GT Independence

Live Life On Your Terms

Self-directed care means you decide who supports your long-term care and how those services are delivered.

No matter what you call it, it’s all about choice.

Self-direction has many different names, but they all mean the same thing: you choose who provides your long-term care and how you’d like to receive it. GT Independence is here to help you live the life you choose. We’ll help you get set up to hire in-home or community-based caregivers and then take care of the taxes and paperwork for you.

How to Self-Direct Your Life with GT Independence

  • Choose Your People

    Hire the people you like and trust the most. In some states, those people can even be your friends or family.

  • Manage Your Costs

    Get your long-term care for the same or lower cost as compared to other choices you may have.

  • Simplify the Details

    Decide how you want to receive your long-term care, so that you get the support that is most important to you.

  • Keep Your Lifestyle

    Stay in your comfortable and familiar surroundings. And keep enjoying the friendships and activities that bring you joy.

Hear From People Who Self-Direct

“With the help from GT, I have been able to receive the help I need. For that I’m truly grateful. I know I’ve got a journey ahead, and I’m fighting on…. Thanks, GT.”
“You can really tailor [self-directed programs] to whatever your loved one needs. So, this kind of a program is really the best kind of program, and in my world, the only kind of program. As long as I’m breathing. This is the program.”

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Learn About Self-Direction Options in Your State

Self-direction programs are different in each state, so it is important to know how long-term services and supports are offered where you live. Choose your home state to learn more about the Medicare or Medicaid options in your area.

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Timesheets Made Easy

Caregiver by GT Independence lets your caregivers start and end work from anywhere you choose. GT’s free app helps caregivers easily track their hours, receive your approval for shifts, and submit their timesheets for payment. Right from a phone or tablet.

Download the Caregiver App for free.

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Without Policy Change, Some Family Caregivers Will Be Unable to Provide Paid Help to Loved Ones Post-Pandemic

The Public Health Emergency enabled many family members to be paid to care for a loved one. But this provision may end in many states.