Assisted Living

Apartment-style Assisted Living settings are also referred to as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) for age 60+. These settings provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADL’s) and oversight is available 24/7. Assisted living also provides the opportunity to socialize and engage with others. You can find Care Services too.

Overview:

 

  • Apartment-style living
  • More socialization and activities
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • 24/7 assistance with personal care
  • Levels of care fee structure/points
  • May have RN/LVN on staff
  • Hospice waiver to provide end-of-life care
  • May have secure environment for memory care

See Memory/Alzheimer’s Care Facilities for more information

Costs:

  • Apartment: $3000+/month (rent + care charges)
  • Month-to-month rent
  • One-time community fee

How services are paid for:

  • Private pay
  • Long-term care insurance (LTC) (may have elimination period)
  • Veterans Aid & Attendance pension
  • Medi-Cal—Assisted Living Waiver Program (ALWP)

Licensed by: Licensed and regulated by the CA Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD).