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Welcome to Always Best Care Serving Jacksonville and the Surrounding Areas

Always Best Care combines national strength and standards with local accessibility and personal service. The local owners and operators of Always Best Care of Jacksonville are Marlynn and Mike Bruno. Always Best Care of Jacksonville is a state-licensed and nationally accredited in-home care provider specializing in non-medical and skilled in-home care, free assisted and independent living referral services*.

Caregivers at Always Best Care of Jacksonville have been screened with national Level II background checks, and they’re trained and managed to help clients remain safely in their homes for a longer period. We strive to enrich the lives of our clients and their families in a safe, independent and dignified environment through compassionate care, support and education. Our passion for assisting the elderly is supported by our strong relationships with area hospitals, social workers, senior communities and resources and assisted and independent living communities throughout Jacksonville.

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Always Best Care of Jacksonville
The Right Choice for

Senior Care
Services When You Need It

We match our clients with the most appropriate living options

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Team of Caring Professionals

We are a team of caring and compassionate professionals working together to provide the best possible care for you and your loved ones

Care at Each Step of the Way

We have worked with thousands of seniors and their families across the U.S. and Canada, providing the best service each step of the way

Proven Track Record of Success

Our team of professional caregivers has a proven track record of providing expert care to seniors and people with special needs

Services Tailored to Your Needs

We help people with specific needs maintain a safe, independent, and dignified lifestyle with in-home care, senior community referral services and special care services

The Care You Deserve

Always Best Care Senior Care Services

Discover our services to find the right care solution for you and your loved ones


In-Home Care

Expert care services, delivered in the comfort of your home

Senior Living Referral Services

Referral services designed to help you find the right senior living community

Special Care Services

Specialized health monitoring services, powered by advanced healthcare technology

Skilled Home Health

Individual healthcare provided by licensed nurses and therapists

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Communities Served

Your local Always Best Care team helps families throughout Jacksonville and the surrounding areas




“I am a current client of this provider My wife was in hospital for 12 days, and was released on a Sunday. The caregiver from Always Best Care arrived at our home as soon as we were there. She immediately made sure that we had everything my wife needed to be safe. She was extremely kind and was every time she was with us. The caregiver was always on time and responsive to all my wife's needs. I will recommend this agency to anyone that needs their service”


“I am a current client of this provider I have been a client of Always Best Care since 2020 and have had the most fabulous caregivers since I started some of who have become good friends. They help me with driving me to my hair appointments, showering and looking my best. Aretta, Sandra, and Rose come weekly and help me get ready for bed and dressed in the morning. They help keep me company since my husband passed away a few years ago. They are always on time and stay extra if I need it. If I need anything the agency responds immediately even if I call at night. I would highly recommend Always Best Care of Jacksonville to everyone.”


“I am a current client of this provider Thank you Always Best Care for sending quality caregivers for my husband. All caregivers have been good and some outstanding. I appreciate the fairness you exhibit in always making certain the caregiver and the care receiver are pleased and compatible. For the past 8 months Ola has been with us full time. She is the BEST and works well with me and my husband who is not always in a great mood because of Alzheimer's and memory loss. Ola is kind, patient, and now part of our family. I thank you and God for putting us together.”


“I am a current client of this provider The care we receive from Always Best Care is always compassionate, and Professional. Tracy Ann our Care Giver is so very dependable. She puts a lot of love and care in everything she does for my father. And he's very comfortable with her and that makes our life so much better. She's become a very important part of our life and we appreciate her so much. We are thankful and blessed to have her. I highly recommend Always Best Care. All calls are answered promptly and with care. Thanks for the service you provide”

Lucy P.

“I am a current client of this provider I am delighted to share my heartfelt appreciation for the exceptional care that my mother has received from the dedicated team at Always Best Care. Since they began caring for my mother, we have witnessed compassion, professionalism, timeliness, and unwavering support. The caregivers at Always Best Care have shown genuine warmth and empathy towards my mother, and their commitment to her well-being is evident in every interaction. They take their role in providing care very seriously and with the utmost respect. They engage in meaningful conversations and provide companionship that provides a comfort to being so far away. This has also significantly impacted my mother's quality of life. Always Best Care's professionalism and communication have been exceptional. They inform us about my mother's health and any developments, allowing us to make informed decisions. The caregivers at Always Best Care have been a blessing and their dedication to providing top-notch care and compassion is exactly what my mom needs. I'm incredibly grateful!”

m V.

