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Moving into assisted living near you doesn't have to be an ordeal if you plan ahead and give yourself time to get the necessary preparations done. In particular, many seniors moving into assisted living in Walnut Creek should:
The average monthly cost of assisted living in the Walnut Creek/East Bay Area is $5,500, according to the 2017 Genworth Cost of Care survey.
The same survey found that the average cost of residential care nationwide is $3,750, making assisted living in Walnut Creek an above-average option for many seniors. If you or your senior loved one have been living independently with a home health aide, however, you might see your monthly costs come down from $5,625.
Our local Seniorly Partner Agents often have the ability to negotiate monthly rent and fees on your behalf at many of the communities you might be interested in. This is a free service to you. To connect to a Seniorly Partner Agent email us now at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (855) 866-4515.
The difference between assisted living and other types of senior care is that assisted living sits between independent living and skilled nursing facilities, also known as nursing homes. Other care levels generally offer more medically oriented services for their residents, in particular: