The Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging is a organization that helps seniors and low income families in Accomack and Northampton Counties in Virginia. The non-profit also provides social services and low income assistance programs in the region.
The organization provides high-quality human services to the community. The staff is dedicated to providing comprehensive services. The case managers from ESAAA/CAA work with residents of Accomack and Northampton County in all stages of their life. The center will offer a variety of services that can be tailored to each person’s individual needs. The agency will connect people with resources in the community and government benefits as needed.
Resources focused on seniors
The SMP helps people who are enrolled in Medicare to detect and report possible cases of fraud and billing issues. Volunteers help seniors and their companions understand medical bills, their Medicare Summary Notices, statements, and other related correspondence, all with the aim of preventing extra costs. If you’re confused about something on your bill or statement from your provider, talk to a SMP volunteer. They can help explain it to you and can also help if you suspect fraudulent activity.
VICAP and the associated counselors from Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging help seniors understand government health care. Medicaid and Medicare Supplemental Insurance can help with everyday medical bills. VICAP counselors help with enrolling in low-cost prescription drug plans under Medicare Part D. If you qualify, counselors that are part of VICAP may come to your house to visit if you are disabled or elderly.
The objective of the ESAAA/CAA Home Services Department’s Homemaker Assistance and Medicaid Personal Care Title III Programs is to provide assistance to senior and disabled residents.
Those who live in Accomack and nearby counties may be eligible for in-home assistance, which would allow them to stay in their own homes, apartments, or community-based settings. The Personal Care Programs provide assistance with activities such as dressing, bathing, meal preparation, free food, and supervision. These programs help people who are unable to perform these activities on their own. The aging office’s CNA or PCA staff members also provide assistance with light-duty housekeeping services as an additional service.
If you are caring for a loved one, you will need to take breaks every now and then. They will come into your home and provide care and respite services for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or other related dementias. This service provides care and respite for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or other related dementias in your home. The agencies allow certified nursing assistants to have several hours each month to visit friends, do needed errands, take a walk, or just sit and relax.
The services that are provided to an individual are based on an initial assessment of what that person needs. These services can range from helping with household chores, offering advice on groceries and cooking, to providing companionship. Please call our Home Services Department at 757-442-9652 or 800-452-5977 for more information.
The Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging and its volunteers deliver meals to people who fit the program’s requirements. In order to qualify, participants must be struggling to obtain or prepare enough food items; be at least 60 years old; have a disability; be confined to their home and/or unable to take part in the Congregate Meal Program. This means that they are not able to feed themselves. This means that someone needs to be home to receive the food when it is delivered. The agency will suggest an affordable donation amount for the meal, but if you are able to do this, then the driver should be given the donation at the time of meal delivery.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program is a federally funded program that encourages low-income older adults over the age of 55 to participate in part-time employment. The service connects older adults with local minimum-wage employment, typically with a nonprofit, church or some public agency in Northampton County. If you are a senior and are interested in finding out more information, please call 757-442-9652.
Financial aid from the Eastern Shore community action agency
S. Department of Health and Human Services The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federal block grant that is administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This program provides financial assistance to low-income households to help pay for home energy costs. The cat is sleeping on the mat The cat is resting on the mat. The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Community Services helps communities by providing resources and support. The program is designed to help low-income households pay for their energy bills and stay warm during the winter. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a government program that helps low-income families pay for energy costs. LIHEAP can help with paying an electric bill or repairing or replacing a heating or cooling system.
qualified families can often get help paying for weatherization from their local Community Action Agency. The WAP program helps low-income households in Accomack, including the elderly, with the high costs of home energy bills. This means that people who are over 60, have disabilities, or have young children are given priority.
Accomack and Northampton residents who are renting or owning their homes are invited to apply for Weatherization assistance. Some of the improvements and energy conservation measures help regulate the temperature in homes so that they are warmer in winter and cooler in the summer. Weatherization improves the health, comfort, and safety of a home while also saving the occupants money on utility bills. The average household saves 30% or more.
As part of this, contractors from the Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging – Community Action Agency may provide insulation for walls, floors, attics, water heaters, and exposed pipes. There is also the option to tune-up, repair, or replace your heating unit and/or air conditioner. Other services include repairing and replacing weather stripping and caulking, broken window panes, and installing ventilation fans.
For more information, please contact the Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging/Community Action Agency. The location is located at 5432 Bayside Rd., Exmore, Virginia 23350. To speak to a customer service representative, please call 800-452-5977.