In-Home Service, Non-Medical Care

In-Home Service, Non-Medical Care Providers in Allegheny County

Even as we grow older and potentially have to deal with challenging healthcare issues, we still want to remain confident and comfortable in our own homes. Private duty home care is a type of non-medical home care service that enables older adults to do just that.

In-Home Service, Non-Medical Care can include:
• meal preparation
• personal care
• light housekeeping
• grocery shopping
• local transportation
• laundry
• medication reminders

Services can be rendered on either a short- or long-term basis right in your residence. Fees vary so contact the individual provider for rates and payment information.

In-Home Service, Non-Medical Care Providers in Allegheny County

Care at Home
(724) 339-1117

ComForcare Senior Services
(412) 521-4700

Dignity Home Care Professionals
(412) 415-3168

Eastern Area Adult Services
(412) 829-9250

Gallagher Home Health Services
(412) 279-7800

Guardian Angel Home Care Services
(412) 492-8290

Home Instead Senior Care
(888) 850-6056

Preferred Care at Home
(412) 253-2830

Presbyterian SeniorCare at Home
(412) 828-6686

(888) 860-2273

This is not a comprehensive list.

“Personal Directions for Quality Living” Form
The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care has a useful form called “My Personal Directions for Quality Living” that can be used by anyone for their personal directed care. The form encourages communication between those who might need care and those who provide care. The form lists 14 categories where (potential) care receivers can write in their wishes. Fill out the form, sign and date it, and give a copy to your family so they can share it, as the need arises, with your caregivers. The form can be downloaded at

Following are the 14 categories listed on the form:
• I want my caregivers to know
• the way I like to awaken and begin my day
• the way I relax and prepare to sleep at night
• activities I enjoy
• things I would like to have in my room
• foods that I enjoy for comfort and fun
• things I do not like
• I become anxious when
• things that calm or soothe me
• things that make me laugh
• religious preference
• at the end of my life I would like
• for more information about me, please talk to
• other

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