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Resources for Managing Care at Home with Precilla Bobo, BS, Lead Information and Assistance Specialist for the Choices Program,
Aging Commission of the Mid-South and Sue Stevens, MSW, LCSW, Retired Chief, Social Work Service, VA Medical Center, Memphis

● What services are available for older or disabled adults?
● Does Medicare cover in-home services?

● What is the Choices Program?
● What TennCare services are available? Are they all income based?
● What community and home based services are available for Veterans? How would a Veteran get approved for these services? What is the difference between VA Aid and Attendance and in-home services?
● What is hospice care and how do I know when my loved one needs it? How can he/she receive hospice services?

Our apologies for the quality of the recordings.

Audio Files for the Presentation
Part 1 - 9 minutes - Soft Audio

Part 2 - 47 mnutes - Audio Louder

This presentation provided answers to questions caregivers asked about services that are available for older or disabled adults and for veterans who need in-home care. It covered TennCare, Medicare, Veterans's Benefits and Hospice.

We are a group of citizens dedicated to helping individuals live with dignity, comfort and peace as they near the end of life.

Our mission is to serve as a broad-based community network to educate the members of the community and advocate for people with life-threatening illnesses and end of life concerns.

We are delighted to have you join us.

The next meeting of the Coalition for Comfort Care and Bioethics  will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. on TBA 2015, in the activity room of Trezevant Terrace, located at 3437 Waynoka Avenue. Topic: TBA

We send out a monthly Comfort Care Update and periodic announcement of events of interest via listserver. To join our e-mail list and be kept up to date with our meeting times and places, e-mail Emily at efoxhill (at) aol (dot) com and ask to be added to the Comfort Care e-list.

More Information and Directions to Trezevant Terrace

Programs to Educate the Consumer at Benjamin Hooks Central Library, Sundays 2:00 - 4:00 PM

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July 19, 2015
3 more programs are planned in 2015 - check back in Aug.