5 Assisted Living Facilities near Jackson, CA
Also serving communities of Sutter Creek, Plymouth, Valley Springs, San Andreas.
There are 5 Assisted Living Facilities in the Jackson area, with 3 in Jackson and 2 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Jackson. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Jackson 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cameron Park with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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3 Assisted Living Facilities in Jackson, CA
2 Assisted Living Facilities near Jackson, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Jackson
Jackson, California, is located just outside of the Sacramento metropolitan area. It's the county seat of Amador County which is home to a little less than 40,000 residents, 27% of whom are senior citizens aged 65 or older. Some of these people require 24-hour personal care and assistance which can be obtained in one of the area's five assisted living facilities; three are located in Jackson. These facilities are officially known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) in California and are regulated and monitored by the California Department of Social Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Jackson
- Seniors on a tight budget may have a hard time making ends meet in Jackson. The city's overall cost of living is 22.3% higher than the average U.S. city.
- Seniors who enjoy taking part in outdoor hobbies such as walking and gardening can enjoy them year-round in Jackson, where there are an average of 264 sunny days per year and comfortable temperatures all year long.
- There is an array of community resources for seniors in Jackson, including Common Ground Senior Services, which provides transportation and dining services to seniors in the area, as well as one senior center.
- Seniors who need to attend appointments and run errands can travel safely throughout Jackson and surrounding areas via the Amador Transit System, which offers reduced fares to senior citizens.
- The Jackson area is home to world-class healthcare facilities, including Sutter Amador Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors who have respiratory or cardiovascular conditions may find their symptoms worsening in Jackson, as the city's air quality has been assigned a failing grade by the American Lung Association.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Jackson
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Jackson
Seniors in Jackson who require help paying for the cost of assisted living may be able to receive it from Medicaid. The state's Assisted Living Waiver helps eligible Californians pay for the cost of services in residential care facilities.
The state also offers a supplemental payment to those who receive Supplemental Security Income that can be used to help pay for room-and-board fees.
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 Jackson
Jackson 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 Jackson, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Jackson
Jackson-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 Jackson
Review of Oak Manor
Mom really likes Oak Manor, and everything has been great. She likes the food, too. She has a big, nice room with a slider where she can step out and sit outside. She is really enjoying herself. Sh... Read more
Review of Amador Residential Care
Amador Residential Care is nice and close to us, so we can keep a good eye on our grandmother. The place is clean, and the staff is really nice, but they don't have activities. The dining area is a... Read more
Review of Oak Manor
I really liked Oak Manor. It was bright, sunny, and cheerful, and it looked new. The outside looked old, but the inside looked new, and I loved the atmosphere. My mom did not qualify because they d... Read more