CDPAP Benefits

CDPAP Benefits

The program promotes and enables independence and consumer empowerment by granting consumers more control over their personal care needs. A consumer has the ability to: Recruit, interview, train, schedule, supervise and dismiss the Personal Assistant(s) of their...
What is CDPAP?

What is CDPAP?

CDPAP is the provision of some or total assistance with personal care services, home health aide services, and skilled nursing tasks by a consumer-directed personal assistant under the instruction, supervision, and direction of a consumer or the consumer’s designated...
Staying Home After Retirement

Staying Home After Retirement

When Is the Right Time to Retire? Before you hand in that letter of resignation announcing your retirement, do some careful planning and calculations. While finances are certainly not the only consideration when you’re deciding if the time is right to retire,...
How to Take Care of the Caregiver

How to Take Care of the Caregiver

What is a Caregiver? A caregiver takes care of someone else who is unable to do everything for himself or herself. The patient may be a baby, a person with disabilities, or an elderly adult who has trouble with daily living activities. The term caregiver may apply to...
Assisted Living Facility vs. Homecare

Assisted Living Facility vs. Homecare

As people age, they often find themselves needing a little help with activities of daily living. Families may face difficult decisions when they must decide what form that help will take. While assisted living is the right choice for some, many older adults want to...
Choosing the Right Caregiver

Choosing the Right Caregiver

When someone you love needs a caregiver in the home due to age, illness, or disability, you may struggle with choosing. Sometimes family members make the best caregivers, but depending on your loved one’s needs, a professional may be better suited for the...