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Drivers Needed! The Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging is in immediate need for Home Delivered Meal Drivers to take a hot lunch to area homebound seniors.

The Milroy Senior Center located at 27 South Main St., Milroy are in the need of full time and substitute meal drivers. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday. Meals ARE NOT DELIVERED on days with bad road conditions due to weather. The Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging policy is to close Senior Centers when the Mifflin County School District cancels school.  Volunteers will need access to a vehicle on their delivery days. A reimbursement of $.56 cents per mile is provided from home, throughout the route and return back to home.

If you can help with this important service, please contact Sarah Sunderland, Volunteer Coordinator at 717-242-0315 or 1-800-348-2277.

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Mail to:

Mifflin Juniata Regional Services

Attn: Sarah Sunderland

249 West Third Street

Lewistown, PA 17044

 

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Our Services

Services funded primarily through the PA Department of Aging cover a range of programs and assistance. Contracted services include senior centers including meals and socialization, transportation, personal emergency response, personal care in-home services, home delivered meals, ombudsman, adult day services, information and referral, Apprise Counseling and special programs such as exercise and physical fitness and much more!

 

Adult Day Care

Centers designed to provide care and companionship to consumers who need supervision during the day.  This program offers relief to caregivers.

Domiciliary Care (DOM Care)

Community placement option for consumers who do not need nursing care, but are no longer able to live in their own homes.  Consumers are placed in certified private homes in the community.

Care Management

Helping consumers to stay in their homes longer and more comfortably as an alternative to placement in a nursing facility.  Care managers assess consumer needs, arrange for services and monitor the care provided.

Family Caregiver Support Program

Fiduciary Support

Power of Attorney, Rep Payee and Guardianship.

Home Delivered Meals    LIKE us on Facebook

Meals provided for home-bound elderly people who are unable to attend a Senior Center and have difficulty preparing a meal.

Home Support

Shopping, Laundry.

Personal Assistance

Services may primarily include both personal care (bathing) and home support activities. Hours can also be increased for consumers who also need a lot of extra help getting dressed and into bed, or help getting up out of bed and getting around in the mornings. Typically, this help is provided for someone who has higher needs, that cannot be met with just personal care or just home support. Hours typically range from 3-10 hours of PAS a week. Cost sharing applies, and if the consumer can afford to privately pay, they must pay privately.

PERS Unit

Push button that connects consumers to the right help in an emergency 24hrs a day.  Can connect to emergency services or family.

Nursing Home Transition

Provided for consumers who want to return to their home.  NHT helps to identify these consumers and provide help to reduce barriers such as finding housing, coordinating service needs, and financial assistance for expenses relating to a transition from a nursing facility to home.

Personal Care

PDA Waiver Program

This program provides home and community based long-term care services to individuals as an alternative to nursing home placement. Services are funded through a special federal waiver, which allows Medicaid payments typically used for nursing home care to be used for home care services.

Protective Services

24 hr. hotline available to any person who may be a victim of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment.

Senior Centers

Centers that provide entertainment, recreation, socialization and education to consumers.  Transportation is available.  A hot meal is served at noon.  6 centers are located in the two counties.

Transportation (Call-A-Ride or CARS)        LIKE us on Facebook

Low cost door to door transportation to all areas in Mifflin/Juniata counties.

 

You can contribute by mailing a tax deductible donation payable to:

 Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

249 West 3rd Street

Lewistown, PA 17044.

 

 
Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging Inc.
Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging, Inc. - 249 West 3rd Street,  Lewistown, PA 17044 - (717) 242-0315 or Toll Free in PA 1800-348-2277
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