Whether you’re at home or in a hospital or a nursing facility, making decisions about your future can feel overwhelming. Our trained counselors can help you identify and sort through your options, so you can make the best possible choices.
If you need to make decisions about your future, you probably have a lot of questions…
|Our knowledgeable, trained counselors can help you find answers by providing unbiased information, support, and follow-up with you and your family and caregivers about available options for long-term care, housing, services, and more.
|| Yes. Simply call any of the agencies listed below and ask for Options Counseling. A counselor will speak with you at that time or call you back within 24 hours and set up a time to meet either in person—at your home, the hospital, or nursing facility—or by telephone or e-mail, if you prefer. Family members or caregivers are welcome to call for you or join you during these meetings.
|| No. This is a free service provided to anyone, regardless of income level.
Robin, a 55-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis, had been living in a nursing home for more than 5 years. She did not have much family nearby and had given up hope of ever moving back to a community setting. Through a friend, she heard about Options Counseling and called.
Working together, Robin and her Options Counselor realized Robin’s dream of returning to independent living. After reviewing her insurance and history, the Counselor discovered that Robin was eligible for supportive housing and services. She moved into a congregate house not far from where she grew up. Robin hired a personal care attendant to assist her with her needs, and can tap into other helpful services 24 hours a day. Today, Robin is thriving, physically and socially—and she feels happy and independent again.
“My counselor gave me hope for the first time in years…”
Our knowledgeable, trained counselors can help you find answers by providing unbiased information, support, and follow-up with you and your family and caregivers about available options for long-term care, housing, services, and more.