Aging at Home

Serving the Greater Lansdowne and Ridley Areas

Semi-Annual Newsletter March 2016

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  • Are you 60 years of age or older and a resident of the Delaware County communities of Greater Lansdowne or Ridley
  • Do you need assistance with chore services and home-repair referrals to continue maintaining your home?
  • Do you need a volunteer to provide door-through-door transportation to the doctor or grocery market?
  • Would you like a referral to connect with a local business to provida a fair and vetted price. Aging at Home partners with trustworthy businesses in the area.

What is Aging at Home?
Through Aging at Home, Senior Community Services assist seniors with helping them live independently, reducing the stress of home maintenance as you age in place.

  • Chore Assistance - Yard Work, Snow Removal, and more
  • Volunteer Handyman Services - Small home repairs, hanging items, and more
  • Transportation - A door-through-door service providing transportation for as little as $5
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Health & Wellness Programs
  • Information and Referral Services - helping you solve problems, connect to eligible benefits, and more
  • Connections with Partners - connecting members with local businesses who want to help older adults stay healthy, maintaintheir homes, and remain independent!

How do I become a member?
Becoming a member of Aging at Home - provides peace of mind and support so you can remain living in your own home!

  • Complete membership application. Applications are available at both Friendship and Schoolhouse centers.
  • Membership is $35 per year. Include money with application and mail or drop off at either of the centers. Once membership is recieved, a 2016-2017 coupon book that describes the benefits will be mailed along with an annual membership card.
    (A discount of $5 is provided to active Friendship and Schoolhouse members)

Contact Aging at Home:
Phone: 484-534-2201
Email: AgingatHome@scs-delco.org
Locations:
Friendship Circle Senior Center
1515 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, PA 19023

Schoolhouse Center
600 Swarthmore Avenue
Folsom, PA 19033

Gift of Membership
The services of the Aging at Home program are made possible through the United Way, area funders and support from the community. When you make a contribution to support Aging at Home - A Community Network you make a real difference in the lives of seniors in our community.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteer Driver
  • Volunteer Handyman
  • Administrative Volunteer
  • Group Volunteer Project Days (Student Groups, Boys Scouts/Girl Scouts, Athletic Groups, Church & Businesses)

For more information, call Christine Helmandollar, Program Director at 484-534-2201 or Michele O'Brien, Volunteer Director.

Make a contribution over the phone
Contact Aging at Home staff to make a contribution over the telephone (Visa and MasterCard are accepted) or to inquire about planned giving or gifts of stocks.

Mail your contribution to:

Aging at Home - A Community Network
Senior Community Services
Friendship Circle
1515 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, PA 19023
East Campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Designate your United Way funds:
United Way Donor #00470
All gifts are tax deductible and will be acknowledged appropriately.

"The contractor was very good and cleaned up after each day of work in my house."
-Folsom Member, age 78

"My ride was great and this program is a god sent"
-Ridley Park

600 Swarthmore Ave.
Folsom, PA 19033
Phone: 610.237.8100
Email:

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