Home Health Agencies
Home Health Agencies are companies that provide skilled care in the home. They provide all the medical services needed to help the family member stay in the home after a short term rehab stay in a Nursing home. It is usually covered for 6 weeks under Medicare and private insurance. This is usually a short term option to help rehabilitate in the home.
Daycare Programs are for families that need a time out from caregiving for a loved one or have your loved one engaged in outside activities from the home. Some specialize in Alzheimer's/Dementia care. It can be offered in places like senior centers, personal care homes, nursing homes or stand alone properties. Daycare fees vary and are private pay, Medicare and Medicaid.