Skip to content

Useful Links

Social Security Online
http://www.ssa.gov

National Council on Aging – Benefits Checkup
http://www.benefitscheckup.org/

Obtaining a Birth or Death Certificate
http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&q=229939

Long Term Care in Pennsylvania
http://www.aging.state.pa.us/longtermcare/site/default.asp

County Specific Information for Older Pennsylvanians and Their Caregivers
http://caregiverpa.psu.edu

Nursing Home Compare (List and Reports about all PA nursing homes)
http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare

My Ziva – Objective Information to Use in Selecting a Nursing Home
http://www.myziva.net/

Information about Medicare Discount Prescription Coverage
http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/
http://www.medicare.gov/pdphome.asp

Application for Medicaid for Long-Term Care Services
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/omap/provinf/maforms/omappa600l.pdf

Pace or Pacenet Application (PA Prescription Assistance for Seniors)
https://pacecares.fhsc.com/

Pennsylvania Property Tax and Rent Rebate Information & Application for Seniors
http://www.revenue.state.pa.us/ptrr/site/

AARP Estate Planning Guide
http://www.aarp.org/families/end_life/a2003-12-04-endoflife-guide.html

Tax Links

Pennsylvania Government Links

Additional Articles, Information & Resources

Seniors’ Health: Resource Library
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/seniorshealth.html

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging
http://www.calculators.org/health/aging.php

Memory and Mental Health | NIH Senior Health
https://nihseniorhealth.gov/category/memoryandmentalhealth.html

Mental and Behavioral Health and Older Americans
http://www.apa.org/about/gr/issues/aging/mental-health.aspx

The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers
https://www.aclsonline.us/articles/the-guide-to-overcoming-holiday-depression-for-the-elderly-and-their-caretakers/

Caring for an Aging Parent
http://www.altsa.dshs.wa.gov/caregiving/agingparent.htm

How to Deal with Your Aging Parents: A Caring Guide
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.How-To-Deal-With-Your-Aging-Parents-A-Caring-Guide.17149.html

Independent Living for Seniors
http://www.helpguide.org/articles/senior-housing/independent-living-for-seniors.htm

Easing the Transition to Assisted Living
http://www.everydayhealth.com/senior-health/easing-the-transition-to-assisted-living-or-nursing-home.aspx

Medicare and Nursing Home Care
http://www.medicareconsumerguide.com/medicare-nursing-homes