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Aging and Disability Services Division1820 S. Sahara AvenueSuite #205Las Vegas, NV89104
The ambassador will represent the Aging and Disability Services Division's special projects programs to seniors, caregivers, the disabled and the general public by providing information about the programs and assisting with access to the programs. The ambassador will also attend special events from time to time and share information with various agency representatives. The programs that the Ambassador will promote are:
Medicare’s Improvements for Patient and Providers Act (MIPPA), also known as Medicare’s "Extra Help" or Low Income Subsidy (LIS). This program provides financial assistance to qualifying individuals for prescription drug costs.
Stanford University’s Chronic Disease Self-Management and Diabetes Self-Management Programs (CDSMP & DSMP). This program educates those individuals living with diabetes and other chronic illness on tools and techniques to improve their quality of life.
Stanford University/Arizona State University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program (ADSSP) and known as Care Partners Reaching Out (CarePRO). This program provides services to caregivers of Alzheimer's.