AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER: Provides assistance to individuals who are seeking long-term support information and counseling regarding available long-term support options, and determining eligibility for public long-term support programs and benefits. Benefits screening includes level of care determinations for Medicaid nursing facility and home and community-based service waiver programs. Offers in-person assistance to individuals, families, and caregivers and referrals to programs/benefits (such as health promotion and disease prevention, transportation services, housing and income support programs). Provides an opportunity for older adults to volunteer to help, at risk, and homeless children. Matches each adult with two children whom the adult works with at the school site regularly to help the children develop socially, emotionally, and mentally.
*** Also assists older adults and adults with disabilities apply for the Homeowners' and Renters' Tax Credit program. The gross household income cannot exceed $60,000. ***
Agency: Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities
Payment Description: None.
Intake and Eligibility: Individuals 18 and older with a disability (both physical or intellectual); senior citizens, age 55 and older; and caregivers.