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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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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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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 196 options for accredited home care in San Francisco, CA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

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Home Care Assistance Oakland

5275 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94618

(7 reviews)

Thank you for your interest in Home Care Assistance of Oakland. We are proud to offer the highest quality live-in and hourly home care to the Bay Area. At Home Care Assistance, we know that choosing the right partner for in-home care can be a challenge. That's why we have put together this site...

Care Indeed - Menlo Park

890 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025

(7 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,...

Comforcare Senior Services-Orinda

301 Village Square, Orinda, CA 94563

(6 reviews)

ComForcare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...

Synergy HomeCare of San Mateo

1710 S. Amphlett Boulevard Suite 128, San Mateo, CA 94402

(5 reviews)

Synergy HomeCare is a provider of 1-1 caregivers. We provide caregivers that go into people's homes and help them with the little things they can't do for themselves, or it is difficult to do for themselves. The bulk of our population is seniors, but we do service people of all ages, including...

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HomeLife Senior Care

6440 Brentwood Blvd. Ste. A, Brentwood, CA 94513

(4 reviews)

HomeLife Senior Care is an award winning, professional non-medical home care agency in Brentwood, CA serving 17 cities with a wide range of specialized services designed to allow elder seniors to retain their independence and remain safely in the home they know and love for as long as possible....

Home Care Assistance Los Gatos

14777 Los Gatos Blvd., # 104, Los Gatos, CA 95032

(3 reviews)

Home Care Assistance, Los Gatos' 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...

Affordable Senior Care

286 East Hamilton Ave Suite D, Campbell, CA 95008

(5 reviews)

Caring for adults of all ages, in their communities and in their homesWith over 45 years combined experience in the Senior Care business, Affordable Senior Care’s management team has the wisdom, knowledge and professionalism needed to provide the highest quality of home care at the lowest...

Senior Helpers - San Mateo, CA

36 42nd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403

(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

(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...

AccentCare of Sunnyvale

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

(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...

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...

CSS Home Care and Senior Services

3666 Grand Avenue, Suite B, Oakland, CA 94610

(9 reviews)

CSS Home Care & Senior Services offers high quality home care. We are passionate about senior care, offering our Home Care clients and their families a higher level of expertise, oversight and transparency. We are unique in the Home Care industry - run by specialists in senior care and each of...

Familiar Surroundings Home Care

1568 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

(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

(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

(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...

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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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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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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.


  • 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.


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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