The Pennsylvania Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in Pennsylvania. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $23.00 an hour for home care to $10,403 a month for skilled nursing care, Pennsylvania is typically more expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

Pennsylvania Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in Pennsylvania

  • Pennsylvania Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in Pennsylvania is $23.00, making Pennsylvania more expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • Pennsylvania Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in Pennsylvania is $1,457 per month making Pennsylvania less expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • Pennsylvania Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in Pennsylvania is $3,919 per month making Pennsylvania less expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • Pennsylvania Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in Pennsylvania is $10,403 per month making Pennsylvania more expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

Pennsylvania Senior Services

Pennsylvania Department of Aging

Address: 555 Walnut Street, 5th Floor Harrisburg, PA 17101-1919

Phone: (717) 783-1550

Email: aging@pa.gov

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Pennsylvania State Plan on Aging

Pennsylvania Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report Elder Abuse call the Adult Abuse Hotline at 1-800-490-8505

Pennsylvania Support for Caregivers

Pennsylvania Senior Disaster Preparedness

Pennsylvania Health Care Fraud

Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Contact the Ombudsman Office:

Phone: 717-783-8975

Email: LTC-ombudsman@pa.gov

Pennsylvania Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

Pennsylvania Medicare and Insurance Counseling

The APPRISE Helpline is available at 1-800-783-7067

Pennsylvania Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

For general program information contact: wellness@pa.gov

Pennsylvania Prescription Assistance

Pennsylvania Area Agencies on Aging

Adams County AAA

Address: 318 W. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA, 17325

Phone: 717-334-9296

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Allegheny County AAA

Address 1: 2100 Wharton St., 2nd Fl., Pittsburgh PA, 15203

Phone: 412-350-4234

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Armstrong County AAA

Address: 120 South Grant Ave., Ste. 4, Kittanning, PA, 16201

Phone: 724-548-3290

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Beaver County AAA

Address: 1020 8th Ave., Beaver Falls, PA, 15010

Phone: 724-847-2262

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Bedford County AAA

Address: 240 Wood St., P.O. Box 46, Bedford, PA, 15522

Phone: 814-623-8148

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Berks County AAA

Address: 633 Court St., 8th Fl., Reading, PA, 19601

Phone: 610-478-6500

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Blair County AAA

Address: 1320 12th Ave., Altoona, PA, 16601

Phone: 814-946-1235

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Bradford County AAA

Address: 220 Main St, Unit 2, Towanda, PA, 18848

Phone: 570-265-6121

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Bucks County AAA

Address: 55 E. Court St., 3rd Fl., Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 267-880-5700

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Butler County AAA

Address: 111 Sunnyview Circle, Ste. 101, Butler, PA 16001

Phone: 724-282-3008

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Cambria County AAA

Address: 110 Franklin St., Ste. 400, Johnstown, PA 15901

Phone: 814-539-5595

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Cameron-Elk-McKean County AAA

Address: 118 Center St., P.O. Box A, Ridgway, PA 15853

Phone: 814-776-2191

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Carbon County AAA

Address: 401 Delaware Ave., 3rd Flr., Palmerton, PA 18071

Phone: 1-800-441-1315

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Centre County AAA

Address: 420 Holmes St., Room 245, Bellefonte, PA 16823

Phone: 814-355-6716

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Chester County AAA

Address: 601 Westtown Rd. Ste. 320, West Chester, PA 19380

Phone: 610-344-6350

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Clarion County AAA

Address: 12 Grant St., Clarion, PA 16214

Phone: 814-226-4640

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Clearfield County AAA

Address: 103 N. Front St., P.O. Box 550, Clearfield, PA 16830

Phone: 814-765-2696

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Columbia-Montour County AAA

Address: 702 Sawmill Rd., Ste. 201, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Phone: 570-784-9272

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Crawford County AAA

Address: 1034 Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335

Phone: 814-336-1792

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Cumberland County AAA

Address: 1100 Claremont Road, Carlisle, PA 17015

Phone: 717-240-6110

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Dauphin County AAA

Address: Two South 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: 717-780-6130

