Information and Assistance

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Need information for an aging relative or yourself but don't know where to start? DRCOG's Aging and Disability Resource Center has experts in the field of aging and disability. We can provide information, assistance and advocacy over the phone, by email and in person to help you understand your benefits and connect you with local providers for a wide range of services. Some of the topics people call us about include:

  • What kind of in-home services are available to help care for your parents, friends or spouse
  • Explanation of housing options including independent living, assisted living, nursing facilities and home sharing
  • Options for legal assistance 
  • Help understanding Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security
  • Resources when you don't have enough to eat
  • Education on end-of-life options and services
  • Referrals to disease-specific resources and support groups
  • Transportation options