Louisville, KY, blends centuries-old heritage with cutting-edge originality that immerses seniors in a flood of rich culture, shopping, culinary and sports experiences. It is home to the Muhammad Ali Center, the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and the renowned Churchill Downs. More than 89,500 seniors aged 65 and older call the legendary Bourbon City home, making up about 14.5% of the population of 617,638. Louisville offers its older residents a low cost of living and reasonable health care costs, earning spot number 5 on SmartAsset’s 2018 list of the most affordable U.S. cities for early retirement. Seniors here have access to the University of Louisville Hospital and multiple other reputable medical facilities and providers.

Almost one in three older citizens live alone in Louisville. Fortunately, the city holds a wealth of established home health care programs for this important demographic. The 2019 Genworth Cost of Care Survey reports that the average monthly cost of homemaker services here is $4,195 and the average monthly cost for home health aide services is $4,385. Homemaker costs are almost $100 less expensive than the national average, while the cost for home health aide services is the same as the national average.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Louisville 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 Louisville, KY

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Home Instead Senior Care – Louisville, KY

4101 Taylorsville Rd, Suite 200, Louisville, KY, 40220

The ladies they have sent to keep me company in my post surgery recovery have been so nice and sweet! I have made great connections.
The ladies they have sent to keep me company in my post surgery recovery have been so nice and sweet! I have made great connections.

2017

Right at Home Louisville, KY

500 Executive Park, Louisville, KY, 40207

They always do what I ask them to do. They are there to catch him if he falls. I like the people.
They always do what I ask them to do. They are there to catch him if he falls. I like the people.

2020

Interim HealthCare of Louisville, KY

10610 Watterson Center Ct., Louisville, KY, 40299

Interim Health took excellent care of my elderly mother with dementia during an extremely difficult time. She had to be quarantined for fourteen days, due to COVID, in a room before being moved to a … (read more)
Interim Health took excellent care of my elderly mother with dementia during an extremely difficult time. She had to be quarantined for fourteen days, due to COVID, in a room before being moved to a … (read more)

Bluebird Homecare – Louisville

10200 Forest Green Blvd, Suite 112, Louisville, KY, 40223

The caregivers could’ve been more proactive in getting things done around the house. The main reason they were to come in was to make sure my father took his medicine, and that wasn’t happening.
The caregivers could’ve been more proactive in getting things done around the house. The main reason they were to come in was to make sure my father took his medicine, and that wasn’t happening.

Always Best Care of Louisville

4965 US Hwy. 42, Suite 1000, Louisville, KY, 40222

Home Care Services for N.H. I just want to thank you and all the caregivers for your ever thoughtful care of my father. You and your team were angels from heaven, and my heart rests easy knowing t … (read more)
Home Care Services for N.H. I just want to thank you and all the caregivers for your ever thoughtful care of my father. You and your team were angels from heaven, and my heart rests easy knowing t … (read more)

Right at Home Jeffersonville, IN

603 North Shore Drive, Suite 106, Jeffersonville, IN, 47130

They struggle to provide a caregiver on short notice request. However, most caregivers sent out do a fine job. The office staff often fill in when there is an open shift, if they are available.
They struggle to provide a caregiver on short notice request. However, most caregivers sent out do a fine job. The office staff often fill in when there is an open shift, if they are available.

Home Helpers of Middle Louisville

8401 Shelbyville Road, Suite 212, Louisville, KY, 40222


BrightStar Care Louisville

406 Blankenbaker Parkway, STE G, Louisville, KY, 40243

The aides will keep her company. This agency was very responsive.
The aides will keep her company. This agency was very responsive.

ARIS at home, Compassionate In Home Care

327 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL, 60304

ARIS provided their in home service to my father while he was receiving in home hospice care. Their level of professionalism and service helped my family during a crucial time in our lives. I don’t kn … (read more)
ARIS provided their in home service to my father while he was receiving in home hospice care. Their level of professionalism and service helped my family during a crucial time in our lives. I don’t kn … (read more)

Family Support Services, LLC

8009 New LaGrange Road, Suite1, Louisville, KY, 40222

My mom was in bad shape when she got out of the hospital – thank goodness for Family Support Services; she now wants to "live again" – doing activities, therapy, eating and enjoying activities Excelle … (read more)
My mom was in bad shape when she got out of the hospital – thank goodness for Family Support Services; she now wants to "live again" – doing activities, therapy, eating and enjoying activities Excelle … (read more)

Homewatch CareGivers Serving Louisville and Jefferson County

13117 Eastpoint Park Blvd., Suite G, Louisville, KY, 40223

We have somebody coming in now from Homewatch CareGivers, and it seems to be working out well. She is fantastic. It’s not always smooth, but she works from her heart; you can tell by the care and the … (read more)
We have somebody coming in now from Homewatch CareGivers, and it seems to be working out well. She is fantastic. It’s not always smooth, but she works from her heart; you can tell by the care and the … (read more)

Granny Nannies

3703 Taylorsville Road Suite 222, Louisville, KY, 40220

We were impressed with Granny Nannies. They’re very good, and their prices were fair. I highly recommend them. They helped my mother with bathing, dressing, undressing, companionship, cooking, feeding … (read more)
We were impressed with Granny Nannies. They’re very good, and their prices were fair. I highly recommend them. They helped my mother with bathing, dressing, undressing, companionship, cooking, feeding … (read more)

