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Burlingame's First Choice for Senior Home Care and Elder Care Services

For over fifteen years, Home Care Assistance and our experienced caregivers have served seniors and their families with exceptional home care.

We provide older adults in Burlingame and the broader community with one-on-one support that allows them to live safely and independently at home.

As the premier home care provider in Burlingame, we have the deepest employee roster of skilled and compassionate caregivers. As a result, our Client Care Managers are able to match our clients to caregivers 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 Burlingame.

We offer high quality, personalized care where seniors most prefer: at home.

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Extensive expertise

The company is extremely professional and easy to work with. I have been impressed by the programs they deliver to seniors, as well as their extensive expertise on keeping seniors happy and healthy in their homes. When my uncle wa...

-- M.A. San Mateo, CA
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Vetted, skilled and compassionate

The management and commitment to quality service is top-notch at Home Care Assistance. You can feel safe entrusting the care of your loved ones to their thoroughly vetted, skilled and compassionate caregivers.

-- R.M. San Carlos, CA
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Brings joy, compassion, expertise

A caregiver from Home Care Assistsance has been assisting my parents for several weeks. She is a huge encouragement to my parents, who are in their 80’s and are facing my Mom's terminal illness. She is cheerful, caring, engagin...

-- L.S. San Mateo, CA
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Provided excellent advice

The home health aides provided when I returned home from a rehab facility recovering from fractured bones due to a bad fall were extremely helpful and knowledgeable with regard to personal care, helping with meals and taking me to...

-- M.S. San Mateo, CA
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The only reason I'm half sane now

When you enter the maze of finding good in-home care for your elderly parent, it can be quite daunting. But with just one short phone call with the team at Home Care Assistance, all my troubles melted away! My dad was discharged o...

-- M.H. San Mateo
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In contact with me every day

Home Care Assistance was great in setting up at-home care for my father on short notice following his brief hospitalization. He had a strong desire to return home instead of staying in a nursing home. They worked with my father to...

-- W.S.

Why Choose Home Care Assistance

We strive to provide the best concierge-level, customized service for older adults. Here are a few reasons, among many others:

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Daily Care Experts

We specialize in around the clock care to help seniors live well at home.


Available 24/7

Care managers are on call for clients and their families, even during nights and weekends.


High Caliber Caregivers

We typically hire only 1 in 25 applicants and provide ongoing training and supervision.


Balanced Care

Our unique approach to care promotes healthy mind, body and spirit.

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No Long Term Contracts

Use our services only as long as you're 100% satisfied.

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

Independent industry surveys place our client satisfaction rate at 97%.

A Trusted Partner

A Trusted Partner

We're honored to be Preferred Providers for professionals in both the medical and senior communities.

Cognitive Therapeutics

Cognitive Therapeutics

Our proprietary cognitive stimulation program addresses cognitive decline, building on our expertise in brain health.

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Meet The Care Team

Jesse Walters

Regional Director

Jesse is a recognized leader in the home care industry and brings a wealth of professional strengths and industry experience to Home Care Assistance. He has over 12 years of experience in managing, leading and building cohesive teams. He had deep community ties and a network spanning from Palo Alto to Alamo.

Jesse’s expertise in care management is equally matched by his commitment to clients and families. Jesse approaches each unique care situation with a level-headed perspective and clarity. His clients are confident in his advice and ability to handle difficult situations and resolve conflicts.

Vanessa Treadwell

Home Care Liaison

Vanessa brings marketing, sales and member communication experience, specifically in social media, newsletters and any form of communication, to her role at Home Care Assistance. She worked closely with customer experience in her previous roles, making sure their experiences were top notch. She received her degree in business marketing and believes this has taught her how to create meaningful connections with all of her clients. She strives to provide a positive customer experience to everyone. She has always loved caring for others and making sure others are happy. Personal experiences with her grandparents are part of what led her to Home Care Assistance. At the end of the day, she knows she has been successful if she has made a positive impact in her community.

Judy Barling

Client Care Manager

Judy has been in the home care industry for over 10 years now. She started by caring for her mother, who developed Lewy Body Dementia. Judy took classes to learn more about the disease and dementia in general. After her mother passed, she became a private caregiver working with referrals and hospice clients. While working for home care agencies, Judy has done recruiting, scheduling, intake and marketing. She enjoys working with clients and family members, making sure they are receiving the care they need and feel safe. Judy is also a CPR/First Aid instructor and loves educating caregivers on how to help someone in crisis. Working with seniors and their families allows Judy to give back to her community. Her best days are when she knows she has made someone feel special and cared for.

