66 Assisted Living Facilities near Mountain View, CA
There are 66 Assisted Living Facilities in the Mountain View area, with 6 in Mountain View and 60 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Mountain View is $4,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Los Altos with an average starting cost of $3,995.
To help you with your search, browse the 311 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Mountain View. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Mountain View 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Los Altos with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mountain View, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mountain View
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Mountain View, California is found between the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco Bay. Seniors living here have much to enjoy: 1,000 acres of park and wildlife areas, live performances at the Center for Performing Arts and Shoreline Amphitheatre, the historic Rengstorff House and the Computer History Museum.
Mountain View also offers seniors six local residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), with 56 nearby. All facilities provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and are regulated and licensed by the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mountain View
- The Mountain View cost of living is considered one of the highest in the nation. It is 222 percent higher than the national average and 170 percent higher than the state average. Seniors living here may want to consider this when living on a limited or fixed income.
- Santa Clara County received a grade of F by the American Lung Association for ozone pollution. The area received a C for 24-hour particle pollution. This air quality may not be suitable for seniors with respiratory illnesses.
- Mountain View experiences minimal weather changes throughout the seasons. Seniors enjoy high temperatures between 60 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit and winter lows in the 40s. These temperatures allow local assisted living facilities to offer more outdoor activities throughout the year.
Crime rates in Mountain View are lower than average for California communities of comparable size, making this a safer part of the region. The chance of violent crime in Mountain View is 1 in 596, compared with the California rate of 1 in 225.
- California is known for not being tax-friendly. It does not provide seniors with a tax exemption on retirement income besides SSI. Mountain View residents pay a combined 9 percent sales tax compared with the 6 percent national average and 8.54 percent state average.
- The Mountain View area is home to world-class medical facilities, including El Camino Hospital, Mountain View Healthcare Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
Paying for Assisted Living in Mountain View
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Assisted Living costs in Mountain View start around $4,000 per month on average, which is on par with the 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 Mountain View 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 Mountain View
Eligible seniors have three available options for financial assistance in Mountain View, including the Home and Community-Based Services, Assisted Living Waiver, 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 Mountain View
Mountain View 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 Mountain View, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mountain View
Mountain View-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 Mountain View
Review of Villa Siena
Villa Siena was clean and nice. I liked the rooms, but my brother did not. He thought they were too small. The dining area looked dark but nice. They had bingo and puzzles. I didn't particularly li... Read more
Review of Pinehill
Pine Hills has a very low ratio between patient and caregiver; I really like it. My dad has his own room, the caregivers are very nice, and they cooked homemade foods. My dad has dementia, and they... Read more
Review of Casa Alice Care Home
Dad was at Casa Alice Care Home for about 6 weeks. He would go to bed at 9 o’clock, get up at 11 o’clock, and stay up until 3 or 4 in the morning. He was having several incontinence issues, and he ... Read more