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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Foster City, CA for 2024

There are 69 Assisted Living Facilities in the Foster City area, with 6 in Foster City and 63 nearby.

The average cost of assisted living in Foster City is $4,933 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,895. Cheaper rated regions include San Carlos with an average starting cost of 3,800.

To help you with your search, browse the 1779 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Foster City. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Foster City 4.64 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include San Bruno with an average rating of 4.66 out of 5 stars.

Caring.com has helped 11 families in Foster City find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Foster City, call (855) 948-3865.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Foster City

Foster City is a man-made island in San Mateo County where seniors can find low crime, beautiful scenery and quality medical care. The city is home to a thriving senior population, with adults 65 years of age or older making up more than 5,000 of the city's over 30,000 residents

Seniors who are considering assisted living in Foster City have a wide range of facilities from which to choose, with six in the city and 59 in neighboring communities such as San Carlos, Belmont and Redwood City. Assisted living facilities in Foster City are called Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) and are overseen by the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Foster City

  • Relative to the rest of the country, seniors in Foster City can expect to pay considerably more for goods and services. The community's cost of living is 189.3 percent more than the state average and 258.3 percent more than the national average.
  • Foster City has an overall rate of 12 crimes per 1,000 residents, making it safer for seniors than 59 percent of American cities.
  • When it comes to excursions from assisted living facilities, the Foster City area offers seniors endless possibilities. The area boasts plentiful parksshopping centers and beautiful beaches. History buffs may also enjoy exploring the nearby Hiller Aviation Museum.
  • The Foster City area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Foster City Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Foster City has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Wing, which provides social services to older adults and also houses Foster City's senior center.
  • Foster City's public transportation network of bus, shuttle and train providers enables seniors to move freely around the city and beyond. 

Paying for Assisted Living in Foster City

Assisted Living costs in Foster City start around $4,733 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 Foster 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.

Cities in California

Millbrae

$6,087

Belmont

$5,592

Burlingame

$5,514

San Mateo

$5,351

Redwood City

$5,350

Foster City

$4,733

US

$4,000

San Carlos

$3,800

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Foster City

Medi-Cal, California’s state Medicaid program, provides eligible seniors with an Assisted Living Waiver Program to cover assisted living services in San Mateo County. Assistance is also available to those who qualify for California’s Optional State Supplement to Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

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

Financial Assistance in California

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 Foster City

Foster 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 Foster City, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Foster City

Foster 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.

Laws and Regulations in California

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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ReviewerRD#0922x

I visited this facility

Review of Atria at Foster Square

I toured Atria at Foster Square. It's a very nice facility in a really strange location, so we will not be going there. There's no place to park, there's a fire station next door, and there are no...

Provider response

Hello, Thank you for visiting with us and sharing this feedback. We take pride in being a vibrant, active place for our residents to call home.

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Bill

I am/was a resident of this facility

Review of Atria at Foster Square

I like living here because of the friendliness of the people and I also like being around people that are willing to help those in needs. Some may have parkinsons or just need reassurance or help...

Provider response

Hi Bill, We couldn't agree more, our staff are exceptional people.

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Dave

I am/was a resident of this facility

Review of Atria at Foster Square

The timliness of everything is on time, meals, lounge, - the chef is a steal! He is wonderful and listens to suggestions - if the chef wasnt good we'd all be out of here and we love our chef. I...

Provider response

Hi Dave, Thanks for sharing your experience! Our chef and everyone on our staff takes pride in delivering quality service each and every day.

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