The Division of Aging and Adult Services serves as a link between the national Administration on Aging and local programs, Area Agencies on Aging.
Food & Nutrition
In addition to health and fitness benefits, good nutrition is crucial as we age and our physical capacity declines. Research shows seniors who do not eat nutritionally well-balanced diets often display symptoms similar to those of serious disease or illness, which may result in costly and often unnecessary treatment.
Getting from A to B
For many seniors, getting to and from medical clinics, treatment facilities and pharmacies is difficult. Local transportation services can help lessen the burden.
Rides available to various locations and for various needs, to include:For more information, contact the local Area Agency on Aging nearest you
Utah Caregiver Support Program (UCSP)
Support for family caregivers
The Utah Caregiver Support Program offers in-home services that support family caregivers of individuals with health, mobility, neurological or functional limitations in hopes of enabling them to care for their loved one as long as possible and delay facility placement. There is no low income requirement.
The program offers five categories of resources and services to family caregivers to best meet the range of their needs, including:
Am I eligible to receive services?
A family caregiver is an adult family member or another individual (18 years or older) who is an informal (unpaid) provider of in-home and community care to:
A family caregiver can also be an older relative (55 years or older) who is:
Home & Community Based Services
The Area Agencies on Aging offer a variety of in-home services that allow adults to remain in their home and receive supportive services.
In-Home and Community
Medicaid Aging Waiver
Senior Health Insurance Information Program
Call Toll Free 1-(800) 541-7735
The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP, is a national program that offers one-on-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.
Medicare Plan Finder
Find a plan here
View web site
National Association of Insurance Commissioners Long Term Care
See long term care options here
Choosing a Medigap (Medicare Supplement) Policy
View policy here