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Resources: Senior Services

Archdiocese of Philadelphia - Catholic Care Options for the Elderly
Assists persons living in the community who have tried to obtain access to an archdiocesan owned nursing home and have been unsuccessful. Case manager tries to facilitate placement at an alternate site, obtain home care services, investigate assisted living, assist with making co nnections with aging organizations and social agencies.

(215) 698-5622

Archdiocese of Philadelphia - Parish Nurse Program
Treats people holistically - mind, body and spirit. Although hands-on care is not provided, the Parish Nurse Program makes home visits to make community referrals and gives back to the community what they originally had - the ability to take care of each other.

(215) 698-5625

Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE)
Information about services and benefits for older adults in the Philadelphia region and surrounding counties. Consultation, referral and advocacy are provided regarding problems with housing, medical care, legal, financial issues, long term care, elder abuse and entitlements.

1315 Walnut St., Suite 1000
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 545-5728

A beacon for people caring for aging loved ones. Committed to providing an online community where supportive peers and proessionals help to improve quality of life for one's self and elder.

The Family & Workplace Connection
The Family & Workplace Connection's free AccessCare service provides information and referrals for a variety of elder care services throughout Delaware. These services include housing options, adult day care, home health agencies, food programs, legal services, and much more. Access the information by calling 302.479.1679 (1.800.660.6602 for those outside New Castle County, Delaware) or go online to complete an intake form. The Family & Workplace Connection is a Delaware-based nonprofit organization.

Haddington Multi Services for Older Adults
A senior community center that provides meals, legal services, activities, education and counseling to the elderly. Haddington Multi Services also includes an In-Home Service that provides assistance with in-home care along with access to a wide range of services for the 60+ population.

5331 Haverford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 472-6600

Hirshorn Company
Specialized practice in long term care insurance. Offers options for retirement plans, life insurance, annuities and supplemental health insurance.

14 East Highland Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 242-8200

Holy Redeemer Health System Geriatric Assessment Program
The program is located at The Lafayette-Redeemer in northeast Philadelphia - is a multidisciplinary evaluation used to assess the current and future needs of older adults. Working in conjunction with a client's primary care physician, the geriatric assessment team focuses on three major areas of health - physical, functional and social - to create a plan of care that optimizes a person's strengths and resources , and to find solutions that meet his or her unique needs. For more information, please call 1-800-818-4747.

Holy Redeemer LifeAssess Program
The first program of its kind in the nation to be certified by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The LifeAssess program - a collaborative effort of Holy Redeemer's two home health agencies - is a comprehensive assessment and rehabilitation program for people age 85 that seeks to identify and offer intervention for the four most common geriatric syndromes (falls risk, incontinence, depression and dementia). For more information on the Holy Redeemer LifeAssess program, please call 1-800-818-4747.

Holy Redeemer Senior Health Center
Located on the campus of The Lafayette-Redeemer,the center is just one of the locations where older adults can access Holy Redeemer's wide range of clinical, social and educational programs and services. For more information on Holy Redeemer's community education programs , please call 1-800-818-4747.

Senior Partner Inc.
Senior Partner offers assessments and consultations by a licensed clinician, crisis intervention, guardianship services, power of attorney and health care agent services, daily money management and counseling and support.

(302) 764-7880

Sussex County Senior Services/Cheer Home Services
(302) 854-9555

University of Pennsylvania Health System Geriatric Medicine Practice
A comprehensive provider of health services for older people and their families including medical, rehabilitative, spiritual and psychological programs. Programs offered include homebound meals, home health care, senior centers, transportation, senior housing and numerous other programs designed to help individuals over 50 live a high quality, independent life.

(215) 662-2746