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Marin County’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 Marin 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 Marin, 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 Marin.

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

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See What Our Clients Are Saying

"Very resourceful as we navigated the challenges of my mother's decline."

"Finding the right people to care for the seniors in my family is so important to me. The team at Home Care Assistance helped me with my mother, who was quite elderly and suffered from dementia. They were compassionate, thoughtful and very resourceful as we navigated the challenges of my mother's decline. Now the team is helping me find the right level of support for my aunt, who is 91 and still living independently. They listen deeply so they can make the right match for their clients. They also treat the seniors with great respect, which I admire and appreciate. I highly recommend Home Care Assistance for taking care of the seniors in your life."
- Athena K. San Anselmo, CA

"The team takes the time to get to know the family and the client so they can match the perfect caregivers"

"After using Home Care Assistance for almost a year, it is without hesitation that I recommend them and it is with gratification and great pleasure that I write this review. It is said, "There is no place like home" and it is only because of Home Care Assistance's high level of support and expertise that we have been able to have our father remain in his home at 96 years of age. The team takes the time to get to know the family and the client so they can match the perfect caregivers with the client. These caregivers provide incredible care and maintain a high degree of professionalism. We are so fortunate to have them in our lives!"
- P.C. El Dorado Hills, CA

"Honest, skilled, patient and kind."

"We were absolutely thrilled with Home Care Assistance. They provided care to my father who had advanced stage Lewy Body Dementia. The caregivers who provided care for my father (who wasn't always the easiest) were loving, professional, honest, skilled, patient and kind. If there was ever an issue, the team would immediately call us and was sincerely interested in the best care for my dad. They want to get to know the client and the family to find the best possible fit. I worked as a medical social worker in Geriatrics for years and rarely came across an agency like Home Care Assistance. They are wonderful and we highly recommend them."
- N.G. Kings County, CA

"Everyone in the office has been fantastic!"

"Home Care Assistance is the best agency I have ever worked with. Their caregivers are well-vetted, honest and respectful. They provide compassionate care for my elderly mother. The staff is knowledgeable about geriatric issues and everyone in the office has been fantastic!"
- L.R. San Rafael, CA

"A huge relief and support in a most difficult time."

"As a long time local hospice nurse who has dealt with multiple local agencies professionally for many years, I can say that no agency has come close to the level of professionalism, compassion and helpfulness that Home Care Assistance maintains. They truly understand the intricacies of placing caregivers in homes with unique individuals. This is from a personal perspective, having had a complicated and increasingly challenging situation in my parent's home. My mom was physically frail and eventually on hospice and dying, while my dad faced dementia-related issues. The whole wonderful staff worked diligently with us to find the optimal caregivers, no easy task because of some personality dynamics. And because we were initially using an assortment of patched together care, they were also willing to work with us in this. Last minute cancelations by our own caregivers were managed smoothly by the agency staff, helping to fill in shifts that weren't even theirs. The caregivers are well trained and compassionate. The staff also understands how to work with long-term care insurance. The stress of managing a situation such as this is overwhelming, and the kindness and generous nature of the Home Care Assistance staff was a huge relief and support in a most difficult time. "
- E.S. San Anselmo, CA

"We wish to support their independence without sacrificing their safety."

"Our family has worked hard to honor our mother's wish to remain in her home as long as possible. Though Mom has dementia she is still independent in many respects and enjoys getting out every day for walks and other activities. However, she needs help with meals and attention for safety. Through Home Care Assistance, we have an amazing, caring and bright caregiver giving Mom the 24-hour care she deserves. The office manager is professional, attentive, optimistic and thoughtful in making sure Mom receives the care she requires with the person best suited to be her caregiver. I have suggested and readily recommended Home Care Assistance to anyone who asks my advice about a home care agency. All of the employees are kind and helpful. It's a very stressful time when we have to deal with a loved one who is declining and we wish to support their independence without sacrificing their safety. Home Care Assistance is the answer!"
- D.D. San Anselmo, CA

"I could not have asked for better care."

"I needed help with going to a doctor's appointment. The assigned nurse could not reach our home so instead, the manager, Brian, arrived to assist me. While at the house, he reached out to my husband who was having cardiac issues and implored him to seek help. Brian then took my husband to the ER (I could not drive) which was literally a life saver. When both my husband and I were taken care of and I was brought back home, Brian did not stop. He offered to take my dog for a walk, which she desparetly needed. I could not have asked for better care."
- T.N. Tuscon, AZ

"They make our job easier and we appreciate the high standards they uphold."

"As a professional gerontologist and eldercare 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; our cases run more smoothly, our clients are well-matched with capable, caring caregivers and our families are less stressed. The team at Home Care Assistance makes our job easier and we appreciate the high standards they uphold."
- M.B. Petaluma, CA

"They have been wonderful to work with."

