Local Resources Delaware County, PA for Dementia, Alzheimer's, Legal, Medical Care Equipment Donations and In-Home Care Services
Alzheimers and Dementia Support Groups and Medical Care
Are you providing Alzheimer's Care in Aldan, Morton or Chichester, PA? If so here are Support Groups Locally, Questions about Stage your love one is in? The Alzheimers Association has local chapter here in Delaware Valley. To find answers to your questions about Dementia and Alzheimer's Locally, click HERE.
If you have loved one diagnosed with Dementia Alzheimer's who is currently hospitalized at Delaware County, Riddle or Crozer and you are concerned about wandering and repeated attempts to rise from bed and potential fall, ask about our one on one sitter services.Comfort Keepers can offer short term services for those in need.
Physicians Specialize Memory Impairment and Providing Alzheimer's Disease Care in Media, Essington and throughout Delaware County, PA - The Crozer Keystone Health System offers the G.E.M.Program. G.E.M. stands for Geriatric Evaluation and Management. The G.E.M. programs offers physicians who specialized in memory impairment. For more information, click HERE.
Pictured to the right is: Comfort Keepers Client Ed with Cindy his Comfort Keeper. Every caregiver goes through training to provide Interactive Care giving services. Interactive Care giving program assists our staff with finding activities for those who may have memory impairment, physical challenges or every day aging limitations. From reading together to looking at photo albums to folding towels together or decorating for holidays our staff tries to find activities that will engage your loved one in life. For more information on Alzheimer's Care in Ridley Park Trappe, Villanova or surrounding area please give us a call at (610) 543-6300
Have you been considering a place for mom such as nursing home in Delaware County, PA? A Wallingford Nursing Home, Rose Tree Place, Plush Mills or Philadelphia health care center? If so, give Comfort Keepers in-home care a call today and ask how our home helpers can assist with keeping your loved on at home instead of moving to assisted living in Media, Haverford or surrounding areas.
Medical Care, Equipment, Supplies, Donation of Equipment, Hair Cuts/Nails/Pedicures
Are you looking for a nursing agency in PA? Is your loved one in need of home care nursing or medical care at home in Newtown Square, Lansdowne or Brookhaven? If so, there are several medical home care agencies available to come into home and help. Most if not all medical home care services are covered by Medicare or supplemental insurances but please check with provider to make sure if you have an out pocket co-pay or expense. Jefferson Home Health Care, Crozer Home Health Care, Mercy Home Health and Continous Home Care are just a few of the options available to you and your loved one.
Home Bound Patients unable to get to a doctor's office - Visiting Physicians of Delaware Valley - Please call their office to inquire about insurance accepted and area served. For contact information click HERE.
To donate medical equipment or purchase re-furbished equipment or new supplies in good condition, please contact Goodwill of Delaware County. For larger items such as hospital beds and motorized wheelchairs please call and speak with Goodwill staff about pick up of donation. For contact information click HERE.
Medication Dispensing Machine, Emergency Response System, Medical Alarm - Call Comfort Keepers to discuss your needs. Comfort Keepers offers medical alarm and medication dispensing devices but not all machines or devices may fit your needs. Please call to discuss with one of our staff - 610-543-6300.
The Ciao Bella Salon will begin serving Comfort Keepers clients in-home in 2016. Any person in the public/community at large as well as Comfort Keepers client or family member will be able to purchase in-home hair cuts, nail and pedicure services from Ciao Bella's Bus! Stay tuned! Go to their website for more information - Click HERE.
Chore Service, Home Repairs, Meal Delivery in Home, Senior Centers, Senior Volunteer Opportunities
Chore Service, Home Repair, Transportation - Are you 60 years of age or older and a resident of the eastern Delaware County communities of Aldan, Colwyn, Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne, or Yeadon? Do you need assistance with chore services and home-repair referrals to continue maintaining your home? Do you need convenient door-through-door transportation to the doctor or grocery market? Would you like to be a member of an active senior center where you could receive hot lunches, enjoy fitness classes and engaging lectures, find purpose-filled volunteer opportunities and meet new friends? Maybe a membership to Aging at Home: A Community Network (which includes a membership to Friendship Circle Senior Center) is the answer for your peace of mind and ability to stay living in your own home. For more info, click HERE.
If you are in need of transportation in Eddystone, Wayne or surrounding areas? Comfort Keepers offers incidental transportation. Incidental transportation means Comfort Keepers can drive seniors as long as another Comfort Keepers service is utilized such as light housekeeping, laundry or meal preparation. Comfort Keepers must also escort the adult into the grocery store or doctor appointment and assist as needed. To read more about transportation services offered please click HERE.
Legal Considerations, Activities and Events
Activities, Events and Local Places to Visit
Quiz Book and Activities to do at home: Guitar with Gloria and Science for Seniors, Owner Gloria Hoffner authors great short booklets on how to keep seniors engaged. For more information, click HERE.
PA Veteran's Museum - on State Street in Media, PA. Walk through the beautiful museum and read all about local veterans and their service to our country. Then walk a block in Media, stop at shops, have lunch, take the trolley. Great exercise and good day out for a senior. For more info on the museum, click HERE.
For local senior events, please go to our Comfort Keepers Events page, by clicking HERE.