Housebound Resources

If you are housebound, or bedridden, or have difficulty leaving your home, there may be programs that can help you.

How to Find a Nurse or Doctor who Can Come to Your House

How to Qualify for a Home Aide or Caregiver

Special Benefits if You Have a Live-In Caregiver

Special Benefits if You are in a Medicaid Home Care Program

How to Get a Home Aide Through a State Home Care Program

How I Got Approved for a Home Aide (Success Stories)

How to Find Wonderful Housemates & Caregivers

How to Get Wheelchairs, Scooters and Other Medical Equipment

How to Shop Without Standing Up

How To Get Door-to-Door Transportation

How to Vote by absentee ballot

How to #Resist From Home

How to Find Great Facebook Groups

How to Get Home Modifications

How to Get Mail Delivered to Your Doorstep

How to Get the World to Come to You (Reader’s Tips)

More Resources

Here’s a long, rather important, list of Everything No One Ever Tells You About Living on Social Security Disability

Many areas have local organizations and groups that assist people in need. Your local area agency on aging can be a great resource (call here even if you are young). Also try contacting your Aging and Disability Resource Center (in some areas this is the same as the area agency on aging). You can also try contacting Centers for Independent Living in your area, or directly reaching out to senior centers, religious groups, and local charity groups.


6 thoughts on “Housebound Resources”

  1. I find this very well thought out and think it is a wonderful tool to help people help themselves in our community. Thank You for all the energy I know this must have cost you! {Hugs}


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