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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Los Angeles, senior citizen apartments in Los Angeles might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.
A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Los Angeles and consider their options. With 20 senior rentals in Los Angeles, CA, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Los Angeles 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Los Angeles, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.
We are also serving Senior Apartments facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Hollywood Hills, Hancock Park and Cheviot Hills.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Glendale, Inglewood or Beverly Hills.
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18700 Burbank Boulevard, Tarzana, CA 91356
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Here, you’ll never stop growing.If you’re looking for an Assisted Living community where you can redefine your independence, then our community in Tarzana, California, might be the right fit for you. Take control of your time and do the things you want to do. Whether that’s connecting with new...
The staff at Brookdale Gardens Tarzana treats the residents with kindness and respect. It's a smaller community where residents are treated more as individuals than they are at larger places we've looked...
10747 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601
Innovative Apartments for Adults 62+ Reimagine life. Be the first to enjoy brand new 1- and 2-bedroom apartments for adults 62+ in the vibrant NOHO Arts District. More than just the typical pool and fitness center, NOHO Senior Arts Colony offers amenities, programs and social events that go...
We adored the residence because it is a fantastic facility for seniors. A lot of entertaining activities and a lovely atmosphere. The office and staff are supportive and helpful because the management is...
3425 McLaughlin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Bentley Manor By Serenity Care Health Welcome to Bentley Manor! We are a 27-bed assisted living facility located in Los Angeles, California. We accommodate seniors who require assistance with activities of daily living in a luxurious, safe and home-like setting which enables our residents to...
It's a very nice place, Bentley Manor by Serenity Care Health. When I went to see a friend I'd met years earlier, I became aware of it. I was impressed by how well-kept it is and how welcoming the staff is....
851 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Bentley Suites by Serenity Care Health Bentley Suites offers highly trained professionals, including an RN, Medical Director, Pharmacy Consultant, Nutrition Director, and Activity Director 24/7. The facility also offers all of the amenities enjoyed in a modern Residential Care Facility for the...
Another wonderful community that genuinely looks out for our senior population. Only respect and dignity are shown to the residents by the staff. For their residents, they show a lot of love and compassion....
5405 Lineley Ave, Tarzana, CA 91356
Welcome Home to Sienna Terraces! This newly updated building is an exciting place to live. Conveniently located off the 101 and very close to all that Ventura Boulevard has to offer. The building is ADA accessible with ramps and elevator. There's an onsite gym. Maintenance is handled quickly...
2455 Colorado Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Beautiful,two-year-old building of apartments for seniors (at least 62 years old) Laundry Facilities Secure Parking Available Elevator Carpet Stove, Garbage Disposal, Microwave
"Colorado Terrace caters to seniors, providing a living experience suited to you in Los Angeles, CA. One of the rewards of living in an apartment near downtown is not needing to drive everywhere you go....
7840 Woodman Avenue, Panorama City, CA 91402
Heritage Park at Woodman is an Affordable Senior Community for 55 and over. We offer quality affordable housing with many amenities to enhance active, independent lifestyles. Heritage Park at Woodman Senior Community is operated under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. This special...
The cost is alright for now. All the services here is alright. The activities, they are just once a week. A social worker came only once a week for 4 or 5 hours. The only thing I think we needed is that here...
730 N Whitnall Hwy, Burbank, CA 91505
Designed for active, independent senior lifestyles of today, Park Avenue Senior Apartments offer a collection of spacious apartments with top of the line amenities.Park Avenue Senior Apartments are located in the heart of the City of Burbank. Near shopping, transportation and entertainment, it is...
Liked the location as it was not a truck route.
240 East Verdugo Avenue, Burbank, CA 91502
The award-winning Burbank Senior Artists Colony is dedicated to providing exceptional independent apartment living in a creative, art-inspired environment. Conveniently located in downtown Burbank, CA close to shopping, theaters, restaurants and transportation.
We toured this community for my mother. They staff were very nice and did answer the questions we had for the care that if offered here. The community was clean and nice inside and out. They have a good...
14655 W. Blythe Street, Panorama City, CA 91402
That one is okay but they don't have anything available so I found another place.
