The Vermont ADRC partners provide information, referrals and options counseling to help Vermonters make informed decisions about services to help them live with dignity and respect in the setting that they choose. The ADRC also provides valuable information and resources to people looking for respite and family caregiver support.
Adult Day Services offer non-residential supports to assist adults with physical and/or cognitive impairments to remain as active in their communities as possible. The centers provide a safe, supportive environment where people receive a range of professional health, social and therapeutic services, as well as a nutritious meal and valuable social interaction. Adult day services also provide respite, support and education to family members and caregivers.
Choices for Care is a long-term care services program providing care and support to Vermonters at least 18 years old who require nursing home level of care or assistance with activities of daily living. Eligible people choose where to receive their services: in their home; their family’s home; an Adult Family Care home, Enhanced Residential Care or nursing facility. Individuals must meet clinical and financial eligibility for long-term care Medicaid in Vermont. Different programs are geared to the level of need.
The E&D program is designed to meet the transportation needs for older adults age 60-plus as well as individuals with disabilities. Vermont’s public transit providers work with human service agency partners to coordinate E&D trips and Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) provided through Medicaid, contracted service with community organizations and institutions, and transportation for the general public.