The AAA’s Care Coordination Program provides client assessments for persons age 60 years or older and, when appropriate, helps them access and coordinate local resources to support independent living. The Care Coordination Program may provide assistance with the arrangement of in-home services such as: personal care, emergency response units, respite care and senior companions for frail older persons in order to help them maintain their daily independence.
Priority is given to those who:
• Are in greatest economic/social need, particularly low income, minority seniors
• Have recently suffered a major illness or health care crisis, or have recently been hospitalized and need additional attention during the recuperation period;
• Are moderately to severely impaired in activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living;
• Have insufficient caregiver support;
Direct services include:
• Minor residential repair for eligible clients when a health or safety issue is identified.
• Minor health maintenance equipment not provided through Medicare or Medicaid.
• Limited homemaker assistance as determined by assessment.
• Limited personal assistance as determined by assessment.