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With wineries spanning the horizon, miles of wildflower-lined trails, an eclectic art scene and a modern, upscale culture, Santa Rosa is an ideal place to spend one's life. If your elderly mother or father has made his or her life in this Northern California town, we understand that you'd be hard-pressed to make him or her leave — and why would you want to? Fortunately, though you're faced with plenty of tough decisions right now, one of them does not have to concern relocation.

Santa Rosa is home to 44 assisted living facilities within our network, each of them designed to meet the unique and ever-evolving needs of aging individuals. A Place For Mom, North America's largest senior living referral service, is prepared to help you narrow down your options to the right fit for your loved one. We're also prepared to help you alleviate your concerns by answering your most pressing questions, such as how much does senior living cost, what type of services can you expect and how can you be sure it's time to make the transition from independent living to assisted living.

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Senior housing types near Santa Rosa, CA

  • Brookdale Paulin Creek

    Brookdale Paulin Creek

    2375 Range Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (34)
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    Good Times, Good Company If you have higher expectations of your golden years than a standard senior living community, look no further. Nestled among historic redwoods and stunning views of Sonoma County vineyards, your new community gives you the freedom to redefine what it means to be independent...

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  • Brookdale Chanate

    Brookdale Chanate

    3250 Chanate Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
    (17)
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    Nature Lover’s Paradise Imagine waking up in your own peaceful and private residence with soft sunlight streaming through your window. After pouring a warm cup of coffee, you can walk outside and admire some of the most breathtaking scenery known to man. Here at our assisted living and memory care...

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  • Sunrise Villa Santa Rosa

    Sunrise Villa Santa Rosa

    4225 Wayvern Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
    (6)
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    Make yourself at home at Sunrise Villa Santa Rosa in Santa Rosa, California. It's a friendly, flexible environment that celebrates your individuality and nurtures your soul. We recognize that each new resident has a unique lifestyle so we've tailored solutions to match: Independent Living, for our...

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  • Idaho Care Home

    3439 Idaho Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
    (4)
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    ABOUT US Idaho Care Home is a privately owned and operated facility, managed by a state licensed administrator. The owner/licensee has over 25 years experience in all aspects of elderly care field. Our staff are rigorously screened and gone through criminal background investigation....Each caregiver...

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  • Victoria's Place

    Victoria's Place

    2300 Donahue Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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    Victoria's Place is a beautifully remodeled 1913 Victorian style ranch house with .25 acres on a very quiet Northwest Santa Rosa neighborhood, surrounded by trees and vegetation. It has six large bedrooms, two of them with private baths. The remaining rooms have one bathroom for each two bedrooms....

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  • Arbol Residences of Santa Rosa

    Arbol Residences of Santa Rosa

    300 Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (31)
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    Arbol Residences of Santa Rosa is a luxurious senior community located in desirable Northeast Santa Rosa, California. Our campus is set on 5 acres offering stunning views and breathtaking sunsets. We have an ideal location in Sonoma County near local shopping, dining and medical facilities. We...

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  • Anson Place Residential Care Home

    Anson Place Residential Care Home

    5926 Anson Drive 707-538-4988, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Set in a serene and secure surrounding in the Rincon Valley area of Santa Rosa. With a homey family-like atmosphere you can be assured that your loved ones will be given personalized and efficient care in the atmosphere of trust, respect and compassion. Anson Place in a unique place since it is a...

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  • Summerfield Care Home

    2725 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
    (2)
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        Summerfield Care Home is a facility for the elderly (R.C.F.E.) located in a beautiful Santa Rosa setting and it provides relaxed and elegant living.     The home is licensed for 5 residents only, which would be a perfect place for someone requiring more individual...

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  • Oakmont of Villa Capri (Opening Summer 2019)

    Oakmont of Villa Capri (Opening Summer 2019)

    1397 Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (16)
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    From the moment you arrive at Villa Capri you step into luxury and elegance. You will realize that this way of life exceeds all your expectations. At Villa Capri, you are living in a beautiful community, in an exquisite area blessed with beautiful blue skies and clean air touched with ocean breezes....

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  • Fountaingrove Lodge

    Fountaingrove Lodge

    4210 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (4)
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    Experience FGL, the nations first active independent LGBT retirement community offering five-star services and ammenities with a continum of care in the heart of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County's wine country. You will find an invitiing, supportive and active resort lifestyle, located on 10 acres of...

