Elder Care Resources
Listed below are additional resources for our visitors.
Inclusion does not imply endorsement of an agency or its services, nor should exclusion be construed to constitute disapproval.
Elder Abuse & Neglect
Refertal agents are mandatory reporters. Know the signs of abuse and neglect. Know how and when to report. State of Oregon – Warning Signs and Definitions of Abuse for Vulnerable Older Adults
What if you get dementia in the future? Planning is one of the most important things you can do is tell people who would be taking care of you what you would want for medical care if you were to develop worsening dementia. Learn more about the specifics of planning. Download PDF
2018 New Medicaid Eligibility Rules
Qualifying for Medicaid is based on 2 things; low income and high care needs. The eligibility criteria have changed. To qualify for Medicaid, an elder must demonstrate higher care needs than previously. Download PDF or go here: http://www.dhs.state.or.us/policy/spd/rules/411_015.pdf
How to Apply for Oregon Medicaid
Online resource and help with application – Click Here
Veteran's Benefits for Seniors
Homebound and Long-Term Care Benefit: Are you or an elder loved one eligible for Veteran Benefits that help with costs of long-term care? Learn more about how to qualify. Download PDF
Geriatric Care Managers
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers– http://memberfinder.caremanager.org/
*Find a Geriatric Care Manager in your area.
Referral Agencies Outside of Oregon
Placement and Referral Agencies outside of Oregon
Arizona- Professional Association of Senior Referral Specialists- http://pasars.us/
Medical Alert Systems
Personal Emergency Response System Resources - Consumer Affairs: Guide to Medical Alert Systems