LifeSpan Resources serves as the single point of entry for a variety of supportive services for frail older persons and individuals with disabilities who have multiple needs. The Care Coordinator helps individuals obtain the supports needed to live as independently as possible in their community, by finding and coordinating available resources and services to meet the individual’s needs.
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
888-948-8330 Toll Free
877-641-5826 TTY Toll Free
AVAILABLE WAIVER SERVICES
LifeSpan Resources has Care Coordinators certified for the following:
• Aged and Disabled Medicaid Waiver (Priority Diversion) – Serves individuals who meet the Medicaid guidelines, program eligibility and are either elderly, disabled or has skilled medical needs. The waiver is designed to provide services to supplement informal supports. Waiver services can be used to help people remain in their homes, as well as assist those living in nursing facilities return to community settings, including their own homes, apartments, assisted living facilities or adult foster care homes.
• Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver – Serves persons who have suffered injuries to the brain from an outside cause, including closed or open head injuries, toxic chemical reactions, anoxia, near drowning and focal brain injuries. TBI does not include injuries that are vascular in origin (cerebral vascular accident or aneurysm), alcoholism, Alzheimer’s disease or the infirmities of aging. Services under this waiver were implemented in March 2000.
• C.H.O.I.C.E. – The Community and Home Options to Institutional Care for the Elderly and Disabled program is designed to provide a wide variety of in-home services as an alternative to unnecessary or premature placement in a long term care facility. All applicants must apply for Medicaid prior to receiving C.H.O.I.C.E. services as C.H.O.I.C.E. is the funding of last resort.
• Social Services Block Grant – This is an income eligible program and persons receiving services are at or below 150% of the federal poverty level.
• Older Americans Act – Funds are targeted to low income, frail, isolated older persons.
• National Family Caregiver Program – Serves the primary caregiver who is caring for someone who is elderly or disabled or a relative caring for a child.
We offer Care Management to clients who are eligible for the above programs and assist them in accessing services through those programs. We also refer and assist clients in linking with other available community resources.