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Family Caregiver Services by State

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ARCH National Respite Network

http://www.respitelocator.org

Online Respite Locator is a service to help families and professionals locate respite services in their community from a database of nearly 3,000 members.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

919-490-5577

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Elder Locator links those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers with services such as meals, home care, transportation, caregiver training and education, or a well-deserved break from caregiving responsibilities

Care Recipient Eligibility

Older adults and caregivers.

Caregiver Eligibility

Older adults and caregivers.

Contact Information

1-800-677-1116

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)

https://www.caregiver.org

FCA support and assists families and caregivers through education, advocacy and services. In addition to providing training to technical assistance to California’s Caregiver Resource Centers, FCA hosts the National Center on Caregiving (NCC). The NCC serves as a central source of information on caregiving and long-term care issues and works to advance policies and programs for caregivers in every state in the country.

CareNav is a simple, user-friendly tool designed to help families navigate the complexities of the caregiving journey. Register online or call us toll-free at 800.445.8106.

www.caregiver.org/connecting-caregivers/fca-carenav/

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

(800) 445-8106 Available weekdays 9:00am - 5:00pm (Pacific Time)

Nevada Area Agencies on Aging (Aging and Disability Services Division)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/ADSD_Programs/

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) offer:
– Information and assistance
– Care management
– Nutrition services (i.e., Meals on Wheels)
– Legal assistance
– Services for family caregivers through the Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)
State Division for Aging Services website links to 4 AAAs and also provides information about all state aging and caregiver programs.

In Nevada, AAAs and AAA services are offered through the Aging and Disability Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

To identify your local AAA/Aging and Disability Services regional office, visit the Aging and Disability Services website.

Nevada Care Connection – Resource Centers

https://www.nevadacareconnection.org/

Nevada Care Connection works with older adults, people with disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, and family caregivers to explore a variety of services, resources, and programs available to them.

Connect to your local Nevada Care Connection Resource Center and start exploring.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and families.

Caregiver Eligibility

Older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and families.

Can I Get Help to Pay for Caregiving?

Home and Community-Based Waiver (HCBW)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Seniors/HCBW/HCBW_Prog/

Nevada’s Home and Community Based Waiver is a Medicaid program that provides non-medical home care services to older persons tohelp them maintain independence in their homes. This program offers consumer direction, meaning, the care recipient can choose their personal care provider from a list of approved providers. Services may include:

  • Care management
  • Personal care
  • Adult day services
  • Respite
  • Chore services

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Contact Information

Aging and Disability Services Division Adminstrative Office: (775) 687-4210

*please see website for specific county office information

The cost of that care varies based on care setting, geographic location of care and level of care required, among other things. The Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey tool can be used by you and your family to calculate the estimated cost of long term care in your city or State.

Information about eligibility and requirements for home and community-based services by state.

Nevada Community Options Program for the Elderly Program (COPE)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Seniors/COPE/COPE_Prog/

Nevada’s COPE program is a non-Medicaid program that assists elderly individuals to remain living at home. This program allows certain family members, excluding spouses and legal guardians, to be paid for providing personal care services. Some services may include: 

  • Case management
  • Personal care services
  • Homemaker services
  • Adult Day Care
  • Personal Emergency Response System
  • Respite

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Contact Information

Aging and Disability Services Division Administrative Office: (775) 687-4210

*please see website for specific county office contact information

Nevada Personal Care Services Program

http://dhcfp.nv.gov/Pgms/LTSS/LTSSPCS/

Nevada’s Personal Care Services program is a Medicaid program that provides assistance with Activities of Daily Living so that people with disabilities or a chronic health issue may remain living independently in their home. This program allows certain family members, excluding spouses and legal guardians, to be hired and paid as the personal care provider.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Contact Information

Nevada Medicaid: (800) 525-2395 (opt. 1, then opt. 4)

Government Benefits and General Information

Aging and Disability Services Division – Family Support Services Program

https://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Intellectual/FamilySupp/FamilySupport/

The Family Support Services Program was developed to assist families to care for their relatives in the family home as a means to prevent out-of-home placement.

Learn more about the Family Support Services offered by the Aging and Disability Services Division, contact a Regional Center that serves your area.

Care Recipient Eligibility

- Anyone age 18 or older caring for someone who meets care receiver eligibility Special Populations: - Adults age 55 or older who are caring for anyone (that is not their child) over 18 years old with developmental disabilities - Grandparents or other relatives age 55 or older caring for children (age 18 and under)

Caregiver Eligibility

- Anyone age 18 or older caring for someone who meets care receiver eligibility Special Populations: - Adults age 55 or older who are caring for anyone (that is not their child) over 18 years old with developmental disabilities - Grandparents or other relatives age 55 or older caring for children (age 18 and under)

Contact Information

(775) 687-4210

Benefits.gov

http://www.benefits.gov/

Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, GovBenefits.gov underwent a major redesign and became Benefits.gov. However, the program’s mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

Care Recipient Eligibility

N/A

Caregiver Eligibility

N/A

Contact Information

Benefits.gov is unable to respond to specific scenarios or provide personalized advice. A number of Other Resources and Frequently Asked Questions are available to help answer any questions you may have about government programs, benefits, and services.

