In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Fresno area, our team of researchers sorted through 207 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 29 hours researching assisted living communities in Fresno
  • Interviewed 16 facility staff members
  • Read more than 155 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 20 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 Fresno is $3,861, which is considerably lower than the state average of $4,500 and slightly lower than the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed 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 Fresno, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 207 communities in the Fresno area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

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

Atria Fresno
1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living
Assisted Living: $3,145, Independent Living: $2,725
Atria Fresno is a senior living community in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. It has diverse on-site amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and a movie theater. Seniors who enjoy the great outdoors can take advantage of the scenic gardens, the patio and walking paths. With a wide range of planned activities and classes, residents can stay stimulated and engaged. These include painting classes, happy hour and evening stretches. The restaurant offers full table service, meals to suit various dietary requirements and an outdoor grill area for warm evenings. A professional team of caregivers is available round-the-clock to provide care assistance and housekeeping.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and family members praise the high-quality care and the nice apartments, with one reviewer saying, "Her apartment she chose was adorable and spacious. She loved the restaurant and meeting new friends and she had excellent care there, giving us peace of mind."
4.43 out of 5
(98) Reviews
1715 E. Alluvial Ave.,
Fresno, CA 93720
Autumn Ridge
Bel Mar Villa
Bethel Lutheran Home
California Armenian Home
Cedar Creek
Fairwinds - Woodward Park
Kingston Bay
Nazareth House of Fresno
Oakmont of Fresno
Paintbrush Assisted Living and Memory Support
Palm Village Retirement Community
Park Visalia
Quail Park on Cypress
Sunrise of Fresno
The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens
The Windham
Twilight Haven
Valley Christian Home
Westmont of Fresno

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

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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