East Goshen Township

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Chester County, PA

Info For Senior Citizens

Senior Living Help

Senior Living Help is an organization that assists Pennsylvania senior citizens, their family members and caregivers in finding appropriate senior living and care facilities. Many elderly adults are no longer able to be cared for at home, so finding a senior living facility with caring and loving staff becomes necessary.

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Mysteries of Medicare – Are You Enrolled in Medicare or Turning 65 Soon?

The Chester County Department of Aging Services’ APPRISE Program provides confidential, unbiased and FREE Medicare and Medicare/Medicaid counseling. This should help you to understand your health care coverage options so you can make sound choices.

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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

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