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10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Novato, CA

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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We toured a few different communities and this one seemed to be the best fit for my mom. She is doing well here.She is starting to meet new residents and make some friends. She is participating in some of the activities. She really likes the food. The community is always clean and well maintained.

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My loved one thinks highly of the food. I have talked to the caregivers that assist my loved one. These caregivers call me and inform of anything going on with my loved. I believe the staff is very friendly. The community is taking care of my loved one. I am able to drop in and see my loved one thro...

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I looked at 4 different assisted living facilities and Clearwater at Sonoma Hills was the first that we toured and they set the bar high. When you walk in, you feel like you are at a Marriott hotel. It is only 2 years old so it is more modern and has amenities that other places do not have. For exam...

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We are very satisfied with atria and how they are taking care of my stepdad. They communicate well and I love that they have an app for me to see what's going on everyday, the place is clean and the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Atria Tamalpais Creek is an enriching senior living community in Novato that promotes independence and active lifestyles. With an event-filled social calendar and amenities like a fitness center, outdoor garden and salon and spa, our residents enjoy an environment that encourages them to remain...
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I thought the facility was above and beyond what it needed to be - a little expensive- but certainly worth it- I'd recommend them- it is a great place for your loved ones.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Situated in the heart of Hamilton Field with beautiful bay and mountain views, The Bluffs at Hamilton Hill is a relaxed luxury senior living community located near Novato Community Hospital, Kaiser Permanente Terra Linda and MarinHealth Medical Center as well as Hamilton Marketplace, Vintage Oaks...
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What our family likes the most about the Drake Terrace community is the overall friendliness of the staff members. We think that they are well sophisticated, well travelled,and well educated. In other...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Drake Terrace allows you the freedom to express yourself as you continue to learn and grow in this enriching environment. Whether you choose Independent Living, Assisted Living or Memory Care, you will have many opportunities to participate in the heart and soul of this vibrant community....
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Both of my parents recently moved into Oakmont of San Rafael from out of state. We spent more than a year looking at places, and I have learned that it is alllll about the people. Many places are beautiful...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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The staff at Cogir of San Rafael Memory Care is very attentive and kind. My mom's room and laundry are always clean. The communication with the family about events and any issues is superb. The move in...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Cogir of San Rafael Memory Care is a full-service, pet friendly senior community for those touched by Dementia, along with hospice care and respite care. Housed in a former boutique hotel in a residential area of sunny San Rafael. With easy access to the top healthcare facilities, Napa & Sonoma...
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The community overall is a nice place and the staff is very friendly. The community is kept neat and clean and my loved one really enjoys the food. They have activities going on in the community and I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
From the moment you arrive at Oakmont of Novato you step into luxury and elegance. You will realize that this way of life exceeds all your expectations. At Oakmont of Novato, you are living in a beautiful community, in an exquisite area blessed with beautiful blue skies and rolling hills with...
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Lucas Valley Lodge is a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly, located in San Rafael's exquisite upper Lucas Valley, surrounded by magnificent mountain views, convenient to hospitals, churches, shopping centers, parks and easily accessible to community services and libraries. Our mission is...
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I have no complaints of how things are going for my loved one since he made the move into this community. The staff have been very helpful and I am comfortable with the care they have provided him. He has...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
WindChime is Marin County's specialized Alzheimer's and dementia care facility, nestled in a wooded residential area of Kentfield near the College of Marin. Our community features an award-winning dining program, landscaped gardens, a dynamic resident-centered activity program, two residential...
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I chose this community because it was recommended that my mother needed memory care. The care was very giving, but we were asked to hire overnight caregivers because she would get up night,which was an...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
'Residents are the heart of our community.'  AlmaVia of San Rafael is a faith-based, non-profit Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) which includes independent and assisted living, as well as a specialized area for memory care called, Bridgehaven. We offer studio,...
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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The experience was positive. We have nothing to complain about. Things were pretty smooth. Unfortunately our time there was pretty short, but we never worried about the cleanliness of the place or anything...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Sundance Villa is a residential care home located in Novato, CA Northern Marine County. Novato City is popular for its stable and great California weather and plenty of tourist attractions. It goes without mentioning that the best thing about Novato has to be the quite affordable yet top-notch...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
A Golden Home Extended Care, Inc. is a senior assisted living facility and micro community located in Marin County. A Golden Home is located at 1234 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94903. It is a beautiful apartment-style community just minutes away from the nearest hospital. This...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nazareth House, San Rafael, opened in 1962 is a nonprofit retirement home offering full-service residential care and assisted living for approximately 126 residents. It is one of 58 facilities throughout the world owned and operated by the Sisters of Nazareth. Our aim is to provide for the...
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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My mom and I were saved by LTCH, specifically Elvie, Sas, Jolly and other caretakers. Advanced dementia was terrible for my mom, but LTCH provided loving consistent care that made her final years some of her...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
A Loving Touch Care Home is a Licensed Residential Care Facility for the Elderly, serving ambulatory and non-ambulatory guests, aged 60 and above. We provide a warm, family home atmosphere, as an alternative to institutionalized living. Our approach allows us to personalize our care to the...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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My mother seems happier, and looks much better. So far, we are very pleased.
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Harmony House is a unique place where people suffering from Alzheimer's and other dementing illnesses can still enjoy life. People don't lose their humanity when they lose their memory skills. What people who live with a dementing illness lose is their ability to live comfortably in society. They...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Bello Gardens Assisted Living is located at 46 Mariposa Ave, San Anselmo, CA 94960. The services provided consist of independent living, respite care, memory care, hospice care and assisted living. We are known for our beautiful landscape blended with a Mediterranean concept. We provide...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Here at St. MichaelÆs, we cater to residents who need a secure and safe place to spend their golden years. Our caring staff greets each resident in the morning with a smile. We offer numerous recreational activities that residents can partake in, and we encourage families to get involved as well....

Cost of assisted living in Novato, CA

The average cost of senior living in Novato is 4816.9 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Sears Point, CA with an average of 4401.8 per month.

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Novato, CA

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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