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1 State Profile: Vermont Selected State Background Characteristics Population Total Pop. (millions) Pop. 60+ (thousands) ,883.4 % National Ranking % White (60+) % African American (60+) % Hispanic/Latino (60+) % Asian (60+) % Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islanders (60+) % American Indian/ Alaska Native (60+) % Two or More Races (60+) Pop. 65+ (thousands) ,294.0 % Pop National Ranking Pop. 85+ (thousands) ,859.6 % Pop National Ranking Economic Indicators Per Capita Income $31,737 $33,041 Median Household Income $45,692 $44,473 Total State Expenditures Per Capita $5,172 $4,009 % Pop. 65+ Below Poverty % Pop. 50+ Who Did t Visit Doctor Due to Cost Socio-Demographics Average Household Size Average Family Size % Pop. in Rural Area Households with Persons 65+ (millions) % Persons Age 65+ Living Alone % Pop. 65+ in Major Cities % Households with Internet Access Informal Caregivers # of Caregivers (millions) 56,000 34,000,000 # of Caregiving Hours (millions) Value of Caregiving (millions) % Grandparents Living with Grandchildren % with Responsibility for the Grandchildren 60 36,720 $640 $350, Where to Call to Arrange Help in the Home for Elderly Relatives or Friends % Relative or Friend % Self % Medical Support % Religious Support % Area Agency on Aging % Other % Don t Know Updated vember Data sources for characteristics are available at 1

2 Selected State Background Characteristics Long-Term Care Medicaid Spending on Long-Term Care % Spending on Nursing % Spending on Home Health & Personal Care # of Certified Nursing % of Certified with Family Councils # of Certified Nursing Facility Beds (thousands) Certified Nursing Facility Occupancy Rate Average Cost Per Day in a Nursing Home Average Assisted Living Monthly Cost Average Daily Cost for Adult Day Services Average Hourly Cost for Home Health Care Average Hourly Cost for Personal/Home Care Nursing Facility Residents as % of 65+ Pop. # of Licensed Adult Day , , $236 $213 $3,637 $2,969 $130 $61 $23 $19 $22 $ ,407 Care Receivers % Pop Years w/disability % Pop. 65+ w/disability % 65+ by Type of Disability Sensory Physical Self-Care Mental Difficulty Going Outside Home Medicare Prescription Drug Plans # of Companies Offering PDPs 17 # of PDP 44 # of Companies Offering Medicare Advantage Drug Plans 0 # of Home Health Aides 3, ,480 Median Hourly Wage Certified Nursing Assistant $10.66 $10.67 Home Health Aide $9.91 $9.34 Personal Care/Home Care Aide $10.21 $8.54 Updated vember Data sources for characteristics are available at 2

3 State System of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Legislation Enacted Within the Last Three Years ( ) that Addresses Family Caregiving Issues Task Force or Commission Specifically to Examine Family Caregiver Issues Name of Task Force: Single Point of Entry for State System of HCBS Single Point of Entry Includes Access to State s Caregiver Support Program Uniform Assessment Tool for All HCBS Programs for the Elderly and Adults with Disabilities Assessment Includes Caregiver Component At Least One State Program with Consumer-Directed Option for Family Caregivers ne State Program Information Administrative Structure Administering State Agency Department of Aging & Disabilities Department of Aging & Disabilities Organizational Unit or Person Specifically Designated for Caregiving Programs or Activities Geographic Region Served Statewide Statewide Local Program Administrative Responsibility AAA AAA Certified home health agencies Funding & Caseload Major Sources of Program Funding Local/county funds Medicaid HCBS waiver OAA, Title III-E State general fund FY 2001 Expenditures $564,300 $688,713 (respite only) FY 2002 Expenditures $644,212 $1,016,930 (respite only) FY 2003 Expenditures $705,756 $23,441,790 (total waiver) FY 2001 A/D Waiver Respite 361 Participants FY 2002 A/D Waiver Respite Participants 451 Francisco, CA: Family Caregiver Alliance. 3

4 Eligibility Caregiver Age Requirement ne Care Receiver Age Requirement Care Receiver Functional Status Requirement Nursing home level of care Diagnosed with Alzheimer's or cognitive impairment and/or requiring supervision OAA guidelines Client Population Family caregiver Care receiver Assessment Program Assesses Both family caregiver and care Care receiver receiver Uniform Assessment Tool Includes Caregiver Assessment Areas Addressed by Caregiver Assessment Ability of caregiver to provide care Care frequency Caregiver mental health/depression Caregiver physical health Caregiver strain Services All Caregivers Eligible for Program Have Access to Same Package of Services Services Provided Specifically to Family Caregivers Types of Respite Care Offered Care mgt. Cash grant Counseling Educ. & training Family meetings Info. & assistance Legal and/or financial consultation Support groups Transportation Adult day svcs. In-home Overnight Weekend/camp Adult day svcs. In-home Overnight Caregiver Must Live with Care response Receiver to Receive Respite Respite Cap $100 - $1500+/year (average) 720 hours/year Uniform Respite Cap Across Program Sites Entity that Formulates the Respite Administering local agency Administering state agency Cap Francisco, CA: Family Caregiver Alliance. 4

5 Consumer Direction Consumer-Directed Options Family Members Can Be Paid to Provide Care Types of Services Families Can Be Paid to Provide A menu of services from which caregivers can choose A voucher or budget for respite only Direct payments to family members for the purchase of goods or services Families have a choice of respite providers Consumer-directed attendant care Families have a choice of respite providers Personal care Francisco, CA: Family Caregiver Alliance. 5

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