39 Assisted Living Facilities near Watsonville, CA

8 Assisted Living Facilities in Watsonville, CA

Montecito Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
311 Montecito Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076
"My mother is in Montecito Manor. It's bright and cheerful. They have nice furnishings and decorations for the season and holidays. They have pretty good food. The staff is very caring, considerate,..." More

De Un Amor

Provides: Assisted Living
460 Eureka Canyon Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076
"It has now been a year since making the difficult decision to move my father to a facility where he could get the 24/7 care he now needs. We made the right decision choosing De Un Amor! The..." More

Rillera'S Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Fletcher Court, Watsonville, CA 95076

Rillera'S Guest Home 2

Provides: Assisted Living
115 Gera Court, Watsonville, CA 95076

Rose Garden Rch

Provides: Assisted Living
310 Hathaway Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076

Wesley House Iv

Provides: Assisted Living
922 Brewington Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076

Cobblestone Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
75 Linden Road, Watsonville, CA 95076

Valley View Residential Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
155 Laken Court, Watsonville, CA 95076

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Brookdale Scotts Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Lockwood Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
"Brookdale Scotts Valley would be my first choice. It is beautiful. The staff is very nice and very helpful. The place seems to be very clean. They have an exercise room, a big dining room like a..." More

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Westmont of Morgan Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
1160 Cochrane Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
"Westmont of Morgan Hill was very nice and clean. The staff was super helpful and I have no complaints. The dining area seemed really nice. They have a nice program for the Alzheimer's patients...." More

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Brookdale Salinas

Provides: Assisted Living
290 Regency Circle, Salinas, CA 93906
"Brookdale Salinas looked very nice, that's why we're going back. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and answered all our questions. Everything was clean in all areas. They have listed..." More

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Sunrise Villa Salinas

Provides: Assisted Living
1320 Padre Drive, Salinas, CA 93901
"Sunrise Villa Salinas would have been our first choice; however, they don't have anything available for my father. The cost is higher, but the place is nicer. The units are all individual..." More

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Valley Pines Senior Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
545 East Main Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
"My mother lived at Valley Pines for five years. It was always comforting to know she was in such good hands, and with such a compassionate staff. It is family own operated and my mom was very happy..." More

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Paradise Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
2177 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
"This is the best care and the best care givers in the Santa Cruz area!! The rooms for the most part are LARGE with lots of light with part of the the 14,000square foot facility newly..." More

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Madonna Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
1335 Byron Dr, Salinas, CA 93901
"My mother-in-law is doing well in Madonna Gardens considering, and I'm very pleased. Everything that we saw and observed was very positive. We had Thanksgiving there with her, and the food was..." More

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Loma Clara Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
16515 Butterfield Blvd, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
" Opening Early 2019 Welcome to the new standard in senior living, located amid the beautiful rolling hills of Morgan Hill, CA. Loma Clara Senior Living is soon to be one of the finest..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Provides: Assisted Living
7600 Isabella Way, Gilroy, CA 95020
"Merrill Gardens at Gilroy was awesome. I would live there. The place offered just about everything. The staff was great and seemed to know the names of the residents, which is pretty neat. The..." More

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Aegis of Aptos

Provides: Assisted Living
125 Heather Terrace, Aptos, CA 95003
"Aegis of Aptos seemed like a very nice large home. It was very clean. Everything was modern. They had a dining room where you could choose your meal. They had religious services. They had day..." More

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Sunshine Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
"Sunshine Villa was a very beautiful place. You had views of the ocean from some of the rooms. It's an old Victorian that's been beautifully fixed up and well cared for. The director was very..." More

Seaview Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
7321 Mesa Drive, Aptos, CA 95003
"It's a small house with a great ocean view. It accommodates six residents max. I love the garden patio as well. The staff is great and food is delicious. There is a ramp for wheelchairs and room to..." More

Villa Serena

Provides: Assisted Living
16095 Church Street, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
"Villa Serena of Morgan Hill is a very wonderful facility. We liked the price, the care, and the compassion. We also like the facility's cleanliness. I would recommend them, but they are extremely..." 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