“I am a current client of this provider Our care was compassionate, and Professional. Every employee we worked with was very caring and understanding. They listened to our needs and we’re very patient with all of our questions. Thank you for making a true difference in my aunts quality of life.”


“I am a current client of this provider Always Best Care Jacksonville has provided in home care for my mother for the last 3 years who has late stage Alzheimer's. They have done a wonderful job providing the same caregivers, with a few exceptions, for this journey which makes it so much easier for us. We live out of town, but we know the ladies who are coming and have been coming consistently the last 3 years. They are always on time and know her better than she knows herself. This is especially helpful since she has no short term memory left. The office has always responded immediately if we have any additional needs and makes us feel like family. They have a family portal for us to log on to see what's going on with mom daily. We look forward to the photos the caregivers post there of what she's doing that day so we feel like we are there as well. They truly live up to their name of Always Best Care!”


“I am a current client of this provider Obviously I can only speak to my experience with this company but they have been a saving grace for our family. Extremely helpful, efficient. “Our” Amanda, our caregiver for our elderly mother is thoughtful, thorough, encouraging, ever so patient and caring. She’s a gem to us!”

Robbin M.

“I am a current client of this provider Entrusting a third party with the care of a loved one is not an easy concept to achieve. However, when my grandmother's dementia progressed to a level that could no longer be managed on my own, I sought Alway's Best Care to lighten the burden on myself as I work full time and could no longer provide the care she needed or deserved. The company has been providing 24/7 in home care for the past couple of months and I could not be more pleased with the support, passion and assistance provided by both the caregivers and ownership. The company clearly has a drive to help others which far surpasses competitive companies in the area. Although my grandmother's dementia is progressing, I have noticed improvements socially, cognitively and physically since entrusting Alway's Best Care with her care, so much so that I have recommended this company to numerous friends and colleagues in the area and we have all reached a similar consensus regarding their exceptionability. I cannot truly express my gratification and support for this wonderful group of individuals, but I would like to thank you all for your hard work and compassion, as it has provided a light during one of our darkest hours.”

Brandon W.

“I am a past client of this provider I was shopping around for In Home Care for my spouse. After phoning several senior services I called Always Best Care. Ellan answered the phone and I knew right off that I was talking to a very knowledgeable person that really cares about your needs. When it became necessary for my spouse to go to a memory care facility, I called Ellan. She researched and located several facilities near my home that had available rooms and met my price requirements. She scheduled an appointment at the facility of my choice. She was present at the facility for the initial interview and tour of the facility. I appreciate Ellan for caring and helping me with my spouse through this difficult transition.”


“I am a current client of this provider Ellen guided me through the selection process and helped me understand what would be the best choice for my mom. I learned so much from her and trust and value her opinion. Ellen was always quick to respond to my calls or texts. With Ellens guidance,, I was able to find he best place for my mom quickly. She is full of resources and knowledgeable, kind and genuine. I am very grateful to have worked with her.”

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“I am a current client of this provider I have been using Always Best Care for approximately 6 months and I couldn't be happier with the level of care and professionalism we have received. My husband has Parkinsons Disease and a rare form of Dementia which has made him unable to use the left side of his body and for the most part he is unable to talk and communicate. I have two caregivers that come during the week, Indie and Charmarie who are both the best. They are always punctual and very dependable. My husband has always been so strong physically and mentally, and to see him as he is now is difficult. My biggest concern for him was his comfort level since he requires assistance with everything he does. Indie and Charmarie are so sensitive to his needs both physically and mentally and that has never been an issue for us. Their help has made our lives so much easier. I honestly couldn't be happier or more satisfied with the care he is receiving. I also have to mention that my dealings and interactions with their office staff has matched the care we receive here at home I feel so blessed to have them by my side.”


