The small, sunny city of Palm Springs, California is scenically located between three different mountain ranges. This sophisticated urban region offers year-round sunny weather that ranges from hot in summer to mild in the winter months. Despite its hot climate, the city and its surrounding areas are filled with lush, refreshing greenery and recreational marvels, such as the sprawling desert oasis of Palm Canyon or the majestically scenic Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Urban pleasures in Palm Springs include shopping, cultural and nightlife options. Residents can enjoy the many spas and resorts or take in the annual Palm Springs Film Festival. Many other attractions are also available. Palm Springs has a 2010 U.S Census population of 44,552, of which 26.5% are 65 years of age or older, well above the national average of 16.5%.

Palm Springs offers considerable health care resources despite its small size. The city is home to the large Desert Regional Medical Center and hosts several smaller hospitals and clinics. According to data from the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, the average cost of homemaker services for Palm Springs sits at $5,716. This figure, which applies to both homemaker and home health aide services, is moderately higher than the respective national averages of $4,481 and $4,576 for these services.

Note: Home care cost data wasn’t available for Palm Springs, so data for the closest city, San Diego, was used.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Palm Springs area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Palm Springs, CA

2018, 2021

Always Best Care of Desert Cities

45-150 Club Drive, Indian Wells, CA, 92210

She needed them because her health was bad after coming out of the hospital. Her health has improved over the last few months and so we haven’t needed them so much. They’ve been very accommodating t … (read more)
She needed them because her health was bad after coming out of the hospital. Her health has improved over the last few months and so we haven’t needed them so much. They’ve been very accommodating t … (read more)

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Right at Home Palm Springs and Desert Cities

74040 Highway 111, Suite J, Palm Desert, CA, 92260

It is such a help to me, all of the physical activities. I am not well enough to do those things myself. I like that they check in and make sure that the caregiver is here.
It is such a help to me, all of the physical activities. I am not well enough to do those things myself. I like that they check in and make sure that the caregiver is here.

Home Instead – Palm Desert, CA

73-726 Alessandro Dr, Suite 200, Palm Desert, CA, 92260

My care giver was always on time. He was very friendly and happy to assist in any way he could. He is a real credit to his company. They, in turn, are very professional in all their dealings and … (read more)
My care giver was always on time. He was very friendly and happy to assist in any way he could. He is a real credit to his company. They, in turn, are very professional in all their dealings and … (read more)

Calvary Senior Care

9650 Business Center Dr Suite 110, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 91730

The caregivers were wonderful. They were so loving and kind and took great care of my mother at home. When they left in the morning she would say “love you mija (dear one)”. We knew that she was i … (read more)
The caregivers were wonderful. They were so loving and kind and took great care of my mother at home. When they left in the morning she would say “love you mija (dear one)”. We knew that she was i … (read more)

2019

Home Care Assistance of Palm Desert

39620 Washington Street, Suite D , Palm Desert, CA, 92211

They have communicated well with me and they are easy to work with. I like that they are flexible with the schedule.
They have communicated well with me and they are easy to work with. I like that they are flexible with the schedule.

Caring Companions At Home

881 Dover Drive, Suite 260, Newport Beach, CA, 92663

I am grateful. They have helped me with everything they do. I like that they have been very cooperative with my caregiver and me.
I am grateful. They have helped me with everything they do. I like that they have been very cooperative with my caregiver and me.

A Step Above Caregiving, LLC

3144 G St. Suite. 125-209, Merced, CA, 95340

The caregivers from A Step Above Caregiving, LLC pretty much do what we ask them to do. We have caregivers over during the night and they give her showers, wash her hair, and make sure she doesn’t fal … (read more)
The caregivers from A Step Above Caregiving, LLC pretty much do what we ask them to do. We have caregivers over during the night and they give her showers, wash her hair, and make sure she doesn’t fal … (read more)

Redan Home Health

2030 Main St. Suite 1300, Irvine, CA, 92614

great people and very helpful. they take care of my 92 year old father and doing a good job.
great people and very helpful. they take care of my 92 year old father and doing a good job.

Interim HealthCare of Murrieta, CA

24640 Jefferson Ave., Murrieta, CA, 92562

The quality of service is very good. The worker is efficient and follows my instruction. The service enables me to be able to stay in my home.
The quality of service is very good. The worker is efficient and follows my instruction. The service enables me to be able to stay in my home.

