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Top Home Care Agencies in Bergen County, NJ

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Browse the 126 home care agencies in Bergen County, read 97 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Bergen County 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 Bergen County personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

Home care agencies near Bergen County, NJ

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CareTen is an amazing company - helpful, responsive and helped us through a tough time with empathy and really good help for our family. I cant thank them enough for being so patient with us in our time of...
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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So thankful to Unicity for providing my mom with an excellent caregiver. Unicity responded to phone calls promptly and communicated well to problem solve and resolve issues as the needs arose. The...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Unicity Eldercare is a premier private duty home health care provider headquartered in Ridgewood, NJ (Bergen County). We proudly serve the senior community in the following northern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Morris, Hudson, Essex and Passaic.Our mission is to improve the quality of life for...
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I think that clearly defining the expectations of both owners and caregivers is important. What are the reasonable expectations of the families toward the caregivers. I found that some initiated more help...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Since 1953, Van Dyk Health Care has met the needs of its local seniors. Bob Van Dyk, President/CEO, continues his family's legacy and presents At Home With Van Dyk, as a complement to our assisted living community and a soon-to-open memory day care. The Van Dyk name is as good as our word. ...
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Thanks so much for your hardworking and caring staff. We hired you for special care for my Dads Dementia . In addition, you have been so supportive to my Mother as well. Finally, [name removed] you're 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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6 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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We chose Senior Helpers because of the money as well as the lady we talked to seemed very thorough when we were interviewing. It has been a good experience overall and I would recommend them to others who...
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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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We have no comment on the meals and dining because we did our own, and with the activities there was not much in therapy. It is expensive but overall it is a good value. We would recommend this community to...
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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 have been very happy with the services from Home Instead Home Health Care. I have wonderful things to say about them. I am thrilled with their responsiveness. The workers they assigned have been great. My...
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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 was struggling to find care in a very short period of time. This place was very helpful and responsive in meeting our needs. They paired us with someone to help my Mom that was wonderful and she gave all...
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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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Dealing with Agewell was a pleasure. This was already a very stressful time dealing with finding Homecare for our Mother. I called and spoke with them and they calmed our fears and were very quick to act. ...
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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
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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.
Senior Helpers is a state licensed provider of non-medical live-in or hourly companion, homemaker, and personal care services to seniors and other adults in need of home help. We provide services throughout Bergen County and to Hawthorne, Haledon, and North Haledon in Passaic County. An area of...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Patient Care, Inc. has been providing home care services in New Jersey since 1975. Our office is licensed by the Division of Consumer Affairs as a Health Care Service Firm. We are also accredited by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) and Community Health...
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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.
Life is so much more than a to-do list. It's a series of moments with the people we love, making memories that make up a lifetime. BrightStar understands this, and is committed to making more of those moments possible in the lives of those we care for.We created BrightStar because we once needed...
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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
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
We provide affordable, non-medical companion care to assist with activities of daily living. We provide hourly and live in 24/7 care. All of our caregivers undergo an extensive interview and screening process which includes a criminal and DMV background check. All of our hourly and...
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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.
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
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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 Bergen County, NJ

Average cost of home care in Bergen County, NJ

Home care in Bergen County 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
$37/hr
Average weekend rate
$37/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Bergen County

Home care costs in Bergen County 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
$5,687/mo
$7,267/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Bergen County assisted living facilities or Bergen County memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Bergen County, NJ

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 Bergen County.
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 Bergen County

Recent reviews for home care in Bergen County

Split Rock Nursing Home in Bronx, NY

5.0
The service here is excellent. The food is great as well as the cleanliness. The recreation department does a wonderful job at keeping all the residents entertained. I would recommend this facility to anyone who needs a place for their loved ones.

Unicity HealthCare in Ridgewood, NJ

3.0
They have a lot of extra fess and deposit that other places don't, the office staff are bad at communication. The home workers are very good at what they do.

CareTen Inc. - Hackensack, NJ

5.0
The team at Careten provided us with the peace of mind to our family knowing that our loved one was in capable hands. Communication was seamless. They were always responsive to our inquiries regarding any changes to scheduling or care.

Frequently asked questions about home care in Bergen County

There are 126 home care facilities near Bergen County, New Jersey. 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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