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Are you interested in being a caregiver in Pennsylvania? Learn about caregiver responsibilities. Plus, find out if caregiver certification such as a Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide is a requirement in Pennsylvania. We discuss how certification can expand one's job responsibilities and enhance their careers. Finally, we talk about where caregivers can work in and around Philadelphia.

Our guide helps you understand what private duty home care, or private pay home care, is. Plus, we go into detail about other caregiver questions and answers you may have such as costs and coverage options in this comprehensive guide.

When a senior loved one needs help at home, some families may be surprised as they start professional caregiving services. Families may find it more difficult than expected. Alternatively, there were things that they didn't prepare for. Home care services for senior loved ones can be a great way to give them the support they need. It can help them remain at home and stay independent. Learn how to overcome obstacles and other things that families wish they had known before starting home care agency services.

Are you on the Pennsylvania Medicaid Waiver plan or considering selecting an insurance plan for Community HealthChoices? For Home and Community Based Services, read more for our comparison guide between Keystone First, PA Health and Wellness, and UPMC in greater Philadelphia.   For seniors and disabled adults,...

Are you looking for a search tool and list of approved providers that accept the Community HealthChoices Medicaid waiver in Pennsylvania? From home care agencies to doctors, we’ve created a guide for you to look them up and find them all here with CHC healthcare plan providers with UPMC, Keystone First, and PA Health and Wellness insurance.

An epidemic of loneliness and isolation among seniors was here long before COVID-19. However, social distancing, greater vulnerabilities to the virus, and stay-at-home orders have made it even worse for older adults. Read about 6 new and innovative technologies for older adults to fight social isolation in the elderly as well as other simple steps that families and loved ones can do to combat loneliness and support mental health.

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Our comprehensive guide walks you through registering and enrolling into Pennsylvania’s Medicaid waiver program. The program helps cover home health care and senior personal care, among other things for older adults. 

We discuss way to help families that have a hesitant senior loved one who resists home care support. Find advice on getting home care services with a caregiver in a way that is smooth and limits your family member's refusal. Read more for 9 tips to help overcome a senior's objection to outside help and support.