Client must qualify for Nursing Home level of care (SNF or ICF); must be 18 or over; must qualify for full Medicaid; must need help with personal care; must have informal support.
Watauga County Department of Social Services.
Call the Project on Aging and speak with a Case Manager. An FL2 must be completed by the physician.
Call the Project on Aging and speak with a social worker.
The Senior Center offers many activities for the 60+ population.
See Senior Center activities.
No for all services except Home Delivered Meals.
No charges for services, per donation only.
No - see In-Home Aide.
No, Social Security does not come to the Senior Center effective May 13, 2011. For information please call the Wilkesboro office at 1-866-331-2298 or online at www.ssa.gov.
Yes, at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center every Tuesday starting the first Tuesday in February and the last Tuesday, before April 15th; and two days during tax season at the Western Watauga Community Center. Call for an appointment.
Yes, at both Senior Centers as funding allows. Call for an appointment.
132 Poplar Grove Connector Suite A, Boone, NC. See map for directions.
Yes. Lois E. Harrill at 12 noon, M-F
Western Watauga Community Center at 11:30 M-F
Per donation only.
See the menu.
Yes, through In-Home Aide services and AppalCart.
CAP services - must be eligible for Medicaid. All other services not based on income.
No - unless CAP services. In-Home Aide services -maximum is 4 hours every week. Services usually start at 2 - 4 hours every other week.
Call Department of Social Services at (828) 265-8100.
No, not at this time. Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living has a Group Respite Program. For more information, call Deerfield Ridge at (828) 264-0336.