For additional government information, you may call USA.gov's National Contact Center at 1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, to speak to an information specialist.

Benefits.gov – Nevada

https://www.benefits.gov/categories

Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, GovBenefits.gov underwent a major redesign and became Benefits.gov. However, the program’s mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

 

Care Recipient Eligibility

N/A

Caregiver Eligibility

N/A

Contact Information

Benefits.gov is unable to respond to specific scenarios or provide personalized advice. A number of Other Resources and Frequently Asked Questions are available to help answer any questions you may have about government programs, benefits, and services.

For additional government information, you may call USA.gov's National Contact Center at 1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, to speak to an information specialist.

Explore every state’s Medicaid and CHIP program to learn about coverage for low-income adults, Medicaid/CHIP eligibility, enrollment and renewal processes and systems on the State Profiles map – by clicking on the map or select from drop down to see each state’s Medicaid and CHIP profile. Scroll down to the bottom page of the State profile to check eligibility requirements, enrollment process, etc.

Contact Information

Toll-Free: 877-267-2323

Information about eligibility and requirements for home and community-based services by state.

National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA)

https://www.nrcnaa.org/

The NRCNAA serves the elderly Native American population of the U.S. The NRCAA assists in developing community-based solutions through education, training, and technical assistance to improve the quality of life and delivery of related support services to the Native aging population.

Through the Native Elder Service Locator, you can use the interactive map to locate tribal elderly services in your state.

Contact Information

(800) 896-7628

Nevada Area Agencies on Aging (Aging and Disability Services Division)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/ADSD_Programs/

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) offer:
– Information and assistance
– Care management
– Nutrition services (i.e., Meals on Wheels)
– Legal assistance
– Services for family caregivers through the Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)
State Division for Aging Services website links to 4 AAAs and also provides information about all state aging and caregiver programs.

In Nevada, AAAs and AAA services are offered through the Aging and Disability Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

To identify your local AAA/Aging and Disability Services regional office, visit the Aging and Disability Services website.

Nevada Care Connection – Resource Centers

https://www.nevadacareconnection.org/

Nevada Care Connection works with older adults, people with disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, and family caregivers to explore a variety of services, resources, and programs available to them.

Connect to your local Nevada Care Connection Resource Center and start exploring.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and families.

Caregiver Eligibility

Older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and families.

Medicaid is a health insurance for people with limited income and resources. It pays for a variety of medical services, including home health care, hospice, and nursing home care.

Care Recipient Eligibility

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Caregiver Eligibility

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Contact Information

To access Medicaid call the NV Elder Care Help Line: (800) 307-4444

Nevada Medicare

http://www.medicare.gov/

Medicare is a government health insurance program for adults age 65 and older, some people under age 65 with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal disease:
– Part A covers hospital costs as well as limited skilled nursing, home health and hospice care, without a monthly premium.
– Part B covers medical costs, such as doctor’s visits and outpatient care, to those who pay a monthly premium.
– Part D includes limited prescription drug coverage through private insurance companies for those who choose to pay a monthly premium.

Care Recipient Eligibility

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Caregiver Eligibility

____

Contact Information

(800) 633-4227 or (775) 684-0500 (In Nevada) (800) 307-4444 (SHIP)

Nevada Office of Veterans Services (NOVS)

http://www.veterans.nv.gov/

Provides Nevada’s aged or disabled veterans with rehabilitative, residential and medical care and services. The VA also helps veterans and their families to present claims for veterans’ benefits to the federal government.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Family members of a veteran

Caregiver Eligibility

Family members of a veteran

Contact Information

(775) 688-1653 or (866) 630-8387

Nevada Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Seniors/SHIP/SHIP_Prog/

Assists Medicare beneficiaries with eligibility questions and problems related to Medicare and provides information regarding health and long term care insurances.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Family member or caregiver of a Medicare receiver

Caregiver Eligibility

Family member or caregiver of a Medicare receiver

Contact Information

(800) 307-4444 Spanish-speaking counselors available, call: (702) 759-0874

For information on veterans benefits and services, contact website-listed Veterans Advocacy and Support Teams (VAST).

Care Recipient Eligibility


 

Caregiver Eligibility


 

Can I Get Help While Living In My Home?

