Sometimes. Medicare does provide an Eligibility Tool to see if your family qualifies, but they typically don't pay for the type of hourly personal care service that Silver Companions provides. Silver Companions will be able to give documentation to third parties such as long-term care insurance companies that could help you obtain the best coverage [...]
We are paid on an hourly basis. Shorter shifts are generally billed at a higher rate than longer shifts. Lately, more long-term care insurance companies are covering this option, however, home care is still principally paid for by the seniors themselves or their families. Silver Companions rates are much more affordable than the national average, [...]
No. Every agreement is clear and transparent; there are no hidden fees. The most typical additional cost you may incur is mileage when you ask your caregiver to run errands in their personal vehicle.
Silver Companions uses several tools to track our caregivers. First, we use simple timesheets filled out by each caregiver. Then, we use a combination of Telephony and Internet-based solutions to verify time and attendance. This process allows you to have a written record of services provided in the home. And we can give written verification [...]
We provide home care. Home care is a service that helps those in need by assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs) Examples include: bathing, grooming, dressing, and transferring, ambulating, meal preparation. To continue living life from the comfort of his or her home, one may choose home care. Home care is a model that [...]