Northeast Colorado Area Agency on Aging provides vouchers for homemaker and chore services. Eligible clients will identify their own person that will provide the services. Northeast Colorado Area Agency on Aging will then issue a voucher to the client to reimburse what was paid to the homemaker and/or chore provider.
The Homemaker Services Voucher Program is available for individuals 60 and older who require assistance in their home to sustain independent living in a safe and healthy home environment. Examples of possible homemaker assistance request can include, and are not limited to the following:
Plan and prepare meals, including special diet needs
Clean up after meals
Wash dishes and other kitchen utensils
Clean kitchen counters, cupboards and appliances, including oven, stove and inside refrigerator
Clean bathroom and fixtures
Make beds and change sheets
Sweep, vacuum and scrub floors
Tidy and dust the home
Wash clothes and linens
Iron and mend clothes
Wash inside windows and clean blinds that are within reach without climbing
Bag all house trash and put out for pickup
Shop for essentials – groceries, cleaning supplies, etc.
Run essential errands – get medications, post mail, etc.
Read/write essential correspondence for impaired clients
Help clients (when possible) to perform household tasks on their own
The Chore Services Voucher is available to assist around the outside of your home. Need help with yardwork? Grass? Leaves? Snow removal? Chore services can help you maintain the home you love.
Material Aid Vouchers are available to assist with home repairs, Assistive technology equipment, Medical equipment, Eye glasses, and Hearing aids