Bureau of Licensure and Certification, Nevada State Health Division

http://health.nv.gov/

Provides Health Facilities Locator, an online directory of licensed or certified health care facilities, including:
– Adult day services
– Assisted living facilities
– Home health care agencies
– Hospice agencies
– Nursing homes

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

(775) 684-4200 Available weekdays 8am - 5pm

Home and Community-Based Waiver Program (HCBW)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Seniors/HCBW/HCBW_Prog/

Provides non-medical home care services to older persons to help them maintain independence in their homes. Services include:
– Care management
– Personal care
– Adult day services
– Respite
– Chore service
and more.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone caring for someone who meets care receiver eligibility

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone caring for someone who meets care receiver eligibility

Contact Information

To apply for the HCBW program, contact the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) office nearest you. For a listing of regional offices, click here.

A state program that provides homemaker services including, cleaning, shopping, and cooking, to help chronically ill, disabled and seniors to remain in their homes.

Care Recipient Eligibility

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Caregiver Eligibility

___

Contact Information

To apply for the Homemaker program, contact the regional office closest to you. Click here for the list of regional offices.

Nathan Adelson Hospice

http://www.nah.org/

A nonprofit organization providing pain management, hospice and palliative care, and spiritual and bereavement services to residents in southern Nevada.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Family members of hospice patient

Caregiver Eligibility

Family members of hospice patient

Contact Information

Las Vegas: (702) 733-0320 Pahrump: (775) 751-6700 Henderson: (702) 947-6972

Nevada Area Agencies on Aging (Aging and Disability Services Division)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/ADSD_Programs/

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) offer:
– Information and assistance
– Care management
– Nutrition services (i.e., Meals on Wheels)
– Legal assistance
– Services for family caregivers through the Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)
State Division for Aging Services website links to 4 AAAs and also provides information about all state aging and caregiver programs.

In Nevada, AAAs and AAA services are offered through the Aging and Disability Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

To identify your local AAA/Aging and Disability Services regional office, visit the Aging and Disability Services website.

Nevada Care Connection – Resource Centers

https://www.nevadacareconnection.org/

Nevada Care Connection works with older adults, people with disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, and family caregivers to explore a variety of services, resources, and programs available to them.

Connect to your local Nevada Care Connection Resource Center and start exploring.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and families.

Caregiver Eligibility

Older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and families.

Nevada Rehabilitation Division, Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation

http://www.detr.state.nv.us/rehab/reh_index.htm

This state department helps people with disabilities in Nevada to obtain and retain employment. Services include:
– Counseling
– Independent living services
– Assistive technology services
– Job placement

Care Recipient Eligibility

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Caregiver Eligibility

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Contact Information

Southern Nevada Phone: (702) 486-5230 TTY: (702) 486-1018 Northern Nevada Phone: (775) 684-4040 TTY: (775) 684-8400

Southern Nevada Centers for Independent Living

http://www.sncil.org/

A network of nonprofit, non-residential, community-based centers, managed by people with disabilities which offer:
– Information and referral services
– Independent living skills training
– Peer counseling
– Individual and systems change advocacy
– Life transition services

Care Recipient Eligibility

____

Caregiver Eligibility

____

Contact Information

(800) 870-7003 or (702) 889-4216

The Nevada Rural Counties Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

http://www.nevadaruralrsvp.org/

A nonprofit senior volunteer organization that offers a variety of assistance to low-income and homebound seniors in the community, including legal services, home companions, and transportation.

Care Recipient Eligibility

____

Caregiver Eligibility

____

Contact Information

(775) 687-4680

Can I Get Help with Residential Care (Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Hospice?)

Bureau of Licensure and Certification, Nevada State Health Division

http://health.nv.gov/

Provides Health Facilities Locator, an online directory of licensed or certified health care facilities, including:
– Adult day services
– Assisted living facilities
– Home health care agencies
– Hospice agencies
– Nursing homes

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

(775) 684-4200 Available weekdays 8am - 5pm

Nathan Adelson Hospice

http://www.nah.org/

A nonprofit organization providing pain management, hospice and palliative care, and spiritual and bereavement services to residents in southern Nevada.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Family members of hospice patient

Caregiver Eligibility

Family members of hospice patient

Contact Information

Las Vegas: (702) 733-0320 Pahrump: (775) 751-6700 Henderson: (702) 947-6972

Nevada Area Agencies on Aging (Aging and Disability Services Division)

http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/ADSD_Programs/

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) offer:
– Information and assistance
– Care management
– Nutrition services (i.e., Meals on Wheels)
– Legal assistance
– Services for family caregivers through the Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)
State Division for Aging Services website links to 4 AAAs and also provides information about all state aging and caregiver programs.

In Nevada, AAAs and AAA services are offered through the Aging and Disability Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

To identify your local AAA/Aging and Disability Services regional office, visit the Aging and Disability Services website.

Nevada Health Care Association

https://nvhca.org/

Provides online directory of long-term care facilities, including assisted living facilities, board and care homes, and nursing homes.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

(866) 307-0942 (702) 685-3909

Caregiver Policies and Data

Caregiving Across the States: 50 State Profiles – Nevada

https://www.caregiver.org/uploads/2023/08/Nevada-2023-1-1.pdf