A Helping Hand

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A Helping Hand provides in-home assistance for people age 60+ with temporary or permanent disabilities or those recovering from accidents or injuries, paid companions provide respite care, companion care, transportation escort to medical appointments, meal preparation, light housekeeping, correspondence, laundry, and medication reminders. The services are provided by trained personnel, usually UNC-Chapel Hill or Duke University healthcare majors; services available 24/7 for all income levels; minimum three hours. 1- to 2-hour shifts are available at a higher rate; accepts private pay, or sliding scale fee based on income and other expenses.

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