INCOME TAX TIME
Volunteers will be working at Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services,
Inc., which is located in the former R&S building at 249 W.
Third St. Lewistown. Hours of service will be 9:00AM to 3:00 PM
Wednesdays & Fridays. To receive tax assistance, please call
(717) 363-9001 after January 2, 2014 to
schedule an appointment.
NEW this year a PHOTO ID is required
CLICK HERE for more information.
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!
Centers designed to provide care and
companionship to consumers who need supervision during the day.
This program offers relief to caregivers.
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.
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.
Power of Attorney, Rep Payee and Guardianship.
Meals provided for home-bound elderly people who
are unable to attend a Senior Center and have difficulty preparing a meal.
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.
Push button that connects consumers to the right
help in an emergency 24hrs a day.
Can connect to emergency services or
Provided for consumers who want to return to
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.
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.
24 hr. hotline available to any person who may be a
victim of abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment.
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
Low cost door to door transportation to all
areas in Mifflin/Juniata counties.
can contribute by mailing a tax deductible donation payable to:
Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
249 West 3rd Street
Lewistown, PA 17044.