17 Assisted Living Facilities near Hughson, CA
There are 17 Assisted Living Facilities in the Hughson area, with 1 in Hughson and 16 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 79 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Hughson. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Hughson 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oakdale with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Hughson, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hughson
Hughson is located in Stanislaus County, California, and is known for its many annual events such as its Farmers Market and Christmas and Halloween parades. Hughson is home to approximately 7,500 residents, 12.7 percent of whom are over the age of 65.
Throughout the state of California, homes that provide the elderly with assisted living services are known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs). There is one RCF located in Hughson and an additional 41 RCFs nearby in surrounding areas such as Oakdale, Turlock and Salida.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hughson
- Seniors with respiratory conditions may want to consider assisted living options elsewhere. The air quality in Hughson has been determined to be among the worst in the country according to the American Lung Association.
- The Hughson area has few medical facilities to choose from in the event of medical emergencies or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Turlock.
Stanislaus Regional Transit provides seniors with safe public transportation throughout Hughson and surrounding areas. Discounted fares are offered to seniors.
- While Social Security income isn't taxed in California, other forms of retirement income are subject to full income tax rates, which are among the highest in the country.
- Seniors living in Hughson can feel safe knowing that violent crime rates are low. In Hughson, residents have only a 1 in 927 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime, while the average California resident has a 1 in 225 chance.
- The cost of living in Hughson is 32.6 percent higher than the national average. Seniors on a budget may want to consider assisted living in a less expensive part of the state.
Paying for Assisted Living in Hughson
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Hughson start around $0 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 Hughson 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 Hughson
Seniors living in an RCF in the Hughson area who require financial assistance can apply for help under the state's 1915(c) Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver, which covers the cost of assisted living services for eligible seniors.
Supplemental Security Income recipients may also apply for an Optional State Supplement to help with the cost of room and board expesnses, which are capped by the state for Medicaid eligible residents.
California doesn't allow family supplementation.
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 Hughson
Hughson 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 Hughson, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hughson
Hughson-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 Hughson
Review of Samaritan Village
We went and saw both the independent and assisted living at Samaritan Village. It is a very nice place. They have very friendly staff and there is a lot of activities for the residents. The thing w... Read more
Review of Samaritan Village
My parents lived in Samaritan Village. They had all kinds of activities, and they had an activities room where they could go and play games. They could play bingo, bocce ball, they had a little the... Read more
Review of Samaritan Village
Samaritan Village was very nice; like the landscaping was nice. It was just too far to walk from the apartment that we looked at there to the dining hall, because it's in an outer area. With my mom... Read more