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Senior housing types near Bakersfield, CA

  • A&A Bakersfield Care Home

    A&A Bakersfield Care Home

    12203 El Capitan Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93312
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    A & A Bakersfield Care Home provides superior care for seniors needing help with their daily activities such as but not limited to bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, preparation of meals, feeding assistance, medication assistance, incontinence management and planned daily activities. The home...

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  • Calloway Gardens

    9706 Harvey Ct, Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (6)
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    Calloway Gardens is consists of two individual communities in Bakersfield, California, where the main goal is to provide the best care your family needs. Recognizing each residents individuality, dignity and maintaining their well being in a home atmosphere. Understanding that your concern is our...

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  • Summer Springs Board and Care

    6112 Summer Springs Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (3)
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    Summer Springs Board and Care is a senior care home located in the city of Bakersfield, California, in the San Joaquin Valley of Kern County. Our harmonious community is situated in close proximity to the heart of Bakersfield in a cozy residential neighborhood. Here in Bakersfield you can find many...

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  • Balance Residential Care

    9802 Vertrice Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (3)
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    Balance Residential Care lies within Bakersfield, CA and serves Kern County. This residential care home in Southern California is situated near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. The area receives warm, mild temperatures throughout the year and more days of sunshine than most other parts of...

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  • Heritage Assisted Living

    3801 Paseo Airosa, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (6)
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    Heritage Assisted Living is located in one of the friendliest cities in TN, Knoxville. Heritage offers an apartment type feel instead of a medical or facility type atmosphere. You want your loved ones to feel at home during these years. Because of this, we have a small amount of rooms. This provides...

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  • Lerwick Home Care

    10213 Lerwick Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311
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    Lerwick Home Care is located in Bakersfield, CA in beautiful Kern County. This residential care home offers seniors a great place to live in the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Bakersfield provides residents and their guests with plenty of opportunities to get out and do something, including...

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  • Divine Mercy Home Care

    10239 Lanesborough Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (7)
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    Divine Mercy Home Care is an assisted living community located in the city of Bakersfield, California in the county of Kern. The architecturally beautiful neighborhood where Divine Mercy Home Care is located in an absolutely wonderful place to take long walks in the beautiful California sun. Many...

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  • A Comfort Care Home

    12409 Andes Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (3)
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    A Comfort Care Home A Comfort Care Home is located in Bakersfield, CA in Kern County. This residential care home provides a safe place to live in an area that offers much to do and see. Those who spend time in Bakersfield enjoy spending time at the Kern County Museum, checking out Fox Theater, and...

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  • ICare Living Assistance

    1131 South H St, Bakersfield, CA 93304
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  • Eva's Care Home in Lancaster

    Eva's Care Home in Lancaster

    2851 W Avenue J9, Lancaster, CA 93536
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    “Eva’s Care Home in Lancaster” is an assisted living facility located in Lancaster, Los Angeles County, CA. This place provides care to elderly who require assistance with activities of daily living. This care setting provides an intermediate level of care for residents who cannot safely live...

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  • Arayata Elderly Care

    Arayata Elderly Care

    44849 Lotus Lane, Lancaster, CA 93536
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    Along with our excellent elderly care, Arayata Elderly Care eliminates the stress and worry family members are experiencing over the care of their elderly loved ones. Seniors are also comforted and feel at ease knowing that a caring, experienced Arayata Elderly Care caregiver will be there to assist...

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  • The Cromwell Home

    The Cromwell Home

    29536 Cromwell Ave., Val Verde, CA 91384
    (3)
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    Welcome to The Cromwell Home. We are pleased to have you here. Our facility is located in a lovely, quiet and countryside neighborhood of Castaic-Val Verde, Santa Clarita Valley, California. Although, it seems we are a little out of town, but it just 10 minutes to Valencia Shopping Mall, or to Henry...

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  • Ana Residential Care

    Ana Residential Care

    1046 East Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA 93535
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    A.N.A. Residential Care is a residential care home located in the city of Lancaster in the county of Los Angeles, California. This quiet northern suburb of Los Angeles has a beautifully well planned design that makes it easy to navigate and great for morning or evening walks. Multiple local parks...

