Found in a predominantly suburban area of Orange County, Brea has 12 care facilities around the city that provides residents a collection of long term care options from which to choose from. Public transportation choices may be limited, making it difficult to move about the city without a car or friend. As needed, there are a few skilled nursing facilities and hospitals nearby.
Assisted Living Services
Feeling comfortable at a residential care facility is largely about finding the right combination of amenities that are available at a given facility. Some standard amenities in Brea include:
Doctors on-call as needed
All meals provided
Ability to have pets on premises
Aside from having a full range of basic amenities, Brea also has a varied network of facilities that are there to meet seniors' unique needs. Specialized senior care facilities may provide for on-call therapists for example, physical and occupational therapists. Some facilities offer transportation (free and at-cost), giving your loved one the opportunity to see the city. Some facilities provide kosher meals, allow pets like dogs, provide indoor social activities, as well as common areas for activites. Filipino and Spanish are spoken among the staff of some senior communities in the city.
While not mandatory, when contacting the facilities listed on this page it can be helpful to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need.
Senior Living Costs
The price of residential care facilities can change based on the kind of required services, but on average it costs residents approximately $2,800 to $5,700 per month. On the other hand, the price of senior care facilities in neighboring Yorba Linda is around $5,600 per month. Additionally, there could be a variety of state and federal programs to help lower the cost of care for retired individuals. For more information, look through the cost list below which provides comparisons to nearby cities.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.