“I am a past client of this provider We engaged always best care for several months for care of our mother. All caregivers were professional and top notch! We occasionally had a problem when a caregiver was not able to make the appointment but that was rare. We were extremely happy with most of the caregivers! The caregivers took care of helping with bathing, dressing, preparing meals and taking our Mom to activities.”


“I am a current client of this provider For 2 years Nurse Jen has organized my brother’s medication and does a general health check every two weeks. Organizing the meds is more than just filling the pill boxes – it includes making sure he has the proper quantity and dose of each med and authorization from his many doctors. When we first hired ABC, my brother took 19 pills each day, so it was no easy feat to make sure everything was in order. Jen is a gem! Our family appreciates the care provided by Jen and ABC.”


“I am a current client of this provider The agency is providing 24/7 care for my father. The staff is professional, caring, and supportive of his needs. They take the time to become familiar with his specific health issues and interests. We especially appreciate their caring nature and feel that he is safe while in their care. He has made excellent progress under ABC's supervision, becoming stronger, gaining weight, etc. The “care logs” provide us with information about his status and details. It is very useful to have online access at any time to the input provided by the caregivers through the “Clear Care” website. It's an excellent source of information and communication. The agency responds to all requests in a timely manner.”

Matt H.

“Other Agency provides in home care for my mom. Caregivers arrive on time and give good physical care. Agency offers a large variety of services and works with family to assure home care goes as smoothly as possible.”


“I am a current client of this provider Our caregiver was kind and so helpful to the family. She was wonderful and help our mother get out of the house to do things she couldn’t do herself. Made her feel more alive. Would definitely recommend their services. The caregiver was always on time, and everyone work with us to provide what was requested”


“I am a past client of this provider Outstanding trust for the company that provides caring individuals for our loved ones. Individuals were very attentive to my mother and provided the most excellent care”

Steve A.

“I am a past client of this provider The staff was accommodating to our needs, friendly, caring, and punctual. The agency held everyone to high standards! If we ever had a concern or problem, it was addressed immediately. They also recommend only quality long-term care facilities and my mother is very well cared for.”


“I am a current client of this provider ABC has been very kind and helpful to our family. We are very blessed to have them in our lives. They are very professional in what they do for us, and in addition everyone who is involved with us are very caring.”

Penny J.

“I am a past client of this provider Always Best Care helped place my aunt at a wonderful community with loving caregivers. They helped the family during the very difficult time of making decisions for her transition. I recommend Always Best Care to families who are needing assistance with Assisted Living Facility placement.”


“I am a past client of this provider Always Best Care took care of my father in law with dementia in our home while my wife and I were at work. We found ABC to be very professional, honest and caring. I would highly recommend Always Best Care to anyone with in home care needs. thanks”

Vernon L.

“I am a past client of this provider ABC was a huge help to us during my mother’s terminal illness. We began our conversations with them over a year before we actually needed them. At that time, the owner, Marlynn, came to the house and sat down with us to answer all our questions, so that when the time came we were ready. Over the 5 months that we used then, the staff was kind and communicative. The caregivers were great and formed caring relationships with our mother. In addition to caring for her bodily needs, they played cards with her, listened to music together, and cooked her lovely meals. We had a couple bumps along the way with scheduling, but ABC worked hard to make sure someone was always there. I’d definitely recommend ABC to anyone with a loved one in need of care.”


“I am a current client of this provider My mother has been a client of Always Best Care of Jacksonville, FL for nearly five years. Their caregivers are prompt and show a genuine concern for their clients. The agency is always responsive to my concerns and special requests. We've used several different agencies for my mother in Florida as well as New Jersey over the last eight years and Always Best Care of Jacksonville has been the best.”

Rita G.

“I am a past client of this provider ABC came in under the worst of circumstances and was able to provide great service in the care of my dad. Everyone that came to care for him were excellent.”


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Always In Touch

A complimentary telephone reassurance program that provides companionship to seniors and disabled adults


Contact Us For Care Consultation

Always Best Care helps seniors and their family through the entire process. Our care coordinators are local and have in-depth knowledge of our senior living partners and services.


Serving Our Community and Friends

We are very proud of our awards and recognitions of excellence in the senior care industry

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The Best Senior Care in Jacksonville and Surrounding Communities

Our employees are our own – not contractors. Caregivers are thoroughly screened, trained and insured. We are dedicated to exceeding your expectations…always.


