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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Chico area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 50 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Chico
  • Read more than 65 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 Chico is $5,000, which is considerably higher than the state average of $5,000 and the national average of $4,051.

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Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Chico, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 50 communities in the Chico area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Chico 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.

Courtyard At Little Chico Crk
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living
Assisted Living: $4,750
The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek is an assisted living community that helps seniors attain independent lives. Based in Chico, the community is conveniently located near serene natural attractions such as Upper Bidwell Park, Little Chico Creek, Bidwell Park Golf Course and California Park Lake. Residents have four floor plans to choose from, which range from 295-square-foot studios to 366-square-foot deluxe one-bedroom apartments. Every apartment at The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek features a private bathroom, roomy walk-in closet and kitchenette. The community keeps residents safe through its around-the-clock emergency communication and fire safety systems. Residents have access to several community amenities, including a beauty parlor, whirlpool spa, activity center and landscaped courtyard. The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek also features several spacious common areas.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors particularly enjoy this community's well-portioned, tasty food. One says, "Today, I had the Thanksgiving lunch... The chef served turkey and gravy, creamed spinach, cranberry jello, mashed potatoes with pumpkin bread pudding with butter pecan ice cream. It was spot on. The appetizers were small and delightful, just the right serving size. Also, the service was great."
3.50 out of 5 stars
(4) Reviews
1770 Humboldt Rd., Chico, CA 95928
Pacifica Senior Living Country Crest
Prestige Assisted Living at Chico
Prestige Assisted Living at Oroville
Roses & Ivy Assisted Living Facility for the Elderly
Sunshine Assisted Living-the Cottage
The Country Village-Country House
The Terraces
WestHaven Assisted Living
Windchime of Chico

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes 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 (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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