Helpful Resources for LTC residents and their family members:
Useful information about Medicare D Prescription Drug Plans can be found at the link below.
By Visiting this site you can compare plans and view information about the costs and benefits of traditional Meidcare with additional prescription coverage under Medicare D vs. a Medicare HMO which is all inclusive.
For information on Pennsylvania Long Term Care Facility (Nursing Home) safety and licensure,the link below provides information on the most recent inspection reports for all licensed facilities in the state of PA as well as information on how to report problems or file complaints about an individual facilities. You can find information about the rights of the elderly and regulations that nursing homes in Pennsylvania must follow. If you need help selecting a nursing facility, there are resources available at this link to help you.
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is an excellent resource for seniors and their families. On this site you will find information about Health and Wellness, Home and Community Based Services, PACE Affordable Medication Program, abuse and neglect of the eldery, the Ombudsman (Advocacy), Right to Know Law, common diseases and disorders affecting senior citizens like Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Caregiver support, Medicare Open Enrollment, and much more.
For more information about programs in your area for seniors, visit your local Office On Aging or Senior Services Center. Below are the links to the Senior Centers in the Counties we serve:
Blair Senior Services
Clearfield County Senior Centers
Somerset County Senior Centers
Cambria County Senior Centers
Centre County Senior Centers
Mifflin County Senior Center
Bedford County Senior Center
Indiana County Senior Center