In-home senior careBaywood Home Care is a company that provides private in-home care so that all adults that need care can continue living at home.  Baywood provides senior care as well as care for those who are injured or suffering from illness.  Our clients are adults from 18 to 100+.  Care can be short term or long term.  We often have clients for many years.  Care can be scheduled for periods  as short as 3  hours, or for 24-hours a day, and everything in-between.

Our mission is to enable people to live HOW and WHERE they want to live.  We view our services as providing freedom, and removing constraints. We believe that Baywood offers the best private home care in Minnesota.

Baywood was founded in 2000 by Dorothy Muffett, who left a V.P. position in a consumer products company to begin a second career more focused on people.  From the beginning, Dorothy has said that our objectives as a company are to have Happy Clients, Happy Clients’ Families, and Happy Employees,  Fulfilling these objectives—each and every day—is our only focus.

Baywood offers flexible at home care for seniors: hourly care24-hour “live-in” care, and overnight care.  The company and its caregivers have extensive experience in Alzheimer’s care/dementia care/memory care.

Areas Served

Baywood serves the greater Minneapolis and St.Paul metro area, and much of south central and southwestern Minnesota, including Albert Lea, Jackson, Mankato, Fairmont, Blue Earth, Windom,  Worthington, St. James, New Ulm, and surrounding areas. The company has offices in Minneapolis, MN and Sherburn, MN.

Why Choose Baywood?

There are many ways in which Baywood is clearly a “cut above” other companies that offer private home care services. Find out more.


Dorothy Muffett
Founder of Baywood Home Care

Dr. Muffett holds M.S. and Ph.D degrees in food science, and served in various management positions in Nestle, Unilever, and General Mills before founding Baywood Home Care in 2000.  She also spent several years providing consulting services in Japan in the areas of consumer product development and marketing. Dorothy is originally from Spokane, Washington, but has lived in Minnesota since 1985, and is now a Minnesotan!

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