CARE GIVERS

My Learning Center offers free training and education for direct care workers. My Learning Center is also a helpful resource for family caregivers.

Please check out "FREE" trainings.(As listed in State Senator Lisa Baker's Newsletter www.senatorbaker.com/ )

New Handbook Provides Helpful Information About Family Caregiving

 Across Pennsylvania, more than 1.6 million Pennsylvanians are caring for older parents, spouses, or other loved ones, assisting them to live independently rather than in one of the Commonwealth’s long-term, institutional nursing homes, according to the PA Homecare Association.  Dedicated family and friends are providing $20 billion annually in uncompensated care allowing seniors to safely live at home and in their community.  The Association is making available “Secrets No One Told You About Family Caregiving,” a 48-page handbook featuring tips, tricks, and helpful hints for family members caring for a loved one. Obtain your copy by calling 1-800-382-1211.

You can also advance the level of care delivered through 59 free online video training courses offered by the association. Click here to find resources for everything from caring for an Alzheimer’s victim to understanding the family dynamics within which you are functioning. 

Pike County Area Agency on Aging

150 Pike County Blvd.

Lords Valley, PA 18428

570-775-5550

1-800-233-8911

Fax: 570-775-5558

Email: pikeaaainformation@gmail.com

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Pike County Government

Matthew M. Osterberg, Chairman

Ronald Schmalzle, Vice Chairman

Steve Guccini, Commissioner