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Frederick’s First Choice for Senior Home Care and Elder Care Services

For over fifteen years, Home Care Assistance and our experienced caregivers have served seniors and their families with exceptional home care.

We provide older adults in Frederick and the broader community with one-on-one support that allows them to live safely and independently at home.

As the premier home care provider in Frederick, we have the deepest employee roster of skilled and compassionate caregivers. As a result, our Client Care Managers are able to match our clients to caregivers not only based on their home care needs, but also their personalities and interests.

Our 24/7 Guarantee means that we will be there when you need us – days, nights and weekends. Call us today to learn more or visit our office in Frederick.

We offer high quality, personalized care where seniors most prefer: at home.

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I cannot really find the words to say how ...

My wife Carol had a hard two-year struggle with incurable cancer, declining steadily until life was hardly more than a pin-hole. The last year I arranged for a caretaker for weekdays, and had help from my daughters, but in the fin...

-- Noam
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Dependable, calm, caring and trustworthy.

My sincere thanks to the staff at Home Care Assistance for coming to me in my 11th hour. Their caregiver helped me shower daily, make my bed, prepare meals and do some food shopping, light cleaning and laundry. She was a gem, alwa...

-- Patricia
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As a professional gerontologist and elder care consultant, I have used a number of home care agencies over the years, often with great frustration and disappointment. Working with Home Care Assistance is wonderful - cases run more...

-- Michele
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Supports independence without sacrificing ...

Our family has worked hard to honor our mother's wish to remain in her home as long as possible. Though my mom has dementia, she is still independent in many respects and enjoys getting out every day for walks and other activities...

-- Darlene
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Listens deeply and makes the right match.

Finding the right people to care for the seniors in my family is so important to me. Home Care Assistance helped me with my mother, who was quite elderly and suffered from dementia.  They were compassionate, thoughtful and very r...

-- Athena
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Would recommend them in a heartbeat.

Home Care Assistance is the best. I am personally indebted to the caregiver they sent me. She was professional, punctual, empathic, and willing to pitch in with mundane stuff like unloading the dishwasher.  I could not have been ...

-- Malcolm

Why Choose Home Care Assistance

We strive to provide the best concierge-level, customized service for older adults. Here are a few reasons, among many others:

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Daily Care Experts

We specialize in around the clock care to help seniors live well at home.


Available 24/7

Care managers are on call for clients and their families, even during nights and weekends.


High Caliber Caregivers

We typically hire only 1 in 25 applicants and provide ongoing training and supervision.


Balanced Care

Our unique approach to care promotes healthy mind, body and spirit.

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No Long Term Contracts

Use our services only as long as you're 100% satisfied.

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

Independent industry surveys place our client satisfaction rate at 97%.

A Trusted Partner

A Trusted Partner

We're honored to be Preferred Providers for professionals in both the medical and senior communities.

Cognitive Therapeutics

Cognitive Therapeutics

Our proprietary cognitive stimulation program addresses cognitive decline, building on our expertise in brain health.

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220-B Shorebird Street
Frederick MD 21701
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Meet The Care Team

Lauren McGraw

Head of Operations

Lauren McGraw has been in the health care field for 10 years. She is a Frederick native who was born and raised in New Market, MD. She graduated from Hood College and decided she wanted to continue to build her life in Frederick County. Lauren's passion for working with seniors started while working for a local durable medical equipment company when she graduated college. She quickly learned the great need that seniors had for education on the resources that are available to them. Frederick County has a vast array of services that can help prolong their health and independence and Lauren feels it's her duty to find ways to educate Frederick County seniors on how to access them. Lauren serves as a board member of the Elder Service Provider Council. She also was a dancer is the Alzheimer's Association 2016 Memory Ball. Lauren graduated from Leadership of Frederick County in 2016. She truly believes in the benefits of "Aging in Place" and is excited to be working for a company who can help seniors achieve that!

Ashley Leverette

Staffing Manager

Ashley has worked in home health care for over five years. She began as a caregiver in Augusta, Georgia, then as a Coordinator in Annapolis, Maryland. During that time she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, while raising three children and supporting her husband who is currently serving in the United States Army. Ashley moved to Frederick in 2017 and began working at the local hospital immediately. Throughout the years, she has worked in several areas of healthcare but her passion has always been in senior care. Ashley believes that compassion is an action and that it requires respect for another person’s independence, dignity, and long-term goals.

Joseph Munoz

Client Care Advisor

Joseph brings ten years of customer service experience to his role at Home Care Assistance. His love for helping clients and the ability to personally make a difference in someone's life is what motivates him. Joseph loves working with each client to help find the best solution for their needs. Relieving stress from families and helping seniors remain in their homes with proper care is what he finds most fulfilling in his role. His goal daily is to change the lives he comes across on each phone call and ensure they have the care needed. He looks forward to making a difference in the lives of local seniors!

Kim Guerci

Regional Director

Kim brings over 30 years of experience in long-term care to her role at Home Care Assistance. She also worked in therapeutic recreation for 13 years, sales and marketing for nine and operations for eight. In addition, Kim is trained in Alzheimer’s/dementia care.

One of her personal goals is to educate people on how to navigate long term care services. She feels at her best when she helps someone find the care they need. She loves home care because it allows people to remain in their own home for as long as possible. Kim looks forward to helping seniors in her community achieve their goal of aging in place.

Alicia Thompson

Staffing Manager

Alicia has been a resident of Frederick County Maryland for most of her life. Early on, Alicia was a stay at home mom to her three children. As her children grew, so did her desire to give back to others. Through the years of raising her children and managing her families growing needs, she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Health Care. She knew one day she wanted to serve her community, most particularly the senior population. Alicia has worked in senior care for over 10 years. She is dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of seniors within her community and surrounding counties. Alicia believes that every person has the right to decide how they want to age and should be respected for their choices. She also thinks that with encouragement and the proper care each senior can have a wonderful life in their retirement years.

