Assisted Living in Rocklin, California
Rocklin is a smaller suburb of Sacramento, CA, the state capital. Out of a population of 69,000, 12% are seniors aged 65 and older, a demographic that will likely need accommodations in one fo the metro area’s assisted living communities as they get older. Rocklin has been named one of the Top Ten Places to Live in California by ChamberOfCommerce.org. With many outdoor spaces for biking, walking, and bird-watching, as well as close access to the amenities of a large city, Rocklin affords seniors here a comfortable blend of small-town living and big-city benefits.
Weather in Rocklin is warm year-round, with summer highs in the 90s and winter lows high 30s, with no snow. Seniors who dislike the cold may find relief here. Crime rates lower than the national average and access to world-class health care make Rocklin an attractive community for seniors.
The average monthly cost of assisted living in Rocklin is $4,500, although actual prices vary depending on the location, amenities and services offered.
Note: Data for Rocklin was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Sacramento, was used instead.
Paying for Assisted Living in Rocklin, California
The Cost of Assisted Living in Rocklin
The average monthly costs for assisted living are higher in Rocklin than the rest of the nation, at $4,500 compared to $4,051. However, Rocklin is right in line with the state’s average. By comparison, Nevada and Arizona, both states attractive for seniors, are much less per month, averaging $3,400 and $3,750, respectively. Oregon to the north, however, averages the same as Rocklin and California overall.
Many large metro areas in California have higher averages for assisted living fees than the state overall. Salinas and San Luis Obispo, both along the coast, are among the most expensive, at $5,500 per month each, although San Francisco, another coastal city, is notably less, at $4,750. Larger SoCal cities San Diego and Los Angeles are closer on average to Rocklin, with LA at $4,500 and San Diego averaging $4,750.
Rocklin Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Rocklin seniors who receive Medi-Cal, California Medicaid, may be eligible for an assisted living waiver to help offset the costs of room and board. Eligibility is income-based and open to those 65 and older. The waiver is intended to avoid nursing home placement for seniors. The Home and Community-Based Services also can cover in-home health care and caregiver/ companion services including those associated with the tasks of daily living, light medical care and mobility.
Learn more about the ALW, the eligibility requirements and application process at our Assisted Living in California page.
Rocklin Assisted Living Resources
|Sacramento County | Agency on Aging Area 4||(916) 246-2117||Services from this agency are open to all Sacramento County residents aged 60 and older. Caregiver support services and counseling for older adults and their caregivers are available. Information for health insurance and government benefits is provided, and help to enroll in benefits is given by care managers. Legal services and health screenings and education are also available.|
|Sacramento County Veterans Office||(916) 874-6811||Case managers connect veterans and surviving spouses with health care services, including hospital care, vision and dental appointments. Other services include applying for death benefits and funeral planning services.|
|Rocklin Senior Club||(916) 625-5200||Active older adults enjoy a variety of scheduled social activities such as bridge games, senior-friendly fitness classes and driver safety education and training. The Rocklin Senior Club encourages seniors to socialize and reduces some of the isolation that the elderly experience.|
|Meals on Wheels by ACC||(916) 444-9533||Eligible seniors – those who are unable to leave their home or have difficulty getting nutritious meals – receive a hot meal and companionship Monday through Friday. Meals that can be reheated are delivered on Fridays for Saturday and Sunday.|
|Rebuilding Together||(916) 455-1880||This is a volunteer-based program that helps low-income and disabled seniors with home repairs, such as fixing doors and windows, and completing modifications for wheelchair access and grab bars and other bathroom safety modifications.|
|County of Sacramento Dept. of Child,Family and Adult Services, SeniorCompanion Program||(916) 875-4463||Peer counseling for topics important to the elderly, such as grief counseling, aging support, health concerns and simply counseling to help ease isolation is available for all Sacramento County seniors. Caseworkers help match new participants to groups that meet their needs.|
|Sacramento Regional Transit District||(916) 321-2877||Seniors and those with a qualifying disability are eligible for reduced fares on the Sacramento light rail and bus fixed route system. Dial-a-Ride services for the disabled are available by appointment.|
Rocklin Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
The State of California sets forth regulations that Rocklin assisted living communities are required to follow. These include accommodations and accessibility, meals, medication oversight and medical care, safety and health standards for residents and staffing ratios. Visit our Assisted Living in California page to learn more about these laws and regulations.