Explore programs and financial assistance options to help you afford the care you need.

The Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension Program (A&A)

The Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension Program (A&A) provides benefits for veterans or their surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist them in eating, bathing, dressing and taking care of the activities of daily living. Your cost of an assisted living facility qualifies for reimbursement. Hallmark of Bakersfield will cover 100% of the application fee.

Assisted Living Waiver (ALW)

The Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) is a Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver that was created by legislation that directed the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to develop and implement the project to test the efficacy of assisted living as a Medi-Cal benefit.

Choosing a Residential Care Facility for Seniors in California


Selecting a senior living community comes with many questions and you don’t have to navigate them alone. Our staff is available to provide the information you need to make a confident decision. Submit a request and we will be in touch shortly.

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