Our parents and grandparents have dedicated their lives to watching over us, but the time eventually comes when that dynamic changes, and we must look out for them.
When deciding how their well-being will be supported as they age, it is vital to understand their preferences. With only 4% of seniors living in nursing homes, and 2% in assisted living facilities, staying at home is a priority for many. This makes home care an attractive option.
Special Touch Home Care is an agency that, for 40 years, has been providing home care services to New York City and surrounding areas. Much of that work has involved sending trained aides to patients who require home care, but many people don’t know about a recent program offering unique benefits about CDPAP.
The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) is an option that allows the consumer to select their caregiver, including a family member or close friend. Even better, the caregiver chosen will be paid by Medicaid for their work. Keep reading to learn more.