Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging


AAA LogoServing Lebanon County Residents Age 60 and Over

 

The mission of the Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging is to develop, coordinate and promote a continuum of services that values and supports older adults as they age; empowers them to maintain independence, dignity and respect; and enhances their overall well-being and quality of life.

 

 
 

 Special Alerts

 
 



Effective July 1, 2021, APPRISE is now Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight, PA MEDI – Same Program, Same Services for Pennsylvania’s Medicare Beneficiaries, now with a New Name.

 
 
COVID-19 UPDATES
 
 
Senior Community Center Update as of 6/7/21
All five of Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging’s Senior Community Centers are now open. 
Until further notice, certain restrictions will still be in effect. These include reservations needed for all programs, including meals, mask wearing, room occupancy limits & social distancing.
For questions and more detailed information, contact any of our Senior Community Centers or call the Lebanon Area Agency on Aging @ 717-273-9262.
 
VACCINE UPDATE
COVID Vaccines
 
 
Did you get yours?  Vaccines are the best way to protect against the virus, including the new variants like the Delta variant.  The protection is against severe disease, hospitalization and death.  Remember, you are not fully vaccinated until after the 2nd dose of both the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. If you need assistance in making an appointment, call our office at 717-273-9262.  
 
 
 
Important AAA update
April 5, 2021
 
The Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging office is now OPEN to the public.  As a prevention, our doors will remain locked, but you can come to the door and call the office number.  We will come down and provide you with assistance.  Masks MUST be worn.
 
 
 
The following resources are available to provide you with more information about COVID 19:

 

 
2021 Farmer's Market Nutrition Program -- Applications for checks are now available.
 
 
What you need to know after you have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19
 
Please refer to the following link from the CDC regarding next steps after you have been fully vaccinated: 
 
 
 
The Property Tax/Rent Rebate submission deadline has been extended to December 31st, 2021. For those who need help filling out the form, contact the agency office number at 717-273-9262 to schedule an appointment with one of our volunteers. Property Tax/Rent Rebate forms can be found here (https://www.revenue.pa.gov/FormsandPublications/FormsforIndividuals/PTRR/Pages/default.aspx).
 
 
 

 Contact Information

 

Carol A. Davies, Administrator
710 Maple Street, 2nd Floor
Lebanon, PA 17046
(717) 273-9262 
FAX: (717) 274-3882

cdavies@lebcnty.org

General Email:
lebcoaaa@lebcnty.org
(Please use our general email if you have comments on our website)

Office Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Protective Services on-call 24 hours by calling DES at (717) 272-2054, (800) 490-8505 OR 911

 

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 Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging Services Available

 

Lebanon County AAA coordinates all aging programs and services provided to the elderly of Lebanon County. The agency works to maximize individual functioning and optimal quality of life for all elderly with emphasis placed on the prevention of unnecessary and inappropriate institutionalization of older persons.

 

 PA MEDI (formally APPRISE) / Medicare Program

 

Visit our PA MEDI page for more information on the following programs.

  • "Extra Help" on Prescription Drug Plans
  • Medicare
  • PACE / PACENET
  • Property Tax Rent Rebate

Volunteers are the heart of PA MEDI. Click the following link to learn more about volunteer counselor opportunities.

 

 Eldercare Daytime Program

 

Activities for adults who are not capable of full-time independent living. Hours of operation: 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Click here for more information

 

 Consumer Reimbursement Program

 

A consumer-directed service which provides a percentage of reimbursement to eligible consumers for services authorized in a consumer's care plan. Such services would include consumer-directed personal care and pest control and fumigation.

 

 Information and Referral Services

 

Information about aging services, resources, and housing alternatives to the 60 and older population

 

 In-Home Personal Care Services

 

Personal hygiene; bathing, dressing, shampoo, feeding, light household tasks for seniors who are physically not able to do their own personal care

 

 Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

 

Trained staff will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints related to the health, safety or rights of older persons who live in licensed nursing homes, licensed personal care homes, certified domiciliary homes or private residences.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging's Ombudsman Information

Lebanon County's local Ombudsman contact is:

Judy Weimer
Long Term Care Ombudsman
MidPenn Legal Services
1150 Chestnut St.
Lebanon, PA  17042
717-274-2834  ext. 3105
www.midpenn.org
 

 Meals on Wheels Program

 

Meals are delivered to eligible persons age 60 and over who can't afford or are unable to prepare meals.  For referrals, please call 717-273-9262.

 
Below are current months’ menus:

 

 
 
Meals on Wheels volunteers are always welcome. To volunteer please call 717-273-9262.
Site Last Updated 07-12-2021
 
 
 

 Level of Care Assessment Program

 

A comprehensive needs assessment/level of care determination for individuals seeking Nursing Facility and/or Personal Care or Assisted Living Residence.

 

 Caregiver Support Program (CSP)

 

The first program of its kind to respond directly to the needs of adults caring for elders in the community. Its purpose is to reinforce - not replace - the care being provided to the older adult at home. Often times, the caregiver may receive financial reimbursement to help purchase services such as personal and respite care or adult day care and/or to purchase consumable supplies such as incontinence products or OTC (over the counter) products related to caregiving. In addition, eligible caregivers may receive a one-time grant of up to $2,000 to help pay for home adaptations and devices that ease caregiving tasks and increase the financial independence of the older person.

CSP Brochure
Support Groups
Caregiver Resources

 

 PDA Waiver Program

 

In-home care to seniors who may need more assistance typically provided in a nursing home. To be eligible a person must be age 60 or older, eligible for nursing facility services and meet certain financial criteria. Contact the PA Independent Enrollment Broker at 1 (877) 550-4227 or www.paieb.com.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Waiver Fact Sheet

 

 Protective Services

 

Protect seniors health, safety, and welfare from imminent risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment. Emergency on-call 24 hours by calling Emergency Management Agency at (717) 272-2054 OR 911

 

 Senior Community Centers

 

A variety of programs and activities are planned by our 5 centers. This includes fitness/wellness programs, exercise classes, fun bus trips, informative speakers, games, crafts and parties, and much more. A hot nutritious meal is available to persons age 60 and older.

Visit our Senior Center page for information on individual centers (menus, trips, and other activities)

 

 Volunteer Opportunities

 

Call the Area Agency on Aging at 717-273-9262 for specific volunteer information on programs including, but not limited to

  • Deliver Meals-on-Wheels
  • Leading exercise groups
  • Assisting seniors at PA MEDI (formally APPRISE) counseling sessions
  • And Many More...
 

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