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COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Redding

For assisted living communities, COVID-19 rules and regulations are typically set at the state level. You can view specific rules on our guide to assisted living in CA. These rules change often, and many communities have policies in place that go above and beyond what’s required by the state, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more.

How to Pay for Assisted Living in Redding

Residing in an assisted living community costs $4,450 per month on average in the Redding area. Local prices are within $50 of the national average.

Assisted Living in Redding vs. Nearby Cities

Looking at assisted living costs in Northern California, Redding has the lowest monthly fees for seniors. Nearby cities, such as Yuba City and Chico, cost $200 to $700 more per month on average. Cities closer to Sacramento, such as Napa and Santa Rosa, cost on average around $6,000 to $7,000 a month. This is more consistent with the state’s average cost for assisted living, which is $5,250 a month. Although these areas are more expensive than Redding, they’re still cheaper than other parts of the state.

  • Redding: $4,450
  • California: $5,250
  • National: $4,500
  • Yuba City: $4,658
  • Chico: $5,106
  • Napa: $6,300
  • Santa Rosa: $7,048

Assisted Living vs. Other Types of Care in Redding, CA

Assisted living is among the cheapest care that seniors will find in Redding. In-home care costs seniors over $6,000 monthly for homemaker services or a home health aide. Residing in a nursing home facility is more expensive. It costs more than double the amount per month when compared to staying in an assisted living community.

  • Assisted living: $4,450
  • Adult day health care: $2,167
  • Home health aide: $6,673
  • Homemaker services: $6,673
  • Nursing home (semiprivate room): $10,768

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Redding

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Other Ways to Pay for Assisted Living in Redding

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Redding.

Free and Low-Cost Assisted Living Resources for Seniors in Redding

California has many resources that can help seniors cover the cost of residing in an assisted living community or get free information about finding the right community. Shasta County, home to Redding, has a few resources, but many are offered through the state level.

Resource Contact Service
The Planning and Service Area 2 Area Agency on Aging (PSA2AAA) (530) 223-6034 The PSA 2 Area Agency of Aging is a local organization that’s based in Redding, California. It offers resources for financial and legal counseling to cover assisted living costs and connects residents to over 60 different agencies around the state. The agency is staffed by multiple counselors who help determine applicants’ care needs and go over whether seniors qualify for public assistance for long-term costs.
The Senior Source (530) 223-6034 This local organization provides multiple guides and resources for assisted living placement, benefit options for seniors and educational programs to overcome age-related challenges. There are over a dozen free guides online that help seniors figure out which assisted living facility or daycare service is the best, fill out documents and submit paperwork to find benefits that help with these costs.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman (800) 231-4024 The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is a statewide organization that allows seniors to learn about their rights as elder adults, how to obtain services and how to fight against substandard care in communities. Free consultations for legal and financial planning are available to help settle family disagreements and represent the seniors’ interests.
Medi-Cal Managed Care Ombudsman (888) 452-8609 Medi-Cal’s Managed Care Ombudsman Program is a statewide agency that represents individuals who receive Medi-Cal benefits. It offers information on how to apply for and get resources from Medi-Cal and connects seniors to the correct department or place to resolve issues with the care system.
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (800) 434-0222 California’s Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program provides free one-on-one consultations to help seniors and their families learn more about Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care insurance and cost-sharing programs.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Redding

Assisted Living Communities in Redding are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined by the state. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Laws and regulations for assisted living in California

The Top Assisted Living Communities in the Redding Area

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

  • Sorted through 20 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Redding
  • Read more than 160 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 9 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 Redding is $4,450, which is lower than the state average of $5,250 and about the same as the national average of $4,500.

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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 Redding, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 20 communities in the Redding area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Redding 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.

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Sierra Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
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Studios, Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Hospice, Skilled Nursing
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Sierra Oaks is an assisted living and memory care community nestled in a quiet corner of Redding, providing residents with a relaxing ambiance and scenic views of the Northern California landscape. The easy-access amenities and services, such as medication management, specialized dining and laundry and housekeeping, make daily life free of worry for seniors. Residents can fill their daily schedules with diverse activities, ranging from exercise classes to weekly excursions to Redding attractions. Respite and hospice care is also available.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members praise the professional staff and range of activities offered, with one reviewer saying, "The rooms are nice, and the staff is very helpful and sweet. The food is good. We have no complaints. They play bingo, crafts, people coming in to play music, and go on trips."
3.91 out of 5 stars
(19) Reviews
1520 Collyer Drive, Redding, CA 9494
The Vistas Assisted Living and Memory Care
Oakmont of Redding
Sundial Assisted Living
Serenity Gardens
Lavender Hills Assisted Living LLC
Touch Of Heaven, A
St. Lorenz Assisted Living
River Oaks Retirement Community

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org 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.

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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
amenities.

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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