Older Adults (66 and over)

 

 

Resources for Caregivers

 

(Click here for the “Caregivers” Webpage)

 

 

New! 

Are you a Grandparent who holds the
primary responsibility for parenting your grandchildren?

(Click here for “Grandfamily” Resources)

 

 

 

Beaver County Office on Aging (OOA)

Human Services Building – 1020 Eighth Avenue, Beaver Falls: 724.847.2262

 

(click here for 84-page guide)

 

 

 

 

 

Beacon Health Options  (formerly “VBH-PA”)
P.O. Box 1840
Cranberry Township, PA 16066-1840
Toll Free Member Number:  1.877.688.5970

Managed behavioral health services for Medical Assistance (MA) recipients in Beaver County and 12 other Western Pennsylvania counties as part of the HealthChoices program.

Provider Directory and Resource Guide for Beaver County HealthChoices Members

Printable BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESOURCE GUIDE  (provided by Beacon Health Options of PA)

ReferralConnect  – Search online for:
Individual Doctors, Counselors, Groups and Clinics.
Hospitals and Programs
Search Tips and FAQ

 

 

Center at the Mall
Located inside the Beaver Valley Mall (unit 284) in Monaca, PA, Center at the Mall is a community wellness center designed  for adults over 50 who want to have fun, stay healthy, and be active.  The center provides a social atmosphere where members can enjoy nutritional lunches, a state of the art fitness center, exercise classes, dance classes, computer lab, a WiFi cafe, group trips, entertainment, holiday celebrations and information on local services for older adults.  There is no membership fee to belong to the center.

Seniors Blue Book
Serving the Greater Pittsburgh Area (Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington & Westmoreland Counties), the Seniors Blue Book provides “Resources for Aging Well”.  This semi-annual Directory is available for FREE at most gathering places for seniors.  Visit the website (link above) to search for local events or search by category for timely articles.   Click here to order a FREE printed guide or call 412.551.5951.  Click here to find the book locally.

Pennsylvania Health Law Project
PHLP is a nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Pennsylvania LINK to Aging and Disabilities Resources
Allegheny, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, and Washington Counties)

2018 – 2019 Beaver County Senior Resource Guide
For Caregivers.  For Professionals.  For YOU!   A comprehensive listing of resources and services with programs offered by the Beaver County Office on Aging (BCOA).

The Healthcare Resources section encompasses a broad spectrum of resources in our area and listings of adult day services, home health agencies, respite care and other in-home services that enable seniors to live independently in their own residences.  The rest of the Resource Guide outlines helpful information for every facet of life — all designed to help older adults get the best from themselves, their community and their lives.

Circle of Friends  a nonprofit agency committed to providing a diverse and multi-faceted program in a community social center setting that maintains and enhances the independence, dignity, and quality of life of older residents residing in Beaver County and surrounding areas.   Locations are in New Brighton, Baden, Aliquippa, and Midland. 

 

 

 

Monthly Cancer Support Group in Beaver County  (Please share)

 

 

 

 

 

(Print the Flyer to post or share!)

 

 

 

 

The Ellwood City Hospital Center for Geriatric Psychiatry
724 Pershing Street Ellwood City, PA 16117

Lawrence County’s only in-patient geriatric psychiatric unit, we specialize in the care of older adults with psychiatric issues that are unable to be managed in a lower level of care. And require in-patient treatment.

We are available 24 hours/7 days a week to help you, your family, your friend, your resident, or your client 65 years and older with any behavioral health need requiring in-patient care. (We can take referrals between the ages of 55-64 if the physician feels the referral would be appropriate for our program.)

We accept referrals from all counties (including Beaver County) and work with those counties to ensure the highest degree of mental health care for their residents.

Our dedicated staff includes Psychiatrists, Nurses, Mental Health Techs, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, an experienced management team and a Licensed Music Therapist.  Our Medical Director is Dr. Timothy Schneider from New Wilmington. He has 17 years of experience in the mental health field.

We work with all major insurances and work diligently to ensure that each patient receives the care and support that they need to live and thrive at their optimum level.  For referrals or questions please contact our unit:           Phone:  724-752-6525            Fax:  724-752-6529

 

 

Western PA Psych Care

(Immediate appointments available for therapists and less than a month wait for a psychiatrist!)

1607 Third St.
Beaver, PA 15009
(724) 728-8411

With locations in Beaver, Baden and Bridgeville, WPPC provides comprehensive mental health services for individuals (child, adolescent, adult, geriatric) of all ages.  Services include:  Psychiatric Evaluation,   Medication Management,   Outpatient Therapy,  BHRS/Wraparound,  School Based Therapy,  Group Therapy,  Summer Therapeutic Activities Program,  Early Intervention, and  Specialized Autism Services.

 

 

 

angieslist.com:  Make sure you’re ready for 72 hours on your own, thanks to this disaster preparedness toolkit.

 

 

Other Resources

Becoming a Happy Empty Nester

Understanding Mental Health Issues in Seniors

The National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab (Rehabnet.com)
We are a non profit organization with a mission to educate and provide assistance to seniors struggling addiction as well as caregivers and family members with concerns. Our primary objective is to effectively halt the growing silent epidemic of senior addiction.

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