Aging In Place

Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)

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This program provides you with health care and support services, so you can continue living at home and avoid having to move into a nursing home. This program can help you take care of your daily needs by providing the following services:

  • Case management: A social service professional will work with you and your family to decide which services you will need in order to stay at home.
  • Personal care: A service professional will help you with your daily personal care activities, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Homemaking/chores: This includes various homemaking services, such as housework, laundry, shopping, and running errands.
  • Meals: This provides you with home-delivered meals and helps you prepare meals at home.
  • Adult day programs: You can take part in social activities that occur outside of your home. Adult day programs may also include health care services.
  • Respite care: These are programs and services provided to your caregivers to give them breaks.
  • Personal emergency response system: This service provides you with help in the case of an emergency, such as if you have fallen and cannot get up or if you need other medical, fire, or police help.
  • Housing assistance: This service includes changes to your current home to make it more accessible and emergency assistance, such as restoring utilities.
  • Social services: This includes friendly visiting, counseling, and money management.

How do I apply?

To find out how to apply for this program, contact your local Area Agency on Aging.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get help from this program?

Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

Green Path

Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

BenefitsCheckUp can help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key benefits programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) - Extra Help, among others.