104 Assisted Living Facilities near Pittsburg, CA
There are 104 Assisted Living Facilities in the Pittsburg area, with 8 in Pittsburg and 96 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Pittsburg is $2,975 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 212 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Pittsburg. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Pittsburg 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Concord with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Pittsburg, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pittsburg
Pittsburg is a small city in Contra Costa County, California along the southern coast of the Suisun Bay, and in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay. Approximately nine percent of the 61,723 people who live in the city are 65 and older. The downtown Pittsburg Farmers’ Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables for seniors from spring to fall, and the Pittsburg Marina provides plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. Seniors who require assistance with daily living may choose from seven facilities within the city limits and 49 nearby.
Also referred to as residential care facilities (ACFs) in Pittsburg and the state of California, assisted living facilities are regulated by the Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division. Approximately 75 percent of individuals in ACFs are 60 and older with varying degrees of care requirements.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pittsburg
- The Pittsburg area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Pittsburg Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Pittsburg has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Area Agency on Aging, an organization that helps support the independence of seniors within the area as well as at least two senior centers.
Tri Delta Transit offers transportation for seniors for medical appointments, grocery shopping and other errands. Stella Senior Transport Service also offers a professional service with comfortable rides at a low cost.
- The cost of living in Pittsburg is 134.6, which is based on the national average of 100. While the cost of living in the city is higher than the national average, it is slightly lower than the state average of 152. This can be a challenge for seniors living on a budget.
- Crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Property crime is ranked 22.2 in comparison to the national average of 31.1. Violent crime is 43.7 in Pittsburg and 38.1 nationally. Seniors who live in the city should be conscientious when going out alone.
- Seniors trying to escape the snow will appreciate Pittsburg’s lack of snow. The average summer high is around 88 degrees and the January low is around 39.
Paying for Assisted Living in Pittsburg
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Pittsburg start around $2,975 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 Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg
Public assistance is available for eligible seniors who need help paying for an assisted living facility through the state’s Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver Program. Eligibility is available to those who are enrolled in Medi-Cal and meet the level of care provided in a nursing facility. Family supplementation for a private room is not permitted.
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 Pittsburg
Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pittsburg
Pittsburg-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 Pittsburg
Review of Fam Care Homes
I am putting my dad at Fam Care Homes in January. It looked like a nice place. We chose this because of its small capacity, only up to six, and it is centrally located for all of us. The person who... Read more
Review of Amazing Home Care I
I love Amazing Home Care. It is a great place. It is an individual home with just a few residents. The people are very nice. The caregivers are very professional. My sister-in-law is in a shared ro... Read more
Review of Amazing Home Care I
Amazing Home Care I was very nice. They had an opening, but it was a shared room with someone else. I saw one resident watching television in the family room area. The staff was good. There was som... Read more