Nebraska has recently been rated as one of the best states to retire, largely due to a balance of affordability and wellness factors. The capital city, Lincoln, has an excellent selection of art and culture museums, such as the Sheldon Museum of Art and Nebraska History Museum, and an ample supply of shopping venues. Around 12.8% of the 289,102 residents are aged over 65 and enjoy access to several highly rated health care centers, including Bryan Medical Center and Lincoln Surgical Hospital.

Lincoln provides many quality home health care options for seniors. The Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020 notes the average cost of monthly homemaker services in Lincoln is $4,957 compared to the national average of $4,481 and home health aide services to be $5,529 compared to $4,576.     

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

2017, 2019

Right at Home Lincoln

3883 Normal Blvd, Ste 206, Lincoln, NE, 68506

She does my shopping for me. She cleans and shops mostly. The caregiver is reliable and responsible.
She does my shopping for me. She cleans and shops mostly. The caregiver is reliable and responsible.

Home Instead – Lincoln, NE

1400 Dahlberg Dr, Suite E, Lincoln, NE, 68512

They go above and beyond to provide great care. Their RN keeps my updated with each visit. The care givers even offered transportation while accompanying our mother to special events at Christmas ti … (read more)
They go above and beyond to provide great care. Their RN keeps my updated with each visit. The care givers even offered transportation while accompanying our mother to special events at Christmas ti … (read more)

Sunlight Senior Care – Lincoln and Omaha, NE

233 S. 13th St. , Lincoln, NE, 68508

I’ve been using Sunlight Support for two weeks. The caregivers are very good and pleasant, and I’m very comfortable with them. They clean up and put things away upstairs and downstairs. They came to m … (read more)
I’ve been using Sunlight Support for two weeks. The caregivers are very good and pleasant, and I’m very comfortable with them. They clean up and put things away upstairs and downstairs. They came to m … (read more)

2019

SYNERGY HomeCare of Lincoln

245 S. 84th St., Suite #114, Lincoln, NE, 68510

They done stuff like made sure that someone who isn’t able to come and they would find coverage. They send me cards for holidays. I like that the caregivers all are very caring and they show up on ti … (read more)
They done stuff like made sure that someone who isn’t able to come and they would find coverage. They send me cards for holidays. I like that the caregivers all are very caring and they show up on ti … (read more)

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)

Caring for People Services of Lincoln

5931 Woodstock Ave, Lincoln, NE, 68512

Caring for People of Lincoln did a great job for our family. They responded rapidly to our needs. Their staff were kind and caring. They were reliable. They had excellent communication. I was very hap … (read more)
Caring for People of Lincoln did a great job for our family. They responded rapidly to our needs. Their staff were kind and caring. They were reliable. They had excellent communication. I was very hap … (read more)

Home Care Assistance of Lincoln

6000 Village Dr., Lincoln, NE, 68516

Home Care Assistance took fantastic care of our mother during her last few months. Shortly after her diagnosis of a brain tumor, my brothers and I realized we could not take care of mom by ourselves. … (read more)
Home Care Assistance took fantastic care of our mother during her last few months. Shortly after her diagnosis of a brain tumor, my brothers and I realized we could not take care of mom by ourselves. … (read more)

Guardian Angels Homecare, Inc.

5600 South 48th Street, Suite 118, Lincoln, NE, 68516

We went with Guardian Angels for my wife, and so far it has been very good. They don’t offer any care that requires an LPN or nurse, and they don’t give medicine and shots, but they can supervise you … (read more)
We went with Guardian Angels for my wife, and so far it has been very good. They don’t offer any care that requires an LPN or nurse, and they don’t give medicine and shots, but they can supervise you … (read more)

Dignity Home Care, Inc. in Omaha, NE Personal Care, Companionship, ADL

1299 Farnam Street , Suite 300, Omaha, NE, 68102

Very good experience with their care givers
Very good experience with their care givers

Shalom Love Care

5250 Old Orchard Rd., Ste. 300, Skokie, IL, 60077


Home Care Partners of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE

285 S 68th Street, Pl Suite 306,, Lincoln, NE, 68510



Lincoln 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 Lincoln:

Home Rehabilitation Program

Address: County-City Building 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone Number: (402) 441 7606

This federally funded program provides 0% interest loans to low- and moderate-income homeowners to help repair their home. Emergency repairs such as fixing dangerous wires, replacing furnaces or water heaters are covered if the homeowner’s income is not more than 50% of the Lincoln median income. Homeowners must be U.S. citizens or qualified aliens and must reside on the property.

NeighborLNK

Address: 1005 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone number: (402) 441 7575 

Run by Aging Partners and serving an eight-county area, the NeighborLNK program aims to keep seniors living at home connected, healthy and independent. Volunteers are linked with seniors to provide services that can be individually tailored to suit schedules. Examples include:

  • Grocery pickup and delivery
  • Phone or video calls for companionship
  • Library book pick and delivery
  • Other errands such as medication delivery

Weatherization Program

Address: 210 ‘O’ Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone Number: (402) 875-9364

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties provides this program to help lower utility bills, maintaining a safer and more comfortable living situation. To qualify, homeowners or renters must have qualified for one of these packages in the previous 12 months: LIHEAP heating assistance, Supplemental Security Income or Aid to Dependent Children. Otherwise, their total household income must be less than 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. 

Low-Income Monthly Bus Passes

Address: 710 J Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone Number: (402) 476 1234

The city bus service, StarTran, provides 31-day bus passes for $8 for low-income earners (or $16 for wheelchair accessible Handi-Van patrons. Only one pass per month per person is permitted, and ID with birth date must be shown. Total household income must not exceed 200% of federal poverty guidelines to qualify. 

Health Clinics and Screenings

Address: 1005 O St, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone number: (402) 441 7070

Aging Partners offers a variety of health clinics and screens as well as educational material to help manage senior health worries. It runs courses such as Living Well with Chronic Conditions,  a nationally recognized program to help people control their conditions, avoid emergency situations and ease medical bills. Medical services provided include foot care, ear care, blood pressure checks, blood glucose checks and bone density tests. 

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.