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Santa Maria Assisted Living

There are 76 Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Maria, CA.

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    Mydor's Open Guest Home IV

    A family run assisted living facility in Santa Maria, that provides the highest quality standards of care in a pleasant, friendly, informal, and co...

    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    Mydor's Open Guest Home Inc. III

    A family run assisted living facility in Santa Maria, that provides the highest quality standards of care in a pleasant, friendly, informal, and co...

    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    Mydor's Open Guest Home Inc. I

    A family run assisted living facility in Santa Maria, that provides the highest quality standards of care in a pleasant, friendly, informal, and...

    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    Mydor's Open Guest Home Inc. II

    A family run assisted living facility in Santa Maria, that provides the highest quality standards of care in a pleasant, friendly, informal, and co...

    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    MERRILL GARDENS AT SANTA MARIA (ASSISTED LIVING)

    Merrill Gardens At Santa Maria (Assisted Living) is a large Assisted Living facility located in the city of Santa Maria, CA. This type of facili...

    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    VALLELEY RES. CARE FOR ELDERLY INC. #3

    Valleley Res Care Facility For Elderly Inc #3 is an excellent assisted living and residential care facility for the elderly in located in a safe an...

    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    VALLELEY RES. CARE FACILITY FOR ELDERLY - INC. #2

    Valleley Res Care Facility For Elderly Inc #2 is an excellent assisted living and residential care facility for the elderly in located in a safe an...

    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    VALLELEY RES. CARE FACILITY FOR ELDERLY,INC #1

    Valleley Res Care Facility For Elderly,inc #1 is an excellent assisted living and residential care facility for the elderly in located in a safe an...

    Santa Maria, CA 93455
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    CARNATE BOARD & CARE #1

    Carnate Board & Care #1 is a small Assisted Living facility located in the city of Santa Maria, CA. This type of facility provides Assisted Livi...

    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

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    CARNATE BOARD & CARE #2

    Carnate Board & Care #2 is a small Assisted Living facility located in the city of Santa Maria, CA. This type of facility provides Assisted Livi...

    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    Alzheimer's Disease, Assisted Living

Santa Maria, CA Assisted Living

Overview

76 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Santa Maria, California or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Santa Maria, depending on its residents’ care needs, Assisted Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 76 Assisted Living facilities can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.

 

When Do Seniors Need Assisted Living?

Seniors in Santa Maria will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of California senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

 

Types of Facilities in Santa Maria

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Santa Maria can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.

 

A. Small Residential Care Homes

Description and Size

Assisted Living Board and Care Homes located in Santa Maria are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by California's State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Santa Maria.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Santa Maria care homes prefer a "home-like" intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Santa Maria Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.

 

B. Large Assisted Living Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Santa Maria will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by California's State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer's safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized Assisted Living Communities that may be in Santa Maria or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Santa Maria Assisted Living Community will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Santa Maria can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.

 

Costs

The average cost of Assisted Living in Santa Maria is $ 3710 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost Assisted Living starts at is $ 933 and can go as high as $ 8445 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.

 

Paying for Care

Paying for Assisted Living in Santa Maria can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called "Private Pay." Other methods of paying for Assisted Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran's Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of Assisted Living in Santa Maria. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.

 

Licensing

The 76 Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Maria are licensed, inspected and regulated by California’s Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.

 

We encourage you to browse through our Assisted Living Facility Listings in Santa Maria to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Santa Maria, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Assisted Living representative will be more than happy to help you.