Sometimes you just need a little help. The thought of leaving your home, the place where you are comfortable, the place that is filled with memories, is something that most seniors avoid. With a little outside help, many seniors can choose to stay in their beloved home. That help can come from a family member or friend, but when that is not an option, that bit of help can come from a home health care company. Services from a home health care agency can run the gamut from reminding seniors to take medications, to housekeeping services and personal care services. The following is a guide to Home Health Care providers in the Pittsburgh area:
Always at Home
Located in the North Hills, Always at Home provides non-medical care to seniors in their homes. To learn more, visit: alwaysathome.org.
Bayada Home Health Care
In addition to its extensive health care programs, Bayada provides assisted care such as bathing and grooming, as well as household support services. Bayada is a national organization that has been in operations since 1975. Learn more at: www.bayada.com.
Caring Mission Home Care
Caring Mission is a locally owned company servicing Allegheny, Greene, Fayette, South Allegheny, and Westmoreland Counties. In addition to the standard in-home care services, Caring Mission also provides pet and plant care. For more information, visit: www.thecaringmission.com.
Comfort Keepers has more than 700 franchised offices worldwide. In addition to in-home elder care, Comfort Keepers offers Respite Care, End-of-Life Care, and Private Duty Nursing. Visit Comfort Keepers at: www.comfortkeepers.com.
Divine Grace Non-Medical Home Care Services
Located in Ross Township, Divine Grace provides part-time, intermittent, or 24-hour care throughout the Pittsburgh area. More information on the spectrum of services offered is available at: www.divinegracepgh.com.
Gallagher Home Care Services
Providing services to the Pittsburgh and eastern, southern, and western surrounding areas, Gallagher Home Care Services has been recognized as a top performing U.S. Home Health Agency for the past five years. Learn more at: www.homehealth-pittsburgh.com.
Happy at Home
Happy at Home provides services to residents in southern Allegheny County and portions of Washington County. It is family-owned and locally-operated. To learn more about Happy at Home, visit: www.seniorcareservicespittsburgh.com.
Home Instead Senior Care
Since 1994, Home Instead Senior Care’s mission has been to provide personal, non-medical home care and elder companionship to seniors in their homes. Home Instead has franchises throughout the world. To learn more, visit: www.homeinstead.com.
ResCare HomeCare Services
ResCare is the nation’s largest privately-owned home care company. It provides customized assistance with the activities of day-to-day living. More information about ResCare can be obtained at: www.rescare.com.
Right at Home
Right at Home provides service in the greater Pittsburgh region. It strives to construct a custom-care plan that fits your specific needs. Right at Home began in 1995, and now has nearly 400 locations across the country. Learn more by visiting: www.rightathome.net.
Visiting Angels is a nationwide network of elder care agencies that provides in-home care services. Visiting Angels aims to give your loved ones the quality care they need in familiar surroundings. Visit their website to learn more at: www.visitingangels.com/about-us.