Union-Snyder Agency on Aging

Address:
116 North 2nd Street
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837
United States
phone:
view phone570-524-2100 or 570-374-5558
fax:
view fax570-524-0003
website:
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Description

Advocacy, Information, and Assistance for Seniors

We provide advocacy, information and assistance to older adults living in Union and Snyder counties. We help people access the services they need to remain at home or we assist them with nursing home or assisted living placement and related services.

Advocacy
We provide Protective Services to older adults who are at risk of harm by investigating and addressing reports of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation.

We investigate and help resolve complaints made by or on behalf of older people living in nursing homes or personal care facilities, through the Ombudsman Program.

Information
APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program designed to help older Pennsylvanians by answering questions and providing objective, easy-to-understand information about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance.

Assistance
In Home Services to assist clients and their families include:
home-delivered meals
personal care
respite care
caregiver support
financial reimbursement for supplies
and more ...

Long Term Care Assistance includes:
assessment services to determine nursing home or assisted living placement and related services,
care plan oversite to ensure that the individual's changing needs are met,
assistance and support for consumers who want to move from a nursing home back to the home of their choice in the community,
and more ...