Other Resources

 

Other Resources (not just for seniors! There's some good stuff here; take a look!):

  • Bucks County Transport
  • Area Senior Centers: Bucks County Senior Centers, Montgomery County Senior Centers
  • Bucks County Consumer Protection
  • Senior Home Safety & Security - Alarms.org is the official site of the National Council for Home Safety and Security. On Alarms.org, consumers will find important research, articles, reports, and everything else they need to know about home security and safety. A member directory is forthcoming.

    The National Council for Home Safety and Security is a national trade association comprised of licensed alarm installers, contractors, and other relevant trade groups across the United States. Our stated goal is to further industry education and public knowledge about home safety and security.

  • Consumer Protection for Seniors
  • Online Newspapers- read about news around the country, around the world, or just in your hometown.
  • Local newspapers, radio, and TV.  If we located a website, the link is provided.  Many stations allow you to listen online (stream) for free, and offer lots of other information about their station.
    • Bucks County Courier Times- Levittown  215-949-4151
    • Bucks County Tribune- Feasterville  215-675-6600
    • Bucks-Mont Courier- Harleysville 215-721-9100
    • The Intelligencer - Doylestown  215-345-3000
    • The Morning Call- Allentown  215-820-6646
    • New Hope Gazette- New Hope  215-968-2244
    • Penny Power- Coopersburg  610-282-4808
    • Perkasie News-Herald- Perkasie 215-257-6839
    • Souderton Independent- Souderton  215-723-4801
    • Upper Perk Shopper's Guide- Red Hill  215-679-4133
    • KYW- AM -1060 (news radio)
    • WFIL- 560 AM -Philadelphia (Philadelphia's Christian Radio)
    • WFLN- 95.7 FM -Philadelphia (Classical Music)
    • WNPV- 1440 AM -Lansdale
    • Word FM- 88.9 FM -Sellersville (Positive and Uplifting)
    • WXPN- 88.5 FM -Philadelphia (University of Pennsylvania)
    • WFMZ-TV Allentown - Channel 69
    • WPSG- Philly 57 -The CW (Talk Radio)
    • WHYY- Philadelphia (PBS)
    • WPHL- PHL17- WB (Home of the Phillies)
    • Don't find your favorite radio station on our list? Not from this area and want to listen to a station from "back home"? Not a problem! Go to Radio Locator and search by state, city, ZIP code or call letters to find links to 13,000 station websites and 7,100 live Internet audio streams.
  • Bucks County Alive (includes local businesses, restaurants, events, and activities for all, as well as local, state, and federal resources for seniors)
  • A Woman's Place- assistance and support services for victims of domestic abuse and violence and their children- 800-220-8116 (Hotline)
  • Bucks County Board of Assessment
  • Bucks County Tax Collectors
  • Bucks County Opportunity Council
  • United Way of Bucks County
  • VITA Education Services
  • Retirement Communities
        The Community at Rockhill - 215-257-2751
        Bucks County Retirement Communities (to search Bucks County and surrounding areas)
  • Coupons and discount Programs for Seniors
    • Printable coupons from Bucks County Alive
    • Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) offers a bridge fare of $2.50 (50% off) for Senior drivers 65+
    • PENNDOT offers a discounted ($10) vehicle registration fee for Seniors 65+ (see the bottom of page 1 or 2
    • Amtrak has several discounts for Seniors (62+) including: 15% discount on the lowest available fare on most trains, 50% off midweek on the Capitol Corridor, and 50% off on the Downeaster
    • On SEPTA Seniors, age 65 years or older, ride free at all times on bus, trackless trolley, subway, and trolley service -- you will need to show your PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card or Medicare card.

 
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