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I had found Crescent Landing after searching 11 other Memory care facilities around LA & OC for my mom who has Dementia/Alzheimer’s. I knew instantly that this was the right place for my mom. I was able to...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
Crescent Landing at Santa Ana is a Memory Care community specifically designed for loved ones who have been diagnosed with memory impairment related to Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Our community empowers residents with the physical and emotional support they need from experienced geriatric-care...
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The staff is great and very helpful. They all are very kind to my dad. Part of the challenges is that primarily the housekeeping and kitchen staff speak Spanish, so my father's ability to communicate 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.
Town and Country Manor is a faith-based, non-profit senior living community located in the center of Orange County. We have carried out our vision of showing God's love through the caring and serving of our residents since Town and Country Manor was built in 1975. The result is a community that...
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Overall my parents are her happy in their new community, everyone so friendly. They're so supportive and answered all our questions. Made it a smooth transition.
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.
Ideally located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the heart of Orange County, Rowntree Gardens is one of the area’s only licensed, not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). Available on one convenient campus, we offer Acacia Independent Living, The Cedars...
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66 Floor plans available
9.9
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132 reviews
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I chose this facility because of the overall cleanliness and size and layout of the apartment. The apartments are very nicely updated. Residents can relax and let the facility do all the cooking.
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.
Located in prestigious Anaheim Hills, California, The Meridian At Anaheim Hills is a full-service, resort-style retirement community. Whether you are rediscovering what retirement means to you, or looking for a home that provides continuing care, The Meridian At Anaheim Hills has innovative...
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9.9
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71 reviews
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Blessings is aptly named. I am grateful for the care i receive here. The staff is kind And efficient. The house is immaculate The food is great. I am truly happy to be in Blessings.
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.
Blessings Senior Care is a beautiful residential care home for the Elderly. Blessings is licensed for six residents in a serene upscale environment. We are committed to improving each residents quality of life through the dedication of the care staff and personalized care. Blessings Senior...
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63 reviews
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My loved one was previously a resident at Crescent Landing at Garden Grove Memory Care and everything about the experience was great for her. Crescent Landing was amazing through the entire time. I would...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
The only residential care facilities to be built with a uniquely designed floor plan for those with Alzheimer's disease and memory impairment. Each center extends over two acres of land and offers extensive walking paths, park-like rose gardens and sunny patios for the residents enjoyment. The...
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77 Photos available
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9.9
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81 reviews
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Perhaps housekeeping should come more often . Sometimes I think I should should bring a broom to sweep the floor. Laundry is scheduled for Friday's. But, sometimes it is overlooked. However, the care...
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.
Set on manicured grounds less than a mile from the ocean, Atria Newport Plaza is a vibrant senior living community where older adults can enjoy engaging events and chef-prepared meals in the company of friends and neighbors, and receive the discreet support they need – all backed by the...
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99 Floor plans available
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I came for a short Stay while my Son is traveling. The staff is excellent, kind and everyone. was welcoming, I will come back again
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.
What makes Atria Golden Creek the best senior living option in Irvine? It's our commitment to enhancing the lives of today's seniors and future generations with energy-saving renovations, including a pursuit of LEED certification. We offer a beautiful community where you'll find a friendly and...
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81 reviews
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Pacifica is a wonderful facility, have only had super positive experiences with the staff. My only suggestion is that they have more activities, and especially get their senior van ready for use so that the...
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.
Beautiful Pet Friendly Assisted Living & Memory Care Senior Living Community Nestled in the East Side of exclusive Costa Mesa.Our award winning community creates a customized service and assistance plan for each resident with a variety of therapies and life enrichment activities. Our...
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1212 Floor plans available
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I wanted my husband to be both attended to but also socialized and stimulated. They have daily activities and interactions and their meals and snacks are delicious and nutritious. Staff are friendly and...
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.
Oakmont of Orange is the newest premier Senior Living Community in Orange County. Our lovely retirement community is situated on a lush campus with lovely views, industry renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. We are close to shopping, fine dining, the arts and world-class entertainment....
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1717 Photos available
88 Floor plans available
9.8
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15 reviews
9.8
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15 reviews
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Sunrise Of Orange is a amazing facility. I have yet to meet a staff member who isn't loving ,considerate, patient, and positive. They go out of their way to be compassionate to the residents. I've noticed...
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.
Set in the heart of Orange County, Sunrise of Orange is where superior service and tailored support come together. Our assisted living and memory care community offers an array of modern amenities, delicious dining options, and services to create a lifestyle tailored to your personal interests....
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66 Floor plans available
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I absolutely love this facility. My loved one has been here since July 2023. I have always been extremely happy with all of the staff in all departments. I would highly recommend to everyone.
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.
Proud to be an approved Residential Care Facility participating in the Assisted Living Waiver Program, offering assistance to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Our community is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our leasing office is open 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., 7 days a week. (After-hours appointments are...
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9.7
