Search Available Alaska Senior Services for Elderly Help
Alaska senior services cover a wide variety of options and services
for senior citizens in the state. A combination of state and federal
programs will make elderly help easier for your parents safety and
Elderly help ranges from health and housing
programs, assistive devices for frailty and disability, senior centers
and transportation programs that are provided. Click on the links below
to gain an understanding of the range of services available. Use them
to research the possibilities for the future as you are in conversation
with your aging parents. You can find other Alaska senior services and
also, local professionals that can help you create the best future for
Alaska - Aging and Independence Services for Seniors
- sponsored by the Statewide Independent Living Council of Alaska.
* RSVP Program (Retired Senior Volunteer Programs)
* Senior Advocacy Groups
* Senior Centers
* Senior Companion Program
* Senior Ride Programs
* Telephone Reassurance
A Service Directory
will allow you to research Alaska elderly programs available in your
parents' local area. When you click on this page you can choose from the
following categories of services:
Assistive Devices; Advocacy; Benefits Assistance; Child & Family
Services; Consumer Protection; Crisis & Emergency Services; Day
Programs & Supports; Education; Employment & Training; Financial
Assistance; Food and Clothing; General Health Care; Housing &
Homelessness; In Home Services; Information and Referral; Intervention
and Prevention; Legal Services; Mental Health Care & Counseling;
Residential Services; Senior Services; Substance Abuse Services; Support
Groups and TransportationAids for Daily Living - Products to aid in activities of daily living.
Alaska - Assistive Devices
- Links to a wide variety of assistive devices and other Alaska senior
services available for older adults and people with disabilities.
Blind and Low Vision - Products for people with visual disabilities.
Communication - Products to help people with disabilities related to speech, writing and other methods of communication.
- Products to allow people with disabilities to use desktop and laptop
computers and other kinds of information technology.
ControlsProducts that provide people with disabilities with the ability to start, stop or adjust electric or electronic devices.
Deaf And Hard of Hearing - Products for people with hearing disabilities.
Deaf Blind - Products for people who are both deaf and blind.
- Products to provide people with disabilities with access to
educational materials and instruction in school and in other learning
Environmental Adaptations - Products that make the built environment more accessible.(indoor and outdoor furniture, etc.)
Housekeeping - Products to that assist in cooking, cleaning, and other household activities as well as adapted appliances.
Orthotics - Braces and other products to support or supplement joints or limbs.
Prosthetics - Products for amputees.
Recreation - Products to assist people with disabilities with their leisure and athletic activities.
Safety and Security - Products to protect health and home.
Seating - Products that assist people to sit comfortably and safely.
Therapeutic Aids - Products that assist in treatment for health problems and therapy and training for certain disabilities.
Transportation - Products to enable people with disabilities to drive or ride in cars, vans, trucks and buses.
Walking - Products to aid people with disabilities who are able to walk or stand with assistance.
Wheeled Mobility - Products and accessories that enable people with mobility disabilities to move freely indoors and outdoors.
Alaska - Senior and Disability Services
- Alaska State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP). Information on Medicare and Medicare related programs and resources. Also get information on these Alaska senior services:
* Adult Protective Services
* Care Coordination
* Training and Resource Materials
* Developmental Disabilities
* Personal Care Assistant Program
* Quality Assurance Program
* Reports & Publications
* Rural Long-Term Care Development
* Grant Services
* Nursing Facility
* Transition Program
* Senior Information Office
* Skilled Nursing Facilities
* Waiver Programs
* Policy and Program Planning
Alaska End of Life Resources
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