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Pamela lived in long-term care facilities for nearly ten years. After a decade in skilled care, her conservator, considers this a “really good discharge” as Pamela has maintained her health and well-being very well in the community with the help of Money Follows the Person. The transition coordinator was instrumental in making this a quick and smooth process along with the facility social worker.… Read More >

Susan, former Emergency Room nurse found herself on the other side of the healthcare system after being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She became so sick from the chemotherapy that at one point she needed 24/7 care and was admitted to a skilled nursing facility. For eleven months she spent up to 3 hours a day working with the physical therapists in the rehabilitation gym determined to get stronger. As she started gaining back her strength, a housing coordinator from Money Follows the Person (MFP) introduced her to how this program could help her transition back to her town with supports.… Read More >

Nancy is what many would refer to as a warrior. In the years prior to her admission to a skilled nursing facility, she endured a divorce from an abusive husband. As a result, Nancy was left with a lack of finances and post-traumatic stress disorder. After many months of hard work and recovery, the facility social worker introduced Nancy to the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program. MFP then gave her the opportunity to expand her success into the community.… Read More >

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