Welcome to the Area Agency on Aging

Welcome to the Area Agency on Aging

Our Mission

The mission of the Berks County Area Agency on Aging is to provide services, based on need, to all older Berks County residents and those with disabilities; empowering self-determination; advocating for their rights; and promoting the highest possible level of independence. 

The Berks County Area Agency on Aging serves county residents with comprehensive services for our over 60 population. As your Area Agency on Aging we provide a variety of services and programs to assist families and individuals over 60 achieve independence to be self sufficient. Whether you require senior center services, in-home services, a comprehensive assessment, information and referral services, care management, caregiver support services, protective services, adult day care centers we are here to help you acquire those services. We are proud to be here to serve our aging community. 

Programs and Services

Care at Home

Growing older brings many positive experiences, which is why we focus on the need for specialized services to enable older adults to remain independent in their own homes.

Elder Abuse Awareness

Elder abuse and crimes targeting older people are a real issue that comes in many forms.  Learn how to stay safe and report suspected abusers.

Ombudsman Services

‘Ombudsman’ is a Swedish word that means citizen representative, advocate, mediator. Ombudsman services were established by the Older Americans Act to advocate for consumers of long-term care services.

Health and Wellness

The Health & Wellness Program focuses on health promotion and disease prevention education and activities for older Pennsylvanians.

Senior Housing Options

Explore options of living at home, in assisted living, and other housing resources in information.