The move to using a home health care provider is a big one. Seniors may be reluctant to open their doors to people they’ve never met before; however, families with an aging loved one may not be in a position to provide all the assistance needed themselves. A home care agency is the perfect solution for seniors wanting to stay in their homes and continue to live happy, healthy, engaged lives.

Where to start? It’s a great idea for families to take the time to educate them upfront. There may be services and options available that you didn’t know of, and things to consider that you never stopped to think about. Below are some questions you can ask to maximize the chances of finding the perfect fit in a home care agency.

What are your needs?

The first thing a family needs to look at is both what their seniors’ needs are today, and what they might be in the future:

 

About the Home Care Agency

Once you’ve zeroed in on what you’ll need from a home health care provider, it’s important to  do a little ‘due diligence’ on the agency:

 

Home health care agencies understand 100% the need for these types of questions and they expect them. The agency will be happy to give you all the information you need to make the right choice for your family.

 

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