The National Institute on Aging defines LTC as a variety of services designed to meet a person’s health or personal care needs during a short or long period of time. Services are provided based on eligibility and level of care, to assist individuals live as independently and safely as possible, on their own, when they can no longer perform these activities on their own.
“Long-term care is any service or support that a person may need because of a disability, getting older, or having a chronic illness that limits their ability to the things that are pat of their daily routine. This includes things such as bathing, getting dressed, making meals, going to work and paying bills.” (www.dhs.wisconsin.gov)
Our staff are trained to provide information and resources are offered to help individuals meet their long-term cares needs. This may include the following:
- Information about the choices you have when making decisions about where to live, what kind of help you need, where to receive that care and help, and how to pay for it
- One-on-one consultation to help you think through the pros and cons of the various options in light of your situation, values, resources and preferences
- Information about Wisconsin’s Long Term Care programs and help connect you to resources in your area
- Call 715.284.3978 to set up an appointment with an Options Counselor in Jackson County