CHOICES

CHOICES is Tennessee’s long-term care program for people over 65 and people with disabilities. CHOICES might help you or your loved one get long-term care. CHOICES can help you get home care you need to stay in the community. It might also pay for care in a nursing home. There are three different groups in CHOICES.

CHOICES Group 1

Nursing home. Can be any age.

CHOICES Group 2

Home services that don’t cost more than a nursing home. You must be older than 65 years OR older than 21 with a physical disability.

CHOICES Group 3

Home services that cost up to $15,000 per year. You must be older than 65 years OR older than 21 with a physical disability. As of July 1, 2015, you must be getting Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to get CHOICES 3.

COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT CHOICES

If you have questions about the information below, or need further assistance, please call the Tennessee Justice Center toll free: 877-608-1009

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Value of CHOICES Services TJC Has Provided in 2017

Read about how TJC helped one family with their CHOICES application:

Meagan

By Tennessee Justice Center | May 5, 2016

Meagan was a happy, healthy mom who worked hard to take care of her family. But in March 2015, Meagan fell mysteriously ill.