Professional, certified counselors conduct assessments to determine the best, most cost effective options to meet their clients’ needs.
The mission of the Ombudsman Program is to serve as an advocate for older persons receiving long-term care services. Local Ombudsmen provide older Virginians and their families with information, advocacy, complaint counseling, and assistance in resolving care problems. The program also represents the interests of long-term care consumers before state and federal government agencies and the General Assembly.
Adult Day Health Services Two adult day break centers provide respite services for caregivers who need respite from providing 24-hour care of a loved one. Adult day care centers provide a safe place where adults with disabilities can go for a day or even a few hours. Centers, open to people 18 years and older, are staffed with professionals who care for people who have Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral palsy, head and spinal cord trauma, chronic diseases and other disabilities.
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Bay Aging legal partners provide legal assistance to low-income seniors age 60 and over.
Every county in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck region has a senior center that caters to its area seniors. Centers are places of learning, socializing, exercising and engaging in numerous enriching programs.
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Seniors receive work-based job training to re-enter the workforce. The program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors 55 years and over. Participants have access to employment assistance through American Job Centers.
Long-term care services for at-risk, frail, homebound adults. Assistance such as bathing, dressing, feeding and toileting are among the services delivered.
Care Transitions Intervention
Evidence based model of transitional care for Medicare patients at-risk of re-hospitalization within 30 days of discharge. Care Transitions Intervention is part of the hospital plan of care.
Medicare beneficiaries receive personal counseling and education or information and education in a group setting. All are designed for Medicare beneficiaries to explore the options that best meet their healthcare needs.
Veterans-directed home and community services for eligible veterans of any age who want to live at home longer and stay out of more expensive skilled nursing facilities. Bay Aging receives referrals from Hunter McGuire Veterans Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia.
RSVP is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. People use the skills and talents they have learned over the years, or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer activities within their community.
Volunteers deliver nutritious meals to frail, homebound seniors. Meal deliveries also include friendly visits and safety checks from the volunteers and staff. Receiving meals enables seniors to remain healthier and living in their homes longer.