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As you’ve watched your parents age you may have noticed that they are starting to need help with daily tasks but they still want to stay in the home they've lived in for many years. Home Care is a great solution but how do you find a Home Care agency that can give your parents what they need and is within your budget?

Senior Living Advisors at A Place for Mom can speak with you about your specific needs in Pittsburgh, PA. Then, we’ll show you options near you that have the services your family members need to live a comfortable life in their own home. Let us know your budget and preferences, and we’ll point you in the right direction.

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  • Abundance Staffing and Home Care

    114 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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  • A Better Place For Home Care, LLC

    1635 Clairtonica St, Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    (2)
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Northwest Pittsburgh, PA

    4900 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15229
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  • Homewatch Caregivers of North Hills Pittsburgh

    3380 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    (9)
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  • Home Care Assistance of Western PA

    10850 Perry Highway, Suite 202, Wexford, PA 15090
    (1)
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    Located in Wexford PA, we provided services to families throughout Western Pennsylvania.  We offer outstanding hourly and live-in assisted care, staffed with the best caregivers and Certified Nursing Assistants in the area.  Our Caregivers are all personally interviewed, screened, bonded...

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  • FirstLight Home Care of the Valley

    FirstLight Home Care of the Valley

    4390 Mahoning Ave, Youngstown, OH 44515
    (2)
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    When you or your loved one needs help at home, turn to FirstLight HomeCare. We offer complete companion and personal care services for seniors, new mothers, those recovering from surgery, or anyone who just needs a little assistance. And with our trusted, highly-trained caregivers and additional,...

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  • Dearly Important People (DIP)

    Dearly Important People (DIP)

    694 Annapolis Avenue, Akron, OH 44310
    (1)
    866-223-3192for a local A Place for Mom advisor

    DEARLY IMPORTANT PEOPLE HOME CARE LLC is the answer to independence for seniors. Whether the services are for you or a loved one, DIP HOME CARE can offer respite to family caregivers and help extend and enhance living at home as a safe and comfortable alternative to institutional living without the...

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  • ComForcare Home Care - Macedonia, OH

    978 East Aurora Rd, Macedonia, OH 44056
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    Many families today are finding themselves part of the 'sandwich' generation. You have to take care of your parents, perhaps your children and in addition have to work an 8 hour job. Your parent loves 'Home Sweet Home' so you do your part to help honor their wishes. You do the best you can to meet...

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  • Home Care Assistance - Solon, OH

    Home Care Assistance - Solon, OH

    33790 Bainbridge Road, Suite 101, Solon, OH 44139
    (5)
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    Thank you for considering Home Care Assistance. We are a non-medical home care provider that supports the independence of our clients and enhances their quality of life. Nothing is sadder than seeing a once vibrant loved one lose their independence due to old age, physical and mental impairments...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Oakwood Village, OH

    7650 First Place Suite H Bldg B, Oakwood Village, OH 44146
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Synergy HomeCare - Broadview Heights

    Synergy HomeCare - Broadview Heights

    710 Ken Mar Industrial Pkwy Ste 710, Broadview Heights, OH 44147
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    We provide certified caregivers, non-medical care givers, and in-home aides to work with seniors and individuals of all ages who live with health limitations, such as Alzheimer disease, dementia, or Parkinsons. Our home care services are available around Cleveland, Broadview Heights and Akron Ohio...

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  • Homewatch CareGivers - Beachwood

    23811 Chagrin Blvd Suite 114, Beachwood, OH 44122
    (8)
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    Homewatch Caregivers offers home care services for seniors living in and around Beachwood, Ohio. Beachwood is a small city in Cuyahoga County that is home to several notable points of interest, including the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. With its small-town atmosphere and access to Cleveland's...

