25 Assisted Living Facilities near Morro Bay, CA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Morro Bay, CA

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Garden House

Provides: Assisted Living
480 Main St., Morro Bay, CA 93442
"Garden House is a nice place. It has Alzheimer's care. It's for people who are in wheelchairs and bed-bound. It's a different type of facility. The staff is very nice, very friendly, and very good..." More

Casa De Flores

Provides: Assisted Living
1405 Teresa Drive, Morro Bay, CA 93442
"Casa De Flores was very nice, the staff was very nice, and the dining area was very nice. It was like a hotel that has many features. They have groups that go to Hearst Castle, and go out, and you..." More

23 Assisted Living Facilities near Morro Bay, CA

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The Manse on Marsh

Provides: Assisted Living
475 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
"The Manse is a very friendly place and it appears to be well-organized. The staff is terrific, attentive, polite, and on their toes in terms of what's needed. They were very open and they answered..." More

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Ingleside Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
10630 West Front Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
"The Ingleside team is taking great care of my mom. She has alzheimers which is advancing, but she is happy there as "the people are nice, the food is good, and they keep me busy." The facility is..." More

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Bella Vita Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
7150 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
"love the place my mom lives there. " More

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Foothills Residential Care for the El...

Provides: Assisted Living
696 E Foothills Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
"Foothills Residential Care For The Elderly in San Luis Obispo, CA provides Assisted Living services. The staff at Foothills Residential Care For The Elderly provide personalized services designed..." More

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M & L South Bay Maxi Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1820 Mountain View Drive, Los Osos, CA 93402
"We offer residents independent living options and daily support services. We offer private and semi private rooms. On-going assessments of the residents needs to include assistance with medication..." More

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South Bay Maxi Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1410 13th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402
"We offer residents independent living options and daily support services. We offer private and semi private rooms. On-going assessments of the residents needs to include assistance with medication..." More

Park Place

Provides: Assisted Living
9435 El Bordo Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422
"My mother was in a smaller facility which wasn't working out so when we found Park Place and met the owner and administrator we knew right away we had found the perfect fit. She had a beautiful..." More

Atascadero Christian Community

Provides: Assisted Living
8455 Santa Rosa Rd., Atascadero, CA 93422
"We toured Atascadero Christian Community and are waiting for a room to become available. We chose it because of the friendliness of the staff and the perfect accommodations. Overall, it was the..." More

The Village at Sydney Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
1234 Laurel Lane, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
"The Village at Sydney Creek is very expensive, but it is very nice, and very well kept. Actually, I feel like I wanted to put myself there. I would recommend it if you have the money to pay for it...." More

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Garden View Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
7105 San Gabriel Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
"When I toured with a company that specializes in showing people the different facilities they said the caregivers were the best in the area. Talking to the employees they had all been with the..." More

Country Livin Senior Home

Provides: Assisted Living
4930 SYCAMORE ROAD, Atascadero, CA 93422
"This facility is always a pleasure to visit ...There is always warm greetings from the caring staff and an undeniable loving country charm! " More

A TOUCH ABOVE CARE, INC.

Provides: Assisted Living
5800 Llano Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
"A Touch Above Care is a small boarding care home with only 6 residents, and there are not a whole lot of amenities. They have a very caring staff, and they're really taking good care of my mom...." More

Southbay Maxi Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1410 13th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402
"Two months ago, my husband and I moved in at Southbay Maxi Care. It's a small facility but everything is pretty good. The staff are really fine and they seem to do their best. The food is not..." More

Anna's Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
2719 EL CERRITO DRIVE, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
"The facility was clean and the meals were wonderful and on time. The staff was professional. The rooms offered variety as far as living conditions and they were well furnished. The doctors and..." More

Ingleside Park Assisted Living Llc

Provides: Assisted Living
9220 Mountain View Drive, Atascadero, CA 93422

Aunt Carol'S Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1728 Royal Court, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Bay Osos Rcfe I

Provides: Assisted Living
1663 13Th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402

Central Coast Rcfe Iii

Provides: Assisted Living
1015 San Adriano, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Ingleside By The Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
9375 Mountain View Drive, Atascadero, CA 93422

Valley Vista Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1095 San Adriano Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Welcome Home Ii (Rcfe)

Provides: Assisted Living
1555 16Th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402

American Care Home Ii

Provides: Assisted Living
940 Benette Way, Templeton, CA 93465

Paradise Valley Care

Provides: Assisted Living
9525 Gallina Court, Atascadero, CA 93422
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Assisted Living near Morro Bay, CA

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Morro Bay

  • Review of Casa De Flores

    Casa De Flores was very nice, the staff was very nice, and the dining area was very nice. It was like a hotel that has many features. They have groups that go to Hearst Castle, and go out, and you ... Read more

    Clare
  • Review of Casa De Flores

    Casa De Flores was very lovely, but it might not work for those with age-related memory loss because there are no gates around it. It appeared to be more of a retirement home rather than assisted l... Read more

    Nancy
  • Review of Garden House

    Garden House's ratio of staff is good. It's a small 15-bed facility secured with fencing. It had a nice garden area and a little bit of yard space that's secure and one that's not secured. It's ope... Read more

    Nancy

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Morro Bay

Morro Bay is a pleasantly small beach community on one of the steeper stretches of the California coast, where green mountains of the Coastal Range sweep almost straight up from the beaches. Only 10,600 people live in Morro Bay year-round, and nearly 28 percent of them are seniors age 65 and over. At least 25 assisted living facilities operate in and around Morro Bay to provide local seniors with safe and comfortable residential care, all of which are regulated through the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Morro Bay

  • Morro Bay's climate is pleasant enough to draw thousands of tourists to the beach every winter, when overnight lows average just 44 degrees. Summers are similarly mild in Morro Bay, with average daily highs of just 69 degrees. Rainfall rarely rises much beyond 17.5 inches a year in Morro Bay.
  • The cost of living in Morro Bay is roughly 71 percent higher than the national average. This is actually not far from California's average cost of living, which is just 69 percent above the typical national rate. In some categories of expense, Morro Bay is less expensive than average, such as healthcare, where Morro Bay's seniors may pay up to 19 percent less than the national average rate.
  • Crime rates in Morro Bay are generally low. Across all categories of reported crimes, Morro Bay's rates are nearly 40 percent lower than the national average for cities of its size. While property crimes, such as theft, do happen in Morro Bay, violent crime remains rare.
  • Public transportation in Morro Bay is provided by Morro Bay Transit, which operates several bus lines through town and into the immediately surrounding area along the coast. MBT offers discount fares to seniors and riders with special mobility needs, as well as an on-demand service known as Call-a-Ride, which may be able to accept same-day bookings.
  • The Morro Bay area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as French Hospital Medical Center and Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Morro Bay has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Hospice of San Luis Obispo County (Hospice SLO), an organization that provides respite care for dependent seniors and their caregivers, as well as more than two senior centers.


Paying for Assisted Living in Morro Bay

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$4,700.00 Atascadero
$4,195.00 Paso Robles
$4,000.00 US
$3,725.00 San Luis Obispo
$3,500.00 Los Osos

Assisted Living costs in Morro Bay 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 Morro Bay 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 Morro Bay

Morro Bay seniors who need help paying for some or all of the cost of assisted living may be able to get help through Medi-Cal, California's state-run Medicaid low-cost health insurance program.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in California page. Financial Assistance in California Financial Assistance in California

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 Morro Bay

Morro Bay 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 Morro Bay, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Morro Bay

Morro Bay-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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