The Council On Aging is proud to be a partner of the Aging and Disability Resource Connection System (ADRC) and is pleased to provide this helpful guide of services to our tri-county seniors. Let us assist you in any way we can. COCOA Information and Assistance/Referral provides trained senior service specialists to answer your questions. We are available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Toll Free: 877-704-4567 Local: 541-678-5483 ext. 109
For an extensive database of resources, please click on:
The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance program provides free counseling to people with Medicare to resolve problems with supplemental insurance, Medicare claims or bills, doctor's bills, and problems with insurance companies regarding the payment of bills.
Medicare website includes a comparison tool for Part D that can estimate your out-of-pocket costs for each drug plan available in your area.
Medicaid is administered by the Department of Human Services, Aging & People with Disabilities (APD). Medicaid provides medical benefits to people with physical or mental disabilities, to those who are blind and those older than age 65. Medicaid also pays the long-term care costs for eligible, low-income individuals. Eligibility is based on income, resources and limitations in activities of daily living. To determine eligibility, contact your local APD office.
OREGON PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM
Oregon Prescription Drug Program offers Oregon residents discounts on brand name and prescription drugs
ADULT FOSTER HOMES
Contact Oregon Department of Human Services - Aging and People with Disabilities
Means any family home or other facility where residential care is provided in a home-like environment for compensation to five or fewer adults who are not related to the licensee, resident manager, by blood, marriage, or adoption and who are 65 years of age or older or an adult with a physical disability.
Adult Foster Homes help with Activities of Daily Living (eating, dressing, grooming, bathing, personal hygiene, mobility (ambulation and transfer), elimination (toileting, bowel and bladder management), and cognition and behavior.