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  • Options for Senior America Cleveland OH

    Options for Senior America Cleveland OH

    6611 Rockside Rd. #115, Independence, OH 44131
    (31)
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    Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to provide. ...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - North Olmsted, OH

    26777 Lorain Rd. Suite 406, North Olmsted, OH 44070
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • FirstLight HomeCare of Westlake

    FirstLight HomeCare of Westlake

    28025 Clemens Rd., Suite 4, Westlake, OH 44145
    (3)
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    When you or your loved one needs help at home, turn to FirstLight HomeCare. We offer complete companion and personal services for seniors, those recovering from surgery, or anyone who just needs a little assistance. And with our trusted, highly-trained caregivers you will have even greater...

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  • Home Helpers - Utica, OH

    Home Helpers - Utica, OH

    20 South Main Street, Utica, OH 43080
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    Home Helpers offers a personal care plan tailored just for you.  Services we provide often grow as our caregivers and seniors become more comfortable with each other.  A sample of services may include:BathingDressingFeedingGrocery ShoppingCompanionshipLight HousekeepingTransportationErrand services....

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Gettysburg, PA

    Home Instead Senior Care - Gettysburg, PA

    14 Deatrick Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
    (2)
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    Home Instead Senior Care is the world's trusted provider of non-medical home care for seniors. To us, it's personal.

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  • Options For Senior America -Frederick

    Options For Senior America -Frederick

    1309 Orchard Way 3rd Floor, Frederick, MD 21703
    (10)
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    Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to provide....

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  • Dignity and Safety Home Care LLC.

    Dignity and Safety Home Care LLC.

    2010 Weitzel CT., Frederick, MD 21702
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    There's No Place Like Home Some people as they grow older start having trouble doing everyday activities like shopping, cooking, and taking care of their home or themselves. For some it's important to stay in familiar surroundings, near family and friends. There are products and devices to help...

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  • ComForcare Senior Services Reynoldsburg

    ComForcare Senior Services Reynoldsburg

    6430 E Main Street Suite 102, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
    (14)
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    ComForcare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...

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  • Home Care Assistance Frederick

    Home Care Assistance Frederick

    220-B Shorebird Street, Frederick, MD 21701
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    Home Care Assistance, Frederick's leading provider of in-home senior care, provides premier care at home. Founded by a Certified Geriatric Care Manager and PhD Clinical Psychologist, Home Care Assistance rigorously screens and trains caregivers in its exclusive Balanced Care Method™. This Method...

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  • Home Helpers - Leesburg, VA

    704 S King St Ste 6, Leesburg, VA 20175
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    Home Helpers was founded in 1997 to serve the ever-growing community of people who wish to remain independent in the place they call home, but require some degree of assistance with everyday living. Today, as one of Leesburg most reliable and trusted home care agencies, we pride ourselves on...

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  • New Beginnings Home Care Services

    New Beginnings Home Care Services

    118 Brian Drive, Enola, PA 17025
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    New Beginnings Home Care Services Inc. is a licensed, reliable Non Medical Home Care Agency in the Central PA area. We provide care with compassion and love. We offer companion care, personal care, respite care, recovery care and dementia care. Our care takers provide the best non medical home care...

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  • HomeWell Senior Care - Worthington

    6649 North High Street, Ste 200, Worthington, OH 43085
    (19)
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    Ray and Lisa are owners of HomeWell Senior Care of Central Ohio. When they discovered that they could own a business that helped seniors age gracefully and with dignity, they knew this was exactly what they wanted to do! Ray and Lisa are both very passionate about helping seniors. Ray has been in...

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  • Right at Home of Southern Pennsylvania - Hanover & East Adams

    Right at Home of Southern Pennsylvania - Hanover & East Adams

    195 Stock Street, Suite 308, Hanover, PA 17331
    (1)
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    Right at Home is an in-home care and assistance agency, providing quality senior and disabled persons care since 1995. Serving from our main office in York, with satellite offices in Camp Hill, Hanover, and Lancaster, we provide thoroughly screened, trained, insured and bonded caregivers for a...

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  • Options For Senior America - Western Fairfax & Loudoun County

    Options For Senior America - Western Fairfax & Loudoun County

    13800 Coppermine Rd Ste 100, Herndon, VA 20171
    (11)
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    Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to provide....

