Senior Citizen's Guide to Pittsburgh 2017 Summer/Fall Edition - page 10

kinds of therapies in a person’s home. The average
hourly rate for a certified home health aide is $32.37,
while the average uncertified home health aide charges
$18.57 an hour.
Hospice Care
Provides nursing care and specialized services like grief
counseling to individuals who are dying and their loved
ones. Hospice care is available in a person’s home, at a
health care facility or in a hospice center.
Rehabilitation Services
Offer different kinds of therapies (physical,
occupational and speech) at home or in a therapy center.
Active Adult Communities
Individuals over 55 may want to consider living in an
active adult community. Often described as an alternative
to single-family ownership, these communities offer
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