North River Home Care Blog

How to Pay for In-Home Care

The average cost of in-home care can range from $25 to $40 an hour, depending on a variety of different factors. Your location, the type of care that is needed, and whether the caregiver comes from a licensed agency can all effect in-home healthcare costs.

Urban areas tend to be more expensive than rural areas when it comes to factoring costs for care at home.

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Medicare Denials: How Older Adults Can Get the Coverage They Need

Medicare coverage of medicines for seniors is often crucial, especially because on average, older adults take a shocking 15-18 prescription medications. And with the standard pricetag of over $11,000 per year for the most common prescription drugs prescribed by doctors for the elderly, it usually is debilitating when Medicare suddenly declines coverage.

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Looking to Increase Your Company’s Bottom Line? North River Home Care Can Help!

As we mentioned in our last blog post, companies that assist employees with their elder care responsibilities see not only happier employees, but also a more profitable bottom line. Why? Statistics show that:

  • Nearly 75% of family caregivers have had to change jobs or stop working because of the demands of family caregiving
  • Increased absenteeism and workday interruptions are reported,
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