Area Agency on Aging

Bob Burns, Director
Dauphin County Administration Building
2 South Second Street, Third Floor
Harrisburg, Pa 17101
Phone: (717) 780-6130
Toll-free: (800)-328-0058 x6130

AgingMainPageBusiness Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Emergency Hours: 24 hours a day/7 days a week

At the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging we recognize the inherent dignity of older individuals and believe they are entitled to health, honor, and self-determination. We are committed to maximizing efficient use of resources to enhance the lives of all seniors residing in Dauphin County. In order to achieve these goals, our actions are built around the following core beliefs:

  • We should prioritize services to older persons with the greatest economic and social needs.
  • All older persons should have the opportunity for maximum growth and development, health, happiness, well-being, and economic self-sufficiency.
  • Older individuals should have their autonomy (right to self-direction) respected.
  • Coordinate services with other County departments and community agencies in order to strengthen our ability to effectively serve older persons in need.
Robert Burns
Director of Dauphin County Area of Agency on Aging

Benefits and Rights for Older Pennsylvanians Booklet

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has announced that its "Benefits and Rights for Older Pennsylvanians" booklet is available at Area Agencies on Aging across the state and online.

The 103-page booklet is funded by the department and the Pennsylvania Lottery. It provides information about federal, state and local government programs and services and nongovernmental resources that can help older adults live well in their own homes and communities.

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