St. Louis is a historic city that is best known for being home to The Gateway Arch, an iconic memorial that honors Lewis and Clark and the expansion of America towards the west. Seniors who enjoy good food, plenty of shopping venues and exploring museums will love living in St. Louis. This vibrant city has a population of more than 300,000, 12.6% of whom are seniors over the age of 65. 

St. Louis has a number of excellent home health care programs available for its senior community. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the average cost of homemaker services is $4,195 per month and the average cost of home health aide services is $4,385 per month. Homemaker services cost slightly less in St. Louis than the national average, which is $4,290, and the cost of home health aide services is exactly the same at $4,385 per month. 

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the St. Louis 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 Saint Louis, MO

2018, 2020

Right at Home St. Louis Central

121 Hunter Ave, Ste 202, Saint Louis, MO, 63124

It makes it a lot easier, it is more convenient, knowing someone is there. It takes a lit of stress off of me. There is a good comfort level. We need around the clock caregivers, and we need more coh … (read more)
It makes it a lot easier, it is more convenient, knowing someone is there. It takes a lit of stress off of me. There is a good comfort level. We need around the clock caregivers, and we need more coh … (read more)

2020

Assistance Home Care

9893 Manchester Road, Saint Louis, MO, 63119

I started with Assistance Home Care since 2019. They are great. They help with safety, transportation and wait for the doctor. I would highly recommend!
I started with Assistance Home Care since 2019. They are great. They help with safety, transportation and wait for the doctor. I would highly recommend!

2019, 2020

Bluebird Homecare

2 Cityplace Drive, #200, Saint Louis, MO, 63141

I don’t have to drive eighty miles every day to give my mother dinner. They seem to care about the person that they are taking care of.
I don’t have to drive eighty miles every day to give my mother dinner. They seem to care about the person that they are taking care of.

Interim HealthCare of Fenton, MO

1736 Westpark Center Dr., Fenton, MO, 63026

Interim HealthCare is very good. They have a nurse come in for my dad to do stuff for him. They also clean, they help with bathing, cooking the meals, and laundry. The caregiver is very polite and pro … (read more)
Interim HealthCare is very good. They have a nurse come in for my dad to do stuff for him. They also clean, they help with bathing, cooking the meals, and laundry. The caregiver is very polite and pro … (read more)

Home Instead Senior Care – St. Louis, MO

8147 Delmar Blvd, Suite 215, Saint Louis, MO, 63130

The folks from Home Instead were prompt and responsive from start to finish. They show concern for my elderly mom, and go above and beyond to help her.
The folks from Home Instead were prompt and responsive from start to finish. They show concern for my elderly mom, and go above and beyond to help her.

Home Instead Senior Care – St. Peters, MO

1236 Jungermann Rd, Suite C, Saint Peters, MO, 63376

You will find the employees of Home Instead Senor Care to be very helpful, reliable and all have pleasant personalities. There was no person I did not liked who helped take care of my mother and assis … (read more)
You will find the employees of Home Instead Senor Care to be very helpful, reliable and all have pleasant personalities. There was no person I did not liked who helped take care of my mother and assis … (read more)

Senior Helpers of Lake Saint Louis, MO

118 Centre on the Lake, Lake Saint Louis, MO, 63367

We had Senior Helpers for a while, but we quit using them. We used them for four weeks. The husband and wife owners were very nice. The only problem that we had was we wanted the same caretaker, and w … (read more)
We had Senior Helpers for a while, but we quit using them. We used them for four weeks. The husband and wife owners were very nice. The only problem that we had was we wanted the same caretaker, and w … (read more)

Visiting Angels Webster Groves

7961 Big Bend Blvd , MO , Webster Groves, MO, 63119


Family Values Home Health Care LLC

4144 Lindell Blvd, Suite 203 ,, St Louis, MO, 63108


Caring Professionals LLC

629 North New Ballas Rd, Creve Coeur, MO, 63141

Choosing the right home care provider for you and your loved one can be a difficult decision. <p></p> Caring Professionals LLC, is a trusted home care provider in St. Louis senior care. Our customiz … (read more)
Choosing the right home care provider for you and your loved one can be a difficult decision. <p></p> Caring Professionals LLC, is a trusted home care provider in St. Louis senior care. Our customiz … (read more)

2018, 2019, 2020

Good Samaritan Senior Care – St. Louis, MO

11100 Mueller Road, Suite 11, Saint Louis, MO, 63123

They helped him with getting around and not falling as often. The lady was amazing who was in charge, and she even came to the funeral.
They helped him with getting around and not falling as often. The lady was amazing who was in charge, and she even came to the funeral.

2019, 2020

Seniors Home Care

504 Marshall Ave, Saint Louis, MO, 63119

She is just a good caregiver. Her skills are great. It depends, the lady I have working for me now is great.
She is just a good caregiver. Her skills are great. It depends, the lady I have working for me now is great.

