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Understanding the Cost of Care for Aging Adults

Senior care should be about meeting individual needs. But we understand that for families of who are considering care options for aging adults, the cost can be a major worry. Selecting the right care is important and you want to ensure it’s the best fit and value for your unique situation.
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Find Care That Enhances the Quality of Life

Evaluating Cost of Care

When evaluating the cost of care, you should weigh the outcomes of care, beyond pricing alone. It’s important to consider the person’s safety, well-being, need for companionship and quality of life. Care is something that should be put in place to, not only to keep the person safe and healthy, but to enhance a person’s enjoyment of life.


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  • Care Plan Personalization
  • Companionship & Engagement
  • Caregiver to Client Ratio
  • Location
  • Control of Budget
  • Safety
  • Scalability
  • Affordability

Tailor-Made Care Plans & Packages

In-home care services can help people at any point within the aging process. But care needs rarely fit neatly into a standard package. We start with the needs of the individual and develop a personalized care package and plan.

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Your Options for Paying for Home Care

Today, you may be able to take advantage of many programs to make personalized in-home care a reality for your family. Contact our office so we can discuss cost and coverage options that best support your needs. Home Instead is here to help you make an informed choice that is right for everyone involved.

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  • Family-funded care
  • Veterans (VA) assistance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Dementia Care Grant through our partnership with HFC
  • Home equity line of credit

Testimonials

Latest Review from our community

When you find yourself on your own to attend to an elderly parent or family member who is needing support or struggling, Home Instead Oak Park and Tia Harrison understand and go the extra mile. I was overseas while the pandemic was gripping the world and Tia was helpful, experienced, and with a great understanding of what to do. She truly takes each person and customizes the care plan to the person, not just their needs. She has an incredible ability to create trust and understanding and leads with compassion. I am grateful for Home Instead and their support of mother.