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Columbus, OH

    169 E Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Universal Medical Home Care Services

    Universal Medical Home Care Services

    3774 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123
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    Universal Medical &Home Care services

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  • Options for Senior America - Gaithersburg, MD

    Options for Senior America - Gaithersburg, MD

    555 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 240, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (42)
    866-223-3192for a local A Place for Mom advisor

    Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to provide....

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  • Comfort Keepers of Herndon, VA

    Comfort Keepers of Herndon, VA

    459 Herndon Parkway #5, Herndon, VA 20170
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to...

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  • Comfort Keepers of Tiffin, OH

    Comfort Keepers of Tiffin, OH

    1500 S. County Road 1, Tiffin, OH 44883
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to...

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  • Options for Senior America -Manassas

    10432 Balls Ford Rd., Ste 300, Manassas, VA 20109
    (28)
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    Options for Senior America has been taking care of seniors in their homes since 1989. Options provides certified nursing aides to seniors and others who need help with activities of daily living. Our services allow our clients to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. Our...

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  • Care with LOVE

    Care with LOVE

    10505 Braddock Road Suite #4D, Fairfax, VA 22032
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    We're devoted to seniors and the chronically disabled who aren't ready to leave their home for an institutional setting or who live with relatives, but because of illness or chronic conditions need support to remain at home. We bought the franchise over a year ago. Our caregivers are well trained,...

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  • Right at Home of Southern Pennsylvania - York County & East Cumberland & satellite offices in Camp Hill, Hanover, & Lancaster

    Right at Home of Southern Pennsylvania - York County & East Cumberland & satellite offices in Camp Hill, Hanover, & Lancaster

    2550 Kingston Road, Suite 106, York, PA 17402
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    Right at Home is an in-home care and assistance agency, providing quality senior and disabled persons care since 1995. Serving from our main office in York, with satellite offices in Camp Hill, Hanover, and Lancaster, we provide thoroughly screened, trained, insured and bonded caregivers for a...

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  • Comfort Home Care - Rockville

    Comfort Home Care - Rockville

    121 Congressional Lane Suite 201, Rockville, MD 20852
    (9)
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    Comfort Home Care LLC, provides in-home or in senior living community care, according to your schedule, your needs, and your individual personality, or that of a loved one for whom you may be primarily responsible. Comfort Home Care is unique because we take it personally!! Each and every client...

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  • Medical Professionals On-Call

    10875 Main Street #112, Fairfax, VA 22030
    (9)
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    Medical Professionals On-Call is committed to helping our clients live full, dignified, and independent lives in the comfort and familiarity of their homes. We provide in-home care to enrich the lives of our clients, and the peace of mind of their families, to maintain and enhance the maximum...

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  • Comfort Keepers of Fairfax, VA

    Comfort Keepers of Fairfax, VA

    10721 Main Street #304, Fairfax, VA 22030
    (1)
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to...

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  • IncrediCare - Fairfax, VA

    IncrediCare - Fairfax, VA

    3607 Chain Bridge Road Suite D, Fairfax, VA 22030
    (13)
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    IncrediCare can provide you with a professional caregiver to help you with some things around the house so you won’t have to rely on your children or friends as much and so you remain independent in your home longer. We allow you to continue to enjoy the comforts of home and to spend more quality...

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  • Options for Senior America - Fairfax

    Options for Senior America - Fairfax

    10560 Main Street, Suite 318, Fairfax, VA 22030
    (34)
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    Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to provide....

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  • Synergy Home Care of Rockville, Bethesda & Potomac

    Synergy Home Care of Rockville, Bethesda & Potomac

    11140 Rockville Pike, Suite 400, Rockville, MD 20852
    (4)
    866-223-3192for a local A Place for Mom advisor

    The SYNERGY HomeCare of Rockville, Bethesda, and Potomac team has more than 50 years of experience in the home care, senior care, and health care industries. Serving Montgomery County, Maryland, we take pride in having the most rigorous screening and training programs for our caregivers. Our...

