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Memorable Family Holidays

When my brothers and I were small, Mom and Dad couldn't afford fancy hotel vacations. Instead, they'd pile us into the station wagon for camping trips. Packed into the back seat with our pillows and games, the three of us squirmed our way across Ontario, begging for birch beer and Smarties until Dad would give in and stop. No matter how bored we thought we were, Dad's enthusiasm always won us over and made each trip fun.

The Original Do-It-Yourself Team

Somehow, Mom and Dad saved enough money to buy an old bungalow fixer-upper in Ottawa. They were so happy and proud. Together, they stripped wallpaper, fixed plumbing and refinished floors, turning a run-down house into our home. When I was nine, Mom put a paintbrush in my hand so I could help, too. My little brothers were so jealous!

Changing Roles

Today, my parents still live in that house and they love the neighbourhood they've called home for so many years. My folks are still the same fun-loving people, with a can-do outlook, and they're determined to stay in their home. As Mom's arthritis has gotten worse, Dad's stepped up to do the cooking and cleaning. Yet during my last visit, he looked so tired. I noticed piles of paperwork and his wood shop has cobwebs. My brothers and I live too far away to help regularly, but we're concerned that taking care of the house—and of Mom—is wearing Dad down.


Help Him Remain Independent With Home Instead Senior Care®

When family members or friends aren't able to help the older adults they love, Home Instead CAREGiversSM can. With a network of locations across Ontario, and worldwide, Home Instead Senior Care is all about taking care of older family members long-term in the homes they've enjoyed and treasured. We provide a range of services including companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, shopping, errands—everything you'd do for your loved one, and more—to give you peace of mind, whether you live several states away or in the next county.

Inspired by a Personal Experience

It was Paul and Lori Hogan's own personal experience caring for their 100-year-old grandmother in her home that inspired them to launch Home Instead Senior Care in 1994. They realized many families had the same need for non-medical in-home care and elder companionship that could help seniors live independently at home. The demand for these important services has been so great, that the company's network now has 800 locally owned franchises across North America and around the globe.

Reliable, Dependable Services Around-the-Clock

Our responsible, experienced CAREGivers are members of the local community, familiar with the resources available in your area of Ontario. Home Instead Senior Care services are available 24/7, every day of the year, including holidays, and are delivered by trusted CAREGivers who are screened, bonded and insured employees—never independent contractors.

Free Consultation. Trusted Advice.

Your Home Instead Senior Care representative can help you decide if our services could assist your loved one in preserving a good quality of life and remaining safely in his or her home. When you request home care a representative will contact you within 24 hours and you'll receive a free, no-obligation personal consultation.

Request your free, no-obligation consultation today by selecting the Ontario location nearest you and filling out the Request Home Care inquiry form on their Web site. A representative will call you within 24 hours.

Find your location now on the map below or you can read more about the range of companionship and personal services we provide in Ontario.

To learn more or to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation, click on the map location nearest you or choose a location from the list on the right.

Senior services offered by Home Instead Senior Care include the following and more--all of which are tailored to meet your needs.

Companionship Services

  • Offer companionship and conversation
    • Discuss current and historical events
    • Reminisce about the past
    • Participate in crafts
    • Play games and cards
    • Aid with reading
    • Stimulate mental awareness
    • Read religious materials
    • Record family history
    • Rent and play movies
    • Maintain family scrapbook
    • Assist with entertaining
  • Provide respite care
  • Plan visits, outings and trips
  • Visit neighbors and friends
  • Maintain calendar
    • Arrange appointments
    • Provide reminders for appointments
  • Monitor diet and eating
    • Prepare grocery lists
    • Clip coupons for shopping
    • Check food expirations
    • Record and arrange recipes
  • Provide medication reminders
  • Assist with Personal Tasks
    • Aid with morning and wake-up
    • Help with clothing selection
    • Assist with evening and tuck-in
  • Assist with walking
  • Monitor TV usage
  • Buy magazines, papers and books
  • Organize mail
  • Mail bills and letters
  • Write letters and correspondence
  • Supervise home maintenance
    • Oversee home deliveries
    • Answer the door
  • Care for houseplants

Home Helper Services

  • Provide Alzheimer's Care
  • Assist with household tasks
    • Help with laundry and ironing
    • Take out garbage
    • Make beds
    • Change linens
    • Dust furniture
    • Organize and clean closets
  • Plan, prepare and clean up meals
    • Shop for groceries and supplies
    • Prepare future meals
  • Help with errands
    • Drop off and pick up dry cleaning
    • Pick up prescriptions
  • Assist with pet care
  • Escort to appointments and events
    • Accompany to lunch or dinner
    • Escort for shopping and errands
    • Attend plays and concerts
    • Escort to religious services
    • Attend club meetings and sporting events
  • Aid with airport tasks

Personal Services Assistance*

  • Eating
  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Incontinence
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Mobility
  • Medication reminders
*Not all Home Instead Senior Care® locations offer
 personal care. Please check with your local office.












