Help with Services for Older Adults
Passages’ Information and Assistance program provides information about and access to community services, including housing, food and meals, legal help, and low-income programs.
Passages’ Multi-Purpose Senior Services program coordinates the care of people who, because of age, illness or disability, have difficulty arranging and managing services on their own. The goal is to foster independent living in the community.
Family Caregiver Support
Passages’ Caregiver Support program provides consultation, training, support groups, and respite care for family caregivers who provide in-home care to frail, older adults and to adults with brain or neurological impairment.
Advocating for People in Long-Term Care
Passages’ Long-Term Care Ombudsman program helps advocate for, protect the rights of, and preserve the dignity of people living in nursing homes and residential care facilities.
Passages’ Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) helps Medicare beneficiaries understand Medicare; find options for health care insurance coverage, including prescription drug plans; learn about long-term care insurance options; apply for low-income healthcare programs; report fraud; and resolve insurance problems.
Passages’ Volunteer Community Services program offers opportunities for adults to volunteer, including serving children in schools as a Foster Grandparent and assisting older adults as a Senior Companion and peer counselor.
Counseling and Support
Passages’ Connections program provides mental health screening, counseling, peer support, and both community and professional mental health education for adults age 60 and older living in Butte County.