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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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Very resourceful as we navigated the chall...

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 ...

-- Athena K. San Anselmo, CA
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The team takes the time to get to know the...

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 onl...

-- P.C. El Dorado Hills, CA
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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, profess...

-- N.G. Kings County, CA
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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...

-- L.R. San Rafael, CA
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A huge relief and support in a most diffic...

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 Assist...

-- E.S. San Anselmo, CA
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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. H...

-- D.D. San Anselmo, 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.

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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.

Meet the Marin 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.

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.

Jessica Fowler

Staffing Manager

Prior to joining Home Care Assistance, Jessica Fowler was a Lead Caregiver and Senior Med Tech for five years. She also brings experience from her time as an Activities Director. Jessica's expertise is with those who have Alzheimer's and in training caregivers. She believes that our seniors are the people who raised our generation and it is our turn to return the favor. A life motto of Jessica's is that "if what you are doing makes you unhappy then stop doing it." Jessica loves the senior population in her community. Being able to make even one person's day better makes the hard work worth it. Her favorite part about working with seniors is laughing with them. Jessica loves connecting with them and making them know they matter.

Megan Verby

Staffing Manager

Megan has been in the home care industry for 13 years. She loves meeting new caregivers and making positive connections with caregivers and clients. Megan has worked both in scheduling and recruiting. She believes in "always being kind and helping others when possible," and strives to focus on the positive. Megan loves that her job helps her make someone's day, whether that is by providing a client with the help they need or helping a caregiver find a great job. Megan loves hearing the stories seniors share about their lives.

Tanja Obear

Client Care Manager

Tanja Obear is passionate about working in eldercare. She has a proven track record of improving the quality of life for seniors by identifying and managing all aspects of their home care services. Her person-centered approach focuses on ensuring the client’s safety, promoting independence, and supporting each client’s personal and unique preferences. Specializing in memory care, Tanja enjoys creating solutions to the complex challenges of dementia care. She has a background in working at Assisted Living Communities in Marin as a Memory Care Coordinator and as a Vibrant Life Director. Working closely with clients and their families to meet each client’s unique and changing care needs and improving the client’s overall quality of life makes every day meaningful to her.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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