Information and Assistance

“ CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR OLDER PERSONS IN NASSAU COUNTY” – (PUBLICATION)

This practical resource guide for individuals, families and professionals explains options for care and outlines available services in Nassau County. For further information, call:

NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING (516) 227-8900

“CAREGIVERS PRACTICAL HELP” – (PUBLICATION)

This publication offer information and practical advice for caring for a frail older person at home.

CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Funded by the Nassau County Office for the Aging, Case Managers assist frail elderly who want to remain in their own homes. They provide the following services:

  • Make home visits if necessary to evaluate the situation and assess needs.
  • Develop a written care plan identifying services needed, service providers, and how and when services will be delivered.
  • Coordinate supportive services and obtain benefits to which the older person may be entitled.
  • Monitor service delivery to be sure it is meeting identified needs.
  • Reassess the situation periodically and modify the care plan if necessary.

For further information, call:

NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING (516) 227-8900

ELDERCARE LOCATOR

Information on services and programs in other parts of the country is available.

1-800-677-1116
www.eldercare.gov

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