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Browse the 74 home care agencies in Section, read 16 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Section choose home care for many reasons, including to reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. Most home care agencies in Section personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

Home care agencies near Section, AL

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Photo of Right at Home - Huntsville, AL
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6 reviews
Although my parents have been stubborn about getting services working with Right at Home has been great! The staff has been very friendly and very accommodating while my parents on the other half have...
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Right at Home is an in-home care and assistance agency, providing quality senior and disabled persons care since 1995. We provide trained, insured and bonded caregivers for a variety of caregiving needs. Whether it's for extra assistance after a stay in the hospital, an aging parent who needs...
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Photo of Senior Helpers - Huntsville, AL
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2 reviews
Provides: Home Care
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Photo of Preferred Care at Home of Greater Huntsville, AL
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3 reviews
We used home care services for our loved one through Preferred Care and everything was great. I would recommend them to others.
Provides: Home Care
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Photo of Home Instead - Rainbow City, AL
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[name removed] is phenomenal and felt like family right away. All the caregivers were punctual, presented themselves well, cared for my family like it was theirs, they were knowledgeable and we felt safe...
Provides: Home Care
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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2 reviews
They show up on time and do everything on the list that they're supposed to do. They're a really good service. We have two different caregivers. One goes above and beyond, and the other is still great. ...
Provides: Home Care
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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1 review
The only issue I have is the billing processes seems a bit clunky. It's running smoother now although somehow mileage does not always make the invoice. The care giver tells me she gives it to the office but...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
Care types provided by this community
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

Costs of home care in Section, AL

Average cost of home care in Section, AL

Home care in Section is typically charged at an hourly rate. Hourly rates may vary based on factors like time of day (overnight hours, for example), special weekend or holiday rates, and whether care is around the clock.
Average hourly rate
$21/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Section

Home care costs in Section increase based on the hours of care needed. Costs are typically higher for seniors who need home care at night or for most of the day — for example, while a family member is at work. For seniors who need full-time or 24/7 care, assisted living or memory care may be a more cost-effective option in the long run.
44 hours of home care/wk
$4,085/mo
$3,905/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Section assisted living facilities or Section memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Section, AL

Many families combine various payment methods to cover home care costs. Most often, families use some mixture of the following private and public income sources to pay for home care in Section.
Paying for home careGet an overview of all payment options for home care.
VA home care benefitsSee how VA benefits can help veterans and their spouses pay for home care.
Home care and LTC insuranceLearn how to use long-term care insurance to cover home care costs.

What families are saying about home care in Section

Recent reviews for home care in Section

Brooks Home Health Care in Huntsville, AL

2.6
The workers we encountered were friendly, however we had just an okay experience and would probably not recommend the Brooks Home Health Care services to other friends or families.

Preferred Care at Home of Greater Huntsville, AL

2.8
Preferred Care provided what they say they would provide for my loved one. The biggest concern we have had some scheduling conflicts due to the caregiver not showing up. They still try to send a caregiver out to assist my loved one the new caregiver may show up late. Preferred Care is doing ...
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Right at Home - Huntsville, AL

5.0
Everything worked out well. They were helpful and reliable. I am happy to leave a positive score for the agency.

Frequently asked questions about home care in Section

There are 74 home care facilities near Section, Alabama. See the full list.

Home care is provided by an aide who comes to a senior’s home to help with daily chores and activities of daily living. It can be offered anywhere a senior calls home — including a house, senior apartment, independent living, or assisted living. Learn more about home care.

Home care services are customizable to a senior’s unique needs. Services can include companionship, help with chores like cooking and housekeeping, or assistance with activities of daily living, like toileting and bathing. Explore home care services in more detail.

Home care provides nonmedical services for seniors who require assistance with daily tasks like housework, bathing, dressing, and transportation. In contrast, home health care is prescribed by a doctor and includes services like skilled nursing care and therapies, health monitoring, and medication administration that are provided by licensed medical professionals. Read more about home care vs. home health care.

The national median cost of home care is $30 per hour, according to A Place for Mom’s internal data. This cost may vary depending on the location and provided services.

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