29 Assisted Living Facilities near Montecito, CA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Montecito, CA

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Peppers Estate

Provides: Assisted Living
430 Hot Springs Road, Montecito, CA 93108
"The Peppers Estate is an upgrade Home in Montecito. The premium rooms and services of the 3 home grouping (Peppers Estate, Abiding Care and Grand Care) are priced better than the larger campus..." More

Casa Dorinda

Provides: Assisted Living
300 Hot Springs Rd, Montecito, CA 93108

27 Assisted Living Facilities near Montecito, CA

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Wood Glen Hall

Provides: Assisted Living
3010 Foothill Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"My family loves Woodglen Hall. It is so nice Visiting my mother there because the grounds are beautiful, her studio is comfortable and spacious, and there are several rooms to have private meals..." More

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Granvida Senior Living - Carpinteria, CA

Provides: Assisted Living
5464 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
"We have chosen Granvida Senior Living and Memory Care. We're moving my loved one there tomorrow. It's a very nice place with a very homey feeling. It's brand new, so it is very nice and clean. What..." More

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Villa Santa Barbara

Provides: Assisted Living
227 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
"Villa Santa Barbara was nice. It's conveniently located because it's right across the street from my church and it's a couple of blocks from downtown Santa Barbara. It's in a beautiful neighborhood..." More

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Grand Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2045 Elise Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
"I was impressed with the staff. Highly recommend. ❤️" More

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Vista del Monte

Provides: Assisted Living
3775 Modoc Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"Vista del Monte is a continuing-care-community, so you could go in as independent-living, and then they have assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing. It’s a beautiful facility. In the..." More

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Alexander Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2120 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"Alexander Gardens is great. It's like a bed and breakfast. He stayed there for a few months after he broke his hip. The staff was wonderful and professional. The place was clean and affordable. It..." More

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Abiding Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2042 Modoc Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
"Located near Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara California, Abiding Care ia an Assisted Living Home for 6 seniors. Designed to be complete yet affordable, Abiding Care offers a beautiful turn of..." More

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Tree Of Life Retirement Homes, Inc. -...

Provides: Assisted Living
5364 Berkeley Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"All of our programs include the following basic services: lodging, laundry services, daily maid, well-balanced meals and snacks, 24-hour staff, nurse on-call, and all utilities are paid with the..." More

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Casa Rhoda 1

Provides: Assisted Living
341 Santa Rosalia Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"Casa Rhoda is a family owned residential assisted care provider located in Santa Barbara California. The Demonteverde family and the dedicated caregivers at each Casa Rhoda home provide what they..." More

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Casa Rhoda 2

Provides: Assisted Living
165 Santa Ana Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"Casa Rhoda is a family owned residential assisted care provider located in Santa Barbara California. The Demonteverde family and the dedicated caregivers at each Casa Rhoda home provide what they..." More

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Casa Rhoda 3

Provides: Assisted Living
126 Santa Ana Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"Casa Rhoda is a family owned residential assisted care provider located in Santa Barbara California. The Demonteverde family and the dedicated caregivers at each Casa Rhoda home provide what they..." More

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Casa Rhoda 4

Provides: Assisted Living
112 Santa Ana Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"Casa Rhoda is a family owned residential assisted care provider located in Santa Barbara California. The Demonteverde family and the dedicated caregivers at each Casa Rhoda home provide what they..." More

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Lotus Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
924 Via Los Padres, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"All of our programs include the following basic services: lodging, laundry services, daily maid, well-balanced meals and snacks, 24-hour staff, nurse on-call, and all utilities are paid with the..." More

Valle Verde

Provides: Assisted Living
900 Calle De Los Amigos, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"We toured Valle Verde Assisted Living. The rooms were fine, but it won't work out for what we need. They were clean and adequate, nothing special, it was just like a bedroom that opens up into a..." More

Maravilla

Provides: Assisted Living
5486 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"I stayed for a week at Maravilla, and I loved it. It's like a five-star hotel. It's highly organized, the amenities are amazing, and it's beautiful inside and out. The food is wonderful,..." More

Heritage House

Provides: Assisted Living
5200 HOLLISTER AVE., Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"My mother lives in the Heritage House. It is a very high end facility, and the price is pretty expensive. It is small. They had like 60 residents in total. There is a high ratio of health care..." More