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  • Jordeth Senior Care Home

    Jordeth Senior Care Home

    2226 West Perez Court, Visalia, CA 93291
    (8)
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    Jordeth Senior Care Home Jordeth Senior Care Home is a residential care home located in the picturesque city of Visalia, in San Joaquin Valley, California. Our beautiful city is perfect for seniors looking to spend some time in the great outdoors. With a breathtaking natural landscape, located near...

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  • Finest Living at Crestwood

    Finest Living at Crestwood

    225 Crestwood, Ventura, CA 93003
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    Finest Living Guest Home was established in 2004 and continues to provide the finest in elderly care in the county of Ventura.

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  • Palmdale Senior Villa, LLC

    Palmdale Senior Villa, LLC

    38719 37th Street East, Palmdale, CA 93550
    (1)
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    Palmdale Senior Villa, LLC is a senior care home located in Los Angeles County in Palmdale, California. Palmdale is a unique and interesting city full of recreation and fun to be had. Palmdale is situated in the Mojave High Desert and is separated from Los Angeles by the lovely San Gabriel Mountains...

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  • Enduring Oaks Assisted Living

    Enduring Oaks Assisted Living

    4264 Colibri CT, Moorpark, CA 93021
    (7)
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    Enduring Oaks has invested so much effort into your loved one's dream home. Our newly remodeled facility has a remarkable home feel, gorgeous surroundings, and a great staff. We know it takes more than bricks and mortar to make a home, so we provide love, residents provide the memories, and we both...

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  • Simi Hills Home Care Center

    Simi Hills Home Care Center

    2062 Vera Court, Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (6)
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    Designed to meet the primary needs of elderly who can not function independently but who does not need skilled nursing care. Provides a home-like environment creating community of compatible adults here they can 'age place'. Our goal is to create a Home with atmosphere of acceptance and warmth.

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  • Via Esmeralda LLC

    3521 E. Elma St, Camarillo, CA 93010
    (8)
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    VIA ESMERALDA L.L.C. is a non-medical care facility licensed by the California State Department of Social Services which IS NOT ALLOWED TO PROVIDE 24-HOUR SKILLED NURSING CARE. It is designated to meet the primary needs of the growing population who are unable to function totally, independently, but...

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  • Casablanca Home Care

    Casablanca Home Care

    17216 Goya Street, Granada Hills, CA 91344
    (4)
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    Casablanca Homecare provides non-medical care and supervision for the elderly. Our goal is to maintain a high quality of life for our residents as their needs change. We recognize that each individual has specific needs and we strive daily to understand and satisfy these. To provide the highest...

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  • Zann Daily Care

    Zann Daily Care

    11500 Baird Avenue, Northridge, CA 91326
    (2)
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    Spacious and clean facility provides supervision and assistance with activities of daily living. Coordination of services by outside healthcare providers monitoring of residents activities to help and ensure their well being and safety. Assistance includes administration of medications by a skilled...

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  • Our Home Thousand Oaks 3

    Our Home Thousand Oaks 3

    334 Burton Ct, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    (1)
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    Our Home Thousand Oaks is located in downtown Thousand Oaks, California. We are next door to Los Robles Hospital and close to Oaks Mall. We are easy to get to since we are close to major freeways. We have nurses on staff to help with all of our residents needs such as bathing, grooming, medications...

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  • Graceful Living Residential Care Facility for the Elderly, LLC

    Graceful Living Residential Care Facility for the Elderly, LLC

    10348 Laramie Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311
    (9)
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    We are a 6 bed Residential Care Facility for the Eldery. This is a newly remodeled home in a beautiful neighborhood of Chatswoth. Located by Mason Park and near shopping Centers. Owned by a Nurse Practitioner. At Graceful Living we strive to make your experience warm and inviting. Our caring staff...

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  • Alalik Care Home

    Alalik Care Home

    11152 Woodley Ave, Granada Hills, CA 91344
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    "Alalik Care Home assessed living is part of a continuum of long term care service that provides a combination of housing, personal care services, and health care designed to respond to individuals who need assistance with normal daily activities in a way that promotes maximum Independence."

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  • Brio Manor Board and Care

    Brio Manor Board and Care

    115 Thames Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    (5)
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    At Brio Manor Residential Board and Care facility located in Thousand Oaks, we pride ourselves in providing a 5-Star level of assisted living care to our residents aged 55 and above. Located in the rolling hills of the Conejo Valley we provide a furnished or unfurnished accommodations for private or...

