Providing Senior Home Care in the Baltimore and DC Metro Area, with offices in Pikesville and Gaithersburg.

Companion Care Services

A+ Personal Home Care is driven to consistently achieve the highest standards of excellence with every client and in every interaction. Our caregivers serve you with passion and empathy. Our caregivers can provide services in assisted living and nursing homes. Our caregivers are happy to see you. Our caregivers consider and understand what your life experience is like and how you might be feeling. This compassion is integral to providing the best service. We are all human — and our caregivers bring equal parts skill and humanity to their roles.

We take action to assist our clients. Our role is not about sitting back. Our work is about: Stepping Up, Doing, Helping, Supporting, and Being Steadfast. You can count on us for reliable, professional action in supporting healthier, more comfortable, more independent lives for our clients. Life is a journey. We are all at different stages. But one thing we can all have in common is respect for one another. We believe that respect is the foundation for a strong relationship and a positive outcome. Our caregivers serve you with respect.

Our caregivers provide support and companionship for all of the ordinary things that happen for your loved one throughout the day — with extraordinary compassion and skill.

Light Housekeeping — A neat and tidy home helps us all feel better! Our caregivers help your loved one keep their home clean and organized.

Laundry and change of bed linens — Getting into a clean bed helps all of us sleep better! Our caregivers will ensure your loved one has this handled for them.

Grocery Shopping — Our caregivers will help your loved ones acquire and put away their groceries.

Socializing & Outings — From visits with their friends and family to social outings, we can provide the assistance your loved one needs.

Mobility Assistance — Whether your loved one uses a cane, walker or wheelchair, we can provide the helping hand they need to get around safely and independently.

Transportation & Errands — Our caregivers will escort your loved one to doctors’ appointments, banks, the pharmacy, and medical supply stores.

Overnight Supervision & Live-In 24/7 Care — At A+ Personal Home Care, we customize our schedule to the needs of your loved one. Live-in care helps your loved one remain comfortably and safely at home and lets them create a strong bond with their caregiver who they will see week after week.

Companion Care at Home

Caring for an elderly loved one can be a challenge. Fortunately, there is A+ Personal Home Care’s companion care available to help older adults age in place safely and comfortably.

Our companion care services are a form of non-medical in-home care that includes services such as meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, and transportation. They can provide the elderly with the necessary assistance and support to remain independent for as long as possible.

They can also provide support for family caregivers, who can be overwhelmed with the responsibility of caring for a senior. Understanding the difference between senior companion care and personal care, and selecting the right home care agency for your loved one is important. A+ Personal Home Care is here to help.

What Services are Included with In-Home Companion Care?

Whether it’s a friendly smile, a helping hand, or a listening ear, you can rely on your companion to be there for you every step of the way.

Companion care by A+ Personal Home Care is designed to provide seniors with the support they need to remain independent and enjoy life to its fullest. Various activities and services are included with companion care, including meal preparation, transportation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, errands, and socialization.

Our companion care services are also about providing emotional support for seniors. Companions can offer a listening ear or give advice if it’s needed, helping to ensure that seniors feel connected and supported.

They can provide assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming, and provide companionship and support in moments of need.

Companions can also provide assistance with communication, helping seniors stay connected with friends, family, and the outside world.

Providing Companion Care at Home in Baltimore City, Baltimore County (Pikesville, Towson, Owings Mills, Catonsville, Reisterstown, Dundalk, Essex), Montgomery County (Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Germantown, Bethesda, Rockville, Takoma Park, Potomac), Howard County (Columbia, Ellicott City, Elkridge, Laurel), Prince George’s County (Bowie, College Park, Lanham, Hyattsville), Anne Arundel County (Glen Burnie, Severn), and in many other counties and cities of Maryland.

Companion Care at Home in Baltimore, MD by A+ Personal Home Care

What are Companion Care Services?

Feeling lonely and isolated can be difficult, but you don’t have to face it alone. Let us help you in your journey and provide the support you need.

Companion care at home by A+ Personal Home Care is an invaluable service for seniors. It provides them with the companionship, help, and support they need to remain independent and safe in their own homes. With our in-home companion care, seniors can receive non-medical home care services, such as meal preparation, light housekeeping, grocery shopping, errands, and more.

With the help of one of our trusted caregivers who provides companion care, seniors can maintain their independence while still having someone to talk to, help them with activities, and provide them with emotional support. Our home care services provide seniors with the opportunity to age in place and enjoy the comfort, safety, and familiarity of their own homes.

By having access to home companion care, seniors can feel secure knowing that they are not alone. This can provide seniors with a sense of comfort and peace of mind, knowing that they can receive the help they need and the companionship they desire.

