Vancouver, a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in Washington, is a great choice for seniors who like to have both nature and great amenities nearby. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, there’s plenty for nature lovers to see and experience. Inside the city, there are some great historical and cultural sites, such as Fort Vancouver or the Pierson Field and Air Museum. Ranked as one of the best places to retire in Washington, Vancouver has a population of 184,463, 15.3% of whom are seniors aged 65 and over. There are a number of excellent health care facilities available to seniors in the city, including the Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center.

Vancouver has a great selection of high-quality home health care programs. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the average cost of homemaker services in Vancouver is $5,590, which is well above the national average of $4,290. The average cost of home health aide services is $5,720 compared to the national average of $4,385.

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

Total Care

9105 NE Highway 99, Suite 202, Bldg. A, Vancouver, WA, 98665

Total Care is good. The caregiver does exactly what we need her to do and she’s a great companion for my father-in-law, so things are good. So far, it’s been efficient and all our problems have been f … (read more)
Total Care is good. The caregiver does exactly what we need her to do and she’s a great companion for my father-in-law, so things are good. So far, it’s been efficient and all our problems have been f … (read more)

ABRA

7831 SE Stark St. Suite 210, Portland, OR, 97215

My parents use ABRA and we have a 24-hour caregiver. My father has been declining, so at this point he is bedridden. They have been caring for him. The caregivers are great. I have been really happy w … (read more)
My parents use ABRA and we have a 24-hour caregiver. My father has been declining, so at this point he is bedridden. They have been caring for him. The caregivers are great. I have been really happy w … (read more)

Seventh Generation Eldercare

1101 Broadway St Ste 210 , Vancouver, WA, 98660

We have just started with Seventh Generation Eldercare. It was probably six months the most. They help my wife who has dementia. She fell and broke her hip, so basically they do whatever they can do t … (read more)
We have just started with Seventh Generation Eldercare. It was probably six months the most. They help my wife who has dementia. She fell and broke her hip, so basically they do whatever they can do t … (read more)

Home Instead – Vancouver, WA

9120 NE Vancouver Mall Loop, Suite 240, Vancouver, WA, 98662

Very responsive, and wonderful communication.
Very responsive, and wonderful communication.

ServeWell

999 3rd Ave, Ste 4550, Seattle, WA, 98104

ServeWell was providing care for my mom. They helped her with things like helping her to and from her bed to the restroom, administering her medications, and things that she couldn’t do on her own. Th … (read more)
ServeWell was providing care for my mom. They helped her with things like helping her to and from her bed to the restroom, administering her medications, and things that she couldn’t do on her own. Th … (read more)

Senior Helpers of Vancouver Washington

108 South East 124th AVenue Suite 9 , Vancouver, WA, 98684

Senior Helpers of Portland/Vancouver is the premier provider of in-home senior care. We offer tailored home care services ranging from companion care for seniors who need daily assistance to in-depth … (read more)
Senior Helpers of Portland/Vancouver is the premier provider of in-home senior care. We offer tailored home care services ranging from companion care for seniors who need daily assistance to in-depth … (read more)

Comfort Keepers

406 SE 131 Avenue Suite 205, Vancouver, WA, 98683

We used Comfort Keepers, Vancouver for 6 months and they were great. My father was in hospice (at home) and my mother also required help. Kelly was most accommodating to our ever-changing schedule. Ea … (read more)
We used Comfort Keepers, Vancouver for 6 months and they were great. My father was in hospice (at home) and my mother also required help. Kelly was most accommodating to our ever-changing schedule. Ea … (read more)

2017

Touchmark at Fairway Village

2911 SE Village Loop, Vancouver, WA, 98683

Touchmark is wonderful. Our caregiver really feels like part of our family. I would recommend services to all my friends and family 🙂
Touchmark is wonderful. Our caregiver really feels like part of our family. I would recommend services to all my friends and family 🙂

Divine Home Health Care

4555 NE 66th Ave, Vancouver, WA, 98661

The gentleman from Cochran Health Care called me. He came out to the home and met with my parents and me, and we had a good rapport. I just felt that he was very caring and it turned out that he did p … (read more)
The gentleman from Cochran Health Care called me. He came out to the home and met with my parents and me, and we had a good rapport. I just felt that he was very caring and it turned out that he did p … (read more)

Homewatch CareGivers Serving Vancouver, WA

12214 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Suite 201, Vancouver, WA, 98684

Very cooperative, quality staff. We appreciate caregiver matching so we have the perfect fit for our parents.
Very cooperative, quality staff. We appreciate caregiver matching so we have the perfect fit for our parents.

