Wildomar, CA, in Riverside County, has a population of 36,875. It’s a little more than an hour from San Diego and another hour from Tijuana, Mexico. Despite Wildomar’s high overall cost of living (135.8) compared to the national average (100), it’s less than California’s score of 149.9. Residents, including Wildomar’s estimated 4,868 seniors, can use beneficial local resources to help offset the high cost of living. The city has many sunny days — well above the national average — to look forward to.
When living a fully independent lifestyle is no longer an option, yet seniors still want to maintain some form of independence, an assisted living community can be a great compromise. Assisted living facilities can help with activities of daily living such as personal care and transportation. Any senior who agrees and decides to relocate to an assisted living community in Wildomar will pay approximately $5,475 per month.
This guide goes into more about the assisted living cost in Wildomar and its comparison to other cities within the state. There’s also information about resources and additional particulars that seniors could find helpful.
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COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Wildomar
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.
Paying For Assisted Living in Wildomar
Although monthly costs can change from one assisted living community to the next, Wildomar seniors should estimate they will pay approximately $5,475 each month.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Wildomar
The monthly median assisted living costs of Wildomar ($5,475) and California ($5,250) are closer to each other than either is to the $4,500 national average.
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On the following list, Wildomar has the widest monthly assisted living cost gap against Stockton ($3,649), followed relatively closely by Riverside ($4,000) with a $1,826 and $1,475 difference, respectively. Within close cost proximity to Wildomar are Sacramento ($5,225), Los Angeles ($5,250) and Oxnard ($5,750). Salinas ($6,000) and El Centro ($6,150) are the only two in the area in the $6,000 and up range.
Note:Data for Wildomar was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Diego, was used instead.
How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Wildomar
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
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:
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System grants discounted passes and fares to eligible individuals 65 and older. Seniors not only need a valid ID while buying the pass, but they also should keep it on hand for every public transportation trip with the MTS.
Wildomar’s senior residents can utilize Dial-A-Ride via the Riverside Transit Agency. They will need a valid photo ID to prove they fall in the 65 and older age range. The service requires reservations.
The Riverside County Office on Aging is open on weekdays, and the office requires appointments. Programs and services include the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), legal assistance, volunteering opportunities and Health Promotion Programs.
The Wildomar Branch of the Riverside County Library System is on Mission Trail. It’s open on weekdays and Saturdays with the only late night on Mondays until 8 p.m. Various events include the adult coloring group and the Wildomar Library Book Club. Residents who visit the library can also borrow a vehicle day-use free pass to use at a state park in California for up to two weeks. In addition to being able to use a computer at the library (with a valid library card), people also have the opportunity to check out a Chromebook.
Wildomar Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted Living Facilities in the Wildomar 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.