General Eligibility

The following are general eligibility guidelines, but they do not apply to all services.

Please call 808-270-7774 for more details:

  • U.S. citizen or qualified alien
  • 60 years or older
  • Client is not already receiving service from another government (e.g. Medicaid) or private service (e.g. Home Health Agency) provider
  • Live in a residence, not an institution (intermediate care facility, skilled nursing facility, adult residential care home, hospital, or foster family)
  • Have a substantive cognitive impairment or other disability defined functionally as the older adult being unable to perform independently two (2) or more Activities of Daily Living ("ADL'') or Instrumental Activities of Daily Living ("IADL")
  • Have two or more unmet ADL* or IADL** needs

*Activities of daily living (ADL) are routine activities that people tend do everyday without needing assistance. There are six basic ADLs: eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring (walking) and continence.

**Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) are the complex skills needed to successfully live independently. These skills are usually learned during the teenage years and include the following: preparing meals, shopping, managing money, using the telephone, doing housework, using public transportation, and managing/taking medications.