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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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  • 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 at Whittier

    The Posada at Whittier

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
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    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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  • 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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  • QFC Loving Care Alderton

    QFC Loving Care Alderton

    13652 Alderton Lane, Cerritos, CA 90703
    (4)
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    QFC Loving Care Alderton is a residential care home that provides your loved ones with a high level of non-medical care. They also offer private or shared rooms, home cooked meals and help with activities of daily living. The home offers a front porch and a garden so your loved one can relax in a...

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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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  • Golden Eden II

    Golden Eden II

    981 Flamingo Way, La Habra, CA 90631
    (6)
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    Golden Eden II is a residential care home for seniors located in La Habra, California which is situated in Orange County. La Habra is a city that has many different historical sites and stories. The City Hall building was built in 1935 and is still standing today. Additionally, this city has...

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  • Golden Eden I

    Golden Eden I

    980 Flamingo Way, La Habra, CA 90631
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    Golden Eden I is a residential care home for seniors located in La Habra, California which is situated in Orange County. La Habra is a city that has many different historical sites and stories. The City Hall building was built in 1935 and is still standing today. Additionally, this city has numerous...

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  • Crown Manor at Paseo Grande

    Crown Manor at Paseo Grande

    1401 Paseo Grande, Fullerton, CA 92833
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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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  • Sunrise of Fullerton

    Sunrise of Fullerton

    2226 North Euclid Street, Fullerton, CA 92835
    (20)
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    Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of suites to our exceptional outdoor gardens and landscaping. Look...

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  • Avalon Guest Manor I

    Avalon Guest Manor I

    1857 Sheddon St, Fullerton, CA 92833
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    Our home is located in the hills of Fullerton. Our spacious, cosy, friendly and warm home can cater to 6 residents. We have 24/7 caregivers, delicious meals, and have an on-call registered nurse. The Board and Care has been in business for many years, the owner has 10+ years of caregiving experience...

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  • Sunnycrest Senior Living

    Sunnycrest Senior Living

    1925 Sunny Crest Dr, Fullerton, CA 92835
    (36)
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    Sunnycrest Senior Living is a warm and active, newly renovated assisted living community located in Fullerton, California across from St. Jude Hospital. Our residents and families love the friendly, close knit atmosphere we offer in addition to our exceptional care services and delicious food. Come...

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  • Merrill Gardens at West Covina (Opening Summer 2020)

    Merrill Gardens at West Covina (Opening Summer 2020)

    1400 W West Covina Pkwy, West Covina, CA 91790
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    Merrill Gardens at West Covina offers senior living just south of the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. Providing independent living, assisted living and memory care, this new community is located east of downtown Los Angeles, near shopping and dining. Merrill Gardens at West Covina is modern...

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  • Country View Assisted Living

    Country View Assisted Living

    824 W Cameron Ave, West Covina, CA 91790
    (1)
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    Country View Retirement Home The Country View Retirement Home can be found in beautiful, sunny West Covina, California. The city is located in Los Angeles and has a well manicured lawn and plenty of space to roam and explore the beautiful environment that surrounds our retirement community. Your...

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  • Brookdale Brea

    Brookdale Brea

    285 West Central Avenue, Brea, CA 92821
    (27)
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    This Is Home Remember the good ole days when you stayed up late with your friends, sharing secrets and telling stories? You spent hours together, playing games and exploring all the possibilities the world had to offer. Best of all, you experienced that sweet sense of belonging that we all crave....

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  • Comfort Keepers Home Care

    Comfort Keepers Home Care

    928 Orangewood Dr, Brea, CA 92821
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    Comfort Keepers Home Care is a senior care home in the city of Brea, California in Orange County, that will provide 24 hour per day, 7 days a week, non-medical care to persons in need of personal services, supervision and assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living. Brea has...

