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Independent living in San Jose, CA is dedicated to helping seniors live life to the fullest. Retired seniors can enjoy the safety, peace and comfort of a community setting while still enjoying the complete privacy of their apartment. San Jose is a vibrant urban community of its own that shares a unique mix of cultures influenced by the city's history and present draw of Silicon Valley. The city features a decent public transportation system and transit connectivity making it easy to get around. Besides the great weather and the opportunity to get involved in the local festivals and diverse local events, San Jose is just a close drive to all the most interesting places in Northern and Central California. Independent living residents have endless opportunities to stay active and healthy in a secure environment. If you or your loved one are looking for an independent retirement community in San Jose area, we are happy to help.

Choose from over 30 Independent Living communities in San Jose, CA and see 304 reviews with a 4.1 average rating. We've helped 5,261 families in San Jose, CA where Independent Living ranges from $1500 to $12804.

We've found at least 30 Independent Living Communities within 28 miles of San Jose, CA that meet your criteria ()

Atria Chateau Gardens
Atria Chateau Gardens
San Jose, CA 95126
Santa Clara County
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out of 14 reviews

Atria Chateau Gardens is a pet-friendly independent and assisted living community a few blocks from downtown Willow Glen featuring courtyards with prize roses and beautiful grasses. With a full-time events director at their service, residents stay active year-round with a complete social calendar...

2.1 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen
Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen
San Jose, CA 95126
Santa Clara County
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out of 20 reviews

Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen is located in San Jose, California. Willow Glen is like a small town neighborhood, with a tree-lined main street populated by outdoor cafes, coffee shops, boutiques and bookstores. Our community includes independent and assisted living apartments and Alzheimer's care....

2.6 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Atria Willow Glen
Atria Willow Glen
San Jose, CA 95125
Santa Clara County
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out of 30 reviews

Atria Willow Glen provides all the comforts of home in a resort-like community. Invite family and friends to enjoy a walk through courtyards with lush landscaping and koi ponds, or take an outing to nearby downtown San Jose. Atria Willow Glen offers easy access to shopping, banks, medical facilities...

3.5 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Carlton Senior Living San Jose
Carlton Senior Living San Jose
San Jose, CA 95136
Santa Clara County
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out of 9 reviews

A Resident’s View: by Hettie Lou Downing I became a “take charge” person the year I turned 10 and my mother’s delicate health dictated that I become her substitute. I left home at age 16 to attend the university and became self-supporting. The lessons I learned from “take charge” employment were...

6 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Brookdale San Jose
Brookdale San Jose
San Jose, CA 95123
Santa Clara County
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out of 16 reviews

Brookdale San Jose is a senior care community in San Jose, California. San Jose is a large, dynamic city in the Bay Area, known as the “Capital of Silicon Valley.” Regarded as a highly affluent city, San Jose offers its residents some of the finest shopping, dining and amenities in the country....

6 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Regency of Evergreen Valley
Regency of Evergreen Valley
San Jose, CA 95135
Santa Clara County
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out of 15 reviews

Regency at Evergreen Valley provides a full range of choices for today’s seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents...

7 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Golden Heritage Living
Golden Heritage Living
San Jose, CA 95112
Santa Clara County
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out of 4 reviews

Golden Heritage Living Golden Heritage Living is an assisted living situated in San Jose, California, meaning that our residents benefit from a Mediterranean-like climate with warm summers and mild winters. Our closeness to the city’s center ensures convenient access to its amenities, while...

1.9 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Lincoln Glen Manor
Lincoln Glen Manor
San Jose, CA 95125
Santa Clara County
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out of 2 reviews

Lincoln Glen Manor provides an assisted living community for seniors who are looking to be a part of all that San Jose, Santa Clara County, California has to offer. This community offers the memory care that seniors need along with a great location. The beautiful city of San Jose provides residents...

4.3 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Westgate Villa
Westgate Villa
San Jose, CA 95129
Santa Clara County
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out of 8 reviews

Westgate Villa is an assisted living community providing memory care in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California. Our magnificent community is located proximally to the Silicon Valley looking on the mountain view of Hamilton. San Jose city is perfect for relaxation and family getaways. With the...

7 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Villa Fontana Retirement
Villa Fontana Retirement
San Jose, CA 95129
Santa Clara County
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out of 16 reviews

Here at Villa Fontana Retirement we understand the importance of family. In fact this senior living facility is family owned, so they go from one family to another. Our property is recently remodeled and a beautiful place to live right here in San Jose, CA. We have been in business for 20 years now...

