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Senior housing types near Monterey Park, CA

  • Palomino Residential Care

    Palomino Residential Care

    1400 Piedra Way, Monterey Park, CA 91754
    (22)
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    Our mission is to make a difference in the lives of our Residents, Their families, and Our community. We are a full service luxury Residential Care Facility for the Elderly specializing in providing customized care. We pride ourselves in creating a relaxing and inviting environment that your loved...

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  • Brookdale Alhambra

    Brookdale Alhambra

    1 East Commonwealth Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91801
    (17)
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    The Good Life Are you eager to trade the burdens of chores and house maintenance for the comforts and conveniences of the good life? Here at our assisted living community in Alhambra, California, you can do just that.  Spend your days as you please, waking up slowly with coffee or attending a...

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  • California Mission Inn

    California Mission Inn

    8417 Mission Drive, Rosemead, CA 91770
    (11)
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    Welcome to California Mission Inn! Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care in Rosemead, California. Make yourself at home at California Mission Inn . It's a friendly, flexible environment that celebrates your individuality and nurtures your soul. We recognize that each new...

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  • The Fair Oaks by Regency Park

    The Fair Oaks by Regency Park

    951 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105
    (46)
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    With over 40 years of experience, Regency Park Senior Living is renowned in Pasadena for its luxurious, beautifully-appointed senior communities. Our experienced management team and devoted staff help make each Regency Park residence a model of quality retirement living. We have been recognized...

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  • Sunrise at San Marino

    Sunrise at San Marino

    8332 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91775
    (30)
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    About Sunrise at San Marino Community & Location Highlights: Convenient location in San Marino, CA Near Pasadena Urgent Care and San Marino Valley Medical Center Close to San Marino Country Club, Santa Anita Race Track, shopping and dining Sunrise of San Marino in San Marino, California, is a...

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  • Sakura Gardens

    Sakura Gardens

    325 S Boyle Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (4)
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    Welcome to Sakura Gardens of Los Angeles, A Pacifica Senior Living Community Sakura Gardens is a luxurious full-service Japanese retirement community offering independent and assisted living in a prime Los Angeles area near Little Tokyo. Sakura Gardens welcomes residents to live by their own design....

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  • Hollenbeck Home a CCRC

    Hollenbeck Home a CCRC

    573 S Boyle Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (7)
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    A Retirement Oasis Since 1890 Hollenbeck Home, known locally as the Hollenbeck Palms, is the premier retirement destination for seniors living in the Greater Los Angeles area. For over a hundred years, Hollenbeck Home has catered to the residential living, assisted living and skilled nursing needs...

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  • Regency Park Astoria

    Regency Park Astoria

    925 East Villa Street, Pasadena, CA 91106
    (42)
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    At Regency Park Astoria you or your loved one will experience an active and exciting senior community. Regency Park Astoria offer the best in assisted living and memory care. Located just minutes from Old Pasadena, our community provides a selection of apartment choices, surrounded by outdoor...

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  • Montevista Garden

    Montevista Garden

    1812 Monte Vista Street, Pasadena, CA 91107
    (1)
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    Montevista Garden is located in Pasadena, California

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  • Hampton Guest Home

    Hampton Guest Home

    3790 Hampton Road, Pasadena, CA 91107
    (1)
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    Hampton Guest Home is a senior care home that is located in the mountainous city of Pasadena, CA and in Los Angeles County. Pasadena is a large city that is just south of the large Mount Wilson and the Twin Peaks East Mountain. It is also home to the Rose Bowl Stadium and the Arroyo Seco Park,...

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  • El Molino Rose Villa

    El Molino Rose Villa

    1144 North El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91104
    (14)
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    El Molino Rose Villa is an Alzheimer's memory care community located in Pasadena, California in the county of Los Angeles. Pasadena may not be as big a city as the nearby Los Angeles, but it is a city that offers plenty of things to do. For example, residents of El Molino Rose Villa live just a few...

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  • Solheim Senior Community

    2236 Merton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90041
    (8)
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    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 and...

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  • Pasadena Highlands

    Pasadena Highlands

    1575 East Washington Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91104
    (30)
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    For a unique senior retirement living experience, choose Pasadena Highlands. We are one of the best retirement communities in California, due in part to our holistic approach to wellness and our breadth of activities and programs. Choose from assisted or independent retirement living, with easy...

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  • Brookdale Uptown Whittier

    Brookdale Uptown Whittier

    13250 East Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90601
    (29)
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    When you turned 70, did your passions fade?  We didn’t think so. Family. Hobbies. Travel. If anything, age strengthens those interests. But as you get older, you sometimes need a little help. At our Assisted Living community in Whittier, California, just southeast of Los Angeles, you’ll have the...

