East Taunton is a suburban neighborhood of Taunton, one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is located in Bristol County, which has a population of 548,254, 16.9% of which are seniors over the age of 65. The city has plenty for seniors to do, such as visit the scenic Massasoit State Park, go fishing at Lake Rico or visit the famous Beer Can Museum. Seniors who live in East Taunton also have access to the Morton Hospital, which offers award-winning comprehensive health care.

East Taunton has an array of home health care agencies and programs for seniors to take advantage of. According to the Genworth 2019 Cost of Care Survey, the average cost of homemaker services per month is $4,767, while the average cost of home health aide services is $5,148 per month. The cost for homemaker services is slightly more affordable than the average cost of $5,186 a month for the entire state of Massachusetts and around the same as the average cost of $5,243 for home health aide services. On the other hand, the cost for homemaker services is more than the national average of $4,290 a month, as well as more than the national average of $4,385 a month for home health aide services.

Note: Home care cost data wasn’t available for East Taunton, so data for the closest city, Worcester, was used.

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

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Home Instead – Westport, MA

634 State Rd, Unit 4, Westport, MA, 02790

Since my father got ill and then passed away two years ago we’ve relied on the wonderful caregivers at Home Instead. Not only did they help us through this very difficult time, they also helped my mom … (read more)
Since my father got ill and then passed away two years ago we’ve relied on the wonderful caregivers at Home Instead. Not only did they help us through this very difficult time, they also helped my mom … (read more)

2020, 2021

Right at Home Boston, Southwest

56 Leonard Street, Unit 6, Foxboro, MA, 02035

They provided care for her. They are reliable and kind.
They provided care for her. They are reliable and kind.

Senior Helpers Southeastern Massachusetts

90 New State Hwy, Suite 1, Raynham, MA, 02767

I hired Senior Helpers Southeastern Massachusetts for my husband. I have had 3 different caregivers from them. They took him outside for a walk, they help him go to the bathroom and they did a little … (read more)
I hired Senior Helpers Southeastern Massachusetts for my husband. I have had 3 different caregivers from them. They took him outside for a walk, they help him go to the bathroom and they did a little … (read more)

Perfect Care Match

638 Adamsville Road, Westport, MA, 02790

We Provide Stress-Free, Supportive Care Relationships. <p></p> Professional Care Match Provides CONSISTENCY with <p></p> Live-In and Hourly Caregivers <p></p> Caregiving Services Provided By < … (read more)
We Provide Stress-Free, Supportive Care Relationships. <p></p> Professional Care Match Provides CONSISTENCY with <p></p> Live-In and Hourly Caregivers <p></p> Caregiving Services Provided By < … (read more)

BrightStar Care of Norwood

1 Walpole Street, Norwood, MA, 02062

The scheduling was great. The owner was on the job.
The scheduling was great. The owner was on the job.

Hahn Home Health Care Inc.

360 Brockton Avenue, Suite 204, Abington, MA, 02351

First Class Agency I can’t give this agency enough stars. I called in desperation for relief from the car of my mother who was suffering with mid-later stages of dementia. I could no longer take c … (read more)
First Class Agency I can’t give this agency enough stars. I called in desperation for relief from the car of my mother who was suffering with mid-later stages of dementia. I could no longer take c … (read more)

Meetcaregivers, Inc.

124 Vernon St. , Newton, MA, 02458

MeetCaregivers is a fabulous agency. They are responsive and sensitive to the needs of the client and family, and work hard to find the right match(es). For example, my mother was extremely hard of … (read more)
MeetCaregivers is a fabulous agency. They are responsive and sensitive to the needs of the client and family, and work hard to find the right match(es). For example, my mother was extremely hard of … (read more)

One Solution Home Care

310 Wilbur Ave., Suite 7, Swansea, MA, 02777

Phenomenal caring professional knowledge expert. Beyond expectations. Provided excellent home companion staff. Resolved issues immediately. Responsive to needs. Reasonable and fair pricing.
Phenomenal caring professional knowledge expert. Beyond expectations. Provided excellent home companion staff. Resolved issues immediately. Responsive to needs. Reasonable and fair pricing.

