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Top Home Care Agencies in Burlington, MA

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Browse the 45 home care agencies in Burlington, read 22 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Burlington 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 Burlington personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

Home care agencies near Burlington, MA

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Photo of Purple Nurse Home Care
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3 reviews
I live in Virginia while my relative stayed at his home in Massachusetts. Purple Nurses treated [name removed] like he was family. They totally exceeded my expectations. I felt at ease being so far away...
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.
Skilled and Non Skilled Home CareRNs, LPN's, CNA's and Home Health Aides
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Photo of Home Helpers Home Care of Lexington, MA
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2 reviews
HHHC of Lexington truly cares about patients and there families.! I would have given 5s for all ratings BUT in early HHHC then employed an older woman, who was then ACTIVELY grieving the recent death of HER...
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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6 reviews
The experience and care has been excellent from this agency. My mom really likes the 2 caregivers she chose. They are very friendly and very responsive. The caregiver and mom do exercises that the physical...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Guardian Angel Senior Services was founded in September of 2003 based on a dream that we could make a difference in the lives of seniors and go above and beyond the call of duty. We embrace being a family based company that provides an attentive yet subtle style of care. Our Vision is to be the...
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We chose Guardian Angel Senior Services because of the value for the money as well as the locality. It is a family owned business as well and we wanted something that wasn't a big corporate operation. We did...
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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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What we like the most about the Acti-Kare of Wakefield is that the owner [name removed] has been taking care of him and has developed a good trusting rapore with him. She has also been willing to negotiate...
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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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The person we had was the very best. The staff came to our house to acess what would be a good fit and they were accurate. I have already recommended 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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We spoke with quite a few companies, but ended up choosing this one. We were happy with this service. All of the staff we interacted with were friendly and helpful, and they provided all of the help Mom...
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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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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.
Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...
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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 helps seniors and disabled adults remain in the comfort of their own home. If you or a family member needs assistance with routine daily activities, Right at Home is the helping hand you seek. Our trained, bonded and insured caregivers provide in-home supportive care lasting from a...
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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.
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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.
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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Costs of home care in Burlington, MA

Average cost of home care in Burlington, MA

Home care in Burlington 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
$35/hr
Average overnight rate
$39/hr
Average weekend rate
$40/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Burlington

Home care costs in Burlington 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
$6,752/mo
$7,292/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Burlington assisted living facilities or Burlington memory care facilities.

Compare the costs of aging in place against senior living

Use our cost calculator to compare your loved one’s current living and home care expenses against the cost of senior living in Burlington.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.
Your Guide to Paying for CarePlan for and know your options for how to cover long-term care expenses.
Your Guide to VA BenefitsThe VA provides two veterans benefits that can be used to offset the costs of long-term care.
Medicare and MedicaidUnderstand the difference between these two public pay options, and what they cover.

What families are saying about home care in Burlington

Recent reviews for home care in Burlington

Home Helpers Home Care of Lexington, MA in Burlington, MA

3.1
Can't hurt to look. It takes a bit to find the right caregiver that is a good fit. That takes a bit.

Amada Senior Care of Boston MetroWest, MA in Dedham, MA

5.0
Easy to schedule, responsive, acted quickly when we needed to change timing of services and were flexible.

A Place at Home - Merrimack Valley in North Chelmsford, MA

3.1
We have no complaints at all. We've been very happy. They're very flexible, and we love the caregivers. [Name removed] was great o work with. The cost is comparable to what we would find anywhere, and we've been really happy with the service.

Frequently asked questions about home care in Burlington

Care Resolutions Inc - Sherborn, Purple Nurse Home Care and HomeWell Care Services of Andover, MA are the top-rated home care facilities near Burlington, Massachusetts. See full list of agencies.

There are 45 home care facilities near Burlington, Massachusetts. 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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