SENIOR RESOURCES

For Home & Community Based Services

HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES


The Eldercare Locator can help you find which home and community-based services are available where you live.
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Local programs and services may include some or any of the these:


  1. Adult Day Care

A protective setting offered for those who cannot be left alone due to health care and social needs.


  1. Aging and Disability Resource Centers

A community-based resource where older adults and persons with disabilities can get information, counseling and streamlined access to long-term support options.


  1. Caregiver Programs

Support for caregivers of older adults and some services for grandparents raising grandchildren.


  1. Case Management

Assistance for families in assessing the needs of older adults and making arrangements for services to help them remain independent.


  1. Elder Abuse Prevention Programs

Investigation into allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation, and interventions in substantiated cases.


  1. Emergency Response Systems – 

In-home 24-hour electronic alarm systems which enable homebound persons to summon emergency help.


  1. Employment Services

Opportunities for older adults to explore employment options. 


  1. Financial Assistance

Counseling on financial management, prescription drugs’ programs, Social Security benefits, food stamps, energy assistance, and more.


  1. Home Health Services

Help with activities such as skilled nursing visits, medication management, light housekeeping, and assistance with meal preparation.


  1. Home Repair

Programs that help keep housing in good repair, such as roofing, plumbing and insulation, in order to avoid major problems.


  1. Home Modification

Renovations to increase the ease of use, safety, security, and independence in the home.


  1. Information and Referral/Assistance Information Services Specialists provide assistance and linkage to available services and resources.


  1. Legal Assistance

Advice and representation for certain legal matters such as government program benefits, tenant rights, and consumer problems.


  1. Nutrition Services

Home-delivered meals (Meals on Wheels) for the homebound and congregate meals in a senior center or other site where older adults can enjoy a meal and socialize with others.


  1. Personal Care

Assistance for individuals who need help with bathing, dressing, walking, eating, running errands, and housekeeping.


  1. Respite Care

A break for caregivers who provide ongoing supervision and care of a

person with a functional impairment. 


  1. Senior Housing Options

Assisted living, retirement communities, nursing facilities, government assisted housing, and shared housing.


  1. Senior Center Programs A variety of recreational and educational programs for older adults.


  1. Telephone Reassurance

Regular contact and safety checks to homebound seniors an disabled persons by trained volunteers.


  1. Transportation

Services for older adults or persons with disabilities who lack private transportation or who are unable to utilize public transportation. 


  1. Volunteer Services

Opportunities to provide telephone reassurance, friendly visits, insurance counseling, and more.
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THE ELDERCARE LOCATOR

From The U.S. Government


The Eldercare Locator, an online resource program offered by the U.S. Government, is a directory of many home and community- based services for Seniors in your area.

 

It’s a good place to start when you are looking for local Senior information, programs or help for yourself or someone you love.


The Eldercare Locator               Telephone:    1-800-677-1116

The Eldercare Locator               Website:        www.eldercare.gov

The Eldercare Locator provides information and easy access to home and community-based services for Seniors, their families and other caregivers.

Check with the Eldercare Locator to find out which services are available for Seniors in your area.

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GOVERNMENT RESOURCES FOR SENIORS

Programs For Seniors, Families And Caregivers

Senior Information Sites From The U.S. Government

Senior Topic Links From U.S. Government Websites

National & State Government Agency Locator


STATE GOVERNMENT RESOURCE WEBSITES

State Government Websites

Departments Of Health By State


HEALTH INFORMATION

Health And Wellness Resources From The U.S. Government

Government Resources For Senior Housing And Healthcare

Senior Information Sites From The U.S. Government


HEALTHY AGING

Healthy Aging Resources

Senior Topic Links From U.S. Government Websites


HEALTHY LIVING

Health And Wellness Resources


SENIOR NUTRITION

Health And Wellness Resources From The U.S. Government

The Food Pyramid For Seniors

Understanding Nutrition Labels

The Mediterranean Diet

The Vegetarian Diet

Glycemic Index For Foods


SENIOR LIFESTYLES

LGBT Information Resources From the Administration on Aging

LGBT Aging Project

LGBT Resources


SENIOR CARE

Seniors Services Cost Estimates & Who Pays


SENIOR FITNESS

Fitness Resources From The CDC 


SENIOR HOUSING

Government Resources For Senior Housing And Healthcare

Senior Resources For Home And Community Based Services

Nursing Home Residents’ Rights

State Licensing Agencies For Assisted Living Communities, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Long Term Care Facilities


SENIOR CAREGIVERS & CAREGIVING

Senior Resources For Home And Community Based Services

Programs & Services For Seniors, Families And Caregivers

FMLA  The Family And Medical Leave Act

Government Resources For Caregivers

Caregiving Resources From The Government & Non-Profits

Advocate For Caregiving Legislation

National Elder Care Organizations


LEGAL & ESTATE PLANNING

Free Legal Guides From The ABA (American Bar Association)

Legal Resources For Seniors

Directory Of State And Local Bar Associations


FINANCIAL PLANNING

Financial Planning Glossary


LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

Directory Of State Insurance Commissioners


MEDICARE AND MEDICAID

Medicare & Medicaid Resources

Medicare & Medicaid Quick Links

State Medicaid Website Links

Senior Medical Information From MedLine Plus


SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security & You

Social Security Questions and Answers


SENIOR MEDICAL INFORMATION

Senior Medical Information Links

Check Your Disease Risk Factors

Diabetes

Obesity


SENIOR SAFETY AND SECURITY

Consumer Information From The FTC

Personal Safety & Security Videos

Resources For Reporting Fraud

State Regulatory Agencies For Stocks and Securities

Directory of State Consumer Protection Services

Elder Abuse Assistance Directory


SENIORS, DRIVING & SAFETY

Senior Driving Resources

State Drivers License Renewal Information

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