The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in La Canada, CA for 2023
Also serving communities of Pismo Beach.
There are 57 Assisted Living Facilities in the La Canada area, with 2 in La Canada and 55 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 244 reviews below for assisted living facilities in La Canada. Better rated regions include Mission Hills with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in La Canada, California
Belmont Village Burbank
455 E. Angeleno Avenue, Burbank, CA, 91501
"We liked Belmont Village Burbank. It was top-notch. It was beautifully decorated, and the staff was very friendly. Michelle gave us a complete tour of the place. She was very good, very knowledgeable, and very interested in hearing about my brothe..."READ MORE
1575 E. Washington Boulevard, Pasadena, CA, 91104
"We had an outstanding experience touring Pasadena Highlands. They had everything. They had a barbershop, a beauty parlor, and excellent dining. It was like a family environment. It was very nice. The staff knew their facility. They did a good job ..."READ MORE
Astoria Park Senior Living
925 E. Villa Street, Pasadena, CA, 91106
"As my father has develops increasing memory issues, I'm grateful every day to the staff at the Regency. Not only do they care for my father, they treat him like family. We are so grateful to all of the support they've given him, and us (his son an..."READ MORE
MorningStar of Pasadena
951 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA, 91105
"We went to MorningStar of Pasadena. The tour was fabulous. They showed the entire facility and explained everything. Everyone was extremely friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The staff even offered to assist me in finding other places for my mo..."READ MORE
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The Terraces at Park Marino
2587 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA, 91107
"We went to The Terraces at Park Marino. The community relations director was very open and welcoming. The entire community felt like a family. They've got very nice, modern facilities, and very nice activities. Overall, it's a very nice place. The..."READ MORE
1230 East Windsor Road, Glendale, CA, 91205
"We chose them because it's close to my parents' home. It's clean, and they've got a friendly vibe, and competent staff. We were informed of activities and facilities. They have a physical therapy room, a workout room, a dining room area, and craft..."READ MORE
917 North Louise Street, Glendale, CA, 91207
"I've moved into Glen Terra. I chose it because of the price, it was clean, and I liked the looks of it. The staff is very caring. I like the staff a lot. I don't like the food. They need to have more fresh vegetables and fresh fruit. They use too ..."READ MORE
Leisure Vale Assisted Living
413 East Cypress Street, Glendale, CA, 91205
"I would highly recommend Leisure Vale to anyone who is looking for an assisted living facility for themselves or a loved one- The rooms are nice and kept very well by the friendly cleaning staff- Management and the rest of the staff, starring Simi..."READ MORE
Ivy Park at San Marino
8332 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, CA, 91775
"My friend has been in here for like a week now. Everybody is very friendly and helpful. The place is very clean and elegant. So far, it is very good. We love it. My friend's room is like a studio and very spacious. She has no balcony, but I think ..."READ MORE
Ivy Park at Burbank
2721 Willow Street, Burbank, CA, 91505
"I went here, and this place is nice. They had a library and a workout room. They also have a television area. They also have a club where they held happy hours every Friday. The staff was attentive, and there were also more staff. "READ MORE
Solheim Senior Community
2236 Merton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90041
"I love volunteering at Solheim because the care and companionship they provide for their residents is definitely something to note. It really sets them apart from other communities I've volunteered at over the years. Solheim has always been one of..."READ MORE
Monte Vista Grove Homes
2889 San Pasqual Street, Pasadena, CA, 91107
"My parents lived at Monte Vista Grove Homes - The Hearth for many years. The location was very safe and the grounds were very beautiful. It's California-Spanish style. They had recently built a big fitness center and it was very nice. The organiza..."READ MORE
6720 Saint Estaban Street, Tujunga, CA, 91042
"Foothill Retirement Care Home is a nice community that seems to be well run. The people there are very happy. My mom is not doing so well; she has dementia. We are not happy with her state, but the place itself is very good. The staff is very resp..."READ MORE
Sparr Heights Estates Senior Living
2640 Honolulu Avenue, Montrose, CA, 91020
"Sparr Heights Estates Senior Living was a very good place. The people were very nice, both the staff and the residents. We got to meet a lot of them. It was just a nice, clean facility, and I would recommend it. The apartments had a bed, a nightst..."READ MORE
El Molino Rose Villa
1144 N El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA, 91104
"I like El Molino Rose Villa. It was very clean and very efficient, the food was very good and it was like a family atmosphere. There were only five people and the tesidents were all sitting around a table eating dinner and talking with the nurses...."READ MORE
Del Mar Park
990 East Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena, CA, 91106
"We checked out Del Mar Park, and all 3 of us children were absolutely blown away by the attention of the three women who interviewed us. I first met with a lady by the name of Paula. When I called her because I wanted to check out the facility, sh..."READ MORE
Alhambra Senior Villa
1 E Commonwealth Ave, Alhambra, CA, 91801
"It is a wonderful facility. It seems very nice and clean. The staff was very informative on the tour. It seems like a good place for senior living if that's what's needed for someone. It was great. I don't have anything negative to say about it. I..."READ MORE
Glen Park At Glendale - Mariposa St
1220 S Mariposa St, Glendale, CA, 91205
"Glen Park at Glendale - Mariposa St. was a nice facility. It's clean. The staff was very nice. They showed me the whole facility and what they have to offer, the activities that go on there, and the surrounding area. I asked about what type of are..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in La Canada
La Canada is a hill country suburb of Burbank, set back against the Hollywood hills and the home of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Nearly 21,000 people live in La Canada, over 17 percent of them seniors age 65 and over. Seniors in La Canada who wish to live independently, but need daily help with tasks that have become too difficult, have 55 assisted living facilities in and around town from which to choose.
These facilities, like all residential care communities in the state, are regulated and licensed by the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in La Canada
- The weather in La Canada is hot in summer and mostly dry. Summer highs in La Canada average 88 degrees, while winter lows average just 41. This part of the hill country above Los Angeles gets around 17 inches of rain in a normal year, though frequent droughts can raise dust that aggravates some seniors' asthma or COPD.
- The cost of living in La Canada is roughly double the national average. This is high by California standards, where the cost of living averages 69 percent above the national average. Healthcare is more affordable in La Canada, where costs are roughly 85 percent of the typical cost of healthcare nationally.
- Crime rates in La Canada are close to two-thirds the national rate in most areas. Property crimes are relatively close to the national average rate, while violent crime remains rare.
- Public transportation in La Canada is provided by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro), which operates several lines in the Glendale-Burbank area. Seniors with transit ID can ride the Metro at a discount, and disabled ride services are available on request.
- The La Canada area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Palmdale Regional Medical Center and Antelope Valley Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- La Canada, as part of 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 La Canada
Assisted Living costs in La Canada 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 La Canada 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.
Cities in California
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in La Canada
La Canada seniors who meet the income eligibility standards set by Medicaid may qualify for a Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver, which helps pay some or all of the cost of assisted living in 15 counties, including Los Angeles County.
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 La Canada
La Canada 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 La Canada, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in La Canada
La Canada-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.