Bakersfield Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Bakersfield Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Bakersfield for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,500/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

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Reviews of Bakersfield Assisted Living Facilities

Glenwood Gardens

Review by Visitor


Brookdale Riverwalk was nice and had open space behind the facility. They could have nicer things on the fence so they don't look directly out onto a dry riverbed. The staff knew what they were talking about and were very helpful in giving me good suggestions on what to look for and what I could do...

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Brookdale Bakersfield

Review by Jane


The "memory care" unit is horribly understaffed and a dangerous place for people to live. The director, Ronnette "Ronnie" Lelfore, is dishonest and will straight up ignore your phone calls if you want information about your loved one...

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The Village At Seven Oaks Assisted Living

Review by Gary , worried son


the facility is grossly understaffed . They appear to have little or no geriatric training. The pendent my Mom wears takes the staff 5 to 10 minutes for staff to respond to the call...

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Information About Assisted Living Facility in Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CaliforniaBakersfield is California's third largest inland city and considered one of the fastest growing in the state. Incorporated in 1873, the city was once known for gold and oil but now thrives on agriculture, manufacturing, and petroleum extraction and refining. Bakersfield is popular for being one of the sunniest cities in the U.S. Its mild autumns and brief, sometimes rainy winters allow for the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. The booming economy guarantees a lively and fun-filled atmosphere, and, coupled with the perfect climate, makes assisted living in Bakersfield a great place for retirees.

Bakersfield Recreation

There are numerous places of interest in the City of Bakersfield, most of them both historical and functional. The Fox Theater, built around the 1930s, hosts performances by music artists, comedians, movies and much more. Hart Memorial Park is a great place for a variety of outdoor pursuits or to simply appreciate the fantastic collection of wildlife living on the premises. The city is also home to the Historic Sam Lynn Ballpark, the oldest stadium in the California League. Valley Plaza Mall and The Marketplace are two popular shopping centers, where seniors enjoying assisted living in Bakersfield can go for dining, shopping and movie watching.

Bakersfield Activities

Residents of assisted living in Assisted Living HillsboroBakersfield will find there's quite a lot they can do in the city. The Kern County Museum boasts of having more than 50 historic structures and exhibits, while the Kern County Library houses not just books and DVDs, but also a "special collection" of Kern County and Bakersfield history. And if the number of senior centers is any indication, Bakersfield has an active senior community. The Rasmussen Senior Center in E. Roberts Lane and Greenacres Senior Center in Calloway Drive both offer quilting lessons, bingo games and fitness classes, while the Richard Prado East Bakersfield Senior Center along Ridge Road is famous for its Friday dances.

Bakersfield Medical Facilities

Seniors who choose assisted living in Bakersfield will never feel shortchanged when it comes to medical care, as the city has at least six conveniently located hospitals. San Joaquin Community Hospital not only pioneered heart surgery in Bakersfield but also houses Kern County's first full-treatment burn care center. Bakersfield Heart Hospital, as the name suggests, specializes in extensive and first-class cardiovascular care, and has the equipment to back them up. Bakersfield Memorial Hospital has a Memorial Certified Stroke Center where the highest level of stroke care is given, and whose areas of excellence also include cardiac and vascular services.

Bakersfield Transportation

Bakersfield's primary mode of transportation within the city is bus service provided by the Golden Empire Transit District (GET). The district also runs the Get-A-Lift paratransit program that utilizes wheelchair lift-equipped vans to help seniors and the disabled get around the city.

Cost of Assisted Living in Bakersfield

Bakersfield is one of the most affordable California cities in which to find assisted living. The median monthly cost for a private, one-bedroom unit is $2,900.* Of course, depending on amenities and specific locale, that amount can vary from as little as $1,650 to as much as $5,500. Seniors should plan on spending an average of $34,800 per year for assisted living in Bakersfield.

Find Assisted Living in Bakersfield

Assisted living in Bakersfield is a great place for seniors to enjoy a vibrant and dynamic retirement. Visit our Bakersfield Assisted Living page to view local housing information and options.
*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.
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