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Organizations in Philadelphia & The Greater Delaware Valley

The Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter helps to provide information on a variety of services and resources available to families and caregivers of those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

APPRISE is available to residents of Pennsylvania aged 60 and over to help them with matters concerning their health insurance.
Phone: 800-783-7067

This is a nationwide organization that serves people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

The Center for Advocacy for the Rights & Interest of the Elderly provides a variety of programs and services to help educate communities about issues affecting older adults.

Center in the Park promotes healthy aging in Northwest Philadelphia through numerous services and programs.  

This organization provides comprehensive behavioral health and intellectual disability services through a provider network.

This group provides support, services and advocates for the rights of the disabled.

LIFE at Home is the local subsidiary of the PACE Model Federal Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, covering Delaware and Chester Counties.
Phone: 888-843-0443

Mercy LIFE Day Centers offer a convenient location where a team of doctors, nurses, therapists and social workers can improve, observe and respond to changes in each senior's health. 

NewCourtland LIFE is eligible to enroll seniors from North, Northwest and Northeast Philadelphia.

LIFE provides all needed preventive, primary health, acute and long-term care services so that qualified (or eligible), older individuals may live in their own homes and communities as long as possible.

Little Brothers offers volunteer services for young people to form friendships with the elderly, decreasing loneliness and isolation in the elderly.

The Department provides a full suite of programs and services for elderly New Jersey residents. 

This agency provides a variety of services to the older adults of Philadelphia.

The Department provides a full suite of programs and services for elderly Pennsylvania residents.

PSC's Financial Management Service program helps seniors pay bills in a timely manner.
Phone: 215-546-5879

This program helps low-income Pennsylvania residents pay their energy bills through grants.

This organization strives to enhance access to community health care through education, support, advocacy and empowerment.

This organization provides help for older New Jersey residents, including information about social, medical and referral services. 

This organization provides help for older Pennsylvania residents, including information about social, medical and referral services. 

This program provides paratransit services to the disabled and seniors. 

National Organizations

This organization provides older adults and their families with a variety of resources centered on aging policy and aging resources.

This organization provides a plethora of information and resources relating to memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Center is a resource for current information about Alzheimer’s Disease for health professionals, people with Alzheimer's and their families and the public.

This organization promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

This organization is a one-stop shop for information pertaining to all aspects of retirement.

This group works toward ensuring the needs and interests are met for those who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

This group services individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

This group provides support and services to older women.