Programs and Services | Senior
  • Programs
    • Service:ARChoices in Homecare | Division Home
      About:A Medicaid home and community-based program that provides attendant care, Home-Delivered Meals, Personal Emergency Response System, Adult Day Services, Adult Day Health Services, Facility-Based Respite Care, In-Home Respite Care, and Environmental Accessibility Adaptions/Adaptive Equipment to individuals age 21 through 64 with a physical disability or individuals who are 65 and older. These individuals must meet the criteria for intermediate nursing home care. The individual’s income should be less than 300% of poverty and meet the resource limits for Medicaid. Persons who qualify may also receive regular Medicaid benefits. The major goal of this program is to provide services that assist eligible persons to remain in their homes or live with family in order to prevent or delay institutionalization.
      Contact:Call 866-801-3435
    • Service:Arkansas Lifespan Respite Coalition | Division Home
      About:The Arkansas Lifespan Respite Coalition is a collaborative partner with the Department of Human Service Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) for the Arkansas Take the Time Lifespan Respite Program. The Coalition is represented by family caregivers, respite providers, and members of the aging, disability and health services networks. Everyone is welcome
    • Service:Arkansas SMP – Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud | Division Home
      About:This program helps consumers understand more about healthcare fraud. It involves recruiting retired persons to teach Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to recognize and report healthcare fraud.
      Contact:Call 866-726-2916
      Website:Arkansas SMP – Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud
    • Service:IndependentChoices Program | Division Home
      About:Program supports at-home care by providing a monthly allowance in place of "Personal Care Services."
      Contact:Call 866-710-0456
    • Service:Living Choices Assisted Living | Division Home
      About:Services to provide housing, supportive services, personalized assistance and healthcare designed to respond to the individual needs of those who need help with activities of daily living.
      Contact:Call 501-682-2441
      Website:Living Choices Assisted Living
    • Service:Money Follows the Person Program | Division Home
      About:Program to transition individuals who have resided in institutions 90 days or longer into qualified home and community-based programs.
      Contact:Call 866-801-3435
    • Service:Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman | Division Home
      About:A statewide program, that advocates for the rights of long-term care residents. It is a statewide program of community advocates that addresses the complaints of nursing home and residential care facility residents. Its representatives provide information on facilities, work for systematic change, and monitor the activities of the regulatory system.
      Contact:Call 501-682-8952
      Website:Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman
    • Service:Senior Community Service Employment Program | Division Home
      About:This part-time program is for low-income persons age 55 and over who have poor employment prospects to help gain on-the-job training and work experience.
      Contact:Call 501-320-6571
      Website:Senior Community Service Employment Program
    • Service:The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program - (SFMNP) | Division Home
      About:(SFMNP) is a USDA funded program that provides low income seniors (60+) with coupons that can be exchanged for locally grown eligible foods (fruit, vegetables, honey, and fresh cut herbs) at participating farmer’s markets and roadside stands. In Arkansas the SFMNP is available in nine counties of northwest Arkansas, as follows: Benton, Carroll, Boone, Marion, Baxter, Washington, Madison, Newton, and Searcy. To enroll in the SFMNP a person must be age 60 or older, live in one of the participating counties, and have an income level within 185% of the poverty level. For information on enrollment contact the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas at 1-870-741-1144.
      Contact:Call 501-320-6575 | Email
      Website:The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program - (SFMNP)
  • Services
    • Service:Adult Abuse Hotline | Division Home
      About:Do you suspect an adult is being abused or neglected at home or in a care facility? If so, call our hotline to make a confidential report.
      Contact:Call 800-482-8049
    • Service:Adult Family Homes | Division Home
      About:The Adult Family Homes (AFH) services is offered through the ARChoices Home and Community-Based Waiver. The AFH are set up to provide personal care and supportive services (e.g., attendant care, transportation and medication oversight (to the extent permitted under State Law), that is provided in a certified private home by a principal care provider who lives in the home. AFH services provide a family living environment for adults who are functionally impaired and who, due to the severity of their functional impairments, are considered to be at imminent risk of death or serious bodily harm and, as a consequence, are not capable of fully independent living. AFH Services are provided in a home-like setting. The provider must include the beneficiary in the life of the family as much as possible. The provider must assist the beneficiary in becoming or remaining active in the community. Adult Family Homes add a dimension of family living to the provision of supportive services and personal care services such as: A. Bathing B. Dressing C. Grooming D. Care for occasional incontinence (bowel/bladder) E. Assistance with eating F. Enhancement of skills and independence in daily living G. Transportation to allow access to the community
      Contact:Call 501-320-6591 | Email
      Website:Adult Family Homes
    • Service:Adult Protective Services | Division Home
      About:Adult Protective Services investigates maltreatment, abuse, neglect and exploitation of individuals age 18 and older.
      Contact:Call 800-482-8049
    • Service:Choices in Living Resource Center | Division Home
      About:The Choices in Living Resource Center is an Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). We provide helpful information about long term services and supports in Arkansas. Trained Counselors are here to help you sort through the many options that are available and to assist you in making informed decisions. Anyone may contact us for assistance at 1-866-801-3435 — there is never a cost.
      Contact:Call 866-801-3435 | Email
      Website:Choices in Living Resource Center
    • Service:Long Term Care Complaints | Division Home
      About:The Office of Long Term Care investigates complaints against facilities as well as allegations of abuse or neglect of residents, theft of residents' property, and poor quality of resident care. Investigations are confidential, and you do not have to give your name when you file a complaint. If you choose to give your name, the Office of Long Term Care informs you when the investigation is completed.
      Contact:Call 800-582-4887 | Email