Once considered a fine luxury, concierge services are now affordable for the average citizen. Whether you are a housebound senior or a caregiver, you can rely on a concierge to grocery shop and deliver, run errands, and care for your pets in the Sacramento area without spending a fortune.
Large retailers, like Amazon, are joining the affordable concierge service movement. Amazon Home Services allows you to post tasks and projects that you need done to their website. Local contractors and providers can send you proposals with their quotes. You can purchase a service using your preferred payment method through Amazon to make it more convenient.
Taskrabbit is a concierge service that works the same way. You can find local providers to help with lawn and garden, automotive services, home repair and maintenance, computers and electronics, and furniture assembly. Whether you need someone to hang new shelving or repair a gutter, you can find a local contractor at an affordable rate.
Care.com has listings for over 200 personal assistants and over 200 personal errand runners in the Sacramento area, averaging between $11.50 and $12.50 per hour.
GrubHub is a restaurant delivery service that lets you choose from dozens of eateries in the area and place a minimum order for delivery. There is a small delivery fee to bring the food to your door. You can choose from an assortment of restaurants like Kathmandu Kitchen, Delish Pizza, Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Burger Town, and The Green Fish Company.
The Senior Concierge is managed by a Certified Senior Advisor and provides concierge services and housing representation. Whether you live at home or in an assisted living community, the company can help you with errands, day trips, shopping trips, exercise, pet care and veterinarian appointments, grocery shopping, wait services, and home organization.
Envoy is a family-centered concierge service for busy caregivers and seniors. You can find an assistant to help with grocery shopping, housekeeping, local transportation, and errands. It is a subscription service with additional fees for services needed. You can start Envoy with a free 30 day trial, and then pay $19 per month to continue the service. Grocery shopping, pharmacy pick up, and personal shopping cost $12 per store visit plus 10 percent of the total amount of the purchases. Local rides to appointments, in-home services, and errands cost $25 per hour.
Harmony Home Care Senior Errand Services focuses on those seniors needing a helping hand, disabled seniors, or seniors recently discharged from the hospital or post-operational. Seniors in the Sacramento area can expect assistance with errands, grocery shopping, meal delivery, personal shopping, wait service, bill payments, prescription pick-up, and more. The company serves the Western Slope of El Dorado County and the Greater Sacramento Region.
Never give out your personal information to a concierge service without doing some research first. Compare providers in the area for the best deal. You can find ratings and reviews online on service directories as well as the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
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