This service enables persons to travel to and from community agencies or establishments to obtain needed services or goods.

Congregate Meals

Hot, nutritionally balanced meals are served in a congregate setting to eligible persons five days a week. This program reaches far beyond well-balanced meals. They find fellowship and friendship, sharing memories and hopes with people like themselves.

Elder Rights Protection Activities

This program deals with Elder Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, Ombudsmen, Outreach, Counseling, and Assistance.

Home-Delivered Meals

A home-delivered meal is a nutritionally balanced meal delivered to the home of a person unable to leave his/her home without assistance. Persons who are homebound and receiving case management are given first priority for home-delivered meals.

Homemaker Services

Homemaker services assist functionally impaired older persons with personal and home care when the individual normally responsible is unable to assist or is temporarily absent. A trained homemaker provides basic house cleaning, essential shopping, food planning, and preparation.

Information, Referral, and Assistance

Information, referral, and assistance services provide current facts about resources in the community and connect individuals with the most appropriate agency to obtain needed help. The service is coordinated with a variety of public and private organizations in the community.

A logo for home delivered meals.

Legal Services

Legal Services are those which assist clients to become aware of and protect their civil and legal rights. This is accomplished through the service of attorneys or legal paraprofessionals.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Ombudsman services are those that relate to the well-being of institutionalized elderly persons. Services include investigation and resolution of complaints, advocacy, and development of programs to ensure the quality of life for residents of long-term care facilities.

National Family Caregiver Support Program

The NFCSP (Respite Care) provides temporary relief time for the primary caregiver (spouse, child, relatives) of an ill, infirmed, functionally impaired older individual or dementia patient that requires constant in-home care.

Senior Community Service Employment

Useful part-time opportunities in community service employment are provided, fostered, and promoted for low-income persons aged 55 or older. Designed to assist and promote the transition of enrollees to private or other unsubsidized employment to the extent feasible.