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  • A Caregiver's Guide to Selecting an Adults Day Services Center

    An 12-page guide from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to help persons in need of adult day services. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Aging
  • Area Agencies on Aging

    Your local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is the front door for aging services in your community. Your AAA is staffed with skilled workers who can provide information about services and also assist in obtaining access to those services. Use this finder to locate the specific Area Agency on Aging that covers your county. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Aging
  • PA Courts Public Access Policy - Filing Requirements in the Courts (Video)

    Effective on January 6, 2018, a new Public Access Policy is in effect in Pennsylvania Courts. This policy imposes requirements on anyone filing court documents in the trial and appellate courts to safeguard information in the documents they file. The Pennsylvania Courts have released this series of videos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and the required steps you must take to protect that information when filing documents in the courts. Content Detail

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    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • Pennsylvania Family Caregiver Support Program

    Describes the financial assistance and other benefits and services available through the Family Caregiver Support Program under the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Aging
  • Pennsylvania KinConnector

    Pennsylvania KinConnector is a resource designed to help kinship care families connect to services and supports that can help children and their caregivers. Kinship caregivers can visit the KinConnector website to find resources in their communities, learn about trainings and services available for kinship families, and find support groups and networks of other kinship care families and family care professionals. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Resource for Caregivers of Children

    Information from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging about resources for grandparents and older relative caregivers of children and assistance that may be available to help. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Aging