|People in need of long term services and supports can include older adults, as well as children and adults with disabilities|
| Information & Assistance on a Full Range of Long Term Care Services and Supports
Medical and non-medical services provided over a long period of time that help to maintain or improve daily functioning and health. Services may be provided at home, in community-based settings, or residential settings such as Assisted Living Residences, or in nursing homes. People in need of long term services and supports can include older adults, children and adults with disabilities.
| Streamlined Eligibility screening for Public Benefits Access
Your “one stop shop” or Single Point of Entry for consumers attempting to navigate the complexities of the Long Term Care system.
| Caregiver Supports
Information and assistance about services and supports available to caregivers to meet identified needs and assist in making informed decisions.
| Evidenced Based Health and Wellness Interventions
As a result of rigorous research and clinical trials, there are evidence based programs proven to effectively improve the health of older adults.
NY Connects will provide information about services and programs to empower individuals to adopt healthy behaviors, improve health status and manage chronic diseases better.
| Options Counseling
Individualized assistance in evaluating all available long term care options .