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posted: October 29, 2008

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Timely Tip: Home Care Funding Sources

The cost of home care to help Mom or Dad stay basically independent while living in their own home can be steep. But innovative caregivers may find willing sources of home care funding for their loved ones through these and other organizations;

National Association of Insurance Companies (NAIC): (816) 842-3600.

Medicare: www.medicare.gov/LongTermCare/Static/HomeCare.asp and www.medicare.gov/LongTermCare/Static/PayingOverview.asp.

Veteran’s Administration: 800-827-1000.

Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCP): http://opm.gov/insure/ltc/.

Faith in Action Volunteer Caregiving Programswww.fianationalnetwork.org/.

Partnership for Long-Term Care (available in limited states):

New York: 888-NYS-PLTC (888-697-7582) or visit www.nyspltc.org.
California: 800-Care445 (800-227-3445) or visit www.dhs.ca.gov/cpltc.
Indiana: 317-233-1470 or visit www.IN.gov/fssa/iltcp.
Connecticut: 860-418-6318 or visit www.CTpartnership.org.

Community Caregivers, Guidlerland, New York:  (518) 456-2898 or visit www.communitycaregivers.org/contact_us.htm.

For the full story on how to finding funding sources for your loved one’s home care, read On the Hook for Home Care Costs: Don’t Overlook These Sources of Funding, a feature article in the October 2008 edition of Caregiver’s Home Companion.

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