In-Home Support by CareLinx

When you need support with everyday tasks at home, CareLinx caregivers are there to lend a helping hand.

Get In-Home Care When You Need It Most

Available to SCAN Affirm members.

SCAN has partnered with CareLinx by Sharecare to give you non-medical, in-home support when you need it. CareLinx’s caregivers can help with everyday tasks so you can stay independent in your own home.

A CareLinx caregiver can support you by:

  • Doing things like light house cleaning and laundry.
  • Preparing your meals or snacks.
  • Providing a ride to an appointment, pharmacy, or grocery store.
  • Setting up medication reminders.
  • Helping with personal needs like bathing, toileting, dressing, and grooming.
  • Keeping you company when you want someone to play a board game with, watch a movie, or go for a stroll.

How to use this benefit:

To get started, SCAN Affirm members:

  • Call CareLinx at (866) 406-0822 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Central Time), Monday through Friday or Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Or go to to start the process. CareLinx’s online portal lets you view and select caregivers, message with them, and create tasks for them to help you with in your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am a SCAN Affirm member; can I use the CareLinx benefit?

Yes, this benefit is for SCAN Affirm members. Go to to get started with this benefit or call CareLinx at (866) 406-0822 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Central Time), Monday through Friday or Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How many hours do I get with CareLinx, and is there a cost?

As a SCAN Affirm member, you have up to 40 hours of CareLinx services during the year. There is no cost to you.

I love my CareLinx caregiver. Will I have the same one for all my visits?

So glad you’re so happy with your caregiver! We matched you based on your needs and preferences and unless those change, you should be able to keep the same caregiver for all your visits.

Remember, CareLinx is here for you throughout the caregiving journey and can help you navigate any care need changes, caregiver requests, or other questions.

Are caregivers licensed, and how are they screened?

CareLinx caregivers include a wide range of professionals like retired registered nurses. Some caregivers have a certified nursing assistant or home health aide license, but these licenses aren’t required to be a caregiver. CareLinx does extensive background screenings and offers continuing education for caregivers to ensure the best quality of care.

CareLinx will work with you to match you with a caregiver who has the experience that meets your individual needs.

Can a caregiver take my dog for walks without me?

Yes, as long as both you and your caregiver are comfortable with the arrangement.

Disclaimer: CareLinx does not employ or recommend any care provider or care seeker nor is it responsible for the conduct of any care provider or care seeker. The CareLinx website is a venue that provides tools to help care seekers and care providers connect online. Each individual is solely responsible for selecting a care provider or care seeker for themselves or their families and for complying with all laws in connection with any employment relationship they establish.

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