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Senior Citizen

Resource Guide for Littlestown Area

Information taken from Senior Citizen Resource Guide for the 91st District of Adams and Franklin Counties, put out by State Representative Stephen R. Maitlain- Only information pertinent to Littlestown Area and Adams County was extracted. Publication dated April 2004.
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Table of Contents:
Adult Day Care, Aging, Crime, Employment/Volunteer,
Government, Health Care, Home Care Services, Hospice, Housing, Legal Assistance,
Medical Equipment, Nursing Homes/Retirement Communities, Personal Care, Recreation, Senior Centers,
Senior Citizen Clubs and Groups, Senior Discounts, Social Security, Social Services, Transportation, Veterans

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Senior Discounts

Auto Insurance Discounts
Pennsylvania has a mandated discount on auto insurance for older drivers who complete a mature driver improvement course. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and American Automobile Association (AAA) conduct two courses approved for this program. Persons 55 years of age and over are eligible for the discount.


American Association of Retired Persons
55 ALIVE/Mature Driving
225 Market Street, Suite 502
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 238-2277

American Automobile Association
1275 York Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 334-1155

Bureau of Driver Licensing
P.O. Box 68682
Harrisburg, PA 17106-8682
(717) 391-6190

Dog Licenses
Reduce fees for senior citizens are available. Contact the Adams County Treasurer's office in Gettysburg. 337-9833 This program is through the Department of Agriculture. Fees are half price. $6, or $4 for dogs that are spayed or neutered.

Hunting, Furtaking, and Fishing Licenses
Residents 65 years of age or older may obtain a hunting license fo $13.00, a lifetime hunting license for $51. a fishing license for $11.00, and a lifetime fishing license for $51. Proof of age and residency are required. Licenses area available at local hardware, sporting goods stores and the Adams County Treasrer's office.

PACE and PACENET help make prescription drugs more affordable by offering reasonable co-pays to low-income senior citizens.

PACE participants pay just $6 per generic perscription and $9 for brand-name perscriptions, while those who qualify for the PACENET program pay $8 for generic drug perscriptions and $15 for brand name drugs.

Annual income limits for PACE are $14,500 for individuals and $17,000 for married couples; Income limits for PACENET are $23,500 for individuals and $31,500 for married couples. PACENET participants must also meet a $40 monthly deductible. Applications are available at Rep Stephen Maitland's office.

If you are already enrolled in either PACE or PACENET, the PA Department of Aging has advised that you should carefully review any infomation about your Medicare benefits that you may receive in the mail. If you have concerns or questions regarding Medicare benefits in relation to your PACE/PACENET benefits, call the PACE Program at 1-800-225-7223. Your PACE/PACENET benefits will continue and remain unchanged while the changes to the Medicare prpgram occur over the bext several months. As A PACE or PACENET enrolle, you will continue to receive the perscription medications that you need. Also, as long as you are enrolled in PACE/PACENET, you will not be subject to any premium penalties if you do not enroll and select a Medicare Part D drug plan by May 15, 2006.

Reduced-Fee Dental Care
Reduced-fee dental care is available through the Senior Dental Care Program offered by the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA). More than 1,000 dentist across the state participate in the program. Reduce-fee dental care is available to Pennsylvanians age 65 and over who meet the following income guidelines: $14,500 for individuals and $17,700 for married couples. Also the patient may not be reciving any other dental assistance. For more information, call RepMaitland's office or visit PDA online at www.padental.org .

Property Tax/Rent Rebate
The Property Tax/Rent Rebate program provides eligible seniors with rebates of up to $500 on their annual rent or property tax bills from 2005. Pennsylvania residents age 65 and older, windows or widowers age 50 and older or people with permanent disabilities qualify for the program if their annual household income does not exceed $15,00 annually. (Exclude 50 percent of Social Security and railroad retirement when calculating annual income.) Applications can be abtained from Rep Maitlands's office.

Tax Forgivness
Senoirs who meet certain income guidelines may qualify for up to 100 percent forgivness of state income taxes. When When determinig eligibility income, do not include Social Securit, unemployment or pension payments, in 2005 tax tear, a senior couple earning up to $13,000 paid no state income tax, while a couple earing $15,250 was eligible foe 10 percent forgiveness of state taxes. Call Rep. Maitland's office ofr more information or visit the State Department of Revenue online at www.revenue.state.pa.us .

Reduced Car Registration
Reduced-fee car registration is available at a rate of just $10 to any resident who is retired and on a fixed income that does not exceed $19,200. Forms are avaliable at Rep. Maitland's office. Keep in mind that Rep MAitland's office has a direct connection with Harrisburg and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) that cuts through the red tape and gets certain PennDOT materials processed quickly and efficiently.

His office can expedite the process of vehicle registration and the request for handicapped placards.

Recreational Opportunities
Bureau of State Parks - 1-888-727-2757
Reduced camping fees at PA state parks are available Sunday through Thursday for seniors age 65 and older. Admission and use of most state parks is also free.

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission - (717) 878-2723
Reduced admisssion fees to most Pennsylvania State Historical and Museum Commission museums, sites and properties. (Persons 60 years of age and older)

Local Businesses
Some local businesses and fast food restraunts offer senior discounts. Just ask if they do.