NY Connects: Meeting Needs for Long-Term Care
NY Connects helps Manhattan residents of all ages, including those living with developmental disabilities, their families, caregivers, friends, neighbors and professionals seeking medical, non-medical and long-term care services to make informed choices about what services and supports are needed and then links them to available long-term services and supports. Such services include, but are not limited to, home care, caregiver supports, care coordination or case management, respite care, transportation, home-delivered meals, health insurance information and more.
Finding the right service and support to help maintain or improve daily functioning and health can be very confusing. NY Connects is a resource for information about, referral to and coordination of available services whether they are paid by the individuals themselves, insurance or government programs. Services are provided over the telephone, at home, in community-based settings, i.e., senior centers, community or day care centers, assisted living residences, adult and nursing homes. Free language assistance (interpretation and translation) services are available.
This program is funded through the New York State Office for the Aging.