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Nursing Homes near Whittier, California

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Brookdale Uptown Whittier

13250 East Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90601

4.2
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Central Whittier

8101 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602

4.1
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Embrace Your Golden YearsSeniors 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...

La Posada Assisted Living & Memory Care

8120 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90602

4.1
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Oakmont of Whittier

13617 Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90605

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

10615 Jordan Rd, Whittier, CA 90603

3.4
(24 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Whittier Place Senior Living

12315 Burgess Avenue, Whittier, CA 90604

4.2
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Downey Retirement Center

11500 Dolan Ave, Downey, CA 90241

2.9
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Downey Retirement Center is located near shops, banks and restaurants. The Stonewood Mall is only blocks away. Hospital and Dr.'s medical buildings are within walking distance. Persons interested in learning more about Downey Retirement Center can call for a private, personal tour of our lovely...

Country View Assisted Living

824 W Cameron Ave, West Covina, CA 91790

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Country View Retirement HomeThe 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...

Merrill Gardens at West Covina NOW OPEN

1400 W West Covina Pkwy, West Covina, CA 91790

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Lakewood Gardens

12055 S. Lakewood Blvd., Downey, CA 90242

4.3
(45 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lakewood Gardens specializes in caring for individuals with Alzheimer's and other related Dementias by providing your loved one with a safe and cheerful environment designed to ensure their comfort. Tenderness and compassion along with specialized assistance and supervision are provided 24-hours...

Brookdale Alhambra

1 East Commonwealth Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91801

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

The Good LifeAre 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...

Sunrise of Fullerton

2226 North Euclid Street, Fullerton, CA 92835

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

The Cottages at Artesia, LLC

6041 Kingman Ave, Buena Park, CA 90621

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Cottage at Artesia Gardens is a beautiful family owned residential facility located in Buena Park, California. It is a clean, elegant facility providing a home like atmosphere with spacious rooms inside and beautiful gardens outside. Our facility is secure, so residents are free to enjoy and...

Sunrise at San Marino

8332 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91775

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Brea

285 West Central Avenue, Brea, CA 92821

4.0
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

This Is HomeRemember 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....

Arcadia Living

601 Sunset Blvd, Arcadia, CA 91007

4.4
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Oakmont of Fullerton NOW OPEN

433 West Bastanchury, Fullerton, CA 92835

3.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunnycrest Senior Living

1925 Sunny Crest Dr, Fullerton, CA 92835

3.8
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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....

Atria Covina

825 West San Bernardino Road, Covina, CA 91722

4.7
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Brookdale Walnut

19850 E Colima Rd, Walnut, CA 91789

3.8
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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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 Whittier, CA

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — 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 Whittier, CA

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Whittier nursing home is $9,125, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of California is about $10,646, according to Genworth.

For this type of elder care, Whittier, California offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

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 Hospitals

The top hospitals in Whittier include:

  • PIH Health HospitWhittier – This hospital is a nonprofit acute care community that provides medical services to a total of 404 staffed beds. The community offers a wide range of cardiovascular services including coronary and vascular interventions. The community also offers radiology services and physical therapy.
  • Whittier Hospital Medical Center – This community is a privately owned acute care community 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.

Weather and Climate

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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in California

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