We provide opportunities and support for the senior citizens of Weber and Morgan Counties to increase their quality of life and extend their independence. Our programs are provided with sensitivity to the frail elderly and those who have the greatest social and economic needs.
Eligibilities, donations, and/or fees are dependent on specific program requirements. Please contract Weber Human Services Aging Department for more information at 801-625-3770.
The following services are available.
Information and Referral:
Questions are answered and referrals are made to assist seniors in accessing available services within the community. Call 801-625-3770
Other Informational links:
Screening, eligibility review, advocacy and supported access to community programs. Call 801-625-3770
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIP) is a free health benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers. SHIP’s mission is to educate, advocate, counsel and empower people to make informed healthcare benefit decisions. SHIP is an independent program funded by Federal agencies and is not affiliated with the insurance industry. Community presentations on aging services are available.
Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) empowers and assists Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. SMP counselors and volunteers give presentations to groups, exhibit at events, and work one-on-one with Medicare beneficiaries. Call 801-625-3770.
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman protects resident’s rights in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other residential care facilities licensed by the Utah Dept. of Health by voicing and resolving the concerns that residents encounter. The Ombudsman works on behalf of residents to resolve complaints and concerns and informing residents, families and caregivers about residents' rights. Call 801-625-3783.
Consultation on legal concerns such as guardianship, power of attorney, collections, warranties, health care, rights and payments, housing, property issues, landlord-tenant issues, social security, benefits, wills and trusts.
A ride is provided for seniors who have no other means of transportation to access appointments, senior centers or other community interests. Five working days' notice is required for scheduling purposes. A $4.00 donation round trip is requested. Transportation vouchers may be available for transportation needs that cannot be provided by “The Ride” or other public transportation services. The Ride Call 801-625-3776.
Volunteer Driver Voucher Program:
This program is designed to allow senior participants to arrange their rides (medical appointment, shopping, etc.) with a driver of their choice (family member, neighbor, friend, etc.) who is reimbursed for the mileage by UTA. Senior participants must be over the age of 60, living in Weber or Morgan County, and have no access to other transportation reimbursement programs. Call 801-625-3770
The purpose of the Utah Caregiver Support Program is to provide information and support to caregivers of adults 60 years old and older or others with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of Dementia. Services include Adult Daycare, Personal Care Aide, Homemaker Aide, Respite, Support Groups, Education and Caregiver Counseling. Information and referral is also provided for Grandparents over age 60 who are responsible for raising Grandchildren under the age of 18. Call 801-625-3866
Home Delivered Meals “Meals on Wheels”:
Hot nutritious meals are delivered daily to homebound seniors, except weekends and holidays, when frozen meals are available in advance if needed. Must be over the age of 60, homebound and live in Weber or Morgan County. Call 801-399-8392
The Volunteer Center recruits volunteers and coordinates their service and support to the community through numerous project sites at local organizations throughout Weber and Morgan Counties. Call 801-778-6897
Senior Companion Program (SCP):
A volunteer program for seniors age 55 and older to provide friendly visits, encouragement, companionship and assistance to other seniors to help them maintain their independence as well as help provide respite for caregivers. Volunteers receive a stipend, mileage reimbursement, supplemental accident insurance and training.
Call 801- 625-3828 or 801-625-3774
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP):
A volunteer program for individuals age 55 and older. It offers a full range of volunteer opportunities with numerous local organizations. With RSVP, individuals can choose how and where to serve, the amount of time they want to give, and whether they want to draw on their skills or develop new ones. RSVP will link volunteers to the opportunity that’s right for them. Call 801-778-6897 or 801-625-3777
Foster Grandparent Program (FGP):
A volunteer program for individuals age 55 and older. Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors and friends. They serve in area schools, preschools, and after school programs helping children learn to read, providing one on one tutoring and guiding children at a critical time in their lives. Foster Grandparents receive a stipend, mileage reimbursement, supplemental accident insurance, a free meal and training. Call 801-625-3865 or 801-625-3782
Medicaid Aging Waiver:
Services covered by Medicaid but not available through other means can be provided through the Home and Community Based Services Waiver. Services include Case Management, Adult Day Care, Homemaker Aide, Respite Care, Non-Medical Transportation, Personal Emergency Response Systems, Supplemental Meals and Assistive Devices. Eligible seniors are age 65 or older and meet the basic Nursing Facility Level of Care and special Medicaid financial eligibility criteria. Call 801-625-3787.
Medicaid New Choice Waiver (MACS):
MACS stands for Managed Access to Comprehensive Services for the New Choices Waiver Program. The program supports qualified nursing home Medicaid clients to move into community-based settings (assisted livings, etc.). MACS provides case management for clients to stay in these settings, including a comprehensive assessment, placement options, and comprehensive care plan.
The Alternatives Program:
A variety of home and community based services to keep aging adults from premature institutionalization. These services include Case Management, Homemaker Aide, Personal Care Aide, Adult Day Care, Chore Services, Personal Emergency Response Systems, Equipment Loan and or Purchase, Home Delivered Meals, Liquid Supplement Meals, Home Modifications. This program is for those age 60 or older however, 25% of clients can be age 18-59. Eligibility is based on income and assets along with the present and eminent risk of nursing home placement. Please note that this service requires a small fee based on income/assets. The fee is based on a sliding scale. Call 801-625-3770.
Veterans’ Directive Home and Community-Based Program:
This program supports qualified veteran clients to utilize their program funds to pay caregivers from among their own families and friends, who work to help veterans stay in home settings. Qualification and program fund amounts are determined by VA (Veterans Affairs). To apply, call the VA coordinator at 801-582-1565, ext. 2492
Preventive Health Programs and Living Well Programs:
This includes prevention education, nutrition education, fall prevention, low impact exercise, strength training, Tai-Chi, and other activities and programs to promote wellness and healthy aging. Classes are held at senior centers and in the community. Evidenced-Based Health Promotion Program (Living Well Utah Community-Based Program) classes that are available include Living Well with Chronic Conditions, Living Well with Pain, Living Well with Diabetes, Arthritis Exercise Program, Enhance Fitness Program, Dementia Dialogue, etc.
Community based centers where seniors can socialize and access other service programs such as congregate meals, nutrition/health screening and promotion, recreation, exercise and education. Call 801-399-8393 for more information.
Golden Hours, 650 25th Street Ogden 801-399-5230
Happy Hours222 28th Street Ogden 801-629-8346
Roy Hillside 5051 S. 2000 W. Roy 801-773-0860
Lakeview 5580 W. 4600 S. Hooper 801-399-8393 for activities.
Morgan 50 W 100 N. Morgan 801-845-4040
Northview 485 E. 2550 N. No. Ogden 801-782-6211
Ogden Valley 131 S. 7400 E. Huntsville 801-745-2220
Plain City 4162 W. 2200 N. Plain City 801-399-8393 for activities.
Washington Terrace 4601 S. 300 W.Ogden 801-621-0161
Farr West1896 W. 1800 N. Farr West 801-782-3497
Marriot Slaterville 1570 W. 400 N. 801-627-1919
Riverdale 4433 S. 900 W.Riverdale 801-621-6086