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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $5,500 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cot of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You'll find in-depth information on 3 assisted living facilities in Gilroy and 30 in surrounding areas.
The Cost of Senior Care in Gilroy, CA
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Merrill Gardens at Gilroy was an excellent place. We would definitely put our mother in there. The staff was very helpful, very kind, and courteous. We had lunch there, and it was a great experience. The apartments were very well appointed and had everything that I was looking for. They have shopping, Sunday masses, an...Read more Merrill Gardens at Gilroy reviews
Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care study collected data on senior living costs nationwide. The results show that Gilroy’s average monthly cost for assisted living is higher than the national ($4,000) and state ($4,500) averages. Costs are comparable to nearby San Jose ($5,500) and Santa Cruz ($5,595), while prices are significantly lower in inland cities to the east, including Merced ($3,500), Madera ($3,323) and Modesto ($3,200).
Note: Senior care cost data wasn’t available for Gilroy, so data for the closest city, Salinas, was used.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Surrounding Areas
Senior care costs are based on the location, the type of care and the number of direct service hours provided each week. In Gilroy, nursing home care is the most expensive option, about $3,600 more than assisted living. In-home senior care, such as a home health aide and homemaker services, are priced close to assisted living based on 44 hours of care weekly.
When comparing senior care options, it’s important to recognize that residential care, such as an assisted living facility or nursing home, includes meals, accommodation and home maintenance — expenses that are not included with in-home senior care services.
Senior Care Cost Comparison Chart
The city-run Gilroy Senior Center is open to residents 55 and older Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seniors are invited to join tai chi classes, take guitar lessons or play duplicate bridge. The center also hosts special events such as a Cinco de Mayo luncheon, popcorn and movie days and a monthly Latin American club.
Gilroy Senior Center
7371 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
The Mt. Madonna YMCA works in partnership with the city of Gilroy to provide seniors with access to social groups, free blood pressure screening, nutritional programs, tax preparation assistance and free legal and health insurance counseling. The YMCA also operates a senior nutrition program in Gilroy for adults 60 and older that provides free and low-cost lunches weekdays at the Gilroy Senior Center.
Mt. Madonna YMCA – Centennial Recreation Senior Center
171 West Edmundson Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Veterans and survivors can contact the Santa Clara Office of Veterans Services for information on local veterans services, benefits and assistance with benefit applications and appeals. The San Jose CBOC, part of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, provides comprehensive outpatient medical services, including occupational and physical therapy, diabetes management, cardiology and social work.
County of Santa Clara, Office of Veterans Services
68 North Winchester Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95050
San Jose CBOC
5855 Silver Creek Valley Place, San Jose, CA 95138-1059
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