Help at Home

In-home Care Services
Referrals for in-home services are received by the care coordination staff of the Office for the Aging. Care coordinators assess the needs of an older person and can arrange for personal care and light housekeeping services. They may also arrange for other assistance for the individual such as meals, transportation, and home repairs based on the results of the assessment. Call 607-664-2322 for more information.

Home Delivered Meals
Nutritious meals are provided to homebound persons age 60 or older who are unable to meet their daily nutritional needs due to the inability to cook or grocery shop. Contact the Office for the Aging at 607-664-2298 to arrange for this service. If you live in the Corning School District, please call Corning Meals on Wheels at 607-962-7985 to arrange for meals in this area. Frequently Asked Questions About Nutrition Options

Home Repairs
For those in need of various home repairs, furnace replacement or to have a ramp built, contact the Office for the Aging at 607-664-2298. We will refer you to the most appropriate funding source or to a volunteer group or program who may be able to assist you with your concerns.

Personal Emergency Service
Office for the Aging can provide financial assistance to qualified elderly in need of personal emergency service. The service provides 24 hour emergency assistance at the push of a button. Call 607-664-2298 for more information.

Private Help List
A list of persons who are willing to work in private homes is available by calling 607-664-2322 or 866-221-7324.

Project CARE
Volunteers in the greater Bath area assist older individuals by making friendly visits, providing grocery shopping, chore services and transportation. Contact Office for the Aging at 607-664-2298 for more information. For similar services in the Corning and Hornell area, contact Faith In Action at 607-936-0941 or 607-324-1138.

Easy Rider Senior Transport is a new transportation service offered through Project CARE taking up to 6 individuals to grocery stores on pre-determined routes. For information about routes available, cal Project CARE at (607)664-2298.

Respite
This service provides temporary relief for the family caregiver of an older person. Call 866-221-7324 and we will help you sort out the respite options available.

Transportation
Office for the Aging subcontracts with Steuben Coordinated Transportation to connect qualified individuals with transportation services for non-emergency medical related visits and other necessities. Call 800-346-2211 for more information.

Transportation also available through Office for the Aging Project CARE and Faith in Action.

 
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