When people think of in-home care services, they likely picture an older woman living alone in a single family home who has a single caregiver visit as needed. While that may fit with most of the statistics—women live longer than men, people prefer to age in the homes they have known and loved for years—in-home care can be delivered in a variety of settings.
Just as people of all ages and abilities have different interests and strengths, in-home care can occur in a diverse array of places.
Caregiving is about more than just one person fulfilling a list of a tasks; it’s about human relationships and connection.
Home care is not just one thing, but instead an umbrella term under which there are many types of care for many different types of needs and people. Learn about elder care, respite care, personal care, dementia care, and after-surgery care.
People who are living with developmental disabilities often need a professional caregiver in addition to family member support.