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Senior housing types near Bakersfield, CA

  • Magnolia Place

    Magnolia Place

    8100 Westwold Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (44)
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    Brookdale Bakersfield is a premiere assisted living and memory care community in Bakersfield, California. Our community has an ideal location in a quiet, residential area of Bakersfield near shopping, dining, the downtown area, The Shops at Riverwalk and we are just minutes from Mercy Southwest...

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  • Brookdale Riverwalk

    Brookdale Riverwalk

    350 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (33)
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    Here you have fewer chores and more adventures.  Our CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community) in Bakersfield, California, has independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all on one campus. And if you or your spouse need more care later, you’ll have the lifestyle you want...

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  • The Village at Seven Oaks

    The Village at Seven Oaks

    4301 Buena Vista Road, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (15)
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    The Village at Seven Oaks is an assisted living community located in sunny Bakersfield, Kern County, California. Golfers will love being able to play their favorite game on a year-round basis, and art enthusiasts will enjoy not only classic First Friday activities but Third Thursday events as well....

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  • A&A Bakersfield Care Home

    A&A Bakersfield Care Home

    12203 El Capitan Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93312
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    A & A Bakersfield Care Home provides superior care for seniors needing help with their daily activities such as but not limited to bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, preparation of meals, feeding assistance, medication assistance, incontinence management and planned daily activities. The home...

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  • Calloway Gardens

    9706 Harvey Ct, Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (6)
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    Calloway Gardens is consists of two individual communities in Bakersfield, California, where the main goal is to provide the best care your family needs. Recognizing each residents individuality, dignity and maintaining their well being in a home atmosphere. Understanding that your concern is our...

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  • Summer Springs Board and Care

    6112 Summer Springs Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (3)
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    Summer Springs Board and Care is a senior care home located in the city of Bakersfield, California, in the San Joaquin Valley of Kern County. Our harmonious community is situated in close proximity to the heart of Bakersfield in a cozy residential neighborhood. Here in Bakersfield you can find many...

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  • Balance Residential Care

    9802 Vertrice Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (3)
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    Balance Residential Care lies within Bakersfield, CA and serves Kern County. This residential care home in Southern California is situated near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. The area receives warm, mild temperatures throughout the year and more days of sunshine than most other parts of...

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  • Heritage Assisted Living

    3801 Paseo Airosa, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (6)
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    Heritage Assisted Living is located in one of the friendliest cities in TN, Knoxville. Heritage offers an apartment type feel instead of a medical or facility type atmosphere. You want your loved ones to feel at home during these years. Because of this, we have a small amount of rooms. This provides...

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  • Lerwick Home Care

    10213 Lerwick Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311
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    Lerwick Home Care is located in Bakersfield, CA in beautiful Kern County. This residential care home offers seniors a great place to live in the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Bakersfield provides residents and their guests with plenty of opportunities to get out and do something, including...

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  • Divine Mercy Home Care

    10239 Lanesborough Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (7)
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    Divine Mercy Home Care is an assisted living community located in the city of Bakersfield, California in the county of Kern. The architecturally beautiful neighborhood where Divine Mercy Home Care is located in an absolutely wonderful place to take long walks in the beautiful California sun. Many...

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  • A Comfort Care Home

    12409 Andes Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (3)
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    A Comfort Care Home A Comfort Care Home is located in Bakersfield, CA in Kern County. This residential care home provides a safe place to live in an area that offers much to do and see. Those who spend time in Bakersfield enjoy spending time at the Kern County Museum, checking out Fox Theater, and...

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  • The Palms of San Lauren

    5300 Hageman Rd, Bakersfield, CA 93308
    (1)
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  • ICare Living Assistance

    1131 South H St, Bakersfield, CA 93304
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  • Golden Castle Assisted Living

    2607 Mt. Vernon, Bakersfield, CA 93306
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  • Eva's Care Home in Lancaster

    Eva's Care Home in Lancaster

    2851 W Avenue J9, Lancaster, CA 93536
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    “Eva’s Care Home in Lancaster” is an assisted living facility located in Lancaster, Los Angeles County, CA. This place provides care to elderly who require assistance with activities of daily living. This care setting provides an intermediate level of care for residents who cannot safely live...

