19 Assisted Living Facilities near Pacific Grove, CA

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Pacific Grove, CA

Forest Hill Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
551 Gibson Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
"Forest Hill Manor has a very nice atmosphere and is in a good location. The rooms have a view of the Pacific Grove lights. They have a very nice restaurant, a library, an exercise room, craft..." More

Del Monte Assisted Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1229 DAVID AVENUE, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
"We felt that Del Monte Assisted Residential Care would be an appropriate place for my mom. It was slightly more affordable than other facilities and seemed a little more homey and personal. It..." More

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Canterbury Woods - Pacific Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
651 Sinex Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
"My dad moved into assisted living at Canterbury Woods - Pacific Grove. It looks very nice. He knows several people who currently live there and he's able to work out a deal where his current home..." More

Gateway Center of Monterey

Provides: Assisted Living
850 CONGRESS AVENUE, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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Sunrise of Monterey

Provides: Assisted Living
1110 Cass St., Monterey, CA 93940
"Sunrise of Monterey was a very nice and beautiful facility. The only issue is it's fairly small, so there's limited activities. It also does not have skilled nursing or an independent living mix..." More

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The Park Lane

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey, CA 93940
"Many friends have been helped by The Park Lane Family/Staff for assistance in the past and presently. " More

Carmel Valley Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
8545 CARMEL VALLEY ROAD, Carmel, CA 93923
"My parents decided to sell their home and move to the Manor in 1998. It was one of the best decisions they ever made. The quality of everything in this facility is top notch and when my father came..." More

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Cottages of Carmel

Provides: Assisted Living
26245 Carmel Rancho Boulevard, Carmel, CA 93923
"The Cottages of Carmel was wonderful and gorgeous but much too expensive. It looked like a big, beautiful hotel and resort with incredible rooms. " More

Coastal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
3121 Messinger Drive, Marina, CA 93933
"My mother is currently in hospice care at Coastal Care Home. Rose, the owner, is very sweet and caring. She considers all of her patients as family and it comes through loud and clear in the care..." More

Merrill Gardens at Monterey

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Iris Canyon Road, Monterey, CA 93940
"We chose Merrill Gardens at Monterey because they gave us a really good rate on the care. My grandfather is in the assisted living and my grandmother is in the memory care, and so far it's..." More

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Carmelo Park

Provides: Assisted Living
966 Carmelo Street, Monterey, CA 93940
"Carmelo Park is pretty large, and they have a lot of clients. It seemed nice, and they gave me an excellent tour. The person there was very accommodating and gave me a very good tour. It's a good..." More

Ave Maria Rcfe #1

Provides: Assisted Living
1249 Josselyn Canyon Road, Monterey, CA 93940
"Ave Maria was recommended to us, so we chose this facility. The staff were good. The rooms were modern and very clean. It's really very nice. The food seems to be very good. Their dining room..." More

Flanders Court

Provides: Assisted Living
25661 Morse Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
"We chose Flanders Court of Carmel because it just felt good and feels like home. The staff was very cordial. The place is very homey and comfortable and spacious. The cost is kind of medium..." More

Queen Of Angels Ii Rcfe

Provides: Assisted Living
745 Carmelita Drive, Salinas, CA 93901
"Queen Of Angels II RCFE is a house. The flooring was hardwood squares and they were all buckling up. They cook mostly Filipino food so I know my mom would not have liked that. They were hard to..." More

Anjelica's Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
555 FRANCIS AVE, Seaside, CA 93955

Drake House

Provides: Assisted Living
399 DRAKE AVENUE, Monterey, CA 93940

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Songbird Home in the Country

Provides: Assisted Living
15961 toro hills ave, Salinas, CA 93908
"Songbird Care Homes is a California State-licensed* Board & Care Facility for ages 65+. We have two homes located in Salinas, CA and North Monterey County, offering personalized care in..." More

Pacific Rest Residential Care Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940

Aptitude Habilitation Services

Provides: Assisted Living
3028 Independence Ave., Marina, CA 93933

Assisted Living near Pacific Grove, CA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Pacific Grove

  • Review of Canterbury Woods - Pacific Grove

    My dad moved into assisted living at Canterbury Woods - Pacific Grove. It looks very nice. He knows several people who currently live there and he's able to work out a deal where his current home h... Read more

    Bill
  • Review of Forest Hill Manor

    Forest Hill Manor has a very nice atmosphere and is in a good location. The rooms have a view of the Pacific Grove lights. They have a very nice restaurant, a library, an exercise room, craft rooms... Read more

    Cathy
  • Review of Canterbury Woods - Pacific Grove

    Canterbury Woods would not be for me because everything was too close. It used to be a beautiful mansion, and they tore it down. Their chalets which would interest me were right by the street, so y... Read more

    Lisa
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County with a population of 15,546 and median age of 49, which 36 percent higher than the California median age, 36. It is home to 23 assisted living facilities, with four in the city proper and another 19 facilities located nearby. Here, facilities are licensed through the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division and are officially referred to as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). A minimum of 75 percent of residents in these facilities are aged 60 or older, and varying degrees of care and supervision are provided. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pacific Grove

  • Pacific Grove rates high on Sperling’s Comfort Index, scoring 83 out of 100. There is little variance in temperature throughout the year, as summer highs are in the mid-60s and winter lows are in the mid-40s, making it ideal for seniors who enjoy outdoor living. 

  • Pacific Grove has a high cost of living that is more than double the national average, which can largely be contributed to the high cost of housing. While the cost of groceries is about the same here as elsewhere, seniors may pay about 7 percent more on health care costs and about 5 percent more on transportation. 

  • Pacific Grove has a low overall crime rate that is 31 percent lower than the state average and 27 percent lower than the national average. The rate of violent crimes in the city is 87 percent lower than the state average and 85 percent lower than the U.S. average.

  • Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) operates a free trolley in Pacific Grove. Additionally, MST has more than 50 city bus routes throughout the Pacific Grove region, and seniors receive a discount on fares. The city also funds transportation programs for seniors.   

  • The Pacific Grove area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Monterey. 

  • Pacific Grove has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Carmel Foundation, an organization that offers educational classes and workshops, free medical equipment loans, free blood pressure checks and a variety of other services, as well as one senior center. 


Paying for Assisted Living in Pacific Grove

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$5,400.00 Carmel
$4,718.00 Monterey
$4,000.00 US
$3,881.00 Salinas
$3,635.00 Santa Cruz

Assisted Living costs in Pacific Grove 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 Pacific Grove 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 Pacific Grove

In Pacific Grove, seniors may qualify for financial aid to help pay for the cost of assisted living. There are two programs that may help fund assisted living, Medi-Cal, which offers an Assisted Living Waiver program, and Supplemental Security Income – Category G.

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 Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove 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 Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove-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.