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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Merced nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Merced, CA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Merced or another care type is right for you. Browse 27 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Merced.

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Pacifica Senior Living Merced

3420 R Street, Merced, CA 95348

4.3
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Merced, a beautifully appointed senior living community that elevates assisted living, memory care, and respite care to a new standard of excellence.Offering affordable fees for our Heartland™ Assisted Living and Legacies™ Memory Care programs, Pacifica Senior...

Park Merced

3050 M Street, Merced, CA 95348

4.2
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Park Merced is an assisted living community in the beautiful area of Merced, California. It is within a residential neighborhood located just outside San Francisco, providing you with easy access to parks, water activities, entertainment and much more. You'll choose from several floor plans and...

Pacifica Senior Living Modesto

2325 St. Pauls Way, Modesto, CA 95355

4.2
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Families that find themselves in the position of having to make the decision to place a family member into a senior care facility are generally looking for a place that will provide a safe and secure haven for their loved ones. At Pacifica Senior Living Modesto, we provide a holistic approach to...

Fairwinds - Woodward Park

9525 N. Fort Washington Rd., Fresno, CA 93730

4.1
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located on the North Side of Fresno, in the Woodward Park area near San Joaquin River, this is retirement living that's so fun you'll ask yourself, 'Am I retired or am I on vacation?' Here is just a little of what your day might be like living at Fairwinds - Woodward Park Retirement Community. ...

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Hospitality House

5400 Kiernan Ave, Salida, CA 95368

3.8
(33 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Hospitality House offers assisted living at its finest, at a cost you can afford. The Hospitality House is a locally owned and operated business. It is our commitment to provide our residents with the utmost compassionate care and at the same time keep your cost of living at a price you can...

Dale Commons

3900 Dale Rd, Modesto, CA 95356

4.3
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Dale Commons, our senior living community strives to provide the platform upon which residents can navigate their days and live their lives with freedom, compassion, respect, and delight. Senior residents in our independent and Assisted Living community can leave the obligations of household...

Oakmont of Fresno

5605 N. Gates Ave, Fresno, CA 93722

4.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakmont of Fresno is a family owned and operated community newly opened in March 2015. Features include industry renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. If an active lifestyle is what you desire, you'll feel at home at Oakmont where friends and neighbors enjoy our day spa, private movie...

Westmont of Fresno

7442 N. Millbrook Ave., Fresno, CA 93720

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Westmont of Fresno Inspired Senior Living. At Westmont we offer assisted living and secure memory care on one beautiful campus. At Cottonwood Court, we realize that nobody knows your loved one better than you and that is what makes us different than other communities. We have created...

Paintbrush Assisted Living and Memory Support

4356 W. Ashlan Ave, Fresno, CA 93722

4.1
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Family owned with deep roots in the local community, Paintbrush seeks to promote and enhance independence, wellbeing and security of our residents.Our leadership team's experience and passion for serving our residents and each other is reflected in each interaction.From the craftsman-style...

Cedarbrook Memory Care

1425 E. Nees Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720

4.7
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cedarbrook Memory Care Community is a proud member of Koelsch Senior Communities. Koeslch is a family owned company - serving seniors since 1958. With over half a century of experience, you can be certain our family will take great care of yours. Koelsch has always prided itself on its hands-on...

Orangeburg Manor

1248 Nelson Ave, Modesto, CA 95350

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Orangeburg Manor has been owner operated since 1989. Our caring staff is well trained in the many manifestations of behavioral and physical needs of those with dementia. Level Care Plans allow us to accommodate seniors with various stages of dementia, Alzheimers, Parkinsons, Diabetes,...

Astoria at Oakdale

700 Laurel Ave, Oakdale, CA 95361

4.4
(15 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

At Astoria Oakdale, we’re dedicated to treating people like family.This is at the heart of what we do, and has been our company's highest goal for nearly 35 years! For us, it's a joy and privilege to hear our residents’ life stories, see their smiles and share life together.Our community is home...

Kingston Bay

6161 W Spruce Ave, Fresno, CA 93722

4.2
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Kingston Bay Senior Living, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care in the heart of Fresno. Life at Kingston Bay Senior Living starts with spacious, elegant appointed surroundings, coupled with exceptional, personalized and supportive care.Our signature In the Moment Memory Support...