7 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Oakmont of San Jose (Opening Fall 2016)
Oakmont of San Jose (Opening Fall 2016)
San Jose, CA 95128
Santa Clara County
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3.5 miles from San Jose, CA

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The Westmont
The Westmont
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Santa Clara County
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out of 22 reviews

The Westmont provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Santa Clara, you’ll love the tasteful quality of our facilities while enjoying all the convenience of the nearby community. We’re just minutes from shopping,...

4.2 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Santa Clara, CA

Villa Serena
Villa Serena
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Santa Clara County
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out of 4 reviews

Villa Serena is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, located near the heart of Silicon Valley, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. A Sunshine Retirement Living Community, we offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared meals daily, on...

6 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Santa Clara, CA

Campbell Village
Campbell Village
Campbell, CA 95008
Santa Clara County
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out of 12 reviews

Campbell Village is owned by Premier Senior Care Group. A family operated company whose mission is to create a family-style atmosphere, providing quality care with compassion and understanding. We strive to assure our residents have a safe environment, healthy lifestyle and happiness.        

6 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Campbell, CA

Chateau Cupertino
Chateau Cupertino
Cupertino, CA 95014
Santa Clara County
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out of 5 reviews

Just talk to our residents. Senior living doesn’t get any better than living at Chateau Cupertino, whether you’re in retirement or just ready for the next great phase of your life. We offer the best mix of available services you can find. You will get a great place to enjoy your life and your future...

8 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Cupertino, CA

Atria Sunnyvale
Atria Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Santa Clara County
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out of 20 reviews

Atria Sunnyvale is a welcoming assisted living community in a lovely, quiet neighborhood situated close to downtown Sunnyvale, California. Residents and their families can enjoy a stroll along winding walkways or relax in the beautifully landscaped courtyard. Or they may prefer to entertain friends...

8 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Sunnyvale, CA

Redwood Villa
Redwood Villa
Mountain View, CA 94043
Santa Clara County
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out of 6 reviews

Redwood Villa is a happy, active, independent Retirement Facility. It has been owned and operated by the Cappelletti Family for over 30 years. Our restaurant style dining room serves three meals a day and provides a comfortable atmosphere with great food. You will appreciate the weekly housekeeping,...

12 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Mountain View, CA

Moldaw Family Residences a CCRC
Moldaw Family Residences a CCRC
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Santa Clara County
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out of 0 reviews

Located in beautiful Palo Alto on the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life, Moldow Family Residences aims to be a "place where your spirit can thrive." We offer a complete care system for senior adults. Our independent living apartments cater to active adults. The maintenance-free units vary in size...

13 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Palo Alto, CA

BridgePoint at Los Altos
BridgePoint at Los Altos
Los Altos, CA 94022
Santa Clara County
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out of 1 reviews

BridgePoint at Los Altos is a full-service rental retirement community offering independent and assisted living. Conveniently located just one block from El Camino Real and Los Altos Avenues, and just minutes from Interstates 101 and 280, BridgePoint at Los Altos is less than two miles from Stanford...

14 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Los Altos, CA

Carlton Senior Living Fremont
Carlton Senior Living Fremont
Fremont, CA 94538
Alameda County
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out of 14 reviews

You will feel the elegance the moment you walk through the front door at Carlton Plaza Fremont, an active independent and assisted living community. The marble entry, comfortable fireplace and cozy conversation areas foster friendships and are a lovely place to entertain family. The courtyard is...

15 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Fremont, CA

Brookdale Fremont
Brookdale Fremont
Fremont, CA 94536
Alameda County
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out of 12 reviews

Brookdale Fremont is an independent and assisted living community in Fremont, California. Our luxurious and active community is ideally situated in a residential area of the city, giving residents all the comforts of a small town near the amenities of a large city. Residents enjoy our proximity to...

16 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Fremont, CA

Vi at Palo Alto
Vi at Palo Alto
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Santa Clara County
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out of 0 reviews

Vi at Palo Alto is an upscale Type A continuing care retirement community located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Situated on 23 lush acres of Stanford property, the community is also adjacent to the Stanford Shopping Center, and close to walking trails, performing arts centers, fine dining and is a...

17 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Palo Alto, CA

Acacia Creek
Acacia Creek
Union City, CA 94587
Alameda County
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out of 8 reviews

Acacia Creek is a not-for-profit Continuing Care Community (CCRC) located on the beautiful 305-acre site of the Masonic Home in Union City, and offers a truly rewarding retirement lifestyle - one that is filled with friendship and fun. One that is filled with with vitality, excitement, security and...

19 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Union City, CA

Brookdale Redwood City
Brookdale Redwood City
Redwood City, CA 94061
San Mateo County
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out of 22 reviews

Brookdale Redwood City is an exceptional senior care community offering independent living and assisted living services in Redwood City, California. Our community is ideally located halfway between Palo Alto and San Mateo, offering premium care services in historic Redwood City. Redwood City boasts...

