134 Assisted Living Facilities near Inglewood, CA
There are 134 Assisted Living Facilities in the Inglewood area, with 4 in Inglewood and 130 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Inglewood is $3,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 257 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Inglewood. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Inglewood 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Beverly Hills with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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4 Assisted Living Facilities in Inglewood, CA
130 Assisted Living Facilities near Inglewood, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Inglewood
Inglewood is a residential community halfway between downtown Los Angeles and the beach, not far from the airport. A little over 110,500 people live in Inglewood, nearly 13,000 of them seniors age 65 and over. The neighborhoods in and around Inglewood are home to at least 135 assisted living facilities for seniors who need some help with daily activities but who can still live independently. All of Inglewood's assisted living facilities, like similar residential care communities across the state, are licensed and inspected by the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Inglewood
- Inglewood's climate is similar to that of the rest of coastal Los Angeles where temperatures tend to stay warm and level all year. Winter lows in Inglewood average around 51 degrees and summers see average highs of 78. This part of the Southern California coast gets close to 18.6 inches of rain a year. Inglewood is close enough to the built-up areas of Los Angeles to get occasional heavy smog, which may affect seniors with asthma or COPD.
- The cost of living in Inglewood is close to 72 percent higher than the national average. California's overall cost of living is roughly 69 percent above the national rate, which makes Inglewood close to the California median. Healthcare is more affordable in Inglewood, where costs are just 85 percent of the national average.
Crime rates in Inglewood are high, relative to similar cities nationwide. Across all crime categories reported to authorities, Inglewood's rate is close to two-thirds higher than the national rate. Rates of property crime, such as theft, tend to be higher still, though violent crime rates in Inglewood are in line with national averages.
- Public transportation in Inglewood is provided by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro). Metro operates scheduled bus and rail service throughout the Los Angeles area, offering discounts to seniors and mobility-challenged riders. Dial-a-ride and disabled ride services are on call in Metro areas, usually with same-day service.
- The Inglewood area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Centinela Hospital Medical Center and Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Los Angeles County is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
Paying for Assisted Living in Inglewood
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Inglewood start around $3,500 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 Inglewood 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 Inglewood
Seniors in Inglewood are living in one of the 15 counties included in the Assisted Living Waiver Program. This Medi-Cal waiver covers services received in assisted living but not room and board.
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 Inglewood
Inglewood 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 Inglewood, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
The 10 Best Assisted Living Communities in Inglewood Area
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Inglewood
Inglewood-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 Inglewood
Review of Westchester Villa
Westchester Villa is very nice but more expensive and more like a hotel setting. The eating area is nice, like a restaurant with tables and tablecloths. The rooms, beds, and carpet on the floor are... Read more
Review of Centinela Valley Care Retirement
Centinela Valley Care seemed to be pretty well kept, had a variety of different activities, and was reasonably priced. The facility was nice but could have been nicer. They didn't have carpets. The... Read more
Review of Westchester Villa
My daughter has been at Westchester Villa for about a month and a half now. So far, it has been a positive experience for her. I have been pleased with it. It is kind of a large facility. The only ... Read more