NOTE: The California Department of Social Services licenses Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, as these are not medical facilities.
The Eldercare Locator 1-800-677-1116
The Eldercare Locator is a way to find community assistance for seniors. The locator is a nationwide, directory assistance service designed to help older persons and care givers locate local support resources for aging Americans. The Eldercare locator is a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Association of State Units on Aging.
Nursing Facility Locator
The Medicare Nursing Home locater can assist with comparing nursing homes in California and to report any findings on the home. You may also search for nursing homes on the Cal Quality Care website.
County Profiles lists the number of nursing facilities available in each county, the total number of licensed beds, the average occupancy rate, and the Average Daily Private Pay Rate for nursing facility care in that county.
The Medicare Nursing Home Compare website can assist with detailed specifics on particular nursing facilities in your area by county, city, zip code, or facility name.
The Alzheimer's Association provides help in locating long-term care facilities in the Northern California region. Facilities include; nursing facilities, Residential care Facilities/Assisted living Facilities, Adult Day Care Centers and In-Home Care agencies.