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Empowering Dignity and Care: Elevate Lives with Guardianship

In the tapestry of life, every individual’s story deserves to be told with compassion and respect. Since 1993, Serving Seniors, Inc. Guardianship has championed the rights, well-being, and dignity of those who need it most. 

At the crossroads of compassion and responsibility, our guardianship services offer unwavering care. We understand that life’s challenges can sometimes render us vulnerable, and that’s why we’re here – to ensure that every step forward is taken with respect, protection, and purpose.

Why Choose Serving Seniors Inc. Guardianship?
🛡️ Personalized Advocacy: We see beyond incapacity, tailoring our approach to the unique needs and wishes of each individual. Our guardians become advocates, ensuring that every decision aligns with their best interests.

🌿 Nurturing Independence: Guardianship isn’t about control; it’s about fostering autonomy within a supportive framework. We strive to empower individuals to retain their sense of self while receiving the care they require.

🤲 Compassionate Expertise: Our experienced team of legal and caregiving professionals understand the delicate balance of compassion and responsibility. With their guidance, clients navigate the new complexities of life with confidence.

📜 Ethical Commitment: We approach guardianship as a sacred trust. Our ethical principles dictate that every action taken is in line with the principles of transparency, honesty, and empathy.

🌐 Holistic Well-being: Beyond legal and financial considerations, we prioritize the holistic well-being of those under our guardianship. Physical, emotional, and social needs are at the forefront of our care approach.

Join the Journey of Compassion!
Our guardianship program  isn’t just a service – it’s an embodiment of compassion and care. It’s a lifeline for individuals whose voices deserve to be heard, no matter the circumstances.

By choosing our guardianship services, you’re not only taking a step towards safeguarding their future; you’re embracing their present with the respect and honor they deserve. Become a part of a movement that transforms lives and empowers individuals to flourish despite life’s challenges.

Elevate lives through compassionate guardianship. Because when you choose us, you choose to be a source of light, guidance, and unwavering support.

Who is Eligible for Guardian of Person and/or Estate Services?

Pennsylvania State residents eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Who can make a referral for Guardianship Services?

Referrals may be made by individuals within the community, hospitals, long term living facilities, physicians, attorneys, the Court, financial institutions and the social service agencies.

Serving Seniors, Inc. provides the following services as both private and court-appointed Guardian of Person and/or Guardian of Estate:

  • Confidentiality
  • Advocacy for appropriate medical/social services
  • Functional Assessments
  • Securing Appropriate housing/long term living placement
  • Visitation and personal support services
  • Case Management
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Consents for medical treatment
  • 24 hour availability, 7 days a week
  • Consults with medical professionals
  • Attendance at care plan conferences as well as individual support plan meeting
  • Provide competent management of the estate
  • Supervise all income and disbursements of the client’s estate
  • Shall apply the Prudent Person Rule and the Prudent Investor Rule when managing the estate
  • Manage the estate only for the benefit of the client
  • Maintain accurate records of all transactions
  • Completion of Guardianship reports as mandated by the Court and PA Guardianship Law
  • Educational Programs made available to Professionals, community groups, staff and residents of long term living facilities and social service agencies


The Private Guardianship of Person and Estate Program of Serving Seniors, Inc. is funded through a fee for service. Serving Seniors Inc. also receives funds from the Moses Taylor Foundation and the Lackawanna County Commissioners through the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging.



Guardianship Services

Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike & Wayne Counties

Tel: (570) 344-3931 ext. 3