Advanced Care Inc

5 Bristol Dr, South Easton, MA, 02375

I have been a client of Advanced Care for a while now and my way of life has improved dramatically. My aid and I get along great and have a wonderful relationship. She helps with light housekeeping, p … (read more)
I have been a client of Advanced Care for a while now and my way of life has improved dramatically. My aid and I get along great and have a wonderful relationship. She helps with light housekeeping, p … (read more)

Commonwealth Caregivers

56 Pickering Street , Needham, MA, 02492


Independence Home Care, Inc.

21 Custom House Street, Suite 910, Boston, MA, 02110

I contacted Independence Home Care because my mother needed very special care. My mother received excellent care from IHC. I had heard about Independence Home Care from MIT University, they told me IH … (read more)
I contacted Independence Home Care because my mother needed very special care. My mother received excellent care from IHC. I had heard about Independence Home Care from MIT University, they told me IH … (read more)

Cranberry Home Care – Middleboro, MA

260 Center St Suite 3, Middleborough, MA, 02346

We went with Cranberry Home Care. They are excellent and provide my mom everything that a personal care assistant would do, like bathing, laundry, meal prep, and house cleaning. Every single one of th … (read more)
We went with Cranberry Home Care. They are excellent and provide my mom everything that a personal care assistant would do, like bathing, laundry, meal prep, and house cleaning. Every single one of th … (read more)

North River Home Care

449 Route 130, suite 20, Sandwich, MA, 02563


ComForCare Home Care (Canton, MA)

399 Neponset St, # 208, Canton, MA, 02021


Caring Senior Service

792 S. Main St., Suite 200, Mansfield, MA, 02048



GIA Home Care Services LLC

316 MAIN ST Suite 500, Worcester, MA, 01608


Peace and Harmony Homecare Services

28 South Main Street, Building B, Sharon, MA, 02067


Visiting Angels – Raynham, MA

473 South Street W # 18, Raynham, MA, 02767


Global Care, LLC

7 Cabot Place, Suite 10, Stoughton, MA, 02072


East Taunton 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 East Taunton:

Citizens for Citizens

Address: 427 Robeson Street, Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: (508) 675-2157 Ext. 287

Citizens for Citizens is an agency that strives to help low-income families reverse their economic predicaments and become self-supporting. They help over 40,000 households every year in the Fall River and Taunton areas. They offer an array of different programs for seniors, including free weatherization services, fuel assistance, emergency food assistance and the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

Bristol Elder Services

Address: 1 Father DeValles Boulevard, Fall River, MA 02723
Phone: (508) 675-2101

This nonprofit organization offers a comprehensive system of in-home health care and supportive services for seniors living in the Taunton area. Their home care program services include personal care, assistance with housework, grocery shopping, transportation and overnight respite care. They also offer Meals on Wheels, where seniors can either have meals at one of their community centers or have the meals delivered to their homes. Meals are free, but they do ask for a small donation if seniors can afford it.

Homestead Protection

Address: 11 Court Street, Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: (508) 822-0502

Seniors who are over the age of 62 and own their own homes are eligible for protection from attachment, execution on judgment, seizure, levy or sale for the payment of debts up to $500,000, regardless of marital status. If there are two owners, the home is protected for up to $1,000,000.

Self Help, Inc.

Address: 780 W. Main Street, Avon, MA 02322
Phone: (508) 588-0447

Self Help is a nonprofit organization that provides various resources and services to low-income families in order to reduce poverty and improve the community. They offer emergency bill assistance, weatherization services and fuel assistance. Through their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), they provide free tax filing assistance to low- and medium-income residents, people with disabilities and seniors.

Catholic Social Services

Address: 1600 Bay Street, Fall River, MA 02724
Phone: (508) 674-4681

This nonprofit organization provides emergency services to individuals who need help paying bills or meeting basic needs. Seniors can get free food, rental assistance, utility assistance, as well as financial assistance for medication. They also have counselors who can help with lowering or canceling debt or help with budgeting and money management.

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.