Compassionate Nursing Services

11710 Administration Dr, Saint Louis, MO, 63146

They have a good attitude when things need to be done. The aides are very good.
They have a good attitude when things need to be done. The aides are very good.

BrightStar Care West St. Louis County

1065 Executive Parkway Dr, Suite 215, Creve Coeur, MO, 63141

Some of the caregivers didn’t have a car or insurance so they couldn’t drive. They give good service.
Some of the caregivers didn’t have a car or insurance so they couldn’t drive. They give good service.

BrightStar Care Central St. Louis County

2190 S. Mason Rd., Suite 204, Saint Louis, MO, 63131

The services are essential. They allowed her to stay in their apartment. They should improve their communication.
The services are essential. They allowed her to stay in their apartment. They should improve their communication.

2017, 2018

Senior Services Unlimited

6651 Chippewwa. Suite 207, St. Louis, MO, 63109

I highly recommend Senior Services Unlimited for their services. Lynn comes in and cooks for me as well as does some light housekeeping. She is very helpful and very friendly. She is an excellent cook … (read more)
I highly recommend Senior Services Unlimited for their services. Lynn comes in and cooks for me as well as does some light housekeeping. She is very helpful and very friendly. She is an excellent cook … (read more)

Griswold Home Care

428 McDonough Street, St. Charles, MO, 63301

This is an awesome resource. I used Griswold for temporary care after surgery and found the people to be wonderful and the scheduling process very accommodating. Highly recommended.
This is an awesome resource. I used Griswold for temporary care after surgery and found the people to be wonderful and the scheduling process very accommodating. Highly recommended.

FirstLight HomeCare of North St. Louis, MO

320 Brookes Drive Suite 217, Hazelwood, MO, 63042

We worked with FirstLight for my mom. They offered all levels of care for her. They helped her shop, they helped her cook, and they helped her clean. They offered companionship and taking her places. … (read more)
We worked with FirstLight for my mom. They offered all levels of care for her. They helped her shop, they helped her cook, and they helped her clean. They offered companionship and taking her places. … (read more)

Senior Helpers

31-B Allen Avenue, Webster Groves, MO, 63119

The personnel we have are very kind and courteous. They have become family. They truly take care of my dad with passion. We take everyone’s schedule into consideration. We adjust around their schedule … (read more)
The personnel we have are very kind and courteous. They have become family. They truly take care of my dad with passion. We take everyone’s schedule into consideration. We adjust around their schedule … (read more)

SYNERGY HomeCare of St. Louis

2705 Dougherty Ferry Road, Suite 200, Saint Louis, MO, 63122

I called this company last week and spoke to a senior specialist. He was very knowledgeable in the veterans services that are offered.
I called this company last week and spoke to a senior specialist. He was very knowledgeable in the veterans services that are offered.

Saint Louis 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 Saint Louis:

Weatherization Assistance Program

Address: 3701 Grandel Square, St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone Number: (314) 651-3646

The Urban League Weatherization Assistance Program is federally funded but also takes donations from local businesses. The program enables low-income households to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy-efficient. Priority is given to senior citizens on a fixed income and those with disabilities. Services provided by the program include furnace repairs and replacements, installing insulation, window and door repairs and caulking.

Community Centers

Address: Not Listed (Multiple locations)
Phone Number: (636) 207-0847

Aging Ahead is a nonprofit organization that operates 21 senior community centers throughout the city of St. Louis. Each center provides nutritious meals to seniors participating in activities at the centers and delivers meals to the homes of eligible seniors in the surrounding areas. There is no charge for any of the services or meals at the center but voluntary contributions are always welcomed. Activities offered at the centers include exercise classes, health screenings, arts and crafts, social events and guest lectures.

Meal Programs

Address: 1200 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone Number: (314) 612-5918

This state-funded program provides home-delivered meals to senior citizens five times a week. The meals are delivered hot at lunchtime from Monday to Friday ensuring that seniors in the area are getting nutritious food on a regular basis. The program aims to keep seniors safely in their homes for as long as they are able to be independent. Nutritional supplements are provided with the meals if a dietician thinks that a senior is lacking in certain vitamins or minerals. A three-meal emergency food pack is provided to all seniors in case of an emergency or inclement weather preventing the standard meal delivery from occurring. 

Chores and Home Repairs Program

Address: 1200 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone Number: (314) 612-5918

The program includes both volunteer and state-funded contractors who perform minor home repairs and chores for seniors in the St. Louis area. The home repairs are funded by the state in general but the senior may have to contribute depending on the scale of the work required. Services offered include basic plumbing and electric work, minor home repairs to the interior and exterior of the building and the installation of ramps. The chore program is entirely carried out by volunteers and no cost is involved. Chores and work offered by the program include yard work, painting, cleaning and gutter clearing. 

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.