Antone Albarastine

Client Care Manager

Antone started my career as an Activities Coordinator at a senior nursing facility in 2006. He transitioned to assisted living as a Lead Activities Coordinator for the large memory care unit in San Francisco. He then relocated to Long Beach, CA and earned his Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration at California State University, Long Beach. During his studies, Antone interned under a Memory Care Program Director where he learned the whole operations of running a successful memory care unit from programming, administrative work, staffing, family meetings and collaborating with outside vendors to deliver quality care for seniors. After his internship, he took on a position as Memory Care Director for a couple of senior living companies back in the Bay Area. Antone also has his RCFE certification. Antone’s passion is working with seniors, especially residents that have memory challenges. He loves learning about their life experiences, listening to their advice and sharing laughs. Antone believes that by working with clients with dementia, you can join their journey and live in the moment, which aligns with what he lives by each day.

Ashley Busbee

Staffing Manager

Ashley received her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Education and has been working in the field of home health care since 2013 as a Client Manager and a Contracts and Intake Specialist. Ashley believes that teamwork is the key to providing her clients with the best possible care. She works hard to keep the lines of communication open between her clients and caregivers in order to meet their individual needs.

Jennifer Drummond

Client Care Manager

Jennifer joined the home care industry 10 years ago as a caregiver. Her areas of expertise include hospice care and working with those who have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. She is also a strong client advocate and works hard to coordinate any services they need.

Jennifer has a Residential Care for the Elderly Certification and an Activity Leader Certification from the Department of Social Services. After working as a caregiver, she transitioned to working in an assisted living facility. There she was promoted to Memory Care Manager and was responsible for arranging services for residents, staffing caregivers, running dementia support groups, planning and running enriching activities and coordinating with outside agencies. After being promoted to Director of Resident Services, her focus changed to overseeing resident services, the medication room, and the team of nurses. She also arranged services for residents, staffed caregivers and coordinated with outside agencies.

Jennifer enjoys providing a sense of stability for her clients and their families. She knows how difficult caregiving can be from her own experience of caring for her grandmother and father. She hopes to lift that weight so those she works with can enjoy being together as a family.

Joseph Munoz

Client Care Advisor

Joseph brings ten years of customer service experience to his role at Home Care Assistance. His love for helping clients and the ability to personally make a difference in someone's life is what motivates him. Joseph loves working with each client to help find the best solution for their needs. Relieving stress from families and helping seniors remain in their homes with proper care is what he finds most fulfilling in his role. His goal daily is to change the lives he comes across on each phone call and ensure they have the care needed. He looks forward to making a difference in the lives of local seniors!

Ty’riek Layne

Client Care Advisor

Ty'riek "Ty" Layne has worked for Home Care Assistance for almost three years in a variety of departments. He began as a Staffing Manager and was then promoted to Client Care Manager He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Biological and Medical Sciences with the goal of going to medical school and becoming a doctor. He would like to use his skills to improve the lives of those around him and decrease the health disparities within various underserved communities. Ty understands that care is not always easy to accept or cope with, so he is honored to be apart of providing families with the best experience possible.

Julia Jenkins

Client Care Advisor

Julia has worked in the home care industry since 2017 and enjoys making a positive impact on families during their search for home care. She is passionate about guiding families through what can seem like a daunting process and helping to make the process as pleasant and easy as possible. Julia strives to lead a balanced and holistic lifestyle and feels very passionate about our Balanced Care Method’s focus on holistic care. She loves knowing our clients are being cared for in this way and that we care for them in all areas of their lives. Making a difference in the lives of seniors in her community puts a smile on her face every day!

Ani Sarkissian

Head of Operations

Ani brings nearly a decade of experience in health care to Home Care Assistance, having worked in hospice and home health before choosing the home care field. She has a Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration/Management with a minor in Business Administration and uses these skills to offer first class support to clients. This combined with her previous experience as a Senior Care Manager in our Palo Alto office makes her successful as Head of Operations for Burlingame. Her passion for developing the client-caregiver relationship allows her to expertly match clients for optimal satisfaction and comfort. She enjoys seeing clients thrive through these relationships and is happy to be a part of such a rewarding industry.

Chess DeGuzman

Staffing Manager

Chess has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and has over two years of professional experience in the medical field. Chess has a diversity of skills from his experiences as a Certified Nursing Assistant, a Sterile Processing Technician and a caregiver, who worked with clients requiring expertise in dementia care, disabled care, hospice and more. Prior to joining Home Care Assistance, Chess worked as a Staffing and Quality Assurance Manager in San Mateo and Walnut Creek. After caring for his great-aunt, Chess was inspired to help care for others and sees home care as his true calling.

Christlyn Bathurst

Caregiver Recruiter

Before starting a career with HCA, Christlyn was a CNA/Caregiver for more than 4 years. This is great experience to have in her new position as she is seeking out qualified caregivers who will provide excellent care to their clients. Christlyn loves her job because she gets to match wonderful caregivers to the right clients and feels she is making an important contribution to her office and HCA as a whole.

