Aging In Place
Service Payments for Elderly & Disabled (SPED)
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This program gives you health care and support services so that you can stay in your own home and live independently. 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 so that you can stay at home.
  • Homemaking: This includes services such as housework, laundry, shopping and running errands.
  • Personal Care: A service professional will help you with your daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Adult Family Care: If you have a caretaker that you live with, the caretaker may get cash benefits to help you with your daily living needs.
  • Respite Care: These are programs and services provided to your caregivers to give them a break.
  • Environmental Modifications: To a limited extent the program can arrange to have safety rails, ramps and other features to help you move freely in your home.
  • Chore Service: You may receive help with snow removal, yard work and heavy cleaning.
  • Personal Emergency Response System: This service provides you with help in the case of an emergency. For example, if you have fallen and cannot get up or you need other medical, fire or police help.

Frequently Asked Questions

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