AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
For those age 50 years and older. Volunteer opportunities available. Local chapters provide social activities, trips and excursions, community service projects and opportunities to meet new people who share similar interests and lifestyles. For information on meetings, call 800-424-3410. www.AARP.com
AIDS Community Alliance – Provides case management, testing, education and outreach for AIDS patients and their loved ones. Case management and some support groups available for children. For referral, call 233-7190. 401 Division Street, Ste. 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110. www.ACA-PA.com
The Alzheimer’s Association
South Central Pennsylvania Chapter – Organization providing support for families of Alzheimer’s patients
through information, educational seminars, support groups and referral for bereaved. All inquiries are confidential. Call 717-651-5020 or 1-800-272-3900 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
3544 N. Progress Ave. Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9638.
Cumberland County Office of Aging and Community Services
Provides a coordinated and comprehensive system of services to county residents age 60 and older, as well as Insurance Counseling Program for those who have questions about Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicaid, Long Term Care Insurance, billing, claims, etc.
In addition, the following services and information are provided: Adult Day Care, Care Management, Congregate Meal Program, Domiciliary Care, Employment, Newsletter, Home Chore Service, Home Delivered Meals, Home Support, Legal Services, Ombudsman, Protective Services, Respite Care, Senior Citizen Centers and Transportation. Contact: Cumberland County Office of Aging, Agriculture Building
1100 Claremont Road, Carlisle, PA 17013, 888-697-0371, ext. 6110.
New Choices/New Options at PROBE
Provides free career counseling and free Career Readiness classes for single parents, single pregnant women, and displaced homemakers (those who are separated, widowed, or divorced.) Education and training funds may be available for graduates of Career Readiness Classes. Contact: Tri-Country Office
900 Cumbler Street, Steelton, PA 17113. (717) 939-2260. firstname.lastname@example.org www.probepa.org.
Penn State Cooperative Extension of Dauphin County
Local resource for questions regarding finances, insurance, medical bills, claims, taxes and other issues encountered during settlement of an estate. This is a public service provided by Penn State Cooperative Extension so there is no fee. Please direct inquiries to Patricia Powley at email@example.com. 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018. (717) 921-8803. http://agmap.psu.edu