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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.

A Place for Mom can help you navigate your options for assisted living in Los Angeles. This comprehensive guide walks you through information on 80 assisted living communities in A Place for Mom’s network that are all within a 10-mile radius from Los Angeles’ city center. You’ll find helpful details on local assisted living costs, ways that seniors and their families pay for care, what local assisted living facilities offer, and how California licenses and regulates these facilities.

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Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Los Angeles, CA
Ivy Park at Palos Verdes in Torrance, CA

We picked this community because of, the quality of staff, and the ability to meet needs of both my loved ones. Mom is treated with dignity and encouraged to participate in activities. The staff are loving and attentive. Dad has found community outside the memory care side, which is where they both live for mom's care.

Vista Del Mar Senior Living in Long Beach, CA

My Brother has been a resident of Vista del Mar Senior Living for nearly 3 years, and we were very happy with our choice. We had problems finding another Assisted Living facility in Culver City, and Vista del Mar was perfect. It has met all of my Brother's needs and he has been very happy there. We have since found another Assisted Living facility in Culver City, and that is the only reason my Brother is moving. The new facility will have big shoes to fill. The Staff at Vista del Mar, (especially [Name removed]) should be proud to be associated with a great Senior Living Center. Thank all of you.

The Cottages of Lake Balboa 1 in Los Angeles, CA

My 89 year old mother had a fall in March of 2020, at the same time COVID was rising. She went from being hospitalized, to weeks in skilled nursing, and then we needed to find a Board and Care home for her to live in. Imagine having to manage your elderly parent's care from afar because not only do you not live in the area, but due to COVID you haven't been able to visit in person since she entered skilled nursing--and now have to find a place for her to live without being able to be there. It was an incredibly difficult, painful situation. We were incredibly lucky to be led to the the compassionate, kind, skilled team at Claredon Senior Living. Without ever meeting in person, we were able to work with them to find a place for our mother at the Cottages at Lake Balboa. [names removed] were responsive, a pleasure to work with, and truly committed and passionate about working with elders. The level of care she received was simply top of the line. Though she had dementia, she was able to share that she felt safe, cared for, and that the staff were just wonderful. The executive team met with relatives of patients on a Zoom call, and unsolicited, the other relatives welcomed us to the Lake Balboa family, shared that they felt 100% confident with the care their loved ones were receiving, and how grateful they were they were there. Any family would be lucky to have their loved one in their care.

The Plaza at Westwood

2228 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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The community is very neat and clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. They do a great job taking care of my loved one and the food is good. The price is higher compared to others in the area. I...

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Located in the heart of renowned Westwood, Westwood Plaza offers life without the demands of cooking, cleaning, housekeeping and maintenance.  At Westwood Plaza we do the work so you can pursue life's leisure. The Community  Living at Westwood Plaza offers the opportunity to enjoy the...

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Bentley Hills by Serenity Care Health

3121 Castle Heights Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034

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Bentley Suites is a very nice, comfortable assisted living place. Staff are friendly, helpful, and always available. Living arrangements are adequate.

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Bentley Hills by Serenity Care Health In Bentley Hills we provide excellent care and luxurious comfort in a very friendly atmosphere. Our goal is to simulate home settings in a caring way. We cater to independent seniors, seniors needing support and assistance with medication, bathing,...

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Nazareth House Los Angeles

3333 Manning Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90064

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My father is doing very well since his move into Nazareth House Los Angeles. The facility is just excellent, it's clean and they're taking good care of him. So far, the only problem is that they are not very...

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Nazareth House is an assisted living community that is situated in a park-like setting in Los Angeles, CA. Those who are looking for a peaceful place to call home in the midst of America's second largest city and the busyness that that city possesses will find that our location is an oasis all...

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Country Home Alcove

7645 Alcove Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91605

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Country Home Alcove is a great community. The community is so clean it seems you could eat off the floors. The staff is really friendly and helpful. They have a great price considering everything they offer...

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Country Home Alcove is a family friendly environment that is cozy, warm and relaxing. Country Home Alcove has been open since November 2012. Our staff members have over 25 plus years in senior care. Staff members include an R.N., LVN and Nursing Home Administrator. We are located in the San...

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The Cottages of Lake Balboa 1

6724 Gaviota Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91406

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7 reviews

We chose this facility because they assured my brother that they would do everything they could to get my mom out of bed and do some physical therapy. My mom is very happy here. I have not been able to see...

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Clarendon Assisted Living features a community of four board and care homes, accommodating six residents each, on quiet residential streets in both the Woodland Hills and Lake Balboa areas of the San Fernando Valley. Residents at Clarendon experience a lifestyle that replicates their own —...

