The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Fullerton, CA for 2023
There are 283 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fullerton area, with 20 in Fullerton and 263 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Fullerton is $4,115 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Placentia with an average starting cost of $3,255.
To help you with your search, browse the 862 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fullerton. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fullerton 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Anaheim with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in Fullerton find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Fullerton, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Fullerton, CA
Sunnycrest Senior Living
Sunrise of Fullerton
Oakmont of Fullerton
Arc Facility at Richman
Arc Facility at Camino 2
Fullerton Rosewood Assisted Living
Sunny Ridge Manor Home
Palm Retirement Center
Fullerton Residential Manor
Loving Care Facility for the Elderly
Las Palmas Home Care
Vass Senior Care
Agape Cottage Iv
Amazing Grace & Care
Alternative Senior Care
Rolling Hills Guest Home
Around the Clock
The Meridian at Anaheim Hills
Brookdale Garden Grove
Oakmont of Whittier
Brookdale Uptown Whittier
Brookdale Nohl Ranch
Sunrise of Seal Beach
Brookdale Central Whittier
Arbor Palms of Anaheim
The Groves at Tustin
Carmel Village Retirement Community
Sunrise of Yorba Linda
Ivy Park at Bradford
Sunrise of La Palma
Oakmont of Orange
Oakmont of Capriana
Brookdale Valley View
Westminster Terrace Senior Living
Westmont of Cypress
Ivy Park at Cerritos
Whittier Glen Assisted Living
Sunrise at Tustin
Golden Life Manor
In R Great Hands - Montevideo
Crescendo Senior Living - Assisted Li...
Advanced Care For Elderly
Genesis Senior Living I
The Leaning Pine Home
Hollybrook Senior Living of Orange
Walnut Valley Senior Living Community
Best Elderly Care
New Horizon Senior Living
Ivy Cottages I
Mary's Assisted Home Living
Integrity Guest Home
Loving Arms Residential Care II
Citrus Hills Assisted Living
Rise N' Shine Villa II
Sunshine Retirement Home
Clearwater at North Tustin
Buena Park Guest Home
Cielo Vista Senior Living
Meadowlark Gardens III
Corinthian Villas I
Silver Rain Home Care
Cheerful Heart Home V
Agape Senior Living
Lorraine Guest Home
Meadowlark Gardens VIII
Carnelian Villas Home Care
Monaco Crest Guest Home
Ivy Cottages II
South Home Care
Cassidy's Home Care
Haven for Mom & Dad I
Arvilinh Home Care
Genesis Elderly Care 8
Sunrise of Orange - Now Open!
Town & Country Manor
La Posada Assisted Living & Memory Ca...
Park Regency Retirement Center
Mom & Dad's House
Crescent Care Villas - Lemon Heights
Katella Senior Living Community
ELD Assisted Living
Camelot Residential Home
Arbor Lane Apartment Homes
Kamstra Care Home
Royal Home Care II
Good Hands Senior Care - Garden Grove
Espiritu Guest Home Iv
Jasmines Residential Care For Elderly
Lotus Senior Care, Huntington Beach
Colorado Residential Care Inc.
Nohl Ranch Elderly Care III
Queen Mary Guest Home
MJ Home Care
Haven for Mom & Dad II
Golden Eden 1 - CLOSED
Select Senior Care Anaheim Hills
Grace Blossom Care
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fullerton
Located in Orange County, Fullerton was founded in 1887 by George H. Fullerton who routed the Santa Fe Railroad through the city. Today over 140,000 residents, 12 percent of whom are ages 65 and over, call Fullerton home. The city has a large senior community with 63 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the area, 18 in Fullerton and an additional 45 close by. The licensing and regulation of ALFs, referred to as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs), are controlled by the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) and the Continuing Care Contracts Branch.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fullerton
- Seniors living in Orange County with a respiratory illness may have a hard time dealing with the poor air quality. The American Lung Association gave this area an F ranking for Ozone and a D for its Particle Pollution 24-hour score.
- Fullerton has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Fullerton Community Center, an organization that aims to enhance the quality of life for seniors through enrichment and wellness as well as another senior center in the nearby town of Brea.
- The Fullerton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the St. Jude Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors with a fixed or limited income may have a hard time adjusting in the Fullerton area where the cost of living is 77.2 percent higher than the national average.
- Fullerton boasts a lower-than-average rate of violent crime of 23.3 out of 100, compared to the U. S. average of 31.1. This may make seniors and their visitors feel safe in this community. Property crime is slightly higher than the U.S. average at 39.6 compared to 38.1.
- Seniors in Fullerton enjoy a gentle climate year-round. With a comfort index of 85 out of 100, summer highs of 85 degrees and winter lows of 46 degrees, residents can stay active and take pleasure in the sunshine.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fullerton
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Fullerton start around $4,093 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 Fullerton 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 Fullerton
The state of California has several financial aid programs in place for qualified seniors. Through California's Medicaid plan, Medi-Cal or one of the state's Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers, qualified seniors can get help paying for assisted living costs.
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 Fullerton
Fullerton 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 Fullerton, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fullerton
Fullerton-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.
Other Options in Fullerton, CA
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Fullerton
Review of Loving Care Facility for the Elderly
Loving Care Facility for the Elderly was a private home and there was no private bathroom. It was shared by six or seven in the community. I walked in, the room was dark, and people were sitting th... Read more
Review of Arc Facility at Richman
My visit to Arc Facility at Richman went fine but there was no vacancy there. The living atmosphere was very decent, it was nice. I saw two nursing staff members that were there, there was also a l... Read more
Review of Cambridge Court
Cambridge Court was an older facility, but it was very nice and very clean. The staff was very welcoming. The facility was professionally handled and was very welcoming. I think cost-wise it was ac... Read more
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