Resources

Aging & Disability Resource Center

Nebraska’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is the best place for you, family, friends, caregivers and providers to get information about long-term services and supports for older adults and persons with disabilities of any age.

The ADRC is the “one-stop shop” at the community level to help you make informed decisions about long term services and support.  It is a collaborative effort between aging and disability organizations.

The ADRC will assist:

  • Persons age 60 and over
  • Persons with disabilities of any age
  • Family members, caregivers, advocates and providers for these groups

The Nebraska ADRC will provide:

  • Information and Assistance.

Our information and assistance staff will help you with your questions and concerns about long term care.  Do you have questions about:

  • Living arrangements related to long-term care
  • In-home services such as housekeeping, personal care, respite, equipment, care coordination
  • Paying for long term care services
  • Health promotion, prevention
  • Adult protective services, abuse, neglect, financial exploitation
  • Mental health services
  • Financial and other basic needs such as food, shelter, Medicaid, Medicare, etc.
  • Legal issues such as consumer rights, advocacy, power of attorney, guardianship, etc.

Information and assistance staff are available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM by calling (844) 843-6364 or (308) 234-1851

  • Options Counseling
  • Making decisions about long term care services can be difficult.  An Options Counselor can provide unbiased information that is relevant to your needs, preferences and goals.  This person-centered service supports you in making informed choices about long term care service options.  We can meet with you, your family and caregivers in person to talk about what is available to meet your current and future needs for care.

Options Counselors are available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  To schedule an appointment, call (844) 843-6364 or (308) 234-1851.

You can also look at the ADRC website with statewide information for you, your family and caregivers:  www.ADRCNebraska.org (http://nebraska.networkofcare.org/aging/)

The website has information that includes:

  • Services
  • A library with information on health, medications, symptom checker
  • Legislation at the State and Federal level
  • Assistive devices
  • Prescription drug assistance
  • Fall Prevention
  • Medicare
  • My Personal Health Record (My PHR) to organize and store your medical and health care information.
  • And much more

The ADRC is here to help you navigate through what can be a consuming and complicated maze of services and programs.  We will collaborate and partner with multiple community providers to obtain and access information and services for you.  All of our information and assistance is free and confidential.

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More Resources

The Agency works with many different businesses, organizations, and programs that provide services to the senior population. The Agency can assist individuals in securing needed information and/or services that may not be offered through the Agency.

In addition, as changes occur in programs, the law, services, etc…the Agency plays an important role in keeping up-to-date on current information related to the senior population. The Information and Assistance program offers information, answers to questions, and appropriate referral services anywhere in the United States.

Please visit the following organizations to find additional services for seniors. Clicking the links below will open a new browser. Just close the new window to return here.

AARP

Administration for Community Living

Alzheimer’s Association

Answers 4 Families

Eldercare Locator

Family Caregiver Alliance

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Medicare

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

Nebraska Department of Insurance

Caregiver Action Network

Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network

Social Security

Aging Individuals on a walk