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Dana Point’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 Dana Point 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 Dana Point, 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 Dana Point.

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

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I cannot really find the words to say how ...

My wife Carol had a hard two-year struggle with incurable cancer, declining steadily until life was hardly more than a pin-hole. The last year I arranged for a caretaker for weekdays, and had help from my daughters, but in the fin...

-- Noam
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Dependable, calm, caring and trustworthy.

My sincere thanks to the staff at Home Care Assistance for coming to me in my 11th hour. Their caregiver helped me shower daily, make my bed, prepare meals and do some food shopping, light cleaning and laundry. She was a gem, alwa...

-- Patricia
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Wonderful.

As a professional gerontologist and elder care consultant, I have used a number of home care agencies over the years, often with great frustration and disappointment. Working with Home Care Assistance is wonderful - cases run more...

-- Michele
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Supports independence without sacrificing ...

Our family has worked hard to honor our mother's wish to remain in her home as long as possible. Though my mom has dementia, she is still independent in many respects and enjoys getting out every day for walks and other activities...

-- Darlene
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Listens deeply and makes the right match.

Finding the right people to care for the seniors in my family is so important to me. Home Care Assistance helped me with my mother, who was quite elderly and suffered from dementia.  They were compassionate, thoughtful and very r...

-- Athena
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Would recommend them in a heartbeat.

Home Care Assistance is the best. I am personally indebted to the caregiver they sent me. She was professional, punctual, empathic, and willing to pitch in with mundane stuff like unloading the dishwasher.  I could not have been ...

-- Malcolm

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.

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Available 24/7

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

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High Caliber Caregivers

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

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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.

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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.

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Cognitive Therapeutics

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

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Meet the Dana Point Team

Karen Katigbak

Caregiver Recruiter

Karen has always deeply cared for those around her. She grew up caring for the elders in her family and saw that it made them feel loved and like they weren’t alone, which made her want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Karen brings a background of customer service to her position with Home Care Assistance. She worked in the hospitality industry for many years and one of her favorite positions was as a concierge. As the "go-to" for all guests concerns and issues she learned empathy, which she now utilizes when working with her clients. When she lived in the Philippines, she worked as a recruiter and screened, interviewed and hired hundreds of applicants. When she came back to the US from the Philippines, she started caregiving. During her 10 years as a caregiver, she always had long-term cases and her patients were all very dear to her. To this day she remembers them with loving thoughts.

She works by the philosophy, “Do your best for the moment. Let the past be your teacher and the future be your goal” and in her free time, she loves crafting, painting and cooking.

Julie Bagg

Client Care Manager

Julie has worked in various operational roles for Assisted Living and Memory Care communities throughout California. She enjoys working collaboratively to come up with creative solutions for helping individuals sustain their independence and fulfillment during this time in their lives. After getting her Bachelor’s degree in Communications, she has been working as a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) Administrator for the past 10 years. This experience has benefited Julie’s personal life as well. On several occasions, Julie worked as a family caregiver, which helped instill the importance of cherishing every moment while striving to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Julie is currently working as the Client Care Manager at the Home Care Assistance office located in Dana Point, CA. She finds it so rewarding to be a resource for families and clients when they are faced with the challenges of aging. When Julie isn’t working, she loves spending her time with friends and family, as well as spending time outdoors or on her yoga mat.

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!

Alexis Montinola

Director of Operations

Alexis is an industry veteran with a decade of experience in senior care, and is among the most knowledgeable and best connected senior care experts in Orange County. Alexis was most recently the Director of Community Relations at another top home care company, and is excited to grow further at HCA - building the strongest team and reputation in Orange County as well as developing her skills as both a local leader and a sales leader.

Ashley Dadivas

Client Care Manager

Ashley always knew that she wanted to be a nurse when she grew up. In fact, she was a nurse on Career Day in Kindergarten. Her passion for helping others started at a very young age and has only grown stronger through the years. Ashley has worked in the senior care field for over 7 years and has been a nurse for over 4 years. She has experience in skilled nursing, assisted living, home health, home care and, most recently, in a medical group. She aspires to provide quality care in the best way that she possibly can.

Pablo Hurtado

Head of Operations

As Head of Operations Pablo brings nearly a decade of experience in healthcare ranging from skilled nursing facilities and home health to hospice and home care. He was able to help his previous home health agency in becoming a preferred provider at one of Orange County's leading hospitals and with his strong background in marketing and relationships throughout Orange County, he has helped brand Home Care Assistance as the premier home care provider in the area. Pablo finished his nursing program in 2014 and with his knowledge and sense of urgency he has managed to help bridge the gaps in post-discharge care and build strategic partnerships to help reduce readmission rates.