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  • Gloria's Care Villa, Inc

    Gloria's Care Villa, Inc

    11328 Woodley Ave, Granada Hills, CA 91344
    (3)
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    WELCOME and Thank you for your interest in GLORIA'S CARE VILLA WHILE PLACING A LOVED ONE IN A RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY FOR ELDERLY IS A DIFFICULT DECISION TO MAKE, CARING FOR THEM BY YOURSELF CAN BE A VERY TIRING AND STRESSFUL TASK. WE TAKE PRIDE IN OPERATING ONE OF THE FINEST RESIDENTIAL CARE...

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  • Our Home Thousand Oaks Too

    Our Home Thousand Oaks Too

    212 W Gainsbrough St, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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    Located in California, Our Home Thousand Oaks Too, is an independent living facility known for putting the residents first. We have literally thought of almost everything someone staying in an apartment at this age would want and sought to provide it. The views here are breathtaking and the many...

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  • Zion Residential Care Inc

    16654 San Fernando Mission Blvd., Granada Hills, CA 91344
    (1)
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    Welcome to Zion Residential Care the Neighborhood' We are a community based residence licensed by the State of California providing non-medical care and 24 hour supervision to residents who no longer remain independent at their own home. Zion Residential Care is a six bed residential care facility...

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  • A Heavenly Haven II

    A Heavenly Haven II

    20000 Lassen, Chatsworth, CA 91311
    (1)
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    A Heavenly Haven Inc. II is accessible through the 118 and 405 Freeways in the Chatsworth area. This facility provides a warm, beautiful home in a quiet residential area, catering to a maximum of six (6) elderly persons who are in need of supervision or assistance in their daily living. We are...

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  • Rosewood Home

    Rosewood Home

    9645 Fullbright Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311
    (5)
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    Rosewood Home lies in Chatsworth, CA within Los Angeles County. The residential care home has a grand location filled with plenty of entertainment options and pleasant weather all year long. This area of the country beckons family and friends to visit on a regular basis. The staff at Rosewood Home...

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  • Anamar Senior Care

    Anamar Senior Care

    10109 Gladbeck Ave, Northridge, CA 91324
    (3)
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    Anamar is a safe loving place to be.Our facility is nestled in a friendly neighborhood in Northridge, Ca. The minute you walk through the door you will feel a sense of warmth and care. Our caregiving staff has combined over 50 +years of experience . They get to know each resident and their needs...

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  • Evening Grace

    Evening Grace

    9611 Corbin Ave, Northridge, CA 91324
    (5)
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    Generation Senior Care is an extension of Evening Grace RCFE, which opened in 2007, and is functioning under State of California License Numbers: 197608073. Our home is located in Northridge, very close to Northridge Mall, CSUN - California State University Northridge and Chatsworth Natural Reserve...

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  • Karen's Board and Care I

    Karen's Board and Care I

    17231 Tuba St., Northridge, CA 91325
    (1)
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    Here at Karen's Board and Care I we pride ourselves with treating your loved ones with the respect and dignity they deserve. Here our residents can enjoy their homes in a nice and quiet neighborhood. We have 3 locations all located in sunny California. Whether it's Northridge, Encino or Lake Balboa,...

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  • Highlands Manor

    Highlands Manor

    9811 Belmar Ave, Northridge, CA 91324
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    At Highlands Manor, We Are Family. Our home provides a nurturing, comfortable and safe environment where the care, and attention that your loved one receives is second to none. Each resident is known by name, not just room number. We take an active role in all of our residents lives and tailor our...

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  • Geyser Home Residential Care Facility

    Geyser Home Residential Care Facility

    9539 Geyser Ave, Northridge, CA 91324
    (5)
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    Geyser Home Residential Care is an assisted living community located in Northridge, California in the county of Los Angeles. Geyser Home Residential Care is less than a block from a local park and less than three blocks from Northridge Fashion Center, offering seniors living in the community plenty...

