As the nation ages, our elders and their caregivers face choices about care. Not too long ago, the choices were few and the images worse. With an increased desire to "age in place", more and more services are being delivered straight to the home. One of the fastest growing businesses is non-medical home care.
There is a difference keep in mind between medical and non-medical home care. Non-medical home care services include personal care, assistance with daily living activities, meal preparation, housekeeping and transportation. Medical skilled home health agencies administer skilled licensed nursing and rehab services under physician's orders with strict guidelines.