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  • D'Best Care

    D'Best Care

    3608 W.Ash Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833
    (1)
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    D'Best Care offers a warm, caring 'at home' environment. We are located in a residential area, 3 miles away from the Fullerton Senior Center. Our home is decorated with safety and comfort in mind. Gated premises, smoke detectors in every room, safe and cozy home-like setting. Providing years of...

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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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  • Tabi's Facility Home Care

    Tabi's Facility Home Care

    2429 W Olive Ave., Fullerton, CA 92833
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    We offer a friendly home-like atmosphere. Each room is fully furnished for single or double occupancy, cable TV, central air-conditioning and heat, fire alarm, smoke detectors. The comfort and safety of our residents will always come first to us.

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  • QFC Loving Care Santana

    QFC Loving Care Santana

    18311 Santana Avenue, Cerritos, CA 90703
    (8)
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    QFC Loving Care Santana is located in Cerritos, California, and is considered a micro community due to its smaller size. Being smaller in nature allows for a more focused approach to treatment and care. QFC Loving Care offers a wide range of services to fit the needs of most senior citizens....

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  • Villa Celerina

    Villa Celerina

    19208 Sheryl Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703
    (5)
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    Villa Celerina is a 24 hour non medical residential home care facility serving any person 60 years old and above who are unable to care for themselves at home, but would like to continue living in a home like and secure environment.     Villa Celerina is located in the heart of...

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  • Park Vista Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Park Vista Assisted Living & Memory Care

    2527 Brea Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92835
    (2)
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    Park Vista Assisted Living has a total of 54 apartments with 7 distinctive floor plans, some with lovely garden views, others with a private balcony overlooking the courtyard fountain. Customized care adapts to the needs of your loved one... Park Vista provides a home for your aging family members,...

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  • Sunrise of La Palma

    Sunrise of La Palma

    5321 La Palma Avenue, La Palma, CA 90623
    (24)
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    Sunrise Assisted Living of La Palma is nestled in the quiet and peaceful community of La Palma, California. We share a parking lot with La Palma Intercommunity Hospital and a medical building. Many of our residents enjoy views overlooking a lovely residential neighborhood and our beautiful gardens...

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  • Oakmont of Fullerton (Opening Summer 2020)

    Oakmont of Fullerton (Opening Summer 2020)

    433 West Bastanchury, Fullerton, CA 92835
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    Oakmont of Fullerton is a premier senior living community situated on a beautifully landscaped campus. Developed by Oakmont Senior Living, Oakmont of Fullerton provides exceptional quality, comfort and care with five-star services and amenities. Residents enjoy a rewarding lifestyle with...

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  • Kaego's Richman Gardens

    Kaego's Richman Gardens

    317 N. Richman Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92831
    (14)
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    Kaego's Richman Gardens Community Centers were the first in California to be built with a specially designed floor plan for those with Alzheimer's disease and memory impairment. Each care center is spread across two acres of land and offers extensive walking paths, beautiful rose gardens, and sunny...

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  • Brookdale Walnut

    Brookdale Walnut

    19850 East Colima Road, Walnut, CA 91789
    (34)
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    Define your day, every day. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both assisted living and memory care in Walnut, California, could be right for you.   You’ll have assistance with medications,...

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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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  • Buena Park Elder Care

    Buena Park Elder Care

    6351 San Ruben Circle, Buena Park, CA 90620
    (6)
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    Serene, Safe and Secure Environment We are a 6 bed residential care facility for the elderly.  We have a newly remodeled lovely home with warm and cheerful decor.  In our backyard you will find a well producing fruit and vegetable garden, huge shaded patio and a tranquil waterfall. ...

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  • Emerald Court

    1731 W Medical Center Dr, Anaheim, CA 92801
    (6)
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    Experience Life at Emerald Court Every 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 been...

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  • Brookdale Anaheim

    Brookdale Anaheim

    200 North Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801
    (63)
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    Your Best Chapter Yet It’s time to write a new chapter of your life—and this one is going to be your best chapter yet. It includes all kinds of enriching and inspiring activities, events and excursions, freedom to rekindle a passion for former interests and discover new ones, and a community of men...

