Can You Afford a Home-Care Worker?

Home health care can cost over $4,000 per month. AARP shares resources and government programs to help make in home care and nursing affordable.

“Planning for in-home care is a lot like the Chinese adage about planting a tree: The best time was 20 years ago, and the second best time is today.

“Older Americans determined to stay in their own homes are likely to need help at some point — for a few hours a day or 24/7 — with household chores, nursing services and personal care. And with the 65-plus population projected to grow from 56 million in 2020 to 73 million in 2030, the need for home health care will only increase.”

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