Welcome to the Lake County Council on Aging's Homemaker Program. This porgram is offered on a sliding rate cost share. What follows is a list of services you may make use of to keep your home comfortable and clean.
Floor Cleaning


  • Mopping

  • Vacuuming

Window Washing

  • Inside-No use of ladder needed

Bathroom Cleaning


  • Wash Basin

  • Toilet

  • Floor

  • Tub

  • Shower

Making Beds


  • Changing Sheets



  • Living Rooms

  • Bedrooms

  • Dining Rooms

Kitchen Clean Up


  • Refrigerator

  • Oven

  • Sink

  • Garbage

  • Counters



  • In Client's home

  • At Laundromat



  • Homemaker to do shopping for Client

  • Homemaker to accompany Client to store

Prohibited Homemaker Activites
Homemakers should not be asked to do heavy duty housework such as:


  • Climb or work from ladders

  • Clean outsides of windows

  • Carpet shampooing

  • Mow Lawns

  • Remove or install storm windows

  • Move or lift heavy furniture

  • Move anything weighing more than 40 pounds (particularly up or down stairs)

Homemaker Jobs


If you think supporting the elderly as they strive to maintain independent living is something you can be passionate about, please fill out an application and return it to us.

Homemaking duties include but are not limited to; light house cleaning, meal preparation, shopping, escorting for doctor visits, other in-home tasks and activities to enable individuals to maintain independent living. You must be pleasant and friendly with clients; reliable, responsible, and punctual; able to be on feet throughout work shift and do light-to-moderate physical work and lifting; physically able to perform duties required for client care; *MUST have a valid driver's license AND a reliable, insured vehicle* and be willing to travel short distances and have a reliable telephone message system.