Elderly Assistance

These resources include information on companion care, personal care services, help with meals, and other in-home services.

  • Adult Protective Services

    Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates reports of adult abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation while providing least restrictive interventions. It is the mission of APS to provide support and services to vulnerable adults to improve the safety, well-being, and independence of victims of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and financial exploitation.

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  • Aging & Disability Resource Network

    The West Virginia Aging & Disability Resource Network (ADRN) is a professionally staffed office that assists seniors and persons with disabilities find appropriate long-term services and supports. The ADRN professionals also help individuals apply for those services that suit their independent living and long-term care needs.

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  • Central WV Aging Services

    Provides companion care and personal care services that are designed to take over or assist in the activities that elders need to be able to stay at home safely and with dignity. These may include medication and fluids reminders, light housekeeping, meal preparation, grooming or bathing assistance, transport to medical appointments, and running errands.

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  • Hospice of Southern WV

    Hospice of Southern West Virginia (HSWV) services are provided primarily in the home but can be carried out at long-term facilities, personal care homes or at The Bowers Hospice House. Hospice of Southern West Virginia’s mission is to provide compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care that promotes the highest quality of living during life-limiting illness and in times of grief to individuals, families and the communities we serve.

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  • Putnam County Aging Program

    Putnam Aging Program sponsors the Fayette County Senior Programs. 3 sites serve a nutritious lunch daily at 12:00 (except Oak Hill which serves at 11:30), Monday through Friday, except on State observed holidays or periods of inclement weather. Contact Mary Bragg for Oak Hill and Meadow Bridge locations, contact Betty Wood for Smithers location.

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    Mary Bragg
    304-465-8484
    Oak Hill Nutrition Site
    108 Lewis Street,
    Oak Hill, WV 25901

    Meadow Bridge Nutrition Site
    8910 Sewell Creek Road, Meadow Bridge, WV 25976

    Betty Wood
    304-465-8484
    Smithers Nutrition Site
    518 Michigan Avenue, Smithers, WV 25186

  • Right at Home

    Whether a family member needs a little extra help around the house, assistance recovering from a hospital stay or someone to check in on them throughout the week, Right at Home in-home care is the answer. Our Caregivers are specially trained to provide just the services your loved one needs. We modify our custom care plan for your family member as their needs change, allowing them to live at home as long as possible. Giving you the peace of mind knowing your loved one is receiving quality care, right in their own home.

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  • Social Security Administration

    The Social Security Administration provides benefits and services surrounding Retirement, Disability, Medicare, Survivor Benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

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  • WV Bureau of Senior Services

    The Bureau of Senior Services will continue to focus on the changing needs of older West Virginians and to lead the way with programs that promote health, dignity and independence. Providing senior programs and services that are offered throughout the state of West Virginia, from transportation to meals to exercise classes to in-home services.

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