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  • Creek Way Homes

    Creek Way Homes

    100 Creek Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (8)
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    Creek Way Homes, Inc. is a residential care facility for male or female person 60 years or older with a maximum capacity of six ambulatory and non-ambulatory residents. Our philosophy is caring. Our goal is to maintain the dignity and independence of our residents. We create and maintain a family...

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  • Oakmont Gardens

    Oakmont Gardens

    301 White Oak Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
    (7)
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    123 Independent Living Apartments, 39 Assisted Living Apartments 4 Floor plans from one bed/one bath 670sf, two bed/one bath 820sf, 2 bed/2 bath 950sf and 2 ed/2 bath deluxe. Beautiful views from first floor patios and 2nd and 3rd floor decks.

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  • Emmanuel Home

    2242 Vallejo Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
    (1)
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    Emmanuel Home is a residential care home located in the picturesque city of Santa Rosa, in Sonoma County, California. Our beautiful city has so much to offer residents and their family members, we feature the best of California's natural landscape and mountainous regions. We also have amazing...

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  • Silva Board and Care

    1130 Silva Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Silva Board and Care is where your beloved ones can experience the quality of life they richly deserve in the twilight of their years. Set in the serene and secure surroundings, you can rest assured that your loved ones will be given personalized and efficient care, in an atmosphere of trust,...

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  • Eva's Gardens

    311 Mosswood Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Eva's Gardens is a beautiful senior citizen home located in Santa Rosa, California. This micro-community provides a warm, safe environment that can make your parents feel right at home! Eva's Gardens provides personal assistance care, such as basic mobility around the home, activities of daily...

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  • Five Palms Care Home

    1217 Lance Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    (3)
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    Five Palms Care Home is in Santa Rosa, California and is an assisted living facility that is one of the top in the area. We provide a number of amenities that can make life more comfortable for you or a loved one. From the delicious meals that are prepared fresh daily to the rehabilitation center...

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  • Hoen's Care Home

    1618 Mariposa Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95405
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Hoen's Care Home Hoen's Care Home is a senior care home located in the famous Santa Rosa City, California in Sonoma County. Our residence is just two miles from high-standard hospitals such as the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Proximity to reliable health centers has made it convenient for us to...

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  • Flora Shangrila

    3052 Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (2)
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    Flora Shangrila is a residential care home that is located in picturesque Santa Rosa, California in Sonoma County. The town is a great place for those who enjoy visiting historic places and tourist destinations. Santa Rosa features landmarks like the Luther Burbank home (a famous botanist) and...

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  • Optimum Senior Residential Care

    2540 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
    (3)
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    Optimum Senior Residential Care is a residential care home located in the beautiful wine country of Santa Rosa, CA in Sonoma County. Our vibrant city is the definition of urban sprawl and is located within a few miles of many famous wineries. Redwood forest, rivers and lakes are all part of our...

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  • Serenity Board and Care

    407 Calistoga Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Serenity Board and Care !!! Let your retirement experience be a memorable one. Spend it with us at Serenity Board and Care . Set in Santa Rosa, California in a beautiful home, you too will find a home that you can call your own. You become part of our family the moment you walk into our...

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  • Redwood Retreat

    4988 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (5)
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    Redwood Retreat is located in Santa Rosa, CA on a spacious lot surrounded by the beautiful outdoors of Sonoma County. We offer world class, personalized care for your loved ones, and we understand the importance of a smaller, family oriented setting that provides senior citizens with the comfort and...

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  • Rohnert Park Retirement Community

    Rohnert Park Retirement Community

    4855 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    (23)
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    Rohnert Park Retirement Community is an independent and assisted living community located in Rohnert Park, California. Our community, located in Sonoma County, lies in the heart of wine country just a short drive north from San Francisco. Set on five acres of rolling hills and open pastures, Rohnert...

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  • Clearwater at Sonoma Hills (Opening Winter 2019)

    Clearwater at Sonoma Hills (Opening Winter 2019)

    710 Rohnert Park Expressway, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Make a lifelong commitment to living well with Clearwater at Sonoma Hills, an assisted living & memory care community in Rohnert Park offering 94 well-appointed apartment homes with both private and shared living options. Our community encourages residents to live a purposeful life by offering...

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  • All Seasons Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

    All Seasons Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

    5509 Volkerts Rd, Sebastopol, CA 95472
    (4)
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    In business since 1985 All Seasons RCFE is located on 3.5 acres in the beautiful West Sonoma County town of Sebastopol. We assist with ADL's when needed and help with medications. We offer 3 yummy meals & snacks each day and to start we offer breakfast to order when you are ready to get up each...

