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What is a Home Care Agency?

A home care agency or home care organization (sometimes called companion care) provides non-medical services, with the intent of helping an older adult live at home independently. Home care agencies provide a wide variety of services. Most provide telephone calls for safety checks, laundry, grocery shopping, meal preparation, and general housekeeping. They can also assist with personal care such as bathing, toileting, personal grooming, and dressing.  Some home care agencies [...]

What is Home Health Care?

Home health care is medical or therapeutic/rehabilitation care provided at home. Services are provided at home because it is difficult for the older adult to transfer or move easily. Services are ordered by a physician. Most home health care is covered by Medicare, other medical insurance, and sometimes Medi-Cal. In order for Medicare to cover the cost, the home health care agency must be a Medicare Certified Home Health Agency. [...]