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CDPAP Resources and Information

The Advantages CDPAP Has Over Other Long-Term Options

Falling is the most significant cause of senior injuries and deaths. In 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 25% of Americans aged 65 and over fell each year, making falls one of the most significant causes of injury and death among seniors.

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This can be significantly reduced with proper care and supervision. Different options are available for those looking for long-term help for their aging loved […]

How Can Seniors Benefit From the CDPAP Program?

According to Senior Living and the 2017 census, an estimated 14.5% of U.S. citizens are aged 65 and above. This large population is in higher demand for senior care because many require physical care and support.

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One of the programs helping change how people approach care for seniors is CDPAP (Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program), a New York State Medicaid program. How can seniors benefit from […]

What to Know About the CDPAP Application

Did you know that more and more seniors are using social media and the internet?

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In fact, according to Pew Research, 45% of American adults aged 65 and above use Facebook, which is expected to grow by 50% or more by now. It’s no doubt that the popularity of social platforms is increasing, especially among this demographic. Because of this, more seniors are looking at different long-term care options.

One option is the Consumer Directed Personal […]

Understanding the CDPAP Program For New York Residents

Did you know that the average American life expectancy is 78 years? More accurately, from the National Center for Health Statistics, a child born in 2015 is expected to live about 78.8 years.

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3 Frequently Asked Questions About CDPAP, Answered

When you’re applying for CDPAP, it’s normal to have questions. Let’s review a few of the most common questions about the CDPAP application so you can confidently move forward.

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What Is CDPAP?

CDPAP stands for Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program. A Medicaid program run through New York State allows home care consumers to recruit, hire, and direct their own home care aides.

One of the biggest reasons […]

How to Apply to the CDPAP Program

Approximately 47 million senior citizens live in the United States – around 14.5% of the population. Some of them can continue living without assistance, but many do, and the rest will likely reach that point.

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Those who elect to receive that support in-home have several options, including CDPAP. The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program allows senior citizens to hire someone they already know to provide their care. As a Medicaid-funded program, caregivers will be paid […]

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