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  • Terene Manor

    Terene Manor

    120 Savannah Way, Windsor, CA 95492
    (2)
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    Terene Manor is a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly set inNorthern California's wine country. We are located in a quiet, peaceful and friendly neighborhood. Shopping centers, hospital, recreational areas and parks are a few minutes away and are accessible and convenient.Our...

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  • Brookdale Windsor

    Brookdale Windsor

    907 Adele Drive, Windsor, CA 95492
    (10)
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    At our assisted living community, which also offers Alzheimer’s and dementia care, we want to help your life be as engaging, enjoyable and seamless as possible. As an assisted living resident at our community, located in scenic Windsor, Calif., you’ll enjoy a busy social calendar and a life of...

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  • Sunrise of Petaluma

    Sunrise of Petaluma

    815 Wood Sorrel Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954
    (18)
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    About Sunrise of Petaluma Community & Location Highlights: Minutes from historic downtown Petaluma, CA Quiet residential neighborhood Beautiful views of the Sonoma Mountains Near Petaluma Valley Hospital Close to shopping, dining, and golfing Independence, fun, and friends—Sunrise of Petaluma in...

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  • Springfield Place

    Springfield Place

    101 Ely Blvd. S., Petaluma, CA 94954
    (19)
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    Springfield Place offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who leads the industry in the development and management of retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Springfield Place we have set colossal...

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  • Nazareth Agua Caliente Villas

    Nazareth Agua Caliente Villas

    17250 Vailetti Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476
    (12)
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    Nazareth Agua Caliente is a historic property and former Sonoma landmark. This is a European style Villa transformed into a quaint Assisted Living with Memory Care community. You won't find the modern decor and glamour of high end AL's. You will find the Old Sonoma historic atmosphere and...

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  • Sonoma Acres Assisted Living

    Sonoma Acres Assisted Living

    765 Donald Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sonoma Acres is an Skilled Nursing facility specializing in Alzheimer's memory care in Sonoma, California. We are licensed by the State of California and are surveyed under Title 22 regualations. Our Director of Nursing has been with the facility for 18 years and several staff members have 10 or...

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  • Sonoma Retirement Community

    Sonoma Retirement Community

    800 Oregon Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
    (10)
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    Sonoma Retirement Community is a luxurious senior community in Sonoma, California. Located in a quiet residential area, our community is ideally situated near churches, banks, shopping, dining and medical facilities. Sonoma is a beautiful city with a rich history, counted among the world's finest...

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  • Sunrise Villa Sonoma

    Sunrise Villa Sonoma

    91 Napa Road, Sonoma, CA 95476
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Sunrise Villa Sonoma! Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living, Memory and Hospice Care in Sonoma, California. Make yourself at home at Sunrise Villa Sonoma, located in Sonoma, California. It's a friendly, flexible environment that celebrates your individuality and nurtures your soul....

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  • The Country Inn Retirement Home

    The Country Inn Retirement Home

    1109 La Grande Ave, #B, Napa, CA 94558
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located on a 10-acre orchard and farm, The Country Inn Retirement Home is a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly in the Napa Valley. Opening their doors in 1983, Country Inn has been in business for 33 years. Due to ever changing needs of the elderly, the staff at Country Inn creates unique...

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  • Aegis of Napa

    Aegis of Napa

    2100 Redwood Rd, Napa, CA 94558
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Aegis of Napa, in the heart of the wine country, consists of 34 assisted living studio and one-bedroom apartments, and an additional 14 apartments for residents with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia. This beautifully designed, Victorian-style building uses Individualized Service Plans to...

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  • Brookdale Napa

    Brookdale Napa

    3255 Villa Lane, Napa, CA 94558
    (10)
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    Cozy Comforts and Resort Luxuries You should never have to choose between the comforts of home and quality care when you can have both here at our assisted living and memory care community. Located in some of the beautiful and renowned scenery in the country, you can feel right at home among cozy...

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  • Atria Tamalpais Creek

    Atria Tamalpais Creek

    853 Tamalpais Avenue, Novato, CA 94947
    (23)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Atria Tamalpais Creek is an enriching senior living community in Novato that promotes independence and active lifestyles. With an event-filled social calendar and amenities like a fitness center, outdoor garden and salon and spa, our residents enjoy an environment that encourages them to remain...

