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Santa Monica Independent Living

There are 2 Independent Living Facilities in Santa Monica, CA.

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    Brookdale Ocean House

    Brookdale Ocean House’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Brookdale Ocean House is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Brookdale Ocean House is a Independent Living community, located in Sa...

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    Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens

    Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens is a Independent Livi...

Santa Monica, CA Independent Living


2 Independent Living Communities are located in the city of Santa Monica, California or nearby and can provide a fun, active and social setting for your retirement. In Santa Monica, depending on the residents’ needs, California retirement communities provide daily activity programs, frequent social interaction with residents, wellness programs, musical and art programs, music and pet therapy, social outings, religious service, activity rooms, family dining rooms and much more.



Seniors and retirees in these 2 communities in Santa Monica want retirement to be fun, relaxing and fulfilling. From fully prepared meals by gourmet chefs, food available any time of the day, laundry and cleaning service, beauty and grooming salons, swimming pools, wellness program, massages and much more, California independent living communities really take pampering to a whole new level.



Santa Monica Independent Living Communities can look like large resorts or hotels with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial zoned areas are not regulated by state licensing.

However, Retirement Communities in California that are considered CCRCs (Continued Care Retirement Communities) will have a full range of care services starting will Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and even Nursing Care. Santa Monica CCRCs are regulated by state licensing due to the care services they provide. These communities have become a popular choice as of late since Seniors can receive all the care they need in one location.

Some nationally recognized Independent Living Communities that may be in Santa Monica or nearby are familiar names such as 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.



The starting cost of Independent Living in Santa Monica is $2100 per month on the low end and can go much higher depending on a variety of factors and preferences (source: Genworth Financial). The cost of living in the Santa Monica area will depend on location of the community, age of the building, amenities and services offered and more.



Retirement living in Santa Monica is paid by the residents out of pocket or through “Private Pay.”  Unfortunately, Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and Attendance, Medicare or Medicaid do not cover the costs of Independent Living. The reason these organizations do not cover this type of senior living is that the communities typically do not provide any type of care to their residents.

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


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