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About 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.

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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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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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.

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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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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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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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274 Assisted Living Facilities near Oakland, CA

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Oakland, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Oakland or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Oakland.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Oakland for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 274 assisted living facilities in the Oakland area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Redwood Heights, East Lake, and Paradise Park. You may also consider nearby communities such as Antioch, Brentwood or Concord.

Assisted Living Facilities near Oakland, CA

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Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606

4.3
(122 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Point at Rockridge

4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611

4.0
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Point at Rockridge, located in the Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland, is across street from a complete shopping center and only a few blocks from the unique shopping areas of Piedmont and College Avenues. Physician’s offices, medical facilities, churches and synagogues, as well as UC...

Sunrise of Oakland Hills

11889 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Dimond Care

3003 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA 94602

3.8
(5 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Diamond Care retirement home is located in the stunning city of Diamond Bar, California where the sun shines year-round and the weather makes the city a perfect place to retire to! We pride ourselves in offering the best care and community to all of our residents and we are proud to be among the...

J & C Care Center, LLC

4240 Redding St, Oakland, CA 94619

3.6
(6 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lakeshore Residential Care

1901 3rd Ave, Oakland, CA 94606

3.0
(7 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Union City

33883 Alvarado Niles Road, Union City, CA 94587

4.8
(211 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Union City is an assisted living senior community that is located in Union City, California. What makes our community unique is its program that is designed to enrich the body, mind, and soul. For the mind, Pacifica Senior Living Union City offers services such as...

Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577

4.9
(200 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Mission Villa

995 East Market Street, Daly City, CA 94014

4.8
(130 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Specialized Memory Care program uniquely designed to meet all of our residents’ cognitive, social and physical needs. Complimentary scheduled transportation, medication management, daily housekeeping and more! Pacifica Senior Living Mission Villa is strictly a Dementia and Alzheimer's Memory Care...

Atria Burlingame

250 Myrtle Road, Burlingame, CA 94010

4.7
(125 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Vacaville

431 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville, CA 95687

4.7
(71 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living of Vacaville is a community specifically designed for the care of those with Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia related conditions.Our unique community consists of five charming cottages, each with a maximum of 15 residents. Residents enjoy the comforts of home with a...

Solano Life House

575 S. Jefferson Street, Dixon, CA 95620

4.8
(69 reviews)

Semi-Private

Welcome to Solano Life House. My name is Mary Felix, and I have been dedicated to senior care for eighteen years, and passionate about distinguishing Solano Life House as its Administrator since 2015, with award winning Memory Care. When considering care, you’ll have some key interests, so I’ll...

Atria Willow Glen

1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125

4.2
(81 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Village at Hayes Valley

624 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

4.1
(56 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Park of San Mateo

2883 South Norfolk Street, San Mateo, CA 94403

4.0
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria has served the families of San Mateo. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance its beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities, including...

Atria Sunnyvale

175 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

4.2
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Belmont Village San Jose

500 South Winchester Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95128

4.3
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Belmont Village of San Jose, California is located in a city that is renowned for its quality of life, beautiful climate, and variety of exciting cultural, recreational, educational and entertainment opportunities. The facility is ideally situated directly across the street from the famed...

Parkrose Gardens of Fairfield

1095 E Tabor Ave, Fairfield, CA 94533

4.1
(50 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Parkrose Gardens of Fairfield has been under new ownership & new management since April 1, 2021.We feature all-inclusive care at Parkrose Gardens, so there aren’t any costly levels of care to worry about paying each month:$3,950/mo for a Companion Studio (all-inclusive care).$4,950/mo for a...

Brookdale Tracy

355 West Grant Line Road, Tracy, CA 95376

4.1
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When you join our assisted living and memory care community in Tracy, Calif., you, as an assisted living resident, can jump into a busy social calendar and a life of leisure and independence while still receiving the personal assistance you need. Should your needs change over time, and you...

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Cost of assisted living in Oakland, CA

The average cost of senior living in Oakland is $5,421 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include San Leandro, CA with an average of $3,711 per month.

