Long Term Care Ombudsman

Long Term Care Ombudsman

An ombudsman is a person who responds to the concerns of elderly persons or disabled adults who live in long-Term care facilities.

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Information & Assistance

Information & Assistance

Our Information and Assistance Program is designed to link people in need with the appropriate services for their unique situation. Through state certified technicians, a database of service providers and a statewide toll-free phone service the I & A system can provide comprehensive and current local resources such as:

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Commodity Supplement Food Program

Commodity Supplement Food Program

CSFP is operated under the guidelines of the USDA. This program provides food assistance for age 60 or over who qualify, by way of monthly allocation of commodity foods.

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Alaska VDC Program

For veterans, getting long-term caregiver assistance can sometimes be a challenging task, particularly in Southeast Alaska’s widespread small communities. Even if family members are able to provide that aid, it can sometimes be a part- or full-time job. A program run by Southeast Alaska Independent Living is aiming to give veterans a more precise control

Montana History Today

When and how did Montana became a state? Montana was admitted to the Union (became a state) on November 9, 1889, by presidential proclamation, the 41st state. Prior to becoming a state Congress made Montana a territory (a part of the U.S. not included within any state but organized with a separate legislature) in May 1864.

Veteran’s Day 2021

What is the true meaning of Veterans Day? November 11 set aside in commemoration of the end of hostilities in 1918 and 1945 and observed as a legal holiday in the U.S. to honor the veterans of the armed forces.  Veterans Day is always observed on November 11th with speeches, parades, and church services across

Covid vs Seasonal Flu

When symptoms of seasonal illness such as flu and cold set in, and with COVID-19 still present in our community, it won’t always be clear which infection you’re dealing with. Because it may be difficult to tell them apart, contact your provider to determine what care you may need, including testing. COVID-19 is a highly contagious

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is an aggressive, deadly cancer with a devastating prognosis.  Patients and their caregivers often struggle emotionally and benefit from help in the form of therapy, counseling, and mesothelioma support groups.  Financial support is also available to help cover costly treatments and other expenses. Most cases are incurable because people generally get diagnosed after cancer