Veterans Directed Care provides veterans the opportunity to receive the personal care services they need in a self-directed way. The program is for veterans who feel isolated, need help with activities of daily living, or have overburdened caregivers.
Clients interested in implementing health-related life changes, specifically those with chronic conditions or feelings of unhappiness, can participate in our one-on-one coaching offerings.
Healthy Aging Programs empower older adults to lead healthier lives through increased movement and balance focused classes, such as Tai Chi, as well as classes related to managing chronic diseases, like diabetes.
Caregiver Training and Support focuses on stress reduction and avoiding caregiver burnout. Caregiver coaches provide, knowledge, resources, and assistance to support caregivers in individual settings or in group settings.
The SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program provides health insurance information and free, unbiased, and confidential counseling assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers.
The Abuse in Later Life Program is designed to increase awareness of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. We provide resources, information, and training for those who work with older adults, as well as, assistance for older adults impacted by abuse.
Trained Elder Options staff provide counseling and screenings for a variety of in-home assistance/support or community programs, like assisted living facilities for eligible seniors, adults with disabilities, and caregivers through Medicaid. We are the state’s point of entry for long-term care programs.
The Elder Helpline (1-800-262-2243) is a toll-free service that connects older adults, adults with disabilities, their caregivers and family members to support in our community. Our staff is equipped to connect you to sources of information, referrals, choices and assistance in accessing services.