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Browse the 43 home care agencies in South Orange, read 31 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in South Orange 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 South Orange personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

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Photo of Katrix LLC
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9 reviews
Activities - not sure what this means. My sister was very sick so she was bedridden. She was well cared for and kept company. Activity was primarily bathing her. Value for cost - I believe I got 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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Photo of Right at Home - Chatham, NJ
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2 reviews
When we were researching care for my Mom, I called Right at Home for more info. I spoke to Anne in the office for a long time, she was so helpful. An owner came right to our house to go over what they do,...
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.
Right at Home of Morris & Union Counties helps people stay in their home or in their Assisted Living Community. We believe that maintaining an independent lifestyle fosters the dignity and sense of purpose we all seek. Your own home or community provides invaluable comfort, a sense of...
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The value for cost is a hard one to answer, however the quality is very good, but very expensive. We would recommend Life Home Care to other families, they are very easy to work with and the aides are...
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 ComForCare Home Care - Mountainside, NJ
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4 reviews
I have been happy with the staff from this service. We found them to be very helpful in getting us care for my mom at home. We have been pleased with the care taker who arrived on time and is very...
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.
ComForcare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...
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My mom is very happy with the 24 hour personal care she receives from Comfort Keepers. She is disappointed in the cooking and cleaning, however it is sometimes hard to find someone that is great in all 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.
Comfort Keepers of Montclair & Hasbrouck Heights provides in-home care services for seniors and adults with a goal to provide good quality care to the loved ones who can then lead an independent, fuller life in the comfort of their own home. The various care services we offer includes...
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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
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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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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.
Let our family care for yours.At Homewatch CareGivers we're not just caregivers, we're an extension of your family.  We offer the comfort and  security that allow our clients to remain in their own homes.  Homewatch CareGivers offers a variety of services that complement your...
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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.
Licensed to Provide Total Care Solutions!Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is one of America’s most trusted home healthcare providers. Our company wide commitment to quality care has fueled our growth to more than 230 branch offices across the nation. We are licensed to provide a range 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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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.
Photo of Preferred Care At Home of Northeast New Jersey
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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.
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.
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 Accrdiatation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) and Community Health...
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.
Patient Care Medical Services, Inc. has been providing home care services in New Jersey since 1975. Our office is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services as a Home Health Agency. We are Medicare Certified and Accredited by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care...
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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.
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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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Costs of home care in South Orange, NJ

Average cost of home care in South Orange, NJ

Home care in South Orange 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
$32/hr
Average overnight rate
$37/hr
Average weekend rate
$37/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in South Orange

Home care costs in South Orange 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
$6,097/mo
$7,264/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view South Orange assisted living facilities or South Orange memory care facilities.

Compare the costs of aging in place against senior living

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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 South Orange

Recent reviews for home care in South Orange

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 South Orange

There are 43 home care facilities near South Orange, 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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