As the beating heart of Southern California’s iconic film industry, Culver City offers a vibrant arts and culture scene combined with easy access to the abundant natural beauty of nearby beach areas, while nearby Los Angeles provides a dazzling array of world-class amenities. With warm summers, mild winters, a lower-than-average amount of rainfall and an above-average number of sunny days, Culver City’s climate is ideal for retirees. Seniors may also enjoy practicing their swing and teeing off year-round at the 72 golf courses located within 20 miles of Culver City.
Those aged 65 and over make up around 16.5% of Culver City’s overall population of slightly under 40,000 residents. The average cost of assisted living in Culver City is $5,000 per month, although prices vary between facilities, depending on factors, such as location, services and amenities.
Note: Data for Culver City was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Los Angeles, was used instead.
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Residents of Culver City pay an average of $5,000 per month for assisted living, which is on par with the statewide average and $700 higher than the national average of $4,300. Costs in most nearby states are lower with the exception of Washington, where the average assisted monthly assisted living cost is $5,750. Residents of Oregon, Nevada and Arizona pay $4,659, $3,595 and $3,900, respectively.
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Monthly assisted living costs within California range from $7,100 in Salinas to $3,500 in Stockton. At the northern end of the state in Redding, seniors pay an average of $4,500, while their counterparts in El Centro at the southern end pay $5,825. Costs in San Diego average $4,525 and rise to $5,395 in Sacramento and to $6,100 in San Francisco.
Medi-Cal’s Assisted Living Waiver is available for residents of California who fall below specific income levels and who would otherwise require a nursing-home level of care. The program helps pay for some of the routine activities involved with daily living, such as dressing, basic grooming and bathing.
Learn more about the Assisted Living Waiver, the eligibility requirements and the application process on our Assisted Living in California page.
|City of Los Angeles Department of Aging||(213) 482-7252||As the Area Agency on Aging for Los Angeles and surrounding suburbs, including Culver City, the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging provides older adults with referrals and information about relevant community-based programs and services, as well as a number of direct services. Direct services include implementation of congregate meal programs at various senior nutrition sites, health and wellness screenings, case management and Medicare and Medicaid counseling for those new to these programs.|
|Culver City Senior & Disabled Transportation Services||(310) 253-6712||Culver City Senior & Disabled Transportation Services provides several transportation alternatives for those who are unable to access regular fixed-route public transportation. Programs include Culver City Dial-a-Ride, which provides curb-to-curb service within Culver City limits between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and the Taxi Coupon Program, which is available whenever participating local taxi services are in operation. Participants in both programs must meet specific eligibility guidelines and residency requirements and must provide proof of age or disability.|
|Culver City Senior Center||(310) 253-6700||Culver City seniors can access life-enriching programs, activities and services through the Culver City Senior Center, including congregate meals on weekdays, free medical and financial educational seminars geared toward older adults and the AARP Driver Safety Program. Seniors can take classes in arts and crafts, watercolor, ballroom dancing and more, and the center regularly offers movies, holiday parties and group outings. It also maintains a YouTube channel and publishes a monthly newsletter that contains a complete list of activities.|
|Veterans Affairs Field Office — Culver City||(310) 641-0326||Those with honorable discharges from all branches of the U. S. Armed Forces are eligible for service-based entitlements. The Veterans Affairs Field Office in Culver City provides veterans residing in Culver County with assistance identifying and applying for relevant programs. The office also provides referrals for veterans struggling with substance abuse or PTSD issues.|
|Wise & Healthy Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program||(310) 394-9871||Seniors in long-term care facilities and their families who are in need of information and advocacy can reach out to the Wise & Healthy Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program for confidential information and assistance. Services are free of charge and include investigation of complaints, conflict resolution and education about the rights of residents of long-term care facilities under state and federal law. Ombudsmen also conduct regular unannounced visits.|
All long-term care facilities, including assisted living communities, are required to comply with relevant statutes and regulations regarding their operations. California facilities are licensed and monitored by the Senior Care Licensing Program.
Visit our Assisted Living in California page for more information about these regulations.