Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Livermore is a town known for its vineyards and laboratories. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which discovered the livermorium chemical element, has its base here, as does the i-GATE NEST campus — a partnership between the local labs, the University of California and UC Davis to build a green technology hub. The population of Livermore is just over 90,000, with 12.9% being 65 years or older. Those who enjoy the sun and warmth can enjoy the temperate climate of Livermore. It doesn’t snow in the city and only receives an average of 18 inches of rain per year. The average lowest temperature in winter is 39 degrees Fahrenheit, while the summer average is 89 degrees Fahrenheit.
Assisted living is best suited to seniors who are still independent but may need some assistance with the tasks of daily living. Seniors living in Livermore have a choice of assisted living facilities in the area. All of these facilities offer personalized care, recreational activities, housekeeping services and daily meals. The 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey reports that the average senior in Livermore pays $6,319 per month for assisted living, which is higher than both the national average and California state median.
This guide provides an overview of cost data and additional information that may assist seniors.
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1. The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens
35 Fenton Street, Livermore, CA, 94550
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COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Livermore
COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in California. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.
Paying For Assisted Living in Livermore
Seniors in Livermore pay an average of $6,319 per month for assisted living.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Livermore
The average assisted living community in Livermore charges $6,319 per month to provide services, over $1,000 more than the California state average of $5,250 and close to $2,000 more than the national rate of $4,500.
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In Santa Rosa, monthly care costs are amongst the highest in the state at $7,048, which is considerably more than Livermore. Care costs in the inland cities of Sacramento and Yuba are far more affordable, with an average cost of $5,225 and $4,658 respectively. Just south of Livermore, the cities of San Jose and Santa Cruz both offer lower average costs of care in comparison to Livermore. In San Jose, the average senior pays $6,000 and in Santa Cruz, you’ll pay around $5,550 for care.
Note: Data for Livermore was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.
How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Livermore
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:
This office can help seniors who wish to apply for benefits, have an issue or concern or are not sure if they are eligible for such benefits. It can also link to other departmental programs, including Medi-Cal.
The VSO offers veterans and their surviving dependents information and assistance regarding benefits. The staff help applicable seniors to apply for benefits and any entitlement they are eligible for. It can also link seniors with a specific veteran’s community group.
The California State Library runs the BTBL program for visually impaired seniors to access entertainment forms they can interact with. The service can provide books, magazines, newspapers printed in Braille. It also provides audiobook rentals.
Livermore Senior Center provides a space for seniors to socialize and enjoy meals. It also offers technology tutoring services and a lending library.
Livermore Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted Living Facilities in the Livermore area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.