Senior Home Care Services in Albany, NY and Surrounding Areas FAQs

Q: What kind of services do you provide?

A: Visiting Angels of Albany specializes in personal care and companion care services. Our main priority is to provide senior home care services to help seniors enjoy the comforts of home for as long as possible. We assist with many activities that simplify day-to-day living including meal preparation and planning, light housekeeping, laundry assistance, and errand running.

Q: What does the term “aging in place” mean?

A: Aging in place most often refers to the ability of a senior to age in their home or the family home for as long as possible. For others, aging in place may mean the ability to remain in an assisted living facility or nursing home with their caregiver. The definition of the phrase depends on what makes the client most comfortable.

Q: Do you provide services in assisted living facilities?

A: We do. Some of our clients believe that the services available at assisted living facilities don’t allow them to maintain their dignity and independence. At Visiting Angels of Albany, we can assist to further meet your health and wellness needs. Although in some states, you aren’t allowed to hire private help for an assisted living facility. Be sure to research the rules in your state beforehand to ensure that we can help.

Q: How quickly can senior home care services be started?

A: Usually, senior home care services can begin within 48 hours. Sometimes, services can begin on the same day they were requested.

Q: How easily can I change the schedule?

A: All we need is a week’s notice, and we can change the schedule for you. We strive to provide a schedule that fits your lifestyle. If you have a scheduling preference that you would like to come to fruition, just let us know.

Q: How can I get started with Visiting Angels of Albany?

A: Call Visiting Angels of Albany at 518-389-2999 to schedule a free in-home consultation. If you choose to make Visiting Angels If you choose to proceed with senior home care services, we’ll connect you with a caregiver that has the scheduling, personality, and skills needed to fit your needs. You will then meet the caregiver. If you approve of them, then they will begin working for you.

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.