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Browse the 95 home care agencies in Philadelphia, read 19 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

Home care agencies near Philadelphia, PA

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Photo of Griswold Home Care for Bucks & Montgomery Counties, PA
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Our family had been very pleased with the Griswold Home Care service and based on the experience we have had so far we would recommend this home care servie to other families
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
A Tradition of Homecare Excellence GRISWOLD SPECIAL CARE is a non-medical homecare company. We refer Caregivers who provide personal care, homemaking, meal preparation, companionship, incidental transportation and other services to Clients wishing to remain safe and independent at home. For 29...
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Photo of Elder Home Care - Abington, PA
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We received an excellent caregiver ([name removed] ) from Elder Home Care - they were on time each morning plus weekends and performed the daily living services that we needed...including toileting, changing...
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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 - Jenkintown, PA
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We chose Right at Home for our loved one because they were in a situation where they needed home care. It seemed like the care giver were spending their time just sitting and waiting for something to do,...
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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.
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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Unitarian Universalist House WAS a wonderful facility. My Mom lived there during [time frame removed]. Sadly, Unitarian Universalist House closed/went bankrupt and the building was sold (at fire-sale...
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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.
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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, Nursing Homes
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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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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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Costs of home care in Philadelphia, PA

Average cost of home care in Philadelphia, PA

Home care in Philadelphia 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
$27/hr
Average overnight rate
$32/hr
Average weekend rate
$34/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Philadelphia

Home care costs in Philadelphia 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
$5,074/mo
$6,034/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Philadelphia assisted living facilities or Philadelphia memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Philadelphia, PA

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 Philadelphia.
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 Philadelphia

Recent reviews for home care in Philadelphia

Reliance Home Health Care in Blue Bell, PA

5.0
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Age in Place - Philadelphia/Montgomery Region in Plymouth Meeting, PA

5.0
Sometimes you get a caregiver that's not as good as another one personality wise but my mother likes them. I like the idea that the owner of the firm is a registered nurse so she has a lot of experience. It creates a nice comfort zone. We've had them since March. They just changed the caregiver ...
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Frequently asked questions about home care in Philadelphia

There are 95 home care facilities near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 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.

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