We are a 29-year-old, volunteer-led organization with more than 300 members representing more than one million older adults across 10 counties of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Our members include organizations and businesses, as well as individual members such as civic leaders, business owners, medical professionals, scholars, professionals in aging services, students and residents of all ages.
What we do
We act as a catalyst to promote policy, program and systems change that improves quality of life for all people, particularly for our oldest generations. We provide a neutral forum for collaboration, education, networking and advocacy.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES INCLUDING SENIOR RESOURCES
FOR COMMUNITIES IN PENNSYLVANIA
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ADDITIONAL LINKS AND RESOURCES
United Way's PA 2-1-1 Southwest has established a formal arrangement to assist the Allegheny County Health Department. 2-1-1 resource navigators can provide general information about health questions related to the virus, referring those who need further evaluation to the Health Department; connect individuals and families with services to meet emergency basic needs, like food, rent and utility payments; and provide the latest CDC guidelines and recommendations from local authorities. Those seeking help should dial 2-1-1, text their zip code to 898-211, or visit PA211.org
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RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVERS
The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older persons. It is a non-profit organization of physicians and other health care professionals committed to the provision of quality health care for older persons.
Pennsylvania Geriatric Society - Western Division
Chapter Administrator: Eileen Taylor | email@example.com