Assisted Living in San Leandro, CA
San Leandro is a mid-sized city located southeast of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. Part of the Stanford Care group, San Leandro Hospital is centrally located and easily accessible. Residents of San Leandro enjoy a pleasant climate with warm summers, mild winters, a less-than-average amount of rainfall and no snow, making it an ideal location for retirees who enjoy spending time outdoors. San Leandro offers a vibrant local culture with community festivals, regular art walks and live performances that reflect the community’s unique history and diverse population.
Senior citizens aged 65 and over make up approximately 15.1% of San Leandro’s overall population of a little less than 89,000 people. The average assisted living facility in San Leandro is $6,100 per month, but these costs may vary depending on where the facility is located within the community and the types and amount of services and amenities offered.
Paying for Assisted Living in San Leandro, CA
The Cost of Assisted Living in San Leandro
With an average monthly price tag of $6,100, San Leandro residents pay more than the California average of $5,000 and the U.S. average of $4,300. Prices fall slightly in Oregon at $4,659 to the immediate north but rise to $5,750 in Washington. Costs are lower in Nevada to the east at $3,595 and in Arizona to the southeast at $3,900.
The least expensive assisted living costs in California are found in Stockton at $3,500, while their counterparts in Salinas pay over twice that amount at $7,100. Mid-range prices of $4,525 are found in San Diego in the south of the state, in Redding to the north at $4,500 and in the middle of the state in Fresno at $4,750.
Note: Data for San Leandro was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.
San Leandro Assisted Living Financial Assistance
California’s Assisted Living Waiver provides assistance with paying for some of the costs associated with assisted living for those requiring a nursing home level of care. Daily activities such as bathing, getting dressed and everyday grooming are among the covered assistance.
Our Assisted Living in California page has more information on who’s eligible for the waiver and how to apply.
San Leandro Assisted Living Resources
|Contact ||Description |
|San Leandro Senior Community Center||(510) 577-7990||Those aged 50 and over can access the San Leandro Senior Community Center for a variety of activities and services. The center’s community awareness program covers subjects such as scam awareness, changes in Medicare and safe driving for older people. There is an on-site arts and crafts room for working on group and individual projects. The activities calendar also includes fitness classes, group outings, cards and games and social hours. The center hosts celebrations on all major holidays and serves hot, nutritious lunches five days per week. Services are available in Spanish and English. |
|Flex Rides on Demand||(510) 577-7985 ||Flex Rides on Demand is an on-demand transportation service available to those aged 70 and over as well as anyone aged 18 and over who are East Bay Paratransit Certified. The service is available 24/7, and rides typically arrive within 15 minutes of being requested. Riders pay $4 toward the overall cost of the rides, while the service covers the rest of the cost up to $20. Riders must pay the extra when fares are above the $20 limit. |
|American Legion Post 117 ||(510) 483-1605||Current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families are eligible for membership in the American Legion. The organization provides free assistance identifying and accessing all service-based benefits and entitlements. Members also have plenty of opportunities to meet and socialize with other current or former military personnel at social functions such as dinners, picnics, lodge meetings and special events. |
|Alameda County Area Agency on Aging ||(510) 577-3530||As the Area Agency on Aging for San Leandro and other Alameda County communities, this organization provides direct and indirect services to promote independence and a good quality of life for senior citizens. Direct services include health care screenings, health insurance counseling, case management and fall prevention workshops. The agency also provides referrals to relevant resources on the local, state and national level and publishes a quarterly newsletter for seniors in collaboration with the Alameda County Advisory Commission. |
|Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program||(510) 638-6878||Residents of long-term care facilities can contact the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program if they have concerns that their legal rights are being violated. Compassionate and caring staff and trained volunteers listen to the concerns of residents and/or their loved ones and determine what course of action should be taken, including reporting violations to relevant government agencies when the situation calls for it. All services are free and confidential. |
San Leandro Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Long-term care facilities in California are monitored and licensed the Senior Care Licensing Program. Facilities are required to be in compliance with all relevant rules and regulations.
Our Assisted Living in California page has more information about these laws and regulations.