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Welcome to Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging

Welcome to Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging

Administrator-Adrian Layser

The mission of the Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging is to develop, coordinate and promote a continuum of services that values and supports older adults as they age; empowers them to maintain independence, dignity and respect; and enhances their overall well-being and quality of life.





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General News

LGBTQ- Next meeting
News Date:

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Walk to Wellness Dates 2024
News Date:

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Senior Community Center Program for group walks filled with fitness and friendships!

Programs and Services

Lebanon County AAA coordinates all aging programs and services provided to the elderly of Lebanon County. The agency works to maximize individual functioning and optimal quality of life for all elderly with emphasis placed on the prevention of unnecessary and inappropriate institutionalization of older persons.

Programs


The Caregiver Support Program is designed to provide financial reimbursement to a caregiver for some of the costs the caregiver may incur for services and/or supplies purchased routinely for someone’s care at home. Grants of up to $5000 may be available to offset the costs of home modifications or assistive devices.

The Consumer Reimbursement Program is designed to provide financial reimbursement to eligible consumers who incur out-of-pocket costs for Personal Care services.
Eldercare is a community based program for adults which encourages independence and sup­ports older adults in remaining active and healthy in their daily life while remaining in their home. Socialization, meals and snacks, activities and other services provided in a safe and caring adult day care setting.
A comprehensive needs assessment to determine Level of Care for individuals seeking placement in a Nursing Facility, Assisted Living Facility or Personal Care home.
Trained staff will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints related to the health, safety or rights of older persons who live in licensed nursing homes, licensed personal care homes, certified domiciliary homes or private residences.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging's Ombudsman Information

Lebanon County's local Ombudsman contact is:

Judy Weimer
Long Term Care Ombudsman
MidPenn Legal Services
1150 Chestnut St.
Lebanon, PA  17042
717-274-2834  ext. 3105
www.midpenn.org

Visit our PA MEDI page for more information on the following programs.

  • "Extra Help" on Prescription Drug Plans
  • Medicare
  • PACE / PACENET

Volunteers are the heart of PA MEDI. Click the following link to learn more about volunteer counselor opportunities.

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging Home and Community Based Waiver program provides extensive in-home and community-based long-term care services to individuals as an alternative to nursing home placement. Eligibility guidelines apply. To start the application process, contact the Pennsylvania Independent Enrollment Broker (PAIEB / Maximus) at 1-877-550-4227 or at: www.paieb.com
Lunches delivered to your door!
A home delivered meal program for seniors (60+) who are alone for all or most of the day, have a physical or cognitive disability that inhibits the ability to prepare meals, a lack of resources (money) to purchase meals, and an absence of someone able/willing to prepare or provide meals. This could be for long-term or short-term, as needed. Meals are delivered either daily or once every two weeks. The daily meal delivery also provides a check-in from our drivers to make sure the individual is safe.

See the full webpage here
Keeping our seniors (60+) social, active, healthy, & independent!
Lebanon County has five center locations under this program. Each center offers a social lunch setting, as well as various programs and events, inclusive of fitness/exercise, games, trivia, wellness, consumer education, music entertainment, and day outings.
To learn more about this program and each location, please visit our Senior Center page
 

Services


Providing information on aging services, local resources and housing options to seniors aged 60+.
In-Home care services for seniors who need assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming / hair care.

The Lebanon County AAA is a core partner with the Lebanon County Link partners of Berks-Lancaster-Lebanon Service Area

The Berks / Lancaster / Lebanon County LINK to Aging and Disability Resources recently recorded interviews with several local Human Service Agencies.

PA Link Website

PA Medi Program Interview
Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging with Carol Davies

Medical Alert Pendant for seniors who live alone, have a history of falling and would be unable to get help in the event of a fall.

PERS unit criteria / fact sheet

Protect seniors health, safety, and welfare from imminent risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment. Emergency on-call 24 hours by calling PS Hotline at 1(800)490-8505 OR Department of Emergency Services (DES) at 717-708-2748

 Volunteer Opportunities available for the following programs:
o   Deliver Meals on Wheels
o   Lead Exercise groups
o   Lead senior center activity groups

Assist seniors with Medicare Counseling at PAMEDI (formerly APPRISE)

Click here for details

Call Michelle Kaufman at the LCAAA at 717-273-9262 for specific information about volunteer programs

Other Information