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Find the Right Home Care near Highlands, NC

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Highlands, NC can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Highlands – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Highlands to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Highlands home hospice care. Personalized home care in Highlands can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 26 options for accredited home care in Highlands, NC, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Anderson, Blairsville or Piedmont.

Home Care Facilities near Highlands, NC

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Review ofThe Parker
5.0

We really liked The Parker and enjoyed our tour with them, it went very well. They just wanted our loved one to be a little more independent which was a sticking point for us.

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Review ofNorth Pointe
5.0

We had a great tour with North Pointe. They just wanted my loved one to be able to be a little more independent.

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Review ofTerraBella Marchbanks
4.8

We chose Marchbanks because of the location, it is very easy access for family. The staff are very good with communication and keep you well information. We have been very pleased with our experience and would definitely recommend them.

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Senior Helpers - Anderson

4122 Clemson Blvd #3G, Anderson, SC 29621

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Senior Helpers proudly serving Anderson, Oconee, Pickens and surrounding counties. Our Focus Dependability of Service Continuity of Caregivers Peace of Mind for the Family Quality of Life for the Client Independent Living in the Home Our Services Companion Care For our basic level of care,...... Read more

4.5(3 reviews)
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My Choice Home Care

348 South Fifth St, Highlands, NC 28741

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Home Instead Senior Care - Blairsville

702 Pat Haralson Dr, Blairsville, GA 30512

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$X,XXX+ monthly

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Home Instead Senior Care provides in-home non-medical care. We provide assistance with personal care to meal preparation and light housekeeping to transportation. Our CAREGivers receive over 28 hours of continuous education and are bonded, insured, and licensed and have passed extensive...... Read more

3.9(4 reviews)
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Right at Home of Greenville

3401 Hwy 153, Suite D, Piedmont, SC 29673

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3.2(3 reviews)

They hit the ground running and working well with my loved one. Right at Home is a good company. I would call them again to care for my loved ones. They come in and do some light housekeeping, bathing, and other daily living activities to assist my loved one.

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Comfort Keepers of Franklin, NC

33 East Main Street Suite 3, Franklin, NC 28734

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Comfort Keepers of Blairsville, GA

1489 Blue Ridge Hwy, Suite D, Blairsville, GA 30512

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Senior Helpers - Greenville, SC

114 Williams Street Suite B, Greenville, SC 29601

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Genesis Home Care Ltd, Co

61 Orr Street, Greenville, SC 29605

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Genesis Home Care Ltd, CO is privately owned company located near downtown Greenville. We strive to provide quality in home care services to the community. Our services include, but are not limited to; Independent Living Assistance, Respite In Home Care, Live In Care, Companion Care, Couples...... Read more

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Bayada Nurses - Hendersonville

711 Yarborough Street, Unit B, Hendersonville, NC 28739

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Since 1975, Bayada Nurses has helped people have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. Bayada Nurses provides skilled, rehabilitative, therapeutic, and personal home health care services to children, adults, and seniors nationwide. Bayada Nurses meets the stringent standards...... Read more

3.4(4 reviews)
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Bayada Nurses

50 South Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786

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4.3(3 reviews)
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BrightStar Care of Asheville

1740 F Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28806

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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...... Read more

2.8(3 reviews)
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Stacie's Personal Care Services

367 Dellwood Road Stonegate A-3, Waynesville, NC 28786

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1.0(1 review)
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Comfort Keepers

PO Box 381, Hayesville, NC 28904

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We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps...... Read more

4.0(1 review)
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Home Helpers

311 A White Street, Hendersonville, NC 28739

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Home Care

Established in 2000, we are a fully licensed Home Care Agency headed by an MSW with thirty years of experience in helping folks.  Our Director of Nursing  also has a Masters Degree with a concentration in Gerontology.  We welcome the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones with the utmost...... Read more

4.0(1 review)
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Home Instead - Anderson, SC

716 E Greenville St, Anderson, SC 29621

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4.0(1 review)
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Garden of Prayer Home Care Services

14 Halter Dr.Suite C, Piedmont, SC 29673

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5.0(1 review)

The staff is very friendly and they do a great job. They are easy to get in touch with and the value is very good. They are always on time and do a good job communicating how everything went at the end of their time. I would recommend this service to others and already have. My father just loves them.

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Tugaloo Home Health Agency

1048 Old 441 N, Clayton, GA 30525

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K B Health Technology Inc

10 Dogwood Pl, Hiawassee, GA 30546

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Home Instead Senior Care - Hayesville

164 US-64, Hayesville, NC 28904

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Southern Home Care

918 E Currahee St, Toccoa, GA 30577

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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Highlands, North Carolina

Home Care

Companion care offers the luxury of many services that can be administered in in a home setting This type of care can provide various medical services such as aid in self-administration of medication, opening container lids, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. Home care provides a number of services including laundry, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and local transportation. Typically, home care services review potential clients before entry. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, medication use, and health problems. Additionally, care services offered can comprise therapy and ventilator care. Home health aide services may also provide your loved one assistance doing help with household chores and with diet choices. Finally, home health aide services can provide your family member with wellness services including transfers from wheelchair to bed and monitoring vitals.

Cost of Living

The rent burden for Highlands is about 14.5% of the average person’s monthly income. Highlands has a median home value of about $480,343 and the median cost of rent is $975 per month.

Demographics and Values

Highlands has a population density of 59 people per square mile. The current population of Highlands consists of 939 people. Out of the total population of Highlands, 50.1% participate in the labor force, 10.4% consider themselves widows, 5.6% live in poverty, and 9.7% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Highlands is 1.4% black, 3.8% other or not specified, 92.3% white, 2.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, and 0.3% mixed race. In terms of education, 18.2% have a high-school diploma, 44.9% have a college degree, and 23.7% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 52.5% are female and 47.5% are male. The median age of Highlands is 60 years old. In Highlands, 11.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

North Carolina is ranked 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare. There are 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 North Carolina residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in North Carolina are Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital. In terms of resources, North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 83.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of North Carolina is ranked 36th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state of North Carolina ranks 20th in the country for diversity. In North Carolina, 39% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 15,737 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 50% of North Carolina residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. In North Carolina, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.20 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 62F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. North Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 45.3 AQI. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow trout lily, bitternut hickory , winged elm, and yellow passionflower. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the groundhog, the gray and red foxes, the bobcat, or the amberjack. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.

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