It is hard for older adults to have a stranger come into their homes and help with tasks that they have done on their own most of their lives. Yet, even a few hours of help from the right person can make all the difference in the world, easing their fears and stress and improving their functional independence and emotional life satisfaction.
- Ruth Friedman,
Founder and President
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Hourly service


An hourly caregiver works a minimum of four hours up to a maximum of twelve hours per shift per day. 

  • Schedules are tailored to fit the client's needs. 
  • When a caregiver is needed 24 hours, it is provided by two caregivers in 12-hour shifts and may require four caregivers to cover a full week. 
  • No client will be billed overtime without prior approval.  
  • Services can be cancelled at any time with 24 hours notice. 

Rates include caregiver, clinical case manager and 24-hour phone support

Please call 847-256-1705 for current rates

Additional Expenses
Mileage
If the caregiver employs their own vehicle in service to the client, the standard rate of 55 cents per mile will be billed to the client.  If the caregiver uses the client's vehicle, there is no additional expense.  It recommended that the client review their auto policy to ensure that additional drivers are covered. 

Holidays
Time-and-a-half holidays include Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day.
Double-time holidays include Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.