21 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Redwood City, CA

Brookdale Scotts Valley
Brookdale Scotts Valley
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Santa Cruz County
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out of 6 reviews

Brookdale Scotts Valley is a premier assisted living community in Scotts Valley, California. Our community, located in Santa Cruz County, sits on seven acres overlooking rolling hills near the Santa Cruz Mountains. Our residents enjoy the perfect combination of quiet and peaceful living with easy...

22 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Scotts Valley, CA

Heritage Estates Senior Apts.
Heritage Estates Senior Apts.
Livermore, CA 94550
Alameda County
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out of 12 reviews

Livermore Valley. Home of California’s oldest wine producing region. And it can be your new home, too. If you are lucky enough to have been aged over 62 years, you can enjoy the good life at Heritage Estates Senior Apartments. Sip world-class wines quietly on your balcony or soak in nearby views of...

24 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Livermore, CA

Nazareth Vista
Nazareth Vista
Belmont, CA 94002
San Mateo County
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out of 6 reviews

One of the Peninsulas most centrally located communities, just steps from a Cal Train station, El Camino Real, HWY 101, Downtown Belmont and minutes up Ralston Avenue to 280; Nazareth Vista is a convenient location for those seeking Independent Living, Assisted Living or families looking for...

25 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Belmont, CA

Atria at Foster Square (Opening Fall 2016)
Atria at Foster Square (Opening Fall 2016)
Foster City, CA 94404
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out of 0 reviews

Atria is pleased to announce our state-of-the-art senior living community in the Bay Area: Atria at Foster Square. Scheduled for completion in November 2016, this upscale apartment residence will be located in the center of Foster Square – a new, age-qualified residential and retail development in...

26 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Foster City, CA

Landmark Villa
Landmark Villa
Hayward, CA 94541
Alameda County
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out of 8 reviews

We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to...

27 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Hayward, CA

Merrill Gardens at Gilroy
Merrill Gardens at Gilroy
Gilroy, CA 95020
Santa Clara County
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out of 12 reviews

A full service, gated community designed especially for seniors age 62 or better in beautiful Gilroy, California. Village Green is a very special place where residents enjoy life, while their friends and family have peace of mind knowing that their loved one is being cared for with dignity and...

28 miles from San Jose, CA

Provides: Independent Living in Gilroy, CA

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Who Needs Independent Living

Independent retirement living is a good option for seniors who can live independently but want social opportunities, security and access to the necessary amenities. It is ideal for seniors who enjoy a simplified lifestyle free from chores and the responsibilities of maintaining a home.

What to Expect

By choosing an independent retirement living community, residents may expect to get top quality care in a nurturing environment that boosts their physical health, social life, and mental well-being. Residents adopt a healthier lifestyle while doing all the things they never had time to do before. Our senior independent living communities offer a broad range of intellectual, physical and social activities to promote an active and engaging lifestyle. These include:

  • Lifecare
  • Interior and exterior home maintenance
  • Weekly housekeeping and flat linen services
  • Concierge services
  • Scheduled meals
  • Scheduled transportation for local events, errands and appointments
  • Senior wellness programs
  • Security surveillance
  • Pet-friendly environment
  • In-home care when needed

Activities for Seniors in San Jose

San Jose is an area rich with resources and activities for seniors.

Arts and culture - For an amazing cultural experience, head to downtown San Jose and check out the city's many museums and art galleries. Seniors can stop by the award-winning Museum of Art in downtown San Jose and see the contemporary artistic talent of 20th and 21st century West Coast artists. History Park, located inside Kelley Park, is an excellent spot to learn about the diverse cultures of San Jose.

Parks - Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many walking trails around the city, such as the popular Los Gatos Creek trail and outdoor attractions like the Japanese Friendship Garden and History Park. Golf lovers can enjoy an exciting golf experience and participate in memorable social and recreational experiences at the San Jose Country Club.

Spectator sports – San Jose is home to innovative sports and entertainment venues. Visit the SAP Center, Levi's Stadium and Avaya Stadium and experience the impressive design and environmentally friendly amenities while getting up close and personal with the professional players.

Shopping and dining – For the best shopping, dining and entertainment experience, stroll across Santana Row. Surrounded by landscaped gardens and parks, this upscale shopping destination is a perfect place to spend your afternoons. The San Pedro Square Market offers a variety of incredible restaurants, culinary venues, and creative food truck cultures.

Finding Independent Living in San Jose

Our senior living advisors will guide you in finding a retirement community that is designed to help you enjoy the highest quality of life. Schedule an appointment with us for a free consultation.

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