Addressing the present and future needs of older Idahoans

Community Based Services

These services are designed to assist older individuals in avoiding institutionalization and assist individuals in long-term care institutions who are able to return to their communities, including:

  • Client assessment, case management services, and development and coordination of community services

  • In-home services and other community services, including home health, homemaker, shopping, escort, reader, and letter writing services, to assist older individuals to live independently in a home environment

  • Health (including mental health), education and training, welfare, informational, recreational, homemaker, counseling, or referral services

  • Transportation services to facilitate access to supportive services or nutrition services, and services provided by an Area Agency on Aging

  • Supportive activities to meet the special needs of caregivers, including caretakers who provide in-home services to frail older individuals