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  • Family Choice Senior Living

    Family Choice Senior Living

    3105 W Orange Ave, Anaheim, CA 92804
    (12)
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    Situated on 42 acres in a Nashville, TN suburb is an extensive care community known as McKendree Village. We at McKendree Village make it our mission to offer above quality health care options. Our community offers a wellness center, trails for walking, and an indoor pool for water aerobics. We...

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  • Cambridge Court

    Cambridge Court

    1621 E. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831
    (26)
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    Retirement Inn of Fullerton is located in a residential community known for its historic buildings and family-oriented events. Nearby conveniences include shopping centers, banks, churches and several medical centers. The two-story building houses 67 studios in various sizes and floor plans. All...

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  • Celestial Garden

    Celestial Garden

    429 South Shields Drive, Anaheim, CA 92804
    (7)
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    Celestial Garden, owned and operated by Elizabeth Jivan a Registered Nurse, has been in operation for almost 20 years. In their long history of business providing care, they have accumulated a long list of very happy residents. The facility is a beautifully remodeled home, decorated professionally...

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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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  • 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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  • Arbor Palms Senior Living

    Arbor Palms Senior Living

    3411 W Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92804
    (46)
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    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 life. Enjoy...

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  • Orange Park Guest Home

    Orange Park Guest Home

    835 S Hayward Street, Anaheim, CA 92804
    (8)
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    Orange Park Guest Home is an adult family home located in the city of Anaheim, California in Orange county. Residents of Orange Park Guest Home are better able to stay independent in their senior years, in part due to the friendly geography of the area. The local neighborhood is flat, paved, and has...

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  • Douglas Residential Care

    5332 E. Greenmeadow Rd., Long Beach, CA 90808
    (8)
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    - Warm Home Environment - Experienced Professional Staff - Six Bed Capacity RCFE - 24 Hour Care Provided - Assistant Administrator is an Registered Nurse - Semi-Private and Private rooms are available - Full Laundry and Housekeeping Services - All Transpo

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  • Integrity Guest Home Inc

    Integrity Guest Home Inc

    6576 Christine Circle, Buena Park, CA 90620
    (2)
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    California Elderly Residential Care homes are located in the Anaheim, Buena Park and Cypress areas in Southern California. Our facilities have 6-bed capacities and are duly licensed by the State of California, Department of Social Services. We provide homes for seniors who need assistance in their...

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  • Regency Grand of West Covina

    Regency Grand of West Covina

    150 S. Grand Ave., West Covina, CA 91791
    (31)
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    We at Regency Grand at West Covina, know that transitioning into assisted living is about making your senior comfortable, and helping them in getting the best when it comes to senior care, senior living, and more. We are located in beautiful West Covina, California, and we are proud to offer the...

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  • Sunrise Villa Bradford

    Sunrise Villa Bradford

    1180 N Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA 92870
    (15)
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    A premier retirement and assisted living community, Sunrise Villa Bradford was recently featured in the 7th Annual Reader's Choice 'The Best of Orange County' published by the Orange County Register. The distinctive Cape Cod styling of Sunrise Villa Bradford combines elegance with the warm comforts...

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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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  • Oakmont of Capriana

    Oakmont of Capriana

    460 La Floresta Drive, Brea, CA 92823
    (13)
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    [b ]The community you have imagined... The lifestyle you deserve....Welcome Home to Capriana and Villagio at Capriana! Capriana is a premier retirement community situated on a lush 5 1/2 acre campus. Located in Brea, CA. Developed by Oakmont as a Signature Living Community designed to allow you to...

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  • Sakura Gardens of Los Angeles

    Sakura Gardens of Los Angeles

    325 S Boyle Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (4)
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    Sakura Gardens of Los Angeles is a long-established senior community that aims to be a paradise for Japanese seniors. Boasting a luxurious, full-service retirement community, Sakura Gardens serves residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living, as well as Memory Care. Our grounds consist of a five...

