Senior Citizen's Guide to PIttsburgh 2014 Vol. 1 Winter/Spring - page 27
Medicaid Aging Waiver and the lottery-funded OPTIONS
program may pay for this care for eligible individuals.
Services provided by personal care/private duty
homecare agencies are sometimes referred to as
custodial care, assistance with activities of daily living
(ADL) tasks or instrumental activities of daily living
(IADL) tasks. If the person requiring care has long-term
care insurance, homecare services may be covered. Call
the insurance provider to find out.
If the person requiring care is an older adult
who you are assisting, you might qualify for the
Pennsylvania Caregiver Support Program offered by the
local Area Agency on Aging. For Allegheny County, call
(412) 350-5460.
Article from the Pennsylvania Home Care Association,
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