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Pennsylvania Aging Statistics & Resource Guide

By Sixty and Me September 21, 2020 Aging

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


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 Senior and Healthcare Transportation

Pennsylvania Area Agencies on Aging

Adams County AAA

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

Phone: 717-334-9296


Allegheny County AAA

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

Phone: 412-350-4234


Armstrong County AAA

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

Phone: 724-548-3290


Beaver County AAA

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

Phone: 724-847-2262


Bedford County AAA

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

Phone: 814-623-8148


Berks County AAA

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

Phone: 610-478-6500


Blair County AAA

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

Phone: 814-946-1235


Bradford County AAA

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

Phone: 570-265-6121


Bucks County AAA

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

Phone: 267-880-5700


Butler County AAA

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

Phone: 724-282-3008


Cambria County AAA

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

Phone: 814-539-5595


Cameron-Elk-McKean County AAA

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

Phone: 814-776-2191


Carbon County AAA

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

Phone: 1-800-441-1315


Centre County AAA

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

Phone: 814-355-6716


Chester County AAA

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

Phone: 610-344-6350


Clarion County AAA

Address: 12 Grant St., Clarion, PA 16214

Phone: 814-226-4640


Clearfield County AAA

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

Phone: 814-765-2696


Columbia-Montour County AAA

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

Phone: 570-784-9272


Crawford County AAA

Address: 1034 Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335

Phone: 814-336-1792


Cumberland County AAA

Address: 1100 Claremont Road, Carlisle, PA 17015

Phone: 717-240-6110


Dauphin County AAA

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

Phone: 717-780-6130


Delaware County AAA

Address: 206 Eddystone Ave., Eddystone, PA 19022

Phone: 610-490-1300


Erie County AAA

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

Phone: 814-459-4581


Fayette County AAA

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

Phone: 724-430-4603


Franklin County AAA

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

Phone: 717-263-2153


Fulton County AAA

Address: 182 Buchanan Trail, McConnellsburg, PA, 17233

Phone: 717-485-5151


Greene County AAA

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

Phone: 724-852-1510


Huntingdon County AAA

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

Phone: 814-643-5115


Indiana County AAA

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

Phone: 724-349-4500


Jefferson County AAA

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

Phone: 814-849-3096


Lackawanna County AAA

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

Phone: 570-963-6707


Lancaster County AAA

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

Phone: 717-299-7979


Lawrence County AAA

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

Phone: 724-658-3729


Lebanon County AAA

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

Phone: 717-273-9262


Lehigh County AAA

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

Phone: 610-782-3034


Luzerne-Wyoming County AAA

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

Phone: 570-822-1158


Lycoming-Clinton Counties AAA

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

Phone: 570-326-0587


Mercer County AAA

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

Phone: 724-662-6222


Mifflin-Juniata County AAA

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

Phone: 717-242-0315


Monroe County AAA

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

Phone: 570-420-3735


Montgomery County AAA

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

Phone: 610-278-3601


Northampton County AAA

Address: 2801 Emrick Blvd, Bethlehem, PA, 18020

Phone: 610-829-4540


Northumberland County AAA

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

Phone: 570-495-2395


Perry County AAA

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

Phone: 717-582-5128


Philadelphia County AAA

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

Phone: 215-765-9000


Pike County AAA

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

Phone: 570-775-5550


Potter County AAA

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

Phone: 814-544-7315


Schuylkill County AAA

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

Phone: 570-622-3103


Somerset County AAA

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

Phone: 814-443-2681


Sullivan County AAA

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

Phone: 570-946-4316


Susquehanna County AAA

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

Phone: 570-278-3751


Tioga County AAA

Address: 48 Plaza Lane, Wellsboro, PA, 16901

Phone: 570-723-0935


Union-Snyder County AAA

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

Phone: 570-524-2100


Venango County AAA

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

Phone: 814-432-9711


Warren-Forest County AAA

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

Phone: 814-723-3763


Washington County AAA

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

Phone: 724-228-7080


Wayne County AAA

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

Phone: 570-253-4262


Westmoreland County AAA

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

Phone: 724-830-4444


York County AAA

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

Phone: 717-771-9610



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