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Resources from The Thorne Group

Help Us Choose Home - Nine out of 10 people prefer home care over institutional care. Home care combines efficiency and compassion with the latest in health-care technology. Learn more at

Pennsylvania Homecare Association - a comprehensive consumer website to assist with finding and choosing a homecare agency.

Home Health Compare - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services webtool to view performance statistics on home health agencies

Medicare Rights Center A "guide through the Medicare maze." The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare.

PA Bar Association Info on legal issues for senior citizens in Pennsylvania. This is a PDF file. (Adobe Acrobat Required.)

The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) The NFCA exists to support family caregivers and to speak out publicly for caregivers' needs.

The National Counsel on the Aging This national network of organizations and individuals dedicated to improving the health and independence of older persons; increasing their continuing contributions to communities, society and future generations; and building caring communities

National Alliance for Caregiving's Handbook for Long-Distance Caregivers This non-profit organization aims to provide a public voice and improve the life caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Association Information about Alzheimer’s.

Area Agency on Aging for Allegheny County

Area Agency on Aging for Westmoreland County

Pennsylvania Department of Aging website


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Professional Resources

From Physicians and Financial Planning to Placement Services, Community Resources, and more. We've prepared a handy list of local professional resources that can be of use to your and yours when Distant Caring becomes a priority for your family.

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