5 Easy and Affordable Accessibility Solutions

Want to stay in your own home? Do you cherish your memories? Are your family and friends close by? Do you like being on your own schedule? #1 Make an Entryway Accessible Install a modular ramp for entry to front, back, or side door. This will eliminate stairs for individuals who have mobility challenges or use a wheelchair a scooter. A modular ramp can be assembled in one day, is removable and reusable, fireproof, slip

Maintain Your Health More Conveniently

Whether we’re filling multiple prescriptions because of our families or just ourselves, we can understand that having to go to the pharmacy to pick up medications each week, or even more often, quickly becomes a demand on our time when we have so many others already. A bill recently passed by the House, now headed to the Senate for consideration, would give Pennsylvanians more of a precious resource – time. House Bill 1800 would make

PA Link & You Working Together

The mission of the PA Link to Aging and Disability Resources is to improve access to long term services and supports for individuals, their loved ones and caregivers, regardless of age, income, or ability, through an integrated network of partner agencies committed to expanding the use of community based solutions, promoting person centered decision making, and enhancing the quality of services. PA Link provides a myriad of services including: • Person-Centered Counseling (PCC) – Is

Struggling with Sleep Apnea?

Are you or a loved one struggling with a CPAP to treat obstructive sleep apnea? The sad truth is that many people who have had CPAP therapy prescribed to treat their obstructive sleep apnea are unable or unwilling to wear their CPAP every night for their entire length of sleep. While some patients are very compliant and use their CPAP faithfully every night as prescribed, there is research that suggests that non-tolerance/non-compliance with CPAP is

Prevent Falls by Building Strength, Mobility and Balance

It’s that time of year when seniors must take extra precautions to avoid a fall. Dipping temperatures and inclement weather conditions increase the risk factors for falls—especially—in older adults. The good news is there are simple steps you can take to keep yourself safe! Outside your home, make sure you have assistance when shoveling sidewalks and walkways. Lay adequate amounts of salt to prevent ice from forming. You can reduce your risk of falling by

Is Respite Care The Answer For Your Family?

Are you a caretaker, but your own health is failing? Do you need more time to recover following a hospital stay or surgery? Are you thinking about making the move to a senior living community, but aren’t sure whether it’s right for you? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you or your loved one may be a good candidate for a respite stay. Respite programs provide short-term breaks for family caregivers or