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  • The Gables of Ojai

    The Gables of Ojai

    701 N. Montgomery St., Ojai, CA 93023
    (7)
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    Over sixty years ago founders of AARP envisioned a gracious retirement community, prerequisites included: temperate climate, beautifully landscaped gardens, community rooms and amenities designed to serve the most discriminating seniors. Hence, their vision of what was to become The Gables was born....

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  • Arayata Elderly Care

    Arayata Elderly Care

    44849 Lotus Lane, Lancaster, CA 93536
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    Along with our excellent elderly care, Arayata Elderly Care eliminates the stress and worry family members are experiencing over the care of their elderly loved ones. Seniors are also comforted and feel at ease knowing that a caring, experienced Arayata Elderly Care caregiver will be there to assist...

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  • Prestige Assisted Living at Visalia

    Prestige Assisted Living at Visalia

    3120 West Caldwell Avenue, Visalia, CA 93277
    (15)
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    Prestige Assisted Living at Visalia is a beautiful community, conveniently located near medical and dental clinics, shopping, and public transportation. Prestige Assisted Livingng has 44 spacious studio, one bedroom, and 2 bedroom apartments. With the U shape of our building, we have the perfect...

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  • The Cromwell Home

    The Cromwell Home

    29536 Cromwell Ave., Val Verde, CA 91384
    (3)
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    Welcome to The Cromwell Home. We are pleased to have you here. Our facility is located in a lovely, quiet and countryside neighborhood of Castaic-Val Verde, Santa Clarita Valley, California. Although, it seems we are a little out of town, but it just 10 minutes to Valencia Shopping Mall, or to Henry...

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  • Fillmore Country Club

    Fillmore Country Club

    827 River Street, Fillmore, CA 93015
    (10)
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    Fillmore Country Club is a beautifully designed Senior Community with Assisted Living Services, short-term stays, and an appealing alternative for seniors who need some assistance with their daily routines such as bathing, dressing and medication reminders. Located in Fillmore, CA, we are surrounded...

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  • Park Visalia Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Park Visalia Assisted Living & Memory Care

    3939 W Walnut Ave, Visalia, CA 93277
    (20)
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    Park Visalia Assisted Living provides a full range of exceptional senior living options. Our community offers all of the comforts of home with the added benefit of a team of experienced, caring professionals dedicated to providing you or your loved one with quality service. We offer seniors spacious...

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  • The Havens at Antelope Valley

    The Havens at Antelope Valley

    43051 15th St W, Lancaster, CA 93534
    (20)
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    The Havens at Antelope Valley is located in the California High Desert—just 55 miles from Los Angeles. Our community's ideal location is nearby shopping malls, restaurants, medical services, and parks and recreation centers. We are far enough away from the city to enjoy the peace of a residential...

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  • Ana Residential Care

    Ana Residential Care

    1046 East Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA 93535
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    A.N.A. Residential Care is a residential care home located in the city of Lancaster in the county of Los Angeles, California. This quiet northern suburb of Los Angeles has a beautifully well planned design that makes it easy to navigate and great for morning or evening walks. Multiple local parks...

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  • Jordeth Senior Care Home

    Jordeth Senior Care Home

    2226 West Perez Court, Visalia, CA 93291
    (8)
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    Jordeth Senior Care Home Jordeth Senior Care Home is a residential care home located in the picturesque city of Visalia, in San Joaquin Valley, California. Our beautiful city is perfect for seniors looking to spend some time in the great outdoors. With a breathtaking natural landscape, located near...

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  • Sunrise at Sterling Canyon

    Sunrise at Sterling Canyon

    25815 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355
    (30)
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    Located in the heart of Valencia, Sunrise at Sterling Canyon is situated next door to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, across the street from Granary Square and just blocks away from Valencia Town Center Mall. Sunrise at Sterling Canyon sits just around the corner from the beautiful Vista...

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  • Oakmont of Santa Clarita

    Oakmont of Santa Clarita

    28650 Newhall Ranch Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
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    Oakmont of Santa Clarita assisted living community provides seniors with the memory care that they need in the beautiful city of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California. This community offers its residents a safe and caring place to live, and the city of Santa Clarita has much to offer to...

