Senior Wellness

Mount Nittany Health is committed to providing helpful resources for the unique social and healthcare needs of our community's senior population, as well as for the individuals who care for them.

Please check our events calendar for upcoming classes and groups related to senior wellness. We also invite you to contact our Case Management Department by calling 814.234.6153 for help finding the care you need.

Insurance Coverage

Seniors often face unique challenges when it comes to paying for medical care. In addition to Medicare and Medicaid considerations, there are resources in our area specifically designed to help senior patients get the health insurance benefits they need.

Read more about Medicare, Medicaid and insurance coverage

Housing & Care

Seniors often need to consider assistance or special housing accomodations to live more comfortably. Assessing your needs and researching your options are important parts of this process, and Mount Nittany Health is here to help.

Learn more about senior housing and care

Community Support & Resources

The State College community as well as organizations throughout Central Pennsylvania provide a wealth of resources to keep seniors connected to the care and socialization they need.

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Wellness Library

News Article

Caring For Multiple Generations of Family Members Has Created A New "Sandwich Generation"

We are all fortunate to be living in a time when medical marvels occur every day. These marvels can save our youngest children and also our oldest adults. People are surviving strokes, heart attack and disease in record numbers. And while this is most often a blessing, it has created a large new group in our society that is responsible for caring for multiple generations of family members at the same time. This group is often referred to as “The Sandwich Generation.” There are three general “sandwiches” on the menu of caregivers who are part of “The Sandwich Generation,” according to an article in Stroke Connection Magazine. Those groups can be characterized as: The Traditional Sandwich: These caregivers are sandwiched between aging pare...

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