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35 reviews
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Overall, the experience has been very positive. The staff are incredibly personable and attentive. The facility is not as modern and up to date as I would prefer, but it is satisfactory.
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.
Located just blocks from historic downtown Orange, Park Plaza boasts an award-winning architectural design, and features studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Bright and plentiful common areas allow residents to move about freely, enjoying a variety of planned activities or simply relaxing in...
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9.7
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Needs more people work in the activities speak Spanish. The meals are kind of the same But in general everything is good. We would recommend Atria Newport Beach to other families based on the experience we...
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.
Located just off Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Terrace Senior Living is a welcoming community designed for older adults who are looking for a simplified life and discreet support from a friendly and professional staff.Newport Terrace Senior Living is convenient to shopping and dining venues, and...
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55 Floor plans available
9.5
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90 reviews
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She is at Carmel Village in Fountain Valley and loves it. Great overall feeling. They clean her room every week . The common area always nice. Mom loves the staff team. They get her to her appointments......
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.
Carmel Village is a private residence designed to provide a comfortable and active lifestyle for seniors. Our commitment is to offer a lifestyle that provides a warm family atmosphere. When you visit us, you will surely notice our attractive and beautifully maintained grounds with gardens, mature...
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My loved one was previously a resident at Orange Hill Quality Care for over a year and the overall experience was great. They provided loving care for my loved one. Based on our experience, I would highly...
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.
Orange Hill Quality Care is a premium residential care facility located in the beautiful city of Anaheim Hills , on a cozy and quiet cul-de-sac street. Our goal is to provide 24 hour quality, professional care and comfort for the elderly as they welcome their golden years in our brand new...
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9.5
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This is based on my experience of the fit for my husband. His needs for supervision were greater than this large facility could provide with less than ideal staffing ratio. He was not bathed consistently nor...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
Pacifica Newport Mesa is a secure private, gated community serving seniors with memory loss. We have a specifically designed building with no long hallways in which to become confused. Instead, we offer an atmosphere of home and comfort. We are proud of our experienced Nurse and care staff who...
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64 reviews
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After visiting half a dozen retirement Communities and choosing Brookdale, I am very pleased with my ground-floor unit with outdoor access. The staff ha. been extremely supportive, the food has been good and...
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.
Here you can do more of what you love.Located in Irvine, California, our assisted living community is where you can build friendships and redefine your independence.  You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can go live your life to the fullest. Here are just a few fun ways you...
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Good caring people. Treats the patient not the disease Meals more attention to printed menus and better service by servers not forgetting portions of order. Facilities could use a good scrubbing on...
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.
Designed With You In MindWhen you move into our assisted living and memory care community in Westminster, California, you trade in the stress of things like cooking, cleaning and home maintenance for an active and vibrant lifestyle. This is your chance to say farewell to all the mundane tasks...
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9.4
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Beyond all my expectation. Staff is friendly, caring and thoughtful. Dining servers go above and beyond serving meals. Helpful to those needing extra help. Without a doubt, cleanliness is the top of the list
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.
ASSISTED LIVING/ENHANCED CARE/ MEMORY CARElocated in Woodbridge Irvine, close to shopping and freeways.ASSISTED LIVINGEnjoy more of what you love with personalized care and professional support at Woodbridge Terrace of Irvine. Our attentive and dedicated caregivers understand that every resident...
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9.3
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The staff at Huntington Terrace has been very responsive. My sister is young for the facility, 68. They all have gone out of their way to make her happy. I would recommend Huntington Terrace to others.
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.
Huntington Beach's most gracious retirement community, offering the delights of resort coastal living. Huntington Terrace features 161, full-service apartments. This beautiful, three-story community is situated on over three acres of meticulously landscaped grounds and gardens. The property...
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9.3
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What our family likes the most about the Emerald Court is that our loved one is being looked out for and feed better than she can feed herself. The value is also there and we would recommend this community...
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.
Experience Life at Emerald CourtEvery day at Emerald Court is a delight, with a central location close to everything and a variety of services, including wellness programs and social activities to complete the experience. Emerald Court has been in Anaheim for 28 years. Many of our staff have...
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9.1
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The staff is very accommodating and quick to address your questions/concerns. I would recommend Park View Estates to others looking.
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.
Park View Estates is a warm and welcoming senior community. Conveniently located in Fountain Valley, California and next to Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Park View Estates offers a continuum of care for our residents to gracefully age in place. Our living options include...
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44 Floor plans available
9.1
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79 reviews
9.1
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79 reviews
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I would recommend the community based on cleanliness and friendliness. I haven't had any issues with staff communication. The community does serve three meals a day. There is a set menu; however, if the...
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.
Arbor Palms Senior Living is the senior living community of choice in North Orange County, offering mature adults a lifestyle that is satisfying, secure, and active. Our surroundings and environment offer the opportunity to appreciate the advantages that comes from a superior quality of...
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95 reviews
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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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Cost of assisted living in Santa Ana, CA

