info-assistance-pageINFORMATION AND RESOURCE REFERRAL
The Council on Aging of Central Oregon is proud to partner with the Aging and Disability Resource Connection System (ADRC) and to provide this helpful guide of services to our tri-county seniors. Let us assist you in any way we can. Our Information and Assistance/Referral provides trained senior service specialists to answer your questions.  We are available Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Toll Free: (877) 704-4567    Local: (541) 678-5483 ext. 109 
For an extensive database of resources:  https://adrcoforegon.org/consite/index.php

MEDICARE COUNSELING
The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) 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.
www.oregonshiba.org
Toll Free (800) 722-4134 or Local (541) 678-5483 ext. 211

MEDICARE
The Medicare website includes a Part D comparison tool that estimates your out-of-pocket costs for each drug plan available in your area.
www.medicare.gov
Toll Free (800) 633-4227

MEDICAID
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 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
The Oregon Prescription Drug Program offers Oregon residents discounts on brand name and prescription drugs.
www.opdp.org
Toll Free (800) 913-4146

ADULT FOSTER HOMES
An adult foster home is 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 or resident manager and who are age 65 or older or an adult with a physical disability.  Adult foster homes help with activities of daily living, such as eating, dressing, grooming, bathing, personal hygiene, mobility, elimination, cognition, and behavior.  For more information, contact the Oregon Department of Human Services - Aging and People with Disabilities, Katie Mamic at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541-548-2206 ext. 272.  

 



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The Council on Aging of Central Oregon is grateful for the support of partners such as: