Home Delivered Meals
A hot, nutritious lunch meal is provided Monday through Friday for individuals over the age of sixty (60) who are impaired in some way that makes them unable to cook for themselves; there is no one in the home to cook for them; and they are unable to attend a senior center to eat a meal. This service is commonly referred to as “Meals on Wheels.”
Housekeeping or Homemaker Services
Provides assistance with light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, and meal preparation for individuals who are over the age of sixty (60) who are impaired in some way that makes them unable to perform tasks for themselves and there is no one in the home to do those things for them.
Personal Care Services
Provides assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, and other personal needs for individuals who are over the age of sixty (60) who are impaired in some way that makes them unable to perform tasks for themselves and there is no one in the home to do those things for them.
Provides caregiver relief by offering supervision and care for an impaired person, over the age of sixty, in their home.
Personal Care Attendant Program (PCAP)
Allows individuals with a physical disability to hire an attendant of their choice to provide them with the care they need to remain in their home. In order to be eligible a person must meet the following:
- Have at least two non-functioning limbs
- Be 18 years of age
- Have the ability to hire/fire and supervise an attendant
- Meet financial eligibility requirements
- Need not less than 14 hours of attendant services weekly
- Reside in the GRADD region (Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, or Webster County)
- Be capable of preparing or ensuring preparation of payroll taxes
Family Caregiver Support Program
Assistance is provided for individuals who are caring for a person who is age 60 or older; or for a relative, age 55 or older, who is caring for a grandchild under age 18. The goal of the program is to help caregivers improve their health and well-being by providing information, training, and assistance they need.
Medicaid Waiver Program
The Medicaid waiver program provides services for those eligible for the Home and Community Based Waiver and Michelle P Waiver. Potential participants are required to meet the eligibility criteria established in Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) for Medicaid waiver services. This program allows the individual to choose who provides their non-medical waiver services.
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
GRADD’s Benefits Enrollment Center helps low-income seniors and persons with disabilities find and enroll in all the benefits programs for which they are eligible, and create coordinated, community-wide systems of benefits access.
Senior Medicare Patrol
GRADD’s Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program is seeking to recruit volunteers in Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster counties to help Medicare beneficiaries avoid, detect, and prevent health care fraud.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
GRADD’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides one-on-one assistance with Medicare, Medicaid, and other public and private insurance.
Veteran Directed Care
Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services gives Veterans of all ages the opportunity to receive the Home and Community Based Services they need in a consumer-directed way.
For more information or to make a referral to any of these programs, call the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) at (800) 928-9094.