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Home Care: In-Home Care Services

Find the best home care agencies near you

What is home care?

Home care provides non-medical care and companionship for seniors living at home. From help with daily activities — such as bathing, dressing, and grooming — to cooking, transportation, and medication management, home care services can be tailored to seniors’ needs.

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How do you know when it's time for home care?

Medical conditions, decreased mobility, and forgetfulness are part of the aging process that make it difficult to age in place. If your loved one can no longer care for themselves or for their home, or if you’re concerned about their wellness and safety, it may be time for home care.

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How much does home care cost?

Home care costs vary greatly based on location and the level of care provided. Home care agencies and in-home caregivers usually charge by the hour. This means overall costs will also depend on how often you need home care assistance.

How do you hire an in-home caregiver?

When it comes to home care, it’s important to find a dependable, trusted, and qualified in-home caregiver. Start by understanding which home care services your loved one needs and how often they need help. A home care agency can help you find the right caregiver for your family.

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