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Seniors who receive care in Los Angeles are surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery and lively hubs of history and culture. Los Angeles assisted living facilities enable seniors to remain as independent as they wish while receiving assistance with activities of daily living, like getting dressed and personal hygiene. Assisted living communities also provide a variety of activities that encourage residents to create new friendships and maintain an active lifestyle.

Many choices in Los Angeles await, from resort-style facilities in Beverly Hills to a variety of faith- and culture-based communities. With so many options available, deciding on a local assisted living community that’s right for you or the senior in your life can be challenging.

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77 Photos available
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I think the staff is great very friendly. I see the same people all the time and I like them so that's great. The room size is good very good and the amenities I believe were good ones. Minor thought was...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of suites to our exceptional outdoor gardens and landscaping....
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33 Photos available
11 Floor plan available
9.9
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Nikkei Senior Gardens is an absolutely lovely facility! My mother is so happy to be staying at such a nice, peaceful place where the entire staff is very friendly, enthusiastic and always eager to help. As a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Nikkei Senior Gardens. Created for you.Nikkei Senior Gardens is located in the city of Arleta, a quiet residential community in the San Fernando Valley. This vibrant neighborhood serves as a multicultural assisted living community for those seeking a bit of extra help to maximize their...
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99 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
9.8
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72 reviews
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I moved my mother to Atria Tarzana two years ago after my father passed. We are both very happy with the services provided here. They offer transportation 7 days a week along with valet parking. The...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Discover the elegance of a resort community with style and sophistication, right in the heart of Tarzana. Our goal is to provide residents a comfortable lifestyle that encourages independence and personal freedom, enhances well-being, and promotes strong connections to family, friends and...
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9.8
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23 reviews
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We worked for over 8 months to find the right continuing care community for my mom. The staff at Solheim were patient and caring and worked closely with us to help her make the difficult decision to move...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Solheim, as a continuing care retirement community, provides care as needed. The four levels are: Residential Assisted Living Special Care (for those with Alzheimer's disease or other cognitive impairments) and Skilled Nursing. Basic services include but are not limited to the following...
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151 reviews
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Most of the care staff was very friendly, buy many of the dining room staff was not well trained and unfriendly. My sister complained, but she was limited in what she could eat and , I think, picky. I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Welcome to The Gardens at Park Balboa(G.P.B), an Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care residence in Van Nuys, CA. Our California lifestyle community is located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, just blocks away from 2 major hospitals, and convenient to all freeways. The Gardens has...
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55 Floor plans available
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I recently moved to Atria, and the love and attention I receive from my neighbors and staff is outstanding. Atria is a very pretty and cozy facility, the staff and management here are very professional and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Residential location in sought-after Pacific Palisades Village, five miles from the John Wayne Cancer Institute and Saint John’s Health Center. Rooftop terrace with ocean and mountain views, lovely outdoor gardens, beauty salon and spa with services available by appointment, Wi-Fi, scheduled,...
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Mom moved in to Hollywood Healthy Living a little over 9 months ago when her health was failing. She has received the very best, most respectful support and care through her Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia....
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: 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.
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.
Hollywood Healthy Living is a 6 bed residential facility located on the border of North burbank and Sun Valley, right off the exit of Hollywood Way. Located in a beautiful,quite neighborhood on top of the hill. While sitting on the porch you have breathtaking views of Burbank, San Fernando...
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I needed to find an assisted living community for my step-father that would allow for increased care as needed. I visited about ten area assisted living communities with a similar price range in the San...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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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1616 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
