With 129,295 residents, Concord is the most populous city in Contra Costa County and one of the top commercial centers in the thriving East Bay area. The city is home to nearly 20,000 seniors who represent about 15% of the population. Residents enjoy scenic surroundings, including hiking trails that wind around Mt. Diablo, and seniors have easy access to San Francisco via public transportation, including BART rail lines. The community offers a wealth of shopping and dining opportunities as well as unique events such as the Concord Jazz Festival, which has entertained residents and visitors for more than 50 years.

Concord is home to a large number of assisted living facilities that cater to seniors who need help with daily tasks, such as cooking, dressing and bathing. These facilities also offer recreational activities and skilled services, such as physical therapy. According to Genworth Financial’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, the average rate for these services is $6,100 per month in Concord, which is higher than the state and U.S. medians.

This guide features information about the Concord area, local assisted living facilities and average prices. It also includes a list of free resources that can help with long-term care planning.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Concord, CA

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Oakmont of Montecito

4756 Clayton Road, Concord, CA, 94521

Montecito is a senior assisted living, independent living, and memory care facility located on a lush campus in Montecito, California, close to shopping, fine dining and entertainment. Residents and l … (read more)
Montecito is a senior assisted living, independent living, and memory care facility located on a lush campus in Montecito, California, close to shopping, fine dining and entertainment. Residents and l … (read more)

Oakmont of Concord

1401 Civic Court, Concord, CA, 94520

My mom moved to Oakmont of Concord and so far, it’s been a very good experience. We had her in a place before, so we have something to compare it to and they’re extremely helpful. The place is in very … (read more)
My mom moved to Oakmont of Concord and so far, it’s been a very good experience. We had her in a place before, so we have something to compare it to and they’re extremely helpful. The place is in very … (read more)

QCare Residential Care Facility I

3662 Lissome Way, Concord, CA, 94518

Very clean facility and to their residents too , food is really great , they customized according to residents needs . Very organize when it comes to paper documentations
Very clean facility and to their residents too , food is really great , they customized according to residents needs . Very organize when it comes to paper documentations

Amazing Home Care II

5017 Saint Garrett Court, Concord, CA, 94521

Amazing Home Care II is an assisted living facility located in Concord, California, only a few miles from Newhall Community Park. Visitors say this assisted living community has the look and feel of a … (read more)
Amazing Home Care II is an assisted living facility located in Concord, California, only a few miles from Newhall Community Park. Visitors say this assisted living community has the look and feel of a … (read more)

TreVista-Concord

1081 Mohr Ln, Concord, CA, 94518

I visited TreVista-Concord. The location and the room, everything was so good. I was looking somewhere around close to maybe $2,500, that was my maximum budget, but the staff said since I was looking … (read more)
I visited TreVista-Concord. The location and the room, everything was so good. I was looking somewhere around close to maybe $2,500, that was my maximum budget, but the staff said since I was looking … (read more)

QCare Residential Care Facility II

4363 Fairwood Drive, Concord, CA, 94521

QCare Residential Care Facility II was spacious, clean, and updated. I liked it. I would not have a problem at all putting my grandmother or my mother there. The location was good, too. The staff was … (read more)
QCare Residential Care Facility II was spacious, clean, and updated. I liked it. I would not have a problem at all putting my grandmother or my mother there. The location was good, too. The staff was … (read more)

Welcome Home Senior Residence – Concord II

807 Waever Lane , Concord, CA, 94518

Welcome Home Senior Residence- Concord II is located in the southern region of Concord, California in a residential neighborhood just north of Walnut Creek Medical Center. The facility houses up to si … (read more)
Welcome Home Senior Residence- Concord II is located in the southern region of Concord, California in a residential neighborhood just north of Walnut Creek Medical Center. The facility houses up to si … (read more)


QCare Residential Care Facility III

4369 Fairwood Drive, Concord, CA, 94521


La Orinda Care Home

2180 La Orinda Place, Concord, CA, 94518


Ariane’s Residential Care Home

3742 Barrington Drive, Concord, CA, 94518


Abraham Care Home – Nathalee

5132 Nathalee Drive, Concord, CA, 94521


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Agape Assisted Living

1841 Andrea Lane, Concord, CA, 94519

Agape Assisted Living is located in a residential section of Concord, California, and houses up to six residents in private rooms with private or semi-private baths. Its convenient location offers eas … (read more)
Agape Assisted Living is located in a residential section of Concord, California, and houses up to six residents in private rooms with private or semi-private baths. Its convenient location offers eas … (read more)

Concord Royale

4230 Clayton Road, Concord, CA, 94521

Concord Royale, an assisted living facility in Concord, California, is surrounded by parks and shopping centers. Visitors praise the facility’s clean and roomy accommodations, which have high ceilings … (read more)
Concord Royale, an assisted living facility in Concord, California, is surrounded by parks and shopping centers. Visitors praise the facility’s clean and roomy accommodations, which have high ceilings … (read more)

Reyes Guest Home Inc

810 Navaronne Way, Concord, CA, 94518

Reyes Guest Home, Inc., is located in a residential neighborhood southeast of downtown Concord, California, near the intersection of Treat Boulevard and Navarone Way. The Lime Ridge Open Space with th … (read more)
Reyes Guest Home, Inc., is located in a residential neighborhood southeast of downtown Concord, California, near the intersection of Treat Boulevard and Navarone Way. The Lime Ridge Open Space with th … (read more)

