Service Society is a non-profit, faith-based provider of human services that empowers our neighbors to lead independent, dignified, and secure lives.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a branch of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is the federal agency that runs the Medicare Program and monitors Medicaid programs offered by each state.

National Family Caregivers Association

Inspiration, perspective and advice for you from family caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's.

National Volunteer Caregiver Network

The vision of the National Volunteer Caregiving Network is to have an interfaith volunteer caregiving program in every community.

North Hills Community Outreach

Our services for struggling families and individuals include two food pantries, utility assistance, emergency financial help, Family Savings Accounts, college scholarships for nontraditional adults, support groups, employment coaching, In Service of Seniors: Pittsburgh volunteer caregiving for the elderly, Community Auto car donation program and much more!

Pittsburgh Senior News

Pittsburgh Senior News is a free monthly newspaper for today's seniors in Allegheny County. For 18 years, it has been a respected news resource of information about local and national AARP activities, Social Security issues, senior centers, health, nutrition, finance, senior-related events, travel, entertainment and much more.

United Way of Allegheny County

United Way of Allegheny County is a change agent and efficient community fundraiser that improves lives by addressing critical community needs. By convening diverse partners and investing in programs and people to advance solutions, United Way creates long-lasting change and helps children and youth succeed, strengthens and supports families by promoting financial stability, ensures the safety and well-being of vulnerable seniors, and provides county-wide access to information and referral sources meeting basic needs.