Aging In Place
Assisted Living for the Elderly (ALE) Medicaid Waiver
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This program gives you health care and support services in an assisted living facility to 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Meals: You will receive three meals a day at the assisted living facility.
  • Medication Management: You will get help with taking your pills.

How do I apply?

To apply, complete the online application or contact your local Area Agency on Aging.

Frequently Asked Questions

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