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

  • Sorted through 48 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Pasadena
  • Read more than 130 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 Pasadena is $4,500, which is the same as the state average of $4,500 and higher than 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 Pasadena, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 48 communities in the Pasadena area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Pasadena 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.

Arcadia Retirement Village
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Hospice, Respite
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With access to high-quality, affordable care, residents of Arcadia Retirement Village can enjoy peace of mind. Seniors can choose from a variety of different floor plans, all of which have walk-in closets, individual temperature controls and balconies or patios. Pets are warmly welcomed in the community. Residents can enjoy delicious cuisine, personalized activities and access to amenities, such as a library, beauty salon and activity room. The daily activities calendar includes morning exercises, music therapy, weekly manicures, devotional services and live performances. Once a week, off-site outings are arranged for shopping, lunches and visits to attractions, such as the Santa Monica Pier and The Arboretum.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members love the kind, compassionate staff who are always there for residents. One says, "My aunt has lived in Arcadia Retirement Village for 3 years. The entire staff knows her and adores her. They are patient with my Aunt and have alerted us about changes in her cognitive ability due to her progressing dementia."
4.08 out of 5 stars
(67) Reviews
607 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91007
Brookdale Alhambra
Del Mar Park
Fair Oaks by Regency Park
Pasadena Highlands
Sunrise of San Marino
The Hearth
The Terraces at Park Marino
Villa Gardens

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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