Home Care Masters

901 Rainier Avenue North, Renton, WA, 98057

Having an elderly and frail parent is difficult for anyone, but i have received excellent support and help from Home Care Masters. My father needs 24- hour a day assistance, and Home Care Masters has … (read more)
Having an elderly and frail parent is difficult for anyone, but i have received excellent support and help from Home Care Masters. My father needs 24- hour a day assistance, and Home Care Masters has … (read more)

Community Home Health & Hospice

14508 NE 20th Avenue, Suite 201, Vancouver, WA, 98686


Addus HomeCare

11805 NE 99th St, Ste 1370, Vancouver, WA, 98682

I hired Addus HomeCare Vancouver for my husband. They watched him during the night to make sure his oxygen was on. I hired them instead of other agencies because they were willing to work with the ins … (read more)
I hired Addus HomeCare Vancouver for my husband. They watched him during the night to make sure his oxygen was on. I hired them instead of other agencies because they were willing to work with the ins … (read more)

ComForcare Home Care – Vancouver

9013 NE Hwy 99 #Q, Vancouver, WA, 98665

These people r real straight shooters. Totally committed to their clients and how to make them more comfortable. Their caregivers r just the same top notch caliber. Full service or just a wee bit. It … (read more)
These people r real straight shooters. Totally committed to their clients and how to make them more comfortable. Their caregivers r just the same top notch caliber. Full service or just a wee bit. It … (read more)

Interim HealthCare of Portland, OR

9498 SW Barbur Blvd., Suite 310, Portland, OR, 97219

As a trustee of a family trust, I hired Interim HealthCare to provide personal care services to my 98 year old friend, in the final days of her life. She lived in an assisted living facility and afte … (read more)
As a trustee of a family trust, I hired Interim HealthCare to provide personal care services to my 98 year old friend, in the final days of her life. She lived in an assisted living facility and afte … (read more)

SYNERGY HomeCare of Vancouver

4317 NE Thurston Way, Suite #230, Vancouver, WA, 98662

We used Synergy Homecare for my parents. It was great and they were helpful. They came out and did a concise but effective evaluation and they were able to provide someone within less than a week to g … (read more)
We used Synergy Homecare for my parents. It was great and they were helpful. They came out and did a concise but effective evaluation and they were able to provide someone within less than a week to g … (read more)

White Dove Foster Home

7040 Southeast 122nd Drive,, Portland, OR, 97236


Visiting Angels

400 E. Evergreen Blvd. , Ste. 112, Vancouver, WA, 98660


Athena Home Care Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 65070, Vancouver, WA, 98665


ResCare HomeCare Vancouver, Washington

10000 NE 7th Ave, Suite 150, Vancouver, WA, 98685


Vancouver 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 Vancouver:

Weatherization Assistance Program

Address: 2001 6th Ave., Suite 2600, Seattle, WA 98121
Phone Number: (206) 256-6100

The federal government and Washington State offer Weatherization Assistance Programs for individuals and families with low-incomes. Priority is given to households with seniors and disabled residents. It provides services to reduce utility costs by increasing energy efficiency. Some of the services that can be offered include ceiling and wall insulation, broken window replacement and heating system improvements.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Address: 1200 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663
Phone Number: (360) 992-3000

The LIHEAP helps low-income households pay for heating services. To be eligible, applicants must meet income guidelines (e.g. for a one-person household, the monthly income must not exceed $1,595). Seniors and disabled individuals will be given priority. The program pays for a range of home heating fuels, including electricity, natural gas, oil, wood and propane.

Lifeline Discounted Phone Service

Address: P.O. Box 7081, London, KY 40742
Phone Number: (800) 234-9473

Lifeline is a federally funded program to help make communication more affordable for vulnerable consumers. The service cuts the cost of monthly phone and internet bills for seniors. To be eligible, applicants must have an income of 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines and/or receive benefits from a federal assistance program, such as Medicaid or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Eligible customers will receive up to $9.25 towards their bill.

Meals on Wheels

Address: 7710 SW 31st Ave., Portland, OR 97219
Phone Number: (503) 736-6325

Meals on Wheels is a meal delivery service for vulnerable seniors in Multnomah or Washington counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington. Kind volunteers deliver meals Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and weekend and holiday meals are also provided to those who have no other source of food. The program aims to provide at-risk seniors with nutrition, social interaction and support. The program is available to seniors over the age of 60.

Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program

Address: 1104 Main St., Suite 1, Plaza Level (Basement), Vancouver, WA 98660
Phone Number: (360) 695-5313

The Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program aims to facilitate legal aid for low-income members of Clark County through a team of volunteers. Their Elder Law program assists seniors who are facing multiple legal problems or legal concerns that are made more difficult because of their age. Attorneys provide assistance with a range of issues, including family law, housing, debt and wills.

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.