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

  • Sorted through 52 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 18 hours researching assisted living communities in Orange
  • Read more than 100 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 Orange 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 Orange, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 52 communities in the Orange area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Orange 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
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
This Brookdale Senior Living community found in northern Orange County has a 164-resident capacity and offers assisted living and memory care services. The pet-friendly property was built from the ground up to provide Southern California seniors with a luxurious environment that provides all the comforts of home with 24/7 assistance and an engaging lifestyle. Residents have multiple studio and one-bedroom floor plans to choose from, each with a private bath and lots of natural light. An emergency response system in each room provides added peace of mind. Based on individual preferences, residents receive a personalized monthly calendar of life-enriching activities.
What Residents are Saying:
Relatives value the medley of community activities. One says, "Everything is wonderful at Brookdale Brookhurst. The staff is great, the appearance is great, they have a lot of activities, and my mother said the food is wonderful. ... They do bingo and Pokeno, go out for road trips, have a happy hour with a sing-along, and quite a few other things."
4.11 out of 5 stars
(72) Reviews
15302 Brookhurst St.Westminster, CA 92683
Brookdale Garden Grove
Citrus Hills Assisted Living
Irvine Cottages I
Kirkwood Orange
Nohl Ranch Elderly Care
Oakmont of Orange
Park Plaza
Rowntree Gardens
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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