Info For Senior Citizens

9/11/2018 – Flu Vaccine

The Chester County Health Department is hosting flu vaccine clinics at the Government Services Center in West Chester.  To schedule an appointment visit the County’s website here or call 610-344-6252.  The Health Department is also hosting community clinics.  Click here for times and locations.

6/13/18 – Property Tax/Rent Rebate Deadline Extended

The deadline for the 2017 Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate program has been extended to Dec. 31, 2018.

This rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded.

Please feel free to contact Carolyn Comitta’s office for an application or for help applying.


New Medicare Cards

New Medicare cards will be mailed between April 2018 and April 2019. Pennsylvania residents will be among the first to receive these new cards.  Click on the links below for more information.

How to get ready
Once you receive your new card

If you have questions, feel free to reach out to the APPRISE Program.  APPRISE is a free, confidential and unbiased service provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, and locally under the auspices of the Chester County Department of Aging. APPRISE counselors are available to answer your Medicare-related questions. You can contact a counselor by calling your local senior center to set up an appointment or through the APPRISE Help Line at 610-344-5004 option #2. You can also email with questions at apprisechesco@outlook.com.

Emergency Preparedness for Older Pennsylvanians

Click here for more information.