ADSD Programs and Services

ADSD Programs and Services

State of Nevada
Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD)


Non-medical services to older persons to help them maintain independence in their own homes as an alternative to nursing home placement. Quarterly Provider Newsletter
PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Homemaker Program can provide in-home services to help preserve or improve the quality of life for eligible recipients and to reduce the need for unnecessary out-of-home care, such as nursing home or institutional placements. Homemaker services enable those with a disability or frail elderly Nevadans to remain in their homes by providing homemakers, who can assist with basic homecare tasks, based on need. Tasks that a homemaker can assist with include the following: Light housekeeping Essential Shopping Meal preparation Laundry Home maker services are provided by an agency contacted with Aging and Disability Services Division. Homemaker Services…
Provides oversight of Part C (early intervention services) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
PROGRAM OVERVIEW Nevada's Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) was established under federal mandate through the Older American's Act to improve the quality of care in America's nursing homes. The role of the Ombudsman is to resolve problems of individual residents as well as to bring about changes at the local, state and national levels. Long Term Care Ombudsmen work on behalf of, and advocate for, long-term care residents seeking assistance and resolution in a variety of matters. This is accomplished by empowering residents and family members to speak out when they have concerns, advocating for resident needs through legislation…
Nevada's plan to provide Nevada seniors relief from the high cost of prescription medicine. Senior Rx (External link) Caseload Report (pdf) Comparison of Budgeted vs. Actual (pdf)
This program is no longer available.Please click here for a letter from ADSD's Administrator (2011).
Medicare Counseling Information, counseling and assistance to Medicare Beneficiaries in Nevada, utilizing a statewide network of volunteers.
PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Taxi Assistance Program (TAP), formerly known as Senior Ride, provides discounted taxicab fare to eligible individuals through coupon booklets that are accepted by all taxicab companies in Clark County. Coupon books cost $10 each and provide $20 worth of taxicab fare. The coupon books can be purchased the following ways: Book of twenty $1-coupons (each $1 coupon is worth $1 of cab fare) Book of four $5-coupons (each $5 coupon is worth $5 of cab fare) The Taxi Assistance Program was created by and is funded through the Nevada Taxicab Authority. How do I use coupons? Call…

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