Housekeeping Services for Seniors

Housekeeping Services for Seniors

When it comes to keeping one’s home in tip-top condition there are a variety of options for seniors to choose from. No longer are seniors limited to finding a one-size-fits-all housekeeping agency. With seniors aged 85 and up as the fastest growing demographic in America, it’s not hard to see why companies are starting to tailor more services towards this growing niche.

Seniors Helping Seniors

An excellent example of this is Seniors Helping Seniors, whose core mission is to utilize in-home senior care services to restore companionship and joy back into the senior’s life. They personally match a senior with another senior companion who fits their personality and needs. Tasks include light housekeeping, mowing the yard, buying groceries, and taking your loved one to the doctor’s office or on errands.

Families who live far away from their elderly parents can benefit greatly by Seniors Helping Seniors’ service through utilizing the company’s weekly 2-3 hour in-home visit to touch base with the senior. Activities performed during this visit may include checking the fridge to make sure they have enough food, checking medication levels, light housekeeping, and cooking meals.

Services Offered by Senior Housekeeping Services

Senior housekeeping services play a valuable role in keeping seniors at home for as long as possible. It allows the senior to continue to live independently while receiving much needed help in daily or weekly housekeeping chores.

Senior housekeeping services can help with an array of housekeeping needs such as:

  • General cleaning
  • Vacuuming
  • Dusting
  • Cleaning counter tops, stoves, and ovens
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Wiping down kitchen appliances
  • Organizing closets and cupboards
  • Mopping floors
  • Laundry and pressing clothes
  • Polishing silverware
  • Taking out the trash
  • Making beds

Some senior housekeeping services also include cooking meals and preparing weekly or monthly medications. Talk with your local senior housekeeping provider about additional services that they may offer in addition to light cleaning.

Tips for Finding a Good Housekeeper

To find a local senior housekeeping service, start by talking with your friends to see whose services they have enjoyed. Good help is usually just a recommendation away.

Ask yourself what services you most need and at what price point. Would you rather have more tasks completed even if the work is not gleaming or would you prefer to have a focused room completely deep cleaned from top to bottom? Many companies offer a rotating deep cleaned area in addition to general housekeeping to ensure that the entire home looks its very best at all times.

When looking for a senior housekeeping service, check out their reviews. How have others enjoyed the service? Were the cleaners prompt, professional, and friendly? How did they treat their clients?

Make sure that there are healthy dynamics in place between the service provider and your loved one. If it doesn’t work out, don’t stress. You can try again with another service. One senior enjoyed talking to her housekeepers while they worked on different parts of the house, but as the housekeeper went from one room to the next, the senior would tell the housekeeper not to touch certain things and that she could skip other areas. The senior ended up paying for services that were never received- all because she interfered with the housekeeping process! This just goes to show that the dynamics work both ways.

Having a clean house is important, but ensuring trust and professionalism is just as essential.

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  1. housekeeping May 12, 2016 Reply

    We are able to help with your house cleansing possibly home or business.

    • Margaret smith May 4, 2017 Reply

      I need a house cleaner once a month. I live by Northgate shopping center

  2. Ann Silver June 22, 2016 Reply

    I am looking for a temporary house cleaner for about a month, weekly. They would help me with vacuuming and cleaning two bathrooms once a week. I live in Crowley, Tx. Thank you.

  3. M A Neuschwander September 28, 2016 Reply

    I am looking for a house keeper to clean for my mother, only once a month. In the Harrisburg area –
    Thank you

  4. Mary Lou Mercadante October 25, 2016 Reply

    I am looking for a lady or girl to vacuum, mop kitchen and bathroom and light dusting
    every 3 weeks. 2 people in our late 70’s. Ranch home 2 rooms, 1 kitchen, 1 bath.
    Willoughby Hills, Ohio 44094

  5. Rachel Scogin December 28, 2016 Reply

    Master bedroom and master bathroom, 1 half guest restroom, dinning room, living room, kitchen, hallway, entrance way. Some carpet and hardwood and tile. Dusting, venetian blinds cleaned, cabinets in bathroom and kitchen need cleaning.

