Home Modification and Repairs for Older Adults: Challenges and Opportunities for State Units on Aging: This report by the USC Fall Prevention Center of Excellence and ADvancing States reports on a national survey
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES: SENIORS AND PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES (State Unit on Aging)
State Units on Aging (SUAs) are designated state-level agencies that develop and administer state plans that advocate for and provide assistance, including home modifications or repairs, to older residents, their families, and adults with physical disabilities. SUAs administer funds, including Older Americans Act funds, which may be used to support home modification or repair services through local Area Agencies on Aging and other state and local entities.
OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY
Community First Choice (K-Plan) State Plan
Program Description: The K-Plan is a Medicaid state plan option authorized under the Affordable Care Act. The service benefits Oregonians who want to stay in their homes and communities and remain independent. Services may include environmental modifications and assistive technology.
Population Served: Individuals eligible for medical assistance under the State plan and in an eligibility group that includes nursing facility services, or are below 150% of federal poverty level if they are in an eligibility group that doesn’t include nursing facility services.
OREGON STATE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
iCanConnect – OregonAccess Technologies, Inc.
The State Assistive Technology Grant Program, funded under the Assistive Technology Act of 2004, supports comprehensive, statewide programs in each state that improve the provision of assistive technology (often home modification-related) to individuals with disabilities of all ages.
OREGON STATE FALL PREVENTION COALITION
Oregon Healthy Aging Network
For an up to date list of all state fall prevention coalitions, visit: https://www.ncoa.org/resources/list-of-state-falls-prevention-coalitions/