9.5
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112 reviews
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I love the Hollywood Hills Pacifica's facility, staff, management and care. They have good food for the residents, too! The management is very caring and thrives on listening and responding to their...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Luxury Senior Living at Its FinestWelcome to Hollywood Hills, a Pacifica Senior Living community that provides luxury living at its finest. Offering signature Heartland™ Assisted living and Legacies™ Memory Care, our state-of-the-art community welcomes residents to enjoy a lifestyle that...
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66 Floor plans available
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i’ve been here for 4 months and what I can tell you is that there are two things I enjoy here. One of them is going down to dinner time when I get time to sati down , have wonderful conversations with some...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Encino Terrace Senior Living strives to ease the life of each resident, providing a worry-free environment. Taking care of a home with all of this responsibilities, can become tiring and quite overwhelming. The goal of Encino Terrace Senior Living is that you enjoy your home and all of the...
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9.4
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The people at The Lighthouse were caring and they really did try to make the community feel like a home environment. The staff members looked out for each other and for all of the residents, they really did...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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.
The Lighthouse is a premier assisted living community located in the sunny southern California town of Toluca Lake. Residents enjoy a wondrous view of the towering tree-covered Mount Olympus. Other nearby attractions like Universal Studios and the Los Angeles Zoo make the Lighthouse an ideal...
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1515 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.3
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What I like the most about Ivy Park at Studio City is how wonderful the staff members are to my mom. She has felt very at home there. They update me with any concerns. I know my mom is taken care of.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
You immediately feel right at home when you step into our charming and cozy community. There are several intimate indoor areas for visiting, relaxing or just reading. And, if you prefer the outdoors, we have patios and gardens with lovely landscaping throughout the community. Our Sunrise...
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22 Floor plans available
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30 reviews
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Our mom had dementia issues when she started but the social network and regular healthy meals helped to improve her mental health. Regular exercises also helped. Being able to speak Japanese helped with...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Sakura Gardens of Los Angeles is a long-established senior community that aims to be a paradise for Japanese seniors. Boasting a luxurious, full-service retirement community, Sakura Gardens serves residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living, as well as Memory Care. Our grounds consist of a...
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She is doing well at Hollenbeck. The staff are kind and take great care of her. They keep us updated on any changes. Wonderful staff, engaging activities and beautiful accommodations. We have already...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
A Retirement Oasis Since 1890Hollenbeck Palms, set in a garden campus of eight and a half acres, is the premier retirement destination for seniors living in the Greater Los Angeles area. For over a hundred and thirty years, Hollenbeck has catered to the residential living, assisted living,...
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44 Photos available
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5 reviews
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The food seems to be alright. The value for the money is okay. I picked this place because, it seems to be a clean, nice, and comfortable place.
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: 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.
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.
Bentley House by Specialized Community HealthcareIn addition to 35 years of Medical experience and over 10 years of Assisted Living operations, Bentley House is a cozy home that offers excellent care for residents in a very warm and friendly atmosphere.Bentley House offers highly trained...
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1313 Photos available
88 Floor plans available
8.7
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35 reviews
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35 reviews
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My loved one recently moved into Ivy Park at Culver City (Memory Care) and my family and I couldn't be any happier with the communication, consistency and care that is provided. The food is great and we...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
A Sunrise Senior Living "Villa" community specializing in Assisted Living and Memory care focusing on low to moderate Alzheimer' or dementia. Rated by THE GILBERT GUIDE as the premier Assisted Living facility in California.Our resident-driven programming, meals, and surroundings were designed to...