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  • Brightstar Care of Charlottesville

    Brightstar Care of Charlottesville

    2820 Hydraulic Road Ste. 400, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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    BrightStar Care of Charlottesville is a full service home care option that services Charlottesville, Albermarle County and surrounding areas. We are proud to offer the highest quality home care for all ages and all skill level needs. BrightStar Care of Charlottesville is Joint Commission Accredited...

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  • Indigo Nursing Services

    1751 Pinnacle Drive, Ste #600, McLean, VA 22101
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    Indigo Nursing Services is a licensed and bonded full service Home Health Care Company dedicated to the needs of the elderly and disabled in all of Northern Virginia (and soon to be in Montgomery County, MD). We have a dedicated management team with over 70 years of experience in the health and...

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  • A Homemade Plan - Kensington

    A Homemade Plan - Kensington

    10410 Kensington Parkway, Suite 106, Kensington, MD 20895
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    A Homemade Plan (formerly Angels of Care) is an in-home senior care company that provides Caregivers in the homes of senior citizens and people who have disabilities to assist with activities of daily living. These activities may include but are not limited to the following; -Personal Hygiene...

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  • ComForCare Home Care

    ComForCare Home Care

    9952 Liberty Road, Randallstown, MD 21133
    (3)
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    How important is peace of mind? We, at ComForcare think that it is everything. Are you looking for someone to take care of your mom (or other family member/friend) just as you would? Our ComForcare office has received compliments directly from our clients stating that we give 'top notch service'. We...

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  • Home Care Assistance Bethesda

    Home Care Assistance Bethesda

    7950 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
    (3)
    866-223-3192for a local A Place for Mom advisor

    Home Care Assistance, Maryland's leading provider of in-home senior care, provides premier care at home. Founded by a Certified Geriatric Care Manager and PhD Clinical Psychologist, Home Care Assistance rigorously screens and trains caregivers in its exclusive Balanced Care Method™. This Method...

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  • iAID Home Health Care - London

    14 Josselyn Drive, London, ON N6E 3V7
    866-223-3192for a local A Place for Mom advisor

    Welcome to your Home Health Solutions at iAID. Quality and dependable in home health care agency serving the communities of Windsor and London, Ontario. The mission of iAID is simply, YOUR care. Our team of dedicated Healthcare professionals offer a full spectrum of home healthcare services...

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  • AllCare Advanced Home Care - Fulton

    AllCare Advanced Home Care - Fulton

    8495 Reservoir Rd, Ste A, Fulton, MD 20759
    (9)
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    AllCare began its roots in the personal experience of two families caring for their elderly parents. It is from the challenges of obtaining quality senior home care that motivated our owners to our own company. Maryland Proud We are a local, not franchised home care company. We serve the state of...

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  • Home Care Assistance of Huntington - Barboursville

    Home Care Assistance of Huntington - Barboursville

    6007 US Route 60 East, Suite 109, Barboursville, WV 25504
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    We understand that caring for an elderly loved one requires diligent planning, careful selection of the caregiver and a deep understanding of the personality type of the elderly senior and his or her potential caregiver. Our care managers take all the time necessary to understand the family’s wishes...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Williamsville, NY

    Home Instead Senior Care - Williamsville, NY

    4140 Sheridan Dr Suite 5, Williamsville, NY 14221
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    Our motto "To us, it's personal®" is more than just words. It's a principle that permeates everything we do. It guides us as we provide personalized care, build relationships, and enhance the lives of seniors and their families’ right here Williamsville, NY. We've been there. We understand. Neither...

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  • Options for Senior America Baltimore

    Options for Senior America Baltimore

    7004 Security Blvd, Ste 212, Baltimore, MD 21244
    (82)
    866-223-3192for a local A Place for Mom advisor

    Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to provide....