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Evening Grace Assisted Living

17355 Burbank Ave, Encino, CA 91316

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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I am happy with the care at this community. We like that the staff is friendly and a good environment. The community is clean and well maintained. They offer healthy meals that she is enjoying. They have...

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes
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Evening Grace Assisted Living is a residential care home located in the tranquil town of Encino, CA in Los Angeles County. Our hospitable community overlooks lush green areas and stunning views of the larger Los Angeles County. Encino has a cheery and homey atmosphere and this makes it a great...

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Welbrook Santa Monica

1450 17th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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6 reviews

They take really good care of the residents at this community. They are also very helpful with the family members. They have activities like educational programs, crosswords, music entertainment and more for...

Provides: Memory Care
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Welbrook Senior Living is a relatively new provider of Residential and Nursing Care.We are however, collectively considered by many to be experts in this field.We are not a public company rather we are a group of husbands, wives, sons and daughters who want to earn our livings making a difference...

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Commonwealth Royale Guest Home

150 S Commonwealth Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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3 reviews

It provides a meaningful service to its clients. We picked this community, because of the lower cost if sharing with a roommate with other considerations secondary but acceptable. I would recommend to others

Provides: Assisted Living

Commonwealth Royale Guest Home is an assisted senior living community, located in beautiful Los Angeles, California. As one ages, it may become increasingly difficult to perform activities of daily living, such as bathing, cooking and dressing. Being unable to preform these tasks significantly...

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Burbank Hills Comfort Living

2745 N Myers St, Burbank, CA 91504

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It’s with gratitude that I write this review. My mother spent the last year of her life at [name removed] & [name removed]’s home/board & care. I had looked at the big type facilities, but, thank goodness I...

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Our mission is to provide compassionate and supportive care for the elderly in a loving and nurturing atmosphere.Burbank Hills Comfort Living is a modern assisted living facility located in beautiful Burbank, CA. We provide individualized care, supervision, and assistance with activities of daily...

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Ivy Park at Santa Monica

1312 15th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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24 reviews

I've been very happy with our choice of community. My father seems to be doing very well under their care. The staff are very friendly. And the location is perfect for all of his follow up visits with...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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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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Vista Del Sol Care Center

11620 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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It was an extremely good price value for the care my mother received at Vista Del Sol. The place was always clean, she got good meds and medical care, and she was left alone which is what she prefers. ...

Provides: Assisted Living

Vista Del Sol Health Services and its continuum of health services has been a vital part of the West Los Angeles Healthcare community since 1980, providing a full spectrum of care for geriatric clients and their families.·          Assisted Living

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Ivy Park at Culver City

4061 Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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30 reviews

Things that stood out to us about this facility are the atmosphere, décor, and the friendliness of staff and contentment of residents. The units are a good size, the atmosphere is quiet. The facility is very...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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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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AvantGarde Senior Living

5645 Lindley Ave, Tarzana, CA 91356

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Top of the line customer service and attention to detail that really helped reassure me when placing my cousin in this facility. The property is gorgeous but the staff and administration is what made us...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

AvantGarde Senior Living and Memory Care is a premier community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, & Memory Care and Respite Care. We are centrally located in the greater San Fernando Valley close to all major freeways and West Los Angeles. Tarzana Providence, Encino Hospitals and...

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Tarzana Senior Living

5236 Otis Avenue, Tarzana, CA 91356

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This community has been very welcoming and helpful, my mother has adjusted well to it. The community looks great, they keep everything nice and clean. The staff is excellent, very helpful and accommodating....

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

CAI's Home Care CAI's Home Care is a senior care home located in the affluent Tarzana neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles, California in Los Angeles County. Our residence is located in a safe and serene place that is easily accessible by road. The seniors in our community have the opportunity...

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Vine Valley Homes, Sun Valley

8642 Vine Valley Drive, Sun Valley, CA 91352

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So far so good. My mom is definitely being well fed and well taken care of. When I go visit her she definitely seems to be in better shape than she was before so we'll be sticking with them for now. It's...

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Are you looking for a home-like atmosphere for your parent who needs nursing care? Vine Valley Homes in Sun Valley may be the solution you're looking for. After their beloved grandmother passed away in 2009, the owners of Vine Valley converted their family home to a unique, comfortable residence...

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Bentley Suites

851 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Our love done moved in right before COVID, so we have not been able to visit for awhile, but we do know our loved one is happy there. Sometimes it is a little hard for us to get a hold of the staff. When we...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Bentley Suites by Specialized Community HealthcareBentley Suites offers highly trained professionals, including an RN, Medical Director, Pharmacy Consultant, Nutrition Director, and Activity Director 24/7. The facility also offers all of the amenities enjoyed in a modern Residential Care Facility...

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Broadview Residential Care Center

535 W Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204

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A very lovely designed living area. Lots of green living plants, koi fish in the pond, 3 beautiful outdoor areas. Plenty of comfortable furniture in the shared areas. Beautiful art on the walls. Affordable,...