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1818 Floor plans available
8.5
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Based on the experience we have had so far with Belmont Village, we would have to give everything a 5 except for the value for cost. What our family really likes about the Belmont Village is probably the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Belmont Village of Westwood, California is situated in a lushly landscaped residential neighborhood in the heart of Westwood. Our senior living facility is located along Wilshire Boulevard's 'Golden Mile.' Residents enjoy shopping at its best on Rodeo Drive, Century City and Westwood Village....
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A caring staff, clean environment, outdoor space for activities and entertainment, healthful nutrition......makes this facility a role model for other Board & Care homes. The directors of Sweet Home have...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: 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.
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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They took EXCELLENT care of my mom. I had no complaints at all. I was pleased with the choice I made for mom. They kept her engaged for as long as possible, she was clean and well cared for. I looked at 3...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: 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.
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.
**Under New Management**Beverlywood Retirement Home is located in Los Angeles, California. We have a senior citizen assisted living community that specializes in Alzheimer's care. Our community has skilled staff and a wonderful living community. We offer senior citizens and their family's peace...
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The Grandview community has fit our brothers needs to a T, it has been such a great experience. We would recommend this community to other families as long as it fit their loved ones needs and wishes.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
The Grand View Retirement Home is a Licensed Assisted Living Community, promoting independence, maximizing choices and maintaining dignity. We at Grand View Retirement focus on Assisting Senior Adults with activities of daily living based on their needs and preferences, as well as providing...
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Clean, secure and friendly memory care facility. Staff seemed to genuinely care for residents and tried to develop lasting relationships with them. Staff were always available to answer questions and...
Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
For nearly 20 years Silverado has been a leader in memory care, focused on providing every resident the best quality of life possible through care that addresses mind, body and spirit. Our dedication to compassion and clinical excellence has made us a leader in the care of those with Alzheimer's,...
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8.0
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What we like most about the Belmont Village Hollywood Hills community is the attentiveness and friendliness of the staff, the volume and quality of the activities, the cleanliness, the food. If I had to ...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
At Belmont Village Hollywood Hills, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available...
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My friend went ahead and took a room at Vintage Westwood and she's been there about two months or so now. The care has been slightly problematic but I think that's just due to one individual. There are a lot...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Welcome to Vintage Westwood Horizons Independent Senior Living in Los Angeles, California.Make yourself at home at Vintage Westwood Horizons in Los Angeles, California. It’s a friendly, flexible environment that celebrates your individuality and nurtures your soul. We recognize that each new...
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8.0
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30 reviews
8.0
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30 reviews
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We liked the people and the community and the price . But we left because they closed the community so what else is there to say?We had a bad experience with the director at the end.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Our Community offers gracious residential living in a home-like setting with dedicated and knowledgeable staff available 24 hours a day to meet the personal needs and individual demands of each resident.Nestled in beautiful Cheviot Hills near Rancho Park Country Club, we serve Beverly Hills,...
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8.0
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12 reviews
8.0
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12 reviews
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It's a very nice place, Bentley Manor by Serenity Care Health. When I went to see a friend I'd met years earlier, I became aware of it. I was impressed by how well-kept it is and how welcoming the staff is....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Welcome to Bentley Manor! We are a 27-bed assisted living facility located in Los Angeles, California. We accommodate seniors who require assistance with activities of daily living in a luxurious, safe and home-like setting which enables our residents to enjoy peaceful and comfortable living.We...
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What families are saying about assisted living in Los Angeles

