Informational Resources

General Information on Aging

Aging in Place, The National Council for Aging Care - information for older persons, their families and care providers.

AARP - a variety of features and links that may be of interest to older adults.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging -  aging resources as well as county programs and related information.

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - information source for benefit programs for low income Pennsylvanians, including energy assistance, medical, nursing home cash assistance and links to other issues.

Trove Street - a catalyst for fresh thinking about how we approach the spectrum of interest of older adults, and how each of us plays a role in making York County a great place to age.


The York County Special Needs Registry - program for special needs residents who are unable to evacuate or need assistance to remain sheltered in their residence during an emergency situation, because of physical or other disabilities.

Project LifeSaver - A program from the York County Sheriff's Office which provides a timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for children and adults who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism and other cognitive related conditions and disorders. Project Lifesaver is an internationally recognized program aimed at bridging the gap for at-risk populations and public safety agencies.

York County Office of Emergency Management - information on how to prepare for natural or man-made emergencies and disasters.


U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission - financial education resources for all Americans.

Pennsylvania Insurance Department - objective information for making important insurance decisions.

Federal Trade Commission - the nation's consumer protection agency. This site authorizes an online source for an annual free credit report under federal law.


OLLI: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State York - learning in a relaxed and accepting environment, open to all adults who love to learn.

Consumer & Legal Issues

Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) - nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Pennsylvania Law Help Organization - provides legal information and legal services to Pennsylvania residents.

Application for Civil Legal Assistance - online application for Legal Aid

National Do Not Call Registry - offers a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home and to file complaints on the website.

Consumer Reports - unbiased reviews of products & services, including health sites and resources.

U.S. Government Official Web Portal - information on all U.S. recalls.


Pennsylvania Power Port - information on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania departments, programs, and resources.

U.S. & Pennsylvania State Legislative Representatives for York County including the municipalities they represent.

Social Security - information of interest to older adults on Social Security news and related information.