The ElderCare Act allows American citizens to deduct or eliminate eldercare from their taxes, in an attempt to reform the current taxation system in the States. Moreover, the ElderCare Act will work towards creating tax-free savings accounts for dependents and the elderly, with matching contributions for low-income families. These are the President-elect’s steps on introducing “fair and affordable” taxation and healthcare models.
One of the most frequent questions we hear is "What are your caregiver rates per hour?" This is a difficult question to answer without having an understanding of your needs. Determining if our services match your needs is typical best during a phone or home assessment. Many families do not understand that Home Care Agencies have [...]
Insist on Adult Home Care Workers Compensation Workers’ compensation, also known as workmans’ comp, is a state-mandated insurance program that provides compensation to employees who suffer job-related injuries and illnesses. This is an important question because not all in-home care companies pay Workers’ Compensation. If an Adultcare Assistance Caregiver claims a work-related injury then our [...]
The Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) is within Arizona State Medicaid program known as Arizona Health Care System (AHCCCS). ALTCS is a good program for seniors needing government assistance. The program is for individuals who are 65 or older, blind, or disabled and need ongoing services at a nursing facility level of care. Additionally, many [...]
Health and Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits Both health and long-term care insurance companies classify home care expenses as either medical or non-medical. Many seniors are learning the difference between the two when reaching out to us. For this reason, Adultcare Assistance Homecare counselors are experienced at helping families maximize insurance benefits. Personal caregivers are classified as [...]
Did You Know There Are Two Types of In-Home Care Agencies? Finding affordable Senior Home Care involves more that finding the lowest caregiver rate. In Arizona, some companies strive to be more affordable by offering clients more value, while others exploit a corporate employment tax and insurance loop hole. Independent Contractor Agencies profit by avoiding standard employer costs [...]
Adultcare Assistance Homecare maintains the highest standards through selecting, training and retaining Arizona's best caregivers. We only select employees that pass our interview, field training and comprehensive background screening. Additionally, each caregiver is supervised by a senior caregiver manager to ensure consistent, reliable and trustworthy care. Comprehensive Background Screening Each employee is required to satisfy the [...]
Recently, a gentleman called and informed us that his former home care company used undisciplined caregivers. He was frustrated because his caregivers would arrive late, leave early and this company would not adjust his bill. He wanted to know our policy and procedures on timeliness. Adultcare Assistance Homecare has a culture of punctuality. Our caregivers are required to arrive on time. If [...]