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Sweet Home Senior Living 2 in Van Nuys, CA

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Although we got mixed signals about whether our loved one could take their own meds or needed them distributed we are so glad they could take us in on such short notice and that sense informs all answered. It is a friendly place.

Los Angeles review score based on 383 family reviews

8.0
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This proprietary review score is based on 383 reviews of 216 Los Angeles assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Los Angeles review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Los Angeles review score compared against nearby cities

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Los Angeles, CA216 facilities
8.0
Beverly Hills, CA218 facilities
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Review subcategories for Los Angeles assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 383 reviews of 216 Los Angeles assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Los Angeles resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Los Angeles, CA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.7
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
4.6
Care services
4.5
4.2
Staff
4.6
4.5
Meals & dining
4.3
4.1
Activities
4.3
4.0
Value for cost*
4.2
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
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Costs of assisted living in the Los Angeles area

In Los Angeles, the average cost of assisted living is $6,300 per month, according to A Place for Mom’s proprietary data.[01] This is the average cost of what families paid between 2023-2024 for assisted living communities within our partner network. Therefore, the price is subject to change.

The amount you pay may vary depending on the floor plan, location, required level of care, and amenities offered. Typically, this average monthly cost includes rent, utilities, and additional add-on services and amenities, such as the following:

  • Personal care services, such as assistance with daily living activities
  • Three meals a day
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry
  • Maintenance and landscaping
  • Security systems
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Pet rent
  • Organized activities and programs, such as fitness classes or interest clubs
  • On-site amenities, including fitness centers, libraries, swimming pools, and more

How inflation has impacted the cost of assisted living in Los Angeles

Over the last few years, the cost of assisted living in Los Angeles has increased due to inflation. In 2021, the cost of assisted living was about $5,250 in the Los Angeles area.[02] Costs have grown by 18% to $6,300 in 2024, according to our proprietary data. The increasing rate is due to the number of seniors who need assisted living, the increased cost of providing quality care, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To help you compare costs near and around Los Angeles, the figures below represent the average monthly starting costs for assisted living in the area. Unlike the costs mentioned above, starting costs may not always reflect the complete cost of care and additional fees.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Los Angeles, CA vs. nearby cities

Los Angeles, CA
$4,317/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Los Angeles, CA vs. the state and national average

Los Angeles, CA
$4,317/mo
U.S. national average
$4,633/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Los Angeles vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$4,317/mo
$5,327/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Los Angeles, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,773/mo
Private
$6,237/mo
Studio
$6,634/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,787/mo
2 Bedroom
$12,044/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$10,000/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Los Angeles over time

Los Angeles, CACA stateNational

How people pay for assisted living in Los Angeles

Paying for assisted living out of pocket isn’t the only option for seniors and their families. While they may use personal assets such as savings and retirement accounts, there are also several state and federal programs available to eligible seniors that may help cover some costs. Browse private pay methods, a range of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, and Medicare and Medi-Cal options available to seniors in Los Angeles.

Private pay methods in Los Angeles

Personal finances are one of the options seniors and their families can use to pay for assisted living in Los Angeles. These assets can include savings accounts, pensions, investment returns, and any of the following options:

VA benefits for assisted living in Los Angeles
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Number of veterans living in Los Angeles as of 2022

About 53% of Los Angeles veterans are 65+

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers several benefits and programs designed for veteran seniors who live in a Los Angeles assisted living facility. Veterans also have access to a variety of local resources to help them save money.

Furthermore, A Place for Mom has joined forces with USAA to help veterans find and fund their senior living. Our advisors have also helped families secure more than $8 million annually in VA benefits.

Veteran support for Los Angeles seniors

Los Angeles County is home to Los Angeles Air Force Base (LAAFB), making it popular among military retirees. The county is home to almost 200,000 retirees and is known for offering many military resources — like the Los Angeles AFB Exchange and the Commissary. These resources help veterans save money on essentials like groceries, clothing, and more.

The city is also home to West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, where veterans can get specialized health care for their unique needs. Qualifying senior veterans and their spouses can use CalVet — California’s veteran services program — to enroll in a Veterans Benefit Enhancement Program (VBE). A VBE Program enables seniors to transition from California’s Medicaid program to VA health care. Switching to VA health care offers seniors with disabilities even more opportunities to access VA living assistance benefits.

Veterans benefits to pay for Los Angeles assisted living

Veterans and their spouses may qualify for a number of benefits. The VA’s Aid and Attendance benefit is especially helpful for senior veterans as it’s very generous and can be added to any existing VA Pension. These monthly payments can be used to cover assisted living costs or anything that improves a veteran’s quality of life.

Qualifying and applying for veterans benefits

If you’re unsure about your VA benefits eligibility or need help with the application process, we recommend connecting with a local expert. You can use CalVet’s service provider search to find a local veterans services office (VSO) in Los Angeles County or find a list of Los Angeles VSOs below. You can also reach out to the local VA office to speak to an expert who can connect you to the most relevant veterans support services — including the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, and Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing.

Resources for Los Angeles veterans

Los Angeles veterans service organizations (VSOs)

Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

1816 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: 213-765-9681

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Temple Street

351 E. Temple St., Rm B-307
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: 213-253-2677 Ext. 4605

West Los Angeles VA Medical Center

11301 Wilshire Blvd., Bldg 500
Los Angeles, CA 90073

Phone: 310-478-3711 Ext. 40074

Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Los Angeles veteran resources

Veterans Affairs (VA) Los Angeles Regional Office

1100 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles — Veterans Justice Center

1550 W. Eighth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: 800-399-4529

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Los Angeles County Military and Veterans Affairs (MVA)
1816 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: 877-452-8387

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program

11301 Wilshire Blvd., Building 257
Los Angeles, CA 90073

Phone: 310-478-3711

Hours: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Local chapters of federal veterans organizations

Veterans of Foreign Wars (or VFW) — 8310 U.S.S. Gudgeon Post
1006 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506

Phone: 818-842-1739

Meets every first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

Disabled American Veterans (or DAV) — Los Angeles Chapter 5
11310 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: 661-466-7811

Meets every third Thursday of the month at 12 p.m.

