Choosing our Own at-Home Options

The COHO program is designed to support adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias or other cognitive disabilities, as well as their caregivers. Each qualifying Mat-Su participant will be assigned a COHO Consultant, who will work with you to create a tailored plan of supports and services to maximize independence and aging-in-place.

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** Qualified participants must reside in the Mat-Su Borough, cannot live in an ALH/nursing home, and cannot be receiving services under any Medicaid waiver program.

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Who can benefit?

  • Family caregivers of someone living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
  • A person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias who lives alone.
  • A person with an intellectual or developmental disability with suspected cognitive decline who lives alone.

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A COHO consultant will provide:

  • Information and support to help connect you with health and community resources.
  • Consultation using BRI Care Consultation™ to better understand your situation and provide information that can assist you in prioritizing concerns and making informed decisions. 
  • Referral to educational materials, trainings, and peer support.
  • Assistance in developing a step-by-step support plan, with limited funding, to guide you through this journey.
  • Ongoing support in adjusting as situations change or when faced with challenges.

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For more information or to schedule a consultation, call us at 907-561-3313 from Anchorage or 1-800-478-1080 from outside Anchorage.