There are surprisingly few assisted living facilities in Santa Rosa, CA. Moreover, there are even fewer quality assisted living facilities in Sonoma County, let alone Santa Rosa. Most Santa Rosa assisted living facilities are operated by individuals without medical backgrounds who provide care in their own home. In essence, most assisted living facilities in Santa Rosa are true “mom-and-pop” operations. Often the owner is the primary caregiver and their home is the assisted living facility. This average Santa Rosa assisted living facility runs at about $3,500 per month. For prospective residents who cannot afford $3,500 per month, Santa Rosa offers few alternatives. Retirees with lower incomes must often move to less expensive areas like Sacramento to receives quality assisted living care at a price they can afford. Santa Rosa, unfortunately, has relatively few assisted living beds relative to the senior population. Consequently, the hundred plus Santa Rosa assisted living facilities that do exist can charge a premium for their care.
Excellent assisted living facilities in Santa Rosa, CA charge approximately $8,000 per month. Wild Rose Care Home charges $250 to $275 per day depending upon level of care, and can only command that price due to the lack of quality assisted living facilities in Santa Rosa.