Alternatives to Nursing Homes

The links on this page provide you with information on a range of options, services and funding sources for the Office of Long-Term Living’s Home and Community-based Services.

Aging Waiver

Home and community-based program for individuals 60 years of age or over.

Attendant Care Program

Home and community-based program for individuals with physical disabilities capable of a) selecting and supervising attendant care worker(s); b) managing your own financial affairs; and c) managing your own legal affairs.

COMMCARE Waiver

Home and community-based program for individuals who experience a medically determinable diagnosis of traumatic brain injury.

Independence Waiver

Home and community-based program for individuals with physical disabilities.

Nursing Home Transition

Program to help nursing home residents to move back into their home and the community.

LIFE (Living Independence for the Elderly)

Allows the elderly to live independently on their own while receiving services and supports that meet the health and personal needs of the individual.

OBRA Waiver

Home and community-based program for individuals with severe developmental physical disabilities.

Specialized Services

Program to provide training, encouragement, and other tangible supports, which enable a person to acquire, regain, improve, or maximize their skills and abilities.

Contact

Long-Term Living Helpline
Toll free 1-800-753-8827

Office of Long-Term Living
Bureau of Individual Support
(717) 787-8091