Oakland’s Top Choice for Senior Home Care and Elder Care Services
Serving happy clients in Berkeley, Montclair, Claremont, Rockridge, Alameda, Piedmont, Oakland, Fremont, Fremont Hills and more!
For over a decade, Home Care Assistance has served Oakland and the broader East Bay community with our exceptional caregivers. We provide one-on-one support that allows your loved ones to live safely and independently at home. We’ve worked with over 1000 families in Oakland and the surrounding communities and meet most of our new clients through word-of-mouth recommendations.
As the oldest home care provider in Oakland, we have the deepest roster of skilled, compassionate caregivers. As a result, our Care Managers are able to match our clients not only based on their home care needs, but also their personalities and interests.We offer high quality assisted living where seniors most prefer: at home.
Our 24/7 Guarantee means that we will be there when you need us – days, nights and weekends. Call us today to learn more or visit our office in downtown Oakland.
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Meet the Oakland Team
Jesse is a recognized leader in the home care industry, with over 12 years of experience managing, leading, and building cohesive teams and close community networks spanning from Palo Alto to Alamo. He brings a wealth of professional strengths and industry experience to Home Care Assistance as our Client Care Manager, where his broad expertise in care management is equally matched by his deep commitment to his clients and the families he serves. He approaches each unique care situation with level-headed perspective and clarity, and his clients are confident in his advice and ability to handle difficult situations, particularly in assessing and resolving conflicts.
Jill has been with Home Care Assistance for over four years and is a valuable asset to the East Bay team. She brings over 10 years of experience in helping families find the right care for their loved ones so that they can continue aging in place. Jill believes that most people, given the choice, would rather stay in the comfort of their home as they age and so she is passionate about working with clients and their families in achieving the highest quality of in-home care.
Gaby Koch joins the East Bay Home Care Team as their new Client Care Manager. Gaby brings over three years of professional experience in home care to her new role. She has a background in health care and counseling and started her journey in the home health arena as a caregiver before quickly being promoted to staff coordinator. Her well rounded experience and her dedication to helping seniors age in place make her a perfect proponent of the company’s mission to change the way the world ages. Gaby’s passion is working with seniors and she considers her role as Client Care Manager an honor and a privilege.
Kay Manaligod brings over five years of experience in staffing and scheduling to her position as Staffing Manager. Previous to this role, Kay worked as a caregiver for over five years and earned certifications as a medical receptionist and hospital ward. Kay thrives under pressure, which means she is able to cater to the needs and preferences of clients within a moment’s notice. Her quick response and creative, out-of-the-box thinking helps her provide high-quality, on-demand home care to seniors across the East Bay. Kay enjoys being part of the Alamo/Oakland team and seeing clients thrive.
Anna brings over 3 years of experience in customer service, contract/vendor management and knowledge of CRM platforms. With a background in customer service, Anna excels at communicating with others to ensure that our high standard of care is upheld. Her personal objective is to give back, which is why she enjoys being a part of an organization that improves the quality of life for older adults. Anna is a dedicated and driven team member who embodies our mission to change the way the world ages.
Cherie brings over 15 years of professional experience in business along with 5 years working as a caregiver and medical technician. She has degrees in both Business Accounting and Nursing. This combined expertise allows her to succeed in her role as Hiring Manager, where she hires and trains caregivers as well as provides excellent customer service and client care. Cherie's compassionate and positive personality enable her to effectively communicate with clients and caregivers to help our Alamo office provide exceptional in-home care.
Janice Otto joins the East Bay Home Care Team as Staffing Manager. She started her career at Home Care Assistance as a caregiver in 2009, and her hard work and dedication has quickly escalated her to Staffing Manager. Janice has also managed two family-owned care homes, working as an Administrator for a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE). She has also worked as a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide. As a dedicated nursing professional with extensive customer service experience and patient-care skills, Janice is an invaluable member of the East Bay Care Team and is excited to continue providing care to seniors in the East Bay.
KJ brings over five years of professional experience working in the medical field in various capacities to her role as Staffing Manager. She has handled administrative and clerical duties for five nursing stations and is an expert at communicating between doctors, social workers, families, residents and patients. KJ's experience also extends into discharge planning, where she has assisted with admitting and discharging patients, and staffing, where she has worked with certified nursing assistants and licensed nurses. KJ also has an Associate Degree in Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN). She brings her expertise in medical terminology and staffing along with her communication skills to her role as Staffing Manager, where she is proud to be a part of a team that supports older adults.