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Home Care to Create Your Best Life in Oakland and Berkeley

When you choose Home Care Assistance, a personal Care Manager focuses on your well-being and happiness. They coordinate your schedule, personal preferences and care plan. The Care Manager supports our caregivers in your own home.

We have the deepest roster of caregivers in Oakland and Berkeley. Their knowledge of senior care is always expanding with training opportunities and feedback.

Let us nurture your longevity and help you enjoy time with friends and family.

Our compassionate caregivers accompany seniors to appointments at Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health and doctors in the East Bay and San Francisco.

We escort people to Oakland and Berkeley senior centers and houses of worship. We take elders to events at UC Berkeley, theater at Berkeley Rep and strolls along Lake Merritt.

This is home care for the mind, body and soul. We call it Balanced Care. Live your best life in Oakland and Berkeley, with Home Care Assistance.

Personalized Care for Adults and Seniors in Your Own Home, Independent or Assisted Living Community.

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Keeping Mother and Father at Home

In 2013 my father had a stroke after providing two years of care for my mother with dementia. We weren't sure what to do but once we met the team from Home Care Assistance, we felt so much better about keeping mother and father a...

-- C.M. Oakland, California
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My Parents Are In Their Late 80s

My parents are in their late 80s but still live at home. Their mobility is limited but they are determined to stay "interdependent". All of their children, myself included, visit regularly and do light chores, assistance, and er...

-- C.H. Fremont, California
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Professional, Prompt, and Responsive

They were very professional, prompt, and responsive in setting up care in a short period of time. They worked with my in-laws to get them to accept they care that they really needed.

-- C.B. Alameda, California
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Well-balanced Meals and Helps with Bathing...

Home Care Assistance has been very responsive and easy to work with. The male attendant we currently have is awesome. He feeds my Dad well-balanced meals, helps him with bathing and exercising. He knows what to do and how to do it...

-- V.S. San Leandro, California
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I Never Have to Worry

I have been working with Home Care Assistance since 2013. As a private fiduciary, I come across many situations where elders need in-home care. I've used multiple care agencies over the years and Home Care Assistance is by far th...

-- J.B. Oakland, California
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Wonderful to Work With

Thank you, Home Care Assistance Oakland team, for everything you all have done. You bring a quality of caring and compassion which few can match. Your caregivers have been wonderful to work with and we know it is because of the de...

-- J.W. Piedmont, California

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Meet the Oakland and Berkeley Team

Ryan Dizon

Recruitment Specialist

Ryan brings passion and commitment to his role with Home Care Assistance. He is a huge advocate for empowerment and growth, and he finds pleasure in helping caregivers have the opportunity to do what they are passionate about. His concern is to find the best and quality caregivers that our clients are looking for.

Jodi Solomon-Cook

Client Care Manager

Jodi moved to the East Bay in 1995 and has raised two children in this amazing community. Jodi has personally experienced the challenges often presented to family caregivers. She provided support/care for her own family members for over two decades. She used community resources, home health, personal care, and hospice. She saw the need in the community to assist families and aging members of the community. This caused Jodi to transition to a career in advocacy for seniors and their families.

Her career in senior care management began almost 10 years ago. Jodi is passionate about working with and advocating for seniors and their families. She wants to create nurturing environments that facilitate healing and foster independence.

Cherie Adriano

Senior Caregiver Recruiter

Cherie brings over 15 years of professional experience in business along with 5 years working as a caregiver and medical technician. She has degrees in both Business Accounting and Nursing. This combined expertise allows her to succeed in her role as Hiring Manager, where she hires and trains caregivers as well as provides excellent customer service and client care. Cherie's compassionate and positive personality enable her to effectively communicate with clients and caregivers to help our Alamo office provide exceptional in-home care.

Colleen Collins

Home Care Liaison

Colleen has been in the health care field for over a decade. However, her at-home care experience began when, at the age of thirteen, she started caring for her elderly church neighbors as well as her grandmother. This included sleeping at their homes at night, preparing meals and shopping for them. She also had first-hand experience with caring for a loved one when her mother-in-law was diagnosed with dementia. Colleen's area of expertise is working with individuals with dementia and helping both the individual and the family cope, in part by sharing best practices with the families of her clients. Colleen loves working with the seniors in her community. She feels very fortunate to have been very close to her grandparents and aunts & uncles growing up and I believes they were influential in developing her personality and love for helping others. Colleen loves knowing that she makes a difference every day in the lives of seniors and their families.

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.

Jill Cabeceiras

Head of Operations

Jill has been with Home Care Assistance for over four years and is a valuable asset to the East Bay team. She brings over 10 years of experience in helping families find the right care for their loved ones so that they can continue aging in place. Jill believes that most people, given the choice, would rather stay in the comfort of their home as they age and so she is passionate about working with clients and their families in achieving the highest quality of in-home care.

Lars Bronson

Home Care Liaison

As the Home Care Liaison, Lars coordinates premier care for seniors and provides area resources for their loved ones and eldercare professionals. Lars brings years of both professional and personal experience to the community. His personal philosophy is one of servitude and developing creative outcomes for challenging care situations. Lars' mission is to Change the Way the World Ages, one family at a time. From an early age, Lars experienced first hand how Alzheimer's and dementia affected his grandfather. He also experienced how it impacted his life and the trials and tribulations that followed within his family dynamics. Learning how to care for his grandfather's needs and allowing him to live a full and meaningful life is why he's now passionate about working with families in the field of health care.

Micah Boongaling

Staffing Manager

Micah's area of expertise lies in creating and organizing the schedules for caregivers and clients. This includes daily updates on client and employee changes. Micah works to ensuring that all clients are staffed with qualified employees before she goes home for the evening. She prides herself on developing a system of staff communication that ensured proper implementation of treatment plans and comprehensive patient care. Micah received a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and is working on my MS in Clinical Psychology at Wright Institute. Her personal philosophy is "Work Hard - Play Hard" because she believes that a good work life balance brings success.

Micah is passionate about her job because she loves to work with others. She sees the advantage of working in a team and believes in the age old adages that "two heads are better than one' and "teamwork makes the dream work." For Micah, teamwork has the benefit of accessing more ideas, working in harmony and helping each other for achieving mutual goals.

Ruby Salcedo

Staffing Manager

Ruby's career experience includes Management and Customer Service. She has been in Customer Service for 25 years and in Management for 5 years. This experience makes her a great fit for serving and staffing her HCA caregivers. She enjoys helping people in any way she can. What she loves about her job is the satisfaction at the end of the day knowing that she's made someone smile/happy! Ruby is excited to use her skills and serve her clients the best she can.

Shelby Bates

Client Care Manager

Shelby Bates brings a strong background in customer service to her role with Home Care Assistance. She received her degree in Business Administration, Marketing and previously held a position as an account manager at another home care agency. Shelby has watched her loved ones grow older and become more dependent on other people, so she understands how much aging affects everyone involved. She looks forward to being a valuable resource to seniors during times of need.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Why Choose Home Care Assistance

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Concierge care planning and coordination


24 Hour Care

We are experts in around-the-clock care


24/7 Guarantee

Always there when you need us


Experienced Caregivers

We have the deepest roster of experienced caregivers

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Balanced Care

We nurture healthy minds, bodies and spirits

Cognitive Therapeutics

Brain Health

Cognitive Therapeutics keep minds sharp

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A Trusted Partner

We serve medical, health and senior living communities

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

97% of our clients are satisfied

Brain Health at Home

Take advantage of scientific breakthroughs to keep your mind sharp. One-on-one activities promote vitality, in the comfort of your home. Exclusively from Home Care Assistance.

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