Aging In Place

Community Based In Home Services Program (CBIHS)

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This program can help you continue living at home instead of moving to a nursing home. It provides you with health care and support services to 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 need to remain living at home.
  • Personal care: A service professional will help you with your daily personal care activities, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Chore services: This provides you with help for home-related chores, such as heavy housework or yard work.
  • Homemaker services: This includes services to help you with daily living tasks, such as housework, laundry, shopping, and meal preparation.
  • 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.
  • Adult day care: This service lets you take part in social activities that occur outside of your home. Adult day care may also include some health care services.
  • Hospice: This service provides you with assistance, so you can stay at home if you have a terminal illness.

How do I apply?

To find out how to apply for this program, please contact your local office or call the Department of Health, Aging Division, at 1-800-442-2766.

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.

Green Path

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