Paying for In Home Care
Nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. In Home care is a relatively new option for many families, but it is often the most attractive solution when it comes to caregiving for older adults. They want to stay at home where they're most comfortable and surrounded by their own memories and belongings. Over the last 20 years, many home care companies have been established to meet the needs of our seniors and disabled adults who wish to remain in their home.
Home Care (Home Care Aide)
Assistance with cooking meals, laundry, medication reminders, personal care, companionship. If you use less than 6 hours, your cost will be lower.
Assisted Living Facility
This is the 'entry level' of care. Extra time and services will increase daily rate.
No flexibility in rate, most expensive.
Cost Effective Home Care for the Sacramento, CA area
Our trained staff can help you navigate the cost of home care and show you how your family can save money on senior care services. Our RightCare services are competitively priced for the Sacramento-Davis area. Whether you need hourly, live-in or more demanding services, we can provide the best care at prices that save your family time and money.
How Do You Pay for Home Care?
Private pay and long-term care insurance are the primary payment sources for in-home care. We currently do not accept Medicare or Medicaid; however, if these are your only options we can make a referral to an agency who can accept those payment sources.
If you are a veteran, there are financial program options available through the Veterans Administration.
Some resources in the Sacramento-Davis area that can assist in finding funding for home care are:
What Do Clients and Their Families Say About Right at Home?
"Right at Home's office staff will always let me know if they are changing caregivers for my mother, or if they'll be coming at another time. They are always upfront."
"Right at Home works on the hourly basis, which is very nice. A lot of people don't want someone just sitting there and not doing anything, so it's nice to have Right at Home work hourly."
Funding Options for In Home Care
Often the need for to pay for home care is not something that many of us are prepared for. There are many options that we don't even realize are available to us for pay for in home care. Some of these are explained in one of our previous Caring for the Aging Workshops - Funding Options for Senior Care Workshop led by Jaynie of AskJaynie.