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  • Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    2431 Mariner Square, Alameda, CA 94501
    (5)
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    Cardinal Point is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) which means that our residents move in when they are independent and active, truly being able to participate in all we have to offer! Additionally, we are also licensed for Assisted Living, so as the years go on, the resident can...

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  • Oakmont of Mariner Point

    Oakmont of Mariner Point

    2400 Mariner Sq. Drive, Alameda, CA 94501
    (14)
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    Oakmont of Mariner Point assisted living community situated in Alameda, Alameda County, California provides seniors with a safe place to live. This community offers the memory care that seniors are looking for in a location that is peaceful and good. When a senior chooses this community they will...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    (93)
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    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of seniors in all stages of life. They offer everything from independent living to dementia care. They even offer support services for family members, including support groups for those interested. Elderly in...

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  • Lakeshore Residential Care

    Lakeshore Residential Care

    1901 3rd Ave, Oakland, CA 94606
    (7)
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    Lakeshore Residential Care is located in the City of Oakland in the Lake Merritt commercial district, only a few blocks from the unique Lake Merritt and the shopping center, medical facilities, Physician facilities, banks, senior centers, churches, parks and Parkway Theater are close by, there are...

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  • Lake Park a CCRC

    Lake Park a CCRC

    1850 Alice St, Oakland, CA 94612
    (1)
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    This is the kind of place people dream of living in. With views of both Lake Merritt and the East Bay Hills, Lake Park is a retirement community in Oakland, CA that's ?lled with natural light, greenery and fascinating people. Here, a diverse collection of extraordinary residents enjoys a culturally...

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  • Lake Merritt Care Home

    Lake Merritt Care Home

    576 Valle Vista Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
    (5)
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    Tony's Care Home is located just along the border of the City of Oakland and the city of Piedmont, located in a very nice and peaceful neighborhood. It has a deck with a spectacular view of the hill. With easy access to shops, theaters, churches, etc. and is just a few minutes away from the famous...

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  • Sunrise of Oakland Hills

    Sunrise of Oakland Hills

    11889 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619
    (15)
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    Community Highlights: * Conveniently located in a beautiful, safe residential neighborhood in the Oakland Hills * Multiple nurses on staff to manage resident well-being and complex medical situations * Accommodate many couples who want to stay together but have different care needs * Higher...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618
    (7)
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    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge is designed to fit in with the beautiful homes in the area. Enjoy the local cafes, gourmet restaurants, bookstores, and antique shops. It's right across the street from The Ridge, a brand new upscale shopping center. The community features spacious apartments with full...

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  • Golden Living Guest Home, LLC

    Golden Living Guest Home, LLC

    9450 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94605
    (1)
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    Golden Living Guest Home is an assisted living and memory care community located in the sunny city of Oakland, California. Situated in Alameda County, Oakland is known for its dynamic arts and culture scene, its wide variety of cuisine and its beautiful parks. Golden Living Guest Home is designed...

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  • Marymount Villa

    345 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (28)
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    At Marymount Villa we believe everyone can find meaning and joy in life, even when they need a little help with daily living. We offer independent, assisted living, respite, hospice care, and now our newly renovated memory care unit. Marymount Villa offers a gracious setting and well-appointed...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (114)
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    Welcome Home to Pacifica Senior Living of San Leandro! We are located in the cozy downtown section of San Leandro below the Oakland foothills. With the cool evening breeze off the San Francisco Bay, you can sit outside in the patio courtyard and enjoy a beautiful Bay Area evening. Pacifica Senior...

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  • Aegis of Moraga

    Aegis of Moraga

    950 Country Club Dr, Moraga, CA 94556
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    We are proud to offer exceptional Assisted Living and Memory Care services in one of the East Bay's loveliest areas. Nestled in the heart of Moraga's rolling hills, this desirable place to live offers a charming country atmosphere within easy reach of city amenities. Our quaint, all-American town...

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  • Belmont Village Albany

    Belmont Village Albany

    1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
    (8)
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    Belmont Village Albany, affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley*, offers a collaborative experience that embraces Albany’s community-oriented character while sharing the benefits of university affiliation. The best-in-class community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and...

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  • Moraga Retreat Care

    Moraga Retreat Care

    715 Moraga Road, Moraga, CA 94556
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    Picture the senior lifestyle you have always imagined.     Prestigious locations.    Utmost professionalism.       Striking natural surroundings.    Richly designed interiors and finishes.      Exceptional amenities....

