Information on available services, links individuals to the services and provides adequate follow-up procedures.
Contracts with Nebraska Legal Aid to provide legal assistance and legal outreach
Advocates for the rights of residents of long term care facilities through empowerment, problem-solving, and conflict resolution.
Caregiver support group.
Assists Nebraskans who are 60 years and over or have a disability and/or their representatives in accessing services and supports to allow the person to live as independently as possible in the setting of their choice. ADRC staff are available by phone or in person to assist in accessing resources based on the person’s needs and preferences. This ...
Provides a variety of services and supports for persons 60 years of age and older. The mission is to keep older adults as independent as possible.
Assists older adults in identifying unmet needs and utilize serves to assure the least restrictive level of care. Care Management provides a comprehensive assessment. From the assessment, a care plan is developed and services are coordinated and implemented. The care plan is then monitored and evaluated to ensure appropriate services are provided....
Family caregiver support for those caring for an aging adult or grandparents caring for a minor child. Provides information, assistance, training, support group, respite care, and supplemental services.
Congregate meals are provided to qualified individuals. The meal must meet 1/3 of the daily recommended dietary needs of adults 60 and over, including the requirements of the Older Americans Act and state and local laws.
Emergency response system may be available for persons who can benefit from the security of the system.
In-home services, including grocery shopping, cleaning, laundry, transportation, respite, lawn care, snow removal, and personal care.
Home delivered meals are provided to frail, homebound by reason of illness, disability or isolation. The meals must meet 1/3 of the daily recommended dietary needs of adults 60 years and over and the requirements of the Older Americans Act and state and local laws.
Waiver allows Medicaid dollars to be used for specific services for those with long term care needs. Must be Medicaid eligible, with needs which would require nursing facility care and can by safely served at home at a cost not more than nursing facility care. Services may include housekeeping, grocery shopping, respite, transportation, lifeline, a...
Activities related to the prevention and mitigation of the effects of chronic disease. Services include health clinic, health education, group exercise, physical fitness, etc.
Provides a nursing facility pre-admission screening to ensure Medicaid applicants in need of nursing facility care receive information on alternative choices appropriate to their level of care and assistance in finding and setting up the services needed.
Provides free, unbiased Medicare counseling and education to Nebraskans. Services may include: Medicare eligibility and benefits, Medicare Fraud Awareness, quick quotes on supplemental insurance, prescription drug plans, Medicare Advantage plans, and other coverage.
Supportive services for senior citizens.