    We are both in our 70’s and need some help on lower lever first to see what the the cost will be. If possible, would like this cleaning done every three (3) weeks.

    Please contact for more info.

  6. Celia January 8, 2017 Reply

    Hollywood, FL area

  7. Sandy Waggerman January 23, 2017 Reply

    I would like a housekeeper bi weekly needs to be bonded and license if possible

  8. Maty February 17, 2017 Reply

    Need someone to help get house cleaned and keep it that way. I am on oxygen and my husband is 70. What is the cost for someone to come a few hours twice weekly
    Thank you

  9. Debby March 26, 2017 Reply

    Looking for middle aged experienced housekeeper to assist family in deep cleaning 9 room Cape Cod. Husband is ridden w arthritis and one adult daughter is confined to wheelchair but is very intelligent and can assist with what needs to be done, etc. Immediate employment necessary and available!

  10. Margaret smith May 4, 2017 Reply

    I need a housekeeper, once a month, light work, live by Northgate Shopping Center, Cincinnati Ohio. My email address is Big Red 511 at Thank you

  11. Afton Jackson June 19, 2017 Reply

    My mother is getting older. We want to make sure she’s comfortable in her home, so we’re looking for a housekeeper that can keep her environment tidy. I didn’t realize how important it is to choose a service that can have good dynamics with your loved one to ensure they stay comfortable during the service. I’ll remember this info moving forward.

  12. Mary Ann Kenzie June 28, 2017 Reply

    I am looking for someone to help with cleaning once a month. I have a back condition and it is hard for me to vacuum and clean floors, clean bathrooms.

  13. Mary S. Hill August 28, 2017 Reply

    I am looking for someone to clean my apartment once a month at a reasonable price. I live in Charleston SC and am on a fixed income.

  14. Ridley Fitzgerald September 9, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for the great tips for finding some home care for seniors. My dad won’t leave his home, but I know he needs some help that we can’t always provide. I’ll be sure to start asking some friends to see if they’ve hired anyone recently.

  15. stella October 17, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for the great tips for finding some home care for seniors.

  16. natalie November 9, 2017 Reply

    Thanks For sharing it with us.

  17. rajesh chaudhary January 29, 2018 Reply

    your post is very helpful for housekeeping staff for seniors… thanxs for this post

  18. Charlene April 1, 2018 Reply

    Is there any such thing like bartering, still exchange money for light cleaning, mostly organization in the beggining. Maybe i could in turn help that person. For example, i like or do not mind washing dishes, folding clothes, dusting, maybe little groc shopping, things they could do for me, organize, and i can assist with possible ironing. Just thought that was or is a little different take on the whole idea, like one hand washes the other. Money still included, but the other batering would be taken into consideration.

  19. norm roberts April 10, 2018 Reply

    need general house cleaning service for small 2 bed room apt.

  20. Linda B Donovan June 11, 2018 Reply

    I am looking for someone to clean my in-laws house once a month in the Richfield mn area

  21. Pat June 24, 2018 Reply

    I need someone to clean my apartment size stove. This is a one time cleaning. I am elderly and can’t do this anymore.

  22. Phyllis Dodson July 22, 2018 Reply

    I need light house cleaning services once a month.

  23. MJ Bourgeois August 1, 2018 Reply

    in need of apartment cleaning every 2 weeks, reasonable rate, South Yarmouth on Cape Cod

  24. alistair wark August 13, 2018 Reply

    quote for cleaning an apartment

  25. edward reed August 22, 2018 Reply

    Nice post. Thank you for your sharing. we are providing housekeeping services in chennai and Facility Management in Chennai.

  26. Subarna Akter September 2, 2018 Reply

    Really Good article! Thanks for sharing..

