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UPDATE: THIS FILE LAST EDITED 9-2013

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NOTE: THIS INFORMATION IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ENDORSEMENT OR RECOMMENDATION, AND IS PRESENTED SIMPLY AS A CONVENIENCE TO THE READER. BECAUSE OF THE CHANGING AVAILABILITY OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, THE COMPLETENESS OF THIS LISTING IS NOT GUARANTEED.

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HISTORICALLY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (I&R) FOR THE NATIONWIDE SOCIAL SAFETY NET HAS BEEN LOCATED IN THE SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF COUNTY GOVERNMENTS.

HOWEVER OF THE OVER 3000 COUNTY SUPPORT CENTERS, MANY HAVE LONG BEEN UNDERFUNDED AND NEED TO BE STRENGTHEN TO BETTER SERVE RURAL COMMUNITIES AND FAST-GROWING URBAN AREAS, AS WELL AS THE VOLUME OF DISABLED VETERANS.

TODAY THE NATIONAL AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTERS (ADRC) NETWORK INCORPORATES THE ABOVE AND FUNDS CENTRALIZED DATABASES AND EMPLOYEE CERTIFICATION. PLUS, THE NEW LABEL OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE (I&A) MEANS THE ADDITION OF CONSUMER MENTORING FOR BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY INCLUDING LATER FOLLOWUP.

FOR FURTHER DESCRIPTION OF THIS HELPING EVOLUTION AND A PARALELL RESOURCE GO TO...

LINK: ADRC
SITE: WWW DOT AOA DOT GOV
SCROLL TO: HEADING - AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTERS

LINK: ACL
SITE: WWW DOT HHS DOT GOV
SCROLL TO: HEADING - ADMINISTRATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING

THE OPTIMUM EXAMPLE OF THIS FORWARD-LEANING SAFETY NET IS THE STAY-AT-HOME PROGRAM OF ALL-INCLUSIVE CARE FOR THE ELDERLY (PACE) WHICH CAN ACTUALLY BEGIN AT AGE 55.

A. PREMIUM BENEFITS

- TRANSPORTATION
- PERSONAL ASSISTANT
- RECREATIONAL THERAPY
- MEALS
- DRUGS
- HOUSE CALLS

B. SERVICE AREA

ONE OR MORE COUNTIES WITHIN A STATE

FOR FURTHER DESCRIPTION OF THIS AGING AND DISABILITY OPTION GO TO...

LINK: PACE
SITE: WWW DOT MEDICAID DOT GOV
SCROLL TO: HEADING - PROGRAM OF ALL-INCLUSIVE CARE FOR THE ELDERLY

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