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Mercy Center hosts aging and disability program

March 26, 2013

Mercy Center Skilled Nursing and Personal Care recently hosted an Aging and Disability Resource Program. ADRC and Luzerne/Wyoming Counties Link, a collaborative effort of Agency on Aging and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is designed to streamline access to long-term care. Link can assist in the evaluation of services to retain independence, provide necessary contacts with organizations that provide needed services and assist with applications. At the program, from left: Dawn Edwards, coordinator, Luzerne-Wyoming Link; David Drezner, state program manager, Link, Office of Aging and Disability Resources; Valorie Hinkle, northeast region coordinator, Link, Office of Aging and Disability Resources; Denise Corcoran, executive director, Anthracite Region Center for Independent Living; Sharon Quinn, director, Independent Living Services, Northeast Pennsylvania Center for Independent Living; and Mark Williams, marketing director, Mercy Center Skilled Nursing and Personal Care.