The 3 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Jackson, CA for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Jackson, CA

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Oak Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
223 New York Ranch Road, Jackson, CA 95642
"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...." More

Amador Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
155 Placer Drive, Jackson, CA 95642
"Amador Residential Care was very clean. They've had a COVID outbreak, so my mother could not move in yet. Pricewise, it was more affordable than the other place. I think the caregiver to resident..." More

Schwabe Residential Home

Provides: Assisted Living
18483 Davis St, Plymouth, CA 95669
"This is a residence for mentally challenged men and women. Our son had been there for several years and has improved tremendously over the past few years, It is an excellent home with many..." More

Gold Quartz Inn Senior Retirement Home

Provides: Assisted Living
15 Bryson Drive, Sutter Creek, CA 95685
"The Gold Quartz Retirement Home seemed like a very nice place to stay if you are in need of living assistance. The staff was kind and warm and clearly had a good rapport with the residents. They..." More

    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

    Cities in California

    $6,095.00 El Dorado Hills
    $5,095.00 Folsom
    $5,050.00 Placerville
    $5,043.00 Cameron Park
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,795.00 Angels Camp
    $3,715.00 Lodi

    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.

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    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.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Jackson

    • Review of Amador Residential Care

      Amador Residential Care was very clean. They've had a COVID outbreak, so my mother could not move in yet. Pricewise, it was more affordable than the other place. I think the caregiver to resident r... Read more

    • Review of Amador Residential Care

      Amador Residential Care wasn't like anything super fancy, but I found the place to be so clean and nice. I went there to visit my friend who, and she was so well cared for, and she was very clean. ... Read more

    • Review of Amador Residential Care

      Amador Residential Care will do the basics--make sure your relative's body is clean, make sure your relative gets their meds, make sure your relative stays on schedule (wake up, breakfast, lunch, d... Read more

      Genevieve Miranda
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