Service Options for Seniors

Alternative Care (AC) Program
The Alternative Care (AC) Program is for people over the age of 65, with low income and assets, who are not eligible for Medical Assistance. It provides financial assistance to seniors and or their families to help older persons remain in their home.
Elderly Waiver (EW) Program
The Elderly Waiver (EW) Program promotes community living and independence with services and supports that address each person’s individual needs and choice. The elderly waiver is for people over the age of 65, who are on Medical Assistance, and have an assessed need for supports and services that will help them avoid or delay institutional care.
Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Program
The Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Program provides services to people who need help with day-to-day activities to allow them be more independent in their own homes. A personal care assistant is trained to help with basic daily routines. A PCA may be able to help you if you have a physical, emotional, or mental disability, a chronic illness or an injury.
Home Care Services
Home Care Services provides medical and health-related services and assistance with day-to-day activities to people in their home. It can be used to provide short-term care for people moving from a hospital or nursing home back to their home, or it can also be used to provide continuing care to people with ongoing needs. Home care services may also be provided outside the person’s home when normal life activities take them away from home.