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

"The Broadview is a Happy Place" Our theme song sung to the tune of "Happy Days are Here Again," describes our beautiful home. Here, you will find a pool room, chapel, fitness center, video and book libraries, resident computer and online services, art studio, large screen movie room, resident...

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Villa Scalabrini

10631 Vinedale St, Sun Valley, CA 91352

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The tour guide was knowledgeable about the community and what they had to offer. I liked the setting of the place and the cleanliness. The tour guide showed me some of the open rooms, activities center and...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Villa Scalabrini Retirement Center in Sun Valley, CA was opened for residents' occupancy on July 16, 1979. The 90- room facility, capable of accommodating up to 130 ambulatory senior citizens in single and some double occupancy rooms, is based on the concept that seniors should spend the sunset...

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Promise Assisted Living LLC

1231 South Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90006

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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My mother is having an amazing time at this facility. They are very clean, the food is amazing and we truly enjoying having our mother at this facility.

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

We promise a comfortable, beautiful and luscious living. Welcome to a world where your utter satisfaction is our major goal. We are not just people promising to bring to you a wonderful life but we also make sure that you witness the bright light of the dawn. Here at Promise Assisted Living,...

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No Place Like Home For Golden Ages

1459 Western Ave, Glendale, CA 91201

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We looked into quite a few Board and Care facilities for my mother in law and after seeing a huge range that spanned from "ok" to "Yikes!", this was the first place where we immediately felt comfortable. ...

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

You're in good hands! No Place Like Home for Golden Ages is a licensed privately owned residential care facility for the elderly. Our goal is to provide a positive setting with an emphasis on quality of life, activity and socialization. No Place Like Home For Golden Ages will be a smooth...

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Summit Tarzana Assisted Living

5711 Reseda Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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My father, who had been living at Brookdale for a couple of years, had surgery which landed him in a rehab facility for nearly 5 months. At [age removed], he was in pretty bad shape but the staff at...

Provides: Assisted Living
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It’s good to be home.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our assisted living Tarzana, California, could be right for you. Here you’ll have assistance with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services...

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Meridian at Bella Mar

825 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

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The staff at Bella Mar are like family. They are patient, cheerful and caring. The facility is quiet and peaceful. They have an amazing retractable roof over the courtyard so it can be used all year...

Provides: Memory Care
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Bella Mar is a memory care facility located in Santa Monica, California. We specialize in keeping clients safe who are suffering from forms of dementia and providing a loving and comfortable and welcoming environment for them. Our facility can accommodate 32 residents at a time, and we are...

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Meridian at Ocean Villa

413 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90402

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I'm very happy with Meridian. The staff is always on top of things. They note every problem, any bit of resistance. They inform me, and I'm quite happy with the good communication network they've...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Preservation of Personal Dignity & Enhancement of Quality of Life is our Primary Goal.' Ocean Villa's purpose is to create an atmosphere as close to that which you or your loved one would enjoy at home. As a state-licensed Assisted Living Home for ambulatory and non-ambulatory seniors, we offer...

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Brookdale Gardens of Tarzana

18700 Burbank Boulevard, Tarzana, CA 91356

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
10 Photos available
2 Floor plans available
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23 reviews

The staff at Brookdale Gardens Tarzana treats the residents with kindness and respect. It's a smaller community where residents are treated more as individuals than they are at larger places we've looked...

Provides: Assisted Living
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Here, you’ll never stop growing.If you’re looking for an Assisted Living community where you can redefine your independence, then our community in Tarzana, California, might be the right fit for you.  Take control of your time and do the things you want to do. Whether that’s connecting with new...

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Good Life Senior Living, Inc.

7049 Yarmouth Ave, Reseda, CA 91335

8 Photos available

The administrator is very hands on and is a case manager. Her expertise in working with families and overseeing care plans is a wonderful service. This home is licensed for dementia care. The home is very...

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

HistoryEstablished in 1995.Good Life Senior Living is a family owned and operated business. The owners have been caring for our geriatric population in Sacramento since 1995. After 20 years of experience, Good Life Senior Living is now serving the geriatric population in Encino, Tarzana,...

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Cost of assisted living in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of senior living in Los Angeles is 5,059 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include North Hollywood, CA with an average of 2,500 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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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Costs of assisted living in the Los Angeles area

Assisted living costs can vary depending on the floor plan, location, and types of services being offered on-site. According to A Place for Mom’s 2022-2023 proprietary data, the average price families pay for Los Angeles assisted living communities is $6,015 per month. This average monthly cost includes room and board as well as utilities and additional add-on services and amenities, such as the following:

  • Standard 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

The figures below represent the average monthly starting costs for assisted living in Los Angeles. Unlike the costs mentioned above, starting costs may not always reflect the complete cost of care and additional fees.

