The below departments or agencies have programs that will pay for many of our services. These programs have qualifying criteria and each department or agency determines the “plan of care.”
Qualifying individuals are welcome to select Independent Life to provide the care as Independent Life is a provider under all these programs. All of these programs may take several weeks or months to get into place. Families, clients and care recipients are able to utilize our services on a private duty or private pay basis until their particular program starts.
State of Nevada Programs
State of Nevada Medicaid
1 800 525 2395
The area of State of Nevada Medicaid that covers our services is called the PCS program (PCS = Personal Care Services). Ask about eligibility and specifically the Personal Care Services program.
State of Nevada Department of Aging
702 668 4250
The State of Nevada also offers the Home and Department of Aging Community Based Waiver (HCBW formerly CHIP). Ask about eligibility and specifically the Personal Care Services program.
State of Nevada WIN Program
702 668 4250
This State of Nevada program is specially designed for individuals with physical disabilities and under the age of 64. Ask about eligibility and specifically the Personal Care Services program.
Respite Voucher Programs
702 248 2770
These two organizations award “respite” care vouchers that can be used to pay of our services. They distribute these twice a year and the recipients have six months to use the funds. Ask to be mailed an application for the Respite Voucher Program.
Helping Hands of Vegas Valley
702 633 7284
Veterans Home Care
888 314 6075
This business assists veterans and spouses obtain the special VA pension of “Aid and Attendance”. This pension is available to pay for Independent Life services.
Independent Life is a subcontractor for Veterans Home Care; it is our caregivers providing the care.
The VA also has their Homemaker and Respite programs which pay for many of our services. The VA has asked Independent Life to be a provider under these programs. We currently assist over 150 Veterans in these programs. Contact your Primary Care Physician regarding the Homemaker and Respite Programs
Two other overall good State of Nevada information areas are Aging and Disability Resource Center with the website of: www.nevadaadrc.com and Nevada 211 information center with the website of: www.nevada211.org
Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis Care
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
This world famous hospital system has office in downtown Las Vegas who specialize in these neurological conditions.
Nathan Adelson Hospice
Provides hospice care to Southern Nevada residences.
They have both inpatient and outpatient capabilities and services are covered by Medicare.
This list above does not represent any endorsement of any facility or service. Independent Life is providing this list as a public service to the community. Homecare is a very serious issue and thorough research should be conducted when considering any facility or service.
Independent Life provides senior homecare, elder care, in-home care to the Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Summerlin, Boulder City and Henderson, Nevada communities.
Please call Independent life at (702) 871-2273 to schedule a free in home consolutation where we will
guide you through all local national and local resources available to you or your loved one.