Services vary by location.


Home Instead Senior Care serves the Ontario areas of:

  • Acton
  • Ailsa Craig
  • Ajax
  • Aldershot
  • Alexandria
  • Alfred
  • Algoma County
  • Alliston
  • Almonte
  • Alvinston
  • Amherstburg
  • Amherstview
  • Ancaster
  • Angus
  • Apsley
  • Ardarkland
  • Armstrong
  • Arnprior
  • Arthur
  • Athens
  • Atikokan
  • Atwood
  • Aurora
  • Aylmer
  • Ayr
  • Baden
  • Bancroft
  • Barrie
  • Barriefield
  • Barry's Bay
  • Bath
  • Bathurst
  • Bayfield
  • Beachburg
  • Beachville
  • Beamsville
  • Beardmore
  • Beaverton
  • Belle River
  • Belleville
  • Belmont
  • Big Trout Lake
  • Blackburn Hamlet
  • Blenheim
  • Blind River
  • Bloomfield
  • Blossom Park
  • Blyth
  • Bobcaygeon
  • Bolton
  • Bonfield
  • Bothwell
  • Bourget
  • Bowmanville
  • Bracebridge
  • Brampton
  • Brant County
  • Brantford
  • Brechin
  • Bridgenorth
  • Brighton
  • Brights Grove
  • Brockville
  • Bruce County
  • Bruce Mines
  • Brussels
  • Burford
  • Burk's Falls
  • Burlington
  • Cache Bay
  • Calabogie
  • Caledon
  • Caledonia
  • Callander
  • Calumet
  • Cambridge
  • Campbellford
  • Cannington
  • Caramat
  • Cardinal
  • Carleton Place
  • Casselman
  • Cayuga
  • Chalk River
  • Chapleau
  • Chatham
  • Chesley
  • Chesterville
  • Clarington
  • Clifford
  • Clinton
  • Cobalt
  • Cobden
  • Cobourg
  • Cochrane
  • Cochrane County
  • Colborne
  • Colchester
  • Coldwater
  • Collingwood
  • Collins Bay
  • Comber
  • Cookstown
  • Cornwall
  • Corunna
  • Courtland
  • Craigleith
  • Creemore
  • Crystal Beach
  • Deep River
  • Delhi
  • Deseronto
  • Dorchester
  • Dorion
  • Drayton
  • Dresde
  • Dryden
  • Dufferin County
  • Dundalk
  • Dundas
  • Dunnville
  • Durham
  • Durham County
  • Dutton
  • Eganville
  • Elgin County
  • Elliot Lake
  • Elmira
  • Elmvale
  • Elora
  • Embro
  • Embrun
  • Emo
  • Englehart
  • English River
  • Enniskillen
  • Erin
  • Espanola
  • Essex
  • Essex County
  • Exeter
  • Fenelon Falls
  • Fergus
  • Fontenac County
  • Fonthill
  • Forest
  • Fort Erie
  • Fort Frances
  • Fort Severn
  • Frankford
  • Gananoque
  • Georgetown
  • Geraldton
  • Glencoe
  • Goderich
  • Gore Bay
  • Grafton
  • Grand Bend
  • Grand Valley
  • Gravenhurst
  • Grey County
  • Grimsby
  • Guelph
  • Haileybury
  • Haldimand County
  • Haliburton
  • Haliburton County
  • Halton County
  • Hamilton
  • Hamilton County
  • Hanover
  • Harriston
  • Harrow
  • Harrowsmith
  • Hastings
  • Hastings County
  • Havelock
  • Hawkesbury
  • Hearst
  • Hensall
  • Hillsburgh
  • Hornepayne
  • Huntsville
  • Hurkett
  • Huron County
  • Ignace
  • Ingersoll
  • Ingleside
  • Iron Bridge
  • Iroquois
  • Iroquois Falls
  • Jellicoe
  • Kapuskasing
  • Kawartha Lakes County (Victoria)
  • Keewatin
  • Kemptville
  • Kenora
  • Kenora County
  • Kent County
  • Keswick
  • Kettle Point
  • Killaloe Station
  • Killarney
  • Kincardine
  • Kingston
  • Kingsville
  • Kirkland Lake
  • Kitchener
  • L'Original
  • Lakefield
  • Lambeth
  • Lambton County
  • Lanark
  • Lanark County
  • Lancaster
  • Lansdowne
  • Lasalle
  • Leamington
  • Leeds County
  • Leith
  • Lennox County
  • Limoges
  • Lindsay
  • Listowel
  • Little Current
  • London
  • Long Lake
  • Long Sault
  • Longlac
  • Lucan
  • Lucknow
  • Macdiarmid
  • Madoc
  • Malton
  • Manitoulin County
