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Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Find 33 Home Care Facilities near Palm Desert, CA

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

Find the best home care agencies in Palm Desert to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Palm Desert home hospice care. Personalized home care in Palm Desert can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 33 options for accredited home care in Palm Desert, CA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

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Affordable Companion Care Inc.

78206 Varner Road #D1, Palm Desert, CA 92211

(1 review)

We are a Home Care Facility. We provide care for our clients, mainly seniors, who can no longer function in their own home without help. We work only on a 24 hour basis with long term care. We contract with our clients for a 28 day period. Our attendants work for long periods of time so the...

A & A Homecare Svc

77564 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211

(0 review)

Loving Care In Home Registry Services

58923 Business Park Drive Ste I, Yucca Valley, CA 92284

(2 reviews)

We have been in business since 2002. We are listed with Dept of Aging and Visiting Nurse Association. We have four levels of care from companion care to hospice. Most of our staff have had a dual employment with our company and state in home support services that are already background checked....

Bright Star Healthcare

29737 New Hub Drive, Suite 101, Menifee, CA 92586

(1 review)

We know how overwhelming the responsibility of caring for a family member can be. We once needed help caring for a loved one, but didn’t know where to turn to give her the quality of care, and the quality of life, she deserved. Compelled by a need to find care that was more — more dependable,...

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Comfort Keepers

42-800 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

(8 reviews)

Never Alone Living Assistance - Temecula

28441 Rancho California Road #207, Temecula, CA 92590

(7 reviews)

Right at Home of Temecula

29379 Ranch California Road Suite 104, Temecula, CA 92591

(5 reviews)

Right at Home In Home Care & Assistance Companionship/Homemaking Light housekeeping and meal preparation can become frustrating tasks to those affected by aging. Right at Home provides assistance for numerous daily activities, as well as basic peace-of-mind services: Safety supervision...

Senior Helpers - Thousand Palms, CA

72096 Dunham Way Suite H, Thousand Palms, CA 92276

(3 reviews)

Cerna Homecare

777 East Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262

(3 reviews)

Angels Embrace Indio

41605 Goodrich Street, Indio, CA 92203

(3 reviews)

Angels Embrace Home Health Care’s large network of quality employees ensures that the most professional, compatible and reliable CAREGivers will assist your loved one.

Home Instead - Hemet, CA

414 S Palm Ave, Hemet, CA 92543

(3 reviews)

Accent Care

27851 Bradley Road Suite 140, Sun City, CA 92586

(3 reviews)

Home Helpers

32349 Cercle Latour, Temecula, CA 92591

(1 review)

Addus Healthcare

380 North San Jacinto Avenue #101, 102, & 103, Hemet, CA 92543

(1 review)

AfterCare Homecare & Living Assistance

5668 West Ramsey #E, Banning, CA 92220

(1 review)

AfterCare Homecare & Living Assistance is located just east of Highland Springs Rd.in the city of Banning. We provide In-home service to residents living in communities in the Riverside and San Bernardino County area.

Right at Home

71780 San Jacinto Ste F3, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

(0 review)

Right At Home’s Mission “To Improve the Quality of Life,” is realized by affording peace of mind, security and comfort to its clients and their loved ones by providing trained, insured and bonded caregivers for a variety of needs. Whether one needs extra attention after a stay in the hospital,...

Caring Hands Of The Desert

71511 Highway 111 # I, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

(0 review)

Maxim of Palm Desert - Companion Services

70017 Highway 111# 5B Suite 5B, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

(0 review)

Reliable Care That Promotes Independence Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is one of the nation’s most trusted home healthcare providers. Our company wide commitment to superior service has fueled our growth to more than 230 branch offices across the nation. With Maxim, you or your loved one will...

Fatima Home Care

69814 Fatima Way, Cathedral City, CA 92234

(0 review)

Inland Respite Inc

43430 Monroe St # F, Indio, CA 92201

(0 review)
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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 Palm Desert, California

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Health care

Senior activities

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

Financial assistance

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

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Palm Desert is somewhat car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Palm Desert include SunLine Transit Agency. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Palm Desert has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is fairly walkable.

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Health care

Palm Desert 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 few hospitals, including Eisenhower Medical Center and John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital.

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Senior activities

Situated in the heart of Greater Palm Springs, Palm Desert is known for its shopping, entertainment, and recreational opportunities. Seniors can spend their day exploring the El Paseo Shopping District where they’ll find public art pieces, upscale shopping, gourmet restaurants, and much more. Whether it’s catching a show at the McCallum Theatre, feeding giraffes at the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, or taking advantage of the fantastic weather on a luxury golf course, there’s something for everyone in Palm Desert.

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Learn More About Home Care in Palm Desert, CA

In Southern California’s majestic Coachella Valley, Palm Desert remains a popular getaway for nearby city dwellers or travelers from afar looking to escape frigid winters. Year-round low humidity, abundant sunshine, upscale shopping, and a variety of golf courses have all led to a slowly increasing population, as visitors end up finding plenty of reasons to stay for good.

Home care, or in-home care, in Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert for you or your loved one.

Cost of Home Care in Palm Desert, CA

The median monthly cost of a home health aide is about $5,000 in the Riverside area and $5,300 in the state of California, according to Genworth.

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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Palm Desert are rated 14 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average.

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 twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
86 94 85 86 86 79

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
$71,617 per year $55,255 per year $59,396 per year $41,981 per year $40,728 per year $4,891 per year $957 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Palm Desert include:

Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 360+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 120+
  • Specialties: emergency department, inpatient surgery, physical therapy

Desert Regional Medical Center

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 360+
  • Specialties: emergency department, hemodialysis, ICU

Weather and Climate

Palm Desert, like most of the Coachella Valley, has a tropical desert climate with warm to hot average temperatures year round, making it one of the warmest areas in the entire country. Summers are very hot, winters are warm, and there’s less than 5 inches of annual rainfall, meaning sunshine is plentiful throughout the year. The average humidity level in Palm Desert is 33%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 41%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
57°F 72°F 42°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
93°F 107°F 78°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 122

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.


  • Average Annual Precipitation: 6.3″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
54 33.7% 53.356 1.990.1 per square mile 2.1

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)
0.4% 5.1% 2.5% 25.5% 0.2% 4.4% 64.5%

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 Palm Desert: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 94/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Riverside County

Democratic Republican Other
49.6% 45.3% 5.1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Palm Desert include:

  • Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
  • CODA Gallery
  • Desert Holocaust Memorial (Civic Center Park)
  • Miles C. Bates “Wave House”
  • Palm Desert Visitor Center

Outdoor attractions in Palm Desert:

  • Civic Center Park (sports, concerts, public art)
  • Palm Desert Aquatic Center
  • Palms to Pines Scenic Byway
  • Bump and Grind Trail
  • The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
  • Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument (wilderness area and hiking trails)

Palm Desert’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • McCallum Theatre
  • The Street Fair at College of the Desert
  • Desert Willow Golf Course
  • El Paseo Square (restaurants, shops, art galleries)


Public transportation in Palm Desert is available via the SunLine Transit Agency, which operates bus routes throughout Coachella Valley and has several stops in Palm Desert. For seniors, SunLine offers the Half-Fare Program available to riders 60 and older, as well as the SunDial Paratransit Service for door-to-door, accessible transit.

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Home Helpers, Bright Star Healthcare and Loving Care In Home Registry Services are the top rated home care agencies near Palm Desert, California. See full list of communities.

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