Charlotte, North Carolina ranks #6 for one of the best cities to live in the United States and #23 as one of the best retirement locations according to the U.S. News and World Report. Charlotte’s size and diversity allows for affordable housing choices. It combines quaint, Southern neighborhoods with a robust urban area, providing a variety of homes and townhomes, including retirement centers, from which to choose. State-of-the-art health facilities are easily accessible with a reliable public transportation system. Charlotte has temperate weather year-round enabling residents to enjoy various urban entertainment venues, all with gorgeous parks and golf courses located throughout the city. 

Charlotte is the most populous city in North Carolina with a population of 885,708, of which roughly 10%, are 65 years or older. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the national averages for home-health services costs are $4,290 for homemaker services and $4,385 for home health aides, and Charlotte falls below these. Homemaker services run $3,890, and home health aides run $4,195 in this city.

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

2019, 2020, 2021

Visiting Angels – Charlotte, NC

125 Floyd Smith Drive, Suite 180, Charlotte, NC, 28262

She helps solve problems with the house phone. She also helps empties out the garbage. We have a great person that comes over three times a week to help my dad.
She helps solve problems with the house phone. She also helps empties out the garbage. We have a great person that comes over three times a week to help my dad.

2018, 2020

HomeWatch CareGivers Serving Charlotte and Surrounding Areas

8301 University Executive Park Dr, Ste 120, Charlotte, NC, 28262

I can’t make my bed or do lots of other things for myself. I can’t do very much, and they help me out with everything. They help me out a whole lot with everything. If I didn’t have them, I don’t kno … (read more)
I can’t make my bed or do lots of other things for myself. I can’t do very much, and they help me out with everything. They help me out a whole lot with everything. If I didn’t have them, I don’t kno … (read more)

2018, 2019

Right at Home Charlotte and Lake Norman

107 Kilson Drive, Mooresville, NC, 28117

I only had a person come for two days and she drove me to my appointment stayed at the hotel with me and drove me back home. I liked that they accommodated all my needs.
I only had a person come for two days and she drove me to my appointment stayed at the hotel with me and drove me back home. I liked that they accommodated all my needs.

2019, 2020, 2021

Right at Home Belmont, NC

100 N. Main Street, Suite 107, Belmont, NC, 28012

They are very good with her when she is difficult. They are very patient with her. They are always willing to be flexible and work with us.
They are very good with her when she is difficult. They are very patient with her. They are always willing to be flexible and work with us.

2018, 2019, 2020

Home Instead – Charlotte, NC

2151 Hawkins St, Charlotte, NC, 28217

All the sitters that helped my mother were very sweet!
All the sitters that helped my mother were very sweet!

Creative Home Care Solutions, Inc.

101 Gannaway St., Suite 8, Jamestown, NC, 27282

Creative home care has been assisting my grandmother for 3 years now! The care they provide for her is very much appreciated. I highly recommend them. The care givers are very respectful and trustwort … (read more)
Creative home care has been assisting my grandmother for 3 years now! The care they provide for her is very much appreciated. I highly recommend them. The care givers are very respectful and trustwort … (read more)

Aroga Home Care Services

8124 Lynwood square, Waxhaw, NC, 28173

We feel like the caregivers that worked with my mother-in-law were sent from God. We had two different ones and each of them was special in their own way. They felt like family members and truly car … (read more)
We feel like the caregivers that worked with my mother-in-law were sent from God. We had two different ones and each of them was special in their own way. They felt like family members and truly car … (read more)

Always Best Care of Charlotte

6701 Fairview Rd., Charlotte, NC, 28210

Services were geared according to need. We were looking at rehab and they were willing to see what was needed. Very flexible and focused needs of patient All caregivers were on time We had a great … (read more)
Services were geared according to need. We were looking at rehab and they were willing to see what was needed. Very flexible and focused needs of patient All caregivers were on time We had a great … (read more)

Bluebird Homecare – Charlotte

6201 Fairview Rd, #200, Charlotte, NC, 28210

My husband isn’t able to stay at home by himself. I need someone to stay with him for a few hours while I do errands. We were paired with a wonderful caregiver. She is kind, knowledgeable, flexible … (read more)
My husband isn’t able to stay at home by himself. I need someone to stay with him for a few hours while I do errands. We were paired with a wonderful caregiver. She is kind, knowledgeable, flexible … (read more)

Home Care Freedom

10130 Mallard Creek Rd #399, Charlotte, NC, 28262

We have been using Home Care Freedom since April. They help us out with cooking, with cleaning, and with light medical work like bathing. They help my uncle. The caregivers are amazing; they’re awesom … (read more)
We have been using Home Care Freedom since April. They help us out with cooking, with cleaning, and with light medical work like bathing. They help my uncle. The caregivers are amazing; they’re awesom … (read more)

HomeWell Care Services of Charlotte NC

17105 Kenton Drive Suite 206C, Cornelius, NC, 28031

At HomeWell of Charlotte, NC we provide home care for seniors and others who are struggling to manage day-to-day activities like grooming, bathing, cooking or even running errands. Our knowledgeable C … (read more)
At HomeWell of Charlotte, NC we provide home care for seniors and others who are struggling to manage day-to-day activities like grooming, bathing, cooking or even running errands. Our knowledgeable C … (read more)

Home Instead Senior Care – Cornelius, NC

19700 Catawba Ave, Suite F, Cornelius, NC, 28031

knowledgeable, answer all questions, customer oriented.
knowledgeable, answer all questions, customer oriented.

