Services We Offer

Conservator

The Conservator program serves as representative payee for clients who have been identified by various funding or judicial institutions as incapable of handling their own resources. They enable the at risk clients to remain living within the community and insure provision of the basic needs of housing, food, and health care.

 

Adult Day Care/Respite Services

Adult Day Care is a community-based group service for adults who require daytime supervision as a result of memory impairment, physical limitations and related emotional issues.  It is a structured program that provides, through an individual plan of care, a variety of therapeutic social, health, and support services in a protective setting.

Adult Day Care services enable dependent adults to remain living in their community in a cost effective manner, and enable working caregivers to continue their employment

and

care for their loved one.

 

 

In-Home Care

Through the provision of a variety of services, the LIGHTHOUSE Program permits seniors to remain living in the comfort of their own homes.

In-Home Care covers:

  • Assistance with Personal Care (REQUIRED)
  • Assistance with Mobility
  • Running Essential Errands
  • Meal Prep and Assistance with Eating
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Laundry

 

 

Transportation for Seniors

Transportation Services in general, are designed for seniors, 60 years of age or older, who do not require a great deal of assistance. These seniors may not have a personal vehicle, may not be within reasonable distance of public transportation or may find the cost of other means of transportation not affordable. Oftentimes transportation is provided to a group of individuals, to and from a common location, such as a grocery store. Family Service's drivers can provide assistance with handling packages.

  • Assisted Transportation
Assisted Transportation Services are designed for seniors, 60 years of age or older, who require assistance in entering and disembarking the vehicle. Vans with wheelchair ramps are available for persons who utilize wheelchairs. Family Service drivers will also assist others with mobility limitations, including persons using walkers and canes, or persons who might have visual impairment.

 

 NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

YOUR RIGHTS UNDER TITLE VI

Family Service-Upper Ohio Valley operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  To find out more about our nondiscrimination obligations, to file a complaint, or to request this information in another language, please contact us at 304-233-2350 ext. 204.

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES NOTICE
 
Your Ohio County Senior Service does not discriminate against an individual with a disability in connection with the operation of its programs and services including the provision of transportation services in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). To find out more about our ADA policies, to file a complaint, to request reasonable modification, or to request this information in another language, please contact us at 51 - 11th Street, Wheeling WV 26003 or by calling Bud Dupke at 304-233-2350 ext. 204 to request more information.
 
 
Senior Nutrition Program

Helping persons 60 or older with luncheon weekday meals and social activities at congregate sites in Ohio and Marshall Counties, and home delivered meals from most locations for frail home-bound individuals.

Nutrition Sites provide not only nutritious meals, but also an opportunity to socialize with friends and participate in activities. To reserve a meal, please call your local site 24 hours in advance between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Transportation is available to most site locations.

Contact your local Nutrition site for more information.

 

 

 

Senior Center Activities

Helping seniors remain active, healthy, and informed through special events, health screenings, art, dance, and exercise classes, travel opportunities and more.

Geriatric Care Management

Family Services Geriatric Care Managers are available to provide information about services necessary to meet an individuals life long and long-term care needs. Care Managers have extensive experience in coordinating with local service providers, and are committed to streamlining a difficult and confusing process. If you or someone you care about is in need of information and assistance, we can help! Appointments can be conducted in your home or in our offices.