Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging

Colin Holmes, Director

As the local representatives of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the AAA implements various programs for older adults and the caregivers throughout Lackawanna County.

The AAA reflects a simple philosophy: to act as advocates for the aging and to serve, protect, enable and empower older adults and persons with disabilities through the provision and continuous improvement of home and community based services.

Find the Best Combination of Prescription Savings for You

People with Medicare – especially those with lower incomes – can find out online how to reduce their prescription costs. The non-profit Access to Benefits Coalition helps seniors or younger persons with disabilities who qualify find ways to save money on their medications. This online service is fast, free and confidential. Click Here to begin saving.


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LIFE Geisinger 

LIFE Geisinger provides additional independence for older individuals and their caregivers.


Act 169 of 1996
2014 Eligibility & Proxy Form
2014 Senior Center Distribution Schedule
FBI Background Check Transmittal Form
Mandatory Elderly Abuse Form
Electronic Fingerprinting
PACE Application
PACE En Espanol

Administrative Contacts

Colin Holmes, Director
Phone: 570-963-6740 | Fax: 570-963-6401


Area Agency on Aging
200 Adams Avenue, 3rd Floor
Scranton, PA 18503