Franklin, TN is known for its rolling hills and Southern charm. The city, which was named a Distinctive Destination for its rich history, features numerous landmarks and abundance of cultural interest in its downtown Main Street historic district, where seniors can enjoy a variety of antique shops, local boutiques and art galleries. With its pleasant climate, outdoor activities such as fishing and hiking can be enjoyed year-round, and the city plays host to many annual festivals, concerts and parades. Chosen as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire Magazine, it’s no surprise that of its 83,097 residents, 12.3% are aged 65 and older.

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, the average cost of both homemaker services and home health aide services in the Franklin area is $4,185 per month. While slightly more expensive than statewide averages for the same care services, these costs fall below the national averages of $4,481 per month for homemaker services and $4,576 per month for home health aide services.

Note: Home care cost data was not available for Franklin, so data for the closest city, Nashville, was used. 

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

2021

Home Instead – Franklin, TN

1276 Lewisburg Pike, Suite C, Franklin, TN, 37064

Bringing my mother home was only made possible by Home In Stead. My mother needs 24/7 care. Home In Stead picked out 2 amazing Caregivers. Alice and Linda are true God sends!! My mother is bed ridd … (read more)
Bringing my mother home was only made possible by Home In Stead. My mother needs 24/7 care. Home In Stead picked out 2 amazing Caregivers. Alice and Linda are true God sends!! My mother is bed ridd … (read more)

One You Love Homecare Nashville

3401 Mallory Lane Suite 100, Franklin, TN, 37067

One You Love Homecare is a family owned and operated in-home assistance provider. We are a national franchise supported members with over fifty years of experience and outstanding reputations in the h … (read more)
One You Love Homecare is a family owned and operated in-home assistance provider. We are a national franchise supported members with over fifty years of experience and outstanding reputations in the h … (read more)

Right at Home Nashville

1321 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite 520, Nashville, TN, 37217

We have been so pleased with Right at Home! Mom enjoys each caregiver that comes in, especially, Teri! They have been very attentive and communicative with me really well and timely. I really apprecia … (read more)
We have been so pleased with Right at Home! Mom enjoys each caregiver that comes in, especially, Teri! They have been very attentive and communicative with me really well and timely. I really apprecia … (read more)

Always Best Care of Nashville

428 Lewisburg Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37064

Very dissapointed. Sent several people out and most were not able to do the job. There were a few really good ones but there were too many to really get to know any of them well. I will not be using t … (read more)
Very dissapointed. Sent several people out and most were not able to do the job. There were a few really good ones but there were too many to really get to know any of them well. I will not be using t … (read more)

Cornerstone Caregiving

4004 Hillsboro Pike Ste 238B , Nashville, TN, 37215

Welcome to Cornerstone Caregiving. We are a senior home care service that allows your loved ones to stay where they feel most comfortable: home. We are experienced senior care professionals who are wi … (read more)
Welcome to Cornerstone Caregiving. We are a senior home care service that allows your loved ones to stay where they feel most comfortable: home. We are experienced senior care professionals who are wi … (read more)

One Life – Nashville, TN

5001 Gallatin Pike Suite 5, Nashville, TN, 37216


Cura for Care

1900 Church St. Suite 300 , Nashville, TN, 37203

At Cura for Care, we’re on a mission to transform home care. We believe that top-tier care should be cost-effective, customized to the individual, and conducive to growth so individuals can enjoy heal … (read more)
At Cura for Care, we’re on a mission to transform home care. We believe that top-tier care should be cost-effective, customized to the individual, and conducive to growth so individuals can enjoy heal … (read more)

2018, 2019

Home Care Assistance of Nashville

443 Cool Springs Rd., Suite 110, Franklin, TN, 37067

They are the best caregivers. They are active, they don’t just come in and sit down in a chair. I like that they’re prompt.
They are the best caregivers. They are active, they don’t just come in and sit down in a chair. I like that they’re prompt.

Family’s Choice Caregivers, LLC

203 A Woodmont Circle, Nashville, TN, 37205

Caregivers were well-trained and experienced. They often suggested better ways to do things that wouldn’t have occurred to me. They were caring and compassionate and worked well with hospice during … (read more)
Caregivers were well-trained and experienced. They often suggested better ways to do things that wouldn’t have occurred to me. They were caring and compassionate and worked well with hospice during … (read more)

Progress Inc.

319 Ezell PIke, Nashville, TN, 37217

In my fifteen years of taking care of my parents with no family , I experienced more bad than good! I was forced to use many bad sitter services until a facility where my Mother was found Progress! Th … (read more)
In my fifteen years of taking care of my parents with no family , I experienced more bad than good! I was forced to use many bad sitter services until a facility where my Mother was found Progress! Th … (read more)

FirstLight HomeCare – Mt. Juliet/Smyrna/Murfreesboro/Nashville Franklin

504 Autumn Springs Court, Franklin, TN, 37067

A representative from this company came to my home to help with light housekeeping. I was very pleased with the quality of service and the integrity of the owners and the person they selected to best … (read more)
A representative from this company came to my home to help with light housekeeping. I was very pleased with the quality of service and the integrity of the owners and the person they selected to best … (read more)

Nurturing Care Services

1218 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN, 37217

I was pleasantly surprised when my caregiver came through my door! Not only she was professional in her appearance, but her personal demeanor made me feel right at ease. I told everyone about NCS &amp … (read more)
I was pleasantly surprised when my caregiver came through my door! Not only she was professional in her appearance, but her personal demeanor made me feel right at ease. I told everyone about NCS &amp … (read more)