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Home Care

Home health aide service offers numerous services provided in your family's home. This care type can provide various medical services such as assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, aid in self-administration of medication, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. In-home care provides a number of services including tracheostomy care, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and assistance scheduling medical appointments. Most home care services review potential clients prior to admission. This screening might include ADLs abilities, skin problems, and weight/nutritional status. Additionally, care services will include long-term nursing care and help with household chores. Senior home care may also afford your loved one assistance with assistance managing tasks and doing laundry. Finally, in-home care can provide your family member with services such as transfers from wheelchair to bed and transfers from bed to wheelchair.

The top hospitals in Pittsburgh include ST CLAIR HOSPITAL, UPMC PASSAVANT, and WEST PENN HOSPITAL. In total, there are 12 hospitals located in Pittsburgh which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

Pittsburgh has a sales tax of 6.00%. In Pittsburgh, the cost-of-living index is 94.2 based on the national average of 100, where any amount lower than 100 is less pricey than the average amount. Pittsburgh has a grocery price index of about 95.0.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air quality, and air temperature of a destination can have a serious influence on the overall health of senior citizens. On average, the air quality index rating in Pittsburgh is approximately 60.2. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its highest during the month of December at about 76.1. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Pittsburgh gets about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually occurs in June with an average of 5 inches during the month. Pittsburgh receives an average of 27.70 inches of snow. On average, Pittsburgh has a humidity level of about 68%. Humidity levels reach their peak in December at roughly 72%. In the summertime, Pittsburgh is about 72°F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 60°F in the month of June. The summer high is at approximately 84°F during July. In the winter months, the temperature sinks to about 32°F. The highest winter temperature gets to roughly 43°F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature is around 22 °F in the month of January. Pittsburgh has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Demographics and Values

The current population of Pittsburgh is shrinking at a rate of -0.002%. Pittsburgh has a population density of 2,108 people per square mile. In terms of crime, Pittsburgh has 6.9 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 32.4 property crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Pittsburgh is 0.2% Native American, 2.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.4% mixed race, 23.6% black, 0.5% other or not specified, 5.6% Asian, and 66.6% white. In Pittsburgh, 6.7% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Pittsburgh is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Based on gender, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. In Pittsburgh, 26.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.2% are over the age of 60, 5.5% are over the age of 70, and 4.5% are over the age of 80. The median age of Pittsburgh is 33 years old. Out of the total population of Pittsburgh, 6.9% do not have health insurance, 22.0% live in poverty, 13.8% have some form of disability, and 6.0% consider themselves widows. In Pittsburgh, 39.4% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Pittsburgh, out of the total population 1.4% practice Judaism, 0.8% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.5% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Pittsburgh 38.5% practice Catholicism, 4.4% are Methodists, and 4.3% practice another Christian faith. In the previous presidential election, 55.9% voted Democrat, 4.6% voted for a third party candidate, and 39.5% voted Republican in Allegheny county. Of the population of Pittsburgh 19.8% have a graduate degree, 41.9% have a college degree, and 26.7% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has a cost of living index of 98.6 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 106.9 and a housing index rating of 100.8. In total, Pennsylvania has 201 general hospitals and 273 health centers that provide care for 12,823,695 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus. Residents of Pennsylvania enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 38th in the United States. Overall, Pennsylvania ranks 41st out of all states in quality of life and 21st in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In Pennsylvania, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 15,359 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-23%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Pennsylvania there are 535 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 41, and 32% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 47% of Pennsylvania residents voted Democrat and 48% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

Pennsylvania experiences an average humidity rating of about 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 75%. During the winter, the average temperature in Pennsylvania drops to around 29°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45°F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 69°F. The average high summer temperature is around 89°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47°F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Pennsylvania is 39.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.0 AQI. On average, the state receives 3.64 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.38 inches. While residents of Pennsylvania mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Pennsylvania can include floods, tornados, and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sassafras, weeping willow, mountain laurel (the state flower), and wintergreen. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the bobcats , the coyote, or the red and gray foxes. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.