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

  • Sorted through 52 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 8 hours researching assisted living communities in Irvine
  • 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 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 Irvine is $3,525, which is considerably higher 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 Irvine, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 52 communities in the Irvine area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Irvine 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 Golden Creek
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing
Assisted Living: $3,295, Independent Living: $3,295, Memory Care: $8,295
Atria Golden Creek is a luxurious senior living community that encourages its residents to live an active, independent lifestyle. The recently renovated facility has bright, tastefully furnished common areas, and residents love their apartments with full kitchens and open-air balconies. The community has a fitness center with daily exercise classes, including yoga and tai chi as well as a salon and spa that offers manicures and massages. A full-time activities director organizes art classes, nature walks and other fun activities that keep residents entertained.
What Residents are Saying:
Atria Golden Creek earns rave reviews from residents for its inviting atmosphere and entertaining activities. One writes, "I've lived here for two years and have found it to be a warm, caring, family-oriented community … I now have made new friends, have new interests and am very involved in all the creative and inspiring activities."
4.52 out of 5 stars
(62) Reviews
33 Creek Rd., Irvine, CA 92604
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Hollybrook Senior Living of Orange
Pacifica Senior Living South Coast
Regents Point
Sunrise at Tustin
The Groves at Tustin
Town & Country Manor

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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