Home Health Aides provide weekly basic personal care for those seniors who need this help. The aides help with bathing, nail care, hair and skin care and offer blood pressure monitoring. Home Health aides are supervised by Debbie Steele who serves as the in-home coordinator for the program . A suggested donation of $5.00 per hour is requested to help cover costs.
Home Maker Aides come into the home every other week to assist with vacuuming, mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, assisting with laundry and performing other minor tasks. A suggested donation of $5.00 per hour is requested to help cover costs.
The Home Repair Program is under the supervision of Ron Thelen assisted by HAPPI volunteers. This program focuses on home repairs that enhance safety, accessibility and weatherization for the elderly client. Either the client or family members are responsible for the cost of materials. Again donations will help cover the costs.
Medical Transportation Services is under the direction of Sue Gorby. The service is provided by volunteers or paid staff to transport seniors (and handicapped persons under the age of 60) to medical appointments. There are other medical transporters and their services are encouraged prior to requesting this service from the COA which offers a limited service. A suggested donation of $.30 per mile is requested to help cover costs
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