#WhyHomecareMatters Campaign

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#WhyHomecareMatters Testimonials

Homecare is cost effective, patient preferred, and results in better health outcomes. Discover the power of homecare: real stories, real impact

HOMECARE RECIPIENT

HOMECARE RECIPIENT

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FAMILY CAREGIVER

FAMILY CAREGIVER

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HME PROVIDER

HME PROVIDER

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How You Can Participate

Join our advocay efforts to educate insurance companies and politicians on the importance of preserving access to home-based care.

If You or a Loved One Directly Benefit from Home-Based Care

Share a video or story on social media about how home-based care has made a difference in your life or the life of a loved one. Use hashtag #WhyHomecareMatters and tag @AAHomecare.

Upload a video or photos (here) showing how home-based care has enhanced your quality of life. Please begin your video with “Homecare matters to me because...”.

Submit a written testimonial (here) explaining how access to home medical equipment, supplies, and related services have benefitted you or a loved one. Please use the words “Homecare matters to me because...”.

If You Work in the Homecare Industry

Share a video or story on social media about how the people your company serves inspire you to be in the homecare industry. Show the impact you make on their lives using the hashtag #WhyHomecareMatters and tag @AAHomecare.

Invite your customers and their family caregivers to provide a written or video testimonial and/or photos showing how home-based care has enhanced their quality of life. Ask them begin their video or message with “Homecare Matters to me because...” if possible.
Click here for a sample message to send.

Helpful Tips

Questions to Help Tell Your Story

  • How has home-based care increased your quality of life or the life of a loved one?  Why do you prefer homecare instead of living in a facility to meet your needs? 
  • How has homecare or access to medical equipment made a difference in your daily routine or activities?
  • If you could say one thing to your legislators about why they should protect access to home-based care and medical equipment, what would it be?

Filming Tips

  • Try to keep your video under 45 seconds
  • Begin by introducing yourself (name, type of home medical equipment you use or if you are a family caregiver)
  • If you are filming yourself with a phone, hold it in landscape mode (horizontal)
  • Film yourself in a well-lit room or outside during the day in a quiet spot
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