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June 1, 2012 - May 31, 2013
Adult Day Services
Adult day services provide a protective environment for older adults who are not capable of full-time independent living.
Alternatives to Nursing Homes
The links on this page provide you with information on a range of options, services and funding sources for the Office of Long-Term Living’s Home and Community-based Services.
If you are an older Pennsylvanian, the Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) program offers all needed medical and supportive services to enable you to maintain your independence in your home as long as possible.
Support Services Waiver Information
Support Services Waiver -- or simply waiver -- is a shortened term for the Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver Program. This program provides funding for supports and services to help you to live in your home and community. Waivers offer an array of services and benefits such as choice of qualified providers, due process and health and safety assurances.
Independent Enrollment Broker
The Independent Enrollment Broker provides enrollment services for applicants with physical disabilities who are 18-59 years of age applying for Attendant Care, COMMCARE, Independence, OBRA, and the 0192 (AIDS) Waivers and the Act 150 Attendant Care Program. Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) provide eligibility/enrollment services for applicants over age 60.