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  • Landmark Villa

    Landmark Villa

    21000 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
    (22)
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    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 create a...

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  • Blossom Garden Senior Home

    Blossom Garden Senior Home

    21307 Western Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
    (1)
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    Blossom Garden Senior Home is a senior care home located in the large city of Hayward, CA and in Alameda County. Hayward is located on the eastern bay sub region of the beautiful San Francisco Bay, offering much to do along the coastline. The Blossom Garden Senior group home setting is also within...

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  • The Village at Hayes Valley

    The Village at Hayes Valley

    624 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    (42)
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    The Village at Hayes Valley is a 47-bed community offering specialized care for high-needs assisted living as well as innovative dementia dementia care. Located in San Francisco's vibrant Hayes Valley neighborhood and set in a beautifully restored Victorian, The Village at Hayes Valley imbues a...

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  • Blessing Home

    Blessing Home

    5195 Proctor Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546
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    BLESSING HOME is a newly remodeled single level home located on a 10,000 SF lot in the beautiful Castro Valley. There is easy access to shopping, salons, libraries, medical and dental offices, hospitals, senior center, parks and other locations for recreational and functional activities. WHO DO WE...

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  • Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care

    19960 Santa Maria Ave, Castro Valley, CA 94546
    (10)
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    Our community offers exemplary services and amenities, with a professional care staff to accommodate our residents’ individual needs. We encourage residents to eat well, make new friends, seek out creative pursuits, refine skills, revisit old hobbies, and discover new passions. Our Lifestyle program...

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  • Red Maple Residential Home

    Red Maple Residential Home

    7100 Manila Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (1)
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    The Red Maple Residential Home is a six-bed residential care facility licensed by the State of California.       Located in a safe and quiet neighborhood in beautiful El Cerrito, our facility is close to shopping centers, hospitals, churches, a community center, a senior...

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  • Lafayette Gardens

    Lafayette Gardens

    3486 Monroe Ave, Lafayette, CA 94549
    (1)
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    Lafayette Gardens is a senior living facility designed to allow the elderly a safe place to enjoy their late years. Many times, seniors fear losing their independence, but it is at times like this that an assisted living facility can allow them to be as independent as they like. The community offers...

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  • Sagebrook Senior Living at San Francisco

    Sagebrook Senior Living at San Francisco

    2750 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118
    (11)
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    Sagebrook Senior Living, previously Eden Villa Assisted Living is located in the heart of San Francisco near Geary and Masonic. We are located near grocery stores, a shopping center, many tourist attractions, several churches for multiple faiths, and Sagebrook is easily accessible to public...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    1010 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549
    (8)
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    Situated between Berkeley and Walnut Creek in Contra Costa county, Merrill Gardens proudly offers senior living for the Lamorinda area in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Enjoy being centrally located within walking distance to local shops, restaurants and art galleries. The Lafayette Library and...

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  • Byron Park

    Byron Park

    1700 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (6)
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    Walnut Creek's Senior Residence of Choice!  Imagine living in a gracious, private apartment environment ideally located just 30 miles from San Francisco and minutes from downtown Walnut Creek, California.  Byron Park has been serving the community with independent and assisted living options since...

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  • Atria Valley View

    Atria Valley View

    1228 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (31)
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    With the classic California ambiance of a Mission-style lodge, Atria Valley View is a vibrant assisted living community nestled in the hills of Walnut Creek, conveniently located near downtown, shopping, banking and the John Muir Medical Center. Recently redeveloped to create strong indoor-outdoor...

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  • Grace Homes

    Grace Homes

    423 Mclaughlin Street, Richmond, CA 94805
    (1)
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    Grace Homes — 'your home away from home'. 'Feel and experience the warm caring atmosphere of our home'. We take pride in providing quality, safe and compassionate care. We are located near Doctors Medical Center of San Pablo, Kaiser of Richmond, Doctors Medical Urgent Care of Pinole, Medical...

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  • Welcome Home Senior Residence

    Welcome Home Senior Residence

    10 Castle Crest Road, Alamo, CA 94507
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    The luxury facility available in the area! Over 3600sqft of living space in most desirable neighborhood of Alamo! (Round Hill) Qualified and caring staff and a AWAKE night staff. Its must see that you would like to move in with your love one!