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  • The Terraces at Park Marino

    The Terraces at Park Marino

    2587 East Washington Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91107
    (23)
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    The Terraces consists of 88 assisted-living units configured in spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. The Terraces has the atmosphere of an active club, with the old-California ambiance of Pasadena reflected in the community's elegantly decorated interior and in the flowering all-year...

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  • Windsor

    Windsor

    1230 E Windsor Road, Glendale, CA 91205
    (5)
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    Convenient access to the greater Los Angeles area without the hustle and bustle of city living is what you will discover when joining the Windsor community. You can spend the day visiting the Los Angeles Zoo or the Descanso Gardens and then enjoy a quiet evening relaxing on your balcony. And with...

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  • Brookdale Central Whittier

    Brookdale Central Whittier

    8101 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602
    (57)
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    Embrace Your Golden Years Seniors of Whittier, California who are looking for an assisted living community with safe, comprehensive care and a wonderfully diverse calendar full of enriching activities and programs need look no further. Here you can immerse yourself in beautifully-decorated interiors...

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  • The Posada

    The Posada

    8120 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602
    (20)
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    At Posada Whittier we encourage and support independence while offering assisted living in Whittier California with services personalized to meet individual needs. We believe that our residents deserve the very best personalized care possible. Lively, fun and full of surprises are how residents,...

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  • Glen Park at Glendale - Boynton St

    Glen Park at Glendale - Boynton St

    1250 Boynton Street, Glendale, CA 91205
    (15)
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    Since 1968, Glen Park has been committed to helping seniors live a life full of individuality and purpose by providing Assisted Living services and caring for those with memory impairments relating to Alzheimer's and Dementia.

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  • Evergreen Cottage by Serenity Care Health

    Evergreen Cottage by Serenity Care Health

    169 N Mountain Trail Ave, Sierra Madre, CA 91024
    (7)
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    Evergreen Cottage by Serenity Care Health In addition to 35 years of Medical experience and over 10 years of Assisted Living operations, Serenity Care Health provides a living experience like none other. With our compassionate and friendly staff, home-like living environment, and communal...

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  • Glen Park at Glendale - Mariposa St

    Glen Park at Glendale - Mariposa St

    1220 Mariposa Street, Glendale, CA 91205
    (40)
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    Since 1968, Glen Park has been committed to helping seniors live a life full of individuality and purpose by providing Assisted Living services and caring for those with memory impairments relating to Alzheimer's and Dementia.

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  • Oakmont of Whittier

    Oakmont of Whittier

    13617 Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90605
    (7)
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    Oakmont of Whittier is a premier senior community conveniently located in the heart of Whittier California. Here, a rewarding lifestyle promotes independence which is enhanced by comprehensive support tailored to suit your needs. Oakmont Senior Living is a recognized leader in the retirement...

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  • North Lake Villa

    North Lake Villa

    2851 North Lake Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001
    (20)
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    North Lake Villa is located in a quiet neighborhood, surrounded by the beautiful Altadena mountains, overlooking the lush scenery of the city of Pasadena. Our facility has been providing custodial care and supervision for 30 ambulatory and non-ambulatory residents since 1975. Our experience and...

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  • Lakewood Park Manor

    Lakewood Park Manor

    12045 South Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90242
    (95)
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    Lakewood Park Manor is a fully licensed independent and assisted living facility. Situated in Downey, we feature first class accommodations and personalized service packages created for each resident. Our services include assistance with dressing, personal hygiene, medication administration, more...

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  • Brookdale Monrovia

    Brookdale Monrovia

    201 East Foothill Boulevard, Monrovia, CA 91016
    (12)
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    Redefine your independence with assistance when you need it.  If you are looking for fun and freedom in senior living, then our assisted living community in Monrovia, California, might be the right fit for you. Whether it’s connecting with new friends or learning something new, you have choices for...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Hollywood Hills (Opening 2019)

    Pacifica Senior Living Hollywood Hills (Opening 2019)

    1745 N Gramercy Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90028
    (34)
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    Leasing Office Open 7 Days From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call for After hour Appointments. Luxury Senior Living at Its Finest Welcome 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...

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  • Mountain Side Guest Home

    Mountain Side Guest Home

    2546 S Bolar Ave, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
    (1)
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    Mountainside Guest Home, a six bed residential care facility for the elderly is located in a quiet neighborhood area overlooking the San Gabriel Mountains. Our large patio and professionally landscaped surrounding grounds include a lovely orchid garden as well as a large assortment of fruit trees to...

