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Help in Your Home

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.

Community-Based Care - Seniors

Information about Oregon's community-based care facilities, including Adult Day Care Services, Adult Foster Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Residential Care Facilities, and Nursing Facilities.

Choosing a Long-Term Care Facility

Information about types of facilities and how to choose one that is appropriate for your needs.

Find and Compare Nursing Homes

Find and compare Medicaid and Medicare-certified nursing homes, and learn about alternatives. Includes a guide to choosing a nursing home, information on payment, patient rights, and a nursing home checklist.

Oregon Aging & People with Disabilities Services - Local Offices

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.

Eldercare Locator

The Eldercare Locator assists in finding local agencies in every U.S. community that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services.

Programs and Services for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities - Oregon DHS

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.

Oregon Veterans

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs provides free benefits counseling and claims service to veterans, survivors, and dependents on all veterans' benefits. The agency also provides home loans at lower rates to veterans who qualify.

Choosing a Long-Term Care Facility

Information about types of facilities and how to choose one that is appropriate for your needs.

Spousal Impoverishment Law

If your spouse needs care in a facility, this law allows your spouse to be eligible for Medicaid benefits and lets you protect some of your income and resources.

Legal Issues for Older Adults

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.

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