Services for People Age 60 and Older


Designated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as the Area Agency on Aging for Cumberland County, Aging and Community Services provides a coordinated and comprehensive system of services to county residents age 60 and older.  Our goal is to support each older adult in their efforts to maintain their health, welfare and independence. We are committed to excellence in meeting the needs of our adult citizens, their families and the community in which we live.
New Building Entrance
             Information & Assistance
 Staff can answer your questions about programs and services during our regular office hours.
Elder Rights and Protection
Including Ombudsman Program
and Protective Services. Cumberland County Ombudsman phone is 717-240-7300. Statewide Elder Abuse 24 hour hotline is 1-800-490-8505.
       Prescription Assistance and 
PA MEDI program
Our PA MEDI counselor can help you to have a better understanding of Medicare Insurance
Link to transportation provider Rabbit Transit website

Application for Shared Ride provided by Rabbit Transit
 Meals, Food & Nutrition
Link to services that provide
assistance with food and meals.

Link to PA Supplemental Nutrition Program website
Senior Community Centers
Do you or a loved one need help
to care for yourself at home?
In-Home Support Services

Following is information on options for those who meet income and need guidelines:
PA Aging Waiver Services,
Aging Waiver-How To Apply,
LIFE Program 
Homeless Assistance Program
Guidelines and information    
Caregiver Support 
Caregiver Support Program 
Cumberland County Housing Authority Link to Subsidized Housing information and website  Home Safety Modifications program can provide minor, safety related home modifications. There is a fee based on income.
Legal Services
Cumberland County Aging offers legal assistance for persons age 60 and over for Powers of Attorney and
Advanced Directives.
 PA Property Tax/Rent Rebate
Link to PA Department of Revenue for information and application 
Cumberland County Shelter Listing
Link for temporary shelter for homeless individuals. 
 Adult Day Service