Senior Resources

The following are local services and programs for seniors. Just click on the organization's name to go to their website. You can also find additional information outside the Library in the Senior Information Center or print a PDF file using the link under "Documents" at the bottom of this page. 

Health & Home Care Services

County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA)
Information, referrals on in home and long term care,community services, and civic engagement opportunities.

(610-490-1300)

Senior Community Services (SCS)
Various services to provide independent and meaningful living for older adults. (610-237-8100)

Surrey Services
Membership organization offering a range of services under three categories: home care, care management,

and assistance and support. (610-647-6404)

Transportation

Community Transit
Reduced cost Shared-Ride Program for seniors. (610-490-3960)

Senior Community Services (SCS)
Low-cost rides through SCS Aging-at-Home Program. (484-534-2201)

SEPTA
Seniors are eligible for reduced or free transportation on regional rail, buses, and trolley services. (215-580-7800)

GoGoGrandparent
Provides seniors with the ability to use Lyft and Uber without having a smartphone. (1-855-464-6872)

Events & Activities

Swarthmore Public Library/
Delaware County Libraries
Lectures, book groups, and more throughout Delaware County’s 26 libraries. Swarthmore Public Library (610-543-3171); Delaware County Libraries (610-891-8622)

Swarthmore Recreation Association
Inter-generational activities all year long. (610-715-0647)

Wallingford-Swarthmore Community Classes
Low-cost adult education classes. (610-566-5786)

Swarthmore College and the Scott Arboretum 
Lectures, garden tours, and many other events. Swarthmore College (610-328-8000); Scott Arboretum (610-328-8025)  

Swarthmore Senior Citizens Association 
Weekly get-togethers at the Gathering Place and activities daily at the Dew Drop Inn. 

Schoolhouse Senior Center  
Nearby center in Folsom offers a myriad of classes and frequent trips. (610-237-8100)

Surrey Services
Membership-based center located in nearby Media has a wide variety of classes, events, and trips. (610-566-0505)

Community Arts Center 
Year-long classes and workshops in the visual arts. (610-566-1713)

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