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1245 Residential Care Homes near Mission Viejo, CA

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Residential care homes in Mission Viejo may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Mission Viejo care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Mission Viejo, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

Residential Care Home Facilities in Mission Viejo, CA

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Grand View Villa

26701 Granvia Dr, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(5 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio, 1 Bed

Grand View Villas is located in the scenic area of Mission Viejo, with gorgeous views that residents enjoy year round. Bright and sunny rooms with plenty of windows provide natural light throughout the house and each room is exquisitely decorated. Two living rooms provide a room for relaxing and...

Comfort & Care For the Elderly

24052 Carrillo Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(5 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Welcome! At COMFORT & CARE FOR THE ELDERLY we provide more than just a comfortable home and caring environment. Our well trained, experienced caregivers patiently meet the individual needs of each of our residents, uplifting their spirits with kindness, love and compassion. Since our beginning in...

Casa Doctora III

25492 Maximus Street, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(5 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

If you're looking for high quality and personal service, you've come to the right place. At Casa Doctora III we'll give you the attention and personal service you'll come to expect and enjoy. Casa Doctora III has been located in Mission Viejo since (year we opened) 1997. Let us put our...

Glorious Homes

24672 Argus Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(6 reviews)

1 Bed, Private, Semi-Private

Glorious home is a senior care home located in the picturesque neighborhoods of Mission Viejo CA. The breathtaking landscape and the peacefulness of our community are set to offer nothing short of satisfaction and peace of mind to our residents. Our community takes joy in offering a group home...

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Allora Senior Living

27532 Cabeza, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Allora Senior LivingAllora Senior Living is a newly established premium residential senior assisted living facility providing best in class care in Mission Viejo, CA. The facility is freshly renovated, technology enhanced, and awake staff ready. We welcome you to learn more about the services and...

Kathryn Jane

26861 Via Grande, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(3 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio, 1 Bed

Kathryn Jane Residential Care is a residential care facility for the elderly in a beautiful, nurturing and caring environment. Splendid views, lush greenery, fresh air and spacious outdoor seating areas offer a natural atmosphere. The facility is conveniently located close to the Mission Viejo...

American Legends Home

25746 Santo Dr., Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Private, Semi-Private

When you are faced with placing an elderly loved one in an assisted living facility, you want the best for them. You want them to be in beautiful surroundings, with great care, and as much independence as they can manage. We at American Legends Home want the same thing. We are located in Orange...

St. Francis' Home Care

23822 Via Navarra, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(6 reviews)

Private, Studio

There is a saying that goes, ''Home is where the heart is.'' This is certainly a true statement for most people and seniors. St. Francis Home Care provides a warm and inviting atmosphere for the senior adult to enjoy their retirement years. The assisted living facility was founded in Orange...

Active Senior Home Care

26771 Via Victoria, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(5 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio, 1 Bed

Active Senior Home Care is a lovely family style Residential Care Home for the Elderly in Orange County. We help people to see a new way to spend the twilight of their lives in a friendly ambiance and give their families guiding support with our exceptional quality care. Our goal is to encourage...

Pacifica Home Care, LLC

23711 Via La Coruna, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Pacifica Home Care is the ideal choice for seniors and their loved ones who are looking for a safe, dependable, and life-enhancing assisted living option. We are the place that seniors in the state of California can trust. Pacifica Home Care offers a personalized, welcoming, and family-like...

Orange County Care Home

27561 Almendra, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(3 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio, 1 Bed

Orange County Care Home is a senior care home located in the tranquil city of Mission Viejo, CA in Orange County. Our community boasts of mind blowing landscapes, amazing atmosphere and nature. Mission Viejo is renowned for its tree-lined neighborhoods and its friendly and accommodating scenery...

LR Care Home

26751 Carranza, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(3 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio

LR Care Home knows how important it is for you to have the best care available for your loved ones when they begin to experience changing health conditions that limit their ability to live on their own. We pride ourselves on providing state of the art, cutting edge senior care that stimulates...

Mission Viejo Care Cottages

25531 Althea, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(3 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio, 1 Bed

Senior living communities can't get much better than Mission Viejo Care Cottages located in the midst of Mission Viejo, California. Our gorgeous cottages are designed for the elderly, equipped with disability equipment to make living much easier for them. Our community is also very affordable no...

San Andres

24666 San Andres Ln, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Since San Andres is family owned,we take time to give each resident the care they deserve. We believe that safety is the more important thing, that's way our staff is background check,CPR and First Aid certified. We know it is hard decision to finding the perfect place for your loved one's. That...

