Home Modifications Nearly every day, stories of home foreclosures and a declining real estate market are on the news and in local papers. And for many seniors, stories like these add to tensions they already may be feeling about selling their homes out of necessity due to safety concerns and daily quality of life issues.…

home care

Today, more seniors are choosing to stay in their homes as they begin what is known as, “aging in place”. Whether it is an issue of senior preference, finances or just of circumstance, as seniors age inside their home they may find a need for assistance in areas in which they once had complete independence.…

pay for home care

Virginia has publicly funded in-home programs for those who cannot afford private-pay home care.   To find Home Care options in your area, visit http://www.homecarechoice.com Among them the Community Living Program, a nursing home diversion program, and Home and Community Services, a program to enable low-income seniors to live at home.   How To Pay…

pay for home care

Ohio has publicly funded in-home programs for those who cannot afford private-pay home care. Included in such funds are senior services levies approved by voters in numerous Ohio counties. These programs are for people who can’t afford to pay for in-home services themselves, but who make too much to meet the low income limits set…

pay for home care

North Carolina has information resources and publicly funded programs for seniors who want in-home programs but cannot afford to privately pay for home care. One resource is the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), which has become a model for similar state programs nationwide. For free unbiased information, contact SHIIP at (800) 443-9354 or (919)…

What to Ask when interviewing a Home Healthcare Agency Agency Interviewed: Date:   What Types of care level do you offer? Medical Home Health Care   Companion Care Non-Medical Home Health Care   Adult Day Care Physical Therapy / Rehab   Hospice   Costs: What are your hourly prices for: Days? Nights? Weekends? Holidays? How…

home care services

North Carolina has specific requirements and definitions for independent providers or agency direct-care services given to people in their homes. Home Health is skilled home health care prescribed by a doctor for a senior. Services include skilled nursing care; physical, occupational and speech therapy; medical social services, and nutrition services. In-home aide services (also known as…

home care services

Ohio aims to provide in-home care services – and other non-institutional care – to prevent or reduce more costly care in assisted living facilities and nursing homes. The state has specific requirements and definitions for independent providers or agency direct-care services given to people in their homes. Home Health & Home Care Services This usually…

Virginia Home Care Defined

Virginia has specific requirements and definitions for independent providers or agency direct-care services given to people in their homes. Home Health Care and Home Care Services These for-profit or non-profit services provide skilled nursing services based on a medical plan and supervised by a health care professional. In-home care services are regulated by the Virginia…