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Browse the 79 home care agencies in Riverwoods, read 25 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Riverwoods 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 Riverwoods personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

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Optimum Senior Care is FANTASTIC and I would give them 10 stars out of 5. They are a lifesaver for us. 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.
Optimum Senior Care Optimum Senior Care offers in home senior care and caregiver services to the elderly population in the Chicago Metro area. Our mission is to cherish and protect the independence and dignity of our clients by providing world class elderly home care services. Optimum Senior...
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I would recommend the company. They are responsive and good to work with. They are througher and patient with the family and our loved one.
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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9 reviews
The company isn't good at communication, or good at follow through. Once you call they are great. I asked for someone to come out 5 days a week for care for our loved one and had to follow up. The...
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.
Your Trusted Source for Exceptional Home Care for 30 YearsYou're not alone! There are countless people who want to stay home, folks that are eager to return home and recover from a medical procedure or illness. They want to maintain their independence while remaining safe and secure; confident in...
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3 reviews
Thank you very much for the good service. Everything was done as best as possible. A very good nurse and a responsible person. I am very happy that I chose these people for care. Good and responsible people,...
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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I use home care services for my dad through Right at Home and everything has been great for us so far. I searched all over to find the best agency to work with. I wanted continuity of caregivers, support for...
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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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They had so much patience and understanding and took their time to explain details I had no idea about concerning the healthcare world and more. The customer service and guide I received was just the best...
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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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Professional, went out of the way to make me feel comfortable and my mom felt that she was part of the process. We picked this community because of a friend referral.
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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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Home Instead Senior Care is the world leader in non-medical eldercare, with a network of more than 500 offices. Our caregivers our bonded, insured and carefully screened. Our services can be arranged anywhere from 4 to 24 hours per day. Short term service and long term care is available seven...
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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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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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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
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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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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.
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.
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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.
Caring Companions has been providing caregiver services since 1985. We provide services 24 hours a day, seven day a week. All of our staff are thoroughly screened and insured. We can help to evaluate home care needs for those individuals/families who may not know what level of services to...

Costs of home care in Riverwoods, IL

Average cost of home care in Riverwoods, IL

Home care in Riverwoods 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
$30/hr
Average overnight rate
$35/hr
Average weekend rate
$35/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Riverwoods

Home care costs in Riverwoods 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
$5,699/mo
$6,031/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Riverwoods assisted living facilities or Riverwoods memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Riverwoods, IL

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 Riverwoods.
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 Riverwoods

Recent reviews for home care in Riverwoods

Optimum Senior Care in Palatine, IL

4.2
I'm not there all the time to see the interaction between the agency and my Dad but from what I've seen so far i am very pleased. The agency definitely found the perfect caregiver for my Dad and she is really good and what she does. I am pleased overall and would recommend them if needed.

Innovative Homecare Solutions, INC in Downers Grove, IL

1.9
We did not have good luck with the first caregiver but had good luck with the other 2. It is difficult to have someone living in your home even if it is necessary. I was grateful that we had them for the time we needed them for.

Home Instead - Cary, IL in Crystal Lake, IL

5.0
I found [name removed], the care coordinator, very understanding, kind and patient. She took much time to get to know my Mom and understand our particular issues. She selected our caregiver not from a list but rather from the perspective of the best possible match. She did very well. I found ...
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Frequently asked questions about home care in Riverwoods

1776 Senior Care of Glen Ellyn, IL, Ellen's Care Group, Inc. and The Beginning Home Care are the top-rated home care facilities near Riverwoods, Illinois. See full list of agencies.

There are 79 home care facilities near Riverwoods, Illinois. 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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