Aging and Disability Resource Center Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS �� 3002 [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 35. Programs For Older Americans; Declaration of Objectives and Definitions], the term "Aging and Disability Resource Center" means "an entity established by a State as part of the State system of long-term care, to provide a coordinated system for providing--

(A) comprehensive information on the full range of available public and private long-term care programs, options, service providers, and resources within a community, including information on the availability of integrated long-term care;

(B) personal counseling to assist individuals in assessing their existing or anticipated long-term care needs, and developing and implementing a plan for long-term care designed to meet their specific needs and circumstances; and

(C) consumers access to the range of publicly-supported long-term care programs for which consumers may be eligible, by serving as a convenient point of entry for such programs."