McDowell County Commission on Aging Resources

Websites and Links for Seniors, the Disabled, and Caregivers

In an effort to help keep our clients informed, the staff members of the McDowell County Commission on Aging, Inc. have compiled the following list of resources, including websites and links to information that we hope you will find helpful. If you are a senior citizen, disabled individual, or a caregiver in McDowell County, WV, and require more information regarding the services that we provide or how to apply, please contact us at: (304) 436-6588.

Medicare Resources and Helpful Information

Medicare State Eligibility – this guide includes critical deadlines, state assistance programs and resources for West Virginia residents.

New Medicare Cards – Medicare cards have been redesigned to read information easier and reduce fraud by removing social security numbers

Medicare Fraud Info – this article will help seniors stay safe from Medicare fraud and abuse with tips and warning signs.

Help to Pay for In-Home Care for the Elderly and Disabled in WV

Many of the seniors, elderly, and disabled individuals that we serve are eligible to receive financial assistance to help pay for the care necessary to enable them to continue living in the comfort of their own homes. Through our in-home care program, eligible individuals aged 18 and older who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, special needs, or who otherwise meet the criteria for nursing home care may receive comprehensive personal care services through our programs. Residents of McDowell County with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and similar debilitating conditions may also be eligible for financial assistance for home care services.

At-Home Care in Gary, Coalwood, War, Davy, Iaeger, Keystone, & Berwind, WV

We serve residents in need of at-home care throughout all of McDowell County, including:

  • Welch, WV*
  • Gary, WV
  • Coalwood, WV
  • War, WV
  • Davy, WV
  • Bradshaw, WV*
  • Iaeger, WV
  • Berwind, WV
  • Keystone, WV
  • Maybeury, WV
  • Bartley, WV
  • Anawalt, WV
  • Crumpler, WV
  • Pageton, WV
  • Kimball, WV
  • Big Sandy, WV
  • Cucumber, WV
  • Vivian, WV

*Senior center facility location

Contact the McDowell County Commission on Aging if you would like to speak to one of our helpful staff members. Our services are offered to help eligible individuals access all of the community resources available to live their best possible life. We are proud of the services that we are able to provide to our local residents to help maintain their dignity, self-esteem, independence, and overall well-being.