Caring for a veteran? You're not alone. The needs of veterans and military families are evolving, not disappearing. That's why Easterseals is identifying the needs of veterans and military families, particularly with employment, job training and support like family respite opportunities. We work to make solutions easily accessible in communities.
Easterseals Alaska offers programs and resources to help you provide the best possible care for your spouse, parent or another loved one who needs assistance with daily living. These programs may be funded through medicaid waiver, medicaid, private insurance, or private pay. Please call our office for further details.
Our veteran services include:
Day Habilitation Services
Services provide out of home support in acquiring or improving social and adaptive skills in a community setting. This service assists in achieving the personal goals of each individual. Goals such as staying safe while on community outings and socially appropriate behavior while out in the community.
Adult Supported Living
There are certain responsibilities that come with being an adult and these can be extremely challenging if you are living with a disability. Our supported living program provides supervision and assistance with these daily responsibilities, as well as offering self-help skills training and social lessons for relationships and public interaction.
In Home Services / Family Habilitation
Available to veterans, Easterseals Alaska In Home Veteran Services assist with learning to manage daily life. These services are designed to help with the skills necessary to lead independent lives.
All Easterseals Alaska veteran’s services are performed by well trained, passionate caregivers who understand the unique needs of each individual. We provide oversight and management assistance to homes that are licensed to house adults with disabilities. Contact us today to learn more about our adult services.
Employment & Training
While being qualified for a job will go a long way, it is just as important to understand interview, job search and application skills. These skills can help with job longevity, as well as finding a rewarding career that will make you excited to go to work every day. Our Supported Employment program provides assistance with these skills, touching on all aspects involved with preparing for a job search and interview, as well as job coaching.
Personal Care Services
Personal care service provides hands-on care to clients and assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, and dressing, personal hygiene, meal planning and preparation, eating assistance, medication assistance, transfers and ambulation.
Respite Services are offered to provide caregivers a well-needed break. We can provide services in home as well as in the community. You can leave home knowing your loved one is cared for with dignity and self-respect. Services include meal planning and preparation, socialization, light housekeeping, dressing assistance and community outings. Whatever it takes to provide the caregiver time to focus on their own needs.
Chore Services are directed toward maintaining client households rather than provide hands-on assistance with personal care. Services include light housekeeping, house management, shopping and errands and meal preparation.