Area Agency on Aging

Since 1967 the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging has been providing services and opportunities to older adults. We are designated by the state to administer human service programs at the local level. Please take a few minutes to explore the many programs on this site.
  1. Community Health Choices Logo

    HealthChoices meetings announced

    IN JANUARY 2018, Community HealthChoices (CHC) will be the service program for persons enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid (Medical Assistance), Medicaid waivers for physical disabilities; and Medicaid-eligible consumers residing in a nursing home. Details, including meeting dates and registration
  2. Medicare Annual Comparison

    APPRISE, The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, provides free, confidential information and counseling to all Medicare beneficiaries. Read on...
  3. Keep someone warm this winter

    Help keep someone warm this winter

    Hats, mittens and socks will be collected at area libraries and senior centers and distributed to human service agencies and shelters throughout Westmoreland County. Additional Info...
  4. Caregiver hands

    Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Caregiver Support Group Meeting

    The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to you to attend our monthly Caregiver Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read on...
  5. Senior citizens in a circle with fist pumps in sign of strength

    September is National Senior Center Month – Open Houses at 13 Center for Active Adults

    This year’s theme “Masters of Aging” highlights the many ways centers empower, enlighten, engage, and enrich individuals to master this phase of life. View Open House Schedule...
  6. Red heart drawn on chalkboard with Health & Education Expo written in chalk

    Health & Education Expo

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Ramada Greensburg Hotel & Conference Center Light refreshments, door prizes, over 90 vendors Read on...
  7. Produce at a Farmer&#39s Market

    Senior Farmer's Market Nutritional Program

    Provides eligible seniors with checks to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania at participating Farmer's Markets from June 1 to November 30, 2017. Learn more...
  8. 4 gain access to Derry-area home after 1 falsely claims to work for Area Agency on Aging

    Warnings of a scheme that targets the elderly were issued Tuesday because a group of people deemed “suspicious” gained entry to a Westmoreland County resident's home. Additional Info...
  9. Westmoreland Area Agency on Aging lends support to caregivers

    It's been emotionally draining and heartbreaking for Peg Wiley to watch her husband slip into dementia... Every month, she looks forward to one day in particular marked on her calendar — the second Wednesday. Additional Info...
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