Seniors and people with physical disabilities can receive services while living in their own homes. These services include personal assistance, nursing tasks and help with housekeeping. Home-delivered meals can also be arranged. Medicaid may be able to pay for some of these services for eligible individuals.
Links to local offices for DHS Self-Sufficiency, DHS Child Welfare, County Developmental Disability Programs, DHS Aging and People with Disabilities and Area Agency on Aging, and Vocational Rehabilitation.
Programs and services available to assist senior and people with disabilities, including: Alzheimer's Resources, For Family Caregivers, Community-Based Care, Help in Your Home, Spousal Impoverishment Law, Estate Administration Program, Elder Abuse Investigation, Elder Financial Exploitation, Financial and Medical Assistance.
Some Basic Information About Income Cap Trusts.
Does someone in your household require ongoing medical care? Are you worried your electric, natural gas or telephone service might be disconnected? If you are, you should know that Oregon's regulated utilities offer a program to allow special payment arrangements to avoid having your telephone, electric and gas service from being shut off if you fall behind on paying your bills. If you have questions about this program, call the Oregon Public Utility Commission, Consumer Section at 1-800-522-2404.
Information about Assisted Living and Residential Care Facilities in Oregon.
Medicaid coverage for long-term care for persons who are not married.
Information about Medicaid coverage for married persons for long-term care for you or your spouse.
The Legal Issues for Older Adults handbook is designed to help identify some of the matters that people may encounter as they age. The booklet may be read on line, downloaded for free, or purchased. Topics covered include benefits and medical programs, long-term care, estate planning, consumer information, protecting yourself from crime and abuse, and family relationships.