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  • La Homa Guest Home

    1161 La Homa Dr, Napa, CA 94558
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    About Us... La Homa Guest Home is a family owned and operated facility. We provide personalized care, love, and warmth for your loved ones. La Homa's is a home that is dedicated to patience and compassion for every resident. Our Staff...

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  • Linda Falls Guest Home I

    755 Linda Falls Terrace, Angwin, CA 94508
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Linda Falls Guest Home I is a senior residential care home that is located in the very small city of Angwin, CA and in Napa county. Angwin has around 3000 residents and is a part of the northern San Francisco Bay area. It is home to the Howell Mountain. The group home setting itself is just a short...

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  • Celebrity Haven II

    2212 Trower Ave, Napa, CA 94558
    (1)
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    Celebrity Haven II is conveniently located in Napa, California. We offer superior senior care services and comfortable living accommodations. We are known for our experience, professionalism and compassion. We know that finding a senior living facility can seem overwhelming, and we seek to ease the...

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  • The Berkshire

    2300 Brown Street, Napa, CA 94558
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Berkshire is locally owned and operated by a family with over 30 years experience. Quality and compassionate care is our goal, in a beautiful home atmosphere. Services include 24 hour care and supervision, personal care assistance, meals, snacks and special diets, incontinent care/management,...

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  • Exceptional Care Home RP

    Exceptional Care Home RP

    6069 Donna Ct, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    (1)
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Assisted Living in Santa Rosa, CA

What Is Assisted Living?

Many families confuse assisted living with nursing home care, which is why many are hesitant to make the transition into senior living facilities. However, assisted living and nursing home care are vastly different. Nursing home care provides 24-hour medical care at skilled nursing facilities whereas senior living communities assist with activities of daily living such as cleaning, laundry, money management, bathing, dressing, meal prep, transportation and shopping. The goal of senior living communities is to ensure seniors have access to help when they need it, but at any other time, are able to exercise as much independence as possible.

What Services Are Available?

Every assisted living community is different, and which services one offers depends on the type of care it provides, the location, the cost and the size of the facility. However, some services are fairly standard of all communities. For instance, many of the senior living homes in Santa Rosa offer meals in a fine dining setting, group outings and social activities such as cooking, writing and gardening classes. There are several other services you can expect from the community into which you transition your elderly parent:

  • Indoor and outdoor common areas
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Medication management
  • Onsite beauticians and visiting therapists
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Live performances
  • Incontinence care
  • Educational seminars

Each community caters its services to a specific clientele so be sure to thoroughly browse the list of offerings at each before making the final decision.

What Is Senior Living Like in Santa Rosa, CA?

The year-round moderate temperatures, beautiful climate, numerous wineries and proximity to major metro areas such as San Francisco and San Jose make Santa Rosa an ideal place to retire. Seniors in the area have access to several outdoor activities such as hiking, golf, horseback riding and biking. Museums, wineries, art exhibits, shopping centers and farmers markets are all ideal for individuals who prefer more refined activities, while places such as Howarth Park and Safari West are great places to take the great kids when they visit.

California is not necessarily the most tax-friendly state for retirees. However, it does not tax social security income, which is ideal for those who rely on government aid to pay for monthly expenses.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Santa Rosa, CA?

The cost of assisted living in Santa Rosa varies greatly and is dependent upon a number of factors, including the services and type of care a community offers. Families should also take into consideration one-time fees as well as the unique needs of their aging loved ones. That said, the average cost of assisted living in the area is $4,224, which is slightly higher than the state average. Independent living is exponentially cheaper, averaging out at $2,774 per person. Memory care is more than $1,000 more than assisted living, costing an average of $5,307 per month.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

As mentioned above, the cost of senior living varies depending on several factors. Some considerations you should make when planning your senior living budget include the following:

  • The type of residence
  • The size of the apartment (studio or one- or two-bedroom)
  • Type of services your loved one needs
  • The level of luxury
  • Geographical location

Some assisted living communities charge residents a flat rate, which is all-inclusive. Others charge residents a base fee, which covers rent and meals, and then an additional fee per service. This option is commonly referred to as an "a la carte" option. For residents with few needs, a la carte may be a cost-effective option. However, if your elderly parent or grandparent has extensive needs, a la carte could end up costing you more in the long run.

How Can I Afford Assisted Living?

