Need Help Staying at Home?

Do you need help at home? COAAA is here to help! COAAA provides case management for a number of in-home long-term care services that give you choice and dignity to live independently in your own home. Whether you need personal care services, homemaking, transportation, or home delivered meals COAAA can coordinate a care plan to meet your specific needs. 

Individuals must meet certain requirements to be eligible for these service programs.  If you think you or a loved one may be eligible for one of these services, give us a call at 1-800-589-7277 and our team can provide a free in-home consultation or assessment. All assessments are with a licensed social worker or registered nurse who will determine a plan to meet your needs.


Program Name Who It Is
For/What It
Basic Services & Benefits Eligibility Eligibility

An alternative to nursing home care. Helps financially eligible, disabled older adults remain safe & independent at home. Prevents unnecessary nursing home placement.

  • Homemaking
  • Transportation
  • Emergency Response
  • Personal Care
  • Meals/Nutrition
  • Care Management
  • Home Modification
  • Medical Equipment
  • Adult Day Care
  • 60 or older
  • Have qualifying functional impairments (need assistance with bathing, meals, etc.)
  • Medicaid-waiver eligible
Home Choice

Home Choice assists older adults and individuals with disabilities to move from nursing homes to home and community- based settings.

  • A transitions coordinator helps with:
  • Locating housing
  • Setting up household
  • Connection with community services
  • Have lived in a long-term care facility for at least 90 days
  • Move into qualified housing
Assisted Living Waiver

Provides care for Medicaid-eligible adults in approved assisted living facilities. An alternative for people needing more care, but not a nursing home.

  • Private room/bath
  • 24-hr on-site response
  • Meals, Personal Care and Homemaking
  • Care Management and Social Activities
  • 21 or older
  • Medicaid-waiver eligible
  • Require same level of assistance as PASSPORT
MyCare Ohio

A 3 year demonstration program, beginning in 2014, designed to provide more comprehensive, coordinated services to Medicare & Medicaid eligible adults in the service areas.

An individual selects a Managed Care Organization to oversee health care (either Aetna Better Health Ohio or Molina Healthcare Ohio in Central Ohio). Services include medical care, long term care & behavioral health services as well as coordinated care management. In-home waiver coordination provided by COAAA.

Eligible for both Medicare & Medicaid in 29 Ohio counties including Delaware, Franklin, Madison, Pickaway & Union in Central Ohio.

Franklin County Senior Options


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Home-care program funded by the Franklin Co. Senior Services Levy.

  • Homemaker and Personal Care
  • Transportation
  • Meals/Nutrition
  • 60+; Franklin County resident
  • Have unmet need for service
  • Verify income/assets; sliding fee scale
Title III && Alzheimer’s Respite Services

Older Americans Act & State funding to community agencies to provide ‘safety net’ for those ineligible for other services.

  • Homemaker and Personal Care
  • Transportation
  • Meals/Nutrition
  • Care Management and Social Activities
  • Adult Day Care
  • Home Repair/Chore
  • Organizations in COAAA's eight counties receive funding, visit and click on Services for list of providers.
  • 60 or older; Cost is usually by suggested donation.
Long-term Care Consultation

A free, customized, in- home consultation that helps individuals understand how to meet current or future long- term care needs.

  • Information about long-term care services & support that helps seniors in maintaining their independence
  • Resources for estate planning, including financial & legal matters
  • No age or income requirements
Ohio Home Care Waiver

Meets the needs of financially eligible individuals who have significant health care needs due to a disabling condition.

COAAA performs assessment and care management activities under contract with CareSource, a managed care organization.  Services are similar to those available through the PASSPORT program.

  • 59 years of age or younger
  • Have qualifying functional impairments (need assistance with bathing, meals, etc.)
  • Medicaid-waiver eligible
Specialized Recovery Services

Assists individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, those who have been diagnosed with a chronic condition, or who are active on the solid or soft tissues transplant waiting list.  Individuals enrolled in the program will receive full Medicaid coverage and will receive Recovery Management services.

  • Recovery Management-assistance in developing a specific care plan
  • Individualized Placement & Support-help finding and keeping a job
  • Peer Recovery Support-support from others with similar life experiences
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Diagnosed with a serious or persistent mental illness
  • Medicaid-waiver eligible


Ready to get help? Call COAAA at (800) 589-7277.