Aging In Place
Home and Community Based Waiver Services: Community Long Term Care
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This program gives you health care and support services 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.

How do I apply?

To apply for this program, you can print and fill out the application form and mail it to your local office. You can also apply by using the online application. In addition, if you prefer, you can also contact the state’s Central Intake Unit to make a referral toll-free at: (855) 278-1637. For additional questions about the program, please contact your local office.

Frequently Asked Questions

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

BenefitsCheckUp can help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key benefits programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) - Extra Help, among others. 

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