110 Assisted Living Facilities near Culver City, CA
With an average cost of $3,497 in Culver City, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Culver City, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Culver City
Culver City is a densely packed residential community located in the Marina District between Inglewood and Santa Monica in Los Angeles County. Just over 39,000 people live in Culver City, and almost 16 percent of the residents here are seniors age 65 and over. The area in and around Culver City is home to 110 assisted living facilities, where seniors who wish to live independently can get help performing their normal activities of daily living (ADLs).
Culver City's assisted living communities, like similar sites throughout the state, are licensed through the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Culver City
- Culver City's weather is marked by warm summers and mild winters. Summer highs here average 79 degrees, and winters average 47. Because of its location inland from the coast in Southern California, Culver City gets just 14 inches of rain in a typical year. Dry summer air can raise dust and smog over the valley where Culver City is located, causing difficulty for some seniors with COPD.
- The cost of living in Culver City is 67 percent above the national average, making it just slightly less expensive than the rest of the state of California, which is 69 percent more expensive than the national average. Healthcare is relatively affordable in Culver City, where costs are just 85 percent the national average.
- Culver City's crime rate is significantly higher than most of the rest of the country. In both property crime and violent crime categories, Culver City is roughly 30 percent higher than the national average.
- Culver City Bus operates several routes between the center of Culver City and the edges of surrounding communities, such as Santa Monica. This system offers discounts for senior riders, as well as multiple connection points with the Los Angeles Metro system for riders who need to travel elsewhere in the Los Angeles area.
- The Culver City area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Kindred Hospital Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Culver City 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 Culver City
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Culver City start around $3,497 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 Culver City 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 Culver City
Residents of Culver City, like the rest of Los Angeles County, may be eligible for the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver. This program helps some Medicaid recipients manage the cost of assisted 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 Culver City
Culver City 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 Culver City, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Culver City
Culver City-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 Culver City
Review of Studio Royale Assisted Living
I toured Studio Royale Assisted Living. For assisted living, it's a good price. It looks closer to a hospital, or nursing home. It was okay, but not really like your home. The help is okay, but I d... Read more
Review of Terraza Court
We went to tour Terraza Court, and we liked it. The problem was that Social Security has taken so long. I spoke to the gentleman at Terraza Court. He actually recently called me back. I spoke to hi... Read more
Review of Terraza Court
I visited Terraza Court yesterday. I was very impressed with it, it went very well, and they did a very good job. The apartments were very nice and neat. I thought it was very sociable and nice. I ... Read more