Insider Guide to Los Angeles Senior Living: Hollywood & West Hollywood
Sarah OrdoverFeb 5th, 2021
Jewish Kosher communities, luxury assisted living facilities, great independent living properties and more. Hollywood and West Hollywood are among Los Angeles best locations to find quality senior living options, some at very affordable prices. Expert Senior Living Advisor, Sarah Ordover, owner of Assisted Living Locators Los Angeles give you the low-down.
Garden of Palms
Sarah says: “Haimish, Jewish kosher community located on Fairfax Avenue, Garden of Palms is the perfect place for your bubbeh. Enjoy visits from surrounding Jewish schools at the holidays (pictured here Purim), celebrate all the Jewish holidays, you don't have to be observant to live at Garden of Palms but you will be in a comfortable environment that caters to a Jewish lifestyle."
Cost of Living at Garden of Palms
Garden of Palms offers studios and one-bedroom units starting at $4000, which includes meals, housekeeping, laundry, activities, transportation, and 24 hour monitoring by on-site caregivers. Personal care services such as assistance with dressing, ambulation, grooming and incontinence is additional.
Amenities at Garden of Palms
Garden of Palms has a number of different studio and one bedroom options, some with kitchenettes. The certified kosher kitchen delivers food residents experienced growing up and provided to their own children. The property operates a small memory care wing called The Gardens. Within assisted living, the community also offers a program called The Garden Club to provide additional support to residents experiencing mild cognitive decline but not ready for a memory care environment.
Belmont Village Senior Living Hollywood Hills
Sarah says: “Belmont Village communities are among the most luxurious in California. The great thing about Belmont Hollywood Hills is that you get Belmont luxury at a lower cost than some of its sister communities that are located in pricier parts of Los Angeles."
Cost of Living at Belmont Hollywood Hills
Belmont Hollywood Hills has a wide range of studios-two bedroom units at different price points depending on whether you are independent, assisted or a memory care resident. $3800 is the lowest cost for an independent resident in a studio apartment. This includes all the basic services of meals, housekeeping, utilities, activities, transportation and wellness oversight. Personal care services such as assistance with dressing, ambulation, grooming and incontinence is additional.
Amenities at Belmont Hollywood Hills
One of the best things about Belmont Senior Living is their food. They have a full service dining room with an extensive menu, including steak, salmon and lots of delicious salads at every meal. The other unique feature of Belmont Village is the Circle of Friends program, a brain health program specifically designed for residents who have experienced cognitive changes and need more support but don’t need a secured memory care environment.
Sarah says: “In a non-descript neighborhood is one of the gems of Los Angeles. Behind the entrance to Kingsley Manor you'll find a large four acre historical campus with graceful gardens, and multiple buildings catering to seniors at all stages of care from independent to skilled nursing. Kingsley is particularly good for independent residents who are looking to make new friends and no longer want the hassle of cooking, cleaning and day to day home maintenance."
Cost of Living at Kingsley Manor
Kingsley Manor has dozens of different floor plans ranging from semi-private studios to two bedroom units. One of the few non-profit senior care communities in Los Angeles, their pricing is among the best deals in the city with pricing ranging from about $3,000/month to $9000/month for a stand-alone cottage. This includes all the basic services of meals, housekeeping, utilities, activities, transportation and wellness oversight. Personal care services such as assistance with dressing, ambulation, grooming and incontinence is additional.
Hollywood Hills - A Pacifica Community
Sarah says: “Built by Mary Pickford's family in the 1920's and gut renovated recently for independent, assisted living and memory care, Pacifica Hollywood Hills caters to a diverse population of seniors looking for an active lifestyle. Nice size apartments and excellent pricing make this new property a 'must see' for those considering senior living in the Hollywood area."
Cost of Living at Pacifica Hollywood Hills
Pacific Hollywood Hills has full-service companion suites through two bedrooms starting at $3495. The full complement of senior living services are covered in the cost including 24 hour wellness oversight. Care costs such as assistance with bathing, grooming, mobility and incontinence are additional.
Amenities at Pacifica Hollywood Hills
With this new renovation, the lay-out of units at Pacifica is terrific, particularly their shared companion suite which gives each resident their own room with a shared common area and bathroom. Many of the apartments have balconies and all have aging-friendly bathrooms. The memory care wing provides residents with their own terrace. The main dining room is beautifully decorated with a lovely outdoor dining space.
Board and Care Homes - West Hollywood Area
One of the largest concentration of six bed board and care (B&C) homes can be found in the West Hollywood area. Board and care homes are RCFE assisted living facilities licensed to provide care for up to six people in residential neighborhoods. Driving by, you may not even know that they are there. These homes blend in with the other houses on the street. In West Hollywood, the B&C's are numerous. Among the stand-outs are Shalom Gardens, Rite Care Assisted Living and Raya's Paradise.
These are just a few of the options available in the Hollywood area. Most important is finding the right fit for your loved one. Assisted Living Locators gives you the guidance you need for the care they deserve. Don't try to figure it out alone. Our service is provided free of charge to our clients. Call 310-853-8282 for more information.