The vast majority of elderly people who receive assistance (80%) live in private homes in the community, not in institutions. They prefer comfort care in their own homes. Most children agree that it is important in helping seniors remain independent. However, because of other responsibilities, in home care is not always possible.
In a study by Genworth Financial, more than half of all respondents (55%) reported that their greatest fear regarding a long-term care illness or other medical event was being a burden on their family. Senior home care specialists can help when family members are unable to. Certified caregivers can give Continue Reading No Comments