There are a great number of reasons for seeking an in home caregiver. The primary reason is that the elderly have become too much for family members to handle on their own, or they are unable to leave their homes due to some medical condition or inability to walk on their own. There are a large number of assisted living facilities available, but many seniors still live in their homes. The caregiver will often be a full-time or part-time caregiver who stays close by to provide emotional and companionship. This arrangement works well for both the client and caregiver.