The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Atascadero, CA for 2023
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There are 34 Assisted Living Facilities in the Atascadero area, with 10 in Atascadero and 24 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Atascadero is $4,700 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 86 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Atascadero. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Atascadero 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Morro Bay with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Atascadero, call (855) 948-3865.
Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Atascadero, California
9435 El Bordo Avenue, Atascadero, CA, 93422
"My mother was in a smaller facility which wasn't working out so when we found Park Place and met the owner and administrator we knew right away we had found the perfect fit. She had a beautiful large private room and was allowed to keep her dog th..."READ MORE
Ingleside Assisted Living
10630 West Front Road, Atascadero, CA, 93422
"Ingleside Assisted Living is very good, but it's very small. They're doing a great job and the staff is wonderful. My mother is in a single room with a private bathroom, and it's the same for everybody. They take them for drives, they do in-home g..."READ MORE
Atascadero Christian Community/Bethesda House - CLOSED
8455 Santa Rosa Rd., Atascadero, CA, 93422
"We chose Atascadero Christian Community/Bethesda House for my friend because of the closeness to where she lives. The place is nice and organized. The residents there -- I'm not asking for their opinion on how they're living, it was positive, and ..."READ MORE
Garden View Inn
7105 San Gabriel Road, Atascadero, CA, 93422
"We were very fortunate to have chosen the Garden View Inn for my mother. She has been there several years, and we continue to be impressed with the compassionate, polite and attentive staff. The owner and her husband have a genuine affection for ..."READ MORE
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A TOUCH ABOVE CARE, INC.
5800 Llano Road, Atascadero, CA, 93422
"A Touch Above Care is a small boarding care home with only 6 residents, and there are not a whole lot of amenities. They have a very caring staff, and they're really taking good care of my mom. We're much happier here than where we were before. I ..."READ MORE
Avila Senior Living at Downtown SLO
475 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401
"I really enjoyed my visit at the Avila Senior Living facility. While looking for a soft landing place for my mom, I immediately felt at home when i walked in the building. There is a cozy sitting area and a fireplace, where a few residents were ha..."READ MORE
The Villages of San Luis Obispo
73 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405
"My mom was a resident at The Villages of San Luis Obispo. They were spectacular and we want to go back there. They were really attentive and very friendly and they had a lot of activities. It was a good landing spot. We all felt thankful that it e..."READ MORE
Casa De Flores
1405 Teresa Drive, Morro Bay, CA, 93442
"The staff of this facility is simply extraordinary. My brother was a resident until he passed away. The care and compassion they had for him was astounding. Not only did they go many extra miles to keep him comfortable, but at a time of great stre..."READ MORE
Harvest Senior Living, LLC #2
1520 Experimental Station Rd, Paso Robles, CA, 93446
"My wife is in Harvest Senior Living, LLC #2. They're very good. She's been there for a year now. They have a very nice facility, good food, and the caregivers are excellent. They have music, arts, trips to the beach and those sorts of things. They..."READ MORE
1919 Creston Road, Paso Robles, CA, 93446
"We visited Creston Village, everything was clean and modern, it doesn't have a smell, and it's nicely furnished. The staff was friendly and very accepting. They showed me everything, the rooms, the dining room, the activity room, and the grounds. ..."READ MORE
2719 EL CERRITO DRIVE, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401
"The facility was clean and the meals were wonderful and on time. The staff was professional. The rooms offered variety as far as living conditions and they were well furnished. The doctors and nurses were available. The medications were given as..."READ MORE
South Bay Maxi Care
1410 13th Street, Los Osos, CA, 93402
"Two months ago, my husband and I moved in at Southbay Maxi Care. It's a small facility but everything is pretty good. The staff are really fine and they seem to do their best. The food is not wonderful, but it's alright. One thing that we don't li..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Atascadero
Part of the inland San Luis Obispo County area, Atascadero has a population of around 30,674 and 15.8 percent of residents are 65 and over. Seniors can choose from 10 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in town and 24 nearby. The state of California calls them Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCF). Each facility is regulated and licensed by The California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD), which maintains strict policies to uphold the safety and wellness of seniors while under the supervision of a caregiver.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Atascadero
- The cost of living in Atascadero is comparable to the state average and 53 percent higher than the national average. Relative to neighboring cities, seniors save 12.7 percent on groceries, 2.8 percent on health care services, 17 percent on utilities, 3.7 percent on transportation services and 10.3 percent on good and services.
- Seniors who live in Atascadero experience unsteady air quality levels throughout the year. The American Lung Association (ALA) ranked the area of San Luis Obispo, including Atascadero, as having the 18th worse particle pollution in the nation. Seniors with respiratory issues are advised to stay inside during fall and spring months when pollution is highest here.
- The town is considered safer than 51 percent of other similar sized cities and towns in the state. Comparable to the state, violent crime rates are lower by 15.2 percent, property crime by 46 percent and crimes per square mile by 256 percent.
- Cold, rainy winter weather is typical in Atascadero, reducing outdoor recreation opportunities for seniors from November to April. Seniors with breathing and general lung problems may find the hot, dry summer weather problematic here.
- Ride-On Transportation serves seniors affordable transportation services throughout the San Luis Obispo County, including Atascadero. All rides are door-to-door, making it easy and secure for seniors to get around the area throughout the week.
- Atascadero has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Atascadero Fun Club, an organization that provides events, trips, programs and activities and offer a senior center.
Paying for Assisted Living in Atascadero
Assisted Living costs in Atascadero start around $4,700 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 Atascadero 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.
Cities in California
San Luis Obispo
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Atascadero
California Medicaid, Medi-Cal, offers seniors financial assistance through the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Assisted Living Waiver (ALW). The state also provides seniors with two aid options, including the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and the optional state supplement (OSS).
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 Atascadero
Atascadero 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.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Atascadero, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Atascadero
Atascadero-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.