ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth is a nonprofit organization begun in 1976 by representatives of community, religious and governmental groups. ElderNet serves adults of all ages, and especially frail older or younger disabled persons with low or moderate income who live in lower Merion or Narberth.
ElderNet helps older neighbors remain independent and provides a variety of free, practical services so they have access to health care and an improved quality of life. ElderNet also gives information to older people who need special kinds of help, such as housing, nursing care, or emergency assistance.
ElderNet is staffed by professional social workers and trained volunteers. ElderNet receives funds from community residents, from Montgomery County Office on Aging, Lower Merion Township, the Borough of Narberth, foundations, and, businesses, churches, synagogues and other groups.
ElderNet's mission is to enable frail elderly and disabled clients in Lower Merion and Narberth to live in dignity and safety in their own homes for as long as possible.
ElderNet provides dependable volunteer services that improve access to medical care, ease isolation, and offer practical help with shopping, paperwork, and home repairs.
When older or disabled adults can no longer live safely at home, ElderNet provides information on alternative living facilities.
ElderNet also advocates for increased quality services to elderly and disabled individuals.