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  • AAA Assisted Living Elder Care, LLC

    AAA Assisted Living Elder Care, LLC

    17220 Ballinger St., Northridge, CA 91325
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    Assisted Living - Memory Care - Loving Care Our loving home is located in a very quiet upscale neighborhood in the Patrician Estates. Our loving caregivers are highly trained to help make your loved ones "Golden Years" the best that they can be! We prepare home cooked gourmet meals designed to your...

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  • Golden Years Board and Care

    Golden Years Board and Care

    15822 Mayall Street, Granada Hills, CA 91343
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    Golden Years Board and Care provide assisted living and memory care services to seniors 55 and over.

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  • Infinity Elder Care Inc.

    Infinity Elder Care Inc.

    9253 Balcom Ave, Northridge, CA 91325
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    By maintaining smaller residences, we've created more of a family dynamic, as opposed to large communities where residents can go days or even weeks without social interaction. Mealtimes, like with most families, are one of the many occasions to share thoughts, daily happenings and stimulating...

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  • ESTAR Residential Care

    ESTAR Residential Care

    8559 Bothwell Road, Northridge, CA 91324
    (1)
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    ESTAR Residential Care has taken over ownership of the facility formerly known as Valley Guest Home. Our management staff is in the medical profession, and co-partners with a reputable home health service operating in the San Fernando Valley area. Our care staff has over ten years of experience;...

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  • Manila Manor III

    Manila Manor III

    8043 McNulty Avenue, Winnetka, CA 91306
    (4)
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    Manila Manor III  is a 6 bed board and care home licensed by the Department of Social Services to provide care for the elderly 60 years of age and over who need significant assistance with activities of daily living ( i.e. bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, taking prescribed medications) but...

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  • Paradise Senior Living 1

    Paradise Senior Living 1

    8435 Aura Ave, Northridge, CA 91325
    (5)
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    Paradise Senior Living is designed to deliver nurturing care in a stimulating environment. The physical, emotional, and spiritual welfare of our residents is always our first consideration. Our mission is to provide compassionate and supportive care for seniors in a positive settings.

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  • Evening Grace Assisted Living

    Evening Grace Assisted Living

    8821 Zelzah Avenue, Northridge, CA 91325
    (8)
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    Evening Grace, LLC is a two house assisted living experience. Our six-resident houses are functioning under State of California License Numbers: 197607017 and 197607451. Our houses located one next to each other in the prestigious Sherwood Forest neighborhood of Northridge, CA just south of CSUN -...

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  • Evening Grace Assisted Living

    Evening Grace Assisted Living

    8811 Zelzah Avenue, Northridge, CA 91325
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    Evening Grace, LLC is a two house assisted living experience. Our six-resident houses are functioning under State of California License Numbers: 197607017 and 197607451. Our houses located one next to each other in the prestigious Sherwood Forest neighborhood of Northridge, CA just south of CSUN -...

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  • Noelitz Home

    Noelitz Home

    17074 Calahan St, Northridge, CA 91325
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    NOELITZ HOME NORTHRIDGE ,CA 91325   RESIDENT QUALIFICATIONS: ELDERLY CLIENTS 60 & ABOVE                              AMBULATORY & NON-AMBULATORY...

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  • Pedflor's Residential Care

    Pedflor's Residential Care

    1319 E Alvin Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (2)
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    The mission of Pedflor's Residential Care is to preserve independence, dignity, and quality of life for aging, loved ones who wish to live in a home like environment. Pedflor's Residential Care dedicated to serving the physical, emotional and social needs of each resident.  Serving ambulatory...

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  • La Salle Care Home, Inc

    1603 La Salle Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454
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    La Salle Care Home, Inc. is a preference of retirees who seek a lifestyle which sits on the essence of life. We have a staff which has more than five years in experience in maintaining a healthy living for seniors. The following are some of the basic services we offer at La Salle Care Home, Inc. ...

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  • Alejandro's Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

    Alejandro's Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

    1130 Grapevine Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454
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    Alejandro's RCFE is family operated.  Our mission is to preserve independence, dignity, and quality of life for aging, loved ones who wish to live in a home like environment, while providing peace of mind to their families through the dedicated services of competent and caring professional...

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  • Miracle Assisted Living

    Miracle Assisted Living

    20648 Londerius St, Winnetka, CA 91306
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    Miracle Assisted Living RCFE is a residential care home located in the beautiful city of Winnetka, in LA County. Our goal to provide a loving home atmosphere with, proper nutrition, our picturesque home is located in a safe, clean, and friendly neighborhood. Our community is designed in a way that...