1100 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91506
The Olive Court Apartments is centrally located in Burbank adjacent to the Joslyn Center, a Senior Center, which offers an array of activities and senior services. Enjoy our lavish building for active senior lifestyles of today. It’s state of the art living, without giving up peace of...
420 East Harvard Street, Glendale, CA 91205
Heritage Park is a senior housing community located in stunning Glendale, Los Angeles County, California. You'll love the convenience of living in the city centre of this sun soaked California community. No need to drive in this 'walker's paradise.' With a walk score of 95, shopping, services,...
6750 Whitsett Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91606
450 E Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91501
The Olive Plaza Senior Apartments are designed for active seniors who desire a high quality of living at affordable prices. Olive Plaza is 183 unit apartments community that provides 1 and 2 bedroom units within an environment that promotes and invites an independent active senior lifestyle....
2455 S. St. Andrews Place, Los Angeles, CA 90018
5930 Reseda Boulevard, Tarzana, CA 91356
1902 Park Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90026
8747 Sepulveda Blvd, North Hills, CA 91343
Brand New Facility. The Vista-North Hills is located in the center of the San Fernando Valley. Public transportation is on the same block, and freeway access is around the corner with all of Los angeles is just a short drive away. Full service health club and spa next door. Shopping centers...
1221 West 7th St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
6200 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036
The average cost that seniors paid in 2022 for Los Angeles senior apartments in A Place for Mom’s network was $2,988 per month. This number reflects the total monthly rent in addition to any additional fees and add-ons, such as pet rent and extra amenities. Rent in Los Angeles senior apartments typically varies depending on the floor plan, location, built-ins, and features. The monthly cost usually covers rent, some or all utilities, maintenance, landscaping, and senior-specific services or amenities.
The figures below represent the starting costs for senior apartments in Los Angeles. Please note that starting costs don’t always include add-ons, such as pet rent or other on-site services.
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To pay for rent in senior apartments, seniors can combine their personal financial resources or explore the use of incomes such as veterans benefits and housing assistance. Seniors who need in-home care services can also find helpful Medi-Cal resources.
A senior’s personal finances can include Social Security benefits, investment returns, pensions, and more. These private pay methods are often used together to pay for rent at a senior apartment. According to resources, the following methods are often utilized to cover senior living costs:
Please note that rent in senior apartments isn’t covered by long-term care insurance. This is because care services aren’t provided in senior apartments like they are in other communities, such as assisted living and memory care facilities.
Understanding the laws surrounding senior apartments in Los Angeles can help you make a confident choice as a renter. This section outlines important points for prospective senior apartment tenants, including your rights and apartment quality. You can also check out the California Tenants Guide from the California State Department of Real Estate (DRE), a complete guide to all of the laws associated with renting in California.
Landlords and senior apartment renters in Los Angeles must follow several local and federal laws. First, at least one person living in the senior apartment must be at least 55 years old. In addition, senior apartment renters have the right to regular maintenance, fully functioning utilities, and other on-site services.
When renting a senior apartment, you also have the right to a minimum of 30 days’ notice before your landlord increases the cost of rent. In California, landlords can increase your rent up to twice a year. However, the state’s rent cap law prevents landlords from increasing senior apartment rent beyond a certain amount. Note that low-income housing, corporate-owned housing, and others may be exempt from California’s rent cap law.
Senior apartments in Los Angeles with at least five units must be routinely inspected by the District Surveillance and Enforcement Branch of the county’s Environmental Health Division. Cities exempt from this policy include Glendale and Torrance. In addition, apartments that participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program are subject to inspections at least once every two years.
Seniors with disabilities have additional rights when renting senior apartments. These protections under the law include but are not limited to the following rights:
Included as a reasonable apartment accommodation is the ability for tenants to have a service animal. Service animals are trained to help people in different ways, including physical and emotional support. The following information may help seniors who plan to live with a service animal in their senior apartment:
COVID-19 remains a significant factor for Los Angeles residents, and preventing the spread of the virus is a priority of the county. Read Los Angeles County Public Health’s current COVID-19 guidelines for frequently updated information.
