Health and Care Navigation - Individuals with disabilities are more likely to have chronic illnesses which can cause death to occur at a younger age of up to 25 years younger. WNY Independent Living offers a program which assists individuals with disabilities to attend important doctor’s appointments, provide support through independent living skills and obtaining health insurance an integrated approach to health, information about the medical systems and learning how to navigate them with ease, and a customized plan which will provide ongoing support from a Health Care Navigator. Our Agency offers three Health Homes Programs which assists with care management service, which assists with an individual's health providers to communicate with one another so that all of all of his or her needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner. WNYIL’s "Care Coordinator" oversees and provides access to all of the services an individual needs to assure that they receive everything necessary to stay healthy, and out of costly emergency room visits and long-term stays in the hospital. This is provided through the Greater Rochester Health Home Network, LLP (GRHHN) for ILGR.