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About Assisted Living

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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About Care Homes

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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Veterans Resources

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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About Independent Living

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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About Memory Care

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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About Nursing Homes

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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About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Find the Right Home Care near San Francisco, CA

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

Find the best home care agencies in San Francisco to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to San Francisco home hospice care. Personalized home care in San Francisco can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 195 options for accredited home care in San Francisco, CA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

We are also serving Home Care in surrounding neighborhoods like North Park, Oceanview, and Presidio. You may also consider nearby communities such as Alamo, Burlingame or Campbell.

Home Care Facilities near San Francisco, CA

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Honor - San Francisco

201 Third Street, Suite 1010, San Francisco, CA 94103

4.6
(17 reviews)

Established in 2014, Honor was formed with the mission to change the way we care for our parents. Honor offers: Care Professionals who are trained to provide quality care personalized to your family's needs. Easy-to-use technology that lets you schedule and manage care from anywhere while staying...

24 Hour Home Care - Santa Clara

4675 Stevens Creek, Suite 121, Santa Clara, CA 95051

4.6
(43 reviews)

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...

Preferred Care at Home - Walnut Creek

1196 Boulevard Way Suite 15, Walnut Creek, CA 94595

4.7
(19 reviews)

Welcome to Preferred Care at Home located in Walnut Creek, California and serving the Contra Costa County, San Mateo, County, Santa Clara County, Alameda County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, San Francisco County, Napa County, and Solano County. 'Celebrating life, dignity and...

Home Care Assistance East Bay, CA

190-G Alamo Plaza, Alamo, CA 94507

4.5
(10 reviews)

Home Care Assistance, Alamo'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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Care Indeed - Campbell

419 E. Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008

4.1
(5 reviews)

Care Indeed is a non-medical home care provider. Since 2010 we have been offering hourly or live-in services that fall into these categories: • Personal care• Support with mobility• Help with household chores• Companionship• TransportationWe also send our trained and experienced caregivers,...

Home Care Assistance San Francisco Peninsula

339 Primrose Road, Burlingame, CA 94010

4.2
(3 reviews)

Home Care Assistance, Burlingame'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...

AccentCare of Walnut Creek

1910 Olympic Blvd, Suite 235, Walnut Creek, CA 94956

3.3
(2 reviews)

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...

Care Indeed - San Mateo

102 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94401

4.5
(1 review)

Care Indeed is a non-medical home care provider. Since 2010 we have been offering hourly or live-in services that fall into these categories: • Personal care• Support with mobility• Help with household chores• Companionship• TransportationWe also send our trained and experienced caregivers,...

Home Care Assistance Marin

919 SF Drake Blvd Suite 201, Kentfield, CA 94904

(0 review)

Home Care Assistance, Marin'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...

AccentCare of Petaluma

1301 Redwood Way., Suite 240, Petaluma, CA 94954

(0 review)

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...

Home Helpers of Santa Rosa

703 2nd St. Ste., 306, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

(0 review)

MAKING LIFE EASIER--That is what we do at Home Helpers of Santa Rosa!!From a few hours a week to 24/7 care, we'll tailor a home care plan to fit your lifestyle with the flexibility to change as your needs change. Our companion and personal care services include bathing, dressing, feeding and...

24 Hour Home Care - Walnut Creek

1399 Ygnacio Valley Road Suite 35, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

4.5
(36 reviews)

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...

HomeCare Professionals - Pleasant Hill, CA

3474 Buskirk Avenue Suite C, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

(0 review)

HomeCare Professionals, Inc. (HCP) is a full service home care agency servicing San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County and Contra Costa 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...

Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc. - Petaluma

1372 N. McDowell Blvd, Ste S, Petaluma, CA 94954

4.2
(10 reviews)

Our mission is to ensure a better quality of life for our elderly clients and their families, by providing dependable and affordable in-home care. At Sequoia Senior Solutions:Immediate availability for hourly, 24 hour and live in caregivers.All caregivers are trained employees whose backgrounds...

Thrive Home Care - San Leandro

14895 E. 14th St Suite 130, San Leandro, CA 94578

4.1
(8 reviews)

Kindred at Home - Livermore

1569 Olivina Ave, Suite 129, Livermore, CA 94551

4.4
(7 reviews)

Comforcare Home Care Alameda County

20585 Wisteria Street, Castro Valley, CA 94546

4.9
(6 reviews)

Kindred at Home - Vacaville

190 S. Orchard Ave., Suite B-105, Vacaville, CA 95688

4.2
(7 reviews)

Kindred at Home - Campbell

901 Campisi Way, Suite 310, Campbell, CA 95008

4.3
(6 reviews)

Homecare California

885 N San Antonio Rd Ste, Los Altos, CA 94022

4.9
(4 reviews)

Home Care California is the Peninsula's leading provider of experienced caregivers, nurse assistants, and home health aides at home. Serving the residents of San Mateo & Santa Clara counties, we specialize in live-in, overnight and hourly care. As a Certified Homecare Aide Organization (through...

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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 San Francisco, California

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Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

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

Financial assistance

In San Francisco, 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

San Francisco, California, is not car dependent. Seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in San Francisco include bus routes, train routes, subway access, ferry lines, and public paratransit services. Seniors may receive fare discounts. San Francisco has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

San Francisco 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 UCSF Medical Center and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital.

