Health Care & Medication
Senior Care Program
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This program gives you health care and support services that help you continue living in your own home instead of moving to a nursing home. The 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 continue living at home.
  • Homemaking: This includes homemaking services, such as housework, laundry, shopping, and running errands.
  • Personal care: A service professional will help you with your daily personal care activities, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • 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 medical, fire, or police help.

How do I apply?

To find out how to apply, please contact your local Area Agency on Aging.

Frequently Asked Questions

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