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Encinitas' 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 Encinitas 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 Encinitas, 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 Encinitas.

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.

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

Jennifer Muskat

Regional Director, San Diego and Santa Barbara

Jennifer is an industry veteran with over 15 years of experience in the Senior Care Industry. She helps Seniors and their families navigate their care needs with compassion, experience and expertise. Jennifer has a genuine passion for helping people, which is what drew her to Home Care Assistance.

Her commitment to exceptional customer service along with her industry knowledge makes her a perfect champion of the company's mission to change the way the world ages!

Jason Herald

Home Care Liaison

Jason is a San Diego native and has been in the field of marketing and sales for 20 years. He holds a Residential Care for the Elderly Certificate (RCFE) and began his career in the health care industry 8 years ago as an administrator for an assisted living facility. From there Jason moved on to a Marketing Director for a nationwide Assisted Living Community. He understands the importance of home safety and is passionate about helping seniors age in place. Jason was fortunate and able to assist in the caretaking of his grandmother so that she was able to age in the comfort of her own home and he appreciates the value of good caregiving services.

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.

Cindy Ricardez

Staffing Manager

Cindy has been in the healthcare field for over 6 years, as a CNA, caregiver and a Staffer; she is familiar with the types of caregiver's clients seek and expect. She has over 2 years of staffing experience with Home Care Assistance and brings previous staffing experience, working in nursing facilities and home care.

Cindy really enjoys working with the elderly and being part of their recovery. The one-on-one connection between care givers and clients, is what she loves most about her current role. Her goal is to put a smile on the face of every person with whom she works!

Dietke Feuge

Head Of Operations

Dietks’s passion for elder care began long before in her professional career. She was known by her great grandmother as "her little nurse". As her great grandmother's age progressed, Dietke became profoundly aware of how much she needed an advocate; in and out of the hospitals, in SNF's and back at home. She was that person for her.

In 2000, Dietke recognized a great need and opportunity to serve and work within her passion and Dietke started her own home care company. She ran and operated it; as Caregiver, HR Dir, Marketer, etc... through 2009, at which time she sold the company. During that time, she raised 2 sons and earned she BA in Business; through Liberty University.

Dietke is now, very proudly the Head of Operations, for our Cardiff branch of home care; where our goal is to change the way the world ages AND to serve the "Greatest Generation".

Cynthia Olivier

Client Care Manager

Cynthia joins Home Care Assistance with over a decade of experience as a corporate trainer in quality assurance for the hospitality industry. Her diverse background in film finance and 911 operator/emergency medical dispatch has conditioned her to cultivate calm under pressure, which has been instrumental in her transition to homecare.

A resident of North County San Diego for over 20 years, she values her strong ties and service to the community that she loves, fully embracing the personal philosophy “be the change you wish to be in the world”. Passionate about providing support and peace of mind to those struggling with the complexities that arise with aging in place, it’s the one-on-one connection with seniors and their families that she enjoys most about her role with HCA.

Cynthia shifted her career ambitions following her father’s diagnosis with a terminal illness. Understanding firsthand the importance of excellent care in order to thrive safely and independently in the home, as well as to support the needs of the family, she is thrilled to be part of a collaborative team that is truly dedicated to changing the way the world ages.

Gabrielle Pumpian

Home Care Liaison

Gabrielle has been in the health care arena in San Diego County for nearly a decade. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, she decided to transition her focus into the health care industry. She learned first-hand the importance of excellent care in a home setting after the unfortunate stroke of a family member. This experience shifted her perspective and career ambitions towards helping others obtain the resources they need in order to live a dignified and happy life in their home environment. Shortly after, she began working as a Marketing and Sales Representative for a local home care agency, eventually moving onto an opportunity as the Director of Marketing for a large skilled nursing and rehab facility in San Diego County. Her heart remained in the home care world, and she is fulfilled every day supporting and working with people who are in need of caregiving services.

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