Pacific Grove, which is based in a chiefly suburban part of Monterey County, has 8 elderly care facilities which offers residents an assortment of care options to choose from. It shouldn't be very difficult to get around the city with the multitude of transportation options offered. If needed, there are hospitals and nursing homes nearby.
Senior Living Services
Some of the amenities in these care facilities that may help you feel comfortable can include:
Nurses available 24-hours
Personal care services
Secure Alzheimer's units
Pacific Grove has a varied network that can cater to seniors' unique needs which may go passed the normal level of services. Some care facilities in the city arrange for kosher meals, can allow pets like dogs, provide outdoor social activities, as well as common areas for activites. Access to on-call specialists like Speech Therapists, Dentists, Podiatrists, and Psychologists can also be arranged at many long term care facilities. Some arrange for devotional services including spiritual healing. Still other care facilities provide transportation (for-fee and complimentary), or even can provide more advanced care like insulin injections. French and Spanish are spoken among the staff of some senior living facilities in the area.
When reaching out to the long term care facilities listed on this page it can be advantageous - though not vital - to have your history available. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and doctor's office names and phone numbers as the new facility representative might have specific questions. This kind of information can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might need, which helps with facility choice.
Senior Living Pricing
The cost for care is different based on services needed, but in the city basic care facilities are in the range of $3,600 - $7,300 per month. Nearby Monterey averages as much as $6,500 for care facilities, which costs more than Pacific Grove. Families that can't afford the cost of care may be eligible for aid options through the state. To get a better idea of averages, browse through the detailed cost list below for 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.