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Washington DC Home Care

Find caregivers and in-home aides to help your loved one in Washington DC.

Washington D.C. - Home Care

AHome Instead Senior Care Studyfound that 86% seniors want to continue living at home for as long as possible. Many seniors wish to remain in the comfort of their own home where they are familiar with the surroundings and they can maintain their dignity. But if they require assistance with daily tasks,Home Careis an option.

What Is Home Care?

Home care is a broad range of health care and support services provided in the senior's home. Non-medical home care includes services such as light housekeeping, grocery shopping, laundry, bathing, dressing, grooming, using the bathroom, cooking, providing meals, and basic health care. Skilled medical home care is for more intensive, professional health care needs.

Insurance Coverage

If home care is medically necessary and your loved one meets certain coverage requirements, Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance plans will usually pay for home health care services. Different private insurance carriers have different policies, so make sure to ask your loved one's insurance provider what their home care policies are.

More Resources

Senior Care Guide: Care.com's comprehensive guide to senior care that helps readers understand senior care options by describing each option in detail and answering frequently asked questions.

For more information on senior healthcare, visit our Articles and Resources page.

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