Orangevale is a residential suburban community to the east of Sacramento, California. As part of the larger capital region, Orangevale is just minutes away from the museums and shopping centers in the larger community surrounding it. Sunrise Mall, in particular, is close to the border of Orangevale, and it opens an hour early every morning for Friends-in-Fitness, a senior mall-walking group. Seniors in Orangevale can also enjoy almost year-round hiking, biking and golf, since the capital region gets some of the mildest winters in the country. Every summer also sees dozens of retirees gather at Sunrise and Madison to show off classic cars in an impromptu car show. Almost 17% of Orangevale’s 34,000 residents are seniors aged 65 and over, with scores of assisted living communities in the area to care for them.
Seniors in Orangevale live in an area with multiple senior living options. Assisted living, in particular, offers services such as personalized daily care, meal preparation and social support through organized events and professional interventions. The Genworth 2021 Cost of Care Survey reports that seniors in the Orangevale area pay an average of $5,225 a month for assisted living. This is $25 a month less than the California state average, though it’s $725 more than the national average.
This guide contains information about assisted living costs in Orangevale and may be helpful for seniors looking into assisted living.
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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.
Seniors in Orangevale pay an average of $5,225 a month for assisted living.
Assisted living in Orangevale costs $5,225 a month, which is just $25 less than the California average of $5,250. Nationwide, seniors can expect to pay around $4,500 for similar senior care, or $725 a month less than in Orangevale.
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The $5,225 Orangevale seniors pay for assisted living is just under the average in Los Angeles, which is right in line with the statewide figure of $5,250 a month. Orangevale is close to the middle of prices for California cities. Less expensive areas include the Central Valley farming communities of Fresno and Bakersfield, where costs average $3,900 and $3,750 a month, respectively. Several California cities are significantly more expensive than Orangevale. These include the Silicon Valley capital of San Jose ($6,000), the densely populated hills of San Francisco ($6,319) and Santa Rosa, at the heart of the Napa Valley Wine Country ($7,048).
NOTE: Data for Orangevale was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Sacramento, CA, was used instead.
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:
For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in California.
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Advocacy Program (HICAP)
|(916) 498-1000||HICAP provides case manager assistance to seniors in Orangevale who need help finding and signing up for the health plans they may be eligible for. Staff assist seniors with Medicare, Medicaid and some veterans’ issues, give referrals and advice and aid seniors with appeals for needed health programs.|
|Senior Legal Helpline||(916) 551-2140||Seniors in Orangevale can call the Senior Legal Helpline for referrals to free and low-cost senior legal aid. Helpline partners are licensed attorneys with senior-focused practices who can assist older adults with estate planning, Medicare law, Social Security and advance directives, among other special concerns of seniors.|
|Alzheimer’s Aid Society||(916) 483-2002||The Alzheimer’s Aid Society conducts training and caregiver workshops for the loved ones of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Day programs are available through the society, as are referrals for caregiver help and licensed local facilities.|
|Area Agency on Aging Area 4||(916) 486-1876||The Area 4 Agency on Aging offers intake and case manager assistance for seniors who need help finding local programs for health, nutrition and caregiver assistance. Orangevale seniors aged 50 and over can take part in training and health screening sessions the agency holds at local community centers, as well as congregate meals and nutritional support.|
|Senior Companions Program||(916) 875-3631||Seniors in Sacramento, Yolo and Nevada Counties may be eligible for free companion care provided by volunteers. Companions provide social contact for area seniors, as well as standby service during medical office visits and activities of daily living.|
|Sunrise Recreation and Park District||(916) 725-1585||Orangevale seniors can sign up for classes and social events through the Sunrise Recreation and Park District. District programs include senior fitness, martial arts, healthy living workshops and direct aid for thousands of local seniors.|
Assisted Living Facilities in the Orangevale 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.