Elk Grove is a welcoming city in age-friendly Sacramento County, with about 175,000 residents, more than 12% of whom are aged 65 and over. The city offers a relatively affordable cost of living, low crime rates and a comfortable climate year-round, making it a great option for retirement.
Older adults who are largely independent but need help with some daily living activities may find the care they need in assisted living. These residential facilities promote seniors’ safety and comfort through features and amenities such as daily meals, numerous apartment options and personalized care services. Facilities also offer regular housekeeping and linen services to support a low-maintenance lifestyle, and many accommodate small pets. Monthly rates vary, but on average, seniors in Elk Grove pay $5,225 for care. This is high compared to the national monthly rate but consistent with averages across surveyed cities in California.
This guide provides more information on assisted living in Elk Grove, including the benefits and drawbacks of obtaining care in this city and how local facilities are licensed and monitored. It also gives an overview of COVID-19 guidelines and some of the local nonprofit agencies and programs that serve seniors.