Located on the scenic California coastline, relaxed Redondo Beach is a popular destination for divers, surfers and fisherfolk. The city has a population of 66,749 people, of whom 13.2% are seniors, which is lower than the national average. The area’s beaches and forests provide plenty to do outdoors. Redondo Beach also has a wide variety of health and fitness specialists. The city has year-round sun and low crime rates, making it ideal for many seniors.

The city also has a robust selection of assisted living facilities, ranging from small, cozy homes to larger retirement plazas with tons of amenities. Assisted living is designed for seniors who need a little daily help with personal care, mobility or medication reminders. Assisted living facilities also take care of meal preparation and housekeeping while providing enriching activities to keep residents entertained. In Redondo Beach, this type of care costs around $5,000 per month, which is on par with the California average.

This guide discusses the costs of assisted living and other types of care in Redondo Beach. It also lists the pros and cons of living in the area as well as some resources available to residents.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Redondo Beach, CA

Simla Villas Redondo Beach

2805 Robinson Street, Redondo Beach, CA, 90278


At Home Elder Care

718 Avenue D, Redondo Beach, CA, 90277


The Kensington Redondo Beach

801 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA, 90277

The Kensington Redondo Beach is like a five-star hotel resort. They’re top of the line. They have a lot of activities, and they have amazing food. They’re very helpful, courteous, and engaged. The fac … (read more)
The Kensington Redondo Beach is like a five-star hotel resort. They’re top of the line. They have a lot of activities, and they have amazing food. They’re very helpful, courteous, and engaged. The fac … (read more)

2015, 2016

Belmont Village Rancho Palos Verdes

5701 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, 90275

Belmont Village Rancho Palos Verdes is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, just minutes from Vista Del Norte Reserve and Palos Verdes Art Center. Relatives claim the facility is well-lit and c … (read more)
Belmont Village Rancho Palos Verdes is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, just minutes from Vista Del Norte Reserve and Palos Verdes Art Center. Relatives claim the facility is well-lit and c … (read more)

2014, 2015, 2017

Sunrise of Playa Vista

5555 Playa Vista Drive, Playa Vista, CA, 90094

Sunrise of Playa Vista is located in Playa Vista, California, just minutes from downtown Playa Vista and not far from nature trails, parks and beaches. Visitors note the helpful, friendly staff, open … (read more)
Sunrise of Playa Vista is located in Playa Vista, California, just minutes from downtown Playa Vista and not far from nature trails, parks and beaches. Visitors note the helpful, friendly staff, open … (read more)

Palos Verdes Villa

29661 South Western Avenue, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, 90275

Palos Verdes Villa is nestled next to Peck Park and the Park Plaza shopping center in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Residents and their loved ones praise this facility for having an upbeat atmosphe … (read more)
Palos Verdes Villa is nestled next to Peck Park and the Park Plaza shopping center in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Residents and their loved ones praise this facility for having an upbeat atmosphe … (read more)

Sunrise of Hermosa Beach

1837 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA, 90254

Sunrise of Hermosa Beach is an assisted living and memory care facility offering studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments to seniors 60 and up, and is located less than a mile from downtown Hermosa Bea … (read more)
Sunrise of Hermosa Beach is an assisted living and memory care facility offering studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments to seniors 60 and up, and is located less than a mile from downtown Hermosa Bea … (read more)

Carson Senior Assisted Living

345 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA, 90745

Carson Assisted Living in Carson City, California, is conveniently located near the Del Amo Shopping Mall, the Redondo Pier and two hospitals. High praise is routinely given to the facility’s dedicate … (read more)
Carson Assisted Living in Carson City, California, is conveniently located near the Del Amo Shopping Mall, the Redondo Pier and two hospitals. High praise is routinely given to the facility’s dedicate … (read more)

Oakmont of Torrance

3620 Lomita Blvd., Torrance, CA, 90505

Oakmont of Torrance was a beautiful facility, modern and clean. They provide many services. The staff was extremely helpful, and she was really good. They have a salon and movie theaters. They give ri … (read more)
Oakmont of Torrance was a beautiful facility, modern and clean. They provide many services. The staff was extremely helpful, and she was really good. They have a salon and movie theaters. They give ri … (read more)

South Bay Senior Living

22711 South Vermont Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90502

My father moved into South Bay Senior Living. My dad doesn’t engage too much in the activities. I can’t give him his medicine on time, so that’s why he’s over there. He eats the food there, and he’s o … (read more)
My father moved into South Bay Senior Living. My dad doesn’t engage too much in the activities. I can’t give him his medicine on time, so that’s why he’s over there. He eats the food there, and he’s o … (read more)

Anza Home Care

19917 Anza Avenue, Torrance, CA, 90503

Anza Home Care is located in the northwest corner of Torrance, California, near shops, restaurants and the beautiful Redondo and Hermosa Beaches. Residents and visitors appreciate the clean facility a … (read more)
Anza Home Care is located in the northwest corner of Torrance, California, near shops, restaurants and the beautiful Redondo and Hermosa Beaches. Residents and visitors appreciate the clean facility a … (read more)

Santa Fe Home Care III

23223 Pryor Place, Harbor City, CA, 90710

Santa Fe Home Care III is located on a quiet, suburban cul-de-sac in Harbor City, California near Redondo Beach and conveniently close to Interstate 110. Residents’ family members praise the staff for … (read more)
Santa Fe Home Care III is located on a quiet, suburban cul-de-sac in Harbor City, California near Redondo Beach and conveniently close to Interstate 110. Residents’ family members praise the staff for … (read more)

Clearwater at South Bay

3210 W. Sepulveda Blvd., Torrance, CA, 90503

Our experience having mom at Clearwater at South Bay has been excellent. They have laundry service, they have amazing menus, they take the residents out on scenic drives, they have bingo and theater n … (read more)
Our experience having mom at Clearwater at South Bay has been excellent. They have laundry service, they have amazing menus, they take the residents out on scenic drives, they have bingo and theater n … (read more)

Sunrise Palos Verdes

25535 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA, 90505

I went to the Sunrise Palos Verdes. It was very nice, we kind of liked it, the only thing with the memory care, when you look at the facility, it’s not quite as nice as the assisted living, especially … (read more)
I went to the Sunrise Palos Verdes. It was very nice, we kind of liked it, the only thing with the memory care, when you look at the facility, it’s not quite as nice as the assisted living, especially … (read more)

Angel’s Haven II

28022 Acana Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, 90275

Angel’s Haven II was run by a woman, and she was very kind. The facility was clean and all. It seemed like that would be a good place. It’s a group home. The woman had people there that would help wit … (read more)
Angel’s Haven II was run by a woman, and she was very kind. The facility was clean and all. It seemed like that would be a good place. It’s a group home. The woman had people there that would help wit … (read more)

Evergreen Haven

2513 West 168th Street, Torrance, CA, 90504

Located in the middle of a vibrant, residential neighborhood, Evergreen Haven is an assisted living facility in Torrance, California. The small, cozy community receives high marks for its low staff-to … (read more)
Located in the middle of a vibrant, residential neighborhood, Evergreen Haven is an assisted living facility in Torrance, California. The small, cozy community receives high marks for its low staff-to … (read more)

Golden Care Living

2052 Redondela Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, 90275

The facility is very artistic and clean, and the food at is like a home-cooked meal I think that they’re fair-priced. The people who provided care were very attentive; I don’t have any complaints … (read more)
The facility is very artistic and clean, and the food at is like a home-cooked meal I think that they’re fair-priced. The people who provided care were very attentive; I don’t have any complaints … (read more)

Golden Seasons Home Care

1116 Cerise Ave, Torrance, CA, 90504


Morningside Terrace

17219 Atkinson Ave, Torrance, CA, 90504


Brent Wood Villa

17004 Atkinson Ave, Torrance, CA, 90504


What to Consider About Assisted Living in Redondo Beach

In Redondo Beach and the rest of the state, assisted living facilities are licensed by the California Department of Social Services. This department upholds state senior care standards with legislation and regular inspections.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Redondo Beach

  • Redondo Beach gets no snow in the winter and far more sunny days than many American cities, at 280 compared to the national average of 205.
  • The cost of living is 125.9 points over the national benchmark of 100, with housing and transportation some of the highest-priced categories. Fortunately for seniors, health care here is 10.6 points more affordable than the U.S. median.
  • Redondo Beach is very safe and has a low violent crime rate compared to many American cities, at 14.5 compared to 22.7. Property crime rates are average, but assisted living facilities often have cameras and alarm systems to protect residents and their property. 
  • Health care is easily accessible in Redondo Beach. The area has slightly more physicians per capita than the national average, at 211 per 100,000 people compared to 210.
  • Both California and Los Angeles County are members of the AARP’s network of age-friendly communities. This means that the state and county have both committed to improving public services and accessibility for older adults.
  • California has some of the highest tax rates in the country. Fortunately, there are a few tax exemptions available to the state’s senior population.

Paying for Assisted Living in Redondo Beach

In Redondo Beach, assisted living costs an average of $5,000 per month. According to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey, this price is on par with the state average. The national median of $4,300 is more affordable.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

In the rest of the state, assisted living prices vary widely. Seniors living in capital city Sacramento pay a little more than those in Redondo Beach, at $5,395 per month. Prices in San Francisco are even higher, at $6,100. San Diego is cheaper, averaging $4,525. Stockton has some of the state’s lowest assisted living prices, averaging $3,500 per month.

$5000

Redondo Beach

$5000

California

$4300

The United States

$3500

Stockton

$4525

San Diego

$5395

Sacramento

$6100

San Francisco

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors might also be interested in considering other types of long-term care. Adult day health care is the most affordable option, averaging $1,647 per month. For homemaker services, seniors can expect to pay around $5,434. Home health aides are a little more expensive, at $5,529. Nursing homes are the costliest type of senior care available in Redondo Beach, with a semiprivate room averaging $8,060 and a private room averaging $10,570.

$5434

Homemaker Services

$5529

Home Health Aide

$1647

Adult Day Health Care

$5000

Assisted Living Facility

$8060

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$10570

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Data for Redondo Beach was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Los Angeles, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Redondo Beach

Eligible seniors can find financial assistance services in Redondo Beach through both the Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver Program, 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.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Redondo Beach

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 Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach and the surrounding area have a wide variety of social services for the aging population. Seniors can make use of these free resources for recreation, information and assistance.

ResourceContact Service
Workforce Development Aging and Community Services(888) 211-0644This organization supports older adults with nutrition and wellness programs as well as legal aid. A health insurance counseling program can help seniors learn about and apply for Medicare, while the Linkages Program offers case management and long-term care placement. This organization also runs a transportation program and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, an advocate for care home residents.
Redondo Beach Senior and Family Services(310) 318-0650

Redondo Beach offers a variety of recreational and social events at community and senior centers throughout the city. Seniors can take part in low-impact fitness classes, special interest clubs and lifelong learning opportunities. This department also runs a senior resource center and an annual health fair.

Los Angeles Vet Center

(310) 767-1221At this vet center, service members and their families can get help submitting applications and appeals for federal entitlements and benefits. In addition to mental health care, this organization also offers referrals to the VA health care system, where vets can get physician, specialist, laboratory and pharmaceutical services.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Redondo Beach