As one of 17 hamlets in the town of Oyster Bay, historic Hicksville offers retirees plenty of exciting options for dining, shopping and outdoor activities. The 116-acre Cantiague Park is one of the most popular destinations in Hicksville, where seniors can enjoy a game of golf or go for a swim in the Olympic-sized pool. Hicksville residents have access to award-winning medical care, including specialized senior services, at the Nassau University Medical Center. Hicksville is highly rated as one of the best places to live in New York. Of the hamlet’s estimated 41,547 residents, 17.5% are seniors aged 65 and above.

There are a number of home health care programs and services available to seniors in Hicksville. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, both homemaker and home health care services cost an average of $4,957 per month. Both services are more expensive in Hicksville than the national averages, which are $4,481 for home care and $4,576 for home health care.

 Note: Home care cost data wasn’t available for Hicksville, so data for the closest city, New York, was used.

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

2020, 2021

Right at Home North Shore Long Island

400 Post Ave , Ste 302 , Westbury, NY, 11590

They need to have better screening with their employees and they need to follow up with complaints about the care. They are very helpful as far as contacting us and assisting us, but the caretaker wa … (read more)
They need to have better screening with their employees and they need to follow up with complaints about the care. They are very helpful as far as contacting us and assisting us, but the caretaker wa … (read more)

2018, 2019

Home Instead – Hauppauge, NY

900 Wheeler Rd, Suite 240, Hauppauge, NY, 11788

Pattie is always on top of everything. The quality of the women who have been hired is excellent. They have all seemed to be capable and caring. I am very happy that I chose Home Instead when I needed … (read more)
Pattie is always on top of everything. The quality of the women who have been hired is excellent. They have all seemed to be capable and caring. I am very happy that I chose Home Instead when I needed … (read more)

Home Instead – Merrick, NY

19 Merrick Ave, Suite 201, Merrick, NY, 11566

I currently have Home Instead Merrick helping with my husband’s care. They help out with showering and preparing lunch or breakfast, whichever is needed — but it’s mainly lunch. They see that he’s dr … (read more)
I currently have Home Instead Merrick helping with my husband’s care. They help out with showering and preparing lunch or breakfast, whichever is needed — but it’s mainly lunch. They see that he’s dr … (read more)

Love & Care LLC

68 old farm road, Fairfield, CT, 06824

Our whole family is so thankful for how caring and professional Bruce and his staff were in caring for our father. The caregivers were on time, helpful, and trustworthy. The agency was responsive t … (read more)
Our whole family is so thankful for how caring and professional Bruce and his staff were in caring for our father. The caregivers were on time, helpful, and trustworthy. The agency was responsive t … (read more)

Angel Care Home Companion Services, Inc

34 East Main Street Suite 430 , Smithtown, NY, 11787

Angel Care Home Companion Services provides quality care and companionship within the comforts of home allowing seniors to continue leading independent lives and ensuring their loved ones with peace o … (read more)
Angel Care Home Companion Services provides quality care and companionship within the comforts of home allowing seniors to continue leading independent lives and ensuring their loved ones with peace o … (read more)

Senior Helpers – Central Long Island

115 Newbridge Road, Hicksville, NY, 11801

Senior Helpers in-home companion and personal care services focus on improving the health and well-being of your aging loved ones so they can get the most out of life. Whether you need assistance 24 … (read more)
Senior Helpers in-home companion and personal care services focus on improving the health and well-being of your aging loved ones so they can get the most out of life. Whether you need assistance 24 … (read more)

Blue Ridge Home Care Inc

1370 Broadway, , Ste 6049, New York, NY, 10018

Blue Ridge Home Care is a Licensed Home Care Services Agency (LHCSA). We provide Nursing, Home Health Aide, Personal Care, Homemaker and Housekeeper Services. We offer a full range of services from Co … (read more)
Blue Ridge Home Care is a Licensed Home Care Services Agency (LHCSA). We provide Nursing, Home Health Aide, Personal Care, Homemaker and Housekeeper Services. We offer a full range of services from Co … (read more)

Moskowitz Legal Group

1318 42nd Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11219


Helping U Homecare

75 Nichols Court, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Helping U Homecare provides unparalleled service and valued companionship. This special touch goes a long way to make a person in need’s life happier and more fulfilling. Licensed by the New York Stat … (read more)
Helping U Homecare provides unparalleled service and valued companionship. This special touch goes a long way to make a person in need’s life happier and more fulfilling. Licensed by the New York Stat … (read more)

SeniorCare Companions, Inc.

152 Islip Ave Suite 25, Islip, NY, 11751

I’m not someone who makes many reviews, but I felt like I needed to write one. I was very skeptical about working with another in home agency since I had multiple bad experiences. Many times I was ass … (read more)
I’m not someone who makes many reviews, but I felt like I needed to write one. I was very skeptical about working with another in home agency since I had multiple bad experiences. Many times I was ass … (read more)

2017

Companion Home Care of Long Island, Inc.

