Start Here to Find Senior Care and Services in LAStart Here to Find Senior Care and Services in LA

Los Angeles offers lots of resources for seniors who want to enjoy their golden years in the Golden State. To help you plan your retirement, help an LA-based parent get help at home, or find senior care in LA, we’ve put together a comprehensive Los Angeles Senior Care and Services page. It’s where you’ll find our most complete catalog of information about life in LA, including specific senior communities with high ratings from users and much more.

Find Los Angeles retirement planning information

Organize your post-retirement lifestyle in LA with our planning information, such as data on the cost of living, tips on downsizing and relocating, and suggestions for finding a senior real-estate specialist, financial planner, and eldercare attorney to help you set things up.

Explore Los Angeles senior living options

Los Angeles has something for just about everyone, and that includes seniors who want to live in a retirement or care community. Read our posts on 55+ communities for active seniors, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and specialized memory care for people with dementia. We talk about the cost of LA-area nursing homes and assisted living care, and we offer information for seniors who need low-income housing.

You can also find pet-friendly communities, communities for LGBT seniors, and information on this year’s Best of Los Angeles Senior Living winners as decided by resident and family reviews.

Find Los Angeles caregiving resources and facts

Living at home for as long as possible is the ideal for many older adults, but it requires careful planning to age in place comfortably and safely. Our LA caregiving section discusses the cost of in-home care, Los Angeles-area in-home care providers, and local aging-in-place resources. We also have information about support groups for family caregivers and adult day program and respite care programs that can give seniors a change of pace while caregivers take a break.

Locate the senior services you need in LA

Find the help you need or help a parent find assistance in our LA senior services section. We share information about

  • Los Angeles hospitals and short-term rehabilitation facilities
  • concierge services to handle your shopping and household chores
  • ways to get around LA without driving
  • social and volunteer opportunities, and
  • veterans’ support resources

You can also find guidance on working after retirement and finding senior-friendly job resources in LA.

Access financial assistance and benefits for Los Angeles seniors

The cost of living in the greater Los Angeles area is about 18% higher than the national average, according to Forbes magazine. Our financial assistance page has information on benefit programs like Medi-Cal (the state’s Medicaid program), Medicare, Social Security, and the VA that can help qualified senior stretch their budgets farther. There are also benefits and training available to family caregivers and you can find plenty of discounts for seniors in the city.

Read about end-of-life care resources in LA

No one enjoys planning for end of life care and estate issues, but it’s easier to handle if you’re prepared. Our Los Angeles end-of-life care section includes tips on finding, choosing, and paying for hospice care. You’ll also find consumer information on funeral home choices and policies and guidance in choosing an estate sale agent if you need one.

For detailed information on Los Angeles senior care providers, including prices and rates, you can create a account. As an account holder, you can view and compare monthly rates for Los Angeles senior communities. You can also review services and communities you and your loved ones have worked with.


Casey Kelly-Barton is an Austin-based freelance writer whose childhood was made awesome by her grandmothers, great-grandmother, great-aunts and -uncles, and their friends.


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