For seniors looking for a good place to live, Quincy, MA, offers charm and a great deal of support for seniors, who make up 15.8% of the population. It has a suburban feel but is close enough to Boston and New York that residents can easily take in the culture of these world-famous cities. It’s rich in the natural beauty of the Massachusetts coastline, and popular locations include the Thomas Crane Public Library, the Adams National Historical Park and the Quincy Historical Society.  

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, the cost of in-home care and home health care in Quincy both average $5,700. The national average for in-home care and home health care are $4,481 and $4,576 respectively.

Note: Home care cost data was not available for Quincy, so data for the closest city, Boston, was used. 

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

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.

Home Instead – Norwell, MA

427 Washington St, Norwell, MA, 02061

I rarely have found an agency that has been as helpful as Todd’s Home Instead. Todd himself is kind and thoughtful and has hired a staff that is the same. All the caregivers were wonderful and his o … (read more)
I rarely have found an agency that has been as helpful as Todd’s Home Instead. Todd himself is kind and thoughtful and has hired a staff that is the same. All the caregivers were wonderful and his o … (read more)

Purple Nurse Home Care

125 Cambridge Park Drive Suite 301 , Cambridge, MA, 02140

We proudly provide non-medical home care services to individuals with disabilities, injuries, difficulties with mobility, or illnesses. We are composed of highly trained and competent staff members wh … (read more)
We proudly provide non-medical home care services to individuals with disabilities, injuries, difficulties with mobility, or illnesses. We are composed of highly trained and competent staff members wh … (read more)

Home Instead – Boston, MA

6 Beacon St, Suite 525, Boston, MA, 02108

We’ve used four other agencies. Home Instead has been better. The caregivers we’ve had from Home Instead have both been good. When the schedule needed adjustment it was done quickly. Communication … (read more)
We’ve used four other agencies. Home Instead has been better. The caregivers we’ve had from Home Instead have both been good. When the schedule needed adjustment it was done quickly. Communication … (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)

My Personal Home Health Care, LLC

99 Derby St Suite 200 , Hingham, MA, 02043

We are a locally owned husband and wife team serving Massachusetts. The needs of your family are always in our focus and everything we do is dedicated to your family’s well-being. <p></p> Our serv … (read more)
We are a locally owned husband and wife team serving Massachusetts. The needs of your family are always in our focus and everything we do is dedicated to your family’s well-being. <p></p> Our serv … (read more)

CS&R Quality Home Care LLC

45 Dan Road Suite 24, Canton, MA, 02021

CS&R Quality Homecare, is a Non-Medical and family owned local business, built on the foundation of Integrity, Dignity, love, Respect, and Quality of care. <p></p> We are fully committed to being in … (read more)
CS&R Quality Homecare, is a Non-Medical and family owned local business, built on the foundation of Integrity, Dignity, love, Respect, and Quality of care. <p></p> We are fully committed to being in … (read more)

To-Shankel Healthcare Services

62 Temi Rd, Brockton, MA, 02302

The agency will provide non-medical home care or in-home care services that includes but are not limited to : Companionship; sitting; housekeeping/laundry maintenance; meal planning and cooking; driv … (read more)
The agency will provide non-medical home care or in-home care services that includes but are not limited to : Companionship; sitting; housekeeping/laundry maintenance; meal planning and cooking; driv … (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)

Cottage Caregivers

175 Derby Street, Building #38 , Hingham, MA, 02043

Thank you Cottage Caregivers for the outstanding, reliable, and professional senior care! My grandfather was well taken care of, while Karen was beyond flexible working alongside my family in order to … (read more)
Thank you Cottage Caregivers for the outstanding, reliable, and professional senior care! My grandfather was well taken care of, while Karen was beyond flexible working alongside my family in order to … (read more)

Boston Best Home Care Svc Inc

1408 Centre St, Roslindale, MA, 02131

The Team at Boston Best has added quality years to my Mom’s life. Honest, Integrity, Compassion and Patience. Thanks Gina!!!
The Team at Boston Best has added quality years to my Mom’s life. Honest, Integrity, Compassion and Patience. Thanks Gina!!!

North River Home Care

320 Washington St. (Route 53), 2nd floor, Norwell, MA, 02061

Helpers were great, very kind, and compassionate to me. They were on time and stayed busy.
Helpers were great, very kind, and compassionate to me. They were on time and stayed busy.

Nurta Home Healthcare – Lynn, MA

330 Lynn Way, #346, Lynn, MA, 01901

I have been using this for agency for few months now, they’re amazing, very caring, great service, nothing but the best. Caregivers arrive on time to care for my aunty. My Initial call and request f … (read more)
I have been using this for agency for few months now, they’re amazing, very caring, great service, nothing but the best. Caregivers arrive on time to care for my aunty. My Initial call and request f … (read more)

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)

IntelyCare, Inc.

1515 Hancock Street,, Quincy, MA, 02169

The main reason we chose Intely Care was for their flexibility; they can vary the schedule, and you have them when you need them. You can call them with short notice, and they can always provide servi … (read more)
The main reason we chose Intely Care was for their flexibility; they can vary the schedule, and you have them when you need them. You can call them with short notice, and they can always provide servi … (read more)

Dedicated Homecare Services Inc

681 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Guided by the principles of quality, respect, excellence, ethics and integrity, we care for our community through uncompromised Dedication to client care. <p></p> In addition, in order to provide qu … (read more)
Guided by the principles of quality, respect, excellence, ethics and integrity, we care for our community through uncompromised Dedication to client care. <p></p> In addition, in order to provide qu … (read more)

Quincy 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 Quincy:

Financial Planning for Seniors

Address: Kennedy Center, 440 East Squantum Street, Quincy, MA. 02171
Number: (617) 376-1243

The City of Quincy offers financial planning services for seniors once a month. There is no cost to the residents who take advantage of this service. Appointments should be made through the Department of Elder Services.

Taxpayer Exemptions

Address: 1305 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA. 02169
Number: (617) 376-1170

Seniors over the age of 65 may qualify for a $500 exemption on their property. They must meet income limits and property value limits. Those over the age of 70 may also qualify for another exemption of up to $295.23. Both of these tax assistance programs are administered by the Assessors Department.

Massachusetts Senior Action Council

Address: 108 Myrtle Street, Suite 112, Quincy, MA 02171
Number: (617) 284-1234

The MSAC lets seniors stay involved in politics and policy to focus on community and policy issues that may affect them. It also allows seniors to socialize with dinners, entertainment programs and advice as well as helping them understand how policies may affect their futures. 

Quincy Community Action Programs

Address: 1509 Hancock Street, 3rd Floor, Quincy, MA. 02169
Number: (617) 479-8181

The Quincy Community Action Programs offer a variety of assistance to help seniors and residents. Some of these programs include heating assistance, utility discounts, energy conservation and the repair and replacement of outdated heating units to help them keep warm. QCAP also works with seniors to upgrade homes with energy-saving measures. 

South Shore Elder Services

This group provides a meals on wheels service that delivers nutritious home-style meals straight to seniors’ doors. Each meal provides a third of their daily nutritional requirements, and the organization can accommodate those who need particular diets. It also provides meals at various senior centers. 

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.