143 Assisted Living Facilities near San Leandro, CA
There are 143 Assisted Living Facilities in the San Leandro area, with 9 in San Leandro and 134 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in San Leandro is $4,429 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Hayward with an average starting cost of $3,171.
To help you with your search, browse the 542 reviews below for assisted living facilities in San Leandro. On average, consumers rate assisted living in San Leandro 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Alameda with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in San Leandro, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in San Leandro
Located in Alameda County, California, San Leandro is a large suburban town on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay. Seniors here can visit San Leandro's Senior Community Center (SCC), a 21,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, to meet with peers and participate in a variety of activities.
Assisted living facilities in San Leandro, California are classified as Residential Care Facilities, or RCFs. There are plenty of facilities to choose from in the San Leandro area, with nine located in the city and 51 in neighboring San Lorenzo, Castro Valley, Hayward, Alameda, Moraga and Oakland. These facilities help seniors with the activities of daily living and assist with medication management.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in San Leandro
- The climate is very agreeable year-round, with an average of 258 sunny days per year. The average high in the summers in July is 74.4 degrees, and in January, the high is 43 degrees, so seniors who enjoy a mild climate often find San Leandro quite appealing.
- The San Leandro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center and the associated Post-Acute Care Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Arts and culture in the San Leandro area give seniors a chance to enjoy the history and beauty of the city. The San Leandro History Museum & Art Gallery showcases beautiful murals that tell the story of the city's past. In addition, theater and performing arts centers like the Historic Bal Theatre and the San Leandro Performing Arts Center provide enjoyable entertainment for seniors.
- Transportation in San Leandro is top notch, with the award-winning Bay Area Rapid Transit system shuttling passengers anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area. Curb-to-curb senior transit is provided by the FLEX shuttle, an excellent solution for seniors to conveniently get around the city.
Crime is a problem in San Leandro, with property crime coming in at a 38 percent higher rate than the U.S. national average. Violent crime is higher, too, with a score 27 percent over the national average.
- The cost of living is a major drawback of the San Leandro area, with a score of 170.8 for general costs in the city. Housing scores at a whopping 300 points, three times higher than the national average. Some good news in this area is a score of 118.4 for groceries, a low score compared to other costs.
Paying for Assisted Living in San Leandro
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in San Leandro start around $4,429 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 San Leandro 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 San Leandro
California offers an optional state supplement (OSS) to seniors who receive supplemental security income. This supplement helps pay for room and board for qualifying seniors. The state also offers an Assisted Living Waiver program that helps pay for services for seniors living in residential care facilities.
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 San Leandro
San Leandro 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 San Leandro, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in San Leandro
San Leandro-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 San Leandro
Review of Carlton Senior Living San Leandro
My mother moved into Carlton Senior Living San Leandro. It's a very nice place aesthetically, the people are very nice, the food is good, they have a beautiful outdoor patio, and that is important ... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro
The quality of all the employees is first and foremost! I never see a grumpy face or hear derogatory comments. The food is sometimes good and sometimes comme ci, comme ca. It's always fresh. Reside... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro
My client moved to Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro into her own studio. She hasn't even been there for a month, but she's doing really good. The place is really nice, and she likes it there. It'... Read more