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  • Whittier Place Senior Living

    Whittier Place Senior Living

    12315 Burgess Avenue, Whittier, CA 90604
    (32)
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    Step into Whittier Place Senior Living 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. Look around...

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  • Olympic Board and Care

    Olympic Board and Care

    4532 Abbey Place, Los Angeles, CA 90019
    (10)
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    Sunland Living, located in Granada Hills, California provides the following services: Assisted Living and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. It accepts private payments.The Sunland Living has a very good hospital, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 90 out...

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  • Whittier Glen

    Whittier Glen

    10615 Jordan Rd, Whittier, CA 90603
    (19)
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    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a...

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  • Mountview Senior Living

    Mountview Senior Living

    2640 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020
    (23)
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    Lease by November 15 and lock in your rate! Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021.*See our Sales Director for details. Mountview, one of the foothills' finest retirement communities, has served local seniors and their families since 1975 with quality full-service retirement living....

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  • No Place Like Home For Golden Ages

    No Place Like Home For Golden Ages

    1459 Western Ave, Glendale, CA 91201
    (15)
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    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 lifestyle....

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  • Daly Care

    Daly Care

    1159 Raymond, Glendale, CA 91201
    (6)
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    Our mission at Daly Care is to provide the finest care to our residents at affordable rates. We treat you like family with the dignity and respect you deserve. At Daly Care we take the care of our residents seriously. Our facility is a gated four bedroom home which offers a warm and cozy lifestyle...

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  • Twelve Oaks Senior Living

    Twelve Oaks Senior Living

    2820 Sycamore Ave, La Crescenta, CA 91214
    (8)
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    Twelve Oaks Senior Living offers a rustic setting, historic site, cozy cottages and apartments located near the La Crescenta area. Enjoy beautiful grounds, a great walking path up to our main lodge and Pavilion. We offer a wide variety of activities for our residents allowing them to maintain...

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  • Belmont Village Hollywood Hills

    Belmont Village Hollywood Hills

    2051 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068
    (35)
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    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 at...

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  • CityView

    515 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    (23)
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    Vibrant Senior Living in the Heart of LA Located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Southern California just east of Beverly Hills, CityView residents enjoy visiting The Grove, LACMA and the Original Farmer's Market. Our community features spectacular views of the city and its...

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  • Atria Covina

    Atria Covina

    825 West San Bernardino Road, Covina, CA 91722
    (48)
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    Atria Covina is an assisted living and memory care community located in Covina, CA in Los Angeles County. Covina is located approximately twenty-two miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Covina is located at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, which contains the Angeles National Forest and Mount...

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  • Park Regency Retirement

    Park Regency Retirement

    1750 West La Habra Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631
    (18)
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    Retirement Living-A true retirement center empowers you to retire from some of the daily chores of laundry, cooking and cleaning so you can truly relax and spend your time however you choose. Assisted Living-Many of us need a hand with everyday activities as we get older. We want you to be safe and...

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  • The Heights Inn

    The Heights Inn

    2400 Panchoy Place, La Habra Heights, CA 90631
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Heights Inn is a custom built Residential Care Facility for the Elderly that specializes in providing Serene living for seniors. Serene living is at the core of our care, and we believe in preserving dignity through honoring each individual’s story. At The Heights Inn, our residents are invited...

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  • Melrose Gardens

    Melrose Gardens

    960 N Martel Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (8)
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    Melrose Gardens is a unique, vibrant community for adults seeking a healthy, dynamic and satisfying retirement lifestyle. From the moment you enter Melrose Gardens, you'll appreciate our enlivening approach to retirement. Our gracious residence exudes Southern California warmth and hospitality with...

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  • The Cottages at Melrose Gardens

    The Cottages at Melrose Gardens

    1007 N Martel Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (10)
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    The Cottages at Melrose Gardens When disorientation and memory loss begin to affect a person's life, basic needs become ever more complex. At The Cottages Alzheimer's Program, we provide a gentle, compassionate environment that minimizes confusion while maximizing security, health and enjoyment of...

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  • Crown Manor

    Crown Manor

    15327 Campillos Rd., La Mirada, CA 90638
    (2)
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    We provide our residents: - Three carefully planned, nutritious meals daily plus in-between snacks and juice; - Assistance with bathing and all personal grooming needs; - Planning and arranging of transportation to medical and dental appointments or other outside activities; - Monitoring and...

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  • Twin Oaks Guest Home

    Twin Oaks Guest Home

    3246 Honolulu Avenue, La Crescenta, CA 91214
    (6)
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    Twin Oaks Guest Home's main focus is to meet the needs of each resident on an individual basis. Twin Oaks Guest Home is country colonial style home with a rustic redwood deck patio surrounded by picturesque view of mountains and trees. We are situated within an upper class residential neighborhood...

