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Santa Barbara Assisted Living

There are 46 Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Barbara, CA.

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    Alexander Gardens Assisted Living

    Alexander Gardens Assisted Living is a Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 2120 Santa Barbara Street. Alexander Gardens Assisted Li...

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    Alexander Court Memory Care

    Alexander Court Memory Care is a Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 325 West Islay Street. Alexander Court Memory Care provides As...

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    Homecare Casa Rhoda 5

    Homecare Casa Rhoda 5 is a Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 107 SANTA ANA AVENUE. Homecare Casa Rhoda 5 provides Assisted Living...

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    Abundant Care III

    Abundant Care III is conveniently located in a nice and quiet neighborhood in Santa Barbara, California. This beautiful 6-bed assisted living facility is fully furnished with built-in safety features.  Quality care is provided at all times. Residents are treated with the utmost care and respec...

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    Mesa Care

    Mesa Care is a small Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 2424 CALLE SORIA. Mesa Care provides Assisted Living services for each of ...

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    Abundant Care

    Located in Santa Barbara, Abundant Care assisted living offers residential care for seniors in a secure, home-like setting. More than a place for seniors to live, Abundant Care is your home away from your home. Abundant Care assisted living facilities are designed to provide a comfortable and grac...

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    Abundant Care II

    Abundant Care II Assisted Living has been serving the Santa Barbara community since 1999 and offers a luxurious property for seniors. This 6-bed fully furnished Assisted Living has built in safety features. We invite you to visit our facilities. Please call to schedule an appointment. We are h...

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    The Barclay

    The Barclay is a small Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 1812 DE LA VINA STREET. The Barclay provides Assisted Living services fo...

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    Casa Rhoda #4 Inc.

    Casa Rhoda #4 Inc. is a beautiful six-bed assisted living facility for seniors located in a friendly and safe residential neighborhood in Santa Barbara.  Casa Rhoda #4 Inc. provides quality care and support services to seniors in a comfortable and homelike atmosphere.  Casa Rhoda #4 Inc. ...

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    Homecare Casa Rhoda #1 Inc.

    Homecare Casa Rhoda #1 Inc. is a wonderful assisted living facility for seniors situated in a peaceful and secure residential neighborhood in the city of Santa Barbara.  Homecare Casa Rhoda #1 Inc. provides quality care and kindness to senior residents in a comfortable homelike environment. &n...

Santa Barbara, CA Assisted Living Facilities


46 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Santa Barbara, California or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Santa Barbara, depending on its residents’ care needs, Assisted Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 46 Assisted Living facilities can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Santa Barbara Need Assisted Living?

Seniors in Santa Barbara will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of California senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Santa Barbara

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Santa Barbara can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Assisted Living Facilities

Description and Size

Assisted Living Board and Care Homes located in Santa Barbara are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by California’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Santa Barbara.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Santa Barbara care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Santa Barbara Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Assisted Living Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Santa Barbara will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by California’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized Assisted Living Communities that may be in Santa Barbara or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Santa Barbara Assisted Living Community will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Santa Barbara can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.


Assisted Living Costs in Santa Barbara

The average cost of Assisted Living in Santa Barbara is $ 3710 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost Assisted Living starts at is $ 933 and can go as high as $ 8445 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Care

Paying for Assisted Living in Santa Barbara can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for Assisted Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of Assisted Living in Santa Barbara. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


California Licensing

The 46 Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Barbara are licensed, inspected and regulated by California’s Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Assisted Living Facility Listings in Santa Barbara to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Santa Barbara, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Assisted Living representative will be more than happy to help you.