"Home Care Assistance has done a wonderful job for our clients at Eldercare Specialists. They are responsive, caring and provide high-quality caregivers. They have been wonderful to work with."
- Lynn G.

"They supported my 85-year-young Dad through a difficult transition."

"The Home Care Assistance team supported my 85-year-young Dad through a difficult transition. I'll always be grateful."
- R.W. Los Gatos, CA

"Attentive in assessing, anticipating and advocating for our clients' needs."

"In our special situation, the Home Care Assistance team has been extremely attentive in assessing, anticipating and advocating for our clients' needs and providing the necessary care they require. Additionally, they have been wonderful in providing continual updates so we are always aware of our clients' physical and mental conditions and know what to expect. Gold Star."
- C.G. San Francisco, CA

"It was an incredible relief not to have to worry."

"My father needed care suddenly until we could arrange for care in a facility. The Home Care Assistance team was able to find a caregiver who arrived within a couple of hours. The caregivers were wonderful and able to deal with my father who had both vision and hearing problems. We are incredibly pleased with the care he received. It was an incredible relief not to have to worry while we dealt with other issues concerning his care. Thanks!"
- F.S. Mill Valley, CA

"The team is full of professional, kind and caring people who went out of their way to find a good fit for my 93-year old mother who suffers from Alzheimer's."

"Home Care Assistance of Marin did a great job finding the right caregiver for my mother. The team is full of professional, kind and caring people who went out of their way to find a good fit for my 93-year old mother who suffers from Alzheimer's. The team worked tirelessly to find a good fit for my mother, and the caregiver they found was very helpful and supportive of my mother. She assisted her primarily with cognitive games and spending time socializing and helped my mother settle into her new environment."
- K.B. San Rafael, CA

"Our caregiver is such a gift to us and we consider her family."

"This company has made all the difference in the world to my family. Our caregiver is reliable, compassionate and so sweet. She is such a gift to us and we consider her family. Our Care Manager, is icing on the cake. She always checks in on us and makes a point to notice and care for us family caregivers too. She knows when I am having a bad day, as we all do when caring for our parents, and talks me though it. She even shows up with a hug and handmade gifts to cheer us all up. We have had other agencies before and never saw the care manager. Home Care Assistance is exceptional. We are so thankful to have a team that cares. It's not about money it's about loving compassionate care. I highly recommend Home Care Assistance for all your home care needs."
- M.T. Belvedere Tiburon, CA

"Kind, compassionate and helpful."

"The Home Care Assistance team helped with a transition from the hospital to a nursing home and back home. They were kind, compassionate and helpful. All the staff members knew what to do and how to do it. Thank you so much for your help, encouragement and hours of care."
- E.H. Novato, CA

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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.

No Contract

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.

Meet The Care Team

Alexis Ward

Client Care Manager

Alexis has been in the home care industry for nearly a decade. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in social work and has spent the last seven years at the management level in the home care Industry. She works and lives by the philosophy, “Be present in whatever activity your involved in at the moment.” Alexis enjoys getting to work with people at the end of life. Everyone is present for a person’s birth but the circle is often much smaller at the end of life, and being able to provide some support during that time is what keeps her motivated. Alexis’ favorite part about working with seniors is hearing the wisdom that they have acquired over their lifetime.

Bobbie Haught

Home Care Liaison

Bobbie has worked in business development for two private ambulance companies for over 12 years. Her passion is serving the needs of our elderly/geriatric population and accessing the resources available to those most in need with HIV/AIDS. When she is not working, she is actively involved in the community with EMS projects and events. This includes the annual Alzheimer's march, national kidney walks, UCSF children's transplant picnic, and others. In her free time, she likes to cycle, go to museums, and attend events in Golden Gate Park.

Francie Bedinger

Home Care Liaison

Francie is our Marin Client Care Manager and assists elders in need by providing resources and professional help whenever possible. With a Master in Gerontology, she is an expert in promoting positive client, caregiver and staff relationships. She is successful in her community involvement and has built constructive relationships with local professionals in the senior and healthcare communities. Francie is a compassionate and driven individual, with a passion for helping seniors and their families, and is a strong asset to the Marin Home Care Assistance Team.

Inna Fernando

Client Care Manager

Inna's area of expertise is in caregiver and employee training, troubleshooting, quality assurance, systems development, client care, and staffing. She has about 9 years of experience in her field. This experience includes being a Licensed Administrator for RCFE (residential care facility for the elderly), a Business Manager for a Level-4 Behavioral ARF (adult residential facility), an Activities Director for a community based day program, and our very own Home Care Assistance Staffing Manager for 4 years. We are happy to have Inna make this transition in her career at HCA and are excited to see her thrive as a Client Care Manager. Inna's passion for people drives her to do what she does. She says there is nothing more rewarding than to know that our company is contributing to improving the quality of life of our clients, and at the same time providing jobs and opportunities to our caregivers to care for their own families as well.

