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State of Nevada
Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD)

Programs/Services

 

Advocate for Elders

Advocacy, assistance, information and referral to frail seniors, who are 60 years of age or older, primarily homebound and living in the community, and their caregivers.

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs)

Provides citizen-centered "one-stop" entry points into the long-term support system. Serves individuals in need of long-term support, caregivers, and those planning for future long-term support needs.

Visit the ADRC page, or NevadaADRC.com for locations and more information.
 

Assisted Living (AL) Waiver

Assisted living supportive services to eligible individuals in a residential facility as an alternative to nursing home placement.

 

Community Options Program for the Elderly (COPE)

Non-medical services to older persons to help them maintain independence in their own homes as an alternative to nursing home placement. Similar to the HCBW Program.

 

Disability Services (External link)
Resources at the community level which promote equal opportunity and life choices for people with disabilities through which they may positively contribute to Nevada.

Programs include the Autism Treatment Assistance Program, Communication Access Programs for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Independent Living Program, Nevada Assistive Technology Collaborative and Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program.

Disability Services Brochure (pdf)

 

Elder Protective Services (EPS)

For persons 60 years old and older who may experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, or isolation.

 

Grants

Information for current and/or prospective grantees.

 

Home and Community Based Waiver (HCBW formerly CHIP)

Non-medical services to older persons to help them maintain independence in their own homes as an alternative to nursing home placement.

Quarterly Provider Newsletter

 

Homemaker Program

General housekeeping, limited meal preparation, shopping, laundering, errands, standby assistance with bathing, and home management services.

 

Long Term Care Ombudsman

Addresses issues and problems faced by residents in long term care facilities, which includes residential facilities for groups.

 

Prescription and Dental Assistance:

Disability Rx (External link)
Assistance with the cost of prescription medicines to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Senior Rx (External link)
Nevada's plan to provide Nevada seniors relief from the high cost of prescription medicine.

 

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

The goal of the SMP program is to empower seniors to prevent Medicare/health care fraud through outreach and education.

 

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Medicare Counseling Information, counseling and assistance to Medicare Beneficiaries in Nevada, utilizing a statewide network of volunteers.

 

Taxi Assistance Program (TAP)

Discounted taxicab fares to seniors and persons with disabilities in Clark County. (Washoe County also has a program of this type. See the TAP page for more info.)

 

Waiver for the Elderly in Adult Residential Care (WEARC)

Non-medical services in a group care setting to offer individuals a less expensive alternative of supervised care in a residential setting.

  Quarterly HCBW Provider Newsletter - June 2013

Updated: 06/18/2014

Looking for resources? Visit Nevada's Aging and Disability Resource Center website at www.nevadaadrc.com.

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