The following article contains information on housing options for disabled adults including links, resources, and other information.
Aging and Disability Resource Connections (ADRC) Call Centers may help you identify housing options and services available in your area:
- Rapid City Area Call Center: 1.855.315.1986
- Pierre Area Call Center: 1.855.642.3055
- Watertown Area Call Center: 1.855.315.1987
- Mitchell Area Call Center: 1.855.315.1988
- Sioux Falls Area Call Center: 1.877.660.0301
You can also access the ADRC online at the ADRC Resource Directory.
This housing option provides maximum independence in a supportive environment for adults who are disabled and do not need nursing level care.
- Assisted Living in SD: A Consumer Guide
- The Assisted Living: ASA Services
- A guide to Choosing an Assisted Living
Alzheimer’s and Memory Care
Specialized housing for adults who experience memory impairment and are no longer safe to remain in the home.
- Specialized Memory Care
- South Dakota Alzheimer’s Care
- Finding the Right Place for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease
Nursing and Rehabilitative Care
Nursing and Rehabilitative Care are housing that provides 24-hour nursing care to adults who have medical needs that do not merit care in a hospital. The length of stay in these facilities varies by the condition of your loved one.
- Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home
- Nursing home: Making the Right Choice
- The Nursing Home Checklist
Respite care is temporary care for an adult who is disabled. This type of care provides a short break for family caregivers. This care can be provided either in the home or at a facility.
Hospice provides comfort care to people who are near the end of their life. Hospice is also designed to support families through the process.
Ombudsman Program is available to advocate and protect the rights of people living in nursing homes or assisted livings facilities.
- Ombudsman Video
- Phone: 1-866-854-5465
Remaining in the home
Many people express a desire to remain in the home where they lived for many years. Because of the availability of home and community based services, this is an option. Home modifications can help loved ones achieve the goal of remaining in the home.
- Home and Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports for Older People
- Home & Community Based Services
- South Dakota Home & Community-Based Services Waiver Program
If you would like more information on housing options for older adults, please visit our Housing Options page.
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