123 Assisted Living Facilities near Norwalk, CA
There are 123 Assisted Living Facilities in the Norwalk area, with 3 in Norwalk and 120 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 442 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Norwalk. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Norwalk 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cerritos with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Norwalk, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Norwalk
Norwalk is recognized for its Art in Public Places program, which allows residents to enjoy a variety of sculpture styles and themes throughout the city. The city is home to over 100,000 residents, roughly 11 percent of whom are aged 65 and over.
Norwalk's assisted living facilities are officially called residential care facilities for the elderly. These facilities are licensed and monitored by the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. Norwalk has three assisted living facilities for seniors to choose from, and there are over 100 more in the surrounding area.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Norwalk
- The state income tax rate in California is among the highest in the nation, and all forms of retirement income, except for Social Security benefits, are fully taxed. This may be a consideration for seniors moving to Norwalk.
- According to the American Lung Association, the air quality in Los Angeles County, where Redondo Beach is located, is poor. The county was given an F for ozone pollution and short-term particle pollution, which may affect the quality of life of some retirees.
Safety in Norwalk is rated 27 out of 100, meaning that the city is safer than 27 percent of U.S. cities. However, when it's compared only to cities with similar population sizes, its crime rate is considerably lower than average. This may make it a good option for seniors who enjoy being out alone in the city.
Summers in Norwalk are short, warm and dry with highs in the mid-80s, and winters are long, wet and cool with highs around 67 degrees. With a moderate, comfortable year-round climate, this city may appeal to seniors who are sensitive to extreme heat or cold.
- The Norwalk area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Coast Plaza Hospital and Los Angeles Community Hospital at Norwalk, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Norwalk's overall cost of living is about 63 percent higher than the national average and roughly on par with the statewide average. While housing costs of more than double the national average and gas and auto insurance cost about 81 percent higher than in the nation as a whole, healthcare expenses are about 15 percent below the national average. This may benefit seniors with chronic health conditions.
Paying for Assisted Living in Norwalk
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Norwalk 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 Norwalk 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 Norwalk
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 Norwalk
Norwalk 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 Norwalk, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Norwalk
Norwalk-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Norwalk
Review of Southland
My mother in law stood here and was taken good care of. Nice people Read more
Review of Southland
Robert was in Southland Home then he passed away. Our overall experience was very good. The rooms were really nice. The staff was wonderful. They treated everybody very well. The night care was not... Read more
Review of Southland
I am in Southland, and it is very nice. The nurses are nice too. The rehab part of it is excellent; I went to that for the first two weeks I was here. I really felt a big difference in that short a... Read more