Los Angeles Medi-Cal coverage for assisted living

Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program for residents of low-income status. Medi-Cal doesn’t cover room and board at Los Angeles assisted living communities, but it does cover health care services such as medical appointments, rehabilitation, and hospital stays.

For Medi-Cal to cover health care costs within a Los Angeles assisted living facility, a senior must qualify for the Medicaid program and apply for the Assisted Living Waiver (also known as ALW). ALW is a home and community based services waiver that helps seniors receive care in an assisted living community rather than in a hospital or a skilled nursing facility.

Seniors in Los Angeles can also access Covered California, an online health care portal that offers both Medi-Cal and full coverage health care plans. The Covered California application and the Medi-Cal application are one and the same, so seniors of low-income status can apply through this portal to see if they qualify for Medi-Cal.

Where and how to apply for Medi-Cal

In the resources section below, you’ll find links to online Medi-Cal applications, application assistance contact information, and an enrollment center search to help you find a certified enroller near you.

Additionally, you can also contact your local long-term care ombudsman by using the county search tool. Long-term care ombudsmen advocate for seniors’ rights in assisted living, help seniors with issues regarding care quality, and help them apply for Medi-Cal benefits. Los Angeles also has an Aging and Disability Resource Connection office where seniors can receive additional help with these benefits.

Los Angeles resident Medi-Cal resources

Apply for Medi-Cal online

Apply for Medi-Cal through L.A. Care

Phone: 888-663-8289

Hours: 24/7, including holidays

Los Angeles long-term care resources

Los Angeles County Long-Term Care Ombudsman

1527 Fourth St. 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Phone: 800-334-9473

Los Angeles Aging & Disability Resource Connection

221 N. Figueroa St., Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: 213-482-7252

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Fridays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Medicare assisted living coverage in Los Angeles

Medicare is a federal health insurance program available to seniors who are at least 65 years old. Medicare doesn’t cover the costs of room and board in assisted living. Instead, this program only covers medical costs and is split into various parts:

  • Medicare Part A serves as hospital insurance. It covers inpatient hospital stays, hospice care, and some home health care.
  • Medicare Part B works as medical insurance. It covers certain doctors’ appointments, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services.
  • Medicare Part D offers coverage for prescription medications and some shots or vaccines.[04]

Financial assistance for assisted living in Los Angeles

Seniors who are already enrolled in Medicare and meet certain low-income criteria may be eligible for California’s Medicare Savings Programs. These programs can help seniors cover part of their Medicare premiums, deductibles, and copayments. Seniors can apply for Medicare Savings Programs using the link in the resources section below and receive assistance with the application process from local support organizations.

PACE (Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) can also help seniors save on long-term care costs. This program coordinates care for seniors and helps them live in an assisted living community rather than a nursing home.

Free and low-cost assisted living resources for seniors in Los Angeles, California

If you have more questions about Medicare or need help applying, you can use the free Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP). HICAP offers counseling, education, and legal assistance to seniors and families who have questions about Medicare and long-term care insurance. You’ll find contact information below for local HICAP counselors.

Seniors can also utilize the local Social Security office and the county’s long-term care ombudsman program. They are available to local seniors at no cost and can help answer questions about Medicare. Another option is to dial 2-1-1 or visit the 211 LA website, to get in contact with local services and other programs.

