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Brandy Lose | Protective Service Supervisor |Centre County Ofice of Aging

Office of Aging provides Protective Services to the Older Adult population whom are at imminent risk of danger to person or property. An older adult in need of Protective Services must be…

  1. 60 years of age or older

  2. Reside in Pennsylvania

  3. Be incapacitated—(having one or more functional limitations)

  4. Have no responsible caretaker

  5. Be at imminent risk of death or danger to his/her person or property.

Types of abuse include: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, caregiver-neglect, self-neglect, financial exploitation, and abandonment.

The Office of Aging has the ability to accept Reports of Abuse, to investigate these reports; to assess the needs of clients at risk. The goal is to develop and coordinate the implementation of services designed to reduce or eliminate the risk of danger to the client’s person or property.

Protective Services are provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • Centre County Office of Aging - 355-6716, 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday – Friday

  • Emergency Number - 800-479-0050, after hours, weekends, holidays

  • Pennsylvania Elder Abuse Hotline /Weather - 800-490-8505, Emergency Referral


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