API Home Care

77711 Flora Rd, Palm Desert, CA, 92211

We are using API. They have been very helpful to me and are on time, very caring, and seem to be knowledgeable. The young lady that I have coming here is experienced and quite knowledgeable. So, I am … (read more)
We are using API. They have been very helpful to me and are on time, very caring, and seem to be knowledgeable. The young lady that I have coming here is experienced and quite knowledgeable. So, I am … (read more)

Sheridan In-Home Care

400 S. El Cielo Rd, Suite E, Palm Springs, CA, 92262

My mom is a client of Progressive Care Partners. . Their staff is very caring and helpful. They keep us informed and my mom’s caregiver, Carol is most attentive to my mom’s needs. I highly recommend t … (read more)
My mom is a client of Progressive Care Partners. . Their staff is very caring and helpful. They keep us informed and my mom’s caregiver, Carol is most attentive to my mom’s needs. I highly recommend t … (read more)

Aventa Senior Care – Scottsdale

17470 N Pacesetter Way, Suite A, Scottsdale, AZ, 85255

Carol has been fabulous to my Mother
Carol has been fabulous to my Mother

Calvary Home care

P. O. Box 3776, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 91729

Calvary Home Care is dependable and kind. They took care of my husband for six months. I don’t think I could have found a better company. I had Latoya as a caregiver and she was wonderful. Whenever … (read more)
Calvary Home Care is dependable and kind. They took care of my husband for six months. I don’t think I could have found a better company. I had Latoya as a caregiver and she was wonderful. Whenever … (read more)

Yes In-Home Care

73241 Highway 111, Suite 1C, Palm Desert, CA, 92260

Always courteous and professional.
Always courteous and professional.

Absolute Care Providers Inc

1968 S. Coast Hwy Ste 3995, Laguna Beach, CA, 92651

I go through them to take care of my mother, she has had dementia for 4 years and they have been there every step of the way, they stay the night with her and are there for EVERYTHING! They are very r … (read more)
I go through them to take care of my mother, she has had dementia for 4 years and they have been there every step of the way, they stay the night with her and are there for EVERYTHING! They are very r … (read more)

Alaphia Home Care

10630 Town Center Drive, Suite 116, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 91730

Marisol was very helpful responding to my phone calls with urgency, professionalism and phenomenal phone etiquette. She helped get my uncle quick care that was greatly needed.
Marisol was very helpful responding to my phone calls with urgency, professionalism and phenomenal phone etiquette. She helped get my uncle quick care that was greatly needed.

Golden Years Home Care

655 North Mountain Avenue, Suite B, Upland, CA, 91786

My siblings and I were lost not knowing what to do with dad but he wanted to be at home and we found Golden Years to be accommodating and the caregivers kind compassionate and loving. Thank you Golden … (read more)
My siblings and I were lost not knowing what to do with dad but he wanted to be at home and we found Golden Years to be accommodating and the caregivers kind compassionate and loving. Thank you Golden … (read more)

Faith Home Healthcare

71510 Sun Valley Drive, Twentynine Palms, CA, 92277

Faith Home HealthCare is a California State Licensed Home Care Agency dedicated to providing client and family centered home care services. Our goal is to provide quality continuity of care. <p></p> … (read more)
Faith Home HealthCare is a California State Licensed Home Care Agency dedicated to providing client and family centered home care services. Our goal is to provide quality continuity of care. <p></p> … (read more)

Heaven Heights Senior Care

77530 Enfield Lane Building I-202, Palm Desert, CA, 92211

We have been clients of Heaven Heights for over 5 years. My husbands health issues are a stroke, Parkinson’s and dementia. The caregivers provided by HH have always been on time, been very professio … (read more)
We have been clients of Heaven Heights for over 5 years. My husbands health issues are a stroke, Parkinson’s and dementia. The caregivers provided by HH have always been on time, been very professio … (read more)

Vitalitas Home Care Referral Agency

777 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 200-135, Palm Springs, CA, 92262

We have been using Vitalitas Home Care since the beginning of November. Our caregiver is wonderful. She comes early in the morning, gets my husband out of bed, and gives him a bath. Then she gets him … (read more)
We have been using Vitalitas Home Care since the beginning of November. Our caregiver is wonderful. She comes early in the morning, gets my husband out of bed, and gives him a bath. Then she gets him … (read more)

Palm Springs Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Palm Springs:

Mizell Center

Address: 480 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA  92262
Phone Number: (760) 323-5689

The Mizell Senior Center offers Meals on Wheels services to homebound senior residents of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. The organization also handles congregate meals for the elderly and allows in-person pickup of food. As an additional service, Mizell manages a vigilance program for elderly seniors who frequently use its services. Its staff check up on seniors who haven’t been seen for a while and seek emergency assistance for those who seem to be in distress of some kind. Other services include recreational programs and classes in computer literacy, music and arts events, and interest group sessions.

Senior Advocates of the Desert

Address: P.O. Box 2827 Cathedral City, CA 92235-2827
Phone Number: (760) 202-1024

Senior Advocates of the Desert is a nonprofit organization that provides benefits and advocacy services to elderly individuals applying for government programs such as SSI, Veterans Affairs benefits, Medicare, Social Security and other federal or state initiatives. The organization offers emergency financial assistance to people 60 years of age or older who have suffered an economic crisis through no fault of their own. All services offered by the SAOTD are free of charge.

Jewish Family Service of the Desert

Address: 490 S. Farrell Drive, Suite C208, Palm Springs, CA  92262
Phone Number: (760) 325-4088

The Jewish Family Service is a nonprofit organization that offers telehealth and psychiatric counseling to isolated residents. Its services are available to people of different ages but especially focus on seniors. The JFS also offers emergency financial assistance and phone calls to seniors. Additionally, the JFS handles advocacy efforts on behalf of senior residents in the Coachella Valley and Palm Springs communities.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.