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Delaware County AAA

Address: 206 Eddystone Ave., Eddystone, PA 19022

Phone: 610-490-1300

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Erie County AAA

Address: 18 W. 9th St., Erie, PA 16501

Phone: 814-459-4581

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Fayette County AAA

Address: 137 North Beeson Avenue.Suite 107, Uniontown, PA, 15401

Phone: 724-430-4603

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Franklin County AAA

Address: 600 Norland Ave., Ste. 11, Chambersburg, PA, 17201

Phone: 717-263-2153

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Fulton County AAA

Address: 182 Buchanan Trail, McConnellsburg, PA, 17233

Phone: 717-485-5151

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Greene County AAA

Address: 93 East High Street, B-Level, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, 15370

Phone: 724-852-1510

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Huntingdon County AAA

Address: 307 10th St., Huntingdon, PA, 16652

Phone: 814-643-5115

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Indiana County AAA

Address: 1055 Oak St., Indiana, PA, 15701

Phone: 724-349-4500

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Jefferson County AAA

Address: 186 Main St., Brookville, PA, 15825

Phone: 814-849-3096

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Lackawanna County AAA

Address: 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA, 18503

Phone: 570-963-6707

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Lancaster County AAA

Address: 150 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA, 17603

Phone: 717-299-7979

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Lawrence County AAA

Address: 2706 Mercer Rd., New Castle, PA, 16105

Phone: 724-658-3729

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Lebanon County AAA

Address: 710 Maple St., Second Floor, Lebanon, PA, 17046

Phone: 717-273-9262

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Lehigh County AAA

Address: 17 S. 7th St., Rm. 230, Allentown, PA, 18101

Phone: 610-782-3034

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Luzerne-Wyoming County AAA

Address: 111 N. Pennsylvania Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18701

Phone: 570-822-1158

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Lycoming-Clinton Counties AAA

Address: 2138 Lincoln St., P.O. Box 3156, Williamsport, PA, 17701

Phone: 570-326-0587

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Mercer County AAA

Address: 133 N. Pitt St., Mercer, PA, 16137

Phone: 724-662-6222

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Mifflin-Juniata County AAA

Address: 249 West 3rd St., Lewistown, PA, 17044

Phone: 717-242-0315

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Monroe County AAA

Address: 724 Phillips St., Stroudsburg, PA, 18360

Phone: 570-420-3735

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Montgomery County AAA

Address: 1430 DeKalb St., Norristown, PA, 19404

Phone: 610-278-3601

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Northampton County AAA

Address: 2801 Emrick Blvd, Bethlehem, PA, 18020

Phone: 610-829-4540

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Northumberland County AAA

Address: 322 N. Second St., Sunbury, PA, 17801

Phone: 570-495-2395

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Perry County AAA

Address: 315 Keystone Way, New Bloomfield, PA, 17068

Phone: 717-582-5128

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Philadelphia County AAA

Address: 642 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, 19130

Phone: 215-765-9000

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Pike County AAA

Address: 150 Pike Co. Blvd., Lords Valley, PA, 18428

Phone: 570-775-5550

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Potter County AAA

Address: 62 North St., Roulette, PA, 16746

Phone: 814-544-7315

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Schuylkill County AAA

Address: 110 E. Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA, 17901

Phone: 570-622-3103

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Somerset County AAA

Address: 1338 S. Edgewood Ave., Somerset, PA, 15501

Phone: 814-443-2681

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Sullivan County AAA

Address: 245 Muncy St., Ste. 205, Laporte, PA, 18626

Phone: 570-946-4316

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Susquehanna County AAA

Address: 157 Spruce St., Suite 1, Montrose, PA, 18801

Phone: 570-278-3751

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Tioga County AAA

Address: 48 Plaza Lane, Wellsboro, PA, 16901

Phone: 570-723-0935

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Union-Snyder County AAA

Address: 116 N. 2nd Street, Lewisburg, PA, 17837

Phone: 570-524-2100

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Venango County AAA

Address: One Dale Ave., Franklin, PA, 16323

Phone: 814-432-9711

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Warren-Forest County AAA

Address: 905 4th Ave, Warren, PA, 16365

Phone: 814-723-3763

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Washington County AAA

Address: 150 West Beau Street, 216 Plaza Building, Washington, PA, 15301

Phone: 724-228-7080

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Wayne County AAA

Address: 323 Tenth St., Honesdale, PA, 18431

Phone: 570-253-4262

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Westmoreland County AAA

Address: 200 S. Main St., Greensburg, PA, 15601

Phone: 724-830-4444

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York County AAA

Address: 100 W. Market St., Suite 102, York, PA, 17401

Phone: 717-771-9610

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Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Pennsylvania Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

Pennsylvania Senior Health Studies

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