Our life stories are filled with many chapters - weddings, hospital delivery rooms, scraped knees, celebrations, monthly bills, and balancing work and family are all mileposts that describe a life "well-lived". As time passes we can often find ourselves burdened or confused with topic of aging family members and loved ones. It can be difficult to have the conversation about finances, hygiene, safety, advanced-care planning, and end-of-life care.
Advances in technology are enabling families and elders to access resources that may have been previously unavailable to them. These technologies greatly help improve quality of life, accessibility, and give families peace of mind. The resources provided below can help navigate the conversation of aging, direct you to key topics on aging in Pennsylvania, and help you connect with local expert care.
Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Pennsylvania Department on Aging and Elder Services • Caregiverlist
Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation
Eldercare Locator • Assistive Technology
Greater Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Association
Department of Veterans Affairs • Caregiver Support
HVA Senior Living Alliance