77 Assisted Living Facilities near Covina, CA
There are 77 Assisted Living Facilities in the Covina area, with 8 in Covina and 69 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Covina is $2,295 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include West Covina with an average starting cost of $1,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 174 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Covina. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Covina 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include West Covina with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Covina, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Covina
Covina is a suburb in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles, California. Once a sea of orange and grapefruit vineyards, the former "home of the greatest oranges in the world" is now a modest bedroom community. The city itself has played host to a number of on-location shoots for movies and TV. Covina's population is 48,000, 14.6 percent of whom are seniors over 65. To care for these seniors as they age, Covina boasts 43 different assisted living communities.
The State of California regulates assisted living facilities through the Department of Social Services. Residential care facilities for the elderly and continuing care retirement communities receive evaluations and inspections through the Senior Care Licensing Program.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Covina
- The weather in Covina is characterized by hot summers and mild winters. July high temperatures average around 93 degrees Fahrenheit and January lows average a temperate 45 degrees. The city is far enough inland that Pacific breezes do not provide cooling relief; seniors who are sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable in the summer.
- Violent crime rates in Covina are about a quarter lower than the national average, while property crimes are higher. Seniors are still advised to use caution, especially when venturing into Los Angeles proper.
- The cost of living in Covina is 173.5, compared against a baseline of 100 for the U.S. Seniors will notice that grocery and health care costs are close to the national average. Housing, however, is nearly three times the average in the country, which may affect assisted living costs.
- Covina residents 60 and over, as well as those with a qualifying disability, are eligible for reduced rates from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). These bus and light rail lines serve the entire Los Angeles metro area. The city of Covina also provides door-to-door transport around the city for seniors and the disabled.
- Covina, as a suburb of Los Angeles, 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.
- The Covina area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Inter-Community Hospital and Kindred Hospital San Gabriel Valley, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Covina
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Covina start around $2,095 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 Covina 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 Covina
Seniors in Covina, as in all of California, may be eligible for the Assisted Living Waiver which is a Home and Community-Based Services program. It's open to all seniors who qualify in the State of California and was created by legislation that directed the California Department of Health Care Services to help accommodate those who need financial assistance with senior living.
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 Covina
Covina 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 Covina, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Covina
Covina-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Covina
Review of Atria Covina
I noticed that Atria Covina had medical support; nurses and doctors that would both come to the facilities. I think it is pleasing to many people that they had an in-house salon for hair care and o... Read more
Review of Atria Covina
We had a tour of Atria Covina. It's a very nice facility, very clean, and well-organized. They had buses available to bus people around. They did provide us with a box of pastries on our way out ac... Read more
Review of St Elizabeth'S Home For The Elderly Ii
My brother passed away on July 5, 2020. This facility does not work with the family at all, especially during a pandemic. My brother had paid for the next month but unfortunately passed away prio... Read more