Assisted Living in Norwalk, CA
Situated approximately 17 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Norwalk offers a classic Southern California lifestyle, with plenty of sunshine and access to cultural and outdoor amenities. Norwalk Cultural Arts Center provides classes in painting, pottery, gardening, baking, and arts and crafts, as well as live music and theater performances. Nature lovers can visit Norwalk Nature Center to enjoy its topiary garden, fruit orchard, pond and stream and domesticated animals.
Those aged 65 and over make up 11.9% of Norwalk’s overall population of slightly under 102,000 citizens. The average cost of assisted living in Norwalk is $5,000 per month, although prices may be lower or higher at individual facilities depending on variables such as the quality and number of amenities and services and the location of the facility within the community.
Paying for Assisted Living in Norwalk, CA
The Cost of Assisted Living in Norwalk
With an average monthly cost of $5,000, assisted living in Norwalk is the same as California’s overall average and several hundred dollars higher than the national average of $4,300. Prices are lower in the neighboring states of Arizona, Nevada and Oregon at $3,900, $3,595 and $4,659, respectively, but costs rise to $5,750 per month in Washington to the north.
Assisted living costs within California range from a low of $3,500 in Stockton to a high of $7,100 in Salinas. Bay Area prices are higher than the average at $6,100 in San Francisco, while their seniors in San Diego pay an average of $4,525 per month. In the middle of the state, Sacramento residents pay $5,395, while those in Redding pay $4,500 per month.
Note: Data for Norwalk was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Los Angeles, was used instead.
Norwalk Assisted Living Financial Assistance
California residents who are not able to keep living in their homes may be able to access assistance paying for some of the costs associated with assisted living from California’s Assisted Living Waiver. Services covered include basic daily activities such as dressing and bathing.
Our Assisted Living in California page has more information about the waiver, including who’s eligible and how to apply.
Norwalk Assisted Living Resources
|Norwalk Senior Center||(562) 929-5580||Adults aged 50 and over can access activities and services at Norwalk Senior Center. Activities include board games, group trips to local areas of interest, tai chi and classes in fine arts and creative writing. Balance workshops, blood pressure screenings and other wellness services are also available. The center publishes a newsletter with a calendar of activities and special events. |
|Norwalk American Legion Post 359||(562) 474-1977||Members of the American Legion can socialize with other military members and their families as well as receive assistance filling out the paperwork involved in getting service-based entitlements. All current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join the American Legion. |
|City of Norwalk Dial-a-Ride||(562) 929-5700||Dial-a-Ride services are available in Norwalk to those aged 60 and over and those who are disabled. Reservations must be made in advance, and the cost is $1 per one-way trip. |
|Older & Dependent Adult Services ||(888) 211-0644||As the local Area Agency on Aging, the office of L.A. County Older & Dependent Adult Services provides referrals to community resources, Medicare and Medicaid counseling and case management. It partners with members of the California State Bar to provide legal assistance for those aged 60 and over.|
|Long-Term Care Ombudsman ||(562) 925-2346||Norwalk residents living in long-term care facilities, as well as their friends and relatives, can contact the Long-Term Care Ombudsman if they believe their legal rights are being violated in any way. All services are free of charge and completely confidential. |
Norwalk Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted living and other long-term care facilities in California are overseen by the state’s Senior Care Licensing Program. All facilities must be in compliance with all rules and regulations regarding their operations.
Our Assisted Living in California page has information about these laws and regulations.