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Funding Alternatives Cost Comparison

Providing daily care for an elderly parent or spouse can be costly.
Adult day care can be an alternative to more expensive full-time care options.

Adult Day Care (5 days/wk): $18,200

Assisted Living (one bedroom): $45,000

Homemaker Services (44 hrs/wk): $47,934

In-Home Health Aide (44 hrs/wk): $49,192

Nursing Home (semi-private room): $85,775

Nursing Home (private room): $97,455

Source: Fenworth 2017 Cost of Care Study

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Funding Availability Help is available!

Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA)
WCAAA administers two programs that provide funding for family caregivers:

The National Family Caregiver Program – for families caring for a person 60 and over

The Statewide Respite Care Program – for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia
Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHC)

Guidelines for Eligibility:
65 or older
One to three critical needs, depending on level of program
Income eligibility – Call DSS 1(800) 445-5394
Connecticut Community Care Inc. (CCCI) (203) 596-4800



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