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

  • Sorted through 43 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 10 hours researching assisted living communities in Costa Mesa
  • Read more than 90 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 Costa Mesa is $3,525, which is considerably lower than the state average of $4,500 and the national average of $4,051.

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 Costa Mesa, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 43 communities in the Costa Mesa area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Costa Mesa 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.

Brookdale Brookhurst
164
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
Residents of Brookdale Brookhurst can expect a friendly, welcoming community in an upscale setting. The well-maintained courtyard features plenty of comfortable seating and a lovely fountain as a centerpiece, and the numerous interior common areas have high ceilings and large windows for an open, airy atmosphere. This pet-friendly community includes an on-site library, general store and salon so seniors can get their needs met without leaving home.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers mention the community's compassionate staff, the variety of activities on offer and high-quality food. One family member wrote, "The staff is great, the appearance is great, they have a lot of activities, and my mother said the food is wonderful." A resident described their caregivers as "very friendly and very professional."
4.14 out of 5 stars
(99) Reviews
15302 Brookhurst St., Westminster, CA 92683
Brookdale Garden Grove
Huntington Terrace
Mesa Verde Cottages
Pacifica Senior Living South Coast
Regents Point
Rowntree Gardens
Town & Country Manor
Vivante on the Coast
Westminster Terrace

Our Methodology

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
amenities.

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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