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  • GranVida Carpinteria

    GranVida Carpinteria

    5464 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (3)
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    GranVida is a community, a neighborhood of like-minded people who enjoy the uniqueness and beauty of coastal living. Like Carpinteria itself, GranVida embodies small town friendliness, hospitality and social inclusion. As the only senior living and memory care community in Carpinteria, GranVida...

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  • Atria Santa Clarita

    Atria Santa Clarita

    24431 Lyons Ave, Santa Clarita, CA 91321
    (29)
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    Located in the Santa Clarita Valley, just north of Los Angeles with easy access to the 405 Freeway, Atria Santa Clarita is a vibrant community where seniors benefit from a simplified lifestyle, with discreet support from a 24-hour staff. In addition to independent and assisted living options, the...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Santa Clarita

    Pacifica Senior Living Santa Clarita

    24305 West Lyons Avenue, Newhall, CA 91321
    (24)
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    Pacifica Senior Living offers a full spectrum of services and amenities, and will coordinate with you a specific program to meet your individual needs and lifestyle. Assisted Living offers independence while providing you with a lifestyle of leisure activities, meals with your friends and new...

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  • The Palms at Bonaventure Assisted Living and Memory Care

    The Palms at Bonaventure Assisted Living and Memory Care

    111 North Wells Road, Ventura, CA 93004
    (12)
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    The Palms is beautifully designed with spacious common areas to enjoy with family and friends. Our elegant dining room serves three chef-prepared meals every day. Activities are an integral part of the lifestyle at The Palms and include arts, crafts, table games, fitness classes, and outings. Weekly...

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  • Alexander Gardens

    Alexander Gardens

    2120 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (3)
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    Alexander Gardens is a spectacular historic home nestled in the Mission area of downtown Santa Barbara, amongst lush, stunning gardens. Concern for the care and needs of seniors has been a hallmark of Alexander Gardens, since the original family built 'casitas' for their elderly loved ones....

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  • Villa Santa Barbara

    Villa Santa Barbara

    227 Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (25)
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    Live life in style at Villa Santa Barbara, where residents can soak up the Southern California sun and enjoy desired amenities and services fit for the American Riviera. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and...

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  • Finest Living at Crestwood

    Finest Living at Crestwood

    225 Crestwood, Ventura, CA 93003
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    Finest Living Guest Home was established in 2004 and continues to provide the finest in elderly care in the county of Ventura.

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  • Ventura Townehouse

    Ventura Townehouse

    4900 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003
    (62)
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    Our retirement community provides a private secure environment for seniors who are seeking a lifestyle free from encumbrance and household worries. From the moment you enter the Ventura TowneHouse, you'll appreciate our enlivening approach to retirement. The lively conversations in the lounge,...

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  • Aegis of Ventura

    Aegis of Ventura

    4964 Telegraph Rd., Ventura, CA 93003
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    Aegis of Ventura features an elegant Spanish style architecture that is beautifully enhanced by luscious landscaping and courtyards. Inside, our compassionate staff treats you like a second family -- starting each day with a smile, a hug and engaging conversation. We offer exceptional Assisted...

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  • Palmdale Senior Villa, LLC

    Palmdale Senior Villa, LLC

    38719 37th Street East, Palmdale, CA 93550
    (1)
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    Palmdale Senior Villa, LLC is a senior care home located in Los Angeles County in Palmdale, California. Palmdale is a unique and interesting city full of recreation and fun to be had. Palmdale is situated in the Mojave High Desert and is separated from Los Angeles by the lovely San Gabriel Mountains...

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  • Enduring Oaks Assisted Living

    Enduring Oaks Assisted Living

    4264 Colibri CT, Moorpark, CA 93021
    (7)
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    Enduring Oaks has invested so much effort into your loved one's dream home. Our newly remodeled facility has a remarkable home feel, gorgeous surroundings, and a great staff. We know it takes more than bricks and mortar to make a home, so we provide love, residents provide the memories, and we both...