The average cost of senior living in Santa Ana is $3,934 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Seal Beach, CA with an average of $3,895 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Santa Ana, CA vs. nearby cities

Santa Ana, CA
$3,934/mo
$3,965/mo

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

Santa Ana, CA
$3,934/mo
U.S. national average
$4,556/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Santa Ana vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$3,934/mo
$4,828/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Santa Ana, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,449/mo
Private
$5,159/mo
Studio
$5,388/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,775/mo
2 Bedroom
$7,899/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$5,038/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Santa Ana over time

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Ways to pay for Assisted Living in Santa Ana, CA

Paying for assisted living may seem daunting, but knowing all your options can be empowering. Read about the many private and public payment options that families use to pay for assisted living in Santa Ana.

What families are saying about assisted living in Santa Ana

Recent reviews for assisted living in Santa Ana

Carmel Village in Fountain Valley, CA

4.5
Clean facilities, great social activities, food seemed good! My Dad really liked his apartment ! Caregivers are awesome, but in my opinion may be overworked. I think my Dad just needed a little bit more attention/care but not necessarily memory care. He had a series of falls which led to his ...
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Blessings Senior Care in Anaheim, CA

3.4
Our father required 24 hr care and the finding a residential board & care facility is difficult. Blessings has truly been a blessing to our family! The staff truly cares for the residents as their own family While providing a place that is safe, clean and friendly,

Monterey Peninsula III in Corona, CA

3.8
My dad's only been there about a month and a half. Overall, I'd have to say a four out of five. There were a lot of factors taken into account: location, convenience. I am very happy with their helpfulness and their ability to answer questions Their patients, including my father, are ...
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Santa Ana review score based on 522 family reviews

8.3
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This proprietary review score is based on 522 reviews of 240 Santa Ana assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Santa Ana 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

Santa Ana review score compared against nearby cities

8.3
Santa Ana, CA240 facilities
8.2
Tustin, CA228 facilities
8.2
Fountain Valley, CA281 facilities

Review subcategories for Santa Ana 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 522 reviews of 240 Santa Ana assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Santa Ana 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.
Santa Ana, CA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.7
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
4.6
Care services
4.3
4.2
Staff
4.6
4.5
Meals & dining
4.2
4.1
Activities
4.0
4.0
Value for cost*
4.2
4.1
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*Learn more about cost details

Santa Ana assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Santa Ana assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
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Full medication management
Full medication management
54.2%
51.6%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
49.6%
33%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
60%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
99.6%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
70%
56.2%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
14.2%
29.6%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
87.9%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
52.1%
47.7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
80.8%
53%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
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Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
65.8%
50.5%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
21.7%
31.6%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
55.8%
40.6%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
15.8%
13.4%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
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Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
14.2%
26.4%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
25.4%
39.2%
No sugar
No sugar
24.2%
36.2%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
53.3%
34.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
7.1%
12.5%
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Availability of select dining options in Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
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Professional chef
Professional chef
16.7%
30.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
20.4%
41.2%
Room service
Room service
18.3%
35%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
14.2%
17.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
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Activity director
Activity director
22.1%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
14.2%
30.3%
Community service programs
Community service programs
14.6%
29.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
42.5%
49%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
28.3%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
54.2%
51.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
17.9%
40.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
14.6%
33.4%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
18.8%
36.6%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
24.6%
45.5%
Live performances
Live performances
24.2%
45.9%
Dances
Dances
11.3%
28.6%
Fitness center
Fitness center
9.6%
23.7%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
25.4%
44.8%
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State regulations for assisted living in Santa Ana

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about California assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Santa Ana protect seniors.

Learn about California Assisted Living regulations

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