169 Assisted Living Facilities near West Covina, CA
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There are 169 Assisted Living Facilities in the West Covina area, with 8 in West Covina and 161 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 550 reviews below for assisted living facilities in West Covina. On average, consumers rate assisted living in West Covina 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hacienda Heights with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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8 Assisted Living Facilities in West Covina, CA
161 Assisted Living Facilities near West Covina, CA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Covina
Just 19 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, West Covina is young city, established in 1923. It's population is over 100,000, seniors accounting for 13 percent. The West Covina area is home to eight assisted living facilities. There are an additional 49 facilities in the areas surrounding West Covina. Assisted living facilities, referred to as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs), are regulated by the state as The California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) and the Continuing Care Contracts Branch.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Covina
- Pollution is a problem throughout most of Southern California. The American Lung Association give Los Angeles County an air quality rating of F. Seniors with a respiratory illness should consider how this could affect their health.
- Seniors on a budget should consider the high cost of living in California. West Covina is 48.7 percent more expensive than the rest of the U.S. and just under the state's average.
- Los Angeles County is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
- Seniors and their loved ones may appreciate the low rate of violent crime in West Covina. With a rating of 22.1 out of 100 (1 being the safest), it is nearly 10 points lower than the national average. Property crime, on the other hand, is slightly higher than average.
- While social security is not taxed, California has some of the highest tax rates in the United States with a state tax of 6.00 percent and a local rate of 1.25 percent, making it potentially difficult for seniors on a tight budget.
- West Covina is a comfortable place to live. Seniors can enjoy the sunshine 287 days a year and stay active in winter. West Covina has an average January low of 46 degrees and doesn't snow.
Paying for Assisted Living in West Covina
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in West Covina 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 West Covina 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 West Covina
Eligible California seniors can receive help with assisted living costs through Medi-Cal, the states Medicaid plan. Financial aid is also available to qualified individuals through state-funded waiver programs known as Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).
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 West Covina
West Covina 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 West Covina, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Covina
West Covina-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.
Other Options in West Covina, CA
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in West Covina
Review of Regency Grand at West Covina
My experience at Regency Grand at West Covina was great. It was a beautiful place; I would love to go. The staff was excellent. Everything was great. The apartments I saw were beautiful. They took ... Read more
Review of Country View Retirement Home
My cousins dad DIED at this facility on 01/10/18 because their staff failed to call 911 for an ambulance, despite being asked to do so by two different people over 24 hour period. THEY MAKE ME SIC... Read more
Review of Regency Grand at West Covina
I was pleasantly surprised at how nice Regency Grand was. The rooms were small but adequate. They would serve the purpose that I would need for my mother; however, I couldn't get my sister to move ... Read more