Home Care in Rural Areas

Home Care providers in the Birmingham, AL metro area, often shy away from providing services in areas more than 20 miles outside of the city’s center. This means home care in ex-burb areas like Pelham, AL, Jasper, AL, Gardendale, AL, Center Point, Al, and even...

Home Care: What to Expect

Finding the right home care company is very challenging, particularly when a loved one is struggling with an illness and the choice is need driven.  Making that first call to companies you do not know is intimidating (and sometimes frustrating).  Unlike most...

Free Home Care for Veterans

Veterans or their surviving spouses may qualify for home care with no out of pocket expense to them. Many people do not realize that the Veterans Administration offers a solution to pay for home care services, called “Aid and Attendance”. A married couple,...

Do Your Parents Qualify for Veterans Home Care?

The Veteran’s Administration provides a wonderful home care benefit to Veterans and their spouses.  This allows veterans to remain in their homes with assistance from a home care aide.  Home Care Associates works with a third party to assist with the...

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Home Care Provider

Choosing the right home care provider for your loved one can often seem like a daunting task. This is a service people choose only once or twice in their lifetime, so the value is considered an unknown (or unfamiliar) to most people. Below are a few questions to...

Long-Term Care Insurance Can Pay for Home Care

Click here for more info Many of our clients ask if their long-term care insurance will cover the cost of home care services.  The answer is usually “yes”, but we will cover the different scenarios in this article.  It is always best to allow us to consult...