9 Assisted Living Facilities near Turlock, CA
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There are 9 Assisted Living Facilities in the Turlock area, with 7 in Turlock and 2 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Turlock is $3,665 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 61 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Turlock. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Turlock 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hughson with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Turlock, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Turlock
Turlock is located at the eastern edge of the booming Silicon Valley in California. Home of California State University Stanislaus, Turlock prides itself on creating a unique college town vibe in a laid-back, rural community. Turlock has experienced rapid population growth over the last few decades, with a population now of over 73,000, 13.4 percent of whom are seniors over 65. With 21 assisted living facilities in the area, those seniors have plenty of options for retirement living. California licenses assisted living facilities through the Department of Social Services. Their Senior Care Licensing Program monitors residential care facilities for the elderly and Continuing Care Retirement Communities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Turlock
- Turlock's weather is characterized by long, hot summers and mild winters with little rainfall. July high temperatures can reach 94 degrees, while January lows average around 38. Seniors with health conditions alleviated by warm weather may be comfortable here.
- On a scale of 1 to 100, with 1 being the safest, violent crime rates in Turlock are 49.5, which is significantly higher than the U.S. average of 31.1. Property crime rates are higher than the national average as well. Seniors are advised to use caution and travel in groups if out at night.
Cost of living in Turlock is 120, compared against a national average of 100. While health care, utilities and grocery costs are on par with or slightly lower than the rest of the country, housing costs are more than one and a half times the average, which may affect assisted living rates.
Turlock Transit provides fixed bus routes and dial-a-ride program to the community of Turlock. Seniors over 65, Medicaid cardholders, those with a qualifying disability and veterans are eligible for reduced fares. Paratransit is also available.
- Turlock has an array of community resources for seniors, including Turlock Senior Citizens, an organization that offers a calendar of special events, fitness classes, group activities and a goal of providing opportunities for seniors to pursue their interests in all the community's activities.
- The Turlock area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Emmanuel Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Turlock
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Turlock start around $3,633 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 Turlock 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 Turlock
Senior citizens in Turlock, as in all of California, including those under 62 with a qualifying disability, may be eligible for the Assisted Living Waiver (ALW), which is a Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver created by legislation that directed the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).
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 Turlock
Turlock 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 Turlock, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Turlock
Turlock-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 Turlock
Review of Paramount Court Senior Living
I toured Paramount Court Senior Living. It was nice, but it was much more expensive than what we could afford. They have activities for the residents like bingo, puzzles, and games, and they have a... Read more
Review of St. Thomas Retirement Center and Assisted Living
St. Thomas Retirement Center and Assisted Living is an older place, it was clean, and the people I met were nice. It was a little bit overpriced for what they had. It didn't seem like they had a lo... Read more
Review of St. Francis Assisted Care
Dad has moved into St. Francis Assisted Care. Thanks to COVID I have seen the outside, but I barely saw the inside. However, the people I interacted with have been very nice. They have an excellent... Read more