Senior Living & Senior Care Assistance in California
Trusted 55+ Senior Care & Senior Housing Communities
55 Senior Housing Communities, also called independent living communities, are designed to accommodate independent residents with few or no medical needs. Residents living in 55 Senior Housing Communities live in a variety of apartment sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, varying in each community. 55 Senior Housing Communities are for active residents who do not need the support or care that is usually provided by an Assisted Living community or Board & Care. These communities tend to be large in size with populations reaching over 200 residents. Unlike most Assisted Living communities, 55 Senior Housing Communities allow small pets with a pet deposit. Most communities these days are built as if they were resorts, with plenty of free activities and social outings.
55 Senior Housing Community costs vary widely based on whether an individual rents or purchases a unit, but most independent living communities require a monthly fee for services and activities. Some senior communities are subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for low-income seniors, but waiting lists can take years to turn over.
The average cost per month for this type of residence ranges from $1000 to $3000. Some 55 Senior Housing Communities accept low income fees, such as HUD.
55 Senior Housing Communities are best for seniors in overall good health, age 55 and older, who wish to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
Active 55 Senior Housing Communities, offer a place for seniors to live with organized social events and recreational activities. Many 55 Senior Housing Communities offer classes such as dance, art, ceramics or woodworking. Other 55 Senior Housing Communities are equipped with fitness facilities, golf courses, swimming pools and spas, laundry services, dining facilities, and have access to local transportation.
For further information on 55 Senior Housing Communities or to locate a nearby community to your preferred location please contact our placement specialists.