Using an Agency to Hire a Caregiver in New York City

Home health care worker and an elderly couple playing gameThe weight of responsibility can be heavy for family caregivers as you provide and arrange care for your loved one.

Relying on a home care agency to provide caregivers lifts a huge burden and risk off of the whole family and ensures your loved one received the attention and quality care they deserve.

Not all help is equal. 

Start getting the right kind of care today.

A graphic weighing the benefits of private versus agency senior home care providers

Private With Alvita Care
How Hired Family Recruits & Hires Agency Conducts Personality Test, Competency Exam, Certification Verification & Interviews on all caregivers
Background Check None State & Federal Background Checks
Department of Health registration None Caregivers required to attend minimum 12-hours of Continuing Education
Training None Agency is Responsible
Payroll Family is Responsible Agency is Responsible
Tax Responsibility Family is Responsible Agency is Responsible
Professional Supervision None Agency is Responsible
Back up for Sick/Time Off Family is Responsible Agency is Responsible
Licensed / Bonded No Yes



Alvita Care provides Home Health Care Aides to Seniors in greater NYC & Long Island NY

Our caregivers are available to assist with personal care, household services, respite and/or companion care while bringing exceptional compassion, skills and knowledge about Alzheimer’s and dementia to our clients.

Links to services that our caregivers supplement senior home care with:

Activities of Daily Living
– Elderly Incontinence
Household Services
– Organizing Tips for Homes with Elderly Parents
– Safety for Elderly Parents at Home
Respite & Relief Care
– How to Show your Caregiver that You Care
Companion Care
– Finding the Fun in Aging

We Have Special Skills for Helping Patients with Alzheimer’s or dementia:

Communicating with Alzheimer’s clients
Preventing wandering
Ensuring healthy and adequate meals
Participating in exercise
Engaging in activities
Monitoring for a safe home environment

We have specially trained nursing skills for Palliative and Hospice Care in New York City

Hospice Care: The 3 Questions You Must Ask Your Caregiver

We have specialized skills in Geriatric Care Management:

Patients with Long Term Care Insurance


for families looking for elderly senior home care
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