Assisted Living in Buena Park, CA
Buena Park is a midsized Southern California city situated in the Los Angeles metro area. Approximately 13% of the city’s overall population of slightly over 81,000 citizens are aged 65 and over. Residents of Buena Park enjoy a pleasant pace of life and world-class amenities found in nearby Los Angeles. Retirees who like having access to outdoor activities such as hiking, beachcombing and simply sitting outdoors enjoying the sun on a year-round basis appreciate the balmy Southern California climate.
The average monthly cost of assisted living in Buena Park is $5,000, although the prices of individual facilities vary depending on a variety of factors. For instance, the location of the facility within the community plays a part in cost as well as the type and number of the services and amenities provided.
Paying for Assisted Living in Buena Park, CA
The Cost of Assisted Living in Buena Park
Assisted living costs in Buena Park ($5,000) mirror the California average of $5,000 but are several hundred dollars higher than the national average of $4,300. Costs are lower to California’s south, east and immediate north in Arizona ($3,900), Nevada ($3,595) and Oregon ($4,659) but rise significantly moving farther north to Washington ($5,750).
Costs of assisted living facilities vary significantly throughout the state of California, with the lowest costs being found inland in Stockton ($3,500) and Merced ($3,750), while their counterparts in Salinas ($7,100) and San Francisco ($6,100) pay the highest prices. Midrange prices are found on the southern coast in San Diego ($4,525) and to the north in Redding ($4,500).
Note: Data for Buena Park was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Los Angeles, was used instead.
Buena Park Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Those requiring a nursing home level of care and who meet specific income limits may be eligible to receive financial assistance paying for certain costs associated with assisted living from California’s Assisted Living Waiver. Covered services include basic grooming, dressing and bathing.
See our Assisted Living in California page for more information about the waiver, including eligibility requirements and how to apply.
Buena Park Assisted Living Resources
|Buena Park Senior Center
|Those aged 50 and over can access social events, fitness classes, arts and crafts workshops and congregate meals at Buena Park Senior Center. Seniors can join their friends for bingo, ballroom dancing, line dancing and movies. A monthly newsletter is available with details of activities, services and events.
|Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program
|The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program provides individual assistance and counseling to those trying to navigate the often complex process of accessing Medicare benefits. The trained staff and volunteers provide Medicare beneficiaries and their families with accurate, unbiased information to help them make smart insurance decisions.
|Orange County Office on Aging
|As the Area Agency on Aging for Buena Park and other Orange County communities, the Orange County Office on Aging provides direct and indirect services to residents. Indirect services include referrals to community-based resources and local, state and federal agencies that promote a good quality of life and independence among older adults. Direct services include fall prevention programs and the Orange County Senior Nutrition Program.
|Orange County Veterans Service Office
|Those who have served in any branch of the U.S. military and their dependents can receive assistance accessing service-based benefits. Benefits claims counseling is free and confidential. The agency refers veterans and their families to relevant resources in the community and publishes the CalVet’s Veterans Resource Book, which includes a directory of veterans services organizations along with a comprehensive list of local, state and federal benefits.
|Friendship Line California
|Friendship Line California helps combat feelings of isolation and loneliness among California residents who are aged 60 and over. This service doubles as a crisis intervention line for seniors. All services are free and confidential.
Buena Park Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted living and other long-term care facilities in California are licensed and monitored by the Senior Care Licensing Program. All facilities must comply with relevant rules and regulations regarding their operations.
Our Assisted Living in California page has more information about these rules and regulations.