Dallas Concierge Services
Concierge service used to be a perk most people only encountered when they stayed in an upscale hotel, but the rise of online service providers has made it possible for most of us to save time and effort with concierge services. In Dallas, you’ll find dozens of companies ready to help with errands, grocery delivery, housecleaning, pet care, and home maintenance. These services can be a lifeline to seniors who are homebound, busy caregivers, and family members who can’t help in person.
A concierge service by any other name
Today’s mass-market concierge services often call themselves something else. For example, TaskRabbit can connect you to helpers who stand in line at the driver’s license office, staff your party buffet table, and deliver your dinner. Here are some other helpful Dallas-area services.
Amazon Home Services connects customers to local service providers to clean up your home and yard, tackle repair and remodeling projects, put together your new furniture, and help you figure out your home computer. Providers are listed by invitation after passing background and licensing checks.
Amazon Prime Now offers free 2-hour and low-cost 1-hour delivery on a large selection of groceries, computer gear, pet items, and more in the Dallas area. The service is for Amazon Prime subscribers on smartphone and tablet only.
Artizone is grocery delivery for locavores with delivery fees as low as $5.95 (and free delivery on orders over $120). Artizone delivers from Dallas Caramel Company, Holy Cow Beef, and dozens of other local businesses.
Favor is a great way to satisfy cravings from local restaurants. Dallas eateries Favor delivers from include Torchy’s Tacos, Liberty Burger and Café Izmir. Favor charges $5 plus 5% of the delivery item cost plus an optional tip.
GroceriesCheck charges a flat fee ($30 per orders of $100 or less, 30% of orders over $100) for deliveries from Albertson’s, Central Market, CVS, Kroger, Market Street, Sprouts, Tom Thumb, Walgreens, Walmart, and Whole Foods.
Handy offers regular housekeeping and next-day cleaning services across Dallas. One-time service is booked through Handy’s smartphone app. Handy bills by the hour.
Lifting the Burden is a local business that offers errand service for $35 to $45 per hour along with prescription and grocery delivery and other tasks.
OnPoint Concierge offers specialized senior services (meal preparation, wellbeing checks, appointment management, and social time) at a 25% discount for clients over age 65. Rates start at $60 per hour.
Prestigious Pets helps Dallas area pet owners with dog-walking and pet sitting services. Dog-walking starts at $20 for 20-30 minutes.
Check your concierge options
To find your best options, check out a few providers before you hire someone or place an order. Scope out their reviews online, get input from friends and neighbors, and make sure you understand whether and how each company screens, insures and trains its employees or contractors. The right concierge service can save you lots of time over the long run, so a little homework up front is worth it.
Learn more about Dallas Senior Services:
- Dallas Rehab Centers
- Dallas Senior Centers
- Dallas Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors
- Dallas Hospitals
- Things to Do in Dallas
- Senior-Friendly Workplaces in Dallas
- Dallas Veterans Support Groups
- How to Get Around Dallas Without Driving
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