Below are some resources that are available in the State of Idaho.
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Upon a loved one’s passing, contact the social security office to assist with survivor benefits as well as updating any information regarding your personal financial and medical status. 1-855-377-9316
IDAHO MEDICAID APPLICATION FOR BENEFITS
As we age, our financial position can change dramatically when medical challenges occur. Applying for financial support regarding housing, personal care services, assisted living facilities, as well as long-term disability issues, are good reasons to apply for support to determine eligibility.
You can call and complete the application over the phone: 1-877-456-1233
IDAHO HEALTH AND WELFARE
With aging comes fundamental change and often times medical issues or other challenging concerns place families at risk. Listed below are a few contact resources to seek support for your loved ones and to help meet critical needs. In addition to the contact information specific for Medicaid listed above, you can contact Idaho Health and Welfare for additional information and support. The Idaho State website is listed below or at 1-877-456-1233
Unfortunately with aging comes increased vulnerability. It is vital that you protect your loved ones. If you are concerned about how they are being treated, please call Adult Protection to report signs of physical, emotional and financial abuse and exploitation.
IDAHO ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROJECT
IATP helps Idahoans with disabilities and the elderly to acquire the assistive technology they need to live more independent and productive lives.
IDAHO COMMISSION ON AGING & AREA 3 SENIOR SERVICES AGENCY
An array of services, information, and links to partner organizations and community-based services. Includes information to assist families in making informed choices concerning long-term care needs. Program and services available include home-delivered meals, caregiver respite, transportation, and case management.
IDAHO LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN
The Ombudsman program aims to protect the health, safety, welfare, and rights of long-term care residents. The Ombudsman’s main responsibility is to help residents in long term care facilities maintain and improve their quality of life by helping ensure their rights are not violated.