Discounts

Benefits Checkup

National Council on Aging (NCOA) has created a benefits checkup that allows you to check to see if you are taking advantage of all of the benefits that are available to you.

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Dog Licenses

You can uIf you are: 65 year of age or older or disabled you can obtain licenses for your dog(s) at a reduced price through the York County Treasurer's Office.

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Hunting & Fishing License

If you are: 65 years of age or older, you are eligible for reduced rates on hunting and fishing licenses. Hunting licenses are $13.90 (lifetime basic hunting licenses are $51.90). Fishing licenses are $11.90 (lifetime fishing licenses are $51.90). Proof of age is required.

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Motor Vehicle Registration Discount

If you are: retired and have a total income from all sources not exceeding $19,200 (each person), you may be eligible for a motor vehicle registration for a $10 processing fee. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation form MV-371 must be submitted with each renewal.

Form MV-371

The Biggest List of Senior Discounts

This site shows restaurant discounts, retail store discounts, prescription discounts, travel discounts, Medical Alert System discounts, cell plan discounts, and more just for being a senior! 

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Senior Discounts

SeniorDiscounts.com is an online directory of US businesses that offer discounts to people 50 years of age and older. They currently list over 150,000 business locations, which include the contact information, discount information and other information necessary to receive each discount.

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Resources

Aging Resources

AARP

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. 

They have a lot of resources available to help you to remain independent and active!

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AARP Driver Safety

AARP is currently offering NEW live virtual workshops on safe driving. You'll learn how to stay safe, mobile, and independent with new transportation tech and smart driving strategies.

In-person courses will not be offered until September 2021 or later. Currently the online course is offering a promotion of 25% off using the code: DRIVINGSKILLS at checkout. 

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PA Medi

Effective July 1, 2021, APPRISE is now Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight, PA MEDI – Same Program, Same Services for Pennsylvania’s Medicare Beneficiaries, now with a New Name. Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight (PA MEDI) offers free Medicare counseling to older Pennsylvanians. PA MEDI Counselors are specially trained to answer your questions and provide you with objective, easy-to-understand information about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance. PA MEDI Counselors do not sell Medicare products but rather offer current, unbiased Medicare education to help you make the most informed choice about the Medicare options available to you.

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Dietary Guidelines

The USDA & HHS just released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 - our nation's leading nutrition advice to help all Americans lead healthier lives. 

The MyPlate resource is a tool to help you and your family put the Dietary Guidelines into Action. 

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Donated Dental Services

If you qualify, you may not need to pay for anything. From time to time, people who can pay for part of their care may be asked to do so, like when laboratory work is needed.

To qualify you must have a permanent disability, be over 65 years old, or are medically compromised and do not have enough money to pay for dental care.

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Elder Law

Bellomo & Associates are offering these free virtual workshops - click on the links for more information:
7 Threats to Your Family's Security
The Nuts & Bolts of Medicaid
Probate Workshop

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Falls Free Coalition

The Falls Free Coalition of York County has updated their website with upcoming fall prevention programs. Our virtual classes available are Matter of Balance and Healthy Steps for Older Adults. Visit the coalition's website below to see what classes are currently available for your residents/clients/ parents. 

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Financial Literacy 

The PA Department of Banking and Securities presents Midweek Money Matters Webinar Series. These webinars are free to attend and will give you information that can be very helpful.

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Friendship Line

Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. We also make ongoing outreach calls to lonely older adults.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

-KinConnector Hotline
-PA Dept of Health County Resource Guides
-United Way of PA
-Special Kids Network
-Grandfamilies
and more! Click the link below for additional resources

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Live Fully. Travel Safely.

rabbittransit is currently promoting a safety campaign called "Live Fully. Travel Safely" with the focus on preparing for the days when driving may not be your safest mode of transportation. 

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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant. You do not have to repay it.

Applications are available at Windy Hill during normal business hours. 

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Matter of Balance

Currently, Matter of Balance classes are being held virtually. If you would like to get on a wait list for an upcoming virtual class, please contact one of the following organizations:
York County Area Agency on Aging -
717-771-9610 (Ext. 1044 - Faye)

WellSpan Health -
717-851-2569 (Jess)

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OLLI at Penn State York

OLLI at Penn State York was established to enrich the lives of mature adults living in York County by providing a variety of educational and social activities. A new catalog just came out with programs offered in the Spring. Registration begins January 25th at 8 am for OLLI members, and on February 8th at noon for non-members. 