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Assisted Living in Whittier, CA

Assisted living communities in Whittier provide care, supervision, and social opportunities to people around 65 years old. The types of service offered often involve assistance with the activities of daily life (adl). Inhabitants may be kept under observation and assessment. In certain cases, communities may offer skilled nursing care, continuing care, or hospice. The average monthly costs of assisted living in Whittier are as follows:

  • Mean cost of care city proper: $3,558
  • Median cost of care city proper: $2,936
  • Mean cost of care metro area: $4,542
  • Median cost of care metro area: $4,088

Public assistance is available through the state's Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division regulates this community type.

Licensing Requirements – California

Cost of Living in Whittier, CA

Like many other large cities on the West Coast, the cost of living in Whittier, CA is considered to be significantly more expensive than the national average. The cost-of-living index is rated at 50 points above the national average. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income
156 102 $1,984 24.4% $489,310 $69,058

Local Medical Providers

The top hospitals in Whittier include:

  • PIH Health Hospital - Whittier - This hospital is a nonprofit acute care facility that provides medical services to a total of 404 staffed beds. The facility offers a wide range of cardiovascular services including coronary and vascular interventions. The facility also offers radiology services and physical therapy.
  • Whittier Hospital Medical Center - This facility is a privately owned acute care facility that provides medical services to a total of 178 staffed beds. The hospital has a radiology unit and an intensive care unit. They also offer obstetrics, emergency services, and inpatient care.

Climate and Weather

Whittier has what is considered an arid steppe climate by the Koppen climate classification guide. The summers in Whittier are hot and dry and the city receives below average rainfall. The winters tend to be pleasant and mild. The average annual humidity is around 65% and the peak month for humidity is May with an average of 75%

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
77°F 88°F (August) 60°F (June) 43°F 69°F (January) 46°F (December)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
50 (Good) 55 in December (Moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion during this time.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average yearly precipitation Natural Disasters
15' Earthquakes and floods

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Orange County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
71.8% 22.4% 5.8%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density
352,497 86,000 2,704 people per square mile

Age

Median 60+ 70+ 80+
37 10% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
25% 25% 9%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4.8% 1.3% 67.5% 0.7% 0.1% 24.7% 3.5%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
2,472 25 2.73

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 63% 9% 12% 6% 5%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

If you live in Whittier, you can enjoy the benefits of Los Angeles County in a slower, suburban atmosphere. Established in 1887, historic Uptown Whittier has been celebrating its diversity of culture and commerce for years. It is the frequency of annual events that make Whittier unique, such as the Christmas Parade, Classic Car Show, and the Antique Arts & Crafts Faire. The city has 19 parks, including the award-winning Greenway Trail, offering more than 400 acres of playgrounds and recreation opportunities. Over 1,700 acres in the Whittier hills are preserved and include biking and hiking trails with breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles, Catalina Island, the Pacific Ocean and even the world famous Hollywood Sign. Whittier, California is a great place to live your life.

Transportation

The public transportation in Whittier is controlled by the Los Angeles Metro system which operates bus routes throughout the Whittier area. There are discounted metro cards for seniors and the disabled. The main bus routes serve only the major highways and streets, however, so the best way to get around Whittier would be shuttle service, rideshare, or private automobile options.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Whittier, CA

A Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) provides care, supervision, and assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing and grooming. They may also provide incidental medical services under special care plans. The facilities provide services to persons 60 years of age and over and persons under 60 years of age with compatible needs. RCFEs may also be known as assisted living facilities, retirement homes, and board and care homes. The facilities can range in size from six beds or fewer to over 100 beds. The residents in these facilities require varying levels of personal care and protective supervision. Because of the wide range of services offered by RCFEs, consumers should look closely at the programs of each facility to see if the services will meet their needs.

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