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Naugatuck Senior Center - Older Adult Oral Health Screening (PDF, 354 KB)
The Naugatuck Senior Health and Wellness Clinic and Screening, co-hosted by the Naugatuck Senior Center, is located in Naugatuck, Connecticut. Dental hygienists provide basic services including screenings and client education. The center also distributes gift bags with dental care products and educational materials. A variety of other services such as leg vein screenings and osteoporosis screenings are provided to older adults as well as their families.

Navajo Area Agency on Aging Health Education Program (PDF, 314 KB)
The Navajo Area Agency on Aging (NAAA) oversees more than 80 senior centers on the Navajo Nation. As part of the Health Education Program, services include dentures (made possible by funds from the Navajo Nation), referrals, and patient education. The program targets older adults, and most oral health education reaches those who participate in activities and eat meals offered at the senior centers.

Nemours SeniorCare (PDF, 365 KB)
Nemours SeniorCare, founded in 1981, is located in Milford and Wilmington, Delaware. The clinic offers medical services to low-income older adults, including vision, hearing, and dental services. Dental services include screenings, cleanings, x-rays, fillings, extractions, dentures, and root canals. Adults ages 65 or older who have low incomes (must meet income requirements) and live in Delaware are eligible to participate in this program. Since its inception, Nemours SeniorCare has treated thousands of Delaware’s older adults for little or no cost. The clinic receives its funding from the Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust, which focuses on bringing medical care to older adults in Delaware.

NH Seniors Centered on Oral Health Project (PDF, 315 KB)
The Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services and the Division of Public Health Services Oral Health Program launched the NH Seniors Centered on Oral Health Project in 2010. The project included various phases included data collection, screenings, and referrals to dental practices. Individuals could receive up to $1,000 per person to cover the cost of emergency care through Title III-D funding.

NJDA Senior-Dent Program (PDF, 324 KB)
The New Jersey Dental Association Senior-Dent Program operates out of North Brunswick, New Jersey and provides a discount (minimum 15 percent reduction) on dental care to approved applicants for services at participating providers’ offices. The program targets low-income older adults (ages 65 and older) without insurance. Individuals must also have a Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled card.

Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. (PDF, 372 KB)
NorthEast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services (NEON) is a nonprofit federally qualified health center network of seven community health centers located in Cleveland, Ohio and East Cleveland, Ohio. Dental services are provided at five of the health center facilities. Services include exams, x-rays, cleanings, fluoride varnish treatments, sealants, fillings, extractions, root canals, crowns, bridges, partials, and dentures. NEON employs eight dentists and an oral surgeon. Two registered dental hygienists and dental assistants complete the NEON dental care team. NEON also provides comprehensive health care, including adult medicine, family medicine, optometry, podiatry, lab, x-ray, nutrition, pharmacy and behavioral health care. NEON accepts Medicaid and the Ohio Medicaid Managed Care Plans, most commercial dental insurance plans, and several Medicare Supplemental and Medicare Advantage plans. Patients without insurance are accepted through a sliding fee scale plan. The health center facilities are located and accessible by public transportation.