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America's trusted solution for recurring senior care

  • Save over $1,000 per week at $17-20/hr
  • Care from healthcare students at top universities
  • Overnights and Weekends at the same great rates!
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Why people love CareYaya

Hear how family caregivers are thriving with CareYaya

Save thousands of dollars

  • Rates start at $15/hr
  • No fees, all payment goes to the students!

Find high-trust caregivers

  • Caregivers from top universities vetted through interviews, background checks, and community reviews

Request care in minutes

  • On-demand booking
  • Instantly reach network of healthcare students
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Why student caregivers are great

Students are motivated by a vested interest in helping and connecting as they prepare for future healthcare careers, not just financial reward

Experience a breath of fresh air

Students bring a youthful energy to each session, brightening your loved one’s daily routine.

Foster intergenerational connections

Elders and students alike benefit from sharing stories and experiences across generations.
Get engaging care today while supporting the doctors and nurses of tomorrow. It’s a win-win relationship!
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Social Impact

See how CareYaya is transforming lives
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Lisa L.
Caring for Mom with Alzheimer's
This is genius for families who don't need high-skilled nursing care but do need some companion care and basic support. We've had a variety of caregivers. They are young and full of energy. All of them have been incredibly thoughtful and respectful and my mom has been delighted with them all.
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Dr. Linda M., MD, Neurology
Caring for Mom with dementia
My mom has been able to stay independent longer, and really looks forward to the students coming. I highly recommend CareYaya for anyone looking for dementia care in the home.
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Scott D.
Caring for Dad with Parkinson's
Dad is lonely in assisted living, so we have CareYaya students come by every day. Best combination of caregiving and senior companionship I've seen. On time, reliable, and engaging.
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Tessa J.
Caring for grandmother
This service is a god send. It is easy to create the request on the website, you can share everything you need done, and you can even reach out to do recurring requests if you need help everyday/weekend. This service is amazing!
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Sharon B.
Caring for Mom with Alzheimer's
After Mom was diagnosed, we struggled to find a dependable elderly care service to help us. The caregivers from CareYaya have saved my sanity, my job and even my marriage. Thank you ❤️
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Martha B.
Care recipient
The caregivers have all been great and refreshing to be around. They’re just so enthusiastic and full of personality!
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Where we're active

Find CareYaya in your area
We are rapidly expanding to major universities. Enter your zip code to see if we’re near you!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up?

  1. Click the red "Request Care" button on the homepage OR go directly to the form at www.careyaya.org/get 
  2. Take a few minutes to answer some basic information about the frequency and level of care you are seeking 
  3. At the end of the sign up form, you will be able to schedule an onboarding call with a CareYaya team member

That’s it! Once the CareYaya team member verifies your account, you can start sending care requests to the wonderful caregivers on our platform. We'll typically notify you within a few days if your care is matched.

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Does CareYaya impose any minimums?

Still have questions? Visit our FAQs or Contact Us!
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CareYaya is not a licensed home care agency, as defined in Gen. Stat. 131E-136(2) and does not make guarantees concerning the training, supervision or competence of the personnel referred hereunder. We refer private, high-quality caregivers to people with disabilities and older adults.