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  • Belmont Village Burbank

    Belmont Village Burbank

    455 East Angeleno Avenue, Burbank, CA 91501
    (26)
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    Belmont Village of Burbank, California is located in the beautiful Burbank Hills residential area, with convenient access to healthcare facilities, places of worship, the main Burbank library, quaint cafes and shops along tree-lined streets. Just three blocks from the Belmont senior living facility...

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  • Garden of Palms

    Garden of Palms

    1025 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (18)
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    Every aspect of living at Garden of Palms has been planned to ensure maximum enjoyment and comfort...We provide an enriching lifestyle that enhances both the physical and emotional well-being of our residents. A warm attractive setting, marvelous meals, supportive programs, security and outstanding...

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  • Crescent Villa

    Crescent Villa

    849 N Crescent Heights Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (1)
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    We provide full service assisted living in the comforts of a home environment. Our care home features spacious private and semi-private rooms. Enjoy Kosher style home cooked meals, a well planned activity program, and walks in a beautiful neighborhood. Our care staff is available at all times for...

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  • La Habra Villa

    La Habra Villa

    1100 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631
    (27)
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    Well situated between Los Angeles and Orange County, La Habra Villa (LHV) is a beautiful community which provides independent, assisted living, and memory care to seniors in the area. Our team of professionally trained and courteous staff has been providing personal senior care at La Habra Villa for...

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  • La Jolla Villa

    729 North La Jolla Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
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    La Jolla Villa presents a homelike feel to our residents. It 's ideal for seniors who prefer a private setting vs. a big facility. Our caregivers are experienced and are there 24 hours a day to assist in all aspects of daily living. We have physicians, nurses, beauticians, therapists, and even...

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  • Better Living and Care II

    Better Living and Care II

    622 N Harper Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90048
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    At Better Living & Care, we are always looking for ways to make our residents feel at home and finding new ways to enrich their lives. We have a strong commitment to excellence in caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents. All our homes share a common goal of maximizing...

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  • Better Living and Care III

    Better Living and Care III

    624 N Harper Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (2)
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    At Better Living & Care, we are always looking for ways to make our residents feel at home and finding new ways to enrich their lives. We have a strong commitment to excellence in caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents. All our homes share a common goal of maximizing...

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Monterey Park, California

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer healthcare, supervision, and social events to individuals who are about 65 years old. Assisted living facilities commonly provide aid with daily activities, opportunities for leisurely activity, and supervision of care. In certain situations, facilities may offer dementia care, hospice, or "aging in place". In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $54,000 . The state of California has a number of stipulations associated with this kind of facility. The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division licenses this facility type. Public assistance is available through The state's Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program.This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must comply with diet prescribed by physicians, the total daily diet must meet the recommended dietary allowances of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, facilities must provide at least three meals per day and snacks, and meals must comply with residents' dietary preference. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self-administration of medications and medication administration. Staff must obtain training in a variety of areas. These areas include first-aid, how to recognize early signs of illness, Administrators must complete 40 hours of continuing education units every 2 years, and resident supervision.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Monterey Park 31.9% have a college degree, 23.5% have a high-school diploma, and 10.0% have a graduate degree. In Monterey Park, 10.4% have some form of disability, 10.1% do not have health insurance, 7.3% are widowed, and 15.8% live in poverty. In Monterey Park, 3.2% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Monterey Park is 67.1% Asian, 0.7% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 12.9% white, 26.4% Hispanic, 15.8% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, 2.6% mixed race, and 0.5% black. Based on gender, 47.8% are male and 52.2% are female. The median age of Monterey Park is 45 years old. The total population of Monterey Park consists of 61,044 people. Monterey Park has a population density of 3,071 people per square mile.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is determined by the destination in which it is located. The rent burden for Monterey Park is about 21.5% of the average person's monthly income. Monterey Park has a median home value of $567,408 and the median cost of rent is $1,484 per month.

State Information

An overview of California

There are 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers that service a population of 39,715,372. Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica ¢– UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by healthcare standards. Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, California has a cost of living index rating of 139, a grocery index rating of 121, and a housing index rating of 227.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, California ranks 1st in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 31% of California residents attend religious services among the 23,558 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for California is around 61%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 81%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47°F. The average high winter temperature is around 76°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34°F during the month of June. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Sequoia, Service-berry, Chamise, and Jojoba. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Cougars, the Whales, the Coyotes, or the Snakes. The state animal of California is the California Grizzly Bear.