Los Angeles resident Medicare resources

Social Security Administration (SSA)

SSA office in Los Angeles

661 W. Sixth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: 213-251-7005

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Programs for Medicare beneficiaries
Medicare counseling in Los Angeles

HICAP at the Center for Health Care Rights

4601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 160
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 213-383-4519

Los Angeles County Long-Term Care Ombudsman

1527 Fourth St., 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Phone: 800-334-9473

Assisted living laws and regulations in Los Angeles, CA

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) monitors and licenses assisted living facilities in Los Angeles. The CDSS also licenses and regulates all other senior care facilities in the state, often called residential care facilities for the elderly. In addition, the CDSS licenses continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), which provide independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing services all on one senior living campus.[05]

Seniors must be assessed before joining an assisted living community in California. Each assisted living facility is responsible for interviewing each prospective resident and reviewing their health records before they move in. Assisted living facilities are required to follow these regulations:[06]

  • House a maximum of two residents per bedroom
  • Provide individual privacy in each bathroom
  • Ensure bedrooms can accommodate equipment, such as wheelchairs and walkers
  • Provide clean and accessible common areas for residents
  • Provide activities involving social, leisure, and daily living skills

Inspections for California assisted living facilities

Assisted living facilities are inspected by the CDSS once a year and within 10 days of receiving a complaint.[06] Inspection reports for each licensed community can be found through the CDSS Care Facility Search. Scroll down to “Search By Facility Group,” and select “Elderly Assisted Living.” Then, select the “Facility Type” and “Los Angeles County.” Finally, click on the search button. You can also search by facility name or address.

California Department of Public Health contact information

California Department of Public Health

1616 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377

Phone: 916-558-1784

COVID-19 regulations for Los Angeles assisted living facilities

Due to the overall decline of COVID-19, Los Angeles assisted living facilities have loosened their restrictions. They still follow infection control guidelines to minimize the spread of common infections, including COVID-19. Communities may choose to update their masking, social distancing, and visitation requirements as they see fit.

For general updates regarding COVID-19, you can visit the Los Angeles County COVID-19 page for information on local guidance.

What assisted living is like in Los Angeles

Seniors who choose assisted living facilities in Los Angeles have many unique options before them. You or your loved one can choose a facility that offers various levels of on-site care services, a smaller care community that features a homelike setting, or even a facility that identifies with a specific cultural background. There’s also an abundance of resort-style assisted living communities in Los Angeles, especially in areas like Beverly Hills and in the heart of Los Angeles.

Multiple care levels accommodate different needs

About 37% of A Place for Mom’s assisted living communities in Los Angeles offer on-site memory care services, which cater to residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia[01] These communities offer uniquely structured environments, highly-trained caregivers, and specialized cognitive therapies.

When seniors choose an assisted living facility that also offers memory care services, the specialized services may be offered in the same residence, in another wing of the facility, or in a different on-campus building. The benefit of choosing such a facility is that seniors don’t have to worry about moving to a different community should their cognitive care needs change.

Residential care homes offer a homey environment

Los Angeles also has many assisted living options that offer a more relaxed and homelike setting, which differs from larger facilities. Often referred to as board and care homes or residential care homes, these assisted living options provide the same level of assistance in a residential home. The difference is that these homes typically house fewer residents, meaning each senior can receive a more personalized level of care in an intimate setting. Within our Los Angeles assisted living network, approximately 30% of communities are care homes.[01]

Cultural communities offer familiarity and comfort

Some areas in Los Angeles have assisted living communities rooted in different faiths and cultures. For example, there are several Jewish assisted living communities in the Beverly Hills area offering Kosher-certified kitchens, Jewish cuisine, and religious services. Some are also located near synagogues and churches for seniors who wish to practice their faith outside of their assisted living facility. Los Angeles also has assisted living communities inspired by East Asian cultures, some of which are located in or near Little Tokyo.

Resort-style assisted living offers luxe

There are many highly sought-after Los Angeles neighborhoods where seniors can find luxurious amenities combined with the daily care they need. Often nestled among high-end shopping districts, upscale dining establishments, and highly-rated medical centers, these Los Angeles assisted living facilities have much to offer.

Start each day with a chef-prepared, gourmet meal in a restaurant-style dining venue. Then, take a dip in an outdoor swimming pool or attend an exercise class in a professionally supervised fitness center. Join new friends for an afternoon of high tea, or pamper yourself in an on-site beauty salon and barbershop.

