The Area Agency on Aging for Southeast Idaho is the area-wide entry point to the aging network, dedicated to helping older adults maintain dignity, health, and independent living in their own homes for as long as possible.
     We offer many programs and services (detailed at right) to increase the quality of life for persons 60 years and over and to support informal family caregivers. In addition, the Area Agency on Aging can provide information about a wide range of services and resources for older adults and family caregivers.
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Download the Southeast Idaho Resources Directory
Download the Area V Agency on Aging 4-Year Plan
Aging and Disability Resource Centers
Additional Resources

Pocatello Regional Transit Idaho's Aging and Disability Resource Center Idaho 211 Care Line

SICOG does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or creed in the admission, treatment or participation of its programs, services, activities, or employment.

How We Can Help

We provide services for the following needs:

Adult Protection—Helps vulnerable elderly and disabled adults by investigating reports of abuse, exploitation, neglect and self neglect. Adult Protection works with the individual, the family and other agencies to find solutions. [ MORE ]

Health Promotion— Health screenings, exercise programs, informational events such as health fairs and health presentations to senior groups are under this broad service area.

Information and Assistance— Helping individuals make informed choices for themselves and their families. We can also link individuals needing assistance with community resources and social service agencies. [ MORE ]

Legal Assistance—This service provides legal advice, counseling, or representation by an attorney (or other person acting under the supervision of an attorney) for older individuals with economic or social needs.

Medication Management—The Medication Management program provides for group and individual education and individual assistance with understanding and managing a medication schedule.

Family Caregiver Support
Support for two groups: 
(1)
family caregivers taking care of an elderly person 60 years of age or older; 
(2)
grandparents and other relatives aged 55 years or older who are caring for a "child" (an individual who is not more than 18 years of age or who is an individual with a disability). [ MORE ]

Nutrition Program—Designed to provide seniors with an opportunity to socialize and participate in their community via these two services: Congregate Meals and Home-Delivered Meals. [ MORE ]

Ombudsman—Protects the health, safety, welfare, and rights of individuals who are over age 60 and reside in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. [ MORE ]

Outreach—Targets, identifies and informs older persons in the community who are not receiving services or benefits, but may need in order to remain independent and at home.

Medicare Assistance—Help understanding your Medicare Health and Drug options. [ MORE ]

ADRCs—Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are the first and best place to go for accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability. [ MORE ]

Senior Medicare Patrol—A service which ensures that persons on Medicare are informed about issues of Medicare fraud and abuse. The SMP Project performs outreach to Hispanic/Latino Idahoans living in southeast Idaho and to the Fort Hall Shoshone-Bannock Indian Reservation.

Transportation—provides transport for Idaho seniors with health or functional limitations which curtail their ability to drive. [ MORE ]

 

(208) 233-4032  •  sandy@sicog.org •  Fax (208) 233-5232
214 E. Center Street  •  P.O. Box 6079, Pocatello, Idaho 83205