Kern County Aging & Adult Services

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08/29/14

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed, 'Healthy Choices' for a Better Tomorrow)

September schedule now available

07/15/14

SNAAC (Senior Newsletter for Aging Adults & Caregivers)  (737K PDF)

July issue now available!

07/14/14

Message from the Director  (PDF)

04/02/14

2014 IHSS Provider Orientation Schedule - July - December now available  (PDF)

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Video Help

03/13/13

AAS IHSS Timesheet Video

How to Complete the New IHSS Provider Timesheet

Instructional video on how to correctly complete the timesheet for the new statewide payrolling system (CMIPS II).

03/02/10

AAS HICAP Video

Aging and Adult Services HICAP Video

The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) provides free assistance with Medicare problems and other health insurance issues for seniors and disabled adults.

Transcript of Video  (PDF)

01/11/10

AAS Video

Aging and Adult Services Video

Video del Departamento de Servicios de Personas Adultas Mayores

Provides an overview of the services offered by Aging and Adult Services.

Transcript of Video  (PDF)

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)

SNAP-Ed "Healthy Choices" program helps those age 60 + to establish healthier eating habits and a more physically-active lifestyle.

Adult Protective Services (APS)

Investigates and takes referrals of suspected abuse of the Elderly (65 yrs +) or dependent adults (18 yrs - 64 yrs) that occur in the home or community.

Note: APS does not investigate suspected abuse in long-term care (LTC) settings. For suspected abuse in LTC settings, contact the LTC Ombudsman at (661) 323-7884.

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)

Provides free assistance with Medicare problems and other health insurance issues for seniors and disabled adults.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

Allows eligible seniors to stay in their homes by providing assistance with tasks such as housecleaning, grocery-shopping, bathing, and accompaniment to medical appointments.

Senior Nutrition

Provides meals to seniors 60 and over at various sites throughout Kern County. Also provides home-delivered meals to seniors 60 and over who are under the direction of a physician and unable to leave their home.

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