West Virginia consistently ranks among the top states in the nation by percentage of population aged 65 and older and percentage of home ownership. Older West Virginians are proud and independent, but sometimes a little help at home goes a long way. Health plans across the country—and in the Mountain State—are embracing the home care concept, expanding access to assistance with activities of daily living, or ADLs, such as eating, bathing, dressing, mobility and continence. Medicaid and veteran programs nationwide have long covered home care, and now many Medicare Advantage plans and private health insurance plans are inching in this direction.

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Written By Matt Walker – Co-owner