Aging Services

AGENCY OVERVIEW:

Aging Services of Washington County provides Community Based Services to those sixty years of age or older.

Through our agency, you can find access to our senior center, nutritional centers, care management and ombudsman services.

Our Services Include:

SENIOR CENTERS

CONGREGATE MEALS /NUTRITIONAL SERVICES

A hot meal is served Monday through Friday at the Senior Community Centers. Individuals sixty years of age and older are welcome to come to the senior center and enjoy a lunchtime meal and companionship. There is no cost for the meal a suggested donation of $2.00 is requested.

Please call your local center a day in advance to reserve your meal.

MEAL SITES

HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Home –delivered meals are provided Monday through Friday and are delivered hot to individual sixty years of age or older.   These meals contain 1/3 of the daily nutritional requirements.  Please call the Area Agency on Aging’s Information and Assistance Unit at 1-800-734-9603 if you or a family member is in need of a meal.

CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

The goal of the Care Management staff is to assist older adults to remain as independent as possible. Care Management is an integral part of long term care and includes all activities in the provision of care management services based on the outcome of the comprehensive assessment consisting of the following:

  • Care Planning and implementation
  • Ongoing care management, monitoring and follow-up activities.

OMBUDSMAN INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES

The Ombudsman Program investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of older persons living in long term care facilities or receiving long term care services in their homes. Ombudsman services are confidential and free.  The Ombudsman protects the identity of complainants upon request and respects confidentiality.

Our mission is to deliver the highest quality cost-effective services using the least restrictive alternatives at the direction of the consumer with a focus on autonomy and independence.

To help support our mission, we are always in need of volunteers. If you would like to help, please call us today!

It is our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to providing services for the older residents of Washington County!

Mary Lynn Spilak, Aging Services Director
spilakml@co.Washington.pa.us
(724) 228-6856

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Senior Centers
Home Delivered Meals
Care Management
Congregate Meals- Nutritional Services
Ombudsman Services
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Yes, the Senior Centers are there for the older residents of Washington County. They serve as a focal points in the community where older participants can receive information on services, volunteer, have lunch and participate in educational and recreational activities.
You start by calling the Area Agency on Aging’s Information and Assistance Unit at 1-800-734-9603. A comprehensive assessment will be completed and a Care Manager will be assigned. Your Care Manager will assist you in developing a Care Plan outlining what services you need and implement the services to help you remain independent in the home.
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