The Good Life – CLOSED

158 Leonard Drive, Concord, CA, 94518

The Good Life is an assisted living facility offering dementia care in Concord, California, situated near the Contra Costa Canal and minutes away from Concord Community Park. Visitors emphasize the ho … (read more)
The Good Life is an assisted living facility offering dementia care in Concord, California, situated near the Contra Costa Canal and minutes away from Concord Community Park. Visitors emphasize the ho … (read more)

Abel Care Home I

899 Pla Vada Court, Concord, CA, 94518


Abel Care Home II

891 Pla Vada Court, Concord, CA, 94518


Abel Care Home III

881 Pla Vada Court, Concord, CA, 94518


Emerald Care Home II

1171 Kaski Lane, Concord, CA, 94518


What to Consider About Assisted Living in Concord

Residential care facilities and continuing care retirement communities in Concord must meet licensing requirements enforced by the California Department of Social Services, Senior Care Licensing Program. This agency operates 13 regional offices that process license applications and conduct safety inspections.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Concord

  • Concord’s idyllic climate appeals to seniors and residents of all ages. The area has a BestPlaces comfort index of 8.5 out of 10. Winters are mild, summer highs are in the upper 80s, and the community receives 58 more days of sunshine than the typical U.S. city.
  • The Concord Commission on Aging provides affordable door-to-door transportation to area seniors through a program called Go Go Concord. Seniors aged 65 and older are eligible for half-price subscriptions. Paratransit services are also available through County Connection LINK.
  • Concord residents have average health care access. The area has a moderate number of physicians, and the John Muir Health-Concord Medical Center receives excellent ratings in six adult specialists and 13 procedures.
  • Crime rates in Concord are variable. While there are a few violent crimes, property offenses, such as burglary and car theft, are higher than average. In 2019, 414 crimes were reported per 100,000 residents, which is slightly higher than the national average of 379.
  • The cost of living in Concord is 58.5% higher than the national average, and it’s slightly higher than the state median. Seniors in the area should consider the cost of long-term care and essentials when developing a budget.
  • Concord has received numerous best-of awards for its health, senior-friendly amenities, rising income levels and abundant options for art, culture, music, sports and entertainment. The area received a B grade from Niche based on its diversity and ample outdoor activities.

Paying for Assisted Living in Concord

The median cost of assisted living In Concord is $6,100 per month, which is well above the state and national average.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Seniors in Concord can expect to pay $6,100 per month for assisted living, which is $1,100 higher than the statewide median and $1,800 higher than the U.S. average. Rates are $150 higher in Napa. However, prices are significantly more affordable outside the Bay Area. Seniors in Vallejo save $1,600 per month with average rates of $4,500. Prices in Modesto are $2,100 lower than the local average, and seniors in Stockton pay just $3,500 per month, a 43% savings compared to Concord.

$6100

Concord

$5000

California

$4300

The United States

$4000

Modesto

$3500

Stockton

$4500

Vallejo

$6250

Napa

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Long-term care in Concord costs more than in other areas of California and the nation as a whole. This may be due to the area’s high cost of living. Rates start at $1,950 for adult day health care and rise to $12,471 for a semiprivate nursing home room. Private rooms average $15,208 per month. In-home care is comparable to assisted living, at an average of $6,101 per month, although the latter includes room and board plus care.

$6101

Homemaker Services

$6101

Home Health Aide

$1950

Adult Day Health Care

$6100

Assisted Living Facility

$12471

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$15208

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Data for Concord was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Concord

Low-income seniors in Concord may qualify for financial aid to help pay for assisted living. There are two programs available that provide funding for eligible seniors, including Medi-Cal, which offers an Assisted Living Waiver program, and Supplemental Security Income – Category G.

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Concord

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 Concord

Navigating long-term care decisions can be challenging for seniors and their families. To learn more about resources and supportive services available in the Concord area, contact the following agencies for free assistance.

ResourceContactService
Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging(800) 510-2020The Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging directs local seniors, disabled adults and family caregivers to resources in the community. It provides information about nutritional and financial programs, fall prevention courses, healthy aging, transportation and long-term care options. Informational services are free to area residents, but some programs may have income or physical needs requirements.
Empowered Aging(925) 685-2070Formerly known as Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, this nonprofit serves more than 480,000 seniors across three counties. In addition to handling complaints against long-term care providers, its ombudsmen educate seniors about their options and help them make informed decisions when assessing their needs and selecting senior living communities. It hosts lunch-and-learn events focused on elder justice and sponsors other programs that encourage older adults to exercise their rights.
Concord Senior Citizens Center(925) 671-3320Operated by the Department of Parks and Recreation and the volunteer-run Concord Senior Club, this recreation center offers a variety of social and instructional activities for area residents aged 50 and older. This 16,000-square-foot facility is located in John F. Baldwin Park. The city sponsors classes, trips and educational workshops, and the senior club organizes games, book clubs and special events, including dinners and birthday parties.
Contra Costa Senior Legal Services(925) 609-7900Contra Costa Senior Legal Services has been serving older adults in Concord and surrounding areas for more than 40 years. Free legal services are available to area residents aged 60 and older who need help with civil matters, such as elder abuse, consumer rights, housing, healthcare access and government benefits. It hosts community-based legal clinics that help with wills and advance directives, and it publishes a number of educational guides that cover long-term care planning and other relevant topics.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Concord

Concord-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Concord