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

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 8 hours researching assisted living communities in Laguna Niguel
  • Read more than 105 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 Laguna Niguel is $3,525, which is considerably lower than the state average of $4,500 and 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 Laguna Niguel, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the Laguna Niguel area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Laguna Niguel 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.

Aegis Living Laguna Niguel
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
Not Listed
Five-star care is the mission at Aegis Living, which provides assisted living, memory care and respite care. The plush residence, which is walking distance to Salt Creek Beach, is staffed with attentive caregivers who treat residents like family. Music, art, exercise and education fill the activities calendar, and seniors can choose from comfortable studio and one-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes. Chefs make every meal from scratch using locally sourced ingredients, and they take requests from residents for favorite dishes.
What Residents are Saying:
The community’s homelike environment and high-quality care impressed family members. One wrote, “I'm so grateful to have found such a great place - my mother is safe, happy, and healthy.” Another described Aegis of Laguna Niguel as, “Very nice, very warm, and inviting. The staff is nice, helpful, and enthusiastic.”
4.21 out of 5 stars
(31) Reviews
32170 Niguel Rd., Laguna Niguel, 92677
Atria San Juan
Brookdale San Juan Capistrano
Brookdale University Park
Del Obispo Terrace
Freedom Village
Heritage Pointe
Seasons at Laguna
Sunrise of Mission Viejo

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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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