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Page Reviewed / Updated – October 7, 2022

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Although the overall cost of living in Alamo is higher than the California and U.S. averages, residents can take advantage of several cost-saving initiatives. Moreover, housing costs are significantly high when compared with state and national norms, which could make assisted living a more affordable option for seniors who require long-term care. Medi-Cal’s Assisted Living Waiver Program (ALWP) covers eligible individuals who live in Contra Costa County. Additionally, despite the fairly high tax rates, California doesn’t tax Social Security income.

Assisted living costs an average of $6,319 per month in Alamo. Although this is higher than the median state and national figures, assisted living is one of the more affordable care options in Alamo.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Alamo, CA, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Alamo, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Alamo, CA

Due to Alamo’s proximity to San Francisco, the cities have the same average assisted living cost of $6,319 per month according to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey. This is higher than the state and national averages of $5,250 and $4,500, respectively. Median costs vary widely across the state, from $3,450 in Visalia to $7,048 in Santa Rosa. Seniors in Alamo typically spend over $1,000 more each month than their peers in Los Angeles, where assisted living runs around $5,250.  

  • Alamo: $6,319
  • California: $5,250
  • United States: $4,500
  • Santa Rosa: $7,048
  • Visalia: $3,450
  • Sacramento: $5,225
  • Los Angeles: $5,250

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Alamo, CA

In Alamo, adult day health care costs $1,950 per month and provides support and supervision during the daytime. At $6,319, assisted living is the next most affordable option. In-home care and home health care are pricier, with median monthly rates of $6,864 and $7,150, respectively. Nursing homes provide around-the-clock monitoring and care and have the highest fees of $11,566 for a semiprivate room and $14,068 for a private room.   

  • Assisted Living Facility: $6,319
  • In-Home Care: $6,864
  • Home Health Care: $7,150
  • Adult Day Health Care: $1,950
  • Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room): $11,566
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $14,068

Note: Data for Alamo was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.

Welcome Home Senior Residence - Alamo

Welcome Home Senior Residence is a small facility tucked in a serene residential neighborhood. With a capacity of just six residents, it has a feeling of closeness and camaraderie among residents and staff. Each private room has roll-in showers and grab bars for safety. Help with bathing or personal care is available when needed. The integrated services include personalized care plans, formulated by consulting with doctors and determining the needs of each resident. Meals are prepared on site in the community kitchen and served family-style in the dining room. Health is emphasized here, including physical movement and proper hydration. 

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Features
  • 24-hour-a-day call system and supervision
  • Medication management and prescription refills provided

Alamo Residence Home

We added Alamo Residence Home to our list for its combination of a quiet residential setting and thoughtful design that accommodates accessibility for the elderly. Each room is private, with an en suite bathroom equipped with safety features, and some have private balconies. American-style cuisine is prepared fresh each day, with dietary needs or personal requests accommodated. Residents are encouraged to make suggestions for group activities or outings. With a small resident capacity and low staff-to-patient ratio, this facility meets residents' needs immediately, from emergencies to simple assistance with the tasks of daily living. A large, landscaped yard affords seniors space to enjoy fresh air. 

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Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill

Life at Carlton can be a whirlwind of exciting activities and entertainment for seniors. Live music and dancing, yoga classes in the fitness center or Wii sports tournaments are some options for residents. Outdoorsy seniors can choose to spend time gardening. Meals are served in the Carlton Cafe, which is open 24/7 for anytime dining. Diabetic-friendly and low-salt options are available. Guests are welcome to join their loved ones for a meal or overnight visit. Professional caretakers are available day and night to lend a hand with personal care or mobility, and a skilled nurse is on staff during the day. 

