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COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Torrance

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 Torrance

Torrance seniors pay $5,250 per month for assisted living services. This is equal to the California median and $750 higher than the national rate of $4,500.

Assisted Living in Torrance vs. Nearby Cities

At $5,250 per month, assisted living rates in Torrance are fairly consistent with care costs in nearby cities. Those seeking more affordable care may consider Bakersfield, where rates are well below state and national medians at $3,750. In Santa Maria, rates are comparable to Torrance’s average at $5,300, and in San Diego, seniors pay $5,475. Salinas seniors pay approximately $6,000 per month for services.

  • Torrance: $5,250
  • California: $5,250
  • United States: $4,500
  • San Diego: $5,475
  • Bakersfield: $3,750
  • Santa Maria: $5,300
  • Salinas: $6,000

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

In Torrance, older adults pay $5,250 per month for assisted living, making this among the cheapest long-term care options in the city. Those seeking more economically priced care may consider living in their own homes and attending adult day health care for $1,652 per month. Home-based care, including homemaker services and home health aide services, is several hundred dollars higher than assisted living at $5,911. Those in nursing homes pay $9,125 per month for shared rooms.

  • Homemaker Services: $5,911
  • Home Health Aide: $5,911
  • Adult Day Health Care: $1,652
  • Assisted Living: $5,250
  • Nursing Home: $9,125

Note: Data for Torrance was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Los Angeles, was used instead. 

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Torrance

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Other Ways to Pay for Assisted Living in Torrance

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 Torrance.

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

Seniors and families in Torrance get personalized help with researching local long-term care facilities and options for paying for services through a range of nonprofit agencies and government programs. These resources help older adults make decisions regarding current and future care needs.

Resource Contact Service
County of Los Angeles Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (888) 211-0644 Seniors in Torrance can get information and referrals, options counseling and financial and legal advice through WDACS, the designated Area Agency on Aging for Los Angeles County. The organization operates the Aging Mastery Program, a 10-week program that covers topics related to aging, such as managing finances, maintaining health and understanding long-term care options.
Center for Health Care Rights (213) 383-4519 The Center for Health Care Rights is a nonprofit advocacy organization that educates seniors on health care-related topics, such as Medicare, Medicaid and long-term care insurance. It has a team of options counselors who help older adults understand their Medicare coverage and assess their eligibility for various public benefits that may reduce what they pay for residential long-term care.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (310) 394-9871 The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program advocates for Torrance seniors in licensed assisted living facilities. The ombudsman educates residents of the rights guaranteed to them under state and federal laws and helps resolve issues related to their health and safety. They can also help seniors and families research local assisted living facilities and determine ways they can use assets or public benefits to pay for services.
Senior Centers and Programs (310) 328-5310 Torrance promotes the well-being of its older residents through dynamic social and recreational programming. It hosts the intergenerational Seniors Technology Days throughout the year, in which older adults can bring their devices and work one-on-one with local high school students who help them understand how to use them more effectively. The city also administers or oversees free programs, such AARP income tax assistance, computer training and fitness classes, and it operates four senior centers.
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (800) 399-4529 The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles helps older adults and veterans apply for public benefits that may cover medical care and assisted living services. It also provides referrals for issues related to probate and wills.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Torrance

Assisted Living Communities in Torrance 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 Thousand Oaks Area

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

  • Sorted through 96 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Torrance
  • Read more than 765 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 Torrance is $5,250, which is the same as the state average of $5,250 and higher than the national average of $4,500.

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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 Torrance, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 96 communities in the Torrance area.

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.

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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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