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.
Assistance with the cost of prescription medicines to qualified individuals with disabilities.
The Office of Disability Services provides resources at the community level which promote equal opportunity and life choices for people with disabilities through which they may positively contribute to Nevada.
Disability Services Handout (pdf)
Elder Protective Services (EPS)
For persons 60 years old and older who may experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, or isolation.
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
General housekeeping, limited meal preparation, shopping, laundering, errands, standby assistance with bathing, and home management services.
IDEA Part C Office
Provides oversight of Part C (early intervention services) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Long Term Care Ombudsman
Addresses issues and problems faced by residents in long term care facilities, which includes residential facilities for groups.
Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)
The goal of the SMP program is to empower seniors to prevent Medicare/health care fraud through outreach and education.
Nevada's plan to provide Nevada seniors relief from the high cost of prescription medicine.
Senior Tax Assistance/Rent Rebate Program
This program is no longer available.
Please click here for a letter from ADSD's Administrator (2011).
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.