Assisted Living in Danville, California
Situated slightly over a half an hour’s drive from San Francisco, Danville is an upscale community in Contra Costa County in California. Its downtown district offers a quaint village-like experience with unique shopping, dining and entertainment venues, and its placement near Northern California’s world-renowned Napa Valley makes it an ideal retirement destination for wine and farm-to-table enthusiasts. Danville’s warm summers, above-average number of sunny days and below-average amount of precipitation make it ideal for outdoor-loving retirees who put a priority on living in an area with a pleasant climate.
Approximately 18.4% of Danville’s overall population of 44,510 residents are senior citizens aged 65 and over. The average monthly price tag of assisted living facilities in Danville is $6,100, although costs of individual places vary depending on the types and quality of the services and amenities they provide as well as their individual location within the community.
Note: Data for Danville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.
Paying for Assisted Living in Danville, California
The Cost of Assisted Living in Danville
With an average cost of $6,100 per month, according to the Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey, residents of assisted living facilities in Danville pay more than the California state average ($5,000) and the national average ($4,300). Average costs in the nearby states of Oregon ($4,659), Washington ($5,750), Idaho, ($3,675), Nevada ($3,595) and Arizona ($3,900).
Assisted living costs fluctuate wildly throughout the state of California. Budget-minded seniors can find low-cost facilities in Stockton ($3,500), Bakersfield ($3,613) and Merced ($3,750). The highest costs are found on the Central Coast in Salinas ($7,100), while San Diego ($4,525) offers a coastal lifestyle at a lower price point. Those seeking a happy medium can find facilities with costs closer to the state average in the capital city of Sacramento ($5,395)
Danville Assisted Living Financial Assistance
California residents who meet specific income requirements may be able to receive help paying for some of the costs of assisted living from the Assisted Living Waiver. Administered by Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, the waiver provides financial assistance with routine activities of daily life for those who need a nursing home level of care. Please see our Assisted Living in California page for eligibility requirements and other information.
Danville Assisted Living Resources
|Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging||(214) 765-0478||Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging provides information, referrals and services designed to promote a good quality of life among senior citizens within the county. The agency maintains an information and assistance hotline staffed by trained social workers that seniors, their caregivers and their families can use to learn about applicable community resources. Other direct services they provide include Medicaid and Medicare counseling, a Healthy Outlook column with advice on a variety of health issues commonly experienced by older persons and congregate meals at senior nutrition sites throughout the county. |
|Danville Senior Center||(925) 314-3431||Danville seniors can enjoy community meals with their peers, join in a card game, participate in a fitness session or simply sit and visit with their friends in a supportive environment. The center also offers special interest classes, community outings and plenty of opportunities to volunteer. |
|Contra Costa County Veterans Service Office||(925) 313-1481||Veterans of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged as well as their families can access a variety of services from Contra Costa County Veterans Service Office. Veterans Services representatives are available to help with filling out forms and other aspects of applying for service-based entitlement with the aim of getting veterans the maximum amount of benefits. They also provide information about getting medical and dental treatment at local VA clinics and referrals to veterans programs and services specific to the state of California. |
|Rides for Seniors||(925) 284-2207||Contra Costa County residents aged 60 and over who have no other way to get to medical and dental appointments or to shop for basic necessities can access no-cost, door-through-door transportation from Rides for Seniors. Participants must be able to walk with the assistance of mobility aids such as walkers, crutches and knee scooters or by holding onto someone’s elbow. |
|Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda||(925) 685-2070||Required to have a presence in every community, the ombudsman program provides advocacy and complaint/conflict resolution for senior citizens in long-term care facilities. All services are confidential.|
Danville Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisting living and other long-term care facilities in the state of California are required to comply with applicable state and federal laws and regulations pursuant to their operations. The Senior Care Licensing Program monitors and licenses these facilities. Our Assisted Living in California page has more information.