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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Oakland, CA can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Oakland – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Oakland to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Oakland home hospice care. Personalized home care in Oakland can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 194 options for accredited home care in Oakland, CA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

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Senior Helpers - San Mateo, CA

36 42nd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403

4.5
(1 review)

Senior Helpers is a leader in professional, in-home senior assistance services. We have built a reputation for providing the best in dependable, consistent, and affordable non-medical senior care services. We have the people, resources, systems and knowledge necessary to make sure our clients...

Senior Helpers - Pleasanton, CA

5674 Stoneridge Dr., Ste 108, Pleasanton, CA 94588

5.0
(1 review)

Golden Heart Senior Care

3021 Citrus Circle Suite 260, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

(0 review)

For compassionate senior care, you can trust the caring professionals at Golden Heart Senior Care. We are licensed by the State of California to provide in-home, non-medical care. The Hallmark of Golden Heart is that we value our Clients. We're here to help! Our focus is to provide you or your...

Home Care Assistance Palo Alto

148 Hawthorne Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301

(0 review)

Home Care Assistance, Palo Alto's leading provider of in-home senior care, provides premier care at home. Founded by a Certified Geriatric Care Manager and PhD Clinical Psychologist, Home Care Assistance rigorously screens and trains caregivers in its exclusive Balanced Care Method™. This Method...

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AccentCare of Sunnyvale

150 W. Iowa Ave., Suite 101, Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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AccentCare is a nationwide leader in post-acute healthcare as well as specialized care management prior or acute episodes. Our wide variety of innovative services range from personal, non-medical care to skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice and care management. We serve over 92,000...

Professional Healthcare at Home

190 South Orchard #A 105, Vacaville, CA 95688

(0 review)

We are a Medicare Certified Home Health Agency!Professional HealthCare at Home can be viewed by simply clicking onto www.professionalhc.com to learn about all of our services. In addition to our In-Home Care (personal/non-medical), we offer Home Health (skilled/medical) care as part of our...

Golden State Senior Services LLC

723 The Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707

(0 review)

Our reputation:Our clients and relatives of, become our testimony since they highly recommend our referral service to their friends, neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances which is where most of where our clients come from so we rely on our reputation in the local community for referrals.Agency...

Home Care Assistance

480 San Ramon Valley Blvd #B2, Danville, CA 94526

(0 review)

Home Care Assistance serves the elder community in Danville, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Lamorinda, Pleasanton and the entire Tri-Valley area. Our office, in the heart of downtown Danville, is committed to helping local seniors stay in their homes and continue to live independently. We are close to...

Familiar Surroundings Home Care

1568 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

5.0
(6 reviews)

Locally owned and operated, Familiar Surroundings Home Care was built on a philosophy that quality care begins with a trusted relationship between our clients and our company. Providing in-home care for people of all ages and across a variety of settings, including private residences, assisted...

HomeCare Professionals - Daly City, CA

295 89th Street Ste 107, Daly City, CA 94015

3.3
(6 reviews)

HomeCare Professionals, Inc. (HCP) is a full service home care agency servicing primarily San Francisco County, San Mateo County and Santa Clara County. Established in 2005, HCP's mission has been to provide the best in-home care at the best rates possible. HCP is a locally owned and operated...

24 Hr HomeCare - San Mateo

951 Mariners Island Blvd, Suite 300, San Mateo, CA 94404

0.5
(1 review)

24Hr HomeCare is a homecare service in San Mateo, CA which services all of San Mateo county. At 24Hr HomeCare we know how important it is to select the right non-medical homecare provider to care for you or your loved one. We are committed to providing the best possible care. Our team will go...

Christel's Home Care Agency

PO Box 7373, Berkeley, CA 94707

(0 review)

Christel's Home Care is a caregiver registry serving the Bay Area since 1986.Our mission is to help seniors stay in the security and comfort of their own homes so they can maintain the highestquality of life possible.We have a large pool (50-100) of loyal and skilled caregivers who specialize in...

24 Hour Home Care - Palo Alto

228 Hamilton Avenue, 3rd Floor, Palo Alto, CA 94301

(0 review)

24Hr HomeCare can help you continue a full, active and healthy way of life providing a premier non-medical homecare tailored to your needs. 24Hr HomeCare is an award-winning company that has served local communities since 2008, and all offices are company owned and operated. Our team will go...

Bay Area Home Care

2685 Marine Way, Ste 1220, Mountain View, CA 94043

(0 review)

Right at Home

500 East Calaveras Boulevard Suite 329, Milpitas, CA 95035

(0 review)

Right at Home offers caregiving services for almost any family and practically any situation. Our in-home care lets loved ones enjoy healthy lives in the comfort of a familiar environment. We tailor our care to your unique situation through a Custom Care Plan.Right at Home understands your...

ComForCare Home Care San Jose

1650 Zanker Rd, Suite 135, San Jose, CA 95112

(0 review)

ComForcare Home Care is dedicated to establishing a new standard in the quality of non-medical home care services provided to seniors and disabled individuals in our community. Our success is directly attributed to our meticulous selection of the most highly qualified, responsible, reliable, and...

