Home Instead History & Mission


Helping Seniors in Chapel Hill, Orange County

We know that caring for an elderly loved one is much more than just helping out. It's about a special partnership in which a senior not only feels cared for, but also loved. Home Instead in Chapel Hill, Orange County is committed to helping our community's seniors, whether it is through companionship, meal preparation, personal care, or assistance with daily living skills. We are passionate about exceeding the needs of our elderly community and are consistently graded highly by our clients and their families for excellent quality care.


Our organization is committed to creating a Perfect Match between our clients and their CAREGiver. All our CAREGivers are required to complete extensive training and attend an on-going educational series. They are continually recognized for their outstanding service.

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No matter where seniors live, in their home, in assisted living facilities or even nursing homes, Home Instead provides essential home care support services to seniors in the Chapel Hill and Hillsborough communities. In fact, we are regularly referred by UNC Hospital, Duke Hospital, The Parkinson’s Foundation, as well as numerous retirement, Long-Term care facilities, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities in our area. Additionally, in those situations when a client has aging-related medical needs beyond our home care capabilities, we can refer them to our close partners in the health care industry.

We are actively involved with non-profit organizations within our community, like the Alzheimer's Association, Charles House, the Parkinson's Foundation, as well as others. We're not a giant corporation run from the top down; we're a community-based, friendly, and responsive company right here in Chapel Hill.

We're here to help regardless of whether you need a few hours a day or 24-hour continual care. Our services include companionship, meal preparation, personal care, light housekeeping, grocery shopping, errands, doctor appointments, medication reminders, and other daily living activities.

We believe that personally getting to know an elderly person's needs and desires is crucial in developing a successful caregiving experience. Therefore, we offer a free initial care assessment of a senior's care needs. What's most important to us is developing a lasting partnership and caring relationship between a senior and their CAREGiver.

Our Essence

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Quality Home Care​

Home Instead Chapel Hill is proud of its commitment to quality care, customer service and continual improvement.

Screened, Bonded and Insured

Each potential CAREGiver must successfully complete a thorough personal and professional reference and criminal background check. Each CAREGiver is also bonded and insured.

​​Outstanding CAREGivers

At Home Instead , we reward our local CAREGivers with CAREGiver of the Month and CAREGiver of the Year awards to show our appreciation for all they do.

Local Office Information:

Address: 1289 Fordham Blvd Suite E5 Chapel Hill, NC

Phone: (919) 933-3300

Fax: (919) 933-3300

To Us, It’s Personal®

Our founders, Paul and Lori Hogan, launched Home Instead in 1994 to provide care to Paul’s 90-year-old grandmother. Remarkably, after she began receiving personalized, in-home care that allowed her to age safely in the place she loved most – the family home – Grandma Manhart thrived for an additional decade!

That’s why, to us, senior care is personal. We’re passionate about expanding the world’s capacity to care.

An aging woman smiling as she enjoys the piano at home.