The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Fountain Valley, CA for 2023
There are 206 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fountain Valley area, with 19 in Fountain Valley and 187 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Fountain Valley is $4,010 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Westminster with an average starting cost of $3,260.
To help you with your search, browse the 598 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fountain Valley. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fountain Valley 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Costa Mesa with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Fountain Valley find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Fountain Valley, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Fountain Valley, CA
Carmel Village Retirement Community
Ivy Cottages I
Assured Horizons FV 3
Assured Horizons FV 4
Assured Horizons FV 5
Villa Flora Care Home I
Ivy Cottages II
Assured Horizons FV 7
Leah's Loving Elderly Care
Park View Estates Assisted Living & M...
Golden Coast Senior Living #5
Good Hands Senior Care - Fountain Valley
Sterling Senior Living 2
Los Tiempos Senior Living #2
Los Tiempos Senior Living #3
Loving Care Senior Home
Ivy Cottages III
Brookdale Garden Grove
Sunrise of Seal Beach
Arbor Palms of Anaheim
Atria Golden Creek
The Groves at Tustin
Sunrise of Huntington Beach
Atria Newport Beach
Oakmont of Orange
Brookdale Valley View
Oakmont of Huntington Beach
Westminster Terrace Senior Living
Westmont of Cypress
Woodbridge Terrace of Irvine
Crown Cove Senior Living
Pacifica Senior Living South Coast
Sunrise at Tustin
Golden Life Manor
Advanced Care For Elderly
Meadowlark Gardens I
Beachside Guest Home II
Genesis Senior Living I
Hollybrook Senior Living of Orange
Atria Newport Plaza
New Horizon Senior Living
Mary's Assisted Home Living
Sea Cliff Assisted Living
Meadowlark Gardens VII
Newport Garden Villa
Integrity Guest Home
Heyday Senior Living - Costa Mesa
Whispering Oaks - Waverly
Citrus Hills Assisted Living
Clearwater at North Tustin
Cielo Vista Senior Living
Cameo - Mariners
Meadowlark Gardens II
Meadowlark Gardens IV
Meadowlark Gardens III
Cameo at Lighthouse Lane
Cameo at Eastside
Whispering Oaks - Ranchgrove
Star Dust Home
Lorraine Guest Home
DDM II Assisted Living
Meadowlark Gardens VIII
Carnelian Villas Home Care
Huntington Beach Guest Home II
South Home Care
Diamond Senior Care
Helen's Guest Home
Huntington Beach Guest Home I
Arvilinh Home Care
Town & Country Manor
Vivante Newport Center
Merrill Gardens at Huntington Beach
Katella Senior Living Community
ELD Assisted Living
Kamstra Care Home
Angel Comfort Care 1
Royal Home Care II
Good Hands Senior Care - Garden Grove
Newport Heights Manor
Espiritu Guest Home Iv
Lotus Senior Care, Huntington Beach
Colorado Residential Care Inc.
Queen Mary Guest Home
MJ Home Care
Newport Terrace Senior Living
Silver Coast Living
Columns Care Home
3K Home Care - CLOSED
Anaheim Crown Plaza
Flamingo Care Home
Mt. Carmel Guest Home
Mainplace Senior Living
St. Francis Home
Eclc Wakeforest Villa Inc
Ashling's Residential Villa
John Villa's Homecare 2
Paradise For The Elderly
Diamond Manor II
Garden Grove Post Acute
Pacifica Royale Assisted Living Commu...
Cross Creek Cottage
Gold Crest Retirement Center
Maureen Guest Home #2
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fountain Valley
Fountain Valley, named for its abundance of natural wells, is a city in the heart of Orange County that's home to more than 10,000 residents aged 65 and over. In order to improve the quality of life for this population, the city has 25 assisted living facilities within its limits with another 187 facilities located nearby. Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, which is the official designation for these locations in Fountain Valley and the rest of California, are licensed and regulated by the Department of Social Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fountain Valley
- Seniors who enjoy going outside will love Fountain Valley's beautiful, sunny weather. The city gets an average of 276 days of sunshine per year, well above the national average of 205 days. It also has a comfort index rating of 84 out of 100.
- Orange County, where Fountain Valley is located, gets a grade of F for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association. Since excessive ozone can cause various health problems, seniors in the area should check daily ozone levels before going outside.
- Fountain Valley may not be an affordable place for many seniors searching for assisting living arrangements. The city's cost of living is 103.1 percent higher than the national average of 100.
- California is not considered a tax-friendly state for seniors. While income from social security is exempt from state income tax, all other retirement income is fully taxed. This may make it harder for seniors in Fountain Valley to find affordable assisted living.
- Fountain Valley has an array of community resources for seniors, including The Center at Founder's Village, an organization that promotes the health and wellness of local seniors as well as two senior centers.
- The Fountain Valley area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Orange Coast Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fountain Valley
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Fountain Valley start around $4,010 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 Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley
Seniors in Fountain Valley are residents of Orange County which may make them eligible for California's Assisted Living Waiver (ALW). This waiver provides financial assistance for costs beyond room and board at assisted living communities. Eligibility for this Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver is based on income, age, and care requirements as determined by Medi-Cal.
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 Fountain Valley
Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fountain Valley
Fountain Valley-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 Fountain Valley
Review of Park View Estates Assisted Living & Memory Care
My parents moved into Park View Estates in Fountain Valley. It's incredible. It's beautiful. There are two courtyards, so there are lots of outdoor space for them to enjoy. The apartments are nice,... Read more
Review of Carmel Village Retirement Community
Carmel Village Retirement Community was the only one that we ended up touring because it was the only one that was a medical model. We were very impressed with the amenities, with what they offer a... Read more
Review of Carmel Village Retirement Community
I went to Carmel Village Retirement Community. The staff during the tour made me wait in the lobby for 30 minutes before my tour. When we met, he acted like he could care less that I was there and ... Read more
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