Ty’riek Layne

Client Care Advisor

Ty'riek "Ty" Layne has worked for Home Care Assistance for almost three years in a variety of departments. He began as a Staffing Manager and was then promoted to Client Care Manager He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Biological and Medical Sciences with the goal of going to medical school and becoming a doctor. He would like to use his skills to improve the lives of those around him and decrease the health disparities within various underserved communities. Ty understands that care is not always easy to accept or cope with, so he is honored to be apart of providing families with the best experience possible.

Julia Jenkins

Client Care Advisor

Julia has worked in the home care industry since 2017 and enjoys making a positive impact on families during their search for home care. She is passionate about guiding families through what can seem like a daunting process and helping to make the process as pleasant and easy as possible. Julia strives to lead a balanced and holistic lifestyle and feels very passionate about our Balanced Care Method’s focus on holistic care. She loves knowing our clients are being cared for in this way and that we care for them in all areas of their lives. Making a difference in the lives of seniors in her community puts a smile on her face every day!

James Ferlin

Care Advisor Manager

James brings over 15 years of customer service experience to his position at Home Care Assistance. He prides himself on his ability to provide quality customer service and understand the needs of those he serves. He has a genuine passion for helping people, which is what drew him to the home care industry. He looks forward to making a difference in the lives of seniors and their loved ones every day.

Laura Contreras

Care Advisor

Laura has over a decade of experience in the medical field, where she has served as a medical assistant and front office manager. She is a certified MA with the state of California and worked for 10 years with an Internal Medicine DR who specialized in Geriatrics. Laura enjoys helping families and making them aware of all the options they have regarding home care. She hopes to help seniors live safely and independently at home.

Mary Mitchelle

RN Care Manager

Mary has worked primarily with the geriatric population for most of her 25 years as a nurse. She has two Bachelor degrees; one in counseling and the other in nursing. That combination serves her well in this field where she is not only caring medically but emotionally for her clients and their families. Mary's personal philosophy is to look for the humor in situations; life is short, approach it with joy.

Yvonne Razo

Care Advisor

Yvonne has over ten years of experience in the medical field, working for a large in-home respiratory provider. She worked closely with physicians and hospitals to provide life-sustaining equipment dedicated to keeping aging seniors in their own homes. Yvonne is skilled at working with clients’ loved ones to help ensure an easy transition even though the seniors may have difficult health issues. She finds fulfillment in knowing that working in the home care field makes a difference in clients’ lives in a time of need.

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Reasons For Considering Professional Home Care Assistance

There is no cure for getting older. It is a harsh truth we all must face at some point. But what about your loved ones who are in their senior years already? Seeing as aging can bring with it additional problems, someone you love might be in need of special care like those offered by Home Care Assistance. More specifically, if you need a professional to take care of your loved one in the comfort of their own home, these are definitely the people to talk to.

Caregiving for your loved ones in the comfort of their own house in Frederick Maryland

It is well-known that positive surroundings help to maintain a healthy mind and body. And what can be more positive than your own home? Now, consider how comfortable your loved one can be if their specific situation allows them to get treatment at home? Because there are professionals that offer in-home care. And they can be there for only a couple of hours, or they can be available 24/7, it is up to you. And if you think they only help with basics, think again. As mentioned, caretakers from Home Care Assistance can aid with multiple conditions.

Senior Care

First off, our caretakers offer conventional help for the elderly. This means they perform basic duties around the house while aiding with important routines like taking the right medicine at the right time or taking a bath and getting dressed.

Elderly Care

So, if you have a loved one who insists on staying home, they can have this pleasure if the right people are there to support them.

Alzheimer's Care

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's is a big challenge, both emotionally and physically. Also, it requires administering medicine, as well as medical knowledge in case of an emergency. You want someone you can trust throughout the day to provide the necessary support and care for your loved one, and Home Care Assistance will gladly help in this regard.

Parkinson's Disease Care

By now, everyone is aware of how difficult Parkinson's can make someone's life. And if you are responsible for a family member or friend diagnosed with this condition, you need all the help you can get. This isn't to say that life can't be enjoyed, but it also means following healthy routines. Let one of our caregivers assist with keeping life as comfortable as possible by applying their many talents.

Dementia Care

Just like the other conditions mentioned already, dementia will influence both cognitive and mental actions. And it is important that someone with experience and medical knowledge be on standby for this terminal disease. More specifically, there should be someone close-by who can react quickly if the situation calls for it.

Stroke Care

After suffering a stroke, it happens that partial paralysis occurs. In other words, it becomes very difficult for an elderly person to perform duties they could usually handle themselves. And if they can't get through basic routines, they might need to go to a facility. Although, the better alternative might be to hire in-home care. Then your loved one can better adapt to their challenging scenario.

Cancer Care

Nobody wants to really talk about how common cancer development becomes in elderly people. Even with the latest technology and science, millions of people suffer from it every day. It is also a condition that requires specific treatment, and this is why caretakers at Home Care Assistance offer in-home services. Because we want nothing more than for your loved ones to stay positive every step of the way.

About Our Caregiving Services

You should know that our caregivers are naturally friendly and only show up with positive attitudes. Not only will they impress their patients with their medical knowledge and experience, but they are determined to make them smile several times throughout the day.

Home Health Care

Home Health Aid

24 Hour Care

Full time and around the clock caregivers are also available for elder patients.