Assisted Living in Fair Oaks, California
Fair Oaks, California, is located in Sacramento County, approximately 25 minutes northeast of the state’s capital. The city has a population of 32,514, with 22% of residents ages 65 and older. Active seniors have plenty of options for exercise outdoors at Fair Oaks Bluff and Bannister Park. There are also several shopping malls for daily outings, including the Fair Oaks Square Shopping Center and the Fair Oaks Promenade. Additional attractions include the Fair Oaks Chicken Festival and the Exotic Animal Experience.
There are 16 assisted living communities in Fair Oaks that are available for those who need long-term care. These communities have an average monthly cost of $5,395. Several factors can affect the actual cost of each facility, including the number of amenities, the different types of care, and the location of the community within the city.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fair Oaks, California
The Cost of Assisted Living in Fair Oaks
According to the 2020 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, Fair Oaks assisted living communities cost around $5,395 per month, which is more than the state average of $5,000 and the national average of $4,300. To the north in Oregon, seniors pay around $4,659. To the east, in Nevada and Arizona, costs are $3,595 and $3,900, respectively.
Seniors throughout the state find a wide variety of care costs for assisted living. Redding and San Diego have some of the lowest fees at $4,500 and $4,525. Napa and San Francisco are the most costly at $6,250 and $6,100. In Los Angeles, seniors pay around $5,000 per month.
Note: Data for Fair Oaks was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Sacramento, was used instead.
Fair Oaks Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Low-income seniors and adults with disabilities who need help paying for home and community-based services in assisted living may qualify for the California Assisted Living Waiver. The ALW covers items such as grooming, housekeeping, medication management and meals.
Learn more about this waiver and what it covers at our Assisted Living in California page.
Fair Oaks Assisted Living Resources
|Active Adults Program||(916) 536-6413||The Active Adults Program is provided by the Fair Oaks Recreation and Parks District. Some of the program’s activities include line dancing, hiking groups, arts and enrichment classes, bus trips, fitness classes and adult education. |
|Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center||(650) 780-7825||Available for adults ages 60 and older, the Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center offers classes, clubs and activities for those interested in fun, fellowship and quality of life. Additional services include nutritious meals, health screenings and social activities that include a garden club, bingo tournaments, cornhole, a singing club and a watercolor club.|
|Sacramento County Agency on Aging Area 4||(916) 486-1876||The AAA is a standalone nonprofit agency that serves adults ages 60 and older. It offers health insurance counseling, information and assistance, employment services, legal services, nutrition and residential repairs and modifications.|
|Sacramento Regional Transit District ||(916) 321-2877||The SacRT operates 67 primary bus routes throughout the county. Its Neighborhood Ride service uses smaller buses that provide door-to-door services for local seniors and those with disabilities. Buses can accommodate up to 17 passengers; reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are available on a first-come first-served basis. |
|California Long-Term Care Ombudsman||1-800-231-4024||The long-term care ombudsman helps assist seniors in long-term care facilities with issues related to daily care, health and safety. Acting as an advocate, the agency addresses issues including violation of rights, abuse, poor quality of care, diet, health insurance and benefit issues.|
Fair Oaks Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
All assisted living communities in Fair Oaks and within the state are regulated by the California Department of Social Services Continuing Care Contact Branch. The department handles issues regarding health and safety.
Learn more about these laws and regulations at our Assisted Living in California page.