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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Find the Right Home Care near San Luis Obispo, CA

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in San Luis Obispo, CA can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in San Luis Obispo – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in San Luis Obispo to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to San Luis Obispo home hospice care. Personalized home care in San Luis Obispo can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 11 options for accredited home care in San Luis Obispo, CA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

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Home Care Facilities near San Luis Obispo, CA

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Senior Helpers - Atascadero, CA

7305 Morro Road Ste 206, Atascadero, CA 93422

(2 reviews)

Alzheimer's & DementiaAt Senior Helpers, our professional, trained caregivers take a positive approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia care with our unique Senior Gems® program. The Senior Gems® focuses on what is precious and unique about all of our clients and although we understand there are...

BrightStar Healthcare

3220 South Higuera Suite 315, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(2 reviews)

Life is so much more than a to-do list. It's a series of moments with the people we love, making memories that make up a lifetime. BrightStar understands this, and is committed to making more of those moments possible in the lives of those we care for.We created BrightStar because we once needed...

Visiting Angels of SLO County

1015 Nepomo Street Suite 210, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(2 reviews)

Crescent Health Care Inc

2995 Mcmillan Ave # 196, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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Best Care Central Coast Home

277 South St # W, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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Able Body Homecare

1148 East Grande Avenue #B, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

(1 review)

Home Helpers

1133 Arnold Avenue, Lompoc, CA 93436

(2 reviews)

Home Helpers Of  Santa Barbara County offers services of Daily Living Activities.  At Home Helpers we can help from 2 Hours a day to 24 hour  live -in, 1-7 days a week. All of our Caregivers have been screened, background checked, TB tested, trained. We are Bonded and insured. We pay all the...

Central Coast Caregiver Assoc

PO Box 2561, Atascadero, CA 93423

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1106 N School St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

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Maxim Healthcare

2605 South Miller Street #102, Santa Maria, CA 93455

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Reliable Care That Promotes Independence Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is one of the nation’s most trusted home healthcare providers. Our company wide commitment to superior service has fueled our growth to more than 230 branch offices across the nation. With Maxim, you or your loved one will...

Amdal Home Care

920 S Broadway # H, Santa Maria, CA 93454

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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Services for seniors in San Luis Obispo, California

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Senior activities

In San Luis Obispo, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In San Luis Obispo, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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San Luis Obispo, California, is somewhat car dependent. Seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in San Luis Obispo include bus routes, seasonal trolley routes, an Amtrak station, and paratransit services. Seniors may receive fare discounts. San Luis Obispo has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

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Health care

San Luis Obispo offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has a few hospitals, including French Hospital Medical Center and Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center.

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Senior activities

San Luis Obispso, California, has a unique collection of historical sites, wonderful wineries, and vibrant culture. All this and more differentiates the city from the rest of the Central Coast. Seniors can learn about the history of the city by visiting a multitude of museums, such as the San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum, the Museum of Art, or the famous Miss San Luis Obiso de Tolosa — a 18th-century Spanish mission with breathtaking sights. Make your mark at Bubblegum Alley, or explore the plethora of wineries and craft breweries throughout the city.

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San Luis Obispo, California

Home Care

Intermittent home care consists of many services that can be administered in your family’s home. This care type provides multiple services including assistance scheduling medical appointments, laundry, and assistance using mobility/assistive devices. This type of care can provide various medical services including retrieving medication from secured storage, assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, and opening container lids. A majority of home care agencies review potential seniors prior to admission. This screening might include skin problems, weight/nutritional status, and health problems. Additionally, care services offered can involve therapy and long-term nursing care. Home care may also provide your loved one assistance doing laundry and going grocery shopping. Finally, home-maker care can provide your family member with health services comprised of transfers from wheelchair to bed and monitoring vitals.

Cost of Living

The median monthly cost for rent in San Luis Obispo is around $1,523 and the median value for a house for San Luis Obispo is about $578,263. The rent burden for San Luis Obispo is around 20.1% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, San Luis Obispo is 3.6% mixed race, 84.7% white, 17.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% Native American, 3.5% other or not specified, 5.6% Asian, and 2.2% black. San Luis Obispo has a population density of 1,397 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 51.4% are male and 48.6% are female. The median age of San Luis Obispo is 27 years old. In San Luis Obispo, 4.7% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of San Luis Obispo 49.1% have a college degree, 19.8% have a graduate degree, and 12.1% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of San Luis Obispo, 3.9% are widows, 60.9% participate in the labor force, 32.4% live in poverty, and 9.0% have some form of disability.

State Information

An overview of California

The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3. The natural beauty of California is ranked 5th in the nation. 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, Santa Monica’s UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital. In terms of personal well-being, California ranks 7th in healthcare and 19th in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

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

Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of service-berry, California juniper, sequoia, and redwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the snakes, the coyotes, the whales, or the black bears. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.

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BrightStar Healthcare, Visiting Angels of SLO County and Able Body Homecare are the top rated home care agencies near San Luis Obispo, California. See full list of communities.

There are 11 home care agencies near San Luis Obispo, California. See the full list.

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