Services

Meals on Wheels

Meals on wheelsWhile good nutrition is essential to health, many older adults begin to neglect their diets when shopping, cooking and cleaning become more difficult, or when dietary problems restrict their food choices.

Case Management

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Seniors and individuals with disabilities (and their families) often don't know where to turn when they need help. Our Link-Age department's Options Counselors work closely with our Case Managers to coordinate services that will help these individuals continue living on their own for as long as possible.

Ombudsman

When you’re looking for a trained professional who can help you make the right decisions about a nursing home or personal care facility, this is the person you want working for you. Our Ombudsman program is designed to assist people with problems relating to long-term care and residential facilities. They’ll also act as advocates for residents and their families when conflicts arise.

 

ADRC

Aging and Disability Resource Center

Generations’ Aging and Disability Resource Center is a one-stop resource center for information on programs and services for older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers. With access to a comprehensive network of resources, the Options Counselors in the Aging and Disability Resource Center can connect callers to Generations’ services or to other community resources.

Pre-Admission Screening

If you or a loved one is contemplating admission to a nursing facility, we can provide you with a comprehensive assessment of needs and a care plan to make sure placement is appropriate.

Every day, we help our clients make sure they’ve exhausted all their alternatives to a long-term-care facilities. As part of Indiana's Nursing Facility Pre-Admission Screening (PAS) network, we have the tools and resources to ensure an independent and professional review of your unique situation.

Caregiver Program

Caring for an aging parent or someone with a physical disability can be tough, which is why we’re here to help. Every day, we empower a generation of caregivers with the freedom, tools and people they need to cope and succeed with their day-to-day tasks and responsibilities. But not every situation is the same.

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Senior Care Specialist

Program Mission: The Senior Care Specialist Program will offer a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of individuals and entities facing the challenge of planning for senior care.

This program has three main components:

State Health Insurance Assistance Program

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free health insurance counseling for people with Medicare. SHIP is not affiliated with any insurance company or agency and does not sell insurance.  Our SHIP counselors have completed intensive training to offer you free and objective assistance in complete confidence.

Medicare's Open Enrollment Period is the time of year when you can make changes to your plan, leave your plan entirely in favor of one you believe is better, or if you are satisfied with your current coverage, leave your plan exactly as it is. In 2013, the Open Enrollment Period was October 15th through December 7th. All changes made during that time  became effective on January 1st, 2014.

To contact a SHIP counselor call our Aging & Disability Resource Center at 1-800-742-9002.

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