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Adults and Aging Services

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The Department of Human Services administers programs and services that help older adults and people with physical disabilities to live safely and productively in the least restrictive, appropriate setting.


Assisted Living Services
Family Caregiver Support Program
Federally funded under the Older Americans Act, this program offers help to caregivers.
Home and Community-Based Care
North Dakota provides home and community-based services through several programs, which each serve different needs.
MDS 3.0 SECTION Q - Local Contact Agency Referral and Discharge Planning Process (for individuals residing in nursing homes who want to transition to community living)
Information and Assistance - Aging and Disability Resource-LINK
The Department of Human Services operates an Aging and Disability Resource-LINK funded under the Older Americans Act.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Individuals residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, basic care homes, or hospital swing bed, transitional and sub-acute settings may have concerns about their care. This program is intended to help resolve concerns.
Qualified Service Providers
Information about how an agency or individual can enroll as a Qualified Service Provider (QSP) to provide personal or attendant care services, homemaker services and other approved services to eligible individuals.
Vulnerable Adult Protective Services
The North Dakota Legislature passed the Vulnerable Adult Protective Service Law in 1989. The law authorized the Department of Human Services to develop, administer, and implement a program of protective services for vulnerable adults.

Aging Services Division Contact Information:

Aging Services Division
N.D. Department of Human Services
1237 W. Divide Ave., Suite 6
Bismarck N.D. 58501

Aging and Disability Resource-LINK (toll free) 1.855.GO2LINK (1-855-462-5465) for information on available services.

Relay ND TTY: (800) 366-6888
Fax: (701) 328-8744
E-mail: carechoice@nd.gov


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