Pomona, CA is a medium sized city within the Great Los Angeles Metropolitan area with a population of nearly 150,000. At SeniorLiving.org we can help you select the proper Pomona assisted living facility to best suit your needs. Assisted living costs in the area are higher than the national average, but there are a wealth of amenities and entertaining options for those that choose the area. In Pomona, you will be able to enjoy Southern California’s world renowned warm weather all year round, freeing up much of the year for outdoor pursuits. Being within the Los Angeles Metropolitan area, Pomona allows you the opportunity of the largest number of senior care facilities in the country. From nursing homes and assisted living facilities to senior apartments and resort style complexes, Pomona has the right senior housing option for you.
Los Angeles County has monthly elderly care costs that are in line with the state median. A private bedroom in an ALF will run $3,600 a month while a private room in a nursing home has the monthly cost of $7,300. Pomona’s cost of living is relatively in line with other medium sized California cities. The March 2012 cost of living index for Pomona was ranked at 127.6, with the national benchmark at 100. As a city, Pomona has a crime rate slightly higher than the national average. California has one of the nation’s highest tax burden, with sales tax at 8.25 percent, and local, state and federal taxes as well.
Pomona offers a range of hospitals and health care facilities specifically for seniors. The Landmark Medical Center, the Lanterman Developmental Center Distinct-Part Skilled Nursing Facility, and the Laurel Park Center of Effective Living all provide renowned senior services. The Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is also nationally recognized as one of the nation’s 50 best cardio hospitals, and is the primary stroke center for Los Angeles County. Their satellite center in Pomona offers many outpatient services including physical therapy, urgent care, and radiology. Other area hospitals include Chino Valley Medical Center, East Valley Hospital Medical Center, and Foothill Presbyterian Hospital.
Pomona has a thriving arts scene. The Repertory Opera Company has been running for three seasons. Pomona also houses the Latino Art Museum, the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, the Pomona Valley Historical Society, and the American Museum of Ceramic Art. Outdoor pursuits in the area are abundant. Pomona is located near the Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park and many golf courses such as the Mountain Meadows Country Club. The city is also quite close to the Marshall Canyon Regional Park and the San Dimas Canyon Park. Pomona has a wide range of shopping centers, which have large retailers and small independent boutiques, as well as spas, restaurants, bars and other relaxation facilities. Choosing Pomona assisted living will allow you the freedom to live an active retirement lifestyle.