Assisted Living in Lakewood

100 Communities

Mom & Dad's House

4340 Conquista Ave., Lakewood, CA
$$$$
4 reviews
Mom & Dad's House is located on Conquista Avenue in Lakewood, California, north of the Heartwell Golf Course and close to shopping centers, restaurants and movie theaters. This facility offers shared living in a home-like setting, with residents taking their meals in a family-style dining room. Amenities include a garden and patio area, TV room and party space. Visitors have high praise for the knowledgeable, accommodating staff and the cleanliness of the rooms. Mom & Dad's H... (read more)
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Rise N' Shine Villa II

5203 Josie Ave, Lakewood, CA
$$$$
1 review
Rise N' Shine Villa II is an assisted living facility located in a suburban neighborhood of Lakewood, California. Residents and their loved ones have peace of mind, knowing that Lakewood Regional Medical Center is just two miles away. This cozy home accommodates up to six residents, and a caring staff is on site 24 hours a day to help seniors with the activities of daily living. Additionally, there is a medical doctor on call for the residents. The caregivers here engage resi... (read more)
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Korean Senior Care

20621 Seine Ave., Lakewood, CA
$$$$
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Lakewood Palace Hc

12440 East 207Th St., Lakewood, CA
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Vista Del Mar Senior Living

3360 Magnolia Avenue, Long Beach, CA
$$$$
49 reviews
Vista Del Mar Senior Living offers studio and one-bedroom apartments near Long Beach Freeway, along with assisted living and memory care services in Carson, California. Residents and visitors like the facility's pet-friendly policy, the friendly, engaged staff and the attractive courtyard. Also getting high marks are the clean rooms and common spaces, the large recreation room and fitness area. Residents appreciate the convenience of having an on-site beauty salon and barber ... (read more)
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Brookdale Anaheim

200 North Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA
$$$$
41 reviews
Brookdale Anaheim is located in Anaheim, California, just minutes from I-5 and Route 91. Residents and their loved ones give high marks for the kind and caring staff and the clean and inviting facility. Residents say that the food is delicious, and they enjoy having their pick between several dishes at each meal. Residents also appreciate the regularly scheduled group activities, including bingo games, crocheting classes and exercise and fitness opportunities. Brookdale Anahe... (read more)
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Lakewood Park Manor

12045 Lakewood Boulevard, Downey, CA
$$$$
22 reviews
Lakewood Park Manor is located in the heart of Downey, California, near the Columbia Memorial Space Center, shopping venues and restaurants. Residents describe the facility's staff as helpful and caring, and visitors rate the community as clean and lively. They give high marks to the facility for its beauty, delicious food and ideal location. There are plenty of activities to keep residents active, such as card games, tai chi and parties for special occasions. Some of the fac... (read more)
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Whittier Place

12315 Burgess Ave, Whittier, CA
$$$$
16 reviews
Whittier Place is an assisted living facility conveniently located near the Miranda West Shopping Center off Imperial Highway in Whittier, California. Family members praise the community for its attentive staff and clean, bright living spaces. Residents choose from studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, with companion suite options. Guests say the staff works hard to keep residents active and engaged, and on-site amenities include a garden, computer room and library. Reside... (read more)
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Sunrise of Seal Beach

3850 Lampson Avenue, Seal Beach, CA
$$$$
15 reviews
Sunrise of Seal Beach is in the coastal town of Seal Beach, California, near major freeways, Naples Island and Long Beach. Guests and family members give the community excellent reviews for its clean atmosphere and roomy, attractive apartments. This facility is well-reviewed for its caring, attentive staff and delicious meals and provides varied menus for special dietary needs. Residents can participate in an array of social activities, such as cultural outings, trivia and ex... (read more)
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Harvest Retirement

9011 Knott Avenue, Buena Park, CA
$$$$
8 reviews
Harvest Retirement is conveniently located close to Interstate 5 in Buena Park, California, near a variety of restaurants and shops. Visitors claim that Harvest Retirement is a clean, tidy community with a positive atmosphere and staff members who truly care for the residents. The facility has a room where residents can watch television or play games, and family members remark on the variety of activities, such as bingo, live entertainment and coloring. Residents can also go ... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 100 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Lakewood is $3,750 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lakewood

The city of Lakewood is located close to Los Angelos and has a population of over 80,000 residents, with only 12.4 percent ages 65 and over. There are two senior centers in Lakewood and community events throughout the year such as Concerts in the Park. There are also four residential care facilities in Lakewood and 53 nearby.

Each facility in Lakewood is overseen by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD). The CCLD provides licenses and enforces all regulations in each RCF to provide seniors with quality services and a safe environment. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lakewood

  • The cost of living in Lakewood is 54 percent higher than the national average and 2 percent higher than the state average. However, seniors do enjoy somewhat lower health and grocery expenses here than the national average.

  • The area of Lakewood experiences some of the worse air quality in the nation, scoring in the top 10 in three separate categories of pollutants by the American Lung Association. Seniors who face difficulty with respiratory issues should consider this.

  • Residents in Lakewood experience 82 percent higher crime rates than other cities and towns in California, due to increasing property crime. Violent crime is almost half the national average, making it safer for seniors in residential care facilities.

  • Lakewood residents pay a 9.5 percent combined sales tax, 3 percent higher than the national average. Seniors only receive a tax exemption on SSI, while paying full taxes on other retirement incomes. This is something seniors should consider being moving to an RCF here.

  • Lakewood, part of Lost 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 country a great place for people of all ages," according to AARP.

  • The Lakewood areas are home to world-class medical facilities, including Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Memorial Healthcare and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies.


Paying for Assisted Living in Lakewood

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$4,000.00 US
$3,486.00 Cerritos
$3,350.00 Lakewood
$3,140.00 Long Beach
$2,575.00 Downey
$2,400.00 Bellflower

Assisted Living costs in Lakewood start around $3,350 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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood

The Lakewood area offers eligible seniors three financial assistance options for RCF care, including the Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver Program, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and the optional state supplement (OSS).

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 Lakewood

Lakewood 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lakewood

Lakewood-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.