445 Broad Hollow Road , Suite 25, Melville, NY, 11747

Companion Home Care of LI has been a wonderful agency to work for. My husband and I were looking for a caretaker long distance as we are out of state. Our Mom was a very active 97 year old. We nee … (read more)
Companion Home Care of LI has been a wonderful agency to work for. My husband and I were looking for a caretaker long distance as we are out of state. Our Mom was a very active 97 year old. We nee … (read more)

European Expert Care Agency

110 Norman Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11222

Back in 2013 I fell and severely fractured my hip. I contacted European Expert Care to inquire about getting help for myself. From the very beginning I spoke to Dorothy, she informed me about options … (read more)
Back in 2013 I fell and severely fractured my hip. I contacted European Expert Care to inquire about getting help for myself. From the very beginning I spoke to Dorothy, she informed me about options … (read more)

SeniCare Plus

1225 Franklin Avenue Suite 325, Garden City, NY, 11530

This was my third care agency and by far the best. Caregiver was always on time and even came during very bad weather. Caregiver took very good care of my mother. When I signed with them I was told … (read more)
This was my third care agency and by far the best. Caregiver was always on time and even came during very bad weather. Caregiver took very good care of my mother. When I signed with them I was told … (read more)

Touching Hearts at Home – Long Island, NY

100 Duff Ave , Hicksville, NY, 11801

They have helped me by supplying people that have taken care of my husband. I like that the two aides that I have had so far.
They have helped me by supplying people that have taken care of my husband. I like that the two aides that I have had so far.

Serendipity Senior Companion Care Inc

565 Route 25 A, Ste. LL2, Miller Place, NY, 11764

We want to thank you for the prompt call back on a Saturday morning. My mom was discharged from the Hospital and lived alone and we contacted Serendipity. We went into a panic mode. After the weekend … (read more)
We want to thank you for the prompt call back on a Saturday morning. My mom was discharged from the Hospital and lived alone and we contacted Serendipity. We went into a panic mode. After the weekend … (read more)

Homecare Therapies

20 Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville, NY, 11801

My experience with Homecare Therapies was wonderful. They were attentive, caring, and highly professional. Would recommend to anyone in need.
My experience with Homecare Therapies was wonderful. They were attentive, caring, and highly professional. Would recommend to anyone in need.

Helping Hands Services – Little Neck, NY

24650 57th Dr, Little Neck, NY, 11362

We hired Helping Hands Services for my aunt. They’re very good. They cooked, and they did light housekeeping and laundry. They’re excellent. The staff was awesome because they kept in touch with us to … (read more)
We hired Helping Hands Services for my aunt. They’re very good. They cooked, and they did light housekeeping and laundry. They’re excellent. The staff was awesome because they kept in touch with us to … (read more)

Homewatch CareGivers Serving Nassau County

400 Post Avenue, Suite 203, Westbury, NY, 11590

I am currently working with Homewatch Caregivers and I can’t express how thankful and lucky I was to find them. My mother was recently diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia in 2011 and this has been a … (read more)
I am currently working with Homewatch Caregivers and I can’t express how thankful and lucky I was to find them. My mother was recently diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia in 2011 and this has been a … (read more)

Grace Companion Care

33B Country Club Drive, Coram, NY, 11727

When it was clear our 85 year old father needed support to continue to stay in his home, our research pointed us to Grace Senior Companion Care. We were very impressed with their compassion, caring a … (read more)
When it was clear our 85 year old father needed support to continue to stay in his home, our research pointed us to Grace Senior Companion Care. We were very impressed with their compassion, caring a … (read more)

Celestial Care Inc

110-05 Liberty Ave, Queens, NY, 11419

I am very happy that I chose celestial care inc for my mom. The staff is excellent . The aids are very polite n very well trained. They are taking very good care of my mom. Toshi Rani, Balwinder Kaur, … (read more)
I am very happy that I chose celestial care inc for my mom. The staff is excellent . The aids are very polite n very well trained. They are taking very good care of my mom. Toshi Rani, Balwinder Kaur, … (read more)

Hicksville 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 Hicksville:

Weatherization Assistance Program

Address: 2100 Middle Country Rd., Centereach, NY 11720
Phone Number: (631) 471-1215

Managed by the Community Development Corporation of Long Island, New York’s Weatherization Assistance Program provides modifications and improvements that can help make a home more energy efficient. Services offered may include weather stripping and caulking, water heater repair and insulation for walls, attics and pipes. To qualify, gross annual income can’t exceed 60% of the state median. Households may be automatically eligible if a member receives SSI or HEAP benefits.

Senior Citizen Tax Reduction Program

Address: 240 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY 11501
Phone Number: (516) 571-1500

This program can reduce the amount of property taxes paid by up to 50% for qualifying seniors in the town of Oyster Bay. The actual reduction amount is based on household income, and seniors must be at least 65 years of age to qualify.

Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly Program

Address: 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale, NY 11553
Phone Number: (516) 227-8900

EISEP is a senior care coordination program administered by the Nassau County Office for the Aging. A qualified case manager will assess the senior’s needs and abilities to determine what kind of services they require. Available services include assistance with household chores, grocery shopping and meal preparation, as well as help with grooming and moving around the home. To be eligible, Nassau County residents must be at least 60 years old and impaired in an activity of daily living, but still able to live safely at home.

Home Delivered Meals

Address: 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale, NY 11553 
Phone Number: (516) 227-8930

Nassau County seniors who are unable to cook their own meals or go grocery shopping may be able to receive free hot meals delivered directly to their door. Meals are provided by the Wellness in Nutrition Program, which also offers nutrition counseling and food served in a congregate community setting. Residents must be aged 60 or above, limited in mobility and have no other local support system available in order to receive services.

Home Improvement Assistance Program

Address: 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Phone Number: (516) 624-6457

Oyster Bay residents who are aged 60 and up can receive interest-free loans to make a variety of home safety modifications and repairs. Loans are only required to be repaid if the home is sold or the title otherwise transferred. Some of the services recipients can get include installation of wheelchair ramps and stair glides, as well as the widening of doors to better accommodate mobility equipment. Seniors must be a homeowner and physically challenged to qualify for aid.

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.