Care Management Assistance
These programs offer evaluation of needs and information on a range of services:
Carson City Senior Center - Nevada Care Connection https://www.carsoncityseniorcenter.org/nevada-care-connection
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver for the Frail Elderly
Nevada Community Options Program for the Elderly (COPE) - Has a whole list of resources for your use.
Sanford Center for Aging
These sites offer a range of services:
– Free Tax Preparation Services
– Senior Community Service Employment Program
AssistedLiving.org - Assisted Living in Nevada
Churchill County Community Partner/Resource Committee
Douglas County Senior Services
Lyon County Senior Services
Mineral County Senior Services
Pershing County Senior Center
Personal Care Services Program for Nevada Medicaid Recipients
Seniors in Service
Seniors in Service engages vibrant and experienced volunteers to enrich Northern Nevada communities one life at a time.
Respite Program: https://seniorsinservicenevada.org/respite-voucher-program/
Storey County Senior Center Services
PO Box 176
Virginia City, NV 89440
Washoe County Senior Services
Care Chest of Sierra Nevada
For 30 years, CARE Chest has been a critical health resource for thousands of Northern Nevadans. Our free programs are designed to fill insurance gaps for underserved populations. We provide:
– Medical Equipment and Supplies
– Prescription Assistance
– Diabetic Supplies
– Medical Nutrition
– Mobile CARE Chest
– Rural Outreach
– Club CARE Chest
– Independent Living and CARE Loan
Magna Ready Adaptive Clothing
Relay Nevada is a wonderful program helping people connect with one another using many different services.
Urban Poling: Nordic Poles
10% of purchase through this link, will go to PSCNN!
U-Step Neuro Walker
U-Step has been prescribed for those who are falling, who need an advanced walker to
provide the stability, maneuverability and control they need.
Parkinson Foundation Hospital kits:
Understand your lab tests, understand your health.
Tips to Help the Elderly through Their Medical Tests - Testing.com
AARP Reno Safety Class Locator:
The AARP Smart Driver Course is one of many programs offered by AARP Driver Safety. It’s the nation's largest classroom and online driver safety course and it's designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. Finding affordable transportation options can be challenging, we created this technology for Nevada residents to be able to see all their transportation options in one place!
We Need to Talk Driving: https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/we-need-to-talk/
ACCEPT Medical Transportation:
For those who qualify, ACCEPT gives rides to people under the poverty line. Almost any medical appointment is included. You can receive two free rides a month but check back with them later because this could increase. Ubers, bus cards, or gas cards are awarded to those who are in need.
Neighborhood Network of Northern Nevada:
Finding affordable transportation options can be challenging, we created this technology for Nevada residents to be able to see all their transportation options in one place!
Sanford Center for Aging:
At the Sanford Center, we recognize that transportation is an issue for many older adults. Getting to doctor's appointments, events, classes and activities or even grocery shopping become a hassle when you don't have the ability to drive yourself around town. Our Volunteer Transportation Program was created to provide an alternative ride option for older adults.
To learn more, give us a call at (775) 784-7557
RTA: Washoe Senior Ride/Taxi Card:
Washoe Senior Ride (WSR) is a subsidized taxi program of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) and is funded by the ¼% of Washoe County sales tax that is allocated for public transportation. WSR provides alternative, reliable and affordable transportation to Washoe County residents who are 60 years and older, RTC ACCESS client (any age) and Washoe County Veterans (any age).
Each month WSR participants may purchase up to $60 worth of taxi fares for just $15. Participants are issued a RTC WSR CardONE reloadable card, which can be used to pay any part of a taxi fare. The WSR CardONE card cannot be used to tip the driver. This program and the subsidy are subject to available funding and may be changed or terminated by the RTC.
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No information contained on this website is offered or intended as medical advice.
We cannot endorse any treatments described on sites that we link to. We recommend that treatment decisions are based on personal treatment goals with a trusted clinician with experience in the care of Parkinson’s disease, or a physician who can work in conjunction with a PD specialist.