Assisted Living in Alhambra

57 Communities

Brookdale Alhambra

1 East Commonwealth, Alhambra, CA
$$$$
17 reviews
Brookdale Alhambra is nestled in the heart of the beautiful city of Alhambra, California, in the western Gabriel Valley about eight miles from the Los Angeles Civic Center. This senior living community is given high marks by visitors for its huge room sizes, cleanliness and friendly staff members. They also describe the food as great, especially the pastries and other desserts. Family members appreciate the many activities available for residents to participate in, such as Bi... (read more)
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Evergreen Senior Care

528 Howard Street, Alhambra, CA
$$$$
1 review
Evergreen Senior Care is an assisted living facility in Alhambra, California, on Howard Street. It’s convenient to North Atlantic Boulevard and West Main Street, and it’s just a short drive from a local movie theater. The neighborhood is residential, and this facility offers its residents a homelike environment. This community has room for 14 residents, with both private and semi-private rooms. There are also companion suites for residents who prefer a roommate. Evergreen Sen... (read more)
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Marguerite Gardens

700 NORTH STONEMAN AVENUE, Alhambra, CA
$$$$
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3
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Hollenbeck Palms

573 S. Boyle Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
$$$$
24 reviews
Hollenbeck Palms is located on an 8.5-acre campus in Los, Angeles, California, close to major freeways, Dodger Stadium and Los Angeles International Airport. Residents have the option of customizing their living spaces by choosing their preferred paint, carpet and tile colors, and visitors commend these apartments for being spacious. Residents compliment the community's excellent meals, and like that Hollenbeck Palms offers multiple dining venues. Family members appreciate th... (read more)
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2
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Fair Oaks by Regency Park

951 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA
$$$$
17 reviews
Fair Oaks by Regency Park is a large facility offering assisted living in Pasadena, California, with capacity for over 200 residents. Huntington Hospital is only a few blocks away, providing major medical services and specialists, and Fillmore Station (metro rail) is just as close. This community arranges regular outings for residents to go shopping, take advantage of local entertainment or dine out. While dining in, it's a restaurant-style affair for residents here as they e... (read more)
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1
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Windsor

1230 East Windsor Road, Glendale, CA
$$$$
17 reviews
Windsor is located in Glendale, California, offering convenient access to the Los Angeles area as well as the region's natural beauty. Visitors compliment the facility's pleasant environment, noting the clean and well-kept common areas as well as the spacious and nicely furnished apartments. The activities program offers residents a range of pursuits, including book clubs, exercise classes, live entertainment and trips to local attractions. Amenities like a tea room, party sp... (read more)
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2
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Pasadena Highlands

1575 E. Washington Boulevard, Pasadena, CA
$$$$
14 reviews
Pasadena Highlands in Pasadena, California, is located near Interstate 210 with close access to the Norton Simon Museum, Rose Bowl Stadium and Eaton Canyon Falls. Guests compliment the facility's appetizing meals, entree choices and elegant dining area. Family members commend the modern apartments, each with its own balcony or patio area. This community is also well-reviewed for its friendly and helpful staff as well as nicely-maintained buildings and grounds. Pasadena Highla... (read more)
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Sakura Gardens

325 South Boyle Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
$$$$
9 reviews
This well-maintained facility, which caters primarily to residents of Japanese descent, is located in Los Angeles, California. Sakura Gardens lies within easy reach of local parks and the vibrant neighbourhood of Little Tokyo, and is close to Route 101. Residents' relatives speak highly of the friendly and accommodating staff, as well as the excellent food. Visitors admire the beautiful grounds, which feature koi ponds and accessible garden areas, where residents can grow the... (read more)
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The Terraces at Park Marino

2587 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA
$$$$
15 reviews
The Terraces at Park Marino has a vast view of Eaton Canyon and is conveniently located across Crown City Medical Group in the Victory Park neighborhood of Pasadena, California. Residents are happy with the facility’s warm atmosphere, open dining room with fireplace and the variety of activities including knitting, bridge and exercise classes. Family members appreciate the welcoming, helpful staff, availability of vegetarian dishes and the fact that their senior loved ones ar... (read more)
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Sunrise of San Marino

8332 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, CA
$$$$
16 reviews
Sunrise of San Marino is located in San Gabriel, California, just down the block from El Rancho Santa Anita Shopping Center. Visitors praise its convenient location, which has a metropolitan feel and provides residents with easy access to public transportation. Reviewers describe the facility as clean and elegant, and praise its uplifting atmosphere. Guests comment positively on the spacious rooms and welcoming staff. They note that a variety of activities are offered, includ... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 57 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Alhambra is $2,722 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Alhambra

Alhambra is found in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County, California, in close proximity to Los Angeles Assisted living facilities in Alhambra, California are officially called residential care facilities (RCFs) for the elderly. Regulation and licensure of these facilities are handled by the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. To qualify for the RCF license, assisted living facilities must show that at least 75 percent of their residents are at least 60 years old and that anyone under 60 does not have needs that are incompatible with other residents. There are only three assisted living facilities within Alhambra, but there are 54 others in the surrounding areas, including San Gabriel, Rosemead and Pasadena. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Alhambra

  • The Alhambra area is known for its comfortable climate, so it's a great option for seniors who want to avoid extreme temperatures. With a July high of 88 degrees Fahrenheit and a January low of 46, the city only receives an average of 18 inches of rain each year and is rarely subjected to snowfall.

  • Although the city doesn't have many transportation options, Alhambra Community Transit provides bus service to residents at a reasonable price. The buses run Monday through Friday and a one-way fare is just 25 cents.
    The city also offers the Senior Ride Program, a free curb-to-curb service for Alhambra residents over the age of 60 or with a qualifying disability. The service will transport seniors anywhere in the city for any purpose.

  • The Alhambra area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Alhambra Hospital Medical Center, San Gabriel Medical CenterGarfield Medical Center and Centinela Hospital Medical Center.

  • Alhambra is a relatively expensive place to live with housing costs that more than triple the national average. Other financial factors, such as groceries, health and transportation, are more reasonable, bringing the city's overall cost of living to 65 percent above the U.S. average.

  • Seniors who have an appreciation for art and enjoy a little fresh air can take advantage of the public art displays arranged by the Alhambra Arts and Cultural Events Committee. History buffs can spend some time at the Alhambra Historical Society Museum to learn more about the city's past.

  • Alhambra senior residents can feel secure knowing the rates of violent and property crimes in the area are lower than both the California and national averages.


Paying for Assisted Living in Alhambra

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$4,500.00 Sierra Madre
$4,100.00 San Gabriel
$4,000.00 US
$3,954.00 Pasadena
$2,975.00 Arcadia
$2,722.00 Alhambra

Assisted Living costs in Alhambra start around $2,722 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Alhambra and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Alhambra

Seniors who anticipate a need for aid with the cost of assisted living facilities can take advantage of the Assisted Living Waiver (ALW), a Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver offered through Medi-Cal.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in California page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in California page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Alhambra

Alhambra and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Alhambra

Alhambra-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in California page for more information about these laws.