Vaccinations. COVID-19 vaccines are free in Los Angeles County and are strongly recommended to the public.
Quarantine. Los Angeles County residents are encouraged to stay home if they’re sick and to get a minimum of two negative COVID-19 test results before leaving their home.
Number of partnered senior apartment complexes in the Los Angeles area
As one of the most heavily populated cities in the U.S., Los Angeles caters to a wide range of seniors. Los Angeles has many unique neighborhoods, a wide scope of senior apartments to rent, and proximity to many activities and popular attractions. You’ll find desirable downtown senior apartments in the heart of the city in addition to choices in quieter suburban neighborhoods. From high-end apartment complexes with luxe amenities to affordable apartments designed for seniors of low-income status, seniors have plenty of options in this expansive city.
The ability to choose your ideal neighborhood sets Los Angeles apart. From the center of downtown Los Angeles to pockets of surrounding suburbs, each neighborhood has its own unique atmosphere. This variety enables seniors to choose between quiet residential neighborhoods, vibrant arts communities, cultural hubs in the heart of downtown, and much more. There’s also a wide variety of apartment options, such as studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom layouts — depending on the location and building design.
Seniors who want to take advantage of all that the city has to offer will appreciate renting senior apartments in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Home to museums, history, and an abundance of shops and restaurants, this part of town offers something exciting every day of the week. Downtown Los Angeles is home to the arts district as well as culturally rich neighborhoods, including Chinatown and Little Tokyo. These urban hubs of culture offer memorable dining, unique shops, and plenty to discover. Renting a senior apartment in one of the city’s arts communities is another desirable option. Senior communities in these neighborhoods tend to offer arts programming, art studios, performing arts theaters, and acting classes.
Burbank, Glendale, and Silver Lake are wonderful neighborhoods for senior renters seeking a mix of urban and suburban living. Here, you’ll have access to some of the desirable attractions that come with living in Los Angeles, without having to live amidst the bustle of downtown. These northern Los Angeles neighborhoods offer parks, local art scenes, live music venues, and historic attractions. Glassell Park is another northern neighborhood with affordable options and spacious public parks.
Los Angeles has senior apartment offerings that enable seniors to rent at a budget-friendly rate. Southern neighborhoods, such as Boyle Heights and Huntington Park, offer senior apartments designed with seniors of low-income status in mind. These southern suburbs are located outside of the busy downtown area and feature a variety of eateries, coffee shops, and public parks. In these areas, seniors can take advantage of living in proximity to the big city without the big price tag.
To the east, Beverly Hills and Hollywood offer luxe, highly sought-after senior apartments. As some of the most expensive areas in Los Angeles County, these neighborhoods offer gorgeous spaces and high-end senior apartments. Home to the stars of Hollywood, rows of elite shops, and gourmet restaurants, this part of the city is ideal for seniors looking for a luxurious retirement. Some senior apartments in these areas offer high-rise apartments, garden cottages, and townhomes. You’ll find electric vehicle charging stations, junior Olympic saltwater pools, granite countertops, and more opulent amenities in these high-end senior apartments.
Senior apartments throughout Los Angeles offer many enjoyable amenities. Many of them have on-site fitness centers, enabling seniors to stay in shape without leaving the comforts of their new homes. On-site or in-unit laundry rooms are also found in many of the city’s senior apartments. Some of the high-end options have additional amenities, such as year-round heated pools and spacious dog parks for residents’ beloved pets.
Other common features of Los Angeles senior apartments are recreation rooms and clubhouses. Seniors can plan social events or even cook a delicious meal with their new neighbors. Renters who want to maximize their social lives can also choose a senior apartment community that has activity programming. Monthly social events both in and outside of the communities can add to an enriching retirement.
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Los Angeles is home to several nationally ranked hospitals and medical centers. Each of these options have specific programs for seniors or are nationally ranked in geriatrics care.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a teaching hospital that provides general medical and surgical care. They’re rated as the top hospital in Los Angeles and nationally ranked for cardiology, orthopedics, and pulmonology. They also have a geriatrics program with individual care plans and free classes for seniors.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is a teaching hospital that provides general medical and surgical care. They’re nationally ranked for cancer care, diabetes care, and geriatrics.
