38 Home Care Services for Seniors Serving Cambria Heights, NY
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Home Care for Seniors in Cambria Heights
Cambria Heights is a popular residential neighborhood for seniors due to its safe and quiet neighborhoods, open parks and fields and access to big-city amenities. While the neighborhood itself has some fine restaurants and shopping, world-class destinations are just a short distance away in Brooklyn and Manhattan. This comfort and convenience can be had for more affordable prices compared to many other parts of New York City. These are just a few of the reasons why 17% of the population here is aged 65 and over.
At Caring.com, we've compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Cambria Heights area - complete with community descriptions, amenities, health services provided, and reviews from families who've actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we've compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.
Seniors who want to age in place in Cambria Heights have many high-quality home care agencies available for service in the area, which cost an average of about $25 per hour according to Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care Survey. The monthly cost for in-home care is $4,690 while the home health care monthly cost is $4,767. Compared to the national average of $21 per hour for in-home care and $22 per hour for home health care, the cost of care in Cambria Heights is somewhat high.
Cambria Heights Home Care Resources
Seniors in Cambria Heights have access to a host of programs and services that enable independence and aging in place, while maintaining the highest possible quality of life. Below, we've compiled a few of the most helpful resources:
Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizens Center
220-01 Linden Blvd
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
Originally sponsored by the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, this senior center's mission is to provide a multi-purpose facility for events as well as services that enhance the lives of older adults in the community. Services include home meal delivery and a variety of educational classes. Lunch is available for just $1 for those age 65 and over.
NYS Weatherization Assistance Program
92-31 Union Hall Street
Jamaica, New York 11433
New York's residential energy conservation program provides funding for home weatherization with priority given to senior citizens. If an applicant is eligible for the program, an audit of the property is conducted to determine which type of weatherization the structure needs. After work is complete, a final inspection is performed. Seniors may be eligible whether they are renters or owners.
Senior Citizen Homeowners’ Exemption (SCHE)
144-06 94th Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11435
For seniors in Cambria Heights with an income of $58,399 or less, a property tax exemption is offered by New York City. This exemption can reduce a home's assessed value by as much as 50%. The applicant, who must be aged 65 or older, must live in the residence. This exemption must be renewed every two years, and the Department of Finance will automatically mail out a renewal application.
Habitat NYC - Housing Preservation Program
111 John Street, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Habitat for Humanity's Housing Preservation Program can help seniors make modifications to their homes so that they can age in place. This is available for seniors in Cambria Heights with low to moderate incomes. Habitat for Humanity also has a critical home repair program that helps pay for urgent structural improvements that prevent senior homeowners from experiencing falls and other accidents.
271-11 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, N.Y. 11040
The Parker Jewish Institute is a non-profit center for the healthcare and rehabilitation of adults that provides respite services for families in Cambria Heights and other communities in Queens. Their Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands sends volunteers from the community into homes where caregivers can benefit from some time away from their responsibilities. This is a free service that's funded by donations and funding from the New York State Department of Health.