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Senior activities

San Francisco is a sprawling cosmopolitan area, home to the famous Golden Gate Bridge, retro-style cable cars, Alcatraz Island, and “Painted Ladies” Victorian-style homes. But, tourist attractions aside, you’ll find the city is bustling with its own local interests, too, many of which offer stellar senior discounts. From the monumental redwood forest at Muir Woods National Monument to the sandy shores of Baker Beach to seemingly endless shopping and entertainment in the city itself, this dynamic metropolis is the epitome of vibrancy and culture.

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A city prone to fog, where mountains meet the ocean and man-made modern marvels seamlessly blend into the landscape, San Francisco has the appearance of an impressionist painting or a hundred-year-old postcard, no matter which direction you turn. The Golden Gate City’s dreamlike qualities have helped make it one of the most desirable — and expensive — destinations in the country.

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 San Francisco for you or your loved one.

Cost of Home Care in San Francisco, CA

The median monthly cost of a home-health aide is about $6,300 in San Francisco and around $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 San Francisco are rated 47 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated significantly higher than 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
147 181 143 145 138 134

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
$107,199 per year $58,299 per year $91,557 per year $40,830 per year $61,992 per year $6,374 per year $2,411 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service San Francisco include:

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 780+
  • Specialties: emergency department, joint replacement, ICU

Chinese Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 60+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, inpatient surgery

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 230+
  • Specialties: emergency department, joint replacement, ICU

Weather and Climate

Like much of coastal California, San Francisco has a Mediterranean climate with warm winters and cool summers, where temperatures are moderated throughout the year by ocean breezes. Summers in San Francisco are known for cool winds and fog — an effect of low pressure from California’s interior valleys — so unlike most of the country, July in San Francisco tends to have cooler temperatures than October. The city also has many different microclimates as a result of varying elevation levels and weather influences from the Pacific, which means that certain parts of San Francisco are noticeably sunnier on a regular basis, whereas other areas tend to receive much more rainfall.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
49.4°F 55.9°F 42.9°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
62.8°F 71.1°F 54.5°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 116

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: 20.11”

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
41 15.1% 320,956 5,383.8 per square mile 2.89

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)
0.3% 34.2% 5.2% 15.2% 0.3% 5.4% 40.6%

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 San Francisco, CA: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election

Democratic Republican Other
61.5% 31.5% 7.0%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

A few U.S. cities have a look and feel so distinctive that they seem like their own separate country — or maybe even a dream. “You wouldn’t think such a place as San Francisco could exist,” the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas once observed. “The wonderful sunlight here, the hills, the great bridges, the Pacific at your shoes.” A city prone to fog, where mountains meet the ocean and man-made modern marvels seamlessly blend into the landscape, San Francisco has the appearance of an impressionist painting or a hundred-year-old postcard, no matter which direction you turn.

Sightseers will have their hands full. San Francisco’s cable cars — part of the world’s only remaining manually operated system — are one of the city’s signature tourist attractions, carrying passengers up and down the steep city streets of the downtown area. Cable car riders have easy access to the garden-lined zig-zags of Lombard Street, the pastel Victorian mansions called the “Painted Ladies” along Alamo Square, and the popular restaurants and shops at the Fisherman’s Wharf. The city’s most well-known landmarks, however, are first viewed from afar and are unmistakable when spotted. Offshore from the mainland, the jagged, weathered exterior of Alcatraz Island — home to the now-shuttered federal prison nicknamed “The Rock” — sits in San Francisco Bay in stark contrast to the undeniable beauty of the surrounding terrain and metropolis. And just to the west of Alcatraz, like an entry point to the Pacific Ocean, stand the burnt orange, art deco towers of the Golden Gate Bridge, a symbol of San Francisco which seems to disappear into the sunset like a fiery, steel mirage.

Naturally, San Francisco has remained a mecca for both artists and outdoors enthusiasts since its founding. Distinguished San Francisco museums include the Asian Art Museum, the de Young Museum, the Legion of Honor, the Museum of the African Diaspora, and the Museum of Modern Art. Even Alcatraz features art exhibitions in addition to its historical museum. The gigantic Golden Gate Park spans half the San Francisco Peninsula and includes museums, ponds, trails, nature preserves, a botanical garden, a carousel, and countless other attractions. A convenient escape to the wilderness, Muir Woods National Monument is only about a 30-minute drive north of the city and allows visitors to hike among redwoods on pristine trails and forest boardwalks. An added treat is a baby-boomer favorite called the Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar, built in 1945 around the indoor pool of the historic downtown hotel Fairmont. This nostalgically tropical restaurant and tiki bar transports patrons to the South Pacific with its dimly lit, lush interior and often showers guests with artificial rainfall.

Transportation

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) provides many options for residents and visitors to get around the city with ease and safety. The Muni is San Francisco’s network of trains, buses, cable cars, and streetcars. SFMTA provides paratransit for riders with disabilities, as well as many discounts and accessibility options for seniors.

San Francisco is also known for its walkability and is one of the most bicycle friendly cities in the country, with ongoing plans for increasing the safety and quality of bike lanes.

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Home Helpers, Magis Care and Home Instead - San Mateo, CA are the top rated home care agencies near San Francisco, California. See full list of communities.

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