Monday, May 31, 2010

How much does it cost to hire a home health aide?

A home health aide is just what it sounds like -- a professional to help out at home with someone who needs assistance caring for themselves. Home health aides typically earn about $10-12 an hour if hired directly, though wages are higher in some areas.  If you hire an aide through an agency, expect the cost to about double. 

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