Resources: Area Agencies on Aging
Every county has an "area agency on aging" which offers information and referral to hospice and support groups, mental health care, community-based long term care, home delivered meals, caregiver support programs and other services.
642 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Senior Helpline: (215) 765-9040
TDD (215) 765-9041
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging offers information and referral to Hospice and support groups, community based long-term care, senior centers, home delivered meals, family caregiver support programs in home support programs and many other services.
30 E. Oakland Ave.
Doylestown, PA 18901
601 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 490-1300 or toll free
Information on caregiver resources and support groups can also be found on the Montgomery County site.
PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625
Caregiver NJ - A newly launched website designed for caregivers provides basic information regarding a variety of caregiving situations, resources and services available in New Jersey to assist caregivers and helps with searches for services and resources by county.
PO Box 360
Trenton NJ 08625
Toll-free in NJ: (800)367-6543
New Jersey Area Agencies on Aging - Each of New Jersey's counties has an agency to serve as the primary entity responsible for developing comprehensive, coordinated systems of community-based services for older adults.
Delaware Health and Social Services
The Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) carries out a broad range of activities to assist older persons and adults with physical disabilities. The Division provides the Adult Protective Services Program, Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, Community Services Program, Delaware Medicare Fraud Alert Program, Delaware Money Management Program, and Joining Generations. In addition, the Division provides services such as information and assistance, caregiver support and health promotion. The Division also contracts with agencies around the State to provide many home and community-based services and advocates on behalf of older persons and adults with physical disabilities to create a broader awareness of the needs of these populations within Delaware.
CARE Delaware - Assistance for caregivers includes needs assessment and care planning, organization of support groups and caregiver training, respite care, and community-based caregiver resource centers.
New Castle County: (302) 453-3820
Kent/Sussex Counties: (302) 422-1386