  • Manitouwadge
  • Marathon
  • Markdale
  • Markham
  • Marmora
  • Marrysville
  • Massey
  • Mattawa
  • Maxville
  • Meaford
  • Merlin
  • Merrickville
  • Metcalfe
  • Middlesex County
  • Midland
  • Mildmay
  • Millbrook
  • Milton
  • Milverton
  • Minden
  • Mississauga
  • Mitchell
  • Moose Factory
  • Moosonee
  • Morrisburg
  • Mount Albert
  • Mount Brydges
  • Mount Forest
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Murillo
  • Muskoka County
  • Nakina
  • Nanticoke
  • Napanee
  • New Dundee
  • New Hamburg
  • New Liskeard
  • Newburgh
  • Newmarket
  • Niagara County
  • Niagara Falls
  • Niagara on the Lake
  • Nipigon
  • Nipissing County
  • Nobleton
  • North Bay
  • North Gower
  • Northumberland County
  • Norwich
  • Norwood
  • Oakville
  • Odessa
  • Oil Springs
  • Omemee
  • Orangeville
  • Orillia
  • Osgoode
  • Ottawa
  • Ottawa County
  • Otterville
  • Owen Sound
  • Oxford County
  • Paisley
  • Palmerston
  • Paris
  • Parkhill
  • Parry Sound
  • Parry Sound County
  • Pass Lake
  • Peawanuck
  • Peel County
  • Pembroke
  • Penetanguishene
  • Perth
  • Perth County
  • Petawawa
  • Peterborough
  • Peterborough County
  • Petrolia
  • Pickering
  • Pickle Lake
  • Picton
  • Plantagenet
  • Port Burwell
  • Port Carling
  • Port Colborne
  • Port Credit
  • Port Edward
  • Port Elgin
  • Port Hope
  • Port McNicoll
  • Port Perry
  • Port Rowan
  • Port Stanley
  • Powassan
  • Prescott
  • Prescott County
  • Preston
  • Prince Edward County
  • Rainy River
  • Rainy River County
  • Red Lake
  • Red Rock
  • Renfrew
  • Renfrew County
  • Richmond
  • Richmond Hill
  • Ridgetown
  • Ripley
  • Rockland
  • Rockwood
  • Rodney
  • Rossport
  • Russell
  • Sandy Lake
  • Sarnia
  • Sauble Beach
  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Schreiber
  • Seaforth
  • Shakespeare
  • Sharon
  • Shebandowan
  • Shelburne
  • Simcoe
  • Simcoe County
  • Sioux Lookout
  • Smiths Falls
  • Smithville
  • Smooth Rock Falls
  • South River
  • Southampton
  • Spanish
  • St. Catharines
  • St. Clements
  • St. Eugene
  • St. George
  • St. Jacobs
  • St. Mary's
  • St. Thomas
  • Stayner
  • Stirling
  • Stoney Creek
  • Stoney Point
  • Stormont County
  • Stratford
  • Strathroy
  • Streetsville
  • Sturgeon Falls
  • Sudbury County
  • Sudburynow Greater Sudbury
  • Sunderland
  • Sundridge
  • Sutton
  • Sydenham
  • Tara
  • Tavistock
  • Tecumseh
  • Teeswater
  • Terrace Bay
  • Thamesford
  • Thamesville
  • Thedford
  • Thessalon
  • Thornbury
  • Thornhill
  • Thorold
  • Thunder Bay
  • Thunder Bay County
  • Tilbury
  • Tillsonburg
  • Timiskaming County
  • Timmins
  • Toronto
  • Toronto County
  • Trenton
  • Tweed
  • Upsala
  • Uxbridge
  • Vankleek Hill
  • Vaughan
  • Vermilion Bay
  • Verner
  • Wabigoon
  • Walkerton
  • Wallaceburg
  • Wasaga Beach
  • Waterdown
  • Waterloo
  • Waterloo County
  • Watford
  • Waubaushene
  • Wawa
  • Welland
  • Wellesley
  • Wellington
  • Wellington County
  • West Lorne
  • Westport
  • Wheatley
  • Whitby
  • White River
  • Whitechurch Stouffville
  • Whitney
  • Wiarton
  • Williamstown
  • Winchester
  • Windsor
  • Wingham
  • Winona
  • Woodstock
  • Woodville
  • Wyoming
  • Yarker
  • Yarmouth
  • York
  • York County
  • Youngs Point
  • Zephyr
  • Zurich
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