180 Assisted Living Facilities near Cypress, CA
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There are 180 Assisted Living Facilities in the Cypress area, with 6 in Cypress and 174 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Cypress is $3,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Stanton with an average starting cost of $2,700.
To help you with your search, browse the 460 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Cypress. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Cypress 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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6 Assisted Living Facilities in Cypress, CA
174 Assisted Living Facilities near Cypress, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cypress
Located in Northern Orange County in Southern, California, the city of Cypress has a population of 48,978 and a median age of 41.9. Assisted living facilities in Cypress are called residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs) and are regulated by the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. By definition, at least three-quarters of their residents must be 60 years of age or older. RCFEs are required to inform seniors about which basic and optional services (if any) they provide. Basic services include assistance with self-administered medications, meals and daily activities such as bathing and grooming. Seniors considering assisted living in Cypress have a wide range of facilities to choose from, with six in the city and 57 in neighboring communities such as Stanton, Buena Park and Cerritos.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cypress
- With a summer high of 79 degrees Fahrenheit and a winter low of just 47.1 degrees Fahrenheit, the city’s pleasant Southern California climate allows seniors to enjoy walks and outings throughout the year.
- Assisted living facilities in Cypress can offer their residents a variety of activities, including excursions to local parks, restaurants and big box stores.
- The overall cost of living in Cypress is 77.4 percent higher than the national average. Groceries cost 6.3 percent more in Cypress than the U.S. average, while health care is 8 percent more expensive.
- The city of Cypress offers several public transportation options for senior citizens through its senior center.
- The crime rate in Cypress is 43 percent lower than the rest of California, ensuring peace of mind for its residents.
- Air pollution is a potential drawback to consider, especially for seniors with respiratory issues. According to the American Lung Association, Orange County has some of the poorest air quality indicators in the nation.
Paying for Assisted Living in Cypress
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Cypress start around $3,500 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 Cypress 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 Cypress
One of the greatest barriers for many seniors thinking about transitioning to assisted living is the cost. Fortunately, California’s state Medicaid program, Medi-Cal, offers an Assisted Living Waiver Program (ALWP) to assist eligible seniors with the costs of assisted living facilities in Orange County. Help is also available to those who qualify through California’s Optional State Supplement (OSS) to Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
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 Cypress
Cypress 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 Cypress, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cypress
Cypress-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 Cypress
Review of Kamstra Care Home
We've placed our Uncle there, and he really love the place, he's happy with it. Its a very small place around 8 people, they took very good care of him and he gets a lot of personal attention and... Read more