Special Hearts Homecare, Inc

1999 South Bascom Ave, Ste 700, Campbell, CA 95008

(0 review)

Special Hearts Homecare is dedicated to providing personalized care and is available when you need us. Our quest is to keep seniors and those in need in the comfort and security of their own homes, without the loss of possessions, spirit, or independence. When you are ready to take the next step...

Cloverleaf Care

1361 S. Winchester Blvd., Ste 200, San Jose, CA 95128

3.8
(14 reviews)

Beacon Home Care

555 Pierce St., Suite 4, Albany, CA 94706

4.3
(10 reviews)

Beacon Home Care is a local provider of caregivers offering assistance to individuals and families seeking to maintain independence during their time of need within the San Francisco Bay Area. We help families in medical transition to ensure that safety, companionship, and quality of life remain...

Quality Care at Home

699 Lewelling Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94579

4.3
(10 reviews)
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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Services for seniors in Oakland, California

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

In Oakland, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Oakland, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Oakland, California, is somewhat car dependent. Seniors can expect to accomplish most errands on foot and rely on public transportation. Transit options in Oakland include bus routes, a train route, subway access with Bay Area Region Transit (BART), and a public paratransit service called Oakland Paratransit for the Elderly and Disabled (OPED) which provides transportation in Oakland and Piedmont. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Oakland has a somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

Oakland offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Kaiser Foundation Hospital — Oakland/Richmond and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.

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Senior activities

Oakland, California, has a variety of entertainment options for seniors. From parks and zoos to museums and arenas, you’ll always find new things to do. Within Oakland, seniors can enjoy nature by walking along Lake Merritt or observing wildlife at the Oakland Zoo. You can even visit the Oakland Museum of California to learn about the state’s history or catch events and games at the Oracle Arena. Seniors can also make new friends and participate in lively programming at the Oakland Senior Centers.

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Learn More About Home Care in Oakland, CA

Oakland is the largest city in Alameda County and one of the most diverse cities in America. Located in the heart of the Bay Area, Oakland offers all the comforts and amenities of living in a major city at a price more affordable than nearby cities such as San Francisco.

Home care, or in-home care, is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right home care provider in Oakland for you or your loved one.

Cost of Home Care in Oakland, CA

The median monthly cost of a home-health aide is $6,300 in Oakland, and $5,300 in the state of California, according to Genworth.

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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Oakland is rated higher than the national average, as is the case with most major California cities.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
112 135 106 109 109 104

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$71,534 per year $45,469 per year $64,958 per year $39,350 per year $51,517 per year $7,272 per year $1,723 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Oakland include:

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 350+
  • Specialties: heart and vascular services, Alzheimer’s and brain health care, arthritis

Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Oakland/Richmond

  • Facility type: nonprofit short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 360+
  • Specialties: cardiovascular services, hospice, home health care, emergency services

Highland Hospital

  • Facility type: government/county run short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 370+
  • Specialties: cardiovascular services, imaging, skilled nursing

Weather and Climate

Oakland’s climate is classified as Mediterranean, which means the city experiences hot and dry summers with cool and wet winters. The average humidity level is 75%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 80%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
50.9°F 57.1°F 44.7°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
64.9°F 72.7°F 57°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 106

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 22.94 inches

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
38.7 12.9% 446,763 7,608.5 per square mile 2.58

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.9% 15.7% 23.6% 26.9% 0.6% 6.8% 28.2%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Oakland, CA: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election

Democratic Republican Other
79.3% 14.9% 5.8%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Located on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, Oakland was named for the large oak trees that originally covered the area. These days the city is a bustling metropolis closely connected to the surrounding cities in the Bay Area. Oakland is one of the most diverse cities in America, and this is reflected in the city’s culture and its vibrant art scene. The region is known for being very progressive, very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community, and for having the highest concentration of artists per capita in the United States. Notable locations in the city include Downtown Oakland, Chinatown, Old Oakland, and Jack London Square – named after the author who used to frequent the neighborhood.

Oakland is also home to a large music scene and a thriving nightlife community. Bars and nightclubs across the city feature all types of music, ranging from jazz and blues to rock bands and hip hop. One popular event in the city is the monthly Oakland Art Murmur which features live performances, food trucks, and over 30 art galleries and music venues. The event is stretched across 20 city blocks and occurs on the first Friday night of every month.

Oakland has a number of great parks for those who enjoy outdoor recreation. The Joseph Knowland State Arboretum and Park is home to The Oakland Zoo, along with many rare native plants, endangered species, bobcats, and mountain lions. Lake Merritt, located in the center of Oakland, is another great spot for a leisurely afternoon. The popular lake features grassy shores, a nature center, a boat house where you can rent boats and canoes, and a 3.4-mile walking path that runs around the water’s edge. Lake Merritt is also home to the oldest bird sanctuary in North America.

Transportation

Oakland has many great options for getting around the city and the surrounding Bay Area. Transportation between other Bay Area cities is provided by the Bay Area Rapid Transit, which operates electric trains throughout the area. AC Transit operates bus routes all throughout the Oakland metropolitan area. There are also ferries available to connect you to the nearby islands.

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Brightstar Healthcare, Comforcare and HomeAide Homecare are the top rated home care agencies near Oakland, California. See full list of communities.

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