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. 

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Latest News & Notes

Have Your Medicines Had a Check-Up Lately? Medication Reviews Scheduled for Senior Centers

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Alan Griswold, a registered pharmacist from Evangelical Community Hospital, will be available at the senior centers in Union and Snyder County to meet one-on-one with older adults to review their medicines.  The pharmacist will review your prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines and supplements.  Taking advantage of this free service can improve your understanding of your medicines, including what medicines you are taking, why you’re taking them and how best to take them.

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Free Health Screening Event Beaver Springs Senior Center Tuesday, April 15

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Are you concerned about diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or the risk of having a stroke?  Are you concerned about your weight? Do you think you might be affected by depression?  Do you have trouble hearing?  As you grow older you have a higher risk of developing these types of health problems.   

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Raise the Region: Support the Selinsgrove Senior Center

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Support the Selinsgrove Senior Center, and Raise the Region 2014! It's 30 hours of fundraising, beginning March 12th at 6:00 pm and ending at 11:59 pm on March 13th.

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Changes to PACE and PACENET Program Announced

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A new bill (HB 777 by Rep. Seth Grove) was approved on February 4th and was signed by the governor. The bill will amend the State Lottery Law, in Pharmaceutical Assistance for the Elderly (PACE), to exclude the Medicare Part B premium deduction from the definition of “income” and extend the Social Security COLA moratorium to December 31, 2015.

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Follow Us on Facebook

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As the face of the aging community changes, the Union-Snyder Agency on Aging Announces the creation of the Agency's Facebook Page. 

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Healthy Steps for Older Adults: A Program to Prevent Falls Tues., Mar. 25

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Are you concerned about falling?  Is a fear of falling keeping you from doing things you used to enjoy?  Are you not getting out as much as you used to?  As you grow older you have a higher risk of falling.  Falls are also more likely to cause serious injuries in older people. 

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