Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Trusted
In-home Care Provider

148 Hawthorne Ave   |   Palo Alto, CA 94301   |   Call: 650-462-6900

Palo Alto’s Premier Choice for Senior Home Care and Elder Care Services

Serving happy clients in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Woodside, Atherton, Portola Valley, San Carlos, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and more!

For over a decade, Home Care Assistance has served Palo Alto and the broader Peninsula 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 Palo Alto and the surrounding communities and meet most of our new clients through word-of-mouth recommendations.

As the oldest home care provider in Palo Alto, 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 Palo Alto.


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The Home Care Assistance Advantage

Why Choose Home Care Assistance

Check MarkLive-in Experts

We specialize in around-the-clock care and offer the largest selection of caregivers and the most competitive rates. We offer special trainings such as Balanced Care Method™, Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ and Culinary Classes to our live-in caregivers. Find out why live-in is the safest, most cost-effective choice for your family.

ClockAvailable 24/7

Our entire team is on-call 24/7 – nights and weekends – for our clients’ needs. Each client has a dedicated Care Manager who conducts the assessment, matches caregivers and serves as the contact for the family. We are the largest home care agency in the Peninsula and our team will be there for your needs, guaranteed.

CertificateHigh Caliber Caregivers

We conduct an intensive screening process, perform rigorous Department of Justice background checks, train and orient our caregivers and match them specifically to our clients. We are the largest employer in the Peninsula with hundreds of active caregivers.

BalanceBalanced Care

We train and promote the Balanced Care Method™ to improve health and wellness in older adults through healthy lifestyles, mental and physical activity and close social bonds. Balanced Care is based on scientifically proven longevity principles and can make a big difference in improving quality-of-life.

No ContractNo Long Term Contracts

We believe in the quality of our services. We require no deposits or long-term contracts, so our clients only use our services if they are 100% satisfied. Our Care Management Team is in place to make sure you receive the support you need, and we can have a caregiver at your home in a matter of hours.

Peace of MindPeace of Mind

Our company is built on our strong reputation in the community. Independent client surveys place our client satisfaction at 97% and we meet most of our new clients through word-of-mouth referrals. Our team is ready for the most difficult situations and can give you the peace of mind you need.

Visit Our Office Today!

148 Hawthorne Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Conveniently located near the Stanford Shopping Center!

Call us at 650-462-6900!

Office Hours:
Our office is open from 9am – 5pm but we are available 24/7 to help so call us now!

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Meet the Palo Alto Team

Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC
Lena Vyrva
Business Development Manager
Bridget Lynch, OT
Lead Client Care Manager
Micah Garibay
Staffing Director
Brinnger Galimba, RN
Client Care Manager
Ani Sarkissian
Client Care Manager
Yana Rudakov, MS, CMC
Client Care Manager
Jowett Ocampo
Staffing Manager

Resource Downloads

We strive to inform and educate. Here is a small sample of resources we have to offer.

What is Home Care Guide

What is Home Care Guide

Our 19-Page introductory guide provides full details on our home care services and tools to determine if we are right for you and your family.

Agency Evaluation Checklist

Agency Evaluation Checklist

This handy checklist helps you ask the right questions when choosing your home care provider.

Talking to Your Parents

Talking to Your Parents About Home Care

Conversations about long-term care can be difficult. Use our guide for tips on initiating a family meeting or care planning conversation.

Hospital to Homecare

Hospital to Homecare

Our detailed guide outlines the entire discharge process and explains how home care can ensure a smooth and safe transition home.

Discharge Planning Checklist

Discharge Planning Checklist

Our checklist covers the most important steps during an often stressful discharge - from medical equipment to home health to warning signs.

Living Well at Home

Living Well at Home

Find out how home care can help you live happily and independently in the comfort and safety of your own home.

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