Lending Hands Elderly Care

25391 Classic Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Lending hands elderly care facility is located in bustling Mission Viejo California. This is an area that boasts local arts, beautiful parks and many fine dining experiences. The Facility is located within walking distance of the Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center as well as Spiritual Houses of...

Precious Home Care

24272 Chrisanta Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(2 reviews)


We are a home health company that takes care of the elderly in southeast Michigan. We know how difficult it is when elderly loved ones develop health problems. At some point, everyone must deal with the issue including those of us in the health care field. That is why we work closely with...

Ever Care

24611 Spartan Street, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(3 reviews)


At Aanamarie's Guest Homes,we understand that you are facingone of the toughest decision you will ever have to make....where to place your loved one?    The goal of Aanamarie's Guest Homes is to preserve the dignity and self worth of the Elderly by assuring high quality service,safe and loving...

San Giovanni Bosco Residential Care

24596 Dardania Ave., Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

San Giovanni Bosco Residential Care is an assisted living community situated in Mission Viejo, California. Mission Viejo is a beautiful city in Orange County that is known for its beautiful sites, access to amenities and numerous recreational facilities. The city has three golf courses and about...

JJ Assistance Home Care

23712 Coronel Dr, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(0 review)


Accepting the fact that you need help in caring for your aging parent or loved one can be difficult to take. And, finding the right help and fit for your loved one can feel daunting. However, we at JJ Assistance home care in beautiful Mission Viejo, California want to help with that burden. We...

Golden Hearts Elderly Care Inc.

27778 Bahamonde, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Golden Hearts Elderly Care Inc. is a senior care home located in Mission Viejo, CA, in Orange County. Mission Viejo is a picture perfect city that's known for its views of the Saddleback Mountains and beautiful Lake Mission Viejo. The area also has a lot of construction due to several planned...

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Cost of care homes in Mission Viejo, CA

The average cost of senior living in Mission Viejo is $3,976 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lake Forest, CA with an average of $3,342 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Mission Viejo, California

Learn More About Memory Care in Mission Viejo, CA

One of the largest master planned communities in the United States, this alluring Orange County suburb is filled with excellent shopping, dinning, and recreation spots — including world-class golf courses. The community even has its own private lake available to residents and their guests.

In Mission Viejo, memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care facilities — provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.

Cost of Memory Care in Mission Viejo, CA

The median monthly cost of memory care is about $4,700 in Mission Viejo and $5,200 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of memory care in the state of California is around $5,000.

Learn More About Mission Viejo, CA

Cost of Living

Mission Viejo is a large, upscale master planned community with a very high cost of living. The total household expenses associated with living in Mission Viejo are rated 33 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated well above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
133 133 145 134 130 131

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$126,312 per year $69,332 per year $106,856 per year $45,146 per year $45,403 per year $4,672 per year $1,436 per month

Local Hospitals

The main hospital that services Mission Viejo is:

Mission Hospital Mission Viejo

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 520+
  • Specialties: Level II trauma center, ICU, emergency department, surgery, rehabilitation

Weather and Climate

Mission Viejo’s climate is classified as warm-summer Mediteranean, which means a temperate climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters. The average humidity level is 65%, and humidity levels are often highest during July at about 68%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
57°F 66°F 47°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
72°F 82°F 62°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 106

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.


  • Average annual precipitation: 14″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
44.8 20.1% 95,665 5,368 per square mile 2.8

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.3% 11.8% 1.2% 17.1% 0.2% 5.3% 65.1%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Irvine: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 93/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Orange County

Democratic Republican Other
53.5% 44.5% 2.0%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Mission Viejo is the second-largest master planned community in the United States, and its residents enjoy easy access to outstanding options for shopping, dining, and entertainment. The city’s primary shopping centers are the Kaleidoscope Center and the Shops at Mission Viejo. Anyone interested in outdoor recreation will enjoy the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center or one of the city’s many parks. There are also three golf courses located within Mission Viejo: Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, The Mission Viejo Country Club, and Casta del Sol Golf Course.

The most dominant feature of the city is Lake Mission Viejo, a private man-made lake located in the center of the community. Members can enjoy the lake’s beaches and events such as concerts and dance recitals. The city also holds a number of holiday events including a Fourth of July fireworks display, an annual street fair, and a multi-faith holiday celebration during the winter months.


Public transportation in Mission Viejo is provided by the Orange County Transit Authority, which operates fixed-route bus services.

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