This service is regarding the caregiver’s role and provides the public and individuals with information on resources and services available to individuals within their communities. This may include group services, public education, provision of information at health fairs and other similar functions. This can also assist caregivers on a one-on-one basis in obtaining access to the services and resources that are available within their communities.
This service offers temporary, substitute supports or living arrangements for care recipients in order to provide a brief period of relief or rest for unpaid caregivers served under the Family Caregiver Support Program.
Caregiver Support Groups
Peer groups that provide opportunities to discuss caregiver roles and experiences and which offer assistance to families in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving roles.
Training provided to caregivers and their families that supports and enhances the caregiving role.
Supplemental Services to Caregivers
These services provide assistance with Activities of Daily Living or Instrumental Activities of Daily Living and are provided on a limited basis to complement the care provided by caregivers.
For more information on these programs call 541-276-1926.
These activities are targeted to provide information to groups of current or potential clients and/or to aging network partners and other community partners regarding available services or benefits for the elderly who are defined in the Older Americans Act as a person age 60 or over.
These services provide information, counseling or education on issues related to prescription drugs and over the counter medications. Services include such activities as: public education and assistance in applying for low cost or no cost prescription programs.
These services are health promotion programs relating to chronic disabling conditions (prevention and reduction of effects), alcohol and substance abuse reduction, smoking cessation, weight loss and control, stress management and providing information about the availability of benefits and appropriate use of other preventive health services or programs.
Elder Abuse Awareness
This includes activities that promote understanding and increase public awareness of elder abuse. The Area Agency on Aging staff help to educate the public about elder abuse, the types of abuse (financial exploitation, physical abuse, sexual abuse, intimidation, etc.), what the signs are, and how and who to report it to.
Oregon Project Independence (OPI)
This service promotes independent living among those whom might otherwise not be able to remain safely in their own homes. It provides services required for daily life such as meal preparation, housekeeping, home delivered meals, bathing assistance, laundry, and case management.
Oregon Project Independence PILOT PROJECT (OPI PP)
This service promotes independent living among persons ages 19 to 59 who have a disability who might otherwise not be able to remain safely in their own home. It provides services required for daily life such as meal preparation, housekeeping, home delivered meals, bathing assistance, laundry, and case management.
Assistance in either access or care coordination. Includes assessing needs, developing care plans, arranging and coordinating provision of services with providers and providing follow-up and reassessment of care plans.
Visits or phone calls to physically, geographically or socially isolated persons to determine if they are safe and well.
Information & Assistance
Provides individuals with information on services available within the communities, links individuals to services and to the maximum extent practicable establishes adequate follow-up.
The Area Agency on Aging partners with Legal Aid Services of Oregon to provide legal assistance to persons 60 years of age and older on an as need basis. Persons are screened by Legal Aid Services of Oregon for eligibility. Please contact them at (541) 276-6685 or 800-843-1115.
Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding LiveS
Is a highly effective method designed to reduce depression symptoms and improve quality of life in older adults. PEARLS Program counselors empower individuals to take action and to make lasting changes so they can lead more active and rewarding lives. For more information about the PEARLS program, please call 541-276-1926 or 800-752-1139.