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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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Services for seniors in Oakland, California

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

In Oakland, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Oakland, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Oakland, California, is somewhat car dependent. Seniors can expect to accomplish most errands on foot and rely on public transportation. Transit options in Oakland include bus routes, a train route, subway access with Bay Area Region Transit (BART), and a public paratransit service called Oakland Paratransit for the Elderly and Disabled (OPED) which provides transportation in Oakland and Piedmont. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Oakland has a somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

Oakland offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Kaiser Foundation Hospital — Oakland/Richmond and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.

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Senior activities

Oakland, California, has a variety of entertainment options for seniors. From parks and zoos to museums and arenas, you’ll always find new things to do. Within Oakland, seniors can enjoy nature by walking along Lake Merritt or observing wildlife at the Oakland Zoo. You can even visit the Oakland Museum of California to learn about the state’s history or catch events and games at the Oracle Arena. Seniors can also make new friends and participate in lively programming at the Oakland Senior Centers.

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Learn More About Assisted Living in Oakland, CA

Oakland is the largest city in Alameda County and one of the most diverse cities in America. Located in the heart of the Bay Area, Oakland offers all the comforts and amenities of living in a major city at a price more affordable than nearby cities such as San Francisco.

In Oakland, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.

Cost of Assisted Living in Oakland, CA

When it comes to assisted living, Oakland, CA has a median monthly cost of about $4,700 in the city proper and $4,800 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in the state of California is around $4,100.

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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Oakland is rated higher than the national average, as is the case with most major California cities.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
112 135 106 109 109 104

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$71,534 per year $45,469 per year $64,958 per year $39,350 per year $51,517 per year $7,272 per year $1,723 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Oakland include:

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 350+
  • Specialties: heart and vascular services, Alzheimer’s and brain health care, arthritis

Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Oakland/Richmond

  • Facility type: nonprofit short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 360+
  • Specialties: cardiovascular services, hospice, home health care, emergency services

Highland Hospital

  • Facility type: government/county run short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 370+
  • Specialties: cardiovascular services, imaging, skilled nursing

Weather and Climate

Oakland’s climate is classified as Mediterranean, which means the city experiences hot and dry summers with cool and wet winters. The average humidity level is 75%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 80%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
50.9°F 57.1°F 44.7°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
64.9°F 72.7°F 57°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 106

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 22.94 inches

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
38.7 12.9% 446,763 7,608.5 per square mile 2.58

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.9% 15.7% 23.6% 26.9% 0.6% 6.8% 28.2%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Oakland, CA: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election

Democratic Republican Other
79.3% 14.9% 5.8%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Located on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, Oakland was named for the large oak trees that originally covered the area. These days the city is a bustling metropolis closely connected to the surrounding cities in the Bay Area. Oakland is one of the most diverse cities in America, and this is reflected in the city’s culture and its vibrant art scene. The region is known for being very progressive, very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community, and for having the highest concentration of artists per capita in the United States. Notable locations in the city include Downtown Oakland, Chinatown, Old Oakland, and Jack London Square – named after the author who used to frequent the neighborhood.

Oakland is also home to a large music scene and a thriving nightlife community. Bars and nightclubs across the city feature all types of music, ranging from jazz and blues to rock bands and hip hop. One popular event in the city is the monthly Oakland Art Murmur which features live performances, food trucks, and over 30 art galleries and music venues. The event is stretched across 20 city blocks and occurs on the first Friday night of every month.

Oakland has a number of great parks for those who enjoy outdoor recreation. The Joseph Knowland State Arboretum and Park is home to The Oakland Zoo, along with many rare native plants, endangered species, bobcats, and mountain lions. Lake Merritt, located in the center of Oakland, is another great spot for a leisurely afternoon. The popular lake features grassy shores, a nature center, a boat house where you can rent boats and canoes, and a 3.4-mile walking path that runs around the water’s edge. Lake Merritt is also home to the oldest bird sanctuary in North America.

Transportation

Oakland has many great options for getting around the city and the surrounding Bay Area. Transportation between other Bay Area cities is provided by the Bay Area Rapid Transit, which operates electric trains throughout the area. AC Transit operates bus routes all throughout the Oakland metropolitan area. There are also ferries available to connect you to the nearby islands.

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Kimochi Home, Greenridge Senior Care and Merced Care 1 & 2 are the top rated assisted living facilities near Oakland, California. See full list of communities.

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