Planning for long-term care today can help protect family income and savings in the future, as many people underestimate the costs and risks associated with long-term care. Responsive Home Care can help with preparations and planning for long-term care as well as assist with any home care needs.

Contact Responsive Home Care for more information on planning for long-term care and customized options for varying elder care needs in Broward County.

Web Resources:
Click the links below to access resource websites to learn more about planning for long-term care and the options to age at home.

 

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Professional Geriatric Care Managers (PGCMs) are health and human services specialists who help families care for older relatives while encouraging as much independence as possible. Use this site to learn more about the services of Geriatric Care Managers, and to find one located near the frail elderly person needing help with planning.

Long-Term Care Calculator
The Long Term Care Insurance National Advisory Center offers this handy long-term care cost calculator to help people calculate the average cost of long-term care in their area and plan accordingly.

Hiring Private Duty Home Care Workers: Risks of Registries and Independent Contractors
This informative article from the National Private Duty Association details the risks associated with the use of nurse registries and independent contractors.

National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
A wealth of information and resources to help plan for future long-term care needs, courtesy of the US Department of Health and Human Services.