A free and confidential resource guide to services and supports available in communities across North Dakota including housing, in-home care, insurance, legal and long-term care and disability services.
Adults and Aging Services Division administers programs and services to enhance the ability of individuals to maintain independence and remain in their own homes and communities including Aging and Disability Resource-LINK, assistive safety devices distribution services, family caregiver support program, long-term care ombudsman program, nutrition services, senior community service employment program and vulnerable adult protective services program.
The SHIC program offers free help with Medicare and other health insurance. SHIC counselors are trained in all aspects of senior insurance issues, such as Medicare, Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans, and are not affiliated with any particular service or product.
Medicaid pays for health services for qualifying families with children, older adults, people who are pregnant or disabled.
Home- and Community-Based Resources
The Aging and Disability Resource-LINK (ADRL) of North Dakota (800-366-6888 or 711 TTY; 855-462-5465 toll-free; CareChoice@ND.gov) A free and confidential resource guide to services and supports available in communities across North Dakota to help residents stay safe and independent at home. It includes housing, in-home care, insurance, legal and long-term care and disability services.
Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) are provided in eligible individual’s home so the resident can maintain as much independence as possible. Services include homemaker services (housecleaning, laundry or meal preparation) or personal care (assisting with a bath, etc.) or are community-based, such as non-medical transportation assistance and home-delivered meals. North Dakota provides HCBS through several programs.
ND Assistive is a nonprofit organization that strives to bring assistive technology devices and service to North Dakotans and Minnesotans of all ages to help bridge the gap between ability and disability. The services can cover a broad range of needs. This includes assistance in the classroom, the community and at work, as well as technology to allow those experiencing the effects of aging to safely remain living in their own homes.
The North Dakota State University Extension offers a six-week statewide program — Powerful Tools for Caregivers — to help family caregivers learn about tools they need to take care of themselves during their caregiving journey and to assist where they may be struggling. The program was recently expanded to serve caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs.
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