Boston and North, MA
(617) 623-9300

Cost Effective Home Care for Seniors in Boston North and the Surrounding Area

cost of home care

Deciding how to best care for the older generation is a personal, life-changing matter that can put a financial and emotional burden on the elderly and their families. Fortunately, elder care choices have expanded beyond residential nursing care. Today, supportive home care services are an increasingly sound choice for many families. As a leader in senior care, Right at Home Boston North provides personalized caregiving services wherever our clients live whether home is in a house, apartment, condo, assisted living facility or independent living facility or nursing home. A significant benefit of in-home care is that it allows our clients to remain in the familiarity and comfort of their own surroundings.

Average Daily Cost of Senior Care in the Somerville, MA area:

(source: Genworth Study 2018)

For 15 years, Genworth has developed the Cost of Care Survey to help families understand the costs of varying types of care across the U.S. The 2018 survey, conducted by Carescout®, covering 440 regions is based on data collected from more than 15,500 completed surveys.

Homemaker/Home Health Aide


Assistance with cooking meals, laundry, medication reminders, personal care, companionship. If you use less than 6 hours, your cost will be lower.


Assisted Living Facility

$395 (base cost)

This is the 'entry level' of care. Extra time and services will increase daily rate.

nursing home

Nursing Home Care

$395 (semi-private room)/$400 (private room)

No flexibility in rate, most expensive.

Weekly Minimum

Right at Home can help your loved one from 1 hour per day to 24/7. Our office has a weekly minimum of at least 6 hours per week over a seven day period.

We are Here to Help

Right at Home Boston North's trained staff can help you navigate the cost of in-home care and show you how your family can save money on senior care services. Our RightCare services are competitively priced for the Boston North area. Whether you need hourly homemaker care, or more demanding services, we can provide the best care at prices that save your family time and money.

Paying for Senior Care

There are several options for paying for home care services. We are approved to accept Long Term Care Insurance and have several different reimbursement options. We work with the Veterans Care Coordination to help our clients and prospective clients receive the Veterans Aide and Attendance Benefit. Families can also privately pay for in-home care services via ACH, credit card or check. Other payment options include reverse mortgage funds and health savings/flexible savings account funds. Learn more about paying for home care.

Let's Discuss Your Senior Care Needs

Right at Home Boston North would love to discuss these costs with you further. Please give us a call at (617) 623-9300 or contact us online to discuss further our home care prices and services, as well as home care payment options.

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