Lina Cuadra

Staffing Manager

Lina brings extensive experience in caregiving and as a volunteer Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) administrator and staffer at a local home care facility. Her passion to care for the elderly started when she took turns with her other siblings in health care taking care of her dad in a rehab facility for three years and her aging mom back in the Philippines. Her love for the elderly, life experiences and her passion to mentor and support those caring for the elderly prompted her to enter the home care industry.

Lina also has 20 years of biotech research and development experience in the bay area. She has a passion for research and has a tremendous experience with clinical trials, the development of new products, and understanding new medical devices. Lina finished her Doctorate in Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Biology and Nursing in the Philippines, where she was born, and completed her Clinical Trials Management online course at University of Delaware.

Meredith Scully

Head of Operations

Meredith began her career in private duty home care in the early 90’s as the Owner/Operator of a Private Duty Home Care Agency. She spent four years as an Independent Insurance Broker/Consultant working with families on Long Term Care Planning. In 2004, Meredith was recruited by a Premier Provider Geriatric Care Management/Private Duty Home Care where she served as the Executive Director. In this position, she oversaw operations for the Bay Area Market and vastly grew the business from its inception. Meredith was promoted up through the company until she became the VP of Operations in 2012.

Meredith particularly enjoys the people part of the business. Building and leading teams and empowering others are what drives her. She believes that success starts with the people. Creating a winning team to share in a vision that can drive momentum to achieve growth has been fundamental to her success. She strives for a value-based, service delivery model to meet her customer's needs. This starts with investing in her employees so that they can, in turn, invest in meeting her customer's needs.

Pomi Palmer

Staffing Manger

With a strong interest in health, healing and coaching, Pomi has a long background in customer service and as a supplements buyer for a large natural foods chain. Pomi graduating from the Registered Nursing Program at College of Marin 2008, with a special interest and GOA, in geriatric care. She was inspired by her Grandmother Ola, who lived a full life to 104 years old, partly genetics and partly due to the quality of care she received from her caregivers. Pomi worked as a caregiver, privately and with an agency, while raising her daughter. She loved the flexibility and eventually become a recruiter for a home care agency and staffing manager for two years before coming to Home Care Assistance. She is excited to be working for a strong and expanding company with the talent to “cherry pick” quality caregivers/staff who have passion and who will take care of and empowering one another and our own aging community.

Samantha Detwiler

Human Resources Coordinator

Sharmian Mims

Senior Staffing Manager

Sharmian has over ten years of professional experience in long-term care and started her career as an Activity Assistant at a skilled nursing facilitiy in the East Bay. She has a variety of skills in sales and marketing, AP/Payroll and Human Resources and has earned a BA in Mass Communications and a MS in Administration. Sharmian enjoys the organization of HR and hopes to help clients and caregivers smoothly and efficiently navigate the home care maze.

Tiffaney Rae Adams

Staffing Manager

Tiffaney Rae comes to the Marin County staffing team with over 10 years of customer service experience, five of those years focused on senior care. She has worked in multiple capacities including office management, client care coordination, sales, and operations. She has a natural-born passion for helping people and prides herself on cultivating positive relationships within her community. She carries this out as a Home Care Assistance Staffing Manager by supporting our caregivers, and the families they serve, in proper caregiving matching, scheduling, and care plan oversight.

Elaina Davis

Care Advisor

Elaina brings over 10 years of customer service experience to her role at Home Care Assistance, Her specialty is educating clients on our services with compassion and understanding. Elaina loves working as a client advocate to help each client find the best solution for their needs. Relieving stress from family caregivers and helping seniors to remain in their homes is what she finds most fulfilling in her role. Elaina's favorite part about working in customer service is answering the questions a client may not have even realized they need to ask. She aims to take as much of the work off of the client as possible, making the process as stress-free as possible. She looks forward to making a difference in the lives of local seniors!

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.

Danielle Gundermann

Care Advisor

Danielle brings over 20 years of customer service and operations experience to her position at Home Care Assistance. Danielle started in the health care industry in 2014 as a Managed Care Coordinator for a specialty pharmacy. She worked closely with patients and physicians coordinating their pharmacy care plan. Danielle has a genuine passion for helping people and serving the senior community. At Home Care Assistance, she looks forward to making a difference in the live's of our clients and their loved ones.

James Ferlin

Care Advisor

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.

Mina Yap

Care Advisor

Mina is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and began her career in health care in 2011. Since then, she has learned a lot in her many roles. She started as a hospice nurse and then became a nurse for concierge doctor, home health nurse, and intake coordinator for a home health & caregiving agency. Mina believes that helping people who can't help themselves is what we are here for. By working for Home Care Assistance, she feels she can make a difference in the lives of seniors and help the home care industry thrive.

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