Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Los Angeles, CA

Christian Worstell
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  • Explore our review of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Los Angeles, California, to compare costs and extra features from the best local senior living communities.

Los Angeles is a city rich with arts, culture and diversity. The weather is wonderful. The people are health conscious and active. U.S. News & World Report ranks California 6th in the nation for health care quality. And while state income tax is high, California does not tax Social Security benefits. 

California is also among the leaders for safeguarding against COVID-19 in assisted living homes and skilled nursing facilities.  

It stands to reason then that Los Angeles is a great place to retire, and there are plenty of great assisted living homes in the city to help you or a loved one make the City of Angels home. 

Below we take a look at our picks for the top 10 assisted living homes in Los Angeles. We examined five areas specifically when evaluating assisted living homes for our list:

  1. Resident safety
  2. Access to care
  3. Social life
  4. Dining and nutrition
  5. Amenities

1. Beverly Hills Carmel South and North 

Website Address Phone Number

8757 Burton Way Los Angeles, CA 90048


The Beverly Hills Carmel communities (there are two on the same street) bring lavish luxury to assisted living. Located at the entrance to Beverly Hills, these independent and assisted living hotels provide Kosher dining, customized care and upscale living conditions.

Beverly Hills Carmel is family-owned and operated since 1976 and just some of the amenities include a personal limousine service, an on-site manicurist and room service.

If you’re looking to age in an environment of upscale luxury, Beverly Hills is the place for you.

Additional highlights:

  • Daily fitness classes that include Yoga, Tai Chi and Zumba
  • Daily afternoon tea with fruit and pastries
  • Daily housekeeping

2. Belmont Village Hollywood Heights

Website Address Phone Number

2051 North Highland Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90068


Located in the Hollywood Hills near the famous Rodeo Drive, Belmont Village offers its residents as much independence as is safe and desired.

A nursing staff is on site 24 hours per day for assistance with activities of daily living and medication management. A full calendar of fitness and social programs keeps residents busy while a core of brain fitness programs encourage memory care and mind-body awareness.

Concierge-arranged transportation helps residents reach outside medical appointments while on-site wellness programs assist with speech, physical and occupational therapy.

Belmont residents never go hungry. There are 24 chef-prepared menu options offered daily along with a bistro for coffee, snacks and socializing.

Additional highlights:

  • Short stays available for transitional care
  • Full-service salon with separate days for men and women
  • Licensed nurses on site 24/7

3. Melrose Gardens & The Cottages 

Website Address Phone Number

960 North Martel Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90046


Melrose Gardens specializes in memory care and is located in the heart of West Hollywood.

The property is small and creates the feel of a private retreat where residents are housed according to their level of care. But while located in a quiet neighborhood, the property is also close to fine restaurants, shopping, theaters, museums and more.

Residents benefit from daily housekeeping services and free transportation to and from off-site medical appointments.

A social schedule includes live entertainment and there are ongoing health and fitness programs individually tailored to a resident’s needs.


Additional highlights:

  • Homemade bread and farmer’s market produce
  • Manicures, pedicures and hair styling services
  • Round-the-clock staff scheduling

4. Hollenbeck Palms 

Website Address Phone Number

573 South Boyle Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90033


Hollenbeck Palms is a vibrant community offering assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation along with a recently-opened memory care center. The property spans more than eight acres and is fully gated.

Residents have access to two distinct dining facilities, a full gym with daily classes, educational enrichment and more.

Lecturers and professors from local universities regularly visit for discussion and instruction. Music is a large part of the social curriculum that incorporates on-site programs as well as off-site visits to performances.

Living options range from small studios to two-bedroom, two-bathroom suites with full kitchens and walk-in closets.

Additional highlights:

  • Retro ice cream parlor
  • 9-hole putting green
  • Volunteer opportunities for residents

5. Kingsley Manor

Website Address Phone Number

1055 North Kingsley Drive Los Angeles, CA 90029


Kingsley Manor houses both independent living and assisted living residents to make for an easy transition among long-term tenants while also offering skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. The property is located in East Hollywood convenient to Chinatown and residents are treated to a multitude of off-site trips.

Swing dancing, jazz concerts and wine tastings are just a few examples of the on-site social calendar.

