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Studies show that 40% of seniors ages 65 and up require some day-to-day assistance, and 70% will in the future. We know this process can be stressful and demanding, both for those acting as caregivers and for elderly patients who prefer to live comfortably at home. As your elderly in-home care specialists, the team at Gallagher Home Health Services is committed to providing award-winning, customized care for seniors at home in Pittsburgh, PA and surrounding areas. 

For those who need a helping hand at home, we provide expert home companion services, pairing patients with their perfect match from our staff.

Your journey always begins with a free in-home evaluation to determine the perfect custom plan for you and your loved one.

FAQs on Companion Care Services: 

What are Home Companions?

Our Home Companions are highly-trained and insured professionals that are carefully matched to your loved one’s requirements, personality, and preferences. Your loved one’s companion can handle some of the most time-consuming care tasks for you, as well as keep an eye on your loved one when you cannot be there. 

What are the benefits of Companion Care Services?

Senior home care offers unique benefits and provides the peace of mind that you need to ensure the health and safety of your loved one. The familiarity of living at home gives your aging family member the ability to retain a sense of independence. Home care ensures they can do so safely.

What tasks can a Home Companion perform?

Our reputable homemaking services include all of the following:

  • Preparation of nutritionally sound meals, following any unique dietary requirements.
  • Provision of one-on-one support, including escorts to medical and other personal appointments.
  • Performing light housekeeping, such as making beds, vacuuming, dusting, laundry, watering plants, and pet care.
  • Reminding your loved one when it's time to take their medications or go to their doctor's appointments.
  • Providing transportation on a case-by-case basis (contact us for information).

Are there options for Short-Term Caregiver Relief?

Yes! If you are a caregiving family member and simply need part-time support, we offer short-term respite care to help you manage your personal affairs and enjoy some rest.