Katie Schowengerdt

Lead Client Care Manager

Katie brings half a decade of home care coordination experience to her position as Client Care Manager. Her favorite aspect of this challenging field is working with families to solve problems and maximize older adults' quality of life. She feels that when we care for seniors with compassion and understanding, both older adults and their loved ones can make the most of this precious time together. Katie prides herself on being communicative and solutions-oriented. When a situation arises, she works with the family and her team to find the most effective solution possible.

Sharon Escobar

Staffing Manager

Sharon brings over 15 years of experience as a medical assistant to her role at Home Care Assistance. For the last ten years, she worked for a concierge medical practice where she gave high touch quality care to the geriatric patients. Sharon specialized in wound care and phlebotomy. She understands the difficulties of care on a personal level, as she currently cares for her aging father with the help of her sister.

Laura Contreras

Care Advisor

Laura has over a decade of experience in the medical field, where she has served as a medical assistant and front office manager. She is a certified MA with the state of California and worked for 10 years with an Internal Medicine DR who specialized in Geriatrics. Laura enjoys helping families and making them aware of all the options they have regarding home care. She hopes to help seniors live safely and independently at home.

James Ferlin

Care Advisor Manager

James brings over 15 years of customer service experience to his position at Home Care Assistance. He prides himself on his ability to provide quality customer service and understand the needs of those he serves. He has a genuine passion for helping people, which is what drew him to the home care industry. He looks forward to making a difference in the lives of seniors and their loved ones every day.

Yvonne Razo

Care Advisor

Yvonne has over ten years of experience in the medical field, working for a large in-home respiratory provider. She worked closely with physicians and hospitals to provide life-sustaining equipment dedicated to keeping aging seniors in their own homes. Yvonne is skilled at working with clients’ loved ones to help ensure an easy transition even though the seniors may have difficult health issues. She finds fulfillment in knowing that working in the home care field makes a difference in clients’ lives in a time of need.

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Home Care Services Offered By Home Care Assistance

If you need to provide home care services for your loved one, you may want to find a business that can offer you exceptional services at an affordable price. It is so important that you review each business that you find, making sure that they have a good reputation in your community. Whether you have one elderly individual that needs this type of help, or if you have several that will need professional home care services, you can trust the professionals at Home Care Assistance to provide them with the care that they need.

Caregiver For Your Loved Ones In The Comfort Of Their Own House in Burlingame California

One of the transitional periods that your elderly loved ones often go through is getting home care assistance prior to moving into an assisted living facility. It is a way of gradually helping them understand that they are not able to live on their own any longer. Most businesses that offer this type of service will not be covered by any type of insurance. That is why you must find an affordable company that can provide you with this type of service.

Senior Care

The best sources for senior and elderly care facilities can be found by searching online. You will look for companies that offer eldercare at their home and subsequently get quotes from as many different companies as you can.

Elderly Care

Validating their reputation is also very important. Finally, you should go to the facility itself. After you have evaluated all of these businesses, you may notice that the professionals at Home Care Assistance will be the ones that will offer you the best deal.

Alzheimer's Care

Obtaining quality Alzheimer's support is so important if you have a loved one that is currently suffering from this condition. It is a debilitating disease, one that affects their ability to function and recognize people around them. It can also affect their ability to do anything on their own. That's why finding qualified home care assistance companies is so important.

Parkinson's Care

This neurodegenerative disease is something that millions of people have. It will affect neurons that produce dopamine in the brain. Some of the symptoms of having this disease will include tremors in their hands, and there are five stages of this disability that they may go through. If they have been diagnosed with this condition, providing them with assisted living at their place of residence may be the best help that you can provide.

Dementia Care

A person that has dementia will suffer from either mild or severe memory loss. Those that have this will not recognize people that they know, even if they are close family members. It works slowly, through seven separate stages, eventually to the point where recognizing anyone is impossible.

Stroke Care

Individuals that have gone through a stroke may become so debilitated that they are not able to move by themselves. It may actually freeze up one part of their body, preventing them from doing simple activities. Having a home care professional to aid them is what you will want to find.

Cancer Care

Cancer is one of the most dangerous conditions that both elderly and young people can obtain. If you have a loved one in your family that is suffering from cancer, home care assistance might be necessary. Cancer can come in the form of tumors, or it can spread through the lymphatic system. If they have this disease, getting them the best home healthcare should be at the top of your list of things to accomplish.

About Our Caregiving Services

The reasons that you should choose Home Care Assistance is that they have been providing these services for quite some time. They have a specific approach that allows them to work directly with family members and their loved ones, all of which will be obtained for a reasonable price. Whether they are suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's, or if they have recently had a stroke, you will definitely benefit by contacting this business. If they have the ability to do so, you should utilize their services which are professional and cost-effective.

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