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  • Sunrise at Wood Ranch

    Sunrise at Wood Ranch

    190 Tierra Rejada Road, Simi Valley, CA 93065
    (25)
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    Sunrise at Wood Ranch offers residents a life full of comfort, independence and happiness. We offer assisted living as well as memory care in our beautiful community. We have a smaller neighborhood called Terrace Club designed for those with early memory loss and that do not need a secured...

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  • Cypress Place

    Cypress Place

    1200 Cypress Point Ln, Ventura, CA 93003
    (21)
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    Our senior living community in Ventura, California, ensures that life here is exciting, from well-designed apartment homes with convenient features to delicious dining and enriching activity offerings. Regardless of how you choose to spend your day, our friendly staff is here to provide you with all...

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  • The Lexington Assisted Living

    The Lexington Assisted Living

    5440 Ralston St, Ventura, CA 93003
    (38)
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    Serving our senior community since 1991, our coastal ambiance with a central courtyard & 3 beautifully landscaped acres, year-round heated pool & Jacuzzi. 'Sweet Shop' snack room with snacks and beverages available all day, complete with jukebox that plays 45's. Large, sky-lit, exercise/activity...

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  • Simi Hills Home Care Center

    Simi Hills Home Care Center

    2062 Vera Court, Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (6)
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    Designed to meet the primary needs of elderly who can not function independently but who does not need skilled nursing care. Provides a home-like environment creating community of compatible adults here they can 'age place'. Our goal is to create a Home with atmosphere of acceptance and warmth.

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  • Via Esmeralda LLC

    3521 E. Elma St, Camarillo, CA 93010
    (8)
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    VIA ESMERALDA L.L.C. is a non-medical care facility licensed by the California State Department of Social Services which IS NOT ALLOWED TO PROVIDE 24-HOUR SKILLED NURSING CARE. It is designated to meet the primary needs of the growing population who are unable to function totally, independently, but...

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  • Atria Las Posas

    Atria Las Posas

    24 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010
    (39)
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    Celebrate your independence at Atria Las Posas! Entertain family and friends in the courtyard and enjoy the outdoor grill. Or take advantage of all the community has to offer inside, including a movie room with projector screen, an upgraded salon, and a fitness center with senior-friendly equipment....

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  • Brookdale Camarillo

    Brookdale Camarillo

    6000 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
    (28)
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    The Best Is Yet To Come Experience what the golden years are really about in our beautiful senior living community in Camarillo, California. Surrounded by nature’s finest display of gardens and walking grounds, you can savor resort-like amenities, luxury dining and an abundance of soul-filling...

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  • Belmont Village Thousand Oaks

    Belmont Village Thousand Oaks

    3680 North Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    (32)
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    Belmont Village Thousand Oaks is conveniently situated, with easy access to Los Robles Regional Medical Center and the abundant restaurants, shopping, and entertainment venues along Thousand Oaks Blvd. and in Westlake Village. Also nearby are numerous churches and two synagogues, Thousand Oaks...

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  • Casablanca Home Care

    Casablanca Home Care

    17216 Goya Street, Granada Hills, CA 91344
    (4)
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    Casablanca Homecare provides non-medical care and supervision for the elderly. Our goal is to maintain a high quality of life for our residents as their needs change. We recognize that each individual has specific needs and we strive daily to understand and satisfy these. To provide the highest...

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  • The Reserve at Thousand Oaks

    The Reserve at Thousand Oaks

    3575 N Moorpark Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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    The Reserve at Thousand Oaks is a beautiful place where seniors can enjoy a special quality of retirement living. It is nestled on 9 acres in the hills in Thousand Oaks. Living Independently at The Reserve at Thousand Oaks Condo Style Apartments offers residents the comfort of knowing that 24-hour...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard

    Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard

    2211 E Gonzales Rd, Oxnard, CA 93036
    (102)
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    Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard, an award-winning full-service luxury senior apartment community located in beautiful Oxnard, CA. Our assisted living apartments and exquisite memory care neighborhood offers luxurious care, peace of mind, and maximum comfort tailored to the needs of each...

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  • Zann Daily Care

    Zann Daily Care

    11500 Baird Avenue, Northridge, CA 91326
    (2)
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    Spacious and clean facility provides supervision and assistance with activities of daily living. Coordination of services by outside healthcare providers monitoring of residents activities to help and ensure their well being and safety. Assistance includes administration of medications by a skilled...

