COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Camarillo
For assisted living communities, COVID-19 rules and regulations are typically set at the state level. You can view specific rules on our guide to assisted living in CA. These rules change often, and many communities have policies in place that go above and beyond what’s required by the state, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more.
How to Pay for Assisted Living in Camarillo
Seniors living in Camarillo, CA can expect to pay $5,750 monthly for assisted living services, which is higher in cost than the state and national averages of $5,250 and $4,500.
Assisted Living in Camarillo, CA vs. Nearby Cities
Assisted living costs average $5,750 for communities in Camarillo, making them considerably more expensive than the national average of $4,500. State averages are also higher, running $5,250 per month. This trend continues in several of the most known cities around the state, including in San Diego ($5,475) and Los Angeles ($5,250). With its coveted ocean views, San Francisco has some of the highest prices in California, averaging $6,319 a month. In the northern city of Redding, however, seniors will find costs are sharply lower, at just $4,450.
- Camarillo: $5,750
- California: $5,250
- National: $4,500
- Redding: $4,450
- San Francisco: $6,319
- Los Angeles: $5,250
- San Diego: $5,475
Assisted Living vs. Other Types of Care in Camarillo, CA
While assisted living ($5,750) and homemaker ($5,815) costs are nearly the same in Camarillo, home health aide services ($6,045) are higher on average each month. Due to the high level of provided care and supervision, nursing home costs are almost double that of assisted living, with monthly averages at $11,254.
- Assisted Living: $5,750
- Homemaker Services: $5,815
- Home Health Aide: $6,054
- Adult Day Health Care: Unavailable
- Nursing Home Semiprivate Room: $11,254
Note: Data for Camarillo was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Oxnard, was used instead.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Camarillo
Other Ways to Pay for Assisted Living in Camarillo
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:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Camarillo.
Free and Low-Cost Assisted Living Resources for Seniors in Camarillo
Multiple free and low-cost resources are available in Camarillo for seniors. These dedicated programs help support older adults by providing assistance and educational resources designed to improve their well-being and maintain their independence.
|Camarillo Council on Aging||(805) 388-5397||Camarillo Council on Aging (CCOA) serves as an advisory body to seniors and local organizations and agencies. Meetings regarding senior issues are held regularly and are open to the public. The group also offers educational workshops, newsletters and a resource guide that older adults and their families can use to find additional benefits and services in the local community.|
|Pleasant Valley Senior Center||(805) 482-4881||The Pleasant Valley Senior Center has provided education and social opportunities to older residents of Camarillo for over 60 years. Seniors can participate in art classes, games and events in a friendly peer-based setting and sign up for group trips. Volunteers and groups hold exercise classes, including yoga, walking and stretching, regularly throughout the week.|
|Senior Nutrition Program||(805) 388-1952, ext 168||The Camarillo Health Care District and Ventura County Area Agency on Aging have partnered together to provide nutritious meals for eligible seniors. Home deliveries of freshly prepared meals are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and seniors can attend a monthly luncheon for a chance to dine and socialize with their peers.|
|ElderHelp Transportation Program||(805) 477-7300||Seniors can receive free Dial-A-Ride tickets through the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s ElderHelp Transportation program. Individuals must reside in Ventura County and be age 60 or over to qualify. Fixed bus route tickets to shopping trips, non-medical emergencies and family events are also available.|
|ShopAhoy!||(805) 236-1267||ShopAhoy has helped seniors in Camarillo and Ventura County complete weekly grocery shopping errands since its founding in 1998. Volunteers in the organization call participating seniors and request detailed shopping lists, which are then delivered to the seniors’ homes. A donation is requested but not required for delivery, and seniors are asked to write a check to cover the cost of groceries.|
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Camarillo
Assisted Living Communities in Camarillo are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined by the state. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.
The Top Assisted Living Communities in the Camarillo Area
In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Camarillo area, our team of researchers:
- Sorted through 39 communities using our unique methodology
- Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Camarillo
- Read more than 310 reviews left by residents and their family members
After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Camarillo is $5,750, which is higher than the state average of $5,250 and considerably higher than the national average of $4,500.
Jonathan FrankLicensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan FrankLicensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.
Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Camarillo, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 39 communities in the Camarillo area.
AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities
AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Camarillo area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.
Aasta Assisted Living
Visitors appreciate how nice staff members are and the high-quality dining options offered here. "This community is really beautiful. It has a gorgeous center courtyard with an aviary. The staff are all very friendly and welcoming. I was lucky enough to stay for lunch, which the executive director himself makes! It was delicious. This place feels like home," said one.
Atria Las Posas
Navita Residences Edgemont Drive
Brighton Gardens of Camarillo
AlmaVia of Camarillo
Ocean Breeze at Blue Oak
Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard
Regency Palms Oxnard
University Village Thousand Oaks
An Everlasting Spring – West Sidlee
It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.
Facility Features (40%)
Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc
Facility Amenities Graded on the available
Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.
Residential Quality (40%)
Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.
Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.
Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.
Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older adults, air quality, climate.
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