Area II Agency on Aging

Area II Agency on Aging

Address: 6714 Neibauer Rd. Billings, MT 59106

Phone Numbers: (406) 256-6568 or (800) 551-3191 (Information) or (800) 266-4183 (national)

Website: www.area2aging.org

Email Contact: areatwo@midrivers.com or kerdie@midrivers.com

Fax Number: (406) 323-3859

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8AM-6PM

Eligibility: 60 years of age and older plus disabled

Description: Area II grew out of the Older Americans Act of 1965, which developed federal, state, and local structures to administer programs to help the elderly maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities. In the State of Montana the Older American Act is administered by the Aging Services Bureau, Department of Public Health and Human Services. As local, grassroot resources, Area Agencies have advisory counsels who review and comment on all programs affecting seniors.

Home and Community Based Program: Medicaid Waiver for individuals who qualify for nursing home placement and Medicaid service but care is provided in either their own home or in an assisted living facility.

Area II Self-Directed Personal Care Program: Medicaid reimbursed  program for individuals needing personal care services whereby the
client chooses whom they want to be a care provider who in turn  becomes an Area II Agency on Aging employee.  Client approves time sheet, it is submitted to Area II for payment.

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