Enroll today using this form or call toll free 1-800-376-6020
As we pursue
our careers we are sometimes distracted, or even sidetracked, by the
need to help a family member who requires care either at home or in
With the population ageing, and with more and more workers caught between helping their children and helping their parents/grandparents/etc., a program like this became a priority. Family AssistNet was designed to provide some needed support during these times.
Members and their relatives are eligible to enroll in Family AssistNet as “Charter Members” during 2003. As a charter member the annual dues are $99 instead of $149. Several benefits are available under Family AssistNet, including the following:
Services Locator: Family AssistNet is there to help you or a family member find specific services when care is needed. The service providers are carefully evaluated, their credentials checked, and discounts are arranged prior to services beginning.
Discounts on Services: The nationwide network of over 20,000 pre-screened service providers offers members discounts that have been negotiated for home care, nursing home care, and assisted living facilities. The minimum discount is 10% and can range up to 20%. A 10% discount on nursing home services in New York State could save a member over $600. per month.
Assistance Desk: The staff works with you to arrange the required care services for you and your family needs and negotiates your savings before the care begins. Home care services include the following:
Information: A toll-free information line is available to
Family: This program is specifically designed to help members
and their families. Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, siblings,
etc can all enroll using the “Charter Member”
*A person must be enrolled prior to starting services
is easy. First, make a copy of the enrollment form
you have questions, call the HELP DESK at