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  • Park Vista at Thousand Oaks

    Park Vista at Thousand Oaks

    350 Arcturus St., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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    Park Vista Senior Living is a locally owned and operated assisted living community located in the heart of beautiful Thousand Oaks, California. Nestled in a prestigious rural neighborhood and overlooking Thousand Oaks Community Park, Park Vista offers an ideal location with access to shops,...

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Assisted Living Bakersfield

Assisted living facilities provide supervision, recreational activities, and personal care to seniors who require assistance with the activities of daily living. Under certain circumstances, assisted living facilities may provide skilled nursing care, dementia care, or hospice services. The services typically offered at this type of care facility may include:

  • Organized activity, social events, and outdoor recreation
  • Limited nursing care and assistance with prescriptions
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Meal services
  • Transit support
  • Help with scheduling appointments
In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $54,000. The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division supervises this type of facility. Public assistance is available through the state's Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program.

Licensing Requirements – California

Cost of Living in Bakersfield, CA

Like many cities on the West Coast, the cost of living in Bakersfield is nearly ten points above the national average of 100. This is reflected in the city's high property cost and the fact that over 20 percent of the population pays more than 30 percent of their household income on rent.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
109 98 $1,383 20.7% $227,388 $60,058 no estate tax or inheritance tax 7.2%

Local Hospitals and Healthcare Providers

In total, there are 7 hospitals located in Bakersfield which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Bakersfield include:

  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Adventist Health Bakersfield

Weather and Climate

Bakersfield has a hot desert climate. This means that the city experiences a large amount of evaporation compared to a below average amount of precipitation. During the summer the temperatures can be very high while the winters tend to be pleasant and mild. On average, the humidity level for Bakersfield is roughly 49%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of January at roughly 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
83°F 101°F (July) 64°F (July) 51°F 67°F (February) 38°F (December)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
90 (Moderate) 127 in the month of December (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

When the air quality index rating is at the level of unhealthy for sensitive groups the air quality is rated as dangerous for those who have upper respiratory issues like COPD. During these periods all persons should limit the amount of time spent on outdoor activities to a minimum, especially those who are at risk.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
<1” 1” (December) 0” earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Kern county

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
40.42% 53.07% 6.51%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26% 22% 7%

Population Statistics

Population trend
Population metro Population city proper Population density
380,874 574,362 982 people per square mile growing at a rate of 1.16%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
31 19% 8% 4% 2%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Other or Not Specified Mixed Race
7.3% 7.5% 49.2% 1.1% 0.2% 68.3% 3.6% 12%

Religious Denominations

Judaism Eastern Religions Islam Atheist or Agnostic Catholicism Baptist Other Christian faith
0.1% 0.5% 0.5% 50.6% 30% 4% 7%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
17,540 41 5

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
9% 64% 10% 19% 5% 5%

Bakersfield is considered moderately friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that for the most part, members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination. However, Bakersfield breaks the mold on West Coast cities and instead opts for more traditional family and religious values. This means that there are parts of the city that members of the LGBTQ+ community may expreience some levels of discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Bakersfield is located in picturesque Kern county which is famous for its “on-site” filming locations. The city is nestled among a diverse landscape of farm land, mountains, desert, rolling hills, and deep valleys.

Bakersfield has deep ties to country music as the birthplace of the “Bakersfield sound.” The Buck Owens Crystal Palace carries on this legacy as a very respected concert venue.

There are four museums located in the city, the largest of which is the Kern County Museum. For those who enjoy outdoor recreation there are the Panorama Bluffs, a popular hiking spot.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Bakersfield, CA

A Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) provides care, supervision, and assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing and grooming. They may also provide incidental medical services under special care plans. The facilities provide services to persons 60 years of age and over and persons under 60 with compatible needs. RCFEs may also be known as assisted living facilities, retirement homes and board and care homes. The facilities can range in size from six beds or fewer to over 100 beds. The residents in these facilities require varying levels of personal care and protective supervision. Because of the wide range of services offered by RCFEs, consumers should look closely at the programs of each facility to see if the services will meet their needs.

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