18 Assisted Living Facilities near Carpinteria, CA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Carpinteria, CA

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GranVida Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5464 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
"We have chosen Granvida Senior Living and Memory Care. We're moving my loved one there tomorrow. It's a very nice place with a very homey feeling. It's brand new, so it is very nice and clean. What..." More

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Wood Glen Hall

Provides: Assisted Living
3010 Foothill Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"My mother is so happy with the staff, food, and the lovely facility. It is wonderful to see her thrive and grow while participating in their varied mind and body activities. The atmosphere..." More

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Vista del Monte

Provides: Assisted Living
3775 Modoc Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"My mom and stepdad began living in Fernbrook, the assisted living section of Vista del Monte in 2020 right before the lockdown. My stepdad had had a stroke in August 2019 so he needed extra care,..." More

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Villa Santa Barbara

Provides: Assisted Living
227 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
"Villa Santa Barbara looked nice. There are like 120 residents, which is a comfortable size. The rooms and the apartments looked fine. They’re mostly studios, which is all my mother would need. The..." More
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Alexander Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2120 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"Alexander Gardens is great. It's like a bed and breakfast. He stayed there for a few months after he broke his hip. The staff was wonderful and professional. The place was clean and affordable. It..." More

Valle Verde

Provides: Assisted Living
900 Calle De Los Amigos, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"We toured Valle Verde Assisted Living. The rooms were fine, but it won't work out for what we need. They were clean and adequate, nothing special, it was just like a bedroom that opens up into a..." More

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Provides: Assisted Living
2550 Treasure Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"We went to Samarkand. The staff, the food, and the care for the residents were good. The rooms were real nice. They had all kinds of activities. They had swimming, golf, and tennis, and they take..." More

Villa Riviera

Provides: Assisted Living
1621 Grand Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
"Villa Riviera is more affordable than any other place I had seen. They didn't want an application fee, which was great, so my dad would have saved money just paying a monthly fee. The place looked..." More

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Grand Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2045 Elise Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
"I was impressed with the staff. Highly recommend. ❤️" More

Wellness Care Senior Living at Ojai

Provides: Assisted Living
158 ROCKAWAY, Oak View, CA 93022
"My father has only been up in Autumn Years for a few days, but it seems to be working out really well. There are activities going on and so far, so good. It is not the most luxurious looking place..." More

Cliff View Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
1020 CLIFF DRIVE, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
"My mother spent almost a year here before she passed. The staff was great and very nice. The only thing that bothered me was after her passing are family did not get any kind of condolence from..." More

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Abiding Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2042 Modoc Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
"Located near Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara California, Abiding Care ia an Assisted Living Home for 6 seniors. Designed to be complete yet affordable, Abiding Care offers a beautiful turn of..." More

At Home in Ojai

Provides: Assisted Living
225 N. LOMITA AVENUE, Ojai, CA 93023

Casa Dorinda

Provides: Assisted Living
300 Hot Springs Rd, Montecito, CA 93108

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Elms Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
67 E Barnett St, Ventura, CA 93001

Villa Alamar

Provides: Assisted Living
45 EAST ALAMAR, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Above All Care, Llc

Provides: Assisted Living
3620 La Entrada, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Santa Barbara Senior Living Consultants

Provides: Assisted Living
18 West Micheltorena Street Suite C, Santa Bar...
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Carpinteria

    Carpinteria is a charming coastal city located in Santa Barbara County, California. Its known for its beautiful beaches and sprawling mountain views. More than 17 percent of Carpinteria's 13,600 residents are over the age of 65. 

    In California, communities that provide assisted living services to senior citizens are known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs). While there is only one RCF in Carpinteria, there are an additional 53 RCFs located nearby in areas such as Ventura, Santa Barbara and Montecito.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Carpinteria

    • While Social Security income isn't taxed in California, all other forms of retirement income are fully taxed at the state level, which is one of the highest income tax rates in the United States. Seniors with limited budgets should consider this before choosing to reside in an RCF in California.

    • There are plenty of arts and culture in Carpinteria for seniors to enjoy. Some RCFs may offer supervised day trips for seniors to take in some of the areas top events and attractions, including the city's annual Avocado Festival.

    • The American Lung Association has assigned a passing grade to the air quality in Carpinteria, meaning seniors with respiratory illnesses can breathe comfortably in the area.

    • Low violent crime rates mean that seniors living in Carpinteria can feel safe. Only 1.9 violent crimes occur per 1,000 residents each year; the state average is much higher at 4.45 violent crimes per 1,000 residents.

    • Santa Barbara MTD provides safe public transportation options throughout Carpinteria and the rest of the county. Reduced fares are available for seniors.

    • Seniors living in Carpinteria can enjoy spending time outdoors year-round. The climate in the area is extremely comfortable, with an average high temperature in July of 69 degrees and an average low temperature in January of 48 degrees.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Carpinteria

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $4,995.00 Goleta
    $4,900.00 Carpinteria
    $4,190.00 Santa Barbara
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,746.00 Oxnard
    $3,678.00 Camarillo
    $3,436.00 Ventura

    Assisted Living costs in Carpinteria start around $4,900 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 Carpinteria 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 Carpinteria

    California's 1915(c) Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver covers the cost of assisted living services in RCFs for eligible seniors in the Carpinteria area. 

    Those who require additional assistance with the cost of room and board may apply for an optional state supplement to their Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The cost of room and board is capped by the state for residents who are Medicaid eligible.

    California doesn't allow family supplementation.

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

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    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 Carpinteria

    Carpinteria 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 Carpinteria, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Carpinteria

    Carpinteria-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Carpinteria

    • Review of GranVida Senior Living

      We have chosen Granvida Senior Living and Memory Care. We're moving my loved one there tomorrow. It's a very nice place with a very homey feeling. It's brand new, so it is very nice and clean. What... Read more

      Loren F
    • Review of GranVida Senior Living

      Granvida Senior Living was excellent, beautifully-decorated, and extremely clean. The residents seemed to be happy and engaged. It was really fabulous. I would love to have my mother there. There's... Read more


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