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Aging & Disability Resource Center

Aging & Disability Resource Center – The ADRC provides information, referrals, resources, and options/benefits counseling to individuals in need of guidance and assistance. The ADRC serves as a single point of entry and the “no wrong door” for people who call for help. Consumer Specialists complete a written assessment and provide appropriate information, referrals, and …

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Medicaid Waiver Programs

Medicaid Waiver Services Home and community-based services (HCBS) provide opportunities for Medicaid beneficiaries to receive services in their own home or community rather than institutions or other isolated settings. M4A’s Elderly & Disabled (E&D) Waiver Program serves a variety of targeted populations, such as people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or mental illnesses. …

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Elder Justice Programs

M4A’s 4 ALL Foundation, in partnership with several local and state advocates has created the Elder Justice Center of Alabama to provide information and resources to older and vulnerable adults, family caregivers, professionals, and the general public. We cannot receive nor investigate adult mistreatment reports. In Alabama, suspected reports must be made to the Department …

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Health & Wellness Programs

Living Well Alabama (LWA) is a Chronic Disease SelfManagement Program that helps people better manage their health conditions and deal with the frustration, fatigue and pain that can accompany a chronic disease. The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) was originally developed by the Stanford Patient Education Research Center at the Stanford University School of Medicine. …

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Long-Term Care

The purpose of our Ombudsman program is to advocate for residents in long-term care facilities. Community Ombudsman representatives work with all parties to protect the health, safety, welfare, and rights of the residents. The Ombudsman program is available to anyone, including residents, their friends or family, or employees of long-term care (or LTC) facilities. Our …

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Homemaker Services

Caregiver Support Alabama CARES is a federally funded program that offers support to caregivers and grandparents who are raising their grandchild or grandchildren. Caregivers can get support with: Information on resources and services available through public education, health fairs, brochures, and newsletters. Caregiver Access Assistance to obtain access to the services and resources that are …

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Senior Rx

Prescription Assistance Our SenioRx Program helps individuals who lack health insurance or prescription drug coverage obtain the medications they need. We work with pharmaceutical companies to provide free or low cost prescription drugs to qualifying individuals. SenioRx is no longer just for seniors. People of any age who are disabled, have applied for disability, or …

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Community Resources

DISCLAIMER:  M4A does not endorse the programs and resources listed on this page. Telehealth-Alabama: Law Enforcement Elder Justice Resource Guide Law Enforcement Elder Justice Resources Video Senior Living Chat: Get Setup: AARP Virtual Community: AARP Podcasts: Well Connected: iHeart Radio …

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Caregiver Support (Alabama Cares)

WHAT IS THE ALABAMA CARES PROGRAM? Alabama Cares is a caregiver support program providing supportive services for unpaid caregivers providing at least 20 hours of service per week. Eligibility criteria for the Alabama Cares program include: Caregivers providing care to individuals aged 60 and older; Caregivers providing care to individuals of any age with a …

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