Keck Medical Center of USC is a teaching hospital with both a medical surgical intensive care unit and a cardiac intensive care unit. They’re nationally ranked for cancer surgeries, cardiology, and geriatrics.
Los Angeles residents have an abundance of options to travel throughout the city, whether by bus, rental bikes, or senior-specific transportation services. Several areas within Los Angeles are even walkable, such as Hollywood and Chinatown. One of the city’s major public transportation hubs, the Los Angeles Metro offers bus routes, several rail lines, bike rentals, and more — all with discounted fares for seniors. Another popular hub is Union Station Los Angeles, featuring connections to Metro buses, taxis, and more.
Browse the following transportation options for Los Angeles residents:
Los Angeles also has senior-specific transportation options:
The three numbers below, ranging from zero to 100, represent Los Angeles’ transportation options. WalkScore awards points to each mode of transportation based on how far away different destinations are from public transit routes, bike paths, and intersections. The higher the number, the more accessible the method of transportation is.
Seniors will never have a dull moment while renting a senior apartment in Los Angeles, California. Explore the rich art scene, spend an afternoon hiking in mountains and national forests, or dine in your new favorite downtown restaurant. Los Angeles has something for every retiree, from exciting games at Dodger Stadium to venturing out to the coastline and relaxing on beautiful beaches.
Los Angeles has an abundance of museums, many of which are wheelchair accessible and offer accessibility guides. Art displays, interactive science exhibits, and historic highlights can be found right in town.
If you’re looking to fulfill an active lifestyle, Los Angeles has many hiking trails to choose from. Runyon Canyon is a popular local favorite, and there are several more trails in the Hollywood Hills where you can even reach the famed Hollywood sign. Seniors can find dozens of other trails throughout the Santa Monica Mountains and the Angeles National Forest. Some of these stunning outdoor areas also have cycling routes and bike paths.
More stunning scenery awaits in the Sorrier Stearns Japanese Gardens. Stroll through a wonderfully preserved garden full of historical and cultural touches. Or, lounge on the beach and enjoy the ocean breeze at Santa Monica Beach.
Los Angeles is also home to Exposition Park. Here, the city offers 160 acres to the community, including the Los Angeles Rose Garden, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and many of the popular museums. This park also has its own recreation center, where seniors can join in sports, aquatic classes, and more. Griffith Park is yet another outdoor attraction, providing hiking trails, caves, and wildlife sightings.
The Los Angeles Lakers and the Dodgers are some of the city’s most popular sports teams. Spend a day at a baseball game in Dodger Stadium, and watch the Lakers play in the Crypto.com Arena. Or, get your tickets to the latest jazz and symphony performances in Walt Disney Concert Hall.
You can also channel your inner tourist by exploring these must-see theme parks, some of which have wheelchair rentals, assistive listening devices, show scripts, and wheelchair-accessible paths:
Seniors can find almost any cuisine in Los Angeles’ popular restaurants. Enjoy an elegant Italian pasta dish, or splurge on a multicourse Japanese meal. Choose between a number of sushi restaurants and find your new favorite. Delicious Thai cuisine, Ethiopian dishes, Middle Eastern flavors, Palestinian plates, and more await foodies in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles libraries and senior centers lend themselves to lifelong learning and a peaceful retirement experience. The Los Angeles Public Library has dozens of branches throughout the county and offers free admission at several museums when you sign up for a library card. The Huntington, in addition to calming botanical gardens, has a research library full of original documents, manuscripts, and more.
Seniors in Los Angeles also have 29 senior centers to choose from. One is located within Griffith Park, and others are located in varying Los Angeles neighborhoods. Each senior center offers a range of senior-specific activities, from exercise and fitness classes to musical and performing arts opportunities.
Briarwood Manor Apartments, Bentley Manor by Serenity Care Health and NOHO Senior Arts Colony Apartments are the top-rated Senior Apartments facilities near Los Angeles, CA. These Senior Apartments facilities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews. See full list of communities.
The average cost of Senior Apartments in Los Angeles is 1,277 per month. This cost may vary based on location, amenities, floorplan, level of care and other factors.
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