ElderCare 4 Families

13806 Lake Point CIrcle, Suite 201, Louisville, KY, 40223

We had ElderCare 4 Families for my mother. They’re nice. The caregiver and my mom got along fine, until I found the caregiver sitting in the kitchen on her cell phone and mom was in the back bathroom. … (read more)
We had ElderCare 4 Families for my mother. They’re nice. The caregiver and my mom got along fine, until I found the caregiver sitting in the kitchen on her cell phone and mom was in the back bathroom. … (read more)

Allam Senior Care

811 South Second Street, Louisville, KY, 40203

Allam offers the best in care for one’s friends and family. Whenever I have the chance, I refer business their way. Please call them if you are considering this type of service.
Allam offers the best in care for one’s friends and family. Whenever I have the chance, I refer business their way. Please call them if you are considering this type of service.

Spaid Nursing Service

1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 102, Louisville, KY, 40218

Spaid nursimg service took care of my Mom and their staff was very professional and attentive to her needs. I couldn’t have asked for better service. The office staff was very helpful with any questio … (read more)
Spaid nursimg service took care of my Mom and their staff was very professional and attentive to her needs. I couldn’t have asked for better service. The office staff was very helpful with any questio … (read more)

MD2U Home Care

140 Whittington Parkway – Suite 100, Louisville, KY, 40222

A nurse practitioner from MD2U is coming to my home. At this point, I have only seen a them couple of times, but I don’t think I could say too much good about them. They’re very kind and polite an … (read more)
A nurse practitioner from MD2U is coming to my home. At this point, I have only seen a them couple of times, but I don’t think I could say too much good about them. They’re very kind and polite an … (read more)

Helping Hands Companion Care Services

2301 Hurstbourne Village Dr., Suite 100, Louisville, KY, 40299

We have help from Helping Hands. They sit with my mother, do housekeeping, make sure that she eats, and helps her bathe. Dad handles everything else. Most of the caregivers are OK. There has only been … (read more)
We have help from Helping Hands. They sit with my mother, do housekeeping, make sure that she eats, and helps her bathe. Dad handles everything else. Most of the caregivers are OK. There has only been … (read more)

FirstLight HomeCare

1400 Browns Lane Suite C, Louisville, KY, 40207

UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT!!! This company is now the epitome of disorganization. Their staffing pool is too small to adequately serve their current client base, let alone any new clients. You’ll see a new … (read more)
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT!!! This company is now the epitome of disorganization. Their staffing pool is too small to adequately serve their current client base, let alone any new clients. You’ll see a new … (read more)

Best In Home Care

1935 – F81 Gardener Lane, Louisville, KY, 40205


Care Network Inc.

161 Chenoweth Lane, Louisville, KY, 40207


Louisville 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 Louisville:

Homecare Program

Address: 275 E. Main St. 3E-E, Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone Number: (502) 564-6930

The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living’s Homecare Program provides and coordinates services to help seniors who would otherwise require institutional care remain in their homes. Area Agencies throughout the state administer this program, but not all services are available in every area. Depending on the location, the program may offer:

  • Assessment and case management
  • Personal care
  • Home health aide service
  • Meal delivery
  • Home management
  • Home repair
  • Chore services
  • Respite for caregivers

SeniorCare Experts

Address: 145 Thierman Lane, Louisville, KY 40207
Phone Number: (502) 896-2316

SeniorCare Experts is a small nonprofit dedicated to helping seniors stay physically and emotionally fit and maintain comfortable independence in their own homes. Volunteers cultivate relationships with clients via phone calls and visits to assess needs. This organization offers or refers seniors to an array of contract-free services and programs including:

  • Case management
  • Homecare
  • Medication dispensing
  • Medical alerts
  • Meal delivery

ElderServe

Address: 215 West Breckinridge Street, Louisville, KY 40203
Phone Number: (502) 587-8673

Nonprofit ElderServe empowers older adults to live at home with support and resources for them and their caregivers. The organization matches seniors and volunteers based on shared interests to promote companionship or assist with household tasks. It also utilizes telecare to foster personal connections and social engagement with daily calls. ElderServe advocates for elderly crime victims as well. Its Senior Center hosts group activities and personalized support from a care manager.

Senior Nutrition Program

Address: 701 W Ormsby Avenue, Suite 201, Louisville, KY 40203
Phone Number: (502) 574-6325

Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and local government and private donations, the Senior Nutrition Program provides and delivers meals to active seniors. Its Congregate Meal Sites host lunches and activities for citizens age 60 and older. The Meals on Wheels Program serves elderly residents throughout the Louisville Metro area. Priority is given to seniors with the greatest physical, economic and social needs.

New Directions

Address: 1617 Maple Street, Louisville, KY 40210
Phone Number: (502) 589-2272

New Directions is a nonprofit organization that builds and repairs communities in the Louisville area. It collaborates with other agencies to provide individual and group assistance related to health and wellness, education and financial stability. The Repair Affair initiative focuses on home safety, security and weatherization. All assistance is free of charge to recipients.

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.