The 3 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Yreka, CA for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Yreka, CA

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Siskiyou Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
351 Bruce St., Yreka, CA 96097
"We visited Siskiyou Springs several times. It was our best choice, and I very highly recommend them. It is big. There are things to do, and it is very well put together. They're friendly. They..." More

Yreka Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
520 N. Main, Yreka, CA 96097

Barkers Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
200 4Th Street, Montague, CA 96064

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Yreka

    Yreka is a small city in the high-altitude scrub hills near the northern border of California. Around 7,600 people live in Yreka, 20 percent of the city's residents are seniors age 65 and over. Seniors in Yreka who need help living independently have three assisted living facilities available in and around town. These facilities, like all of the residential care communities in the rest of the state, are licensed and regulated through the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Yreka

    • The weather in Yreka is highly seasonal, owing to the relatively high altitude of the town. Summer in Yreka sees high temperatures that average 92 degrees, while winter lows average 25 degrees in December. Yreka gets 20 inches of rain and 12 inches of snow in a typical year.
    • The cost of living in Yreka is just 94 percent of the average cost of living in the United States. This is significantly lower than the cost of living in California, which is generally 69 percent more expensive than the national average. Healthcare in Yreka costs roughly 2 percent less than the average cost nationwide.
    • Crime rates in Yreka can be high. Across all categories, rates of reported crime in Yreka are 30 percent above the national average. Most of the elevated crime rate in Yreka is in a very high rate of property crimes, such as theft, though violent crime rates are within the normal range for cities the size of Yreka.
    • Public transportation in Yreka is provided by STAGE, which operates regular bus routes in the area, though some stops are by appointment only. Discount fare cards are available for Yreka seniors, though STAGE does not operate on weekends or most federal holidays.
    • The Yreka area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Fairchild Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Yreka has an array of community resources for seniors, including Great Northern Services (GNS), an organization that helps low-income area seniors with emergency energy assistance and emergency food service. GNS also provides weatherization assistance and health resources for certain medical conditions, as well as four senior centers.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Yreka

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $4,345.00 Ashland
    $4,087.00 Klamath Falls
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,923.00 Grants Pass
    $3,785.00 Medford
    $3,597.00 Central Point
    $3,526.00 Talent

    Assisted Living costs in Yreka 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 Yreka 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 Yreka

    Seniors in Yreka who meet the income and asset limits set by the federal government can get help paying for the cost of assisted living through the state's Medicaid program, known as MediCal.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in California page.

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    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 Yreka

    Yreka 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 Yreka, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Yreka

    Yreka-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 Yreka

    • Review of Siskiyou Springs

      Room are small & expensive. The residents are bored & there’s no longer transportation. Poor care from unfriendly staff. Elevators don’t work. Terrible food & high prices for rent. Read more

      Fred Davis
    • Review of Siskiyou Springs

      We visited Siskiyou Springs several times. It was our best choice, and I very highly recommend them. It is big. There are things to do, and it is very well put together. They're friendly. They answ... Read more

    • Review of Siskiyou Springs

      The maintenance manager here is dangerous. He has threatened, intimidated and harassed our friends and family multiple times. He seems more suited to being a prison guard or in a corrections facili... Read more

      Pepper S.
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