Elder Care / Disability
How EAP Can Help...
Providing for the needs of a disabled or elderly family member can be overwhelming. Your EAP Coordinator can assist you in finding the right community resources necessary to address your concerns or your needs for support as a caregiver.
How NYS-Balance Can Help…
This confidential resource and referral service is designed to save executive branch employees time and help them better balance work and life. State employees and their families can email or call a NYS-Balance consultant for help with a wide variety of issues including budgeting, home repair, finding child care or a summer camp, health and wellness, elder care issues, retirement planning, college preparation, parenting strategies, and more. In addition, the NYS-Balance website provides an abundance of useful resources, articles, links, and interactive tools. NYS-Balance consultants are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no cost to employees or their families. Visit the comprehensive website at: www.nysbalance.ny.gov or call to speak with a consultant at: 1-866-320-4760. If you need the username and password for the NYS–Balance website, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your EAP coordinator or human resources office.
Dependent Care Advantage Account
The Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAAccount) can help you save money on a pre-tax basis for eligible child care, elder care, and care for a disabled dependent.
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