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  • Gonzales Care Home

    Gonzales Care Home

    2237 Noriega , San Francisco, CA 94122
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    We are operating a 6 bed facility for ambulatory and non-ambulatory clients. We only accept private clients. We have 2 private rooms and 2 semi-private rooms for each home. We always have 2 well-trained caregivers 7 days a week with 24 hours supervision. Our goal for our homes is to provide a...

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  • Casa Blanca Retirement Home

    Casa Blanca Retirement Home

    1055 Ina Dr., Alamo, CA 94507
    (3)
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    We are located on 1.75 acre — we are looking at the foothills of Mt. Diablo. Our area is peaceful. Come and see us.

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  • Atria Park of Lafayette

    Atria Park of Lafayette

    1545 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette, CA 94549
    (20)
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    Atria Park of Lafayette offers all the comforts of home, with just the right amount of care. Our dedicated staff provides 24-hour support to assisted living residents, as well as specialized care for those with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. With panoramic views of Mount Diablo, spacious...

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  • Brookdale San Ramon

    Brookdale San Ramon

    18888 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583
    (21)
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    Our luxurious, inviting community, in the greater San Francisco/Oakland metropolitan area, encompasses the perfect assisted living experience, where each day you can choose from all kinds of life-enriching activities and programs to share with friends and neighbors. Continue to enjoy your...

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  • Always TLC

    Always TLC

    226 Sandpiper Court, Foster City, CA 94404
    (6)
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    Always TLC is located in a cul-de-sac in a quiet residential neighborhood of Foster City, adjacent to a park and near neighborhood amenities such as a senior center and shopping malls. The facility is a spacious 6 bedroom home converted to accommodate 6 elderly residents, all of whom may be...

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  • Tiffany Court

    Tiffany Court

    1866 San Miguel Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (4)
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    TIFFANY COURT is a unique assisted living community, located in the heart of beautiful Walnut Creek. Our intimate size, elegant homelike environment, and unsurpassed location make Tiffany Court the number one choice for seniors in Contra Costa County. Tiffany Court resident independence is supported...

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  • New Alamo Residence Home

    New Alamo Residence Home

    836 Stone Valley Rd, Alamo, CA 94507
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    At New Alamo Residence Home in Alamo, CA, we welcome folks into a posh residence with technologically advanced amenities, professional healthcare, and full-time assistance. We invite folks from ages 55 and up to move into an ideal, stress-free environment that allows you to spend your twilight years...

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  • San Bruno Care Home

    San Bruno Care Home

    1382 Williams Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066
    (3)
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    When we think of our future we want to know that we are secure, comfortable and well taken care of. We need to know that we can still have our independence and pursue our dreams. At San Bruno Care Home we aim to give that to you. We believe that everyone, regardless of age, can live fulfilling...

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  • Atria Daly City

    Atria Daly City

    501 King Drive, Daly City, CA 94015
    (40)
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    At Atria Daly City, you'll find a serene and welcoming senior community with all the comforts of home. Residents enjoy a diverse social calendar with an extensive continued learning program. Surrounded by beautiful wooded walkways, Atria Daly City provides views of the courtyard or of the bay. Atria...

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  • Atria Burlingame

    Atria Burlingame

    250 Myrtle Road, Burlingame, CA 94010
    (24)
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    Set within the City of Trees on the San Francisco Peninsula, Atria Burlingame offers a progressive senior living community for active adults. We're located across the street from Washington Park, which provides scenic views for nearly every apartment. We are also convenient to the shops and...

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  • Cadence Millbrae

    Cadence Millbrae

    1201 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030
    (20)
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    Cadence Millbrae is designed for those who choose to pursue their lifelong dreams in an engaging social environment and who have passion for life and live with purpose in life. Our Residents have spacious apartments, elegant common areas and numerous service

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  • Golden Age Retirement Home

    Golden Age Retirement Home

    624 Cypress Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030
    (6)
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    An elegant Senior Residential Care Home Located in the heart of the beautiful town Millbrae.

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  • Cristina's Care Home

    Cristina's Care Home

    1580 Crestwood Dr, San Bruno, CA 94066
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    Cristina's Care Home is an assisted living and memory care community located in San Bruno, California. San Bruno is a beautiful city in San Mateo County and is known for its rich history, comfortable climate and beautiful parks. The San Bruno city park is a municipal that offers shaded walkways and...

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  • Harmony Assisted Living of San Mateo

    Harmony Assisted Living of San Mateo

    1818 Royal Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
    (3)
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    Harmony Assisted Living of San Mateo is a senior residential care home that is located in the high-tech city of San Mateo, CA and in San Mateo County. San Mateo is located near the enclave of Silicone Valley and is right on the coast of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is within walking distance to...

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  • Welcome Home Senior Residence

    220 Bolla Ave, Alamo, CA 94507
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    Welcome Home Senior Residence is a corporation owned facilities.   Our goal is to provide upscale environment and professional service to the residents.  Our staffs are experienced in all levels of Dementia, etc.  We are licensed to provide care for dementia and Hospice...

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  • Burlingame Senior Home

    Burlingame Senior Home

    1237 Balboa Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010
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    ?Our Mission is to provide a quality life correlated with a healthy body for our residents in a comfortable, safe, and joyful environment, while maintaining their dignity and their values. We are committed to excellence and under no circumstances we may fall short of providing full and flawless care...

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  • Aegis of San Francisco

    Aegis of San Francisco

    2280 Gellert Blvd., South San Francisco, CA 94080
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    As you enter Aegis of San Francisco, you will notice its homelike atmosphere and thoughtful details, such as the smell of fresh baked bread, the sweep of the staircase, the coziness of the fireplace, and the serenity of the courtyard. You will be greeted with a helpful smile by our concierge, and...

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  • Sunrise of Burlingame

    Sunrise of Burlingame

    1818 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
    (7)
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    At Sunrise of Burlingame, we have a philosophy built around the individual: We treat each resident with the respect and care only a personalized approach and tailored services can deliver. From assisted living and memory care to short-term stays and hospice relationships, our communities provide a...

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  • Acacia Manor Care Home

    1510 Newlands Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010
    (1)
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    Acacia Manor Care Home has been serving the elderly community of San Mateo County since 1996. Our friendly and caring staff brings many years of elderly care experience and is available to assist our residents 24 hours a day. We also have a nurse that can provide health care services. Acacia Manor...

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  • Atria at Foster Square

    Atria at Foster Square

    707 Thayer Ln, Foster City, CA 94404
    (15)
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    Atria at Foster Square residents enjoy contemporary, upscale surroundings in the heart of Foster Square, a new residential and retail neighborhood in Foster City just south of San Francisco. The community’s central location puts older people within easy walking distance of boutiques, cafés and...

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  • Home at Crestmoor

    Home at Crestmoor

    2600 Plymouth Way, San Bruno, CA 94066
    (5)
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    newly remodeled home spacious deck area for activity; for wheelchair garden enclosed fence parking storage exit doors for non ambulatory clients laundry area quiet neighborhood, surrounded by redwood spacious activity area

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  • Cristina's Care Home

    Cristina's Care Home

    1450 Greenwood Way, San Bruno, CA 94066
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    Cristina's Care Home is an Alzheimer's memory care community located in the city of San Bruno, California in the county of San Mateo. Seniors at Cristina's Care Home enjoy days spent lounging on the beach or swimming in the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean at the nearby Sharp Park Beach, which is only...

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  • C & C's Care Home

    2700 Oakmont Drive, San Bruno, CA 94066
    (1)
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    C&C's Care Home is a six bed Residential Care Facility for the Elderly. C&C's Care Home cater to special diet such as diabetes and low sodium diet. Staff are live-in and ratio is 3-1. Licensees/Administrators are 3 miles away from the facility and able to provide night staff if needed. Our...

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Assisted Living in Alameda, CA

Assisted living facilities in Alameda provide supervision, community-style living, and personal care services to seniors who may require limited assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs). These communities promote independence among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care. The median monthly cost of assisted living in Alameda is about $7,200 for the city proper and $4,700 for the metropolitan area. Meanwhile, the average for the state of California is approximately $4,500. Seniors who thrive independently, yet prefer a strong support system and the comfort of some daily assistance, would find a fit in Alameda senior living.

