Alaska offers two ways to get paid as a family caregiver.
1. The Alaska Medicaid Personal Care Services Program: assists elderly and disabled adults who cannot complete activities of daily living. This consumer-directed program enables care recipients to choose, train, and schedule their care and caregivers.
Contact Number: 907-269-3666 or 800-478-9996 (Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services: Senior and Disability Services – Anchorage office)
2. The Alaskans Living Independently (ALI) Medicaid Waiver: is designed to allow elderly and/or disabled individuals who would otherwise require care in a nursing facility to remain at home. Services provided range from adult day care and respite services to accessibility-related home modifications.
Contact Number: 1-800-478-9996 (Toll free) 907-269-3666 (Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services: Senior and Disability Services – Anchorage office)
Ready Set Care cares for the Carer