In order to serve its growing senior citizen population, a great priority has been placed on the investment of programs and services designed to meet the needs of Eastern Montgomery County’s elderly population.
For those who need a little extra care in their everyday life, Eastern Montgomery County offers a wide range of reputable independent and assisted living campuses. Residents find spacious living units complemented by a range of on-site services and programs, such as dining, beauty/barber services and social activities, at many local senior living facilities. The region is also home to nursing and rehabilitative facilities, as well as home care and adult day care services.
In addition to distinguished elder care facilities such as Brandywine Senior Living at Dresher Estates and Rydal Park, seniors have access to a number of organizations dedicated to helping each individual find the right resources and make the right decisions regarding their health, finances and more.
The Montgomery County Office of Aging & Adult Services (MCAAS) has a mission to serve the county’s older and disabled adults and their families through a comprehensive system of services designed to prevent untimely institutionalization. Among the services delivered to aging adults are information and referrals, care management, caregiver support, in-home care, protective services and more.
The Senior Adult Activities Center of Montgomery County (SAAC) is a great service for adults 50 years and better. With locations in Ambler and Norristown, seniors have access to a variety of programs and services through Montco SAAC. Among the popular offerings are fitness, music and art classes; games like Wii Bowling, Scrabble and Bingo; bible study; quilting; financial workshops; gardening; and more. Access the calendar of events for both locations at www.montcosaac.com.
The Eastern Region Collaborative Network works with local health and social service providers in order to address the specific needs of residents in the region, while the Visiting Nurse Association of Montgomery County supplies a wealth of home care services geared toward vulnerable elderly and disabled adults and their families. Among these options are personal care assistance, homemaker services, respite care, companion services, case management and specialist programs.
With resources like this, seniors residing in Eastern Montgomery County are assured a wonderful quality of life for years to come.