Assisted Living in Menifee, California
Idyllically located in the southwestern portion of Riverside County in the sun-drenched Menifee Valley, Menifee offers a classic Southern California lifestyle. Residents enjoy outdoor recreation on a year-round basis thanks to its pleasant, Mediterranean climate that ensures that the city’s two golf courses get plenty of activity. Those seeking access to urban amenities appreciate the city’s relative proximity to Los Angeles, which is less than an hour and a half away by car.
Those aged 65 and over make up approximately 18.1% of Menifee’s overall population of slightly less than 95,000 citizens. The average monthly cost of assisted living facilities in Menifee is $4,525, although prices of individual facilities may vary significantly. Determining factors include available services, amenities and location within the community.
Note: Data for Menifee was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Diego, was used instead.
Paying for Assisted Living in Menifee, California
The Cost of Assisted Living in Menifee
At a monthly average of $4,525 per month, residents of assisted living facilities in Menifee pay slightly more than the national average of $4,300 and less than the overall California average of $5,000. Prices fall to $4,659 in Oregon to the north and to $3,595 in Nevada to the east. Those in Arizona pay a monthly average of $3,900, while their counterparts in Idaho and Washington pay $3,675 and $5,750, respectively.
Prices fluctuate significantly throughout California, with the highest costs found in Salinas at $7,100 and the lowest in Stockton at $3,500. San Francisco residents pay an average of $6,100, while prices rise slightly in Napa to $6,250. Those in Riverside, Redding and San Jose pay $3,900, $4,500 and $5,875, respectively.
Menifee Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Those requiring a nursing home level of care may be able to access financial assistance for some of the costs associated with assisted living from California’s Assisted Living Waiver. Covered costs include assistance with activities of routine living, such as bathing, basic grooming and dressing.
Please see our Assisted Living in California page for information on eligibility for the waiver and how to apply.
Menifee Assisted Living Resources
|Kay Ceniceros Senior Center ||(951) 672-9673||Seniors in Menifee can enjoy playing cards, ping pong, pool, pool, Scrabbles and other games at Kay Ceniceros Senior Center. The center also offers fitness programs, group outings and hot, nutritious lunches five days per week. Lunch is served at 11:30 each weekday. Reservations are required. |
|Riverside County Office on Aging ||(877) 932-4100||As the Area Agency on Aging serving communities in Riverside County, Riverside County Office on Aging provides local seniors with direct and indirect services designed to cultivate a good quality of life for older people. services include congregate meals at designated sites as part of the Senior Nutrition Program, health insurance counseling, wellness screenings and a variety of community engagement and outreach programs. This agency also provides referrals to relevant services within the community. |
|Veterans Services of Riverside County ||(951) 955-3060||Veterans of all branches of the U.S. military and their dependents and survivors can receive a variety of services from Veterans Services of Riverside County. Services include identifying and applying for relevant service-based entitlements, medical care and employment and education assistance. Veterans are also eligible for special license plates in California, and this agency can provide the necessary documents to give to the Department of Motor Vehicles. |
|Senior/Disabled Dial-a-Ride Service ||(951) 687-8080||Riverside County seniors aged 65 and over are eligible to receive Dial-a-Ride services to destinations within their city limits and within 3/4 of a mile from fixed-route bus stops. Those with specialized transportation needs can access Dial-a-Ride Plus Lifeline Service, which provides transportation for up to 2 miles past the fixed-route stops. These rides must be to life-sustaining services, and the passenger must be without other transportation options. |
|Long Term Care Ombudsman Program ||(951) 686-4402||Those in long-term care facilities can access investigative services and advocacy from the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program. Composed of a mixture of trained volunteers and professionals, the program is free, and all services are confidential. The program handles complaints of abuse, exploitation and substandard accommodations and services. Friends and loved ones of seniors in assisted living facilities are also welcome to use this service if they have concerns about how their loved one is being treated in a facility. |
Menifee Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
California’s Senior Care Licensing Program monitors and licenses all long-term care facilities, including assisted living communities. All facilities are required to comply with all rules and regulations relevant to their operation.
See our Assisted Living in California page for information about these laws and regulations.