In Pablo's words "I see every family as my own and want them to have the same experience I would like for my loved ones to receive." Every day, his focus is always on creating a positive experience for his clients and their family.

Jeric Gigante

Staffing Manager

Jeric is a LVN graduate. Before he was hired as a staffing manager at Home Care Assistance, he worked in another home care/home health company as an on-call staffer for more than a year. At the same time Jeric was working his full-time job as an HR Manager at a large department store where he worked for 4 years. Jeric enjoys working in the homecare field and plans on taking his boards very soon so he can someday start working in the hospitals and continue making a difference in people's lives.

Jonna Hernandez

Regional Director of Bus. Dev., SoCal

Jonna's professional experience is in sales, mentoring, and strategic market development. Her education includes a B.A. in Human Communication Studies from California State University, Fullerton and a M.A. in Counseling from Azusa Pacific University. Jonna started in the health care industry in 2011 as an Admissions and Marketing Director for a skilled nursing facility. She has extensive sales experience in the post-acute sector including skilled nursing facilities, home health, and non-medical home care. Jonna's most recent position was the Area Operations and Sales Manager for a non-medical home care agency for Orange County, South Bay, and Inland Empire regions. Jonna's personal philosophy is to change the outlook of how others view and experience senior healthcare. She is absolutely thrilled to be a part of an innovative team that is truly defining how the world is aging.

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.

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.

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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Why People Use Home Care Services by Home Care Assistance

The aging process can make it more difficult for your grandparents to care for themselves. At some point, they may require outside assistance to perform everyday tasks. If you can't commit to caring for them yourself, hiring a home care service is a good alternative. These companies employ highly skilled workers who can help with a variety of different challenges that elderly patients face. From making sure that they stay on schedule with their medications to helping them with cooking, cleaning, or other household tasks, they can make a real difference in the life of your loved ones. The section below outlines some of the primary reasons why Home Care Assistance is such a trusted resource when it comes to providing in-home care for aging grandparents.

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The aging process can take a real toll on your grandparents, making it difficult for them to perform tasks that once came easily to them. Problems like the recent loss of a spouse can also make it harder for them to get through the day. In situations like these, working with a home care service is a smart solution. Bringing qualified caregivers into their home means that they don't need to move into a nursing home or assisted living facility. Instead, they can stay at home in familiar surroundings. The professionals who work for Home Care Assistance always go above and beyond to make sure that your grandparents receive the highest level of care, no matter what challenges they are facing.

Senior Care

They offer a number of impressive eldercare plans that are designed to address the needs of seniors and aging individuals. They can put their knowledge and experience to work for your loved one, providing them with the best care in the industry.

Elderly Care

When they meet your parent, grandparent, or other family member, they will discuss their care requirements with their doctor so that they can come up with a customized plan that is ideally suited for their needs. Oftentimes, elderly patients have multiple health conditions that affect their ability to function or get around. This well-respected home care service can help with all of these conditions, giving your loved one the care that they need.

Alzheimer's Care

If you have a grandparent who is affected by Alzheimer's, you may find that they are becoming increasingly forgetful. As their cognitive function declines, they may experience a number of changes in their behavior and mood. They may also struggle with depression.

Parkinson's Care

Many elderly patients also develop Parkinson's disease. This disease affects the body in a number of different ways, causing everything from muscle tightness to tremors. These factors can make it challenging to get around. They may also cause disturbances in their sleep habits.

Dementia Care

Dementia is an age-related condition that can affect the behavior and cognitive abilities of affected patients. People who suffer from dementia typically become forgetful. They may also have difficulty socializing with others since dementia often leads to a decline in social skills.

Stroke Victim Care

Stroke victims typically experience a number of problems, ranging from lightheadedness and blurry vision to difficulty with their muscles and coordination. Slurred speech is quite common. After a stroke, people may also tire more quickly.

Cancer Care

Cancer can affect nearly every part of the body. Melanomas and basal cell cancer are commonly seen in older patients, as are lung cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer.

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There are well-defined treatment methods available for all of the problems and conditions listed above. During the earliest stages of these conditions, most people can get by with home care rather than needing to move into an outside facility. If your grandparents have reached the point where they require help with certain tasks, consider contacting Home Care Assistance. One of their experts will be glad to talk with you about the types of care that they have available. The affordable care packages that they offer include qualified care from trained professionals in the medical industry. Making sure that your grandparents get the care that they need is one of the most important things that you can do for them as they age. A qualified representative from the company can help you decide on the best path forward.

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Full time and around the clock caregivers are also available.

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