July 8, 2024 all-day

arc-of-greater-haverhill-newburyport-adult-family-care-afc-2Webinar, July 8th, 2024, with the Arc of Haverhill-Newburyport. Learn more about this potential opportunity for both you and your loved one. The AFC program is an Arc program funded by MassHealth that pays either family* or non-family members a monthly tax-free stipend to care for people age 16 and older in a home setting, who cannot live safely on their own.
*Spouses and guardians may not become the AFC Member’s caregiver.
To qualify for AFC services, the member:
• Must have MassHealth (Standard or Common Health); and have someone over the
• Be 16 years or older age of 18 acting as caregiver (cannot be spouse or guardian)
• Have one or more medical diagnosis
• Require at least supervision throughout or physical assistance with one Activity of Daily Living (ADL), including: bathing, dressing, eating, transferring, or ambulating
• Cannot be left alone in the home setting for more than 3 hours
Benefits of joining the AFC Program:
• Nurse’s and Care Coordinators offer ongoing education, advocacy, and healthcare oversight
• Non-taxable monetary support according to the needs of the individual cared for
• 24-hour emergency line
• Assistance with accessing community supports
• Bi-lingual (Spanish/Eng.) Care Coordination and Nursing is available.
To register or to request more information visit  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEud-mgqT8pH9HyaoqQ1qGgYrBTyaDLAkog#/registration    or contact Heather.Hess@TheArcofGHN.org (978) 373-0552, x222


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