General Resources Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) (855-565-2017 toll-free) The ADRC is a network that serves Alaskans, regardless of age or income level, through regional sites. ADRC specialists walk callers and visitors through long-term supports that fit their needs. ADRC Regional Locations: Anchorage Area — Municipality of Anchorage (907-343-7770) Trained and certified specialists at the ADRC help older residents, people with disabilities and caregivers understand and access the resources available to them. Mat-Su Valley — LINKS (907-373-3632) Mat-Su family members and individuals with a special need — as well as seniors — can receive information and support in a culturally sensitive environment. Fairbanks, Interior, North Slope — Fairbanks Senior Center (907-452-2551) ADRC North provides information and services to seniors, people with disabilities and caregivers living in and around the Denali Borough, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Southeast Fairbanks Area, Yukon-Koyukuk Region and North Slope Borough. Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak, Valdez-Cordova — Independent Living Center (ILC) (907-262-6333) The independent living center provides information and resources to older residents, people living with disabilities and their family members. Southeast Alaska — Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) (800-478-7245) The independent living organization provides information and services to older residents, people living with disabilities and their family members in Southeast Alaska. Western Alaska, Dillingham to Kotzebue — Bristol Bay Native Association (BBNA) (907-842-5257, firstname.lastname@example.org) Bristol Bay Native Association (BBNA) provides social, economic, cultural and educational opportunities and initiatives to benefit the tribes and the native people of Bristol Bay. Adult Protective Services (APS) (800-478-9996 | 907-269-3666) APS investigates and provides information about allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults. Health Resources Home- and Community-Based Resources Personal Care Services (PCS) Program (800-478-9996 | 907-269-3666) PCS serves Alaskan seniors and people with disabilities who need assistance with activities of daily living. SDS Home and Community Based Waiver Programs (800-478-4996 | 907-269-3666) SDS offers waiver programs for people with physical or intellectual disabilities who qualify for care from a nursing facility or an intermediate care facility so that they can receive care in the home or community instead of in an institution. Financial Resources Adult Public Assistance Program (APA) (907-465-3347) APA is a state government program that offers cash assistance to aged, blind and disabled Alaskans in order to help them remain independent. It also offers assistance to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients and others who have income and resources within APA income and resource limits. Recipients are also eligible for Medicaid benefits. Senior Benefits Program (907-376-3903 | 800-478-7778) A state program that offers monthly cash benefits to low- to moderate income older adults depending on income Transportation Resources Anchorage — Anchor Rides (907-343-6543) Senior transportation is offered to people 60 years and older, connecting them with nonemergency health care, adult day care, senior meal programs, pharmacies, and employment and volunteer opportunities. Mat-Su Valley — Mat-Su Senior Services (907-745-5454, email@example.com) The organization provides comprehensive senior services such as transportation, meals, chores, respite services and adult day services. Specific Audience Resources Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs (888-248-3682 toll-free, 907-334-0874) The Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs serves as the primary advocate for Alaska’s veterans and strives to help our veterans and their families improve their lives. Identity Inc. and SAGE Alaska (907-929-4528 firstname.lastname@example.org) Identity and SAGE Alaska represent the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities through advocacy, education and connectivity. Care for Caregivers
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