If you are a homebound senior or a busy caregiver with too much on your plate, consider using the services of a concierge provider in Richmond. The cost is less than you may think and the assistants can run errands, grocery shop, deliver meals, and more.
If you have tasks and projects that you simply do not have time to get to, or you are physically incapable of doing them, consider posting these tasks on Taskrabbit or NeedTo.com. After you post your projects, you will receive proposals with bids from local Richmond providers. You can carefully screen qualified candidates and negotiate fees. These tasks can include furniture assembly, hanging shelving, lawn and garden, computer and electronic assistance, and more.
The following is a list of other Richmond area concierge services.
Peapod is a grocery delivery service that lets you shop online from national and store brands with weekly sales, double coupons, and exclusive offers. The delivery fee lowers the more you spend. For orders less than $75, the delivery fee is $9.95. For orders over $75, the delivery fee is $8.95 and even lower with orders over $100. The first time you place an order, you can save $20 on your order plus free delivery.
GrubHub is a restaurant delivery service in the Richmond area. The delivery fees vary between locations, but can include free delivery to an $11 delivery fee for an expensive restaurant. Most places request that you place a minimum order for delivery. You can order online and have the food delivered from restaurants like Society American Grill, OMG Pizza, The Extraordinary Café, Sweets and Swigs, Lalo’s Cocina, and Sang Jun Thai. The site features dozens of eateries in the area.
At Home Care Staffing Transport Services provide seniors with transportation to and from medical appointments. The staff can also stay with you during your appointment or help you shop at the grocery store or pharmacy. The company charges 42 cents per mile and an additional charge of $60 for up to two hours or $75 for three hours.
Richmond Concierge is family owned and operated. The company provides personal assistant services like grocery shopping and delivery, prescription pick-up, hospital and elderly visits and delivery, property management, car cleaning, light house cleaning, pet sitting and veterinarian transport, and more.
The Concierge Queen can help busy caregivers and seniors with the everyday tasks as well as larger projects. The company provides assistance with personal services, errands, senior care, and holiday and special occasions. Whether you need help with light housecleaning, grocery shopping, or trimming the Christmas tree, The Concierge Queen can help. Seniors and the disabled receive a 15 percent discount.
Ask your friends and family about concierge providers they may have used in the past before choosing one. Since not all companies do everything, you may want to choose a few providers to use on a regular basis. You can find ratings and reviews for many of these concierge services at the Better Business Bureau (BBB) website and other directories.
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