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Samarkand

Provides: Assisted Living
2550 Treasure Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
"We went to Samarkand. The staff, the food, and the care for the residents were good. The rooms were real nice. They had all kinds of activities. They had swimming, golf, and tennis, and they take..." More

Villa Riviera

Provides: Assisted Living
1621 Grand Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
"Villa Riviera is more affordable than any other place I had seen. They didn't want an application fee, which was great, so my dad would have saved money just paying a monthly fee. The place looked..." More

Abundant Care II

Provides: Assisted Living
698 Zink Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"We’ve been pleased at Abundant Care, but there’s not much to do as there are only 6 residents. They have a musician come in and play piano. They’re very nice people; they very good care of the..." More

Cliff View Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
1020 CLIFF DRIVE, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
"My mother spent almost a year here before she passed. The staff was great and very nice. The only thing that bothered me was after her passing are family did not get any kind of condolence from..." More

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Abundant Care III

Provides: Assisted Living
4589 Auhay Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Villa Alamar

Provides: Assisted Living
45 EAST ALAMAR, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Above All Care, Llc

Provides: Assisted Living
3620 La Entrada, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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Casa Rhoda 5

Provides: Assisted Living
107 South Ana Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"Casa Rhoda is a family owned residential assisted care provider located in Santa Barbara California. The Demonteverde family and the dedicated caregivers at each Casa Rhoda home provide what they..." More

Edelweiss Home

Provides: Assisted Living
296 Pebble Hill Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Edelweiss Home For The Elderly

Provides: Assisted Living
7067 Armstrong Road, Goleta, CA 93117

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Villa Blanca II

Provides: Assisted Living
570 Ronda Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
"Villa Blanca is fully licensed, family owned and operated elderly care home that serves seniors in Santa Barbara and Goleta locations. Nestled in beautiful residential neighborhoods our residences..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Montecito

    Montecito occupies a slim stretch of beach on the Southern California coastline, just east of Santa Barbara and south of the steeply rising scrub hills. Home to nearly 9,000 people, over 28.5 percent of Montecito's population are seniors aged 65 and over.

    The area stretching from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria is home to 29 assisted living facilities, where Montecito seniors who need help to live independently can find safe, comfortable accommodations. Montecito's assisted living facilities, like residential care communities across the state, are licensed and regulated through the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Montecito

    • The weather in Montecito is typical of the idyllic California coast. Summers here average highs of just 76 degrees in the hottest part of the season, while the very mild winters average only 46 degrees. The Pacific Ocean blows fresh sea breezes over Montecito, bringing over 19 inches of rain with them in a year.
    • The cost of living in Montecito can be very high for homeowners, though many expenses for seniors in assisted living can be much lower. The overall cost of living is almost six times the national average, which is high even by the standards of California, where costs average just 69 percent higher than the national average. The median home value in Montecito is well over $3 million. Healthcare, in contrast, is actually close to 12 percent less expensive than average in Montecito.
    • Crime rates in Montecito are somewhat higher than the national average, though this is generally a result of high property crime, as opposed to reported violence. Rates for all crimes together in Montecito average 10 percent above the national rate.
    • Public transportation in Montecito is largely covered by Route 14 of the Santa Barbara MTD. MTD provides several bus routes around Santa Barbara County, with frequent stops in the half-dozen or so towns on the coastal strip where Montecito is located. Seniors and riders with disabilities qualify for a discount on all MTD lines, and transfers are available to connect with the Los Angeles Metro.
    • The Montecito area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Cottage Health and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Montecito has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Area Agency on Aging Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens, an organization that helps plann, coordinate and implement programs to promote the health and dignity of Montecito's seniors as well as two senior centers.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Montecito

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $4,900.00 Carpinteria
    $4,750.00 Montecito
    $4,016.00 Santa Barbara
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,995.00 Goleta
    $3,372.00 Oxnard
    $3,178.00 Ventura

    Assisted Living costs in Montecito start around $4,750 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 Montecito 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 Montecito

    Low-income seniors in Montecito can get help with some or all of the cost of assisted living through California's Medicaid program, known as Medi-Cal.

    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 Montecito

    Montecito 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 Montecito, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Montecito

    Montecito-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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