In addition, A+ Personal Home Care’s trained home care companions can provide seniors with personalized attention and care, giving them the reassurance that someone is always there to help and provide support. This can help to reduce anxiety and stress, and can also help to improve overall quality of life. With the help of companion care, seniors can enjoy a higher quality of life and remain independent at home.

Learn what makes A+ Personal Home Care different from our area’s other home care choices. We work hard to provide excellent service. We make sure our caregivers uphold and demonstrate the highest standards and values.

Considering home care in the Baltimore area? Click here to learn how we can help your aging loved one live their best life in the safety of their own home. 

What are Companionship Home Care Services?

If you’re looking for assistance to stay in the comfort of your own home, A+ Personal Home Care’s non-medical home care services provide the support you need. These services are designed to help seniors with daily living activities and tasks so they can continue to live independently.

Our non-medical home care services may include assistance with light housekeeping, errands, meal preparation, transportation, and companionship. These services can be tailored to meet the individual needs of each senior and allow them to remain independent, while also providing peace of mind to their loved ones.

A+ Personal Home Care’s non-medical home care services can also offer respite care and other specialized services such as Alzheimer’s and dementia care. With the right support, seniors can stay safe and healthy in their own home.

Companion Care at Home For Seniors in Baltimore and Surrounding Areas.

What is the Difference Between Companion Care and Personal Care?

You may be wondering what the difference is between companion and personal care, and the truth is that personal care focuses more on physical needs, like helping those in need with bathing, dressing, and even managing medications, while companion care is more focused on providing emotional support and companionship.

On average, seniors who receive companion care are reported to have a 25% reduction in loneliness and isolation. Companion care providers can help seniors with activities like reading, playing games, engaging in conversations, and even helping them with errands and transportation. This type of care can also be tailored to meet the needs of the individual, ensuring they get the emotional and social support they need.

Personal care providers, on the other hand, provide more physical support, like helping seniors with bathing and dressing, and managing medications. They also help with meal preparation, housekeeping, and providing medication reminders.

What Questions Should I Ask a Home Care Agency Before Hiring?

If you’re looking for someone to help with day-to-day tasks, it’s important to ask the right questions before you hire a home care agency.

Before committing to a care provider, consider the type of care needed and the caregiver’s experience and qualifications. Ask if their caregivers are trained and certified, and if they have the necessary experience to provide quality care.

Other important questions include whether the agency conducts background checks on their employees, provides liability and workers’ compensation insurance, and offers a detailed plan outlining the services they will provide.

Be sure to inquire about their fees, payment terms, and cancellation policy. Additionally, it’s important to ask the home care agency about their policy on direct communication with clients and families.

Ask if they provide a communication log that tracks activities, medications, and daily notes for your records. Finally, make sure to ask about the agency’s emergency response policies and procedures.

Having this information will help ensure that your loved one receives the highest quality of care.

How Do Seniors Choose the Right Home Care Agency?

Choosing the right home care agency for you or a loved one can be a difficult decision, so it’s important to do your research and be sure that the agency can provide the necessary support.

When selecting a home care agency, it’s important to make sure that they are certified and have the appropriate qualifications and certifications to provide the services they advertise. Make sure to ask questions to gain an understanding of the services they offer, such as the types of care they provide and their availability. Additionally, ask about the qualifications of their care professionals and inquire about any additional training that they may have undergone.

It’s also important to inquire about the agency’s rates and payment methods. It’s also beneficial to get an understanding of the agency’s policies and procedures, such as how long it takes for them to respond to requests for service and any additional fees or charges.

Additionally, take into consideration the agency’s reputation in the community, as well as any reviews or testimonials from current or former clients. It may also be beneficial to visit the agency in person in order to get a better sense of the atmosphere and to meet with the staff to ensure that you feel comfortable and confident in the care they provide.

Ultimately, the decision should be based on the care that is best for the senior and their unique needs.

How Does Companion Care for the Elderly Help the Family Caregiver?

For families with an elderly loved one in need of support, companion care by A+ Personal Home Care can offer invaluable assistance for the caregiver.

Our companion care professionals provide much-needed respite for family members responsible for the care of an elderly loved one. They provide companionship and assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, medication reminders, transportation, light housekeeping, and more. This can be a huge relief for family caregivers who may be feeling overwhelmed and stressed by the demands of providing care for their loved one.

Companion care by A+ Personal Home Care can also provide social interaction and companionship for the elderly individual, which can help reduce loneliness and isolation. This can help keep them engaged and motivated and can be a much-needed break for the family caregiver.

In addition, our companion care services can give family caregivers the peace of mind of knowing their loved one is in good hands and being taken care of by a professional. This can help ease the guilt they may feel when they are not able to provide the care themselves.

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