The Area Agency on Aging contracts to provide a variety of services for seniors in their own home. If you or a loved one may benefit from any of these services, please contact the Area Agency on Aging at (208) 522-5391 and we will gladly help determine eligibility for services.
Home delivered meals are nutritious meals that are delivered to homebound seniors age 60 years or older and their spouses. The drivers who deliver the meals make daily contact and check on the well-being of seniors they visit. The Area Agency on Aging contracts with 11 Home Delivered Meal providers, serving eight of our nine counties. Meals are free of charge for those who qualify. Donations are always accepted.
Home-bound seniors are able to remain in their homes in part because of the delivery of hot, cold or frozen meals.
Persons eligible to participate or to receive services are individuals 60 years of age or older.
Homemaker services provide care for older persons to help them maintain, strengthen, and safeguard their personal functioning in their own homes with:
Thanks to the generosity of the United Way, we have limited funding to provide Homemaker services to individuals under the age of 60.
Chore can provide assistance with routine yard work, sidewalk maintenance, heavy cleaning, or minor household maintenance to persons who have functional limitations that prohibit them from performing these tasks.
Telephone Reassurance allows individuals who would normally require assistance to remain in their homes. Phone calls are placed by volunteers to older individuals and disabled adults at home to ensure their well-being.
Friendly Visiting is performed by individuals (usually volunteers) who visit or read to an older individual during a home visit.