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Browse the 46 home care agencies in Germantown, read 92 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Germantown 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 Germantown personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

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Options for Seniors was so quick and easy to work with! I requested service for my father while he was still in the hospital, and was set to be released with no plan in place for him at home, but they were...
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.
Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to...
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Senior Helpers was very good at matching staff to my mother's temperament, which was critical for this arrangement to work. Communication is easy via text, call or email and Senior Helpers is very...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Senior Helpers can provide you with a professional caregiver to help you with some things around the house so you won’t have to rely on your children or friends as much and so you remain independent in your home longer. We allow you to continue to enjoy the comforts of home and to spend more...
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The service was very good. The aide new her job. There pricing is what we could afford.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Bestcare Home Care has been open since December 2013. Our staff members have over 20 years combined experience. We love what we do and care deeply for the people who come in contact with us. Bestcare is locally owned and operated. We give you access to owners and managers who play a key role in...
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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.
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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.
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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.
Right at Home is a family owned, in home care and assistance agency providing quality caregivers to families in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. All of our caregivers are employees, not contractors. We thoroughly screen, test and train our caregivers who are all fully bonded and...

Costs of home care in Germantown, MD

Average cost of home care in Germantown, MD

Home care in Germantown 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
$29/hr
Average overnight rate
$30/hr
Average weekend rate
$33/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Germantown

Home care costs in Germantown 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
$5,552/mo
$6,819/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Germantown assisted living facilities or Germantown memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Germantown, MD

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 Germantown.
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 Germantown

Recent reviews for home care in Germantown

Senior Care Safe at Home in Sterling, VA

5.0
We use home care services through Senior Care Safe at Home for our loved one and everything is great. I would recommend them to others.

Jaymans Home Healthcare Agency, LLC in Annandale, VA

3.8
The staff took excellent care of my sister. They were professional, caring, and attentive. They provided feedback daily. The same home health aides cared for my sister. This provided consistency for her. My sister was always I have already told family and friends about them. I highly recommend ...
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Allegiance Home Care of Sterling, VA

5.0
I have had a very positive experience with Allegiance Home Care and would highly recommend them. They provided a physician who does home calls at no extra charge, which was a very nice bonus. They have been very accommodating in finding someone for me within very short notice, which other ...
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Frequently asked questions about home care in Germantown

There are 46 home care facilities near Germantown, Maryland. 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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