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Browse the 77 home care agencies in Mercer Island, read 35 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Mercer Island 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 Mercer Island personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

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Photo of Griswold Care Pairing for Eastside and Bellevue, WA
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Griswold came to the rescue for us just after Christmas as I was transitioning my mom between memory care facilities. We had a wonderful care provider who taught me so much and was incredibly helpful with...
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.
Griswold Special Care has helped clients live comfortably in their homes for nearly thirty years as one of the longest-standing home care companies in the country. Our company was founded by Dr. Jean Griswold, the wife of a minister, who saw a need among the members of her congregation for...
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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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I would like to express my deepest gratitude to Columbia Lutheran Home: the Staff, Nurses, and Aides for their kindness and compassionate care for my mom. It was always a good feeling visiting her and...
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.
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My parents are doing reasonably well with Synergy home care. Our primary issue, however, is the fact that the caregiver that has come in to replace their former caregiver could be more self motivated. This...
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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 of Bellevue opened in 2006. Awarded '2014 Best of Home Care' by Home Care Pulse; Awarded '2015 Best of Home Care by Home Care Pulse.
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The staff at SeaCare In-Home Care Service really do care about their clients. They make sure personalities are well matched when placing a caregiver with a client. Highly recommend them 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.
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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 first began working with Home Instead in [date removed]. It was an emergency situation, and the office set up 24-hour care for my husband in a very short space of time. Whenever there is a doubt or...
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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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I want to recommend Apex Care Solutions to anyone who needs caregivers for your loved one. [name removed] was so responsive and communicated right away by text, just as I had asked and we hit it off...
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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.
It’s true, home is where the heart is … so it’s no surprise that most of us want to live at home for as long as we can. The reality is that as we age, easy, everyday tasks become not so easy. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean we need to leave our homes. It simply means that we need a bit of personal...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Founded locally in Washington State, The Home Care Company is proud to serve the entire Puget Sound Area. Utilizing 15 years of experience, we have made it our Mission to: Help Our Clients Proactively Plan For A Secure Future. At this moment, approximately 10,000 people in our country turn 65...
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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.
At BrightStar, our mission is to go above and beyond to make more possible - more support, more joy, more comfort, more security, more time, more peace of mind - to all those we care for. Yet, it's more than just our work; helping people is our passion. It's what makes us truly shine - knowing...
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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.
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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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.
Private Duty/ RNWorking with your Primary Physician, RN provides hourly and 24 hour skilled care. Assessing your immediate and extended environment, level of care by you or care givers, adherence to medical regimen, drug adverse effect and interaction and effectiveness of your pain medication and...
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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.
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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 Mercer Island, WA

Average cost of home care in Mercer Island, WA

Home care in Mercer Island 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
$39/hr
Average overnight rate
$40/hr
Average weekend rate
$40/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Mercer Island

Home care costs in Mercer Island 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
$7,410/mo
$5,247/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Mercer Island assisted living facilities or Mercer Island memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Mercer Island, WA

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 Mercer Island.
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 Mercer Island

Recent reviews for home care in Mercer Island

SeaCare In-Home Care Services in Bellevue, WA

4.3
Scheduling was pretty easy, but we did have a big issue with a non-employee showing up one day (our second day) - didn't set a great tone for the rest of the very short time we used them. But the caretakers were VERY friendly.

Homewatch CareGivers of Mountlake, WA in Mountlake Terrace, WA

4.5
Homewatch Caregivers is a pretty good fit, but it takes them a while to get adjusted and trained by me. I had to go through about 4 caregivers to find the person we really connected with. I feel comfortable with that person coming into our home. If they're out sick, Homewatch makes sure there's ...
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Right at Home - Snohomish County, WA in Marysville, WA

5.0
The two caregivers that we had were fantastic. They made sure my dad ate and got his medicine, made sure he was drinking fluids and doing his exercises. They helped him get up out of his chair and get dressed. One of them assisted in driving to the doctor. He was a very quiet man but he actually ...
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Frequently asked questions about home care in Mercer Island

There are 77 home care facilities near Mercer Island, Washington. 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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