In-Home Community Services assists seniors and adults with disabilities to live in their own homes and communities with dignity and independence. Various funding sources have differing eligibility requirements. Some programs are based on age and income, others have are-only eligibility requirements.
Chore Services – Service that may include minor home repairs, yard work, and general home maintenance.
Counseling and Financial Assistance – Guidance and help in sorting through medical papers, and assistance in budgeting and paying bills.
Emergency Response Systems – Installation services, and electronic device service that allows individuals to contact a response center in the case of an emergency, such as a fall.
Home Delivered Meals - Provides seniors with nutritionally sound hot meals delivered directly to their home.
Home Health Services – Care Management services by a social worker/nurse team. Services may include private duty nursing, targeted case management, and/or medication management services.
Homemaker Services – Assistance with tasks essential to maintaining a household, such as food shopping and housekeeping.
One-time Serives, Supplies, or Equipment – such as home modification, liquid nutrition, and items of miscellaneous supplies and equipment.
Personal Care Services – Assistance with bathing, feeding, walking, and other daily activities
Respite Care – Respite for caregivers from their care giving responsibilities for a short period of time.
Area Agencies on Aging are a nationwide network of nonprofit organizations designated through the Older Americans Act to be one-stop shops with information about programs, services and housing options. AAAs work hand-in-hand with a statewide network of 800 service providers, including councils on aging, senior centers, home health agencies, and the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging.