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Browse the 536 home care agencies in Houston, read 12 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Houston 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 Houston personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

Home care agencies near Houston, TX

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Excellent company. Staff is very friendly and easy to work with. They really listen to your needs and concerns and provide very good care. I highly recommend them. They helped really well for my mother's...
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.
When it is time to decide on outside assistance, it is reassuring to know that a loving and qualified caregiver and our support team are available. CareWorks is a State Licensed home care agency of professionals and trained caregivers. (Insured and Bonded) We provide non-medical personal...
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7 reviews
Owners are awesome Caregivers were hit and miss until we found the right fit- we loved [name removed]. Our biggest issue was communication when our primary caregiver wasn't available. We found ourselves...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Welcome to SYNERGY HomeCare, the nation’s leading provider of home care services.We provide care for everyone, helping people thrive at home.Companion care - Friendly and supportive conversation, planning and encouraging social activities, light exercise (if applicable), and active...
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I picked Senior Helpers for several reasons: 1. The owner was very approachable and accommodating as was his staff 2. They are easy to reach at all hours 3. They have very positive feedback from customers...
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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I really think they're great. I do understand that they don't come out here to get abused. I understand that these patients, my loved one included, can be strong enough to hurt them. When he's ugly, our...
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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Scheduling and accommodations have been very easy with Griswold. They are easy to work with. I would recommend their home care services 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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The caregiver that currently comes out to the house is wonderful. She helps out mom whenever she needs it. There were some issues with the first couple of caregivers when it came to their time and helping...
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.
Synergy HomeCare is Houston's premier provider of senior home care and personal care services for seniors, disabled adults and veterans. We are a fully licensed and insured Texas home care agency that has operated in the north Houston area for more than a decade. Our our sole priority is...
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Home Helpers were excellent in caring for my loved one 24/7 while on Hospice. Helpers were punctual, did shift change close out (clean area, check patient for comfort), then did shift change handoff between...
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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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My experience with a Christian companion was absolutely wonderful. I recommend them to anybody I come across.
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 were very impressed with the service. They were very personable and thorough. We had a consistent caregiver for the whole time. They were pretty reliable, though there was a miscommunication on the last...
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.
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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The owner and office staff at this Synergy are very responsive to specific requests. The individual caregivers are variable in their abilities and work ethic, but over all they are a helpful group. Any...
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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've appreciated the warmth and listening offered by staff, a good sense of reliability. It's frustrating that they cannot offer shifts shorter than four hours and sometimes it feels like the communication...
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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We used home care services through Angels Over Us for my loved one and the experience was very good. Unfortunately, my loved one has passed away. However, I will be sure to call again if the need for 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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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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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Helping People through Home Care in Houston Metro Area Here at FirstLight Home Care of Houston, our team of professionally trained caregivers are here to ensure that you or your loved one receives the care you need to remain in your home Caring for the communities of Central Houston, Bellaire,...
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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.
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 SYNERGY HomeCare of Southwest Houston, TX
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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
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Our motto "To us, it's personal®" is more than just words. It's a principle that permeates everything we do. It guides us as we provide personalized care, build relationships, and enhance the lives of seniors and their families’ right here Northwest Houston, TX.We've been there. We understand....
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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 Houston, TX

Average cost of home care in Houston, TX

Home care in Houston 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
$25/hr
Average overnight rate
$25/hr
Average weekend rate
$27/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Houston

Home care costs in Houston 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
$4,836/mo
$4,856/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Houston assisted living facilities or Houston memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Houston, TX

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 Houston.
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 Houston

Recent reviews for home care in Houston

Sweet In-Home Care in Sugar Land, TX

3.1
If you let them know a couple of days ahead you have something scheduled and you need some extra hours of help, they will really come through. They have been very flexible with us and our schedules. I have had the same caregiver since we started, her name is [name removed] and she is heaven ...
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Hands with Heart Home Healthcare - Dickinson, TX

3.1
I would recommend Hands with Heart Home to others. The caregiver is very good with my loved one. Some of the services is assistance with daily living activities, light cooking, assistance with walking, and bathing.

SYNERGY HomeCare of Katy, TX in Houston, TX

5.0
Synergy send me helpers that met my reported requirements. The caregivers were kind, attentive and modivated to provide good care. I will call Synergy for help with my next surgery aftercare and can recommend to others.

Frequently asked questions about home care in Houston

There are 536 home care facilities near Houston, Texas. 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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