home health care?
A quick overview of home health care
— and how it can help YOU
Home health care refers to the medical + non-medical services a person can get right in their own home.
Preferred is a New York State home healthcare agency that helps you — or your family member — get loving care in the comfort of home.
Home care is an excellent option if:
You have trouble doing the things you once did, but your family and friends can’t always take time from work to help you.
You’re struggling to live independently at home but you don’t want to move into a nursing home.
You may be eligible for one or all of the following:
Home Health Aide
Help with activities of daily living
Personal Care Assistant
Help with general lifestyle activities
Your home health aide can help you:
Your personal care assistant can:
RN: Registered Nurse
Helping you recover from illness or surgery
Helping you get back to yourself
We will provide:
We will provide:
Your aide can help in lots of ways. Here are the most common ones:
Under our CDPAP program, you may be able to designate one of your family members or friends as your in-home caregiver. That means that you’ll get care from a person you know and love, and they’ll get paid for taking care of you!
If you’re eligible for home care, and have:
Eligible long-term care insurance
Then you won’t have to pay for this care.
We’ll help you navigate the process of getting approval.
If you don’t already have Medicaid but may be eligible, we’ll work to help you get approved.
If you’re not eligible for Medicaid, you can join Preferred Gold: a private-pay program that offers flexible payment plans and some of the best aides in the state.
Both! We cover everything from short-term care (for conditions like strokes, illnesses, injuries, and falls) to long-term care (for people dealing with chronic or complex conditions).