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Assisted Living in Temecula, CA

The average cost of assisted living in the city is $3,500 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You’ll find in-depth information on 6 assisted living facilities in Temecula and 30 in surrounding areas.

  • Assisted living: $3,500
  • Nursing home semiprivate room: $7,559
  • In-home care: $4,481
  • Adult day health services: $1,668

Vineyard Ranch at Temecula

27350 Nicolas Road
Temecula, CA

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Starting at XXXX per month

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Vineyard Ranch Senior Living is dedicated to senior living at its most fun. The ownership and management at Vineyard Ranch believe that a "healthy" future in a home community focuses not just on the physical needs of its residents but…

Chardonnay Hills Care Home

31416 Chemin Chevalier
Temecula, CA

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Starting at XXXX per month

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Starting at XXXX per month

Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood midway between Los Angeles and San Diego, Chardonnay Hills Care Home offers seniors tailored care services from attentive caregivers.

Birds of Paradise Assisted Living

44754 Pride Mountain Street
Temecula, CA

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Located in the charming Morgan Hill neighborhood of Temecula, Bird of Paradise Assisted Living takes an active role in making sure our residents are happy and healthy.

The Hills of Alcoba II

34038 Turtle creek St.
Temecula, CA

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Starting at XXXX per month

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Starting at XXXX per month

An inviting board and care home located in Temecula, The Hills of Alcoba II provides a supportive setting in which seniors can enjoy assistive services.

The Hills of Alcoba I

43707 Alcoba Drive
Temecula, CA

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Starting at XXXX per month

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Starting at XXXX per month

Located only a short distance away from area shopping and medical facilities, The Hills of Alcoba offers services and accommodations for up to six senior residents.

Excel Assisted Living

30304 Nebula Lane
Temecula, CA

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Excel Assisted Living provides seniors assistance with activities of daily living in a homelike environment.

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Reviews of Temecula Assisted Living Facilities

Vineyard Ranch at Temecula

Review by reviewer0328 | Consumer

Everything about my tour at Vineyard Ranch at Temecula was excellent. Everything is clean, the people were friendly and they met all of the residents' needs. The price was very affordable comparably, the location was excellent, the community was really very nice, and the food was wonderful. And the staff who accommodat...

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Map of Temecula Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted Living Costs in Temecula

According to Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care study, the average monthly cost for assisted living in Temecula ($3,500) is comparable to the larger city of Stockton ($3,500) and the smaller city of El Centro ($3,650). It’s substantially lower than the major metro areas of San Francisco ($5,500) and Los Angeles ($4,500), as well as the state average of $4,500, and moderately lower than the national average of $4,000.

Note: Senior care cost data wasn’t available for Temecula, so data for the closest city, Riverside, was used.

Cost of Assisted Living Comparison Chart

  • Temecula/Riverside area: $3,500
  • National average: $4,000
  • State average: $4,500
  • Los Angeles area: $4,500
  • Sacramento area: $4,473
  • El Centro: $3,650
  • San Diego area: $4,500
  • San Francisco area: $5,500
  • Stockton: $3,500

Care Cost Comparison

Care costs for seniors can vary depending on such factors as the type of care required and the amount of hours needed to deliver services. Monthly assisted living costs are less than half of the expense of nursing homes in Temecula, while in-home care, such as home health aides and homemaker services, are moderately more expensive than assisted living. In-home care does not include the budget for home upkeep, while residential care often includes the cost of some utilities and room and board. These additional expenses should be considered when deciding what type of care is best for a senior’s unique needs.

Cost of Homemaker/Home Health Aide Comparison Chart

  • Assisted living: $3,500
  • Homemaker services: $4,481
  • Home health aide: $4,576
  • Adult day health: $1,668
  • Nursing home care (semiprivate room): $7,559

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Temecula

Medicaid in California

The California Medicaid program is called Medi-Cal. It pays for a myriad of services for low-income residents of California, including physical and mental health care, prescription assistance, maternal care and nursing home care. Medi-Cal is a large program with multiple smaller programs, which have divisions that include care for children, families, the disabled and the elderly.

To be eligible, individuals who are blind, disabled or over 65 years old must: 

  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or legal alien
  • Reside in the state of California
  • Have a yearly income under $16,395 (individual) or $22,108 (couple)
  • Have countable assets that don’t exceed $2,000 (individual) or $3,000 (couple). Personal items, a primary home and a vehicle are exempt from this requirement.

Medi-Cal has several HCBS waiver programs that provide nursing home care in facilities and private homes. The Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) Program provides nursing home level care in assisted living facilities for eligible seniors. It only covers the cost of care; participants must pay for room-and-board expenses.

To be eligible for ALW, applicants must:

  • Be eligible for full-scope Medi-Cal with zero share of cost
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Need a nursing facility level of care but have the mobility to function and reside safely in an assisted living residence
  • Have a monthly income of no more than $1,242 (individual) or $1,682  (couple)
  • Have countable assets that do not exceed $2,000 (individual) or $3,000 (couple) — Personal items, a primary home and a vehicle are exempt from this requirement

The ALW is only available in assisted living facilities that participate in the program, and there may be a waiting list at individual locations. Contact the Riverside County Office on Aging at (800) 510-2020 or visit the California Department of Health Care Services website for more information, to apply or for a list of participating facilities.

For more information about Medi-Cal, visit the Apply for Medi-Cal page or call the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services at (877) 410-8827.

Other Financial Assistance Programs for Assisted Living

Supplemental Security Income

California provides a monthly Supplement Security Income for seniors with few assets or resources.

To be eligible for California SSI, applicants must:

  • Be at least 65 years old, blind or disabled
  • Have assets of no more than $2,000 (individuals) or $3,000 (couples) — A primary home and vehicle are excluded from this requirement
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful resident
  • Be a resident of California

California’s SSI program is administered by the Federal Social Security Administration, and the supplement is added directly to the applicant’s monthly federal Social Security Benefit. The amount of the supplement varies depending on income. Visit the Social Security Administration website or call (800) 772-1213 to apply.

PACE

The Program For All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, known as PACE, provides social services, health care and nursing home care outside of a nursing facility. Seniors who are part of a PACE program can live at home or in assisted living facilities. Each participant works with a team of medical experts to develop a personalized care plan to meet their individual needs. For more information on Southern California’s PACE Program, visit the InnovAge website or call (909) 366-4230.

Assisted Living Resources in Temecula

Senior Centers in Temecula

Temecula and neighboring communities have several senior centers which offer a variety of programs to area seniors, including meal programs, social events and crafting classes, keeping elderly residents active and engaged in the community.

Mary Phillips Senior Center
41845 6th St, Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 694-6464

Murrieta Senior Center
5 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 304-7275

San Jacinto Community Center
625 S Pico Ave, San Jacinto, CA 92583
(951) 654-2054

Community Aid Agencies

Community Connect links area seniors to resources and assistance programs such as housing and utility assistance, veterans services and transportation. Dial 211 to be connected to local resources 24 hours a day.

Community Connect
2060 University Ave #212, Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 686-4402

Riverside County Office on Aging
6296 River Crest Dr, Suite K, Riverside, CA 92507
(800) 510-2020

Veterans Affairs

Veterans can find help, counseling, resources and assistance with benefits by contacting their local Veterans Services office. For health care, contact the Temecula Vet Center.

Temecula Vet Center
40935 County Center Dr, Suite A/B, Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 302-4849

County of Riverside Veterans Services
4360 Orange St, Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 955-3060

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