It is possible to live at home longer with home and community-based services and support for older adults and individuals with physical disabilities. Learn more about HCBS programs below.
- Poster : Home and Community-Based Services (2019)
- Booklet: Home and Community-Based Services: Live at Home Longer (May 2020)
- Brochure: Long-Term Services and Support Options Counseling (June 2023)
- Fact Sheet: Benefits of Community Living and Finding Long-Term Services and Support Options (June 2023)
- Brochure: Consumers of in-Home and Community-Based Services: Your Rights and Responsibilities
- Chart: Home and Community-Based Services program comparison
- Service Payments for the Elderly and Disabled (SPED) Program
- Provides services for people who are older or physically disabled and who have difficulty completing tasks that enable them to live independently at home.
- Expanded Service Payments for the Elderly and Disabled (Ex-SPED) Program
- Pays for in-home and community-based services for people who would otherwise receive care in a licensed basic care facility.
- Medicaid State Plan - Personal Care Services
- Helps people with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, transferring, toileting, preparing meals, housework and laundry so they can continue to live in their homes and communities.
- Medicaid Waiver for Home and Community-Based Services
- This waiver from the federal government allows the state to use Medicaid funds to provide services enabling eligible individuals who would otherwise require nursing home services to remain in their homes or communities.
- Older Americans Act Services
- These services, which include health maintenance, home-delivered meals, transportation, and other services, enhance the ability of older individuals to maintain their independence and to remain in their own homes and communities.
- Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
- The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) offers a full range of health care and in-home services to people age 55 and older to stay healthy and independent as long as possible.
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For more information or to apply for home and community-based services funded through the Department of Health and Human Services, contact: