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CITY Thousand oaks
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Page Reviewed / Updated – September 30, 2022

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Situated several miles northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County, Thousand Oaks offers a classic Southern California lifestyle, which is reflected in the community’s cost of living. However, there are some financial advantages for seniors in Thousand Oaks, such as the cost of health care and utility costs, which are both slightly lower than the U.S. average. California is somewhat tax-friendly toward retirees, particularly those on the lower end of the income scale. Social Security income is not taxed by the state, and other types of retirement income are taxed at lower rates for low- and moderate-income residents. The average cost of assisted living in Thousand Oaks is $5,750 per month, higher than the overall average for California. 

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Thousand Oaks, CA, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Thousand Oaks, 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 Thousand Oaks, CA

According to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, residents of assisted living facilities in Thousand Oaks pay an average of $5,750 per month. This is $500 more than the California average of $5,250 and $1,250 higher than the national average of $4,500. Statewide, rates vary between lows in the Central Valley of $3,450 in Visalia to highs in the Bay Area of $7,048 in Santa Rosa. Residents of the South Coast pay $5,475 in San Diego, while prices in the northern California community of Chico average $5,106 per month. 

  • Thousand Oaks: $5,750
  • California: $5,250
  • United States: $4,500
  • Visalia: $3,450
  • Santa Rosa: $7,048
  • San Diego: $5,475
  • Chico: $5,106

Adult Day Health Care averages $1,842 in California, making it the most affordable senior care option. In-home care and home health care average $5,815 and $6,054, respectively. Those in nursing homes pay the most for care, with semi-private rooms averaging $11,254 and private rooms costing $12,106. 

  • In-Home Care: $5,815
  • Home Health Care: $6,054
  • Adult Day Health Care: $1,842
  • Assisted Living Facility: $5,750
  • Nursing Home Facility (semi-private room): $11,254
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $12,106

Note: Data for Thousand Oaks was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Oxnard, was used instead.

Sunrise at Wood Ranch

Located 12 miles north of Thousand Oaks, Sunrise at Wood Ranch in Simi Valley was chosen for its Live With Purpose programming, which offers eight signature programs specifically designed to bring together a sense of community, purpose and engagement. Designated care managers focus on personal wellness, serving each resident’s unique needs with daily activities and events based on their personal preferences and care requirements. Residents have their choice of attractive apartments, which include full baths and emergency call response systems. The pet friendly community also provides three delicious meals daily and snacks throughout the day with trained staff available 24/7.

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  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry services
  • Close to parks, nature trails, golf courses and historical venues

Hillcrest Royale

We included Hillcrest Royale on our top 10 list for its unique program that places the utmost importance on the relationships between the resident, family, doctors and community as a way to work together to uphold each resident’s dignity and independence. Its fully trained staff is available 24/7 to provide personal care and stimulating, enriching activities. Residents choose from cozy studios and spacious suites with light housekeeping provided daily and complete cleaning once a week. Regular outings, delicious chef-prepared meals and an on-site physical therapy center are just some of the perks of the community.

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  • Restaurant-style dining caters to residents’ appetites and accommodates special dietary needs
  • Activities include gardening, adaptive physical education, dance classes, mini putting green and croquet

Belmont Village Thousand Oaks

Belmont Village delivers the perfect blend care, comfort and active living and made our top 10 list for its award-winning assisted living services that include designation as a Diabetes Center of Excellence. As the residents’ needs change, its services change with them to offer the right level of care now and in the future. Belmont Village has a licensed nurse and well-trained staff on-site 24/7 and offers chef-prepared dining with 24 daily choices, a vibrant social activity calendar, scheduled transportation daily, a professionally supervised fitness center, salon services and housekeeping services.

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  • Pet friendly community with studio and one-bedroom residence plans
  • On-site physical, occupational and speech therapy services

Atria Grand Oaks

We recommend Atria Grand Oaks for its resort-style, amenity-rich community that offers all the comforts of home and more than 200 programs and events every month that allow residents to continue enjoying favorite pastimes or pursue new ones. The lush grounds of the pet friendly community includes an outdoor grill and dining space, walking paths, resident garden space, a putting green and swimming pool. Residents choose from studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments that feature a balcony or patio, kitchen or kitchenette, spacious walk-in closets, walk-in showers, individual comfort controls, emergency alert systems and housekeeping and linen services.

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  • 24-hour staffing with a wellness center for checkups and monitoring
  • Chef-prepared meals, including ethnic meals and kosher dining options

Park Vista

Park Vista has four newly built single-story residences that include 24 spacious master suites with private bathrooms designed specifically with seniors in mind. Apartments feature open floor plans, large windows with stunning views, granite countertops, new appliances and state of the art technology. The locally owned and operated, pet friendly community overlooks Thousand Oaks Community Park and boasts an outdoor living community area with a garden. It provides transportation services and 24-hour staffing with tailored care plans, including customized assistance with activities of daily living.

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  • Healthy gourmet cuisine, including three daily meals and snacks
  • Weekly housekeeping, personal laundry and linen services

Atria Hillcrest

Atria Hillcrest offers enormous outdoor appeal with its proximity to the beaches of Malibu and easy access to the Channel Islands National Park. The pet friendly community has a selection of apartment floor plans for residents to choose from that include kitchen or kitchenettes, a balcony or patio to enjoy the view, individual comfort controls, emergency alert systems, WiFi, electronic key entry systems and housekeeping and line services. Atria Hillcrest’s 24-hour staff, chef-prepared meals, range of on-site amenities and engaging social events calendar put everything residents need at their fingertips.

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  • Off-site swimming pool privileges and on-site putting green, library, salon and spa, fitness center and movie theater
  • Shuttle and town car services provide transportation to local appointments and events


OakView was included in our top 10 list for its full spectrum of senior health care services combined with an assisted living community that provides all the comforts of home. Residents choose from six distinctive private apartment floor plans with either a garden or hillside view. Oakview is staffed with trained caregivers and medication technicians 24/7, has a wellness nurse on-staff and provides 24/7 security and emergency response. It also delivers an array of exciting activities to keep residents engaged and three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily in an inviting restaurant-style setting.

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  • Weekly housekeeping and personal laundry services
  • Registered dietitian consulting and limited tray services during illness

Sage Mountain Senior Living

We picked Sage Mountain for its Your Way All Day dining program that allows residents to order from a delicious menu and eat at flexible times all day, every day of the year. Menu choices include freshly prepared, chef created meals that accommodate individual preferences and dietary needs. Residents enjoy a comfortable, homelike setting with their choice of a beautifully appointed studio or one-bedroom apartment. Fully loaded life enrichment calendars are created to ensure residents can keep doing the things they love with trained care partners on-site 24/7 to ensure they receive the top-notch care they need.

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  • Assisted living services include personal care and medication management
  • Personal laundry service available

Sunrise of Westlake Village

Located three miles southeast of Thousand Oaks, Sunrise of Westlake Village has dedicated caregivers available 24/7 combined with culinary and housekeeping teams who ensure each resident’s needs are met in a positive, homelike environment. Sunrise delivers a wide array of fun on-site activities from bocce ball to live entertainment and exciting local excursions to ensure residents stay active, engaged and meeting new friends. It also provides delicious home-style dining options, daily socials with beverages and appetizers, gracious studio and one-bedroom accommodations with various floor plans and weekly housekeeping and laundry services.

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  • Social and educational programs for families with scheduled resident and family meetings
  • Well-manicured grounds with walking paths dotted with park benches, flower beds and an inviting gazebo for enjoying the outdoors

Meadowbrook Senior Living at Agoura Hills

Meadowbrook Senior Living at Agoura Hills is just six miles east of Thousand Oaks and delivers engaging programs, diverse activities and numerous social opportunities in a welcoming atmosphere. The pet friendly assisted living community encourages residents to continue living an active, healthy lifestyle with the attentive care they need and first-class amenities and services to help them live each day with ease. Residents benefit from personalized care plans delivered by professional staff available 24/7 and delicious meals prepared with fresh ingredients. Residences boast spacious floor plans with in-unit washer dryers and private patios available.

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  • Amenities include a game room, movie theater, beauty salon and barbershop 
  • Respite service available