Many of these communities are also pet-friendly, so residents can treat their furry friends to a spa session at the dog wash station or take them on a stroll through the pristinely landscaped grounds. Some resort-style communities even offer perks such as a limousine service and personal shoppers.

Los Angeles assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Los Angeles assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Los Angeles, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Los Angeles assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Los Angeles that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Los Angeles, CANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
51.4%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
49.5%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
80.1%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
65.3%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
22.2%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
83.8%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
51.9%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
67.6%
52.9%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Los Angeles assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Los Angeles Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Los Angeles, CANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
56.5%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
24.1%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
53.2%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
15.7%
13.3%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Los Angeles assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Los Angeles partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Los Angeles, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
22.2%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
35.2%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
33.3%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
46.3%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
8.8%
12.2%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Los Angeles assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Los Angeles communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Los Angeles, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
24.5%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
26.4%
41%
Room service
Room service
29.6%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
16.7%
17.2%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Los Angeles assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Los Angeles offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Los Angeles, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
30.6%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
16.2%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
16.2%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
39.4%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
39.4%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
53.2%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
22.7%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
20.8%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
23.6%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
33.3%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
33.8%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
22.2%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
13.9%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
34.3%
44.6%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

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Number of seniors over the age of 65 currently living in Los Angeles as of 2022

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Average annual retirement income for Los Angeles seniors 65+

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Average high temperature (Fahrenheit) in August — the warmest month in Los Angeles

Best hopitals for seniors in Los Angeles

Seniors in Los Angeles have access to several nationally ranked hospitals and medical centers. Many of these options also have specific programs for seniors or are nationally ranked in geriatric care.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a teaching hospital that provides general medical and surgical care. It’s rated as the top hospital in Los Angeles and California. It’s also nationally ranked for cardiology, orthopedics, and pulmonology. They also have a geriatrics program that provides individual care plans and free classes for seniors.

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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is a teaching hospital that provides general medical and surgical care. They’re tied with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as the No.1 hospital in Los Angeles and California. It’s nationally ranked for cancer care, diabetes care, and geriatrics.

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Keck Medical Center of USC

Keck Medical Center of USC is a teaching hospital with both a medical surgical intensive care unit and a cardiac intensive care unit. It ranks No. 3 in Los Angeles and it’s nationally ranked for cancer surgeries, cardiology, and geriatrics.

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Transportation for seniors in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, about 85% of A Place for Mom’s partner assisted living facilities offer either at-cost or complimentary transportation services.[01] Using a community’s transportation services is a safe and convenient way for seniors to get around Los Angeles. Transportation is often scheduled ahead of time and is used for errands such as medical appointments and group outings, so residents can rest assured that this is a senior-friendly and reliable mode of transportation.

Driving in Los Angeles isn’t the best mode of transportation due to its dense population and heavy traffic. Instead, walkable areas and bike-friendly routes make Los Angeles relatively easy to explore. Seniors and their visitors also have access to popular public transportation options, including a few senior-specific transportation services.

Both Union Station Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Metro are popular public transportation hubs, and many of their options have senior discounts. Browse the following transportation options offered at each of these locations:

  • There are over 165 Metro bus routes available.
  • Los Angeles has seven rail lines, each with a connection to one of the bus stops.
  • Metro bikes are available to rent in intervals ranging from one ride to one year.
  • The Metro micro is Los Angeles’ on-demand rideshare option, serving many of the city’s subdivisions as well.
  • Union Station West has a designated taxi pick-up and drop-off location.
  • The Dodger Stadium Express is a bus available at Union Station for passengers attending home games.

Los Angeles also has senior-specific transportation options:

  • Seniors with disabilities may be eligible for Access, the Metro’s rideshare paratransit service.
  • CityRide is designed for seniors over the age of 65 and people with disabilities. It offers discounted rates and curbside service.
  • Transport Seniors LA provides wheelchair-accessible transportation for seniors who need to travel to and from medical appointments, errands, and more.

