Until further notice, in-person risk monitoring or other case management activities will not occur in the following settings:
Nursing facility, assisted living facility, memory care facility, or residential care facility.
Adult foster home or an in-home setting that is subject to a quarantine/isolation or an individual in the setting is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19.
In-person risk monitoring or other case management activities that traditionally require an in-person visit will be conducted by phone or video call.
Staff who are otherwise completing in-person activities not identified above will practice appropriate precautions.
The Area Agency on Aging Department (AAA) provides senior services throughout Gilliam, Hood River, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Wasco and Wheeler counties. The goal of the AAA is to assist aging populations to remain at home as long as possible. This is accomplished through a variety of programs:
Food & Nutrition: Senior Meals, Home Delivered Meals, Nutrition Education
Caregiver Services: Respite Care, Information, Referral, and Assistance
Legal Aid of Oregon Referrals
Other Services: No Wrong Door (Options Counseling), Elder Abuse Awareness, Medication Management, Case Management, Reassurance, Wellness Education, Public Outreach & Education
If you suspect abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of an elderly person or and adult with physical disabilities, report abuse or neglect to the Oregon Department of Human Services, Adult Protective Services (APS) office in your area - Call 855-503-SAFE (7233).