There’s No Place Like Home
As more aging seniors and their families opt for home care, local agencies answer some of your top questions
Even before the pandemic, the home health industry was seeing a slow but steady increase in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, home health aide and personal care aide jobs are projected to grow 36 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.
The benefits of home care are fueling these numbers, from increased independence for an aging senior to relief for family caregivers. It’s also becoming a transitional option for seniors who don’t quite need full-time care, but would be safer and have a better quality of life if someone helped them a few times a week.
If you are considering this option for yourself or a loved one, read on to hear the most frequently asked questions three local businesses receive.