Assisted Living in Carson

104 Communities

Carson Senior Assisted Living

345 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA
$$$$
22 reviews
Carson Assisted Living in Carson City, California, is conveniently located near the Del Amo Shopping Mall, the Redondo Pier and two hospitals. High praise is routinely given to the facility's dedicated, helpful staff and regularly scheduled activities such as luaus, barbecues, exercise classes and group outings. Residents also appreciate the option of bringing their own furniture. Family members of those on the memory care side of the facility find peace of mind in the knowle... (read more)
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Harmony Home Care

1318 215th Street,, Carson, CA
$$$$
2 reviews
Harmony Home Care in Carson, California, is an assisted living facility that offers seniors a comfortable, intimate assisted living environment. The facility features easy access to scenic Dolphin Park and is conveniently located near two major highways. Residents and loved ones appreciate the personalized attention that is provided by the 24-hour staff. Special safeguards are in place to ensure the safety of residents with Alzheimer's, and caregivers are trained in how to ap... (read more)
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South Bay Residential Home

430 W 214th Street, Carson, Carson, CA
$$$$
0 reviews
South Bay Residential Home in Carson, CA provides Assisted Living services. The staff at South Bay Residential Home provide personalized services designed to meet the needs of every patient. The dedicated health professionals offer the assistance you need while respecting your independence.
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Amazing Paradise Home Care

312 West 229Th Street, Carson, CA
$$$$
1 review
Amazing Paradise Home Care is located in residential Carson, California. The neighborhood features wide, accessible sidewalks and is minutes away from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, multiple shopping centers and malls in nearby Torrance, and community green spaces such as Veterans Park and Carson Park. Sunny Redondo Beach Pier is only seven miles to the west. This assisted living facility is home to up to six residents at a time, and guests like that attentive, personalized care... (read more)
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A Sunnyday Guest Home

411 W. 226Th Street, Carson, CA
$$$$
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Stevens Adult Homes

1857 E Abbottson St, Carson, CA
$$$$
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Vista Del Mar Senior Living

3360 Magnolia Avenue, Long Beach, CA
$$$$
49 reviews
Vista Del Mar Senior Living offers studio and one-bedroom apartments near Long Beach Freeway, along with assisted living and memory care services in Carson, California. Residents and visitors like the facility's pet-friendly policy, the friendly, engaged staff and the attractive courtyard. Also getting high marks are the clean rooms and common spaces, the large recreation room and fitness area. Residents appreciate the convenience of having an on-site beauty salon and barber ... (read more)
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Clearwater at South Bay

3210 W. Sepulveda Blvd., Torrance, CA
$$$$
15 reviews
Diana: "I loved Welbrook South Bay. It has an excellent layout. I loved everything that the place had to offer. The person who gave the tour was very helpful and very knowledgeable. They have dining areas on all floors and they were very nice. They have a nice meal selection. It's a very nice facility."
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Belmont Village Rancho Palos Verdes

5701 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
$$$$
16 reviews
Belmont Village Rancho Palos Verdes is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, just minutes from Vista Del Norte Reserve and Palos Verdes Art Center. Relatives claim the facility is well-lit and clean, with a good location and a hard-working staff. According to visitors, the food is excellent and the chef will accommodate special requests. Guests say residents have access to a variety of activities such as beading and art classes, guest lectures and nightly movies. Reside... (read more)
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Sunrise of Hermosa Beach

1837 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA
$$$$
14 reviews
Sunrise of Hermosa Beach is an assisted living and memory care facility offering studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments to seniors 60 and up, and is located less than a mile from downtown Hermosa Beach, California. Amenities such as a gym, spa, hair salon and garden are available to residents. The staff — including the resident cat and dog — make the environment as inviting and homelike as possible, providing companionship, laundry services, housekeeping and medication manag... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 104 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Carson is $2,766 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Carson

Carson is located in Los Angeles County in close proximity to the Los Angeles International Airport. Seniors interested in finding assisted living communities in this area will find six located in Carson and 52 in surrounding areas such as of Torrance Harbour City, Redondo Beach and Long Beach. In Carson, as well as throughout the state of California, facilities providing assisted living services to the elderly are known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs). They are licensed and regulated to ensure strict safety and care standards. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Carson

  • Carson's climate is much warmer in the wintertime than many other cities in the U.S. in January, Carson sees an average temperature of 47.9 degrees while the U.S. average is only 22.6 degrees. Summer months see a more comfortable average of about 79 degrees, while many the national average is slightly warmer at 86.1 degrees. Seniors who are sensitive to extreme heat and cold will find the weather in Carson to be very comfortable.

  • The Carson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, in case of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • The state of California is senior-friendly when it comes to income tax. Taxes aren't deducted from social security income, meaning seniors have more available funds to help pay for the cost of assisted living.

  • Carson Circuit provides safe bus routes throughout the city, as well as dial-a-ride services. Senior citizens ride public bus routes for free.

  • When compared with the rest of California and the U.S. national average, Carson has a high rate of violent crimes. In Carson, 5.56 violent crimes are reported yearly for every 1,000 residents, while in the state of California only 4.45 are reported. Both of these numbers are above the national average of 4 reported violent crimes for every 1,000 residents. Vulnerable seniors may prefer to consider a safer location.

  • Although Carson's overall cost of living is 42.4 percent higher than the U.S. average, seniors in the city will save on health care expenses, which are 7 percent lower than the U.S. average cost.


Paying for Assisted Living in Carson

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$4,000.00 US
$3,140.00 Long Beach
$3,103.00 Torrance
$2,866.00 Harbor City
$2,766.00 Carson

Assisted Living costs in Carson start around $2,766 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 Carson 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 Carson

Eligible seniors in California can receive assistance paying for the cost of services in residential care facilities under the Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver. If they require further assistance with the cost of room and aboard, an optional supplement (OSS) to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is available and can be applied for as well. Seniors receiving Medicaid may not be charged room and board fees that exceed their combined OSS and SSI less a personal needs allowance of $131 monthly.

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 Carson

Carson 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 Carson

Carson-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.