Monthly Archives May 2016

Aging-in-Place Wildly Popular, Home Health Aides Less So

Hootie’s Take: Talking with your family about your preferences in advance is important. Having a plan in place allows the family to know what to expect and allows conversation surrounding who will provide care and how they will be compensated. The vast majority of Americans would prefer to receive senior care in a home setting, but that doesn’t mean they see professional home health aides as the ideal caregivers. When asked where they would prefer to receive ongoing care should they need it, 77% of people said their own home, according to survey findings released Friday by The Associated Press
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