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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 that are 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. These assets can include savings accounts, pensions, investment returns, Social Security benefits, and any of the following options:

Selling a house
Reverse mortgage
Health savings accounts
Life insurance
Long-term care insurance

Understand California laws and regulations for assisted living facilities

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.

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:

  • 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

Assisted living facilities are inspected by the CDSS once a year and within 10 days of receiving a complaint. 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 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

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 remains a high priority for Los Angeles County and its residents. Read Los Angeles County Public Health’s current COVID-19 guidelines for frequently updated information.

In addition, assisted living facilities must follow the county’s COVID-19 guidelines for care facilities:

Masking. Staff and visitors are required to wear masks indoors. Residents are encouraged to wear masks indoors, but they aren’t required to do so.

Vaccinations. All staff are required to show proof of vaccination. Visitors no longer need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or vaccination status to enter an assisted living facility.

Staff safety. All staff who interact with symptomatic residents must wear an N95 mask and either goggles or a face shield. Disposable gloves are used for all cleaning and caregiving tasks.

Facility cleanliness. All communal surfaces must be cleaned and disinfected once a day.

Quarantining. New residents must be quarantined for 10 days, unless they’re up to date with their COVID-19 vaccine and don’t have symptoms. Current residents and staff who test positive for the virus must also quarantine for 10 days.[08]

Get to know assisted living in Los Angeles


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61% of assisted living facilities offer pet-friendly services
66% of assisted living facilities also offer memory care services
50% of assisted living facilities provide restaurant-style dining
67% of assisted living facilities offer beautician, salon, and barber shop services


Number of people we referred to assisted living communities in Los Angeles in 2022-2023


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What to expect from assisted living 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.

Combined senior care

Many 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. 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

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 that these homes typically house fewer residents, meaning each senior is able to receive a more personalized level care in an intimate setting.

Cultural communities

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

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 high tea, or pamper yourself in an on-site beauty salon and barber shop.

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 of Los Angeles’ resort-style communities even offer perks such as a limousine service and personal shoppers.

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Number of seniors over the age of 65 currently living in Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Census Bureau

Percentage of seniors 65 and older currently living in Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Census Bureau


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Health care 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.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a teaching hospital that provides general medical and surgical care. They’re rated as the top hospital in Los Angeles, and they’re nationally ranked for cardiology, orthopedics, and pulmonology. They also have a geriatrics program that provides individual care plans and free classes for seniors.[11]

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is a teaching hospital that provides general medical and surgical care. They’re nationally ranked for cancer care, diabetes care, and geriatrics.[11]

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. They’re nationally ranked for cancer surgeries, cardiology, and geriatrics.[11]

Transportation for seniors in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, 85% of A Place for Mom’s partner assisted living facilities offer either at-cost or complimentary transportation services. 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 the city’s 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 the city’s 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 WalkScore. Scores range from zero to 100, with higher numbers indicating a more accessible method of transportation.


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Senior activities in Los Angeles

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.

Variety of Museums

Los Angeles has an abundance of museums, from art galleries to interactive exhibits. The Getty is a popular art museum with two campuses, offering European, Roman, and ancient Greek art exhibits. The LA County Museum of Art (also known as LACMA) is another local option that boasts unique art exhibits and events. Cinema enthusiasts will especially enjoy The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, where they can enjoy film screenings, browse galleries and exhibits, and learn about the history of motion pictures.

Curious seniors and their families can go stargazing in the Griffith Observatory or interact with the frequently rotating science exhibits at the California Science Museum. People of all ages enjoy the hands-on experiences, and, best of all, admission is free.

Outdoor activities

The dozens of trails in the Hollywood Hills that lead to the famed Hollywood Sign and beyond are popular hiking options for active seniors. 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 some 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:

Laid-back city enjoyment

Los Angeles’ popular restaurants offer just about every cuisine imaginable. Multicourse Japanese meals, delectable Ethiopian dishes, authentic Italian pasta, and more can all be found here. Find your new favorite restaurant or delicious eateries while reconnecting with loved ones.

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, military, and members.

Los Angeles also has an abundance of senior centers to choose from, and each one features a range of senior-specific activities. Located throughout different neighborhoods, the senior centers offer fitness and exercise classes, music classes, performing arts clubs, and more.

Frequently asked questions

Pacifica Senior Living Hillsborough, Sunrise of Westlake Village and Rowntree Gardens are the top-rated Assisted Living facilities near Los Angeles, CA. These Assisted Living facilities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews. See full list of communities.

The average cost of Assisted Living in Los Angeles is 5,059 per month. This cost may vary based on location, amenities, floorplan, level of care and other factors.

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