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Paying for Senior Home Care in California

When deciding between in-home care and nursing home care for a senior, an important element in the decision is the relative cost of the two options. Also, if in-home care is chosen, it must be decided whether the caregiver will be part-time, full-time, or live-in full-time. There are two aspects of care: medical and non-medical, and both of these must be planned for if in-home care is the chosen option. In California, the average cost per hour to hire non-medical caregivers is ... Read More

Paying for Senior Home Care in Colorado

The two most essential elements of the decision to care for a senior in a nursing home or to hire a caregiver are the level of care needed and cost. In Colorado, the average cost per hour to hire a non-medical caregiver is $21, and the cost to hire a medical caregiver is $25. This ranks Colorado 34th in the nation in home care affordability, adjusted for median per capita income by state. In-Home Care Programs: State-Sponsored Colorado does not directly subsidize in-home ... Read More

Paying for Senior Home Care in Arkansas

An important element in the decision to care for a senior in the home or in a nursing home is the relative cost of the two options. There are two aspects of care: medical and non-medical, and both of these must be planned for if in-home care is the chosen option. In Arkansas, the average cost per hour to hire both medical and non-medical in-home caregivers is $16. This ranks Arkansas as 34th nationwide in home care affordability, adjusted for state median income. ... Read More

Paying for Senior Home Care in Arizona

In-home senior care is an alternative to care in a nursing home. However, hiring a caregiver, especially if a full-time caregiver is needed, can be expensive. Medical insurance often does not provide for non-medical caregiver assistance. In the state of Arizona, it costs an average of $19/hr. to hire a non-medical caregiver and $22/hr. to hire a medical caregiver. This ranks Arizona as the 32nd most affordable state, adjusted for per capita median income. State-Sponsored ... Read More

Paying for Home Care In Alaska

In-home senior care is an option that many seniors, and their relatives as well, would prefer to a nursing home.  It can be costly to hire an in-home caregiver, however, and providing the level of care that a nursing home can provide may require the services of a full-time caregiver. The cost of a non-medical and a medical caregiver is $24 and $25/hr., respectively, making Alaska the 13th most affordable state for caregiver costs, adjusted for median per capita income. ... Read More

Confused about Home Health Care Costs?

Due to the changes in health care legislation and the economy, many people are confused about their health insurance, and that includes seniors.  Everybody wants to know how the new requirements will affect their insurance bills, healthcare costs, and whether or not they will be able to find help paying for their senior care.  The department of Health and Human Services is now partnering up with local pharmacies to make sure seniors understand their benefits. Head to the ... Read More

Tips for Saving Money while Aging at Home

With the cost of senior living facilities rising and medical care benefits in flux, everyone is feeling the financial squeeze- especially fixed income seniors and those with in-home care. It was recently reported that almost 60% of the typical senior’s income is spent on health care and housing. This doesn’t leave much for transportation, food, rent, and all the other expenses that arise. Below are a few tips from the article, 7 Money Saving Tips for Seniors, that can help you to... Read More

More Available Benefits For Veterans

  Concierge Care Advisors has announced that it will be financially supporting the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) by committing a part of each quarterly earnings to support their ongoing veteran programs. WWP is a 501cf, not for profit organization that serves veterans who received wounds, illnesses, or injuries on the day of September 11, 200 and beyond. WWP also serves the family members of the aforementioned veterans. Concierge Care Advisors was founded by Veteran Marc... Read More

How Obamacare Ruling Affects Seniors

Health insurance reform has taken place already, but with the potential striking down of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare may be caught wondering what to charge for its services, with seniors in flux waiting to see what happens.  As of now, they are already affected by:   The Price of Drugs. The law intends to reduce what Medicare can charge for drugs when a person’s coverage lapses.  This has been implemented to some extent and has already saved consumers ... Read More

Losing Home Care in PA

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) has announced that it will decrease care for frail seniors who use state health services for in-home care. Earlier this year, DPW officials decided to drop the extensive Care Management services in their Aging Waiver program, and instead provide limited care for the elderly statewide with Service Coordinators. This affects needy senior citizens qualifying for Medicaid-paid nursing home care. More than 20,000 ... Read More

New Program for Senior Medical Home Care

A new model of health care shows promise in treating elderly patients without a lengthy hospital stay. The program is known as Hospital at Home, and is aimed at seniors with diseases normally necessitating hospitalization, such as heart failure, emphysema, urinary tract infections, or pneumonia. A new study published in the journal “Health Affairs” looked at people receiving this care through the New Mexico-based Presbyterian Healthcare Services. The study found those receiving ... Read More

How Much Does In Home Care Cost?

The cost of in home care services varies across the county depending on the type of caregiving and the qualification of the care giver. According to Genworth, the median cost for in home care services in the United States is $18 per hour for licensed homemaker services. Cost range varies from state to state. For example, in South Carolina, the minimum hourly rate is $10 and the maximum hourly rate is $20. However, the minimum hourly rate in Oregon is $17 and the maximum is $28 ... Read More