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  • Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE)

    This program provides services to help eligible residents live in the community. Eligible applicants must be 65 years of age or older, be at risk of nursing home placement and meet the program’s financial eligibility criteria. To be at risk of nursing home placement means that the applicant needs assistance with critical needs such as bathing, dressing, eating, taking medications and toileting. CHCPE helps clients continue living at home instead of going to a nursing home. Each applicant’s needs are reviewed to determine if he/she may remain at home with the help of home care services.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Connecticut Statewide Respite Program

    This program offers relief to stressed caregivers by providing information, support, the development of an appropriate plan of care, and services for the individual with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementias.

    Agency: State Department on Aging
  • Money Follows the Person Program

    Money Follows the Person is a Federal demonstration project dedicated to assuring Connecticut residents access to a full range of high quality, long-term care options that maximize autonomy, choice and dignity.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Support for Family Caregivers

    Support to help family caregivers find services for their loved ones. Provides an array of services like information, referrals to support groups and short-term respite in the home to help relieve caregiver stress.

    Agency: State Department on Aging