FAQs About Home Care for Seniors in Anderson, IN and the Surrounding Area
Q: What kind of services does Visiting Angels East Central Indiana provide?
A: Visiting Angels East Central Indiana proudly provides home care for seniors living in Anderson, Muncie, Greenfield, and other nearby cities. Our services include companion care and personal care services, which are designed to take over or assist in the activities that elders need to be able to stay at home safely and with dignity. These may include fall prevention, medication and fluids reminders, light housekeeping, hygiene assistance, including grooming or bathing, and running errands.
Q: What does the term "aging in place" mean?
A: Aging in place refers to the ability of any person to grow old in the comfort and familiarity of their own home, or that of their family. It is the opposite of institutional residential care like a nursing home. Sometimes it may mean the ability, with extra help, to stay in an assisted living facility as well.
Q: Do you provide services in assisted living facilities?
A: Yes, Visiting Angels East Central Indiana’s caregivers visit assisted living facilities and nursing homes to assist with home care for seniors. Sometimes, people discover that the assistance provided in an assisted living facility is not enough to enable them to complete the tasks that they wish to complete.
Q: How does the cost of Visiting Angels compare with assisted living or nursing home care?
A: Costs vary from coast to coast when it comes to home care for seniors, however, the average service from Visiting Angels East Central Indiana runs about 1/3 the cost of an Assisted Living Facility and less than ¼ of what the skilled facility would cost. Naturally, you have to take into consideration the level of services required for that individual at any facility.
Q: How quickly can services be provided/started?
A: Generally, services can be provided within a 48-hour period and in some cases, the same day.
Q: Can I change the schedule if I have appointments to keep?
A: We do everything possible to make sure the schedule you want is the schedule you get. Changes are made easily by contacting the agency with as little as one-week notice. Our philosophy is to make the schedule work for the family, not the agency. You come first. Your needs, your requests, your schedule.
Q: How do I start services with Visiting Angels East Central Indiana?
A: If you are interested in home care for seniors from Visiting Angels East Central Indiana, call 765-703-4194. We will have our staff come to your home and conduct a free, no obligation assessment. From there, we will identify caregivers who have the skills, personality, and availability to assist you. You then will be able to meet the caregiver and if you approve, they will begin working with you and/or your loved one.
Serving Pendleton, Muncie, Anderson, Greenfield, McCordsville, Fortville, IN and Surrounding Communities
Visiting Angels EAST CENTRAL, INDIANA110 E Hartman Rd
Anderson, IN 46012