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Assisted Living near Santa Maria, California

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Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria

1220 Suey Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454

4.5
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located between San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria is a campus-style retirement community that provides a wide spectrum of care. Enjoy being near golf courses, wineries, the Veteran's Administration Building and Marian Regional Medical Center. Take...

AAA Kindness Care Home II

3811 Dominion Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Creston Village

1919 Creston Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446

4.1
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Creston Village is an assisted living and memory care community located in the thriving city of Paso Robles. Paso Robles is a thriving city best known for its abundance of hot springs, wineries and almond orchards, and it is the host of the California Mid-State Fair. Our luxurious community is...

Mariposa at Ellwood Shores

190 Viajero Dr, Goleta, CA 93117

4.6
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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Avila Senior Living at Downtown SLO

475 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

4.7
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Avila Senior Living at Downtown SLOWe describe our independent and assisted living lifestyles as “simply abundant living” because with us, each day holds endless opportunities to discover your talents and purpose through hobbies and cultural pursuits, serving neighbors, outdoor...

The Oaks at Nipomo

177 Mary Ave, Nipomo, CA 93444

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Fountain Square of Lompoc

1420 W North Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436

3.4
(12 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Fountain Square of Lompoc is located in Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California provides a caring atmosphere for those seniors who are looking for a community to call home. This community offers comfort and safety to its residents. Lompoc provides residents and guests with parks and recreation...

The Oaks at Paso Robles

526 S River Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atascadero Christian Home and Bethesda House

8455 Santa Rosa Rd, Atascadero, CA 93422

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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Cost of assisted living in Santa Maria, CA

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,199
    National
  • $4,622
    State
  • $4,456
    Santa Maria, CA
  • $3,302
    Lompoc, CA
  • $4,592
    Santa Maria, CA
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What is assisted living?

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

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Santa Maria, California

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer social events, oversight, and personal care to persons who are about 65 years old. Assisted living communities frequently provide supervision of care, opportunities for social activity, and help with daily activities. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide skilled nursing, dementia care, or respite. In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $54,000 . California has specific statutes related to this kind of community. The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division governs this type of community. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self-administration of medications and medication administration. Staff members obtain training in a variety of subjects. These areas include first-aid, how to recognize early signs of illness, skills and knowledge required to provide necessary resident care, and housekeeping and sanitation procedures. Public assistance is available through The state’s Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include the total daily diet must meet the recommended dietary allowances of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, meals must comply with residents’ dietary preference, communities must provide at least three meals per day and snacks, and meals must comply with diet prescribed by physicians.

Demographics and Values

In Santa Maria, 66.0% participate in the labor force, 20.9% do not have health insurance, 18.6% live in poverty, and 5.1% are widows. In Santa Maria, 5.5% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Santa Maria has a population density of 1,813 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Santa Maria is 73.4% white, 74.6% Hispanic, 16.7% other or not specified, 5.2% Asian, 0.4% Native American, 2.8% mixed race, 1.3% black, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of education, 12.7% have a college degree, 3.8% have a graduate degree, and 18.8% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 49.8% are male and 50.2% are female. The median age of Santa Maria is 29 years old.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a major factor in determining which community meets the needs of you or your loved one. The rent burden for Santa Maria is around 22.4% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Santa Maria is around $1,414 and the median home value for Santa Maria is $297,686.

State Information

An overview of California

The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by standards of healthcare. In total, California has 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 citizens. 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. Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 32% of California residents voted Republican and 62% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, California ranks 1st in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In California, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 23,558 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. On average, the humidity rating for California is around 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. 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 tornadoes.

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 Service-berry, Sequoia, Western Cypress, and Chamise. 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.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in California

Avila Senior Living at Downtown SLO, Mariposa at Ellwood Shores and Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria are the top rated assisted living facilities near Santa Maria, California. See full list of communities.

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