Casa De Modesto

1745 Eldena Way, Modesto, CA 95350

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The stunning landscaped campus of Casa De Modesto assisted living is in the heart of Modesto and is home to over 200 residents. Your loved one will be surrounded with the fragrant smells of flowers, plants that are enjoyable to look at, and trees that provide shade during leisurely walks through...

Cedar Creek

500 N Westberry Blvd, Madera, CA 93637

3.5
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are locally owned yet professionally managed by Avalon Healthcare.

The Windham

1100 E Spruce Ave, Fresno, CA 93720

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Experience Life at The Windham.Imagine living in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Fresno on a beautiful 10-acre campus with lush landscaping and walking paths, close to shopping, restaurants, and medical services, and just minutes from Woodward Park. At The Windham you get all this and...

Skyline Place

12877 Sylva Lane, Sonora, CA 95370

3.0
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Skyline Place, a senior living community that puts relationships first. We hear, again and again, that walking through our front door feels a lot more like walking into grandma and grandpa’s house than walking into a nursing home. That’s because our residents and staff sincerely care...

Stratford at Beyer Park

3529 Forest Glen Drive, Modesto, CA 95355

3.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Modesto, California, The Stratford at Beyer Park sets the standard for Assisted Living by providing assistance with housing, personalized supportive services, and health-related care, we help preserve your loved one's dignity and independence. We will handle the housekeeping chores,...

Aspen Ville Co

5412 Kiernan Ave, Salida, CA 95368

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

"Passionate Care"Kiernan Village Assisted Living is a 32 bed facility offering twenty four hour care and supervision for ambulatory and non ambulatory residents. Our mission is to provide each resident quality care and comfort in a restful and home-like setting. Staff at Kiernan Village are...

Oak Terrace Memory Care

20420 Rafferty Court, Soulsbyville, CA 95372

4.1
(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Oak Terrace Memory Care is located in Soulsbyville, CA in a beautiful home-like setting. Oak Terrace Memory Care provides care particularly for area seniors afflicted with Alzheimer's and Dementia. We pride ourselves on our dedicated, compassionate and professional employees that are there every...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Merced, CA

Merced offers its residents easy access to many of the resources and services needed to meet daily needs—like shopping centers, healthcare facilities, and public transportation—in a dense, suburban setting. Within city limits, residents of Merced enjoy the unique attractions that help create the city’s identity, such as the Merced Agricultural Museum or Merced’s Applegate Park Zoo. For those seeking outdoor adventure, Merced lies in close proximity to numerous, pristine nature areas, including Yosemite National Park, that create countless opportunities to enjoy the surrounding area’s scenic beauty.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Merced are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Merced, CA

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $9,900 in the Merced area and $11,400 in the state of California, according to Genworth.

Learn More About Merced, CA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Merced are rated 20 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated 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
120 127 106 118 123 115

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
$49,870 per year $35,906 per year $39,961 per year $18,549 per year $42,749 per year $2,239 per year $602 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Merced include:

Mercy Medical Center Merced

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Emanuel Medical Center

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 200+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Weather and Climate

Merced’s climate is classified as semi-arid, experiencing long, dry summers, and with most of its yearly rainfall occurring during its mild winters. The average humidity level is 60%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 87%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
46°F 55°F 38°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
79°F 97°F 61°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 95

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.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 13″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
31 10.1% 84,061 3,607 per square mile 3.1

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)
0.9% 11.8% 5.4% 55.2% 0.1% 4.4% 25.8%

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 Modesto: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 60/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Merced County

Democratic Republican Other
51.4% 43.5% 5.2%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Merced include:

  • Merced County Courthouse Museum
  • Merced Agricultural Museum

Outdoor attractions in Merced:

  • Moraga Park
  • Fahrens Park
  • Lake Yosemite County Park
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Merced’s Applegate Park Zoo

Merced’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Regal Hollywood Merced
  • Merced Theatre
  • Merced Mall
  • Merced Marketplace

Transportation

Merced’s Regional Transit System operates a fixed-route bus system known as “The Bus,” as well as a paratransit service, throughout Merced County. The Bus offers free rides to veterans, seniors 62 years of age and above, and ADA-eligible passengers. Taxis and rideshare services are also available in Merced.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in California

El Rio Memory Care, Oakmont of Fresno and Cedarbrook Memory Care are the top rated nursing homes near Merced, California. See full list of communities.

There are 27 nursing homes near Merced, California. See the full list.

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