Cost of Living in Alameda, CA

Regularly cited as one of the best areas to live in California, the island city of Alameda mixes a suburban feel with urban entertainment and amenities. The city, home to many families and young professionals, packs bars, restaurants, parks, and coffee shops within its limits. However, the city’s perks come at a price: like most of the Bay Area, Alameda’s cost of living is more than double the nation’s average. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
242 111 $2,259 21.9% spend over 30% of their income on rent $728,036 $89,045 None

Local Medical Providers

The Alameda region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Mills-Peninsula Medical Center - This 241-bed facility just opened in 2011, making it equipped with modern technology and treatment options. It has 24-hour emergency care, as well as unique features like family sleeping accommodations and advanced earthquake resources.
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - This Berkeley hospital provides high-quality stroke care, receiving recognition as a Primary Stroke Center.
  • UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital - This specialized care center is among the best orthopedic hospitals in the country, and strives to advance standards in musculoskeletal medicine.

Climate and Weather

Alameda’s climate is considered warm-summer Mediterrean, with temperate summers and mild winters. On average, the humidity level for Alameda is about 74%. This number peaks in July, around an extremely high 98% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
64°F 73°F (July) 54°F (July) 51°F 62°F (February) 41°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
56 (Moderate) 101 in November (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy for sensitive groups. This means that people with respiratory diseases, such as asthma or COPD, should avoid prolonged outdoor exposure and exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
2” 4” (December) 0”

Demographics and Values

The island city of Alameda leans strongly liberal, given that 78% of the population voted Democrat in the last election. The area’s economy centers mainly around healthcare, transportation, and fitness, with the region’s largest employers including Telecare Corporation, the civil construction firm Stacy & Witbeck, and various athletic clubs.

The Asian community is the fastest-growing population in Alameda, increasing by more than 6% in a single year. These numbers lead to greater representation of Asians and Asian Pacific Islanders within the local region. In 2002, the city founded the Asian Community Collaborative (ACC), a group of more than 30 community-based organizations serving and advocating for the community. The ACC aims to empower Asians in Alameda through its focus on language access, employment, and social services. The organization regularly hosts events, and general members meet quarterly.

Alameda is also notably climate-conscious. City officials stress the importance of public transportation, citing the high level of greenhouse gases that come from cars. In the same vein, the city prioritizes recycling, and recently reached 100% clean energy through its local utility provider.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Alameda County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
78.1% 14.5% 7.4%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
4,729,484 77,624 2,927 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 0.76% since 2010

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
41 28% 12% 6% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
13% 51% 19%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
31.5% 7.1% 12% 0.4% 0.5% 42.8% 8.2%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
31 3

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 68% 9% 9% 5% 6%

The city also expresses a strong support for the LGBTQ+ community. Officials appointed an LGBTQ Commission, and local resources include the Oakland LGTBQ Community Center, the Pacific Center, and many others. For LGBTQ+ seniors in particular, an organization called Lavender Seniors of the East Bay offers events, volunteer opportunities, and a newsletter.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Seniors eager to spend time outside will find plenty of opportunities in Alameda. As a popular vacation destination for San Fransiscans and other Bay Area residents, the city has many beaches. These include Alameda Beach and Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach, which welcome visitors to enjoy beachside businesses and volleyball courts, in addition to warmth and relaxation. Along with these sunny spots, Alameda’s leisure opportunities stretch across 21 area parks. Among the most popular is Lincoln Park, with its tennis courts, pickleball facilities, and rose garden. Meanwhile, Middle Harbor Shoreline Park boasts panoramic views of the beautiful Bay Area.

Alameda also claims an envious museum scene, inviting residents to learn about everything from history to art. The USS Hornet, an historic U.S. Navy vessel, is docked in Alameda, where it now houses historical artifacts and illustrates the legacy of the national landmark. History buffs can continue their tour and find similarly interesting delights at the Alameda Naval Air Museum. On the artistic side, seniors can stroll through galleries like the Alameda Art Association, or entertain younger family members at the Museum of Children’s Arts. Seniors qualify for discounts at most of these institutions.

As part of the region known as Wine Country, Alameda possesses an abundant winery and vineyard scene. Rock Wall Wine Company, Dashe Cellars, Rosenblum Cellars, and Building 43 Winery hold wine tastings for both the wine-curious and wine connoisseurs.

Transportation

In an effort to reduce carbon emissions and promote accessibility on the island, Alameda focuses heavily on public transportation. The city manages nine bus and shuttle services, a ferry service, and four trains. Seniors and those with disabilities are eligible for discounts.

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