Aging In Place

OPTIONS Program (Community Based Long Term Care)

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This program provides you several choices when deciding on the best home healthcare to meet your personal needs. Options may include:

  • Home Health Services: You will get a professional nurse who will assist you with your daily living and some medical needs.
  • Personal Assistance Services: This includes services such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Home Support Activities: You will get help with chores, such as laundry, shopping and running errands.
  • Overnight Shelter or Supervision: This is best to meet short-term needs, or to provide respite to your caregivers.
  • Counseling Services: You can get access to a certified counselor.
  • Domiciliary Care: You will stay at an overnight facility that will provide meal preparation, personal care and chore services such as laundry and cleaning. Your local Area Agency on Aging will conduct a personal assessment and place you in a facility that best meets your needs.

Please note: Depending on where you live, you may be placed on a waiting list before you can get services from this program. You may need to pay a fee for the services. The amount you pay will depend on your income.


How do I apply?

To find out how to apply, please contact your local office.

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.

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