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PACE

Pennsylvania's prescription assistance programs for older adults, PACE and PACENET, offer low-cost prescription medication to qualified residents, age 65 and older. For more information, call 1-800-225-7223.

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PA KinConnector

 PA KinConnector provides guidance, advice, and support for grandparents raising grandchildren and other relative and non-relative Kinship Caregivers

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PA Link to Community Care

The PA Link to Community Care website is designed to help persons with disabilities and seniors find information that will connect them to supports and services in their community. The intent of this site is that it will help you or a loved one make the best and most informed decisions.

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Parkinson's Resource

Rock Steady Boxing is a great resource for those diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. We offer Rock Steady Boxing classes on Zoom Mondays & Wednesdays and in-person on Fridays at 9:30 am.

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Property Tax / Rent Rebate Program

There is now a link available to file online! Click "Read more" below to be redirected to the website.

The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded. 

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rabbittransit

rabbittransit has a new service it's offering called the Gettysburg-Hanover Connector. 

In partnership with the York County Department of Veterans Affairs, rabbittransit offers expanded service to the Lebanon VA Medical Center and the York VA Clinic for veterans of York and Adams Counties.
Veterans transportation to the VA Clinic.

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Senior Driving Courses

Driving Test Sample offers resources on where to find driving courses that can be used to receive a discount on auto insurance.

Courses are offered through AAA, AARP & I Drive Safely. Use the link below to learn more!

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Senior Mobility

Offers information for seniors to stay active and mobile. 

Includes comprehensive guides including where seniors can get a free wheelchair, along with where to donate wheelchairs. This site also have Best Mobility Exercises for Seniors.

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SOLO - Strengthening Older Lives Online

In mid-November the Pennsylvania Council on Aging (PCoA) released an interactive guide with information and resources to help you cultivate a healthy mind, body and spirit during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide gives resources and examples of how to improve your mental health, spiritual strength, and physical strength.

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Weatherization Assistance

This program is designed to reduce heating and cooling costs for low-income persons, with priority given to high energy users (the elderly, people with disabilities, and families with children) by improving the energy efficiency of the home and helping ensure health and safety.

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York County Area Agency on Aging

Your local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is the front door for aging services in your community. Your AAA is staffed with skilled workers who can provide information about services and also assist in obtaining access to those services. Pennsylvania has 52 Area Agencies on Aging that cover all 67 counties.

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Technology Resources

AARP: Personal Technology

The Personal Technology blog is a great resource for a multitude of information when it comes to technology. 

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Fraud Alert Bulletin

Each month the York County Elder Abuse Task Force issues a Fraud Alert Bulletin. This month the focus is on Stimulus Payment Scams. Click the button below to become better informed on this topic and protect yourself from fraud.

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Generations Online

Offers FREE help with how to use your tablet or smartphone. Visit generationsonline.org and click on whichever type of device you have: Android, Apply, or Amazon Fire.

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Glatfelter Memorial Library Hotspot Rental

Glatfelter Memorial Library in Spring Grove is currently loaning out hotspots so you can have internet access at home. The rental fee is $20 for a 4-week rental. 

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iPad Rental Program

Did you know you can borrow an iPad from Windy Hill for free? We have a dozen iPads that we have set aside for our members to borrow so you can attend our virtual programs and to help keep you connected! If you're interested in borrowing an iPad, please contact Jenna by phone or by email using the button below.

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Senior Planet

Offers help with various technology topics through free courses and presentations. 

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Tech Boomers

Offers 100+ Free courses, technology basics, useful websites, etc.

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TechOwl

Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Library FREE lending program for seniors and people who have disabilities who live in Pennsylvania. You can borrow an iPad, a computer, and more. Try new technology for four weeks. They also have a FREE low vision/amplified phone for individuals with vision and/or hearing loss as detailed below

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Tech Owl

Free Lending Program Info

Free Special Phone Program

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Alzheimer & Dementia Resources

Alzheimer's Association

The Greater PA Chapter provides support, education, training, and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer's Foundation of America

The mission of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is to provide support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias nationwide, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.

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Alzheimers.gov

Provides free information about Alzheimer's disease compiled by the US Department of Health & Human Services including treatment options, Medicare coverage, and referrals to local community resources.

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Community Resource Finder

Get easy access to resources, community programs and services.

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National Institute on Aging

Gives up-to-date health information, resources, research and funding on Alzheimer's and Dementia. ADEAR program - Alzheimer's & related Dementias Education & Referral Center.

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Veteran's Resources

Pension Poaching

This resource will go into details about VA pension programs and how to protect yourself from scammers.

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