The city of Pensacola, Florida, is perched along the breezy Gulf Coast. While downtown Pensacola has a historic, colonial flavor, it’s surrounded by a bustling metropolitan area with plenty of cultural options. These include art festivals, plenty of live sports and a strong performing arts and musical scene through venues such as the Saenger Theater. The city offers many recreational areas too at its famously attractive beaches. Pensacola’s humid subtropical climate delivers warm weather with very mild winters. Of the city’s 52,975 residents, 17.3% are 65 years or older.

As a hub for seniors looking to retire in comfortable weather, Pensacola offers quality health care, and several hospitals are located in or near the city. These include West Florida Hospital and facilities from Ascension Healthcare. According to data from the Genworth Cost of Care Survey, the average price of homemaker services and home health aides in the Pensacola area is $4,277 and $4,324 per month respectively. This is slightly below national averages of $4,481 and $4,576 for the same services.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Pensacola area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Pensacola, FL

Home Instead – Pensacola, FL

817 N Palafox St, Pensacola, FL, 32501

courteous, prompt, kind, genuine and caring
courteous, prompt, kind, genuine and caring

Comfort Keepers of Niceville, FL

776 John Sims Parkway, Pensacola, FL, 32504

Comfort Keepers offers in home health care to seniors to optimize their quality of life. Through customized senior care plans, Comfort Keepers meets the physical and emotional needs of the seniors and … (read more)
Comfort Keepers offers in home health care to seniors to optimize their quality of life. Through customized senior care plans, Comfort Keepers meets the physical and emotional needs of the seniors and … (read more)

Right at Home Pensacola, FL

4455 Bayou Blvd, Ste B, Pensacola, FL, 32503


SYNERGY HomeCare of Emerald Coast

35008 Emerald Coast Parkway Ste. 401, Suite 303, Destin, FL, 32541

My husband is not able to walk. Without the caregiver, I cannot go anywhere. On the days that they come, I can get out and it changes my life. They have given me excellent care and I am very pleased … (read more)
My husband is not able to walk. Without the caregiver, I cannot go anywhere. On the days that they come, I can get out and it changes my life. They have given me excellent care and I am very pleased … (read more)

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Better Healthcare

14201 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL, 33323

Caring for your loved from a distance is a difficult time. Our family wanted to know that her caregivers were both kind and compassionate . We also wanted to have open lines of communication with our … (read more)
Caring for your loved from a distance is a difficult time. Our family wanted to know that her caregivers were both kind and compassionate . We also wanted to have open lines of communication with our … (read more)

Kegley’s Quality Caregivers LLC

401 N 77th Ave , Pensacola, FL, 32506

My sister had been receiving limited care (2 hours daily) from Kegley’s for quit sometime and we were always happy with their service. Then in early June after a series of falls, she had very quick … (read more)
My sister had been receiving limited care (2 hours daily) from Kegley’s for quit sometime and we were always happy with their service. Then in early June after a series of falls, she had very quick … (read more)

Comfort Keepers – Pensacola

1149 Creighton Rd #5, Pensacola, FL, 32504

Comfort Keepers offers in home health care to seniors to enhance their quality of life. Through customized senior care plans, Comfort Keepers meets the physical and emotional needs of the seniors and … (read more)
Comfort Keepers offers in home health care to seniors to enhance their quality of life. Through customized senior care plans, Comfort Keepers meets the physical and emotional needs of the seniors and … (read more)

Home Care Solutions

25 East Wright St., Ste. 2512, Pensacola, FL, 32501

Home Care Solutions Pensacola is a local company. They come in to inspect the house and see what you need done, make sure there are no carpets on the floor, and see what needs to be done in terms of t … (read more)
Home Care Solutions Pensacola is a local company. They come in to inspect the house and see what you need done, make sure there are no carpets on the floor, and see what needs to be done in terms of t … (read more)

Griswold Home Care

2709 W Fairbanks Ave # 120, Suite 200 , Winter Park, FL, 32789

Griswold Home is providing full care for my dad and part care for my mom. They provide some meals, do all of the cooking and cleaning, and go to the grocery store. Some caregivers feel like family, an … (read more)
Griswold Home is providing full care for my dad and part care for my mom. They provide some meals, do all of the cooking and cleaning, and go to the grocery store. Some caregivers feel like family, an … (read more)

TLC Caregivers Inc

4400 Bayou Blvd Suite 9, Pensacola, FL, 32503


Interim HealthCare of Pensacola, FL

1331 Creighton Rd, Suite A, Pensacola, FL, 32504


BrightStar Care Pensacola

7100 Plantation Rd., Suite 8, Pensacola, FL, 32504


SYNERGY HomeCare of Pensacola

1 South A Street, Suite 103, Pensacola, FL, 32502


FirstLight Home Care – Emerald Coast, FL

6160 N. Davis Hwy. Unit 9B, Pensacola, FL, 32504


Pensacola Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Pensacola:

Northwest Florida Agency on Aging (NWFLAAA)

Address: 5090 Commerce Park Circle, Pensacola, FL 32505
Phone Number: (850) 494-7101

The Northwest Florida Agency on Aging works in conjunction with the Department of Elder Affairs of the state of Florida and serves several counties in the Florida panhandle. Its programs include monthly home care subsidies for lower income elderly individuals, support for special needs individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s or memory and movement related illnesses and coordination of support services federally funded by the Older Americans Act’s Title III-B and Title III-C provisions. These federal services include home care assistance and meal deliveries to seniors 60 or older. The NWFLAAA also offers adult day care, nutrition education, disease information, gerontological counseling, emergency response systems and abuse assistance for the elderly.

Emerald Coast Legal Aid/ Northwest Florida Legal Services, Inc

Address: 701 S. J St., Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone Number: (850) 432-2336

Northwest Florida Legal Services, Inc is a non-profit Florida corporation founded in 1978 with the purpose of offering qualified civil legal assistance to low income residents, spousal abuse victims and elderly individuals who reside in Pensacola, Escambia County and Santa Rosa County. Priority assistance is given to victims of domestic abuse and elderly individuals. The ECLA / NWLS specializes in legal options involving domestic violence, family law, elder law, property disputes and foreclosure assistance. It offers services to seniors that include but aren’t limited to: drafting wills, resolving property claims, fighting cases of elderly exploitation and legal estate planning.

Council on Aging of West Florida

Address: 875 Royce St., Pensacola, FL 32503
Phone Number: (850) 432-1475

Founded in 1972, the Council on Aging of West Florida is a local nonprofit that assists seniors and families living in Pensacola and surrounding areas. It offers programs and services that are aimed at allowing seniors to stay healthy, independent and engaged with their community for as long as possible. Services delivered by the Council on Aging include Meals on Wheels , Alzheimer’s respite care through their adult day care center and case management. The organization also manages a Foster Grandparent program as well as a Senior Companion program for men and women who are 55 or older and wish to assist others.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.