Aging In Place

Frail Elder – Home and Community Based Services Waiver (HCBS)

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This program provides health care and support services in the home or community so that you can stay in your own home 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.
  • Meals: This provides you with home-delivered meals and helps you with preparing meals at home.
  • Adult Day Programs: You can take part in social activities that occur outside of your home. Adult Day may also include health care services.
  • Adult Family Care: If you have a caretaker that you live with, they may get a cash benefit to help you with your daily living needs.
  • Respite Care: These are programs and services provided to your caregivers to give them a break.
  • 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.
  • Adaptive Technology: You may be given equipment which will make it easier for you to care for yourself.
  • Supported Employment: You may receive help in getting a part-time job which uses your skills.

How do I apply?

To find out how to apply for the program, please contact your local Aging Services Access Point (ASAP).

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible?

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