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Senior housing types near Santa Cruz, CA

  • Sunshine Villa Senior Living

    Sunshine Villa Senior Living

    80 Front St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (19)
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    Listening. Serving. Caring. These things matter to you, and to us. At Sunshine Villa, we offer more than just a beautiful place to live with breathtaking ocean views. We offer a lifestyle that is full of experiences and opportunities with just the right amount of assistance to help you make the most...

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  • Paradise Villa

    Paradise Villa

    2177 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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  • Brookdale Scotts Valley

    Brookdale Scotts Valley

    100 Lockewood Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
    (18)
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    Fewer Chores, More Fun Do you want to experience a retirement rich in exciting events, activities and programs and free from the burden of household chores like cooking, cleaning, laundry and yard work? If that sounds like something you want for your life, we have good news. Your dream retirement...

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  • Aegis of Aptos

    Aegis of Aptos

    125 Heather Terrace, Aptos, CA 95003
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    Aegis of Aptos is one of the Santa Cruz areas newest assisted living communities. Located just minutes from beautiful Monterey Bay, Aegis provides high quality assisted living services in a specially designed environment. Innovative programs, and high staffing ratios enable us to provide the finest...

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  • Brookdale San Jose

    Brookdale San Jose

    1009 Blossom River Way, San Jose, CA 95123
    (34)
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    Experience the Good Life While we are a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in San Jose, California, you might get the impression you stumbled upon a family reunion when you show up on our doorstep for the first time. Our team will greet you with warm smiles and you’ll hear the sound of...

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  • Harvy's Home Care

    Harvy's Home Care

    410 Field Crest Drive, San Jose, CA 95123
    (10)
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    Harvy's Home Care is a residential care home located in beautiful San Jose, California in sunny Santa Clara County. Our community is conveniently located near shopping, restaurants, and the West Valley Freeway. We also have several beautiful parks nearby for our guests to enjoy. Sunny San Jose has...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Campbell

    Merrill Gardens at Campbell

    2115 South Winchester Boulevard, Campbell, CA 95008
    (10)
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    Merrill Gardens at Campbell is luxurious, modern and convenient. Take advantage of being connected to a wellness center in addition to free Wi-Fi throughout the building. Good Samaritan Hospital and Kaiser Permanente Medical Center are also nearby. Most apartments in this modern retirement home...

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  • Westgate Villa

    Westgate Villa

    5425 Mayme Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
    (10)
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    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...

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  • MC Lambojon Care Home II

    MC Lambojon Care Home II

    5359 Birch Grove Dr., San Jose, CA 95123
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    Mc Lambojon facility offers a family like environment. We treat our clients as a member of our Family. Our caregivers are trained to gave the best care that our clients deserved. We want our clients to be healthy and improve their health conditions as they stay in our facility. We have the most...

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  • Atria Willow Glen

    Atria Willow Glen

    1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    (57)
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    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...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

    Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

    7600 Isabella Way, Gilroy, CA 95020
    (20)
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    Merrill Gardens at Gilroy is a gated senior community set on a tranquil five-acre tract near downtown Gilroy. Enjoy a plethora of relaxing activities and attractions — art and food festivals, boating, hiking areas, golf and shopping. The team provides a high level of services, including...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

    Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

    1420 Curci Drive, San Jose, CA 95126
    (35)
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    Set in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood, Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen offers easy senior living in a modern building with large apartments. Enjoy the small-town feel and being within walking distance of outdoor cafes, coffee shops, boutiques and bookstores. The high-ceilinged, airy building...

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  • Belmont Village San Jose

    Belmont Village San Jose

    500 South Winchester Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95128
    (45)
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    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 Winchester...

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  • Westmont of Morgan Hill

    Westmont of Morgan Hill

    1160 Cochrane Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    (13)
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    Westmont of Morgan Hill is an assisted living community located in Morgan Hill, CA, in Santa Clara County and home to about 38,000 people. An area considered to be part of Silicon Valley, Morgan Hill has relaxing parklike settings, shops, stores, restaurants and new homes. Residents will be able to...

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  • Connly Care Home

    1547 Kooser Road, San Jose, CA 95118
    (3)
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    Connly Care Home is located in San Jose, CA, which resides in Santa Clara County. This residential care home is in the third largest city in the state. It has peaceful corners and is a great place to reside. It also has plenty of entertainment for visiting family members and friends. The warm,...

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  • Princess Lodge

    552 W Hacienda Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
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    Princess Lodge is a private assisted living facility that has created a home like environment for residents. Located in beautiful Campbell. California. Princess Lodge is a non-medical assisted living area. You will not find any medical personnel on staff, however, you will find a gathering of...

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  • Ambrosia Home

    4094 W Rincon Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
    (1)
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    Just outside San Jose and the Silicon Valley lies Ambrosia Home, a residential home serving seniors in Campbell, California and surrounding areas, including Santa Clara County. Campbell, California, the original home to eBay, is the perfect place for people who tend to keep up with the latest...

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  • Madison House

    327 El Portal Way, San Jose, CA 95119
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    Madison House is a residential care home located in the sunny city of San Jose, CA, which is situated in Santa Clara County. San Jose, which has been dubbed 'The Capital of Silicon Valley,' is known for its strong economy and outdoor recreational opportunities. The city boasts 15,950 acres of...