Rite Home Health Care Services

2750 E W.T. Harris Blvd #208, Charlotte, NC, 28213


Bluedot Cares – Charlotte, NC

2915 Whitehall Park Dr, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC, 28273

BlueDot has been working with families since 2002 helping their loved ones stay safe in their homes. We would be honored to speak with you about services!
BlueDot has been working with families since 2002 helping their loved ones stay safe in their homes. We would be honored to speak with you about services!

Senior Helpers – Charlotte, NC

9307 Monroe Road Suite P, Charlotte, NC, 28270

When faced with decisions about home care Senior Helpers realizes you have questions. Senior Helpers has answers. Senior Helpers has guided thousands of families through care plans to find the one be … (read more)
When faced with decisions about home care Senior Helpers realizes you have questions. Senior Helpers has answers. Senior Helpers has guided thousands of families through care plans to find the one be … (read more)

BrightStar Care Charlotte S

1900 Abbott St, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC, 28203

They taught my family to change bandages as well as do the job themselves. Every nurse was punctual.
They taught my family to change bandages as well as do the job themselves. Every nurse was punctual.

HomeCare.com

7925 Jones Branch Drive, Suite LL 140, Mclean, VA, 22102

I’m using HomeCare.com for my husband. We’re content. They have very qualified personnel. It’s easy billing, and it’s easy to contact them. They provide companionship, and they drive him around. I’m g … (read more)
I’m using HomeCare.com for my husband. We’re content. They have very qualified personnel. It’s easy billing, and it’s easy to contact them. They provide companionship, and they drive him around. I’m g … (read more)

Home Care Helpers

211 South Center Street, Suite 212, Statesville, NC, 28677

Before my mother-in-law passed away, we had in-home care for her from Home Care Helpers. We used them for less than a week. They were there for a few days before she went back to the hospital. They we … (read more)
Before my mother-in-law passed away, we had in-home care for her from Home Care Helpers. We used them for less than a week. They were there for a few days before she went back to the hospital. They we … (read more)

Affordable HomeCare

15270 Brixham Hill Ave, Suite 376, Charlotte, NC, 28277

The service I’m getting from Affordable Homecare is the CNA. We get eight hours a day of CNA care who mainly just need to be here in case my wife has another seizure. So far, the caregivers have been … (read more)
The service I’m getting from Affordable Homecare is the CNA. We get eight hours a day of CNA care who mainly just need to be here in case my wife has another seizure. So far, the caregivers have been … (read more)

Carepoint Inc

6401 Carmel Rd Suite 201, Charlotte, NC, 28209

My mother had rotator cuff surgery earlier this year, thus needing some help around the house. The whole process of getting her some help with Carepoint was so easy. The lady Carepoint picked to hel … (read more)
My mother had rotator cuff surgery earlier this year, thus needing some help around the house. The whole process of getting her some help with Carepoint was so easy. The lady Carepoint picked to hel … (read more)

Charlotte 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 Charlotte:

NCDHHS Aging and Adult Services

Address: 2011 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2101
Phone Number: (919) 855-3400

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services strives to facilitate independence and enhance the process of aging through a community-based system of services, opportunities, protections, and benefits. Seniors, families and caregivers can find numerous options to develop care plans to help seniors remain independent and various ways to help when it is time to move toward assisted living.

Centralina Area Agency on Aging

Address: 9815 David Taylor Dr., Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone Number: (704) 0372-2416

Centralina AAA is committed to helping people with disabilities and older adults reside in their communities independently and with dignity. Centralina AAA offers programs to help individuals using both families and agency services and support. Services include adult day care/health, caregiver support services, home-delivered meals, housing and home improvement, information and options counseling, in-home aides, legal assistance, lunch bunch/group meals, senior centers and transportation.

Charlotte Senior Centers

Shamrock Senior Center

Address: 320 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215
Phone Number: (980) 314-1175

Tyvola Senior Center

Address: 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28215
Phone Number: (980) 314-1320                            

Charlotte’s senior centers provide an array of programs designed to improve cognitive and physical health, widen senior’s support systems and provide assistance finding services to help them remain independent. The centers utilize the nationally recognized Health Promotion/Disease Prevention programs to design classes, including exercise opportunities, health programs and education programs.

Aging in Place

Address: Housing & Neighborhood Services, 600 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: (704) 336-3380

Aging in Place is an innovative program developed by the City of Charlotte to help senior homeowners continue living in their own homes independently and comfortably, despite age, income, or ability.  Low-income/moderate-income senior homeowners have the opportunity to age in place” with the assistance of grants through an easy application process.

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

Address: Valerie C. Woodard Center Suite 1800, 3205 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208
Phone Number: (704) 432-1111

The Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services helps eligible households through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP). LIEAP is a federally funded program that provides a one-time direct vendor payment of $300, $400 or $500 to prevent disconnection or account delinquency of electricity.

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.