If you’ve noticed you’re having a harder time finishing all your chores or want to give a family caregiver a little assistance, you should consider concierge services. Concierge started as a service offered to upscale clients at fancy hotels, but thanks to online providers, it’s easier than ever to find services in your area. Concierge services are a great resource to have in your senior care arsenal.
You might have to a little digging to find concierge services because they often have different names like TaskRabbit. TaskRabbit is an errand service that provides concierge assistance like running to the store for groceries, light housekeeping, and even waiting in long lines, so you don’t have to leave the house. Here is a list of a few other concierge providers in the Omaha area.
Above & Beyond Cleaning Services goes above and beyond to make sure your house is clean. They handle regular house cleaning duties, carpet cleaning, air ducts, and rug cleaning. You can even have them detail certain rooms like the bathroom with their tile and grout service.
Amazon Home Services lists local professionals for a variety of home tasks. You can find licensed house cleaners, landscapers, and other skilled professionals. Also, everyone listed has undergone a background check.
CareMinders Home Care is a senior concierge service that offers different levels of assistance. The companion takes care of light chores and errands, personal care takes care of grooming tasks and mobility, and skilled nursing is for seniors that need medical attention in their home.
Counterparts can provide you with concierge services for everyday life like running errands, meal preparation, and pet sitting.
Hy-Vee Grocery Delivery is a relatively new service offered by Hy-Vee to certain areas, including Omaha. You can shop for all the items you normally would in-store through online purchase, and then someone will deliver them to your house.
Omaha Handyman Service helps you find a professional for any home repair job you might have. They can handle plumbing issues, electrical work, carpentry needs, painting projects, and more. They can also install appliances and manage outside maintenance.
Magic Kitchen is a California-based meal delivery service that delivers meals across the country including Nebraska. You can choose a meal plan or individual meals from their senior meal selections, and the frozen meals will be delivered to your house each week.
Woody’s Pet Watch will help you take care of all your pets. They have a pet taxi service that will take your pet to the vet or groomers if you can’t do it yourself. They also have a daily walking/check in service and pet sitting if you’re out of town.
Rover can help you find local dog walkers and pet sitters. You enter your price range and then search all available sitters to see who will work with your budget and schedule.
It might be tempting just to pick the first provider you find, but that isn’t the best way to get quality assistance. It’s better to do your research first and find someone that will work with your needs, schedule, and budget. Ask your friends or family members if they have recommendations and then check those on the Better Business Bureau of Omaha. You can read reviews and profiles to see if they’re a good fit for you.
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