Via this program, non-medical care is provided for eligible elderly individuals to prevent or delay nursing home placement.
Services and benefits may include assistance with daily living activities, housecleaning, meal preparation, and grocery shopping, to name a few.
1) In some areas of California, Medi-Cal offers the Assisted Living Waiver, which helps individuals who are eligible for nursing home care, but would prefer to live in an assisted living community.
While room and board is not covered, several supportive services are available, such as personal care assistance, medication administration, and prepared meals.
In the most expensive areas of the state; Marin County, which includes the San Francisco area, San Mateo, San Luis Obispo, Santa Cruz, and Napa, the monthly cost ranges from $4,850 - $6,000.
The least expensive assisted living can be found inland, in the cities of Madera, Merced, Stockton and Modesto.
Through Medi-Cal, some personal care and nursing home care is provided.