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Meet Our Caregivers for the Elderly

Meet our caregivers for the elderly. They are at the heart of our home care.

Learn More About the People Behind the Care

A Place At Home pairs people caring for elderly parents or partners with professional caregivers committed to improving lives. Whether you or your loved one needs companionship and personal care or a more comprehensive program, we’ll connect you with a caregiver that has the right experience for your needs. 

Our more than 1000 caregivers across the nation come from various different backgrounds and levels of experience. From kind-hearted people looking to meaningfully connect with others to highly trained nurses and medical assistants, all of our caregivers bring a passion for helping others achieve whatever a high quality of life means to them. 

How Do We Qualify Our Caregivers?

Regardless of their title and experience, each of our caregivers passes a comprehensive background check and receives initial and ongoing training that helps them provide consistent, excellent care. Our caregivers live our  “We are CARE philosophy and are awarded Caregiver of the Month when they go above and beyond providing CARE.

Our Guide to Caregiver Titles

Find out the different kinds of caregivers A Place At Home may provide, and learn about the qualifications of each.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Completes state-approved training program 
  • Helps with activities of daily living and other healthcare needs 
  • Provides companion, lifestyle, and personal care

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

  • Completes state-approved training program 
  • Administers medications per physician’s orders 
  • Oral administration, topicals, drops, PRN Tube Feeding, and Sub Q 

Home Health Aide

  • Helps with activities of daily living and other healthcare needs 
  • Provides companion, lifestyle, and personal care 
  • Meal preparation, cooking, running errands, doctor appointments, and medication reminders 

Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Creates a care plan 
  • Updates the care plan every 60 days or per change in condition 
  • Oversees care teams to ensure things are running smoothly and effectively 


  • May perform companion and lifestyle care
  • Helps with running errands, meal preparation, cooking, light housekeeping, laundry, and more
  • Gives medication reminders

“Over the past four months, I have had the pleasure of working as a caregiver for A Place at Home. I was thoroughly impressed by the agency’s diligence in ensuring that each client is happy with their care. They take the time to match caregivers to clients based on their skills and personalities.”

Lauren C. 

Dave’s Story: Meet Our 2020 National Caregiver of the Year

Dave found ​​A Place At Home after decades of working in the insurance business. Dave wanted to do something more “rewarding” with his life so he became a Certified Nursing Assistant and began working to make people’s lives better.

Find the Perfect Match

Finding quality home care shouldn’t be an added burden for family caregivers. Discuss your needs with A Place At Home and we’ll pair you with a caregiver for the elderly that has the right experience to support you and your loved ones.