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 have helped me in every way I really love her. She is hard working. I like that they come 5 days a week.
They have helped me in every way I really love her. She is hard working. I like that they come 5 days a week.

Flourishing Home Care LLC

39 Saint Casmir Ave , Brockton, MA, 02302

Flourishing listened to our concerns and provided a team of two CNAs that are both knowledgeable and caring. ADL, cooking and assistance with housekeeping. It is as if we have another member of the f … (read more)
Flourishing listened to our concerns and provided a team of two CNAs that are both knowledgeable and caring. ADL, cooking and assistance with housekeeping. It is as if we have another member of the f … (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)

Home Instead Senior Care – Boston, MA

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

Thay provide home care for my 98 Year Old mother. They arrive on time and stay late if needed. Any concerns I have I can talk to the caregiver and resolve any issues or they will answer any questions … (read more)
Thay provide home care for my 98 Year Old mother. They arrive on time and stay late if needed. Any concerns I have I can talk to the caregiver and resolve any issues or they will answer any questions … (read more)

Home Instead Senior Care – Norwell, MA

427 Washington St, Norwell, MA, 02061

Following a hospitalization, my 94-yr-old mother needed round-the-clock care at home. For more than 5 weeks, friendly, caring, knowledgeable, dedicated and dependable professionals came to our home. E … (read more)
Following a hospitalization, my 94-yr-old mother needed round-the-clock care at home. For more than 5 weeks, friendly, caring, knowledgeable, dedicated and dependable professionals came to our home. E … (read more)

Senior Helpers Boston/South Shore

246 Walnut St, Suite 202, Wellesley, MA, 02481

At Senior Helpers Boston and South Shore we advocate for aging in place, wherever that “place” happens to be. The evolving breadth of our services reflect the increasingly complex needs of our eld … (read more)
At Senior Helpers Boston and South Shore we advocate for aging in place, wherever that “place” happens to be. The evolving breadth of our services reflect the increasingly complex needs of our eld … (read more)

Senior Helpers South Shore

75 Washington Street Suite 203, Norwell, MA, 02061

At Senior Helpers Boston and South Shore we advocate for aging in place, wherever that “place” happens to be. The evolving breadth of our services reflect the increasingly complex needs of our eld … (read more)
At Senior Helpers Boston and South Shore we advocate for aging in place, wherever that “place” happens to be. The evolving breadth of our services reflect the increasingly complex needs of our eld … (read more)

KinCare at Home

150 Grossman Drive , Suite 201, Braintree, MA, 02184

We are a family owned and operated private duty home care specialists. We provide companion care, personal care, and respite care to seniors, people with special needs, and people who have disabilitie … (read more)
We are a family owned and operated private duty home care specialists. We provide companion care, personal care, and respite care to seniors, people with special needs, and people who have disabilitie … (read more)

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)

Unique Home Care

3 Allied Dr. Ste. 303, Dedham, MA, 02026

A friend recommended Unique HomeCare Services for my father who was brought back home under hospice. I was so confused and did not think we needed anyone at home because my father was bed bounded and … (read more)
A friend recommended Unique HomeCare Services for my father who was brought back home under hospice. I was so confused and did not think we needed anyone at home because my father was bed bounded and … (read more)

Cottage Caregivers

175 Derby Street Building #38 , Suite 300, 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 Lynnway, Suite 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)

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)

Plan B Home Care

100 Trade Center, Ste. G700, Woburn, MA, 01801

A friend recommended Plan B to me. We’ve been pleased with everything. Esther is good in checking and communicating with me. She’s on top of everything. My parents like their caregivers. They’re doing … (read more)
A friend recommended Plan B to me. We’ve been pleased with everything. Esther is good in checking and communicating with me. She’s on top of everything. My parents like their caregivers. They’re doing … (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.