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  • Winnetka Home Care

    Winnetka Home Care

    19733 Hemmingway St, Winnetka, CA 91306
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    Discover our happy home located on a quiet, tree-lined street in beautiful Winnetka, California. Our place features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a specious living room and a charming back yard where our residents can spend peaceful time enjoying the outdoors. We at Winnetka Home Care take the time to...

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  • A Nurturing Touch

    A Nurturing Touch

    79 N. Pinewood Ave, Oak Park, CA 91377
    (2)
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    At A Nurturing Touch, we touch your loved one's life with love and care. Located in the beautiful, residential neighborhood in the city of Oak Park, we offer a safe and peaceful atmosphere that makes you feel as though you never left home. We provide a rich program that is incorporated with tender...

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Bakersfield, California

Care Homes

Residential care homes provide seniors with a close sense of community minus the agitation of larger nursing homes. provided may include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transportation. This type of facility is like a single-family home. In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $54,000. The state of California has specific rules related to this type of facility. The Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing Division governs this type of facility.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical facilities can be a major consideration in choosing the right senior community for you or your loved one. In total, there are 7 hospitals located in Bakersfield which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Bakersfield include Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Adventist Health Bakersfield.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is affected by the destination in which it is located. Bakersfield has a sales tax of 7.25%. When it comes to resources, Bakersfield has a cost-of-living index of around 109.3 and a cost-of-groceries index of around 98.1. These index scores are founded on a scale where 100 is the average and any amount higher than 100 is more costly than the average.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a destination may have a serious influence on the overall health of your loved one. On average, the humidity level for Bakersfield is about 49%. The average humidity levels peak in the month of January at about 70%. During the summertime, Bakersfield is about 83°F. The low summer temperature is approximately 64°F during the month of June. The summer high temperature is at roughly 101°F during July. In the winter, the average air temperature in Bakersfield sinks to around 51°F. The high winter temperature is about 67°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is approximately 38 °F during the month of December. On average, the air quality index rating in Bakersfield is approximately 89.5. The average 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. The air quality index score is at its max in the month of December at about 127.3. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy for sensitive groups. This means that persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma should avoid prolonged outdoor exposure and exertion. Monthly, Bakersfield receives about 0 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in December with an average of 1 inches in a month. Bakersfield experiences on average 0.10 inches of snow. Bakersfield has a hot desert type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In Bakersfield, 63.7% participate in the labor force, 10.3% do not have health insurance, 10.3% have some form of disability, and 19.2% live in poverty. The current population of Bakersfield is growing at a rate of 0.012%. Bakersfield has a population density of 982 people per square mile. In the previous presidential election, 6.5% voted for a third party candidate, 53.1% voted Republican, and 40.4% voted Democrat in Kern county. Out of the total city population, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Bakersfield is 31 years old. In Bakersfield, 19.0% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.1% are over the age of 60, 3.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.2% are over the age of 80. In Bakersfield, 50.6% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Bakersfield, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.5% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.5% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Bakersfield 30.2% practice Catholicism, 7.1% practice another Christian faith, and 3.8% are Baptists. In terms of crime, Bakersfield has 4.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 41.3 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Bakersfield, 5.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Bakersfield is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Of the population of Bakersfield 7.3% have a graduate degree, 25.6% have a high-school diploma, and 21.5% have a college degree. Demographically, Bakersfield is 12.0% other or not specified, 3.6% mixed race, 7.5% black, 7.3% Asian, 68.3% white, 49.2% Hispanic, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.1% Native American.

State Information

An overview of California

In terms of personal well-being, California ranks 7th in healthcare and 19th in quality of life compared to other states. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, California has a cost of living index rating of 139, a grocery index rating of 121, and a housing index rating of 227. The state of California has 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers, providing care to a population of 39,715,372. The three highest ranked hospitals in California are Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica ¢– UCLA Medical Center &Amp; Orthopedic Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. Thirty-one percent of California residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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. 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.

State-wide weather information

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

Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of redwood, california fan palm, chamise, and california juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the cougars, the snakes, or the coyotes. The state animal of California is the california grizzly bear.