Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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Web Resources:
Click the links below to access resource websites to learn more about the basics of home care.

Compare cost of home care with other long-term care options
US News and World Report reports on the seventh annual cost of care survey by GenWorth Financial, a major seller of long-term care insurance.

Explaining Medicare home health care
This is the official US Government booklet about Medicare home health care benefits for people with original Medicare.

What’s the difference between home care and home health care?
A simple comparison chart shows how home health care and home care differ.

Information to help determine which type of home care is most appropriate
Although this downloadable PDF is about Michigan specifically, it is a good explanation of the differences in home care and home health care and gives some good examples of how to determine which one is appropriate for care needs.

Private Duty Home Care industry fact sheet
This fact sheet on home care paid for privately is an up to date report on the industry with some good statistics about aging and the growing need for home care.

Responsive Home Care provides a full spectrum of Ft Lauderdale home care. We offer a free in-home consultation to evaluate needs and free in-home safety assessment to help prevent falls. Please contact us to set up a free in-home consultation and find out if home health care is the right choice for your unique situation.