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FAQs About Our Senior Care Services

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It’s becoming more and more common for families to live far apart from each other, and leaving an elderly relative alone at home can be a major source of anxiety if you’re not nearby. Always Best Care provides the reassurance you need that your loved ones are safe and happy, with a compassionate caregiver available in case of an emergency. We’ll help them handle their daily tasks so that you can manage your own life with confidence and peace of mind. In addition, home care is often considered a healthier and more affordable option for families when compared to long-term nursing facilities.

Choosing an in-home senior care provider can be a daunting task. However, there are a few guidelines to keep in mind. First, ask your friends and family for recommendations. If you’re unable to get any suggestions, search for local and state organizations that recognize the best providers in the industry. Doing so can help narrow down a shortlist of home care agencies. Next, set up meetings with your top choices and ensure that they meet your criteria. Don’t forget to ask your senior for their opinion, too. Doing so will help you make an informed home care decision.

When hiring an in-home care provider, it’s important to ensure that they are insured to protect you and your loved one. Always Best Care not only provides our clients with insurance coverage but also Worker’s Compensation. That way, in the unlikely event that an accident occurs while a caregiver is working in your loved one’s home, you are protected against any claims or damages. These protections not only benefit you and your loved one, but also directly benefit our caregivers, enabling us to attract some of the most skilled and compassionate individuals for Home Care in Jacksonville.

In the mid-90s, Always Best Care founder Michael Newman grew frustrated by the lack of resources available for seniors in his community. That frustration helped him shape a vision: to create a home care company that would provide trusted care, compassionate support, and professional advice for seniors and their loved ones. In 1996, Michael channeled his frustration into founding Always Best Care, which has since become one of the nation’s leading providers of in-home care for seniors. Today, people with passion continue to make Always Best Care what it is today. While times may change, our company’s commitment to compassionate home care will always remain the same.

To provide the best home care in Jacksonville, we believe that it’s crucial for seniors and their caregivers to build a strong relationship that is fortified with trust. Without it, all parties can suffer. However, at Always Best Care, our caregivers are allowed requested vacations. There may also be times when caregivers become ill. In such cases, a substitute caregiver takes responsibility for your loved one’s care. We inform the substitute caregiver about all your loved one’s likes and dislikes to minimize disruptions. If additional care is required in the morning, afternoon, and evening, we will do our best to accommodate.

We understand that many seniors can lead mostly independent lives, but occasionally they may need assistance. At Always Best Care, we’re thrilled when we can schedule a caregiver in a very short turnaround. That’s why we’re happy to offer part-time in-home care for seniors in Jacksonville. Our team of compassionate caregivers can be `available to assist your senior loved one morning, noon, and night.

Our home care providers in Jacksonville can assist with a wide range of services to help your senior live a fulfilling, independent life at home. Some of our most requested home care services include the following:

• Light Housekeeping
• Medication Reminders
• Community Activity Escorts
• Companionship
• Meal Prep
• Nutrition Monitoring
• Incontinence Care
• Transportation and Errand Running
• Dressing and Grooming

Contact our Always Best Care office today to learn more about the additional home care services we offer.

We believe that safety is one of the most important aspects of home care in Jacksonville. As such, we train our caregivers to assess your senior loved one’s home to identify any potential hazards that could lead to accidents. Before providing in-home care services, we will perform a safety assessment of your loved one’s property to identify ways to make their home safer. This may include introducing grab rails in hallways or showers or making other small changes. To ensure ongoing safety measures are met, your caregiver will continue to monitor your senior’s mobility and recommend any necessary equipment or technology to make their life easier and safer.

Yes. We understand that, with time, a senior’s home care needs can change. If they do, your Care Coordinator will be there to re-evaluate and adjust your non-medical home care services in Jacksonville as needed.

Our senior home care providers in Jacksonville are dedicated to delivering compassionate, exceptional care. That dedication often translates to specialized training and preferred areas of focus. Please don’t hesitate to inform us of any unique health needs or requirements your loved one has during your care consultation with Always Best Care.

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