PASSPORT Program helps eligible older adults live in their own homes with independence and dignity.
The PASSPORT program helps Medicaid-eligible older Ohioans with alternatives to placement in nursing homes. As one of WRAAA’s flagship services, it strives to ensure the opportunity for independent living is available to every qualified older adult.
Each PASSPORT participant has a dedicated Care Manager who coordinates in-home services and maintains regular contact with the participant and PASSPORT agencies.
PASSPORT offers several in-home services, including:
Home Delivered Meals
Personal care assistance
Emergency response services
Adult health center services
PASSPORT eligibility requirements:
60 years of age or older
Eligible for Medicaid
Living in a home or apartment
Needing hands-on help with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and meals
Agrees to accept PASSPORT services
Has a doctor’s agreement that PASSPORT services are needed
Has basic health and safety needs met
Maintains a cost for PASSPORT services at or below 60% of the cost of nursing home care.
If you would like to learn more about PASSPORT, call our Aging and Disability Resource Center between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, (216) 539-9240.