The province of Nova Scotia announced $1.4 million to launch the Supportive Care Program. It will provide eligible provincial residents, including Halifax seniors, with cognitive impairment $500 per month for home support services such as personal care, respite care, meal preparation and essential housekeeping.
The program, which begins Monday, April 1, will support 230 clients annually. To be eligible, Nova Scotia residents must be 65 or older and have a net annual household income of $18,785 or less if they are single, or $35,570 or less if they are married.
For more information about the Supportive Care Program and support for Halifax Seniors, contact Always Home: http://alwayshomecare.ca.
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