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The ElderPages Directory lists the services available through the Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly. Click on an item in the table below to view services offered within each category.

Adult Day Services include the following sub-categories:

Medical Model Adult Day Services
Social Model Adult Day Services

Adult Day Services are group programs that, through individual care plans, help to meet the needs of adults who have physical or cognitive impairments. Participants attend an on-site program one or more days per week on a regular basis during specified hours. They then return to their own homes for the remainder of the day and night. Meals, structured group programs, as well as opportunities for individual activities, are offered.
General Advocacy
Ombudsman Services
This category includes a variety of appraisers and household estate services.
Programs offering special auto services for seniors
These organizations can provide recommendations and referrals to older adults or their family members on living arrangements, health and disability, financial resources, family/caregiver support, crisis intervention and advocacy. The goal is to help clients understand, plan and manage their overall care so that the elder can attain their maximum potential. Some of the providers listed below are Aging Life Care Professionals and are thereby endorsed by the Aging Life Care Association (formerly the National Association of Geriatric Care Managers). To identify those specific providers, go to www.aginglifecare.org
This New York State Medicaid program provides services to chronically ill or physically disabled individuals who have a medical need for help with activities of daily living (ADL's) or skilled nursing services. Services can include any of the services provided by a home health aide or nurse. Recipients have flexibility and freedom in choosing their caregivers. The consumer or the person acting on the consumer's behalf assumes full responsibility for hiring, training, supervising, and if need be terminating the employment of persons providing the services. https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/longterm/cdpap.htm
Educational opportunities specifically for older adults or related to serving and caring for the aging population. This includes lifelong learning and auditing opportunities for older adults as well.
Emergency Services include the following sub-categories:

Crisis Intervention, Elder Abuse Prevention and Protection Services
Emergency Assistance
Emergency Response Systems
Bookkeeping & Tax Preparation
Entitlement Assistance
Financial Assistance
Financial Planning
Money Management
Food and Nutrition includes the following sub-categories:

For Meal Preparation See Page 38
Meals, Home Delivered
Nutrition Centers
Nutrition Counseling
Funeral Homes
Government Agencies include the following sub-categories:

Federal, State and County Agencies
Social Service Agencies
Veterans Services
Community-based Health Services include the following sub-categories:

Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling and Treatment
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Blind and Visually Impaired, Services for
Disabilities - Developmental/Physical
Disease-specific Organizations
End of Life Care-Comfort Homes
End of Life Care-Hospice Programs
Evaluation - Medical Geriatric
Evaluation - PRI and Screen/Nursing Assessment
Fitness Centers - Exercise Programs
Hearing Impaired and Deaf, Services for
Hospitals
Medical Centers/Clinics
Medical Equipment and Home Accessibility

Home-based Home Health Services include the following sub-categories:

Certified Home Health Agencies
Licensed Home Health Care Services
Long Term Home Health Care Programs
Nursing Home Transition and Diversion(NHTD) Program
Physician Home Services
Therapies

Home Health Service is medical support provided at home and may include "hands-on" services such as skilled nursing (medication dispensing, wound care, etc.), therapies, personal care (bathing, dressing, transfers, etc.).
Home Support Services include the following sub-categories:

Home Support Services/Companion Care
Home Repair, Modification, and/or Maintenance
Home Safety/Security
Pharmacies that Deliver

Home Support Services are non-medical services NOT including "hands-on" care such as Bathing, Wound Care, Transfers and Medication Dispensing, although medication reminders may be permitted. Payment sources include private pay, long term care insurance, Managed Long Term Care Medicaid programs (MLTC) if approved. This includes: Companionship, Meal Preparation, Medication Reminders, Light Housekeeping, Laundry, Incidental Transportation to Appointments, Shopping and Errands, 24-hour Care and In-Home Pet Care.
Assists older adults and families with the physical, emotional and logistical demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes.
Housing Options include the following sub-categories:

Adult Care Facilities
Alzheimer's/Memory Impaired Housing (Licensed)
Assisted Living Facilities
Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Enhanced Assisted Living Program (Licensed)
Independent Living Apartments-Patio Homes/Townhouses
Independent Living Apartments-Subsidized/Affordable
NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community)
Shared Housing or Group Residence

Community senior housing options range from independent settings to those that incorporate a full range of support services. A description of housing level is included at the beginning of the sub-category listing.
Insurance includes the following sub-categories:

Life Insurance
Health Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Medicaid Managed Long Term Care (MMLTC)
Medicare Supplements/Prescription Coverage
Legal Services include the following categories:

Agency Based Legal Services
Elder Law Attorneys
Mental Services include the following sub-categories:

Bereavement Counseling
Inpatient/Residential Mental Health Services
Outpatient Mental Health Services
Nursing Homes/Inpatient Rehabilitation includes the following sub-categories:

Alzheimers' Disease/Memory Impaired Units
Nursing Homes

Also known as Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF), Nursing Homes provide 24-hour medical and social services to frail elderly and chronically disabled individuals, and those in need of rehabilitation. All nursing homes provide inpatient rehabilitation. These residential facilities represent the most complex level of senior care on a short or long term basis. Many have Alzheimer's/Special Care Units designed to serve individuals with memory impairments. Some offer short-term respite stays
Rehabilitation Services include the following sub-categories:

Inpatient (listed under Nursing Homes/Inpatient Rehabilitation)
Outpatient
Vocational

Rehabilitation services provide various combinations of professional therapies and medically-related disciplines to restore strength and improve living skills.
Respite Care includes the following sub-categories:

Facility-based Respite Providers
Home-based Respite Providers

Respite Care can provide relief to a caregiver by providing a supportive environment for a loved one while the caregiver is vacationing, traveling on business, or during an illness. Respite Care can be provided in the home or in a facility.
Senior and recreational community centers offering educational, recreational, social or health programs specifically for seniors.
Sub category:
Social and Recreational Activities and Programs
Senior Employment Programs
Realtor Estate Agents that identify themselves as specializing in helping older adults with buying or selling their homes. Some Realtors have an additional certification as being a Seniors Real Estate Specialists or SRES. For a comprehensive listing of SRES visit www.seniorsrealestate.com
Volunteer opportunities specifically for those 55 and older.
Provides instruction to understand computers, smart phones and other devices.