Fitness programs include yoga, meditation, morning stretches and Tai Chi. Kingsley Manor residents are also encouraged to exercise their brains with discussion groups, lectures and classes.

Kingsley Manor has been in operation since 1912.

Additional highlights:

  • Pet friendly
  • University student residents who provide assistance and volunteerism
  • Diverse international cuisine

6. Solheim Senior Community 

Website Address Phone Number

2236 Merton Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90041


The Solheim Senior Community has been in operation since 1923 and provides independent and assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing in the north Los Angeles neighborhood of Eagle Rock.

An all-inclusive fee covers assistance with daily activities, daily housekeeping, escorts to and from rooms and more. Nurses are staffed 24/7 and all rooms have emergency call systems.

Activities include fitness programs, prayer services, walking clubs, movies, Bingo and more. Transportation is provided to a number of destinations around the L.A. area.

The facility is well guarded with security cameras and a patrol service.


Additional highlights:

  • Pet friendly
  • Dining accommodations for special diets
  • Weekly preventive health checkups

7. Terraza of Cheviot Hills 

Website Address Phone Number 3340 Shelby Drive Los Angeles, CA 90034 310-837-9181

Terraza is located in the upscale Cheviot Hills neighborhood and offers a higher standard of luxury to its residents while at the same time striving for a comfortable, family feel. The assisted living service encourages independence while providing on-site health care and 24/7 support.

Accommodations feature private or companion apartments with private baths and individual climate control. A social calendar is packed with trivia, Bingo, board games and more while transportation is included to off-site destinations, events and appointments.

Numerous indoor and outdoor common areas promote a social environment while a housekeeping service that includes bed-making keeps things tidy back in the room.

Additional highlights:

  • Eversound wireless headphone system is supplied
  • Meals are home cooked and geared toward dietary restrictions
  • Beauty salon and barber shop

8. CityView

Website Address Phone Number 515 North La Brea Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-2131

CityView is located in the heart of Los Angeles and centrally located to Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Care levels include independent living, assisted living and memory care.

A wellness center features visiting doctors, home health nurses, nutritionists and therapists of all varieties. The fitness room is designed specifically designed for senior adults and includes instructor-led stretching, yoga and more.

Social events are plenty with movies, Bingo, arts and crafts and even puppy play times. Every Tuesday is an off-site event with transportation included while a shuttle runs two days per week for shopping and dining.

A broad dining menu features daily specials while a coffee corner provides fresh snacks and beverages all day long.


Additional highlights:

  • Beauty salon
  • Card room
  • Library

9. Hollywood Hills 

Website Address Phone Number 1745 North Gramercy Place Los Angeles, CA 90028 323-673-4222

Assisted living, memory care and respite care services are all offered at this Hollywood Hills establishment. Living quarters range from one-bedroom spaces to a penthouse.

Round-the-clock support and concierge services include housekeeping and laundry service. Social, physical and intellectual activities happen both in-house and off-site.

Residents are provided with personalized care plans and a 24-hour team of caregivers. Melas are customized to each individual’s preference.

Additional highlights:

  • Rooftop lounge overlooking the Hollywood Hills
  • Resident barbershop and salon
  • Located in a neighborhood robust with arts, music and culture

10. Valley Vista 

Website Address Phone Number 7040 Van Nuys Blvd Los Angeles, CA 818-906-4400

Assisted living and memory care are provided in spaces up to 580 square feet. Daily living assistance includes wellness and related programs, emergency response systems, 24/7 staff and housekeeping.

A concierge and local transportation helps residents explore their surroundings and get to medical appointments. Residents can stay busy with a fitness center that includes classes, a wine bar, card lounge, library with computers and more.

Meals are cooked from scratch while coffee bistro provides all-day snacks and drinks and outside dining is available.

Additional highlights:

  • Thermal temperature scanning that screens visitors for illnesses 
  • Movie theater
  • Pet friendly
Christian Worstell
About the Author

Christian Worstell is a senior Medicare and health insurance writer with He is also a licensed health insurance agent. Christian is well-known in the insurance industry for the thousands of educational articles he’s written, helping Americans better understand their health insurance and Medicare coverage.

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