The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Compton, CA for 2023
There are 102 Assisted Living Facilities in the Compton area, with 2 in Compton and 100 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 296 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Compton. Better rated regions include Lynwood with an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Compton, California
Lakewood Park Manor
12045 Lakewood Boulevard, Downey, CA, 90242
"Lakewood Park Manor provides a healthy environment, excellent food, comfy amenities and activities for all residents. It is a safe place to call your new home. I have wanted to post this 5-star review on behalf of my mother. She highly recommends ..."READ MORE
Palmcrest Grand Residence
3503 Cedar Ave., Long Beach, CA, 90807
"My father is set to move into Palmcrest Grand Residence. The staff was very helpful and very attentive. The place was very clean, and it seemed like a nice facility. I'm excited for him to be moving in there. They had an activities director and a ..."READ MORE
Carson Senior Assisted Living
345 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA, 90745
"The reason I chose Carson Senior Assisted Living for my brother is that it's less than 6 or 7 minutes away from me. In addition to that, the lady that interviewed me was very personable and she gave me a lot of info that I didn't get at other ones..."READ MORE
Ivy Park at Cerritos
11000 New Falcon Way, Cerritos, CA, 90703
"My father hates it there, but my family and I are fine with it. The staff is very attentive and everyone has been wonderful. My father isn't the easiest person to deal with but they've been very patient with him. The environment is lovely, the pla..."READ MORE
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Clearwater at South Bay
3210 W. Sepulveda Blvd., Torrance, CA, 90503
"I toured Clearwater at South Bay. It had more of a community and family feel. I saw the whole thing. I even had a meal there, and it was good. The staff there were friendly and open. I didn't feel like they were rehearsed. The rooms were spacious ..."READ MORE
Glen Park at Long Beach
1046 E 4th Street, Long Beach, CA, 90802
"My dad has been in Glen Park at Long Beach for four weeks now. The overall experience has been great. The staff is very helpful. The room is very clean. The facility is very clean. The food is good. The dining area is very inviting and clean. Acti..."READ MORE
South Bay Senior Living
22711 South Vermont Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90502
"South Bay Senior Living is nice. I like it. For those who can afford it, they should go there. They don't accept insurance, so that's the thing. I'm on Medicare and I apply for Medi-Cal, but they don't accept them because it's private pay. The din..."READ MORE
Regency Palms Long Beach
117 E. 8th Street, Long Beach, CA, 90813
"My relatives moved here. It is very nice and very new. It's a historical building, but it's been renovated. They have different sizes and layouts for the rooms. On our first visit they actually had an event. It was in a tent out in the parking lot..."READ MORE
Anza Home Care
19917 Anza Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90503
"Anza Home Care is a residence. They can only take 6 people. My mother made the transition pretty well. She's very happy there. She likes the caregivers. It's relatively close to me, so I'm glad about that. It's very clean. It was one of the few pl..."READ MORE
Santa Fe Home Care III
23223 Pryor Place, Harbor City, CA, 90710
"The caregivers here is very kind and really showed the tender and loving care towards the patients here. The entire house is basically clean, good neighborhood and conducive environment to stay. EXCELLENT "READ MORE
Pepper Tree Assisted Living
2353 251st Street, Lomita, CA, 90717
"I took a tour of the Facility and the rooms are clean and spacious, the staff is very warm and socially engaging with residents. They have home cooked prepared meals for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and all residents are attended to and interact wi..."READ MORE
Bay Towers at Bixby Knolls
3737 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA, 90807
"I like it here very much. The food is good, and the dining room is really pleasant to eat in. The big lobby area entrance is such a nice feel when you walk in. All the residents are happy; everybody knows each other. There are 160 residents. There..."READ MORE
Woodruff Care Home
16409 Woodruff Avenue, Bellflower, CA, 90706
"Woodruff Care Home looked clean. They were probably better staffed than the other one we visited. Our problem wasn't the facility, but the distance that would be involved with me being there. We decided that it was a little too far away, even thou..."READ MORE
Downey Retirement Center
11500 Dolan Avenue, Downey, CA, 90241
"We have found Downey Retirement Center. I haven't put my father in there yet, but it's a nice place, and the people are very professional. It's clean, and it's close by. It looks like they take care of the residents. The staff who accommodated me ..."READ MORE
2513 West 168th Street, Torrance, CA, 90504
"Evergreen Haven was situated in a nice community. It was a nice, well-kept, private home with an attendant who took care of the residents. It seemed like you can get plenty of help there. The house was very neat and comfortable with a cheerful set..."READ MORE
Rise N' Shine Villa
3351 McNab Ave., Long Beach, CA, 90808
"My mother was at Rise N' Shine Villa. I liked it because it was small, not so much like a hospital. It was a converted home, so it was very comfortable. A family friend had been there previously so we were familiar with it. They were very friendly..."READ MORE
Simla Villas Bellflower
16623 Ardmore Avenue, Bellflower, CA, 90706
"I thought this place was great. Clean, smelled good, the staff was very helpful. Its a great social environment for my mom. i like that its a 15 bed so its not so small but not too big either. The staff was very nice, whenever i asked for somethin..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Compton
Compton is one of Los Angeles' oldest towns, and today it's a highly urbanized community near the heart of the downtown area. Over 97,600 people live in Compton, just 8.7 percent of whom are seniors age 65 and over. The area in and around Compton's city limits holds at least 106 licensed assisted living facilities for independent seniors. These facilities, like other residential care communities in the state, are licensed and regulated through the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division, which inspects and reports on conditions for the public.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Compton
- The weather in Compton is warm all year, with some very hot days in August and September. Summer high temperatures in Compton average 78 degrees, while winter lows average 51. This part of Los Angeles records just over 18.6 inches of rain a year on average, though frequent droughts can drop that figure significantly. Seniors with asthma may wish to stay indoors on bad air quality days, caused by thick smog over the city center.
- The cost of living in Compton is high by national standards, but relatively low for a California city. Across all cost categories, expenses in Compton are 49 percent above the equivalent national rates. This is less than California's 69 percent higher-than-national cost of living. Healthcare is relatively affordable in town. Seniors in Compton pay an average of just 85 percent of the national median cost for medical services.
Crime rates in Compton are very high. In all categories, Compton records higher crime rates than typical cities its size nationwide, though violent crime is not much higher than the national average. High rates of property crime have left Compton with an overall crime rate two-thirds above national figures.
- Public transportation in Compton is provided by the bus and rail lines of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro). Metro offers discount fares for seniors and riders with disabilities, as well as same-day service on dial-a-ride and assisted van service.
- The Compton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Centinela Hospital Medical Center and Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Los Angeles County is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
Paying for Assisted Living in Compton
Assisted Living costs in Compton start around $0 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 Compton 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.
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Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Compton
The Assisted Living Waiver helps seniors who are in need of a nursing home level of care afford assisted living in one of 15 participating counties, including Los Angeles County where Compton is located.
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 Compton
Compton 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 Compton, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Compton
Compton-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.