Choosing the right long-term care services and supports can be difficult. If you are looking for long-term care in New York State, you should be aware of NY Connects: Choices for Long-Term Care.
This free, state-funded service can provide you with personalized information over the telephone about options including assisted living residences, nursing homes, senior centers, adult day care, home care, hospice care, transportation, payment for medicine and many other similar concerns.
Speaking with a NY Connects counselor can be very helpful if you know you need assistance but are unsure what kind of help is available or which long-term care option is best for your situation.
The service is available whether you are eligible for a government program, using insurance or paying for services yourself. Calls are confidential and are answered by trained specialists. Help is available in several different language, and TTY is available for the hearing impaired.
In Westchester County, NY Connects can be reached at (914) 813-6300. More information is available at www.nyconnects.ny.gov.
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