NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care in Cattaraugus County

Paying for Long Term Care

An important part of planning for long term care is deciding how to pay for it.

There are variations in costs based on the type and amount of care you need, which provider you use, and where you live. Learning more about the "rules" for when Medicare, Medicaid, or other options might pay for long term care is important and may affect your decisions.

Cattaraugus County NY Connects staff can help you understand these "rules" and give you options that best meet you or your loved one's care needs.

Payment options may include:

  • Personal savings or investments
  • Long term care insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Veterans benefits

Cattaraugus County NY Connects

130 South Union Street, Olean, New York 14760

Toll Free: 1-800-819-1162

Local: 716-372-8424

Cattaraugus County NY Connects is co-led by the Dept. of Aging and the Dept. of Social Services and supported by the NYS Office for the Aging and NYS Dept. of Health