If you find yourself short on time, but with a long to-do list, consider hiring a concierge service. The companies provide services like running errands, house cleaning and repair, bill payments, meal delivery, and grocery shopping at an affordable rate. Home bound seniors and full-time working caregivers may find concierge services to be a valuable service in the long run.
Concierge services are popping up everywhere. Taskrabbit is a service that allows you to post your tasks online. Professionals in Cincinnati will send you proposals for the project and you can choose who to hire.
Amazon, the giant online retailer, now offers Amazon Home Services. The concierge service is available in Cincinnati and is easy to use. Simply choose a prepackaged service and pay using your Amazon account’s preferred payment method. You can also get quotes from professionals for special projects.
If you prefer using local companies, try these concierge services in and around Cincinnati.
Full Circle Concierge and Lifestyle Management Services saves you time. The errand service helps with grocery shopping, companion visits, escort to doctor appointments, light housekeeping, meal prep, bookkeeping assistance, pet care, bill paying, and pick up and drop off of prescriptions and other items. You can purchase packages or pay hourly. Seniors receive 10 percent off hourly rates and larger percentages off packages.
GrubHub makes mealtimes quick and easy. Whether you are a full-time working caregiver or a homebound senior, the restaurant delivery app can deliver fresh meals to your home quickly. There are 11 restaurants in the Cincinnati area that use the app including Los Potrillos, Amol India Restaurant, Marrakech Moroccan Café and Grill, Mynt, China Gourmet, and Smoothie King. Delivery fees vary by location.
Just Ask and Consider It Done is a residential concierge service in Cincinnati. The company takes care of cleaning, moving and packing, unpacking, event planning, pet sitting, computer services, and personal services. Contact the company for a quote. The minimum is two hours for any of the services.
Green Bean Delivery is for seniors and caregivers that love fresh organic produce and natural groceries delivered to their door. You shop online with your subscription-based membership and the shoppers collect and pack your order. Delivery is free.
Cincy Bite is another restaurant delivery service exclusive to the city. You can place orders from eateries like China Gourmet, Jefferson Social, Gilpin’s, and Mr. Sushi. Delivery fees range between $4.99 and $6.99 depending on the distance. The minimum delivery is $15. You can expect your delivery in about an hour.
Concierge service employees typically have access to your personal information like bank accounts, credit cards, and medical records as they pay bills and run errands. Make sure the company screens the employees carefully and trains them in HIPAA and other privacy trainings. You can usually find reviews online for just about any company and some companies may be listed and rated on the Better Business Bureau.
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