Many changes and challenges come with growing older. Today, many older Americans are facing the reality of living longer. For those who wish to remain in their homes, a home healthcare aide may be the ideal option to ensure proper care and manage everyday life and activities. For those who qualify, New York Medicaid can cover the cost of services for a home healthcare aide through its managed care programs.
What is a home healthcare aide and what can he or she assist with?
A home healthcare aide can provide various services and are available to assist individuals with their long- and short-term needs. Home healthcare aides assist patients with the activities of daily living.
Activities of daily living can include, but are not limited to:
- Help with dressing and showering
- Transportation assistance
- Help with toileting and lifting
- Planning meals
- Doing laundry
- Assisting with medications
- Changing bed linens
If you are looking to secure a home healthcare aide on Long Island, Westchester, upstate New York, and the five boroughs of New York City for yourself or a loved one, P&P Medicaid representatives are available to guide you through each step of the process. P&P Medicaid has a staff with over 16 years of experience in the New York Medicaid and healthcare industries. For more information regarding this or any of our other services, please contact our Nassau County Medicaid consulting professionals at 516-541-4770.