Assisted Living in San Bruno, CA
San Bruno is a small city located in San Mateo County, CA. Approximately 14.9% of San Bruno’s population of a little less than 44,000 citizens are aged 65 and over. Residents of San Bruno enjoy a quintessential San Francisco Bay Area lifestyle. The city is known for its abundant green spaces and ethnically diverse population. San Bruno City Park has picnic spots and hiking trails, and the downtown core features a variety of unique shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues housed in early 20th-century Western-style buildings. Thanks to the area’s Mediterranean climate, golf enthusiasts can enjoy teeing off 12 months out of the year at Crystal Springs Golf Course.
Residents of assisted living facilities in San Bruno pay an average of $6,100 per month. Prices of individual facilities vary, however, depending on a number of factors. These factors include where the facility is located in the community, the quality and amount of the amenities and services it offers.
Paying for Assisted Living in San Bruno, CA
The Cost of Assisted Living in San Bruno
At an average cost of $6,100 per month, assisted living facilities in San Bruno are more expensive than the California average of $5,000 and the national average of $4,300. Costs are lower in Arizona to the south, Nevada to the east, and Oregon to the north at $3,900, $3,595 and $4,659, respectively, but rise to $5,750 in Washington to Oregon’s north.
The lowest monthly assisted living costs in California are found in the inland communities of Stockton, at $3,500, and Bakersfield, at $3,619, while their counterparts in Salinas and Napa pay the highest costs, at $7,100 and $6,250, respectively. At the southern end of the state, those in El Centro pay an average of $5,825, and those at the northern end in Redding pay a monthly average of $4,500.
Note: Data for San Bruno was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.
San Bruno Assisted Living Financial Assistance
The Assisted Living Waiver provides those requiring a nursing-home level of care but who would rather continue living in their own homes or assisted living facilities with help paying for some of the services associated with assisted living. Covered services include the tasks associated with daily living, such bathing, basic grooming and dressing.
See our Assisted Living in California page for information on who’s eligible for the waiver and how to apply.
San Bruno Assisted Living Resources
|San Bruno Senior Center||(650) 616-7150||San Bruno Senior Center is a 50+ organization where members can join their peers for congregate meals, card and board games, bingo, community outings, seminars and classes and weekly hiking trips. Seniors are also welcome to drop in simply to sit and visit with others over a cup of coffee or tea. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. with the exception of dances and refreshments every Sunday afternoon. |
|San Mateo County Veterans Services ||(650) 802-6598||Veterans of all branches of the U.S. military can get help accessing service-based entitlements and benefits, including California state veterans benefits and service-based disability claims. The agency offers life insurance and assists veterans and their families with non-service pension claims.|
|San Mateo County Area Agency on Aging ||(650) 713-8447||San Mateo County Healthy Aging & Adult Services provides referrals to relevant local, state and federal resources designed to optimize the quality of life for older adults as well as a number of direct services. Direct services include congregating nutrition, health insurance information and counseling, fall-prevention workshops and consumer education concerning scams that target the elderly. |
|The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County Senior Advocates Program||(650) 558-0915||San Mateo County residents aged 60 and over can get help with legal issues through the Legal Aid Senior Advocacy Program. Older adults face a range of unique legal situations, such as elder abuse, advance care directives and accessing Social Security, Medi-Cal and other government benefits. Those who are homebound can request in-home appointments. |
|Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County ||(650) 780-5707||Ombudsman Services of Mateo County provides advocacy and intervention for San Mateo County residents who live in long-term care facilities. The organization’s mission is to ensure that the legal rights of those living in long-term care facilities are not violated in any way. All services are free of charge and confidential. |
San Bruno Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Long-term care facilities located in California must comply with all regulations and rules pursuant to their operations. These facilities are overseen and licensed by the Senior Care Licensing Program.
See our Assisted Living in California page for more information.