For many families, finding the ideal senior living community often comes down to price. While price will always factor into the equation, it shouldn't be the sole factor upon which you base your final decision. Though your A Place For Mom Advisor is always available to help you with financial planning, there are certain strategies you should consider utilizing as well:

  • Plan Ahead: If you and your elderly loved one have an eye on a particular community in Santa Rosa, join the waiting list. By doing so, you can ensure you secure your spot in a community that fits within your budget, is in the right location and meets your unique needs.
  • Look Into Long-Term Care Insurance: Though private long-term care insurance will not pay for everything, it can help address the gap between savings and other payment methods.
  • Ask About Price Flexibility: Many senior living communities offer incentives to families that ask about them. Also, don't be afraid to negotiate a lower price, as even if a community does not offer a la carte services, it may be willing to reduce your monthly fee if your loved one's needs are minimal.
  • Talk to the VA: If your loved one is a veteran member of the armed forces, he or she may be eligible for benefits through the Department of Veterans' Affairs. These benefits may help to offset the high cost of senior living.

The best ways you can control the costs of senior living in Santa Rosa is to work with an A Place For Mom advisor and to plan ahead. With time, and armed with as much information as possible about your family and your aging loved one, your advisor can direct you toward a great fit for your family and budget.

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings in Santa Rosa, CA

If you're like many concerned family members, you want to know everything you can regarding a facility's background, administrator and employees. Some states provide full transparency while others operate more like a closed book. California maintains an open book policy and strives to ensure families have access to the information they need to make as informed decisions as possible regarding the future of their aging loved ones. For this reason, California earned a "High" rating in terms of transparency.

Key Findings: Consumers can find all the information they need regarding a senior living community in one convenient, easy-to-access online database. This database contains information regarding inspection results and violations. Though California maintains a high level of transparency, it failed to obtain an "Exceptional" rating because it only requires inspections every five years.

How To Access Records:

  1. Navigate to the California Department of Social Services website
  2. Find the name of the community in the "Results" section and click it. From there you can access details regarding the facility and inspection reports.

What Are the Signs It's Time for Assisted Living?

If you're like many families, you're hesitant to transition your elderly parent or loved one out of the home he or she has come to know and love and into a senior living community. Though we understand this, we also know that oftentimes, it's for the best. Assisted living facilities have the support, knowledge and resources necessary to attend to your loved one's needs, no matter how comprehensive or time-consuming they may be. That said, there are certain signs you can look for that indicate your loved one is ready to make the transition:

  • Caregiver Stress: Many individuals look to the elderly individual for signs it's time to transition, but oftentimes, the greatest indicator of all is within themselves. If you constantly feel overwhelmed, are stressed even when you're not with your loved one or even feel resentment toward your loved one, it may be time to make the move.
  • Increased Care Needs: When your loved one's needs begin to outpace your capabilities, it may be time to relinquish care to a team who is more qualified to help manage your loved one's health.
  • Sundowning: Which refers to agitated behavior that becomes more pronounced in the evening — are both symptoms of cognitive decline. Both can also take a heavy toll on caregivers and even cause resentment. Once your loved one begins to exhibit these symptoms, it may be time to consider placement.
  • Home Safety: When home safety becomes a major concern — major meaning you feel uncomfortable leaving your loved one alone for even just an hour or two — it's time to consider outside options. It is not good for you or loved one to constantly worry about his or her safety when he or she is alone.
  • Wandering: Wandering is another symptom of cognitive decline, and not only is it worrisome, but it's also dangerous. If you notice that your aging parent is beginning to wander more frequently, discuss the very real possibility of placement.

You may be tempted to wait until that defining moment arises to make the decision to transition, that defining moment being when Mom wanders down the street in her nightgown, or when Dad drives the wrong way down a one-way street. However, waiting for a defining moment could put your loved one and others at risk. Moreover, the defining moment may never come, but subtle signs, such as those mentioned above, will. Look for those, and when they become more frequent, know that it's time to discuss the idea of senior living with both your elderly loved one and other family members.

How Do I Make the Right Choice?

It's normal to struggle with the decision to transition an aging loved one into an assisted living facility, and even more so to struggle with the where. However, know that you do not have to make the decision alone.

A Place For Mom has helped over 3,600 families in the Santa Rosa area find the right fit for them, and now we want to help you. Our team of advisors will present you with your options based on your search criteria, schedule tours on your behalf and provide unwavering support throughout the entire process. For the guidance you need, contact one of our Advisors for a free consultation today.