All About Home CAre

What is Home Care

Home care is provided by caregivers, usually called home care aides, who are trained to understand the nuances of senior care. Home care aides can help older adults with activities of daily living, or just offer friendly companionship.

Who Provides Home Care

Home care services are usually provided by home care organizations but may also be obtained from registries and independent providers. Home care organizations include home health agencies, hospices, homemaker and home care aide agencies.

Home Care Resources

Consider the home care resources we offer on this site. We do our best to offer information and education that can help you make the right choice for you or your family member.

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