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Connecticut Care Planning Council brings a variety of senior care providers together in one forum. The council eases a care givers search for services, products and information specific to seniors.

Connecticut Care Planning Council brings a variety of senior care providers together in one forum. The council eases a care givers search for services, products and information specific to seniors.

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  • 1. Difficult Problems Clear Solutions Introducing…
  • 2. Connecticut Care Planning Council
    • An alliance of eldercare specialists and advisers that helps families deal with the crisis and burden of long term care
    • Purpose:
      • to educate the public on the need for care
      • to provide all of the available government and private services for eldercare
      • to offer a trusted source that the public will recognize and turn to for expert help in dealing with the challenges of long term care
  • 3. What is Long Term Care or Eldercare?
    • Need for physical,
    • emotional or
    • supervisory support
    • from a caregiver
    • 80% of care Is provided
    • by family in the home
    • Changing demographics
    • are making family-provided
    • care difficult
  • 4. Statistics
    • 60% of us will need eldercare at sometime
    • 40% of all seniors will spend some time in a nursing home
    • 44.4 million adult caregivers
    • in this country – 21% of the
    • population
      • Provide 21 hours a week of care
      • 4.3 years average time spent providing care
  • 5. The Cost of Long Term or Elder Care Average Monthly Cost of Long Term Care by Type of Care
  • 6. Most Seniors Fail to Plan for Eldercare
    • 57% worry about paying for care
    • 69% have done little or no planning
    • Another 20% mistakenly think the government will cover their care and as a result do nothing
  • 7. Dilemma of Finding Eldercare Services
    • Families did not plan
    • The need for care usually occurs without warning
    • Working caregivers end up in panic mode
    • No central source for locating help or advice
  • 8. One Stop Shopping
    • Your State Care Planning Council provides the CENTRAL SOURCE for:
      • Getting the answers you need now
      • Locating government services
      • Finding professional eldercare services
      • Researching articles and books on long term care
    All your eldercare resources in one spot… Truly One Stop Shopping for Long Term Care
  • 9. State Resource Website: www.careconnecticut.org
  • 10. STATE COUNCIL ELDER CARE SERVICES Professionals in all Services Work Together to Meet the Public’s Needs.
    • Care Management, Guardianship, Conservatorship and Dispute Resolution
    • Non-Medical Home Care
    • Home Health Agency – Medicare-Covered Home Care and Hospice
    • Home Maintenance, Deep Cleaning, Remodeling and Yard Work
    • Veterans Benefits -- Consultant for the Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit
    • Reverse Mortgage Specialist
    • Elder Law Advice and Medicaid Advice
    • Estate Planning and Tax Planning
    • Trust Management Services and End-Of-Life Planning
    • Care Facility or New Home Search, Relocation, Downsizing and Real Estate Services
    • Insurance Products, Retirement Planning and Financial Advice