Caregiverlist Shares Free Tools for Evaluating Quality Senior Home Care

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Understanding the Different Paths Available for Quality Care Eases the Care Planning Process for Both Senior’s with Money and Without Money

"Caregiverlist actually provides the daily prices of nursing homes nationwide and explains the protections provided by senior home care agencies."

Seniors needing caregiving services often find themselves in a last-minute situation. This is because they may have experienced a sudden age-related illness and upon hospital discharge must quickly find the right nursing home for rehabilitation or the right senior home care services.

Seniors and their families can now turn to http://www.caregiverlist.com to assist them in making fast decisions about the right senior care. As both seniors with a little money and seniors with a lot of money want quality and trustworthy senior care services, Caregiverlist.com provides the answers.

Created by senior care professionals, Caregiverlist understands the many questions about the costs of care, Medicare coverage, Medicaid qualifications and quality care.

Seniors and their families and loved ones may evaluate care options, learn about quality standards for senior home care agencies and nursing homes and compare costs and options in their area.

Content on Caregiverlist.com Includes

  • Daily Prices of Nursing Homes Nationwide
  • Average Costs of Senior Home Care Nationwide
  • “By State” Senior Service Programs with Contact Information
  • Rates and Services of Quality Licensed Senior Home Care Agencies

As many seniors prefer to remain in their own home, Caregiverlist provides families with information on hiring a professional caregiving service and provides information from credible resources.

“After providing senior care services as the owner of a senior home care agency, I was aware of the many questions seniors and their families have about senior care,” says Julie Northcutt, CEO of Caregiverlist, Inc. “Caregiverlist actually provides the daily prices of nursing homes nationwide and explains the quality standards necessary when hiring a senior home care agency.”

Seniors and their loved ones may learn more about the hiring guidelines for home care and how to avoid tax and legal risks by attending a Web Conference by the The National Private Duty Association (NPDA) on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

This consumer education web conference will provide advice on reducing risks during the home care hiring process and is free of charge to participants.

“Most seniors want to remain living at home as long as possible. The goal of our upcoming program is to educate families to help them make the best decisions when hiring caregivers for their seniors who need assistance around the house,” said Sheila McMackin, president of NPDA

The web conference topics include understanding home care provider hiring guidelines, tax and legal issues, identifying risks and independent contractor issues.

Caregiverlist also shares some of the heart-breaking stories seniors and their families have experienced after hiring home caregivers directly, in an effort to educate consumers about the advantages of hiring a quality senior home care agency. Professional senior home care agencies offer the benefits of active care management which is extremely valuable for seniors who have a lifetime’s worth of assets to protect and for caregivers who must keep up with both the physical and emotional demands of senior caregiving.

About Caregiverlist.com
Caregiverlist.com, the nation’s only professional senior care portal founded by senior care professionals, provides unbiased care information to assist seniors and their families to find the right care nationwide. Nursing home daily rates, senior home care agency costs, “by state” senior service information and quality standards bring efficiencies to seniors and their families, from senior care professionals: http://www.caregiverlist.com

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