The figures below represent the accessibility of Los Angeles’ transportation options, according to Walk Score. Scores range from zero to 100, with higher numbers indicating a more accessible method of transportation.[09]

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69

Walk Score

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53

Transit Score

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59

Bike Score

Things to do in Los Angeles for seniors and their families

Los Angeles has something for seniors of all interests and mobility levels. Whether it’s strolling through unique museums, spending an afternoon in the gorgeous mountains, or finding new favorite restaurants, seniors can make each day fulfilling.

Museums and theaters

Los Angeles has a lively arts and culture scene. Art lovers can view rotating exhibits filled with European, Roman, ancient Greek, and modern contemporary artworks at museums like the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) or the Getty Cater. Seniors and their families can also go stargazing or enjoy a spectacular view of the city at the Griffith Observatory.

Furthermore, seniors can enjoy lively theatrical performances or concerts at one of the many famous venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. Be sure to ask for accessibility accommodations before planning your visit as many museums and theaters offer accessible areas and devices.

Outdoor activities

For the outdoorsy type, Los Angeles offers many parks and dozens of trails in the Hollywood Hills that lead to the famed Hollywood Sign and beyond. For hikers who’d prefer a more scenic view, there are multiple trails throughout the Santa Monica Mountains and the Angeles National Forest that offer fresh air and gorgeous sights. Griffith Park is another popular outdoor attraction for those who enjoy wildlife sightings and walking trails.

As for seniors who’d prefer a leisurely stroll, they’re sure to enjoy the wonderfully preserved garden full of historical and cultural touches at Sorrier Stearns Japanese Gardens. Lounging on Santa Monica Beach and enjoying the ocean breeze is another wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors in Los Angeles. The city is also home to Exposition Park, a 160-acre park that features vast gardens and beautiful memorials. There’s even a recreation center that offers a vast array of programs for people of all ages and interests.

Sports and themed attractions

The Lakers and the Dodgers are two of the city’s most popular sports teams. Sports enthusiasts can spend a day enjoying America’s favorite pastime in Dodger Stadium or watch the Lakers shoot hoops in the Crypto.com Arena. In addition, seniors and their visitors who are new to the area won’t want to miss out on these must-see theme parks:

If you’re planning a visit, be sure to ask about accommodations for seniors with disabilities. Both the sporting arenas and theme parks offer accessible paths, seating, assistive devices, and more to help individuals with disabilities enjoy themselves.

Laid-back city enjoyment

For daily entertainment, Los Angeles offers just about every cuisine imaginable. Multicourse Japanese meals, delectable Ethiopian dishes, authentic Italian pasta, and more can all be found at local restaurants.

The county also has dozens of branches of the Los Angeles Public Library, so residents can easily access their favorite authors and programs. The Huntington is another ideal spot where seniors can enjoy a relaxing afternoon. With a research library and beautiful botanical gardens on-site, you’ll never want to leave. They even offer special discounts for seniors, people in the military, and members.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The average cost of Assisted Living in Los Angeles is $4,317 per month. This cost may vary based on location, amenities, floorplan, level of care and other factors.

References

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  2. Genworth. (2021). Cost of care survey.

  3. United States Census Bureau. (2022). Los Angeles city, California.

  4. Medicare.gov. What’s Medicare?.

  5. California Department of Social Services. (2023). Laws and regulations.

  6. Residential care facilities for the elderly, Title 22 (2008).

  7. Weather Spark. (2024). Climate and average weather year round in Los Angeles.

  8. U.S. World and News Report. (2022). Best hospitals in Los Angeles, California.

  9. Walk Score. (2024). Living in Los Angeles.

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A Place for Mom. (2023). A Place for Mom proprietary data.

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Genworth. (2021). Cost of care survey.

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United States Census Bureau. (2022). Los Angeles city, California.

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Medicare.gov. What’s Medicare?.

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California Department of Social Services. (2023). Laws and regulations.

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U.S. World and News Report. (2022). Best hospitals in Los Angeles, California.

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Walk Score. (2024). Living in Los Angeles.