What are Homemaker Services?

With age or injury, daily household activities and chores can become difficult for older adults. When you choose homemaker services, you’re choosing someone to take care of the little things -- freshly prepared meals, no obstacles in the hallways to trip over, and clean clothes to wear. If you’re looking into homemaking services, help usually means an extra hand with daily tasks. Homemaker services for the elderly, seniors, and disabled adults can be a full-time role, or it can be a few hours a week as added support for family caregivers. Your time with your family is precious, and you shouldn’t have to spend it doing chores!

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Responsibilities of a Homemaker

The responsibilities of a professional homemaker include a long list of homemaking skills. Homemaker duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Meal planning and prep
  • Washing dishes
  • Light housekeeping (vacuuming, dusting)
  • Laundry and linens
  • Making/changing the bed
  • Helping with organization
  • Running errands
  • Grocery shopping
  • Travel accompaniment to appointments
  • Accompaniment on trips
  • Pet care (available in select locations)
  • Plant care
  • Plant care
  • And many more!