Hanover Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
813 Hanover St., Santa Cruz, CA 95062
"My mother is in Hanover Guest Home. The staff is very caring and very nice, and the owner is also very nice. The facility is old, but the staff makes up for it. There are not many programs there,..." 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

Mary's House

Provides: Assisted Living
318 Churchill Place, Gilroy, CA 95020

South County Retirement Home Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
460 CHURCH AVENUE, San Martin, CA 95046

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Songbird Home in the City

Provides: Assisted Living
14 Madonna Dr, Salinas, CA 93906
"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

Flor'S Guest Home #1

Provides: Assisted Living
1106 Darlene Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Darwin House

Provides: Assisted Living
707 Darwin, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Opal Cliff Residential Center

Provides: Assisted Living
4795 Opal Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Alexandria Victoria

Provides: Assisted Living
226 Morrissey Boulevard, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Blue Hammock Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
99 Airport Blvd. Suite B, Freedom, CA 95019

Twin Lakes Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
777 Volz Lane, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Chouteau Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1340 17th Ave , Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Mystic Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
163 Glenwood Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Aptitude Habilitation Services

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

Camphill Communities California

Provides: Assisted Living
3920 Fairway Drive, Soquel, CA 95073

Green Valley Residential Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
10512 Duke Dr., Gilroy, CA 95020

Sea Cove Residential Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
840 24Th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Assisted Living near Watsonville, CA

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Watsonville

  • Review of De Un Amor

    It has now been a year since making the difficult decision to move my father to a facility where he could get the 24/7 care he now needs. We made the right decision choosing De Un Amor! The beautif... Read more

    RVS
  • Review of Montecito Manor

    My mother is in Montecito Manor. It's bright and cheerful. They have nice furnishings and decorations for the season and holidays. They have pretty good food. The staff is very caring, considerate,... Read more

    Suzanne
  • Review of De Un Amor

    My wife has been at DUA for seven months. Great staff, caring environment. Good food. Read more

    LovingHusbandofCarol
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Watsonville

Watsonville is located in Santa Cruz County, California and is home to several beautiful beaches, such as Sunset State Beach and Manresa State Beach. The city is home to just over 50,000 residents, 8.9 percent of whom are over the age of 65. Assisted living facilities in California are officially known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs). The city of Watsonville features a total of eight RCFs and there are another 31 located in nearby cities including Freedom, Salinas and Santa Cruz.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Watsonville

  • Watsonville has high property crime rates and is only safer than 11 percent of other U.S. cities. In Watsonville, property crimes occur at a rate of 34.95 per 1,000 residents, while throughout California, the average rate is much lower at 25.53 per 1,000 residents. Seniors may find themselves feeling safer and more comfortable in a region with lower crime rates.

  • Watsonville is home to world-class medical facilities, including Watsonville Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • Seniors in Watsonville can travel throughout the area with ease using the city's safe public transportation options, Santa Cruz Metro and the Monterey-Salinas Transit.

  • Watsonville has plenty of arts and culture for seniors to enjoy. Residential Care Facilities may offer supervised day trips to take in the city's popular Apple Crate Murals or other top attractions in the area.

  • Although Watsonville's overall cost of living is 64.5 percent higher than the national average, seniors in assisted living may find they are still able to save on expenses in the city. Costs such as healthcare and groceries are below the national average.

  • Watsonville has a moderate year-round temperature with average highs in July of 72 degrees and average lows in January of 42 degrees. The city has below average rainfall and no snowfall throughout the year. Seniors who like to avoid extreme heat or cold will find Watsonville a comfortable place to live.


Paying for Assisted Living in Watsonville

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$4,565.00 Morgan Hill
$4,000.00 US
$3,881.00 Salinas
$3,635.00 Santa Cruz
$3,500.00 Gilroy

Assisted Living costs in Watsonville 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 Watsonville 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 Watsonville

Seniors in Watsonville can apply for assistance with the cost of services provided by RCFs under a 1915(c) Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver.

Seniors in California who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can also apply for an Optional State Supplement to help with room and board expenses. These expenses are capped by the state for SSI recipients.

Family supplementation is not permitted in California.

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 Watsonville

Watsonville 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 Watsonville

Watsonville-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.