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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Independent Living. Our dedicated local Bakersfield, CA advisors have helped 1940 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 164 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $8100 per month.

Find joy with independent living in Bakersfield, a fabulous city located in Kern County, California. Get around the Southern California city easily with the modern and efficient Golden Empire Transit bus system which has 88 buses that serve 16 routes and have 1,600 stops in the Greater Bakersfield Area. Hop off the bus in Downtown Bakersfield for a game at Rabobank Arena in the Civic Center District or a stroll through the Arts District. Stop for dinner and see a show at the historic Fox Theater. Independent living in Bakersfield lets you spend your retirement enjoying these activities and more. Find an independent retirement community in Bakersfield today that's the perfect fit for all your needs.

Senior housing types in Bakersfield, CA

  • Pinewood Glen Retirement
    Pinewood Glen Retirement
    2221 South Real Road, Bakersfield, CA 93309
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    Welcome to Pinewood Glen Retirement Community.We are conveniently located in Southwest Bakersfield with easy access to shopping,transportation,etc. Our community is committed to providing safe and affordable living to fit your day-to-day needs. This independent living retirement community will make...

  • Columbus Estates
    Columbus Estates
    3201 Columbus Street, Bakersfield, CA 93306
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    Columbus Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Beautifully landscaped and with a neighborly atmosphere, Columbus Estates is nestled among the rolling hills of the San Joaquin Valley . We're just outside of Bakersfield and only a few hours from Los Angeles...

  • Carriage House Estates
    Carriage House Estates
    8200 Westwold Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93311
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    Carriage House Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on 12 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, you'll love coming home to our quiet corner of Bakersfield. And you'll appreciate the convenience of being just minutes from excellent healthcare,...

  • Brookdale Riverwalk
    Brookdale Riverwalk
    350 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93312
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    Brookdale Riverwalk is a senior care community in Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield is a thriving city in Southern California, north of Los Angeles. Our community is ideally situated in a residential area of Bakersfield where our residents enjoy peace and tranquility. We are just a short drive...

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  • Sierra Hills
    Sierra Hills
    2500 West Henderson Avenue, Porterville, CA 93257
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    Sierra Hills provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in a picturesque orange grove at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, you'll be delighted by Sierra Hills' unique blend of big-city convenience and rugged, natural splendor. Residents enjoy the...

  • Fillmore Country Club
    Fillmore Country Club
    827 River Street, Fillmore, CA 93015
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    Fillmore Country Club is a beautifully designed Senior Community with Assisted Living Services, short-term stays, and an appealing alternative for seniors who need some assistance with their daily routines such as bathing, dressing and medication reminders. Located in Fillmore, CA, we are surrounded...

  • Walnut Park
    Walnut Park
    4119 West Walnut Avenue, Visalia, CA 93277
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    Walnut Park provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierras, you'll fall in love with our beautiful grounds, comfortable facilities and breathtaking views. Residents appreciate the convenience of being just minutes from shopping,...

  • Sunrise at Sterling Canyon
    Sunrise at Sterling Canyon
    25815 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355
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    Located in the heart of Valencia, Sunrise at Sterling Canyon is situated next door to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, across the street from Granary Square and just blocks away from Valencia Town Center Mall. Sunrise at Sterling Canyon sits just around the corner from the beautiful Vista...

  • Rancho Village
    Rancho Village
    39630 Fairway Drive, Palmdale, CA 93551
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    Rancho Village provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the beautiful desert country of Palmdale, you'll be charmed by the graceful elegance of our facilities and our warm and caring staff. We're just minutes from shopping, a restaurant circle and...

  • Atria Santa Clarita
    Atria Santa Clarita
    24431 Lyons Ave, Santa Clarita, CA 91321
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    Located in the Santa Clarita Valley, just north of Los Angeles with easy access to the 405 Freeway, Atria Santa Clarita is a vibrant community where seniors benefit from a simplified lifestyle, with discreet support from a 24-hour staff. In addition to independent and assisted living options, the...

  • The Bonaventure
    The Bonaventure
    10949 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93004
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    The Bonaventure provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Sixty miles north of the bustling Los Angeles metro area, Ventura is truly a breath of fresh air. Surrounded by lemon and flower orchards, The Bonaventure offers a perfect blend of beach and country living....

  • Villa Santa Barbara
    Villa Santa Barbara
    227 Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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    Live life in style at Villa Santa Barbara, where residents can soak up the Southern California sun and enjoy desired amenities and services fit for the American Riviera. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and...

Who Needs Independent Living

Independent living is a choice made by many seniors who want an active retirement that doesn't involve mowing the lawn or vacuuming. An independent retirement community allows seniors to shed the responsibilities that come with home ownership, without giving up the privacy and comfort of independent living. Retirement communities have different services and amenities, such as transportation to local stores and attractions or on-site dental and medical facilities that save time and stress so you can live as active as you want. Add to these conveniences 24-hour security, housekeeping services, and prepared meals, and you have a great recipe for carefree, independent living in Bakersfield.

What to Expect

Many of these amenities are offered for your enjoyment in independent living communities in Bakersfield:

  • Pet friendly
  • On-site parking
  • Library/reading room
  • Movie theater
  • Exercise room
  • Pool and hot tub
  • Beauty services

Sometimes independent living communities in Bakersfield are referred to as retirement or senior living communities.

Activities for Seniors in Bakersfield

Bakersfield is full of fun and engaging activities and destinations for seniors. Here are a few of the things to do in the San Joaquin Valley city.

Parks - Visit Beale Park, the city's first park built in 1908, it's one of two city parks with an amphitheater. Another great park in Bakersfield is the 32-acre Park at River Walk features two crisp lakes connected by a stream. Next to the riverside park is the 21 mile Kern River Bike Trail.

Museums - For art lovers, visit the many exhibits of upcoming and internationally known artists work at the Bakersfield Museum of Art or enjoy the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, that has 16,000 square feet of fascinating collections including rare fossils and American Indian artifacts. Another great stop is the California Living Museum, which is also known as the Bakersfield Zoo. The living museum has an array of animals and fauna to see and learn about.

Sports - Bakersfield has three minor league teams. The Bakersfield Blaze plays in the California League at the Sam Lynn Ballpark. Basketball fans will enjoy the NBA developmental team, the Bakersfield Jam plays at the Jam Events Center, and anyone who enjoys a hockey game will love watching the American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors play a game at the Rabobank Arena.

Finding Independent Living in Bakersfield

To learn more about retirement bliss in an active and social, independent living community in the Bakersfield area, call us for a free consultation now. Our Senior Living Advisors will help you every step of the way to find and secure the best senior living arrangements for your needs.