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  • Villa Fontana Retirement

    5555 Prospect Road, San Jose, CA 95129
    (28)
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    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...

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  • Lincoln Glen Manor

    2671 Plummer Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
    (5)
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    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...

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  • Family Senior Care Home

    5343 Hansell Dr., San Jose, CA 95123
    (1)
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    Family Senior Care Home is located in the heart of the Blossom Valley area of San Jose. Everyone in our facility is treated with respect and dignity, just like a family will treat one of its members. Our mission is to provide you and your loved ones with a complete family-like setting, support...

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  • Saint Michael RH

    86 Cashew Blossom Dr, San Jose, CA 95123
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    Located in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, Saint Michael RH is a senior care home offering remarkable independent living and supportive service choices for seniors. Our senior care home features daily opportunities for residents to stay active, including visits to the nearby cultural...

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  • Live at Home

    4858 Poston Dr, San Jose, CA 95136
    (5)
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    Live@Home Residential Care Facility for the Elderly 4858 Poston Drive San Jose, CA 95136 Lic. 435201276 Ph/Fax (408) 768-5025 (Hospice Waiver) As we get older, we need a place we can call home. Live@Home is a facility for the elderly fully approved and licensed by the Dept. of Social Services...

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  • Golden Shore Care Home

    3800 Rhoda Drive, San Jose, CA 95117
    (1)
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    Golden Shore Care Home is an assisted living facility that has a family based setting. They have all of the amenities your loved ones could need and want while still being able to provide the great, personalized, professional care for them to remain healthy and happy in their lives. Your elderly...

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  • Oak Grove Residential Care Home

    5459 Century Park Way, San Jose, CA 95111
    (3)
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    Oak Grove RCH Oak Grove RCH is a residential care home located in the clean San Jose City, California in Santa Clara County. Our community is situated in a place with many indigenous trees, a good road network and serene environment. The residence sits on a spacious land with a large backyard where...

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  • Arlen Manor

    2734 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
    (6)
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    We have a 6 bed residential care facility for the elderly (age 60 and above), located in a fine residential neighborhood. Our full time staff provides around the clock care and supervision for our residents. Our home is within few blocks of two major medical facilities. Since we are in a major...

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  • JNJJ Care Home I

    673 Jennings Drive, San Jose, CA 95121
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    JNJJ Care Home I is a residential care home in San Jose, California, located in Santa Clara County. The bustling, dynamic city of San Jose has hundreds of outdoor activities to enjoy on their lush green grass, clean lakes, and summer-like weather every day of the year. Golfing, hiking, sailing, and...

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  • Loma Clara Senior Living

    Loma Clara Senior Living

    16515 Butterfield Blvd., Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    (1)
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  • Oakmont of San Jose

    Oakmont of San Jose

    917 Thornton Way, San Jose, CA 95128
    (4)
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  • Valley Pines Assisted Living

    Valley Pines Assisted Living

    545 E Main Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    (1)
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  • Princess Care Home IV

    1537 Ilikai Ave, San Jose, CA 95118
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  • Venetian Residential Care Inc.

    4649 Venice Way, San Jose, CA 95129
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  • Oakmont of Evergreen (Opening Summer 2020)

    3544 San Felipe Rd, San Jose, CA 95128
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Santa Cruz, California

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities have the luxury of coordinated social interaction and apartment style housing as well as individual assistance. Assisted living facilities often offer help with transit and appointments, help with the activities of daily life, and care supervision. In select situations, facilities may provide hospice, continuing care, or dementia care. In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $54,000 . The state of California has specific standards associated with this kind of facility. The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division regulates this type of facility. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must comply with diet prescribed by physicians, facilities must provide at least three meals per day and snacks, the total daily diet must meet the recommended dietary allowances of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, and meals must comply with residents' dietary preference. Staff members obtain training in a variety of subjects. These areas include psychosocial aspects of aging, resident supervision, housekeeping and sanitation procedures, and the aging process. Public assistance is available through The state's Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program.This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration and assistance with self-administration of medications.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is influenced by the community where it is located. Santa Cruz has a median home value of $750,292 and the median cost of rent is about $2,004 per month per month. The rent burden for Santa Cruz is around 23.1% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 23.6% have a graduate degree, 52.2% have a college degree, and 13.5% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Santa Cruz is 29 years old. In Santa Cruz, 7.9% do not have health insurance, 8.8% have some form of disability, 3.1% are widowed, and 24.4% live in poverty. Santa Cruz has a population density of 1,970 people per square mile. In Santa Cruz, 3.6% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Santa Cruz is 9.6% Asian, 76.4% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.5% other or not specified, 6.3% mixed race, 0.7% Native American, 20.6% Hispanic, and 1.4% black.

State Information

An overview of California

Out of a national average of 100, California has a cost of living index rating of 139, a grocery index rating of 121, and a housing index rating of 227. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. Overall, California ranks 19th out of all states in quality of life and 7th in healthcare. In total, California has 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 citizens. Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica ¢– UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In California, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 23,558 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8°F during the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Redwood, Service-berry, Jojoba, and Chamise. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Whales, the Coyotes, the Snakes, or the Black Bears. The state animal of California is the California Grizzly Bear.