Senior Helpers

109 Holiday Court Suite D1, Franklin, TN, 37067

We got Senior Helpers for my mom, and it is working very well. They were able to schedule to our convenience, and we’ve had no problems with billing. They were referred to us by my niece. We’ve be … (read more)
We got Senior Helpers for my mom, and it is working very well. They were able to schedule to our convenience, and we’ve had no problems with billing. They were referred to us by my niece. We’ve be … (read more)

Homewatch CareGivers of Nashville

7105 Peach Court, Suite 205, Brentwood, TN, 37027

We sought this company after hearing good things from a friend of ours, who used them for their mother. All I can say is my father fell in love with his caregiver, Marian. My father looks forward to h … (read more)
We sought this company after hearing good things from a friend of ours, who used them for their mother. All I can say is my father fell in love with his caregiver, Marian. My father looks forward to h … (read more)

Griswold Home Care

2000 Mallory Lane, Suite 130-126, Franklin, TN, 37067

We’re very happy and extremely satisfied with the caregivers we have from Griswold Home Care.
We’re very happy and extremely satisfied with the caregivers we have from Griswold Home Care.

Shine and Care at Home Of Nashville

.3918 Dickerson Pike, Suite 113, Nashville, TN, 37207

We just started using Shine and Care last week, and they are very kind and easy to work with. The caregiver is picking up the grocery stores on Wednesday and bringing him in and putting them up and pu … (read more)
We just started using Shine and Care last week, and they are very kind and easy to work with. The caregiver is picking up the grocery stores on Wednesday and bringing him in and putting them up and pu … (read more)

Brighter Days Home Care LLC – Murfreesboro, TN

2615 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN, 37129

Brighter Days has been very flexible and responsive to our needs. We have been impressed with the caregivers who have come to our home to stay with Matthew while he recovers from surgery and starts hi … (read more)
Brighter Days has been very flexible and responsive to our needs. We have been impressed with the caregivers who have come to our home to stay with Matthew while he recovers from surgery and starts hi … (read more)

Senior Solutions Home Care

38 Old Hickory Cove, Ste E250, Jackson, TN, 38305

If I only knew then what I am painfully aware of now, I would never have signed an agreement with Senior Solutions. They promise care and concern and deliver absolutely nothing. There clearly is a pat … (read more)
If I only knew then what I am painfully aware of now, I would never have signed an agreement with Senior Solutions. They promise care and concern and deliver absolutely nothing. There clearly is a pat … (read more)

SEI Healthcare

216 Centerview Dr, Suite 180 , Brentwood, TN, 37027

This is the most unpredictable company my family has ever dealt with..my sister in law is handicapped and can’t do anything for herself…when the sitters do show up, which is about half the time, the … (read more)
This is the most unpredictable company my family has ever dealt with..my sister in law is handicapped and can’t do anything for herself…when the sitters do show up, which is about half the time, the … (read more)

Good Samaritan Home Care, LLC

304 South Lowry, Suite C, Smyrna, TN, 37167


Franklin 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 Franklin:

Mid-Cumberland Homemaker

Address: 1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300, Nashville, TN 37217
Phone Number: (615) 850-3922

The Mid-Cumberland Homemaker program provides essential services to allow elderly and disabled individuals to continue living safely and independently in their own homes. Staff members assist with general household tasks, provide essential transportation and offer assistance with budgeting, bill paying and accessing community resources. They can also monitor clients to ensure they are not experiencing abuse or neglect. This program, which is run by the Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency, is available in 13 counties across Middle Tennessee, including Williamson County.

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Address: 29 West Fowlkes Street, Suite 136, Franklin, TN 37064 
Phone Number: (615) 790-5786

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) helps low-income seniors improve the energy efficiency of their home. This program, which is run by the Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency, may include services such as minor home repairs and modifications, insulation, air sealing and safety testing.

Meals-on-Wheels

Address: 1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300, Nashville, TN 37217
Phone Number: (615) 850-3910

The Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency’s Meals-on-Wheels program is available to seniors in communities across Middle Tennessee who are age 60 and older, homebound and unable to prepare their own meals. Hot, dietitian-planned meals are dropped off at seniors’ doors by friendly volunteers Monday to Friday. Pet food delivery can also be coordinated. In addition to home-delivered meals, the program offers congregate meals at local dining sites, nutrition education, supportive services and recreational activities.

Elderly, Disabled, and Veterans Services Program (EDVS)

Address: 233 Legends Drive, Suite 103, Lebanon, TN 37088
Phone Number: (615) 742-113

The Elderly, Disabled, and Veterans Services Program provides services, information and support to help seniors continue to enjoy an independent living situation. Services include a personal hygiene pantry, therapeutic programs, prescriptions, financial assistance and educational resources.

Mid-Cumberland In-Home Services

Address: 1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300, Nashville, TN 37217
Phone Number: (615) 850-3922

Mid-Cumberland In-Home Services is a licensed personal support service agency that provides coordinated, comprehensive non-medical support to seniors in Middle Tennessee so they can remain living independently in their own home. Staff members are trained to perform a full range of home services, including general household tasks such as cleaning and laundry, assistance with meal preparation and grocery shopping, medication reminders, help with personal care, emotional support and respite for caregivers.

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.