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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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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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Find 166 Home Care Facilities near San Rafael, 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 Rafael, CA can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in San Rafael – 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 Rafael to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to San Rafael home hospice care. Personalized home care in San Rafael can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 166 options for accredited home care in San Rafael, CA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

Home Care near San Rafael, California

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Kindred at Home - San Rafael

185 N Redwood Dr, Suite 150, San Rafael, CA 94903

4.0
(1 review)

FirstLight Home Care of Marin County

4340 Redwood Highway, Suite F-130, San Rafael, CA 94903

(0 review)

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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)

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...

Kindred at Home - Daly City

355 Gellert Boulevard, Suite 130, Daly City, CA 94015

3.5
(2 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
Complete guide to home care

Learn More About Home Care in San Rafael, CA

This picturesque, bayside Marin County town offers all the resources and conveniences of a modern city — like shopping and dining options, health care facilities, and transportation — along with one-of-a-kind museums and recreational areas that allow residents to absorb the surrounding Northern California landscape. Some of San Rafael’s most popular destinations include the Smith Rafael Film Center, the Museum of International Propaganda, and McNears Beach County Park.

Home care, or in-home care, in San Rafael 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 Rafael for you or your loved one.

Cost of Home Care in San Rafael, CA

The median monthly cost of a home health aide in 2020 was about $6,100 in the San Rafael area and $5,500 in the state of California, according to Genworth.

Learn More About San Rafael, CA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in San Rafael are rated 26 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated significantly higher than 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 Groceries Clothing
126 156 123 124 117 113

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
$102,477 per year $71,418 per year $87,599 per year $52,978 per year $53,627 per year $9,081 per year $2,411 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service San Rafael include:

MarinHealth Medical Center

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

San Rafael Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 110+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

San Rafael’s climate is classified as Mediterranean, with mild winters and warm summers. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 80%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
49°F 56°F 41°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
68°F 81°F 55°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 100

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: 34″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
42 19.3% 58,727 3,517 per square mile 2.5

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% 6.8% 1.4% 31.0% <0.1% 4.8% 57.0%

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

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in San Francisco: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Marin County

Democratic Republican Other
78.8% 15.9% 5.2%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in San Rafael include:

  • Marin Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Marin History Museum
  • The Museum of International Propaganda
  • San Quentin Museum
  • Harbor Light Building
  • Saint Rafael Church

Outdoor attractions in San Rafael:

  • Terra Linda Park
  • Freitas Park
  • Boyd Memorial Park
  • China Camp State Park
  • McNears Beach County Park
  • Edgewood Botanical Garden

San Rafael’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Smith Rafael Film Center
  • Century Northgate
  • San Rafael Art and Wine Festival
  • Montecito Plaza
  • Northgate
  • Marin Square

Transportation

Marin County offers numerous local and regional transportation options available to San Rafael residents, including Marin Transit, Marin Access, and Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit. These providers operate buses, ferries, trains, and paratransit services. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in San Rafael.

Frequently asked questions about Home Care agencies in California

Home Helpers, Brightstar Healthcare and Sonoma Homecare are the top rated home care agencies near San Rafael, California. See full list of communities.

There are 166 home care agencies near San Rafael, California. See the full list.

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