The city of Santa Cruz gives seniors a collection of long term care options to select from with 10 care facilities within the city. Transportation service options may be limited, making it difficult to get around the city without a car or friend. If needed, there are several nursing home facilities and hospitals nearby.
Assisted Living Amenities
Some of the amenities in these care facilities that may help you feel relaxed can include:
Ability to have pets on premises
Doctors are on call
It is also possible to find care facilities that can meet patient needs. Some elder care facilities provide transportation (free and at-cost), giving your loved one the opportunity to move about.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be helpful to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility representative might have. This can aid in outlining any special care the individual might need.
Senior Living Costs in Santa Cruz
Based on recent records and surveys the estimated cost for care facilities in Santa Cruz can be around $4,900 every month. In contrast, the cost of senior living in Aptos is up to $7,500 per month. For individuals that can qualify there are usually federal financial aid options to lower fees. The list below has average costs in cities close to Santa Cruz:
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.