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Alzheimer’s Disease Association

http://www.alz.org

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association advances research to end Alzheimer’s and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease. Find local resources for those diagnosed and their dedicated caregivers.

Safe Return Program

http://www.alz.org/care/dementia-medic-alert-safe-return.asp

With 60% of persons with dementia at risk for wandering and becoming lost, the MedicAlert + Safe Return program activates a community support network when a person with dementia is reported lost or is found in the community. The network, including local Alzheimer’s Association chapters and law enforcement agencies, work to help reunite the person who wandered with the caregiver or a family member.

Meals On Wheels PA

Meals on Wheels is a community-based service that provides fresh, nutritious meals delivered directly to the homes of seniors, those recovering  and individuals with disabilities throughout the southeastern PA region.   In addition to regularly providing healthy foods, caring volunteers provide social connection that helps meal recipients remain living independently in their own homes.

For Lehigh Valley area

For Central Bucks area

Lehigh Valley Aging in Place Coalition

http://www.lehighvalleyaginginplace.org/

The mission of the Lehigh Valley Aging in Place (LVAIP) is to provide an ongoing forum for professionals from private, public, non-profit and business sectors to inform, educate and help older adults age in place. We provide information and solutions to older adults and their families to be proactive in planning for their future needs.

Age In My Place – functional mobility

http://www.ageinmyplace.com/

A trusted home modification repair assistance service to seniors so that they can safely live in their own homes and age in place.  Professional assessment, product purchasing and installation!  Miraculous second career for this local handyman: “Age-in-MY-place, LLC helps to mitigate household dangers before they become a threat to you. I offer simple solutions that make it possible for you to stay at home and enjoy independent, safe living. I help you keep what you’ve worked a lifetime to build.”

Making homes safer, more accessible and comfortable

Area Agency on Aging – county supported senior care

https://www.n4a.org/

Agencies established under federal law, the Older Americans Act (OAA) to respond to the needs of Americans aged 60 and over in every local community with the goal of keeping seniors living independently in their own homes. AAAs...plan and provide social services and nutrition services for elders, and support for caregivers.  Local and comprehensive.