August 25, 2011
Recent academic research commissioned by Home Instead Senior Care uncovered an association between the use of paid in-home non-medical care and a lower number of visits to doctors by care recipients. The reason for this may be that the use of paid in-home non-medical care results in more hours of care – and presumably better care – for older adults. What's more, the benefits of paid in-home non-medical care extend not just to seniors, but also to the people who most often are caring for them: their family members and friends.
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