Aging and Disability Resource Centers, or ADRC's, provide accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with disability.
The ADRC provides information on a broad range of programs and services, helps people understand long term care options, helps people apply for programs and benefits, and serves as the access point for publicly-funded long term care. These services can be provided on site, via phone, or through a home visit, whichever is more convenient to the individual seeking help.
Services include Information and Assistance, Long Term Care Options Counseling, Access Your Benefits and Benefit Counceling (AYB) and Economic Security Project (ESP)
Information and Assistance about local services and resources for health and wellness, house and home, legal and financial and other needs.
Health and Wellness: information on programs to promote health and independence; assistance for mental and behavioral health including dementia and alcohol and drug abuse; in-home care; respite; adaptive equipment; nutrition including home delivered meals; healthy lifestyles including assitance for chronic condition management; information on disability, Medicare, Medicaid and other benefit programs
House and Home: home maintenance and safety modifications; housekeeping and chore services; senior and low income housing; assisted living and nursing homes; long term care
Legal and Financial: Abuse, neglect and financial exploitation; Legal issues including guardianship, power of attorney and client rights advocacy; financial assistance including Social Security and SSI
Other: crisis intervention; employment assistance, vocational services and volunteer work; and transportation
Economic Security Project (ESP) services assist with money management, can possibly reduce credit card debt, review mortgage payments, assist with out-of pocket health care maintenance needs, secure public assistance and explore employment options. One-on one case management services are provided to assess economic situations and help achieve financial goals.