How Much Do You Know About Aging?

Did you know that the median annual cost of a nursing home in the US is $87,600?   Did you also know that the median annual cost of a home health aide in the US is $45,000? Based on a recent study by Genworth, this interactive map can help you figure out the costs of varying forms of eldercare in every U.S. state.

QuizAs part of a yearlong project about aging and planning for the changes, the Next Avenue Website has a quiz full of statistics regarding long-term care concepts and costs. These facts and many more can be found on this short but informative online quiz which you can take by clicking here.

Unfortunately, as one ages, it is often more and more difficult to manage and care for your own personal needs. To ease the burden so that seniors can age in place, there are in-home health care providers like David York Agency that can provide home health aides for personal care and household services for individuals who need assistance with the activities of daily living. Their qualified home health aides’ goal is to care for your parent or loved one so they are comfortable, safe and secure.

David York Agency can help you to develop a plan to accommodate changes in your parents’ health. They thoroughly respect the wishes of your aging parent and involve the total family in deciding and implementing the care plan. This minimizes the anxiety and stress that occurs when quick decisions have to be made. Contact us today by visiting www.davidyorkagency.com and visit our Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter pages. You can also call us at 718.376.7755 where a nurse is standing by to take your call.