  27. Deb VanArsdalen September 23, 2018 Reply

    Looking for a housekeeper for my mom for 2x a month in the Archbold Ohio area. Reasonay rate. On very fixed income

  28. Deb VanArsdalen September 23, 2018 Reply


  29. patricia marich October 14, 2018 Reply

    I am trying to find light housing for a senior disabled friend who lives in livonia MI. possibly twice a month. Must be resonably priced

  30. Lori Mendenhall November 5, 2018 Reply

    I have a friend who’s home is in complete disarray. We need to find someone who can come in and clean everything. The carpeting was torn out of the living room and major laundry needs to be done along with all the regulars. If there is any group out in the Gardnerville Nevada area that is interested or knows someone to call please contact me. Thank you.

  31. Lori Mendenhall November 5, 2018 Reply

    I forgot to include she is a single 71 year that needs help desperately.

  32. Kathleen Sanford November 9, 2018 Reply

    I need a reliable bonded house cleaner. I’m disabled and cannot clean my house. I’m on a fixed income and cannot afford to pay alot. Does anyone clean according to what they can afford to pay

  33. Isabella Miram December 7, 2018 Reply

    I am looking for help from a nice lady to run the vacuum cleaner, clean kitchen floor, to clean high places, I can’t reach, behind the bed, base boards, had back surgery and these chores are very difficult for me. One a month is fine. Flexible when needed more.

  34. Commercial cleaners Melbourne December 20, 2018 Reply

    Housekeeping professionals are usually hired on regular basis instead of occasional cleaning tasks. They can perform full on cleaning services including vacuuming, wiping, dusting, furniture cleaning, polishing and many others. You should contact them online and get yourself about the various services and facilities are being provided.

  35. dennise rayla January 2, 2019 Reply

    i would likw to find a service in mobile alabama…can you help

  36. Debbra patras January 13, 2019 Reply

    Looking for someone to do house cleaning for my mother in laurel nebraska needs help as healing from broken arm.

  37. rochelle January 22, 2019 Reply

    I would like more information for an elderly, home bonded lady in Blue Springs, MO What are your rates?

  38. Janice Bennett April 25, 2019 Reply

    I am looking for house cleaning help every 2 weeks. I am disabled and in my late 60s and my husband is in his 70s. We aren’t able to clean our home very well any more. Home organization would be helpful too. We need to keep the costs down as much as possible. Thank you.

  39. Bill Daly June 12, 2019 Reply

    Light housekeeping, One or two days a week. Consisting of the following, General Cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, moping floors.
    No laundry, pressing, bed making, taking out trash, or other things that we can do. We want to still be active but I am 97 and my wife is 90 and things get to be a little difficult at times,

  40. Michael Harding July 7, 2019 Reply

    We are looking for a someone to clean a small two- bedroom house in Angola Indiana weekly for a 90 year old family member. General services to include dusting, vacuuming, cleaning small bathroom and mopping down tiled flooring.

  41. Felix F. Hernandez August 6, 2019 Reply

    I’m looking for someone to come clean my apartment.

  42. Christina N Ozuna August 20, 2019 Reply

    Im a hard worker love working with the elderly I speak englih an Spanish .

  43. Arline wydra September 1, 2019 Reply

    House cleaning oven dusting vac

  44. Mary Wade September 8, 2019 Reply

    I am interested in help 3 days a week if needed, approx. 3 hours a day, To do laundry, cook dinner, clean a single bedroom, bath , kitchen, open area. Maybe some times water flowers and small amount of patio blowing off. Work will be distributed between the three days. I am a widow 84 and need some help.

  45. Peggy Jones September 19, 2019 Reply

    House cleaner wanted: includes laundry, and perhaps some meal preparation 2 elderly people, dog & cat

  46. Nita September 26, 2019 Reply

    I am looking for house cleaner for senior couple who live in
    Don mill

  47. Christine Burnley October 7, 2019 Reply

    General cleaning for single 70 year old disabled retired teacher. All first floor, only 3-4 rooms, occasional laundry, NO heavy work. North end of Pottstown; One day per week; flexible schedule; reasonable salary.

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