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How Much Does Home Care Cost?

The cost of short and long-term care is an important consideration for people needing care in Springfield, Massachusetts. Not only does each option—in-home care, assisted living, nursing home, and adult day service—come with its own features and benefits, there are different ways in which you can pay for each too.

Typically, in-home care is paid for out-of-pocket, but many people are also able to use long-term care insurance benefits, veterans’ benefits, or sometimes life insurance plans. In some cases, people can use Medicaid to pay for this service and Medicare Advantage is slowly rolling out new plans that will cover professional caregiving in the home.

The length and scope of care needed will affect the cost of care. Also, costs can vary from state to state and individual needs will also be factored into the hourly fee. Rest assured that a representative from our office can help put together customized pricing options based on your own situation.

Hourly rates for Homewatch CareGivers serving Springfield, MA range from $23 to $27, depending upon unique individual needs and preferences. Know that for this cost, you not only have a caregiver in the home, but can expect to receive regular updates about your loved one, on-going training of our caregiving staff, and other support.

As you can see in the infographic below, care is tailored to each person:

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Give us a call today at (413) 344-2204 to talk about care needs and pricing options.

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  • “"May you continue to bring gifts and be a gift to others."”

    - Carol T.

    From West Springfield, MA
  • “You were able to put our mind at ease during a difficult time of ...”

    - Laura

  • “"allowing us to stay in our own home."”

    - Flossie and Roger

    From West Springfield, MA
  • “"You give people like me and my husband support that we have not ...”

    - Beth B.

    From Hampden, MA
  • “Great Hospice care!!!”

    - Carter family

    From Ludlow,

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