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From old-growth Redwood forests to white sandy beaches, California has earned its nickname as The Golden State for good reason. California is home to great weather, year-round sunshine, and unmatched beauty. When it comes to assisted living communities, California has many great options. Let A Place for Mom help you find the best assisted living in California from one of over 4,000 of our partner communities in the state.

When it comes to the price of assisted living, California has a median monthly cost of around $4,100 and an average monthly cost of about $4,600.

Assisted Living Facilities near Big Sur, CA

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Average starting price $4,635/month
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The Park Lane

200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey, CA 93940 | 25.7 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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At The Park Lane, your days belong entirely to you. Spend time exploring the many Monterey Peninsula attractions such as Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row, the scenic Seventeen Mile Drive, Carmel art galleries or the vineyards of Carmel Valley. Enjoy gof at some of the most prestigious and...

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4.9(101 reviews)

I have been working with [name removed] who is absolutely wonderful! She has made my transition back to this community easy and pleasurable! She is so professional and simply awesome!

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Vista Harden Ranch

290 Regency Circle, Salinas, CA 93906 | 32.4 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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At our community, you can do more of what you love.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our retirement community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. Here it’s all about choices—your...

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4.1(31 reviews)

When we came to visit we noticed right away just how clean the community was, and that our loved ones clothes were all clean and put away. We would definitely recommend this community to others the staff...

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Ivy Park at Salinas

1320 Padre Dr, Salinas, CA 93901 | 28.4 miles from Big Sur center

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Make yourself at home at Sunrise Villa Salinas in Salinas, California. Nestled in the gorgeous Salinas Valley, Sunrise Villa Salinas distinctive architecture and design combines elegance with the warm, inviting comforts of home. A central courtyard features a breathtaking garden and landscaped...

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4.4(14 reviews)

They answer any questions we need. They are very compassionate. The front office staff was misinformed during the beginning. My loved ones laundry went missing due to not being labeled with her name. It...

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Merrill Gardens at Monterey

200 Iris Canyon Rd, Monterey, CA 93940 | 25.0 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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4.9(6 reviews)

This is a good place for your family member to be. They are safe and well taken care of . There are also lots of activities and chances for socialization. I feel very confident about my loved one being here.

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Madonna Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care

1335 Byron Dr, Salinas, CA 93901 | 28.4 miles from Big Sur center

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At Madonna Gardens, we give our residents the freedom to live the life they want with the peace of mind that comes with knowing helping hands are never far away. An inspired blend of modern convenience and care makes Madonna Gardens a place where the entire community can easily interact, enjoy...

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4.0(10 reviews)

Looking at other facilities as well as the Madonna, they did not have the largest rooms available, but the place was extremely clean and the staff members have all been very very friendly towards our family.

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The Cottages of Carmel

26241 Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923 | 23.4 miles from Big Sur center

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If you or a loved one is looking for the perfect place to rest and relax, then The Cottages of Carmel will offer you the best experience possibly if you are seeking memory or living care. Here at The Cottages of Carmel, we pride ourselves on giving your choices that will allow you to live your...

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4.2(8 reviews)

My mother spent her final 3 years at Cottages of Carmel. The facility is new, immaculate, and well equipped. It is centrally located and close to stores, restaurants and coffee shops. But what really sets...

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Anjelica's Villa

555 Francis Avenue, Seaside, CA 93955 | 26.0 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Anjelica's Villa Assisted Residential Care Home is located in Seaside, California just east of Laguna Grande Regional Park. Our beautifully landscaped and gated grounds invite a pleasant and intimate home environment. Newly decorated and furnished private rooms offer comfort and privacy, while...

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4.3(3 reviews)

Sonia is very patient, helpful, kind, and caring. She was very helpful during my mother's stay there. My mother is no longer at the villa. She developed pneumonia which she did not have prior to entering...

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Sunrise of Monterey

1110 Cass Street, Monterey, CA 93940 | 26.2 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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While Sunrise of Monterey opened in 2009, Sunrise Senior Living has been in business for over 30 years, serving as a pioneer in providing outstanding care in a home-like environment for seniors. At Sunrise of Monterey, we have several neighborhoods that allow us to serve the various needs of our...

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4.2(21 reviews)

The is was a very good community for tracks my husband I brought there while we moved in from Boston to California, and I needed to have him be in a safe place, and that certainly was the case. So now it's...

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Carmelo Park

966 Carmelo Street, Monterey, CA 93940 | 26.3 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Carmelo Park is a lively, family owned and operated assisted living community nestled in the hillside overlooking old town Monterey, Monterey County, California. For over 20 years, Carmelo Park has provided a spirited social environment within a serene and peaceful assisted living setting....

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4.2(3 reviews)

It is smaller than the community next door. It depends on the individual; however, they have been able to accommodate a friend of mine into this community. The staff's communication and proactiveness about...

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The Del Monte Assisted Residential Care

1229 David Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 | 27.9 miles from Big Sur center

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The Del Monte Assisted Residential CareDel Monte Assisted Residential Care is located in Pacific Grove "Butterfly Town," California, U.S.A. Pacific Grove is famous for being on the route of one of the largest annual monarch butterfly migrations. When you wish to leave the residences you can take...

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3.2(3 reviews)

It's convenient for most people I would say. It's in a good location. The grounds around it are very pretty. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking. My friend seems to being doing quite well there.

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Magnolia Manor Of Carmel

26695 Pancho Way, Carmel, CA 93923 | 22.1 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living

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Ave Maria Rcfe #1

1249 Josselyn Canyon Rd, Monterey, CA 93940 | 25.1 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living

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Wynwood of Harden Ranch

290 Regency Cir, Salinas, CA 93906-5581 | 32.4 miles from Big Sur center

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Alterra Wynwood is an assisted living residence that is purposefully designed to meet the needs of the frail elderly in a comfortable, home-like environment. Alterra Wynwood features a “neighborhood” concept, with six small neighborhoods of resident rooms clustered around dining and living...

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Montecito Manor

311 Montecito Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076 | 47.0 miles from Big Sur center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Montecito Manor Montecito Manor is an assisted living community located in the scenic mountainside town of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California. This residence is a specialized memory care center for seniors living with dementia and Alzheimer's. The center is near Flodberg Park and several...

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4.5(12 reviews)

WHEN VISITING MY GRANDFATHER I WAS GREETED WITH A SMILE AND WAS DELIGHTED TO SEE HOW CLEAN THE FACILITY WAS. EVERYONE I PASSED HAD A SMILE AND WAS SUPER NICE MY GRANDFATHER LOOKED SO HAPPY AND WAS ENJOYING...

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Cost of assisted living in Big Sur, CA

The average cost of senior living in Big Sur is 4,635 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Salinas, CA with an average of 3,870 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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The Park Lane, Vista Harden Ranch and Ivy Park at Salinas are the top rated assisted living facilities near Big Sur, California. See full list of communities.

There are 14 assisted living facilities near Big Sur, California. See the full list.

The best assisted living facilities near you in Big Sur, California are The Park Lane. These assisted living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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