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Oakmont of Montecito

Oakmont of Montecito is on our list because of its wealth of amenities for seniors, all in a beautiful, luxurious setting. Residents may choose to take a dip in the community pool or relax in the spa. Outdoors, large palm trees surround the garden and patio, making these areas pleasant places to walk a pet or enjoy quiet conversation over a cup of coffee. Each resident has a personal care plan with oversight from a nurse. Attentive staff can help with grooming, bathing and mobility assistance to meals or group activities. Foodies may be delighted to sample the fine cuisine created by a professionally trained culinary team. 

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Atria Walnut Creek

Atria Walnut Creek is centrally located in Walnut Creek, with sweeping views of nearby Mount Diablo. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle with discreet assistance as needed. Dozens of events give residents constant variety in their days, from group fitness classes to book clubs to bingo tournaments. The community choir and theater club let residents express their creativity and entertain their friends. The cozy common areas and sunny patio provide space to unwind. Nurses are available 40 hours per week and are on-call 24 hours a day. Scheduling of medical appointments and follow-up compliance supervision is provided. 

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Features
  • Staff fluent in English, Spanish and Tagalog
  • Meal options include diabetic-friendly, low fat, low salt and vegetarian

Sunrise of Oakland Hills

This is a newer assisted living facility, located in the hills just outside the city, with beautiful views and an enclosed courtyard full of shady trees and comfortable furniture. Inside, Sunrise has many amenities for residents, such as a computer room, a beauty and barbershop and a library. Awake staff is scheduled day and night, with people who speak English, Mandarin, Spanish and Tagalog. A licensed nurse visits monthly for wellness checks. Three nutritious meals are prepared on-site and served restaurant-style, with a choice of food options. Each private apartment has free cable and Wi-Fi.

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Features
  • Off-site activities and group outings
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry services

Brookdale San Ramon

Brookdale provides a sense of community and camaraderie, with personal care services and a secure environment designed with the mobility needs of the elderly in mind. Each private apartment is equipped with a kitchenette, and cable and internet are included. Brookdale is conveniently close to several shopping centers, medical care facilities, pharmacies and tourist destinations like Fisherman's Wharf. The activity calendar changes daily and includes art classes, group yoga and book clubs. There's a community garden for resident use and a sunny patio for unwinding. Apartment maintenance and housekeeping services are included, and transportation is available for errands and appointments. 

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Features
  •  Home sales assistance, financial guidance and VA benefits consultation available
  • Anytime dining from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunrise Villa San Ramon

Sunrise Villa made our top 10 list for its outstanding reviews, which praise the friendly, professional staff and the beautiful common areas, grounds and private apartments. Seniors are encouraged to retain as much independence as possible, with certified caretakers on hand to help with mobility, incontinence care and personal grooming. Guests are welcome, both at mealtimes and overnight, and party space is open for private celebrations. Dancing lessons are a popular activity for fun and fitness. Seniors may also opt to work out in the fitness center and stroll along the community walking paths. Religious services and Bible study groups are scheduled weekly. 

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Atria Park of Lafayette

Seniors at Atria Park of Lafayette are provided all the comforts of home without the worry of owning one. A beautiful garden and patio area, with a fountain and shady pergola, is an inviting area for residents to read a book or socialize with friends. A sun-drenched living room houses a grand piano, and sing-alongs or performances are a popular pastime. Other activities include arts and crafts, morning meditation and a gardening club. Meals are created using fresh ingredients by a professional chef and served restaurant-style. Socialization is important for the elderly, so community gatherings and daily happy hours are scheduled.  

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Carlton Senior Living San Leandro

Carlton Senior Living is designed to let seniors age in place, transitioning from assisted living to memory care as their needs change. Meals are shared in the dining room, with optional room service available. Compassionate staff helps the elderly with the tasks of daily living, including diabetes care and medication management. A high-ceilinged common room with a fireplace is a cozy spot to play a hand of cards or read a book from the community library. Outdoors, seniors may practice their swing on the putting green and relax in the zen garden. Group activities like guest lectures and brain games help the elderly keep their wits sharp. 

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Features
  • Private cleaning and laundry services included
  • Fitness center and group exercise classes