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  • Bridging Resources West Virginia

    Bridging Resources West Virginia is a system dedicated to connecting individuals with the resources they need to improve lives throughout the mountain state.  Bridging Resources WV supports older adults, caregivers, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and families with a comprehensive system for transforming the existing and various access points of West Virginia’s long-term services and supports (LTSS) system into a single access system.  Tell your story once.


  • Community Living Services Program

    A list of all counties in West Virginia with the name of the Center for Independent Living that provides Community Living Services Program services for the county.


  • Difficult is not a Diagnosis

    Residents may not be able to express themselves using words. Instead, they express themselves through actions. Sometimes these actions are conveying “distress.” The response should be to identify the source of the distress and address it – not mask the symptoms with medications.


  • Emergency Housing Guide for Seniors

    Emergency housing programs give homeless individuals a safe place to stay and offer extra support to help residents transition to other housing options, making them a valuable resource for older adults experiencing homelessness.


  • Grants for Seniors

    Resources to guide seniors and retirees when they need help.  Topics include:  

    Financial Help, Health Care, Help with Rent, Housing Assistance, Food, Clothing Assistance, Transportation Assistance

  • Guide to Housing and Mortgages for Seniors

    This guide will help seniors of all ages to understand some of the options open to them and precautions that they should take when it comes to owning a home, downsizing, paying a mortgage, taking out a reverse mortgage, and selling property.


  • A New Resource for Aging and Disability Communities is a platform for the aging and disability communities to post information and resources regarding the new HCBS settings rule and steps each state is making to comply with the new rule. Click on a state or choose from the list below to see resources, dates and deadlines, state documents, news, and other information from that state. This site is a work in progress that relies on state and national partners to find information and share resources.


  • Lighthouse Program

    Lighthouse is designed to assist those seniors who have functional needs in their homes, but whose income or assets disqualify them for Medicaid services. The Lighthouse Program, available in each county, is funded entirely by state monies and provides support in four areas: personal care, mobility, nutrition, and housekeeping.


  • Medicare

    The Official US Government Site for People with Medicare.


  • Medicare and You Information

    Summary of Medicare benefits, rights and protections, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about Medicare. (128 pages)


  • Medicare Extra Help Information for Caregivers and Organizations

    Information about getting help with prescription drug cost for people with Medicare coverage.


  • Medicare Extra Help with Prescription Drug Plan Costs

    To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be on Medicare, have limited income and resources, and reside in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia.


  • Mesothelioma Center Life Expectancy Page

    The Mesothelioma Center Life Expectancy Page contains facts and resources for people diagnosed with mesothelioma.


  • Mountain State Centers for Independent Living

    With a Center in Huntington and Beckley, MTSTCIL is a community-based organization providing advocacy, networking, and resources to people with disabilities and their families. The centers are a place where people with disabilities are free to meet, share, learn and plan lives of greater independence and self reliance.


  • National Council for Aging Care's Guide to Military Veteran Benefit Options

    Helping you navigate your veteran benefit options.


  • Northern West Virginia Center for Independent Living

    Northern West Virginia Center for Independent Living is an advocacy resource center for personswith disabilities and the communities in which they live.


  • Pride Community Services

    PRIDE offers a multitude of programs geared at assisting low income individuals and families to move out of poverty and toward self sufficiency. Currently the agency operates Senior nutrition sites in Logan, Chapmanville and Millcreek; Head Start Centers in Logan, Chapmanville, Dehue, Lorado and Buffalo; and in conjunction with the Logan County Board of Education we operate specialized collaborative classrooms in several schools; Weatherization Program; CSBG Program; Child and Adult Food Care Program; Case Management and In-Home Care Programs.


  • Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities

    Equips senior living staff with resources to promote mental health and prevent suicide and encourage active participation among residents. Includes guidelines for integrating suicide prevention into ongoing programs, hands-on tools, and training manuals.


  • Social Security Administration

    Official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.


  • Southwestern Community Action Council, Inc. Mature Worker Program

    The program works with community agencies to help income-qualified participants 55 and over to find jobs, increase skills and supplement their incomes. Cabell, Lincoln, Mason, and Wayne counties.


  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program

    Provides free, objective, and confidential help to West Virginia Medicare beneficiaries and their families who need information about their Medicare benefits, Medicare supplement insurance companies, supplement plans and monthly rate comparisons, long-term care insurance plans, and help with paying Medicare costs.


  • Take Me Home

    Helping West Virginians in long-term care facilities get back home.  Individuals wishing to transition to the community often face numerous obstacles including a lack of funds for security and utility deposits, lack of basic household items and furniture, limited community supports, and no one to help develop comprehensive plans to transition home. Take Me Home helps address many of these barriers by providing services and supports including Transition Coordination, Pre-Transition Case Management and Community Transition Services to qualified applicants.

  • The West Virginia Aging & Disability Resource Network (ADRN)

    The ADRN is a state-funded resource and is a division of the West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services.  There is a wide-ranging list of resources available to you on our web site.  This list is offered for informational purposes and to assist you.  The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services does not endorse or recommend any agency or business listed.


  • Visually Impaired Seniors In-Home Outreach and Networking Services (VISIONS)

    VISIONS is an independent living program for seniors with vision loss. Services are provided free to qualified applicants. Leaving your home or community is not necessary to receive VISIONS services.


  • West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

    Information tailored to those who are seeking to locate programs and services for themselves or their loved ones and also for professionals who may be looking for up-to-date information relating to the field of aging.


  • West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care

    The West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care provides assistance to West Virginians so that at the end of life they know what medical treatments they want and their wishes are respected.


  • West Virginia Estate Recovery Program brochure

    The information in this brochure is intended to provide only a general description of the State of West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Medicaid Estate Recovery Program.


  • West Virginia Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver Program

    The Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver (ADW) Program provides in-home and community services to individuals 18 years of age and older who are medically and financially eligible.


  • West Virginia Olmstead Office

    Homepage of West Virginia's Olmstead office. Includes information about Olmstead and filing complaints.


  • West Virginia Senior Legal Aid, Inc.

    Needy senior West Virginians age 60 and over anywhere in the state can get our help through this website, or by calling us at 1-800-229-5068.


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