Home & Community Based Senior Grants

Home and Community Based Senior Grants fund non-profit agencies to provide services to physically frail individuals 60 years of age and over, individuals of any age with Alzheimer's Disease or Related Disorders (ADRD) and caregivers to assist these Alaskans to maintain as much independence as possible and improve their quality at home or in a community-based setting. HCB Senior Grants include the following programs:

Adult Day Services:

Day care services at a center for adults with impairments, primarily, Alzheimer's Disease or Related Disorders, provided in a protective group setting that is facility-based. Therapeutic and social activities are designed to meet and promote the client's level of functioning through individual plans of care. Adult Day services provide support, respite and education for families and other caregivers, provide opportunities for social interaction and serve as an integral part of the aging network. 

Senior In-Home Services:

Services that provide a flexible menu of in-home services designed to meet the individual's and family's needs. Services include care coordination, chore, respite, extended respite and supplemental services.

National Family Caregiver Support Program Services:

Services provided to the caregiver of anyone 60 and over or grandparents who are 55 and over raising grandchildren. Services include information and assistance accessing services, respite, caregiver support groups, caregiver training and supplemental services.

ADRD Education and Support:

A statewide grant program providing outreach, information and referral, education, consultation and support provided to individuals with ADRD (Alzheimer's disease and related disorders), their family caregivers, professionals in the field and the general public about ADRD. A goal of the program is to raise awareness of ADRD and the issues faced by families and communities.

ADRD Mini-Grants:

Grants available on a statewide bases to Alaskans diagnosed with ADRD [Alzheimer's disease and related disorders: including Parkinson's Dementia, Multi-infarct Dementia (stroke related), Pick's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Huntington's Disease or Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.] The maximum benefit per individual per year is $2,500 and pays for supplies or services that are not covered by other sources. Information and applications are available at www.alzalaska.org or by calling 561-3313 or 1-800-478-1080.

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Jessica Spurrier, MSW
Health Program Manager II
DHSS/Senior and Disabilities Services/Senior Grants Unit
PO Box 110680
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0680
Phone: (907) 465-5810
Fax: (907) 465-1170