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Senior housing types near Sunnyvale, CA

  • Atria Sunnyvale

    Atria Sunnyvale

    175 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (38)
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    Atria Sunnyvale is a welcoming assisted living community in a lovely, quiet neighborhood situated close to downtown Sunnyvale, California. Residents and their families can enjoy a stroll along winding walkways or relax in the beautifully landscaped courtyard. Or they may prefer to entertain friends...

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  • Sunrise of Sunnyvale

    Sunrise of Sunnyvale

    633 South Knickerbocker Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (18)
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    About Sunrise of Sunnyvale Community & Location Highlights: Convenient location in beautiful Sunnyvale, CA Near El Camino Hospital Rooftop garden with stunning views of the surrounding region Convenient access via Highways 85, 101, 880 and 280 Minutes from Sunnyvale Town Center, featuring Macy's and...

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  • Belmont Village Sunnyvale

    Belmont Village Sunnyvale

    1039 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (36)
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    The community of Belmont Village of Sunnyvale is conveniently located between San Jose and San Francisco, in the heart of Silicon Valley. The facility is situated in a prime residential area, assisted living residents have easy access to shopping, restaurants, healthcare facilities and places of...

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  • St. Mary's Residential Care Home II

    St. Mary's Residential Care Home II

    1265 Socorro Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
    (4)
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    St. Mary's Residential Care Home II is committed to maintain and preserve the privacy, dignity, and independence of our residents by offering the highest quality of life, services and health care in warm friendly environment. It's a place like your own home in accordance with the residents needs...

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  • Sunflower Care Home

    631 Torrington Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
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    Sunflower Care Home is a small senior care home in Sunnyvale, CA located in Santa Clara County. The owners of the residency have been proudly providing the San Francisco Bay Area with high quality senior care for almost twenty years, so you can feel sure you're in safe hands. Located in a safe and...

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  • Wisteria Home

    1160 Regia Ct, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
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    141719 - Wisteria Home Wisteria Home is an assisted living facility for the elderly. Located in the beautiful Sunnyvale, California, our home is ideal for those looking for a relaxing and leisurely life for their loved ones. Here at Wisteria, we pride ourselves on the ability that we have to give...

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  • Willie Care Home II

    1136 S. Mary Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (1)
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    Willie Care Home II is conveniently located at 1136 South Mary Ave in Sunnyvale, California. We have been proudly serving the community since 2003. The intimate setting of our provides an easy transition for your loved one into our home. We care for seniors experiencing dementia, Alzheimer's,...

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  • Willie Care Home

    1194 South Mary Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Willie Care Home is located in Sunnyvale, California and was established by a husband and wife team for the purpose of providing seniors with quality, specialized care. The facility holds up to 6 seniors and caregivers who are trained to attend to the various health needs of tenants. All staff...

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  • Parkview Residential Care Home II

    919 Rosette Ct, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
    (6)
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    Parkview Residential Care Home II is a senior care home located in the warm city of Sunnyvale, CA and in Santa Clara County. Sunnyvale is one of the major cities located in Silicone Valley and part of the city sits on the coast of the San Francisco Bay, with great views of the water. It is also home...

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  • St Anne's Home for Elderly

    790 Lakebird Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
    (2)
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    St. Anne's Home for the Elderly is a senior care home located in Sunnyvale, California in sunny Santa Clara County. Our charming community has a nice large yard for our residents to relax and enjoy. We are also near plenty of parks and shopping, so our residents and their guests have plenty to do....

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  • St. Mary’s Residential Care Home

    1245 Socorro Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94089
    (4)
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    St. Mary's Residential Care Home a family own and operated provides service for elderly 60+ yrs old. We provide personalized, loving care for 6 adults, a delicious home cooked meals, snacks in between, assistance in medication, bathing, provide transportation for doctor's appointment, housekeeping...

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  • California Senior Care

    2454 Alvarado Dr., Santa Clara, CA 95051
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A Board and Care Assisted Living facility in the Bay Area dedicated to providing quality care and comfort in a home-like environment for your loved ones.

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  • BridgePoint at Los Altos

    BridgePoint at Los Altos

    1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022
    (6)
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    BridgePoint at Los Altos is a full-service month-to-month rental retirement community offering independent and assisted living. Conveniently located just one block from El Camino Real on Los Altos Avenue, and just minutes from Interstates 101 and 280, BridgePoint at Los Altos is just two miles from...

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  • Palo Alto Commons

    Palo Alto Commons

    4075 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (5)
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    Palo Alto Commons is family owned and has been operating since 1990. Providing premier assisted living, Alzheimer’s/dementia care and exclusive, specialized higher levels of care in a lovely, residential setting. A month to month rental structure allows for flexibility and peace of mind. Our...

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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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  • Sunrise of Palo Alto

    Sunrise of Palo Alto

    2701 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (11)
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    About Sunrise of Palo Alto Community & Location Highlights: Convenient location in Palo Alto, CA. Near Stanford hospitals and clinics, as well as Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Easy access to Stanford University, theatres, and Palo Alto Art Center; walking distance to shopping and dining on...

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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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  • 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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  • Vi at Palo Alto

    Vi at Palo Alto

    620 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in the heart of Silicon Valley California, Vi at Palo Alto is a Life Plan community, also known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), situated on 23 lush acres of Stanford Property. Our assisted and independent living community offers a wide array of amenities and benefits to...

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  • Atria Willow Glen

    Atria Willow Glen

    1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    (56)
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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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  • Silver Oaks

    Silver Oaks

    16 Coleman Place, Menlo Park, CA 94025
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We are family owned and managed offering care home accommodations in the San Francisco peninsula area for seniors in need of living assistance. In specific homes we have the ability to care for seniors with special needs such as dementia, Alzheimer's, immobility, incontinence and other special...

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  • Bonnevie Residence Care

    555 A McLaughlin Avenue, San Jose, CA 95116
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Bonnevie Residence Care is a residential care home in beautiful San Jose, California in Santa Clara county. Our community is centrally located, and is only minutes from shopping, parks, and restaurants. We are also located minutes from the freeway, making it easy for residents and their guests to...

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  • Woodside Care Home

    Woodside Care Home

    2155 Woodside Rd, Woodside, CA 94062
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We offer our residents full range of health support with individualized, affectionate and dignified care. Our staff is ready to provide personal assistance with all activities of daily living which include bathing, dressing, personal grooming, social activities and medication management. Our staff...

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  • Brookdale Redwood City

    Brookdale Redwood City

    485 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061
    (41)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Make the Most of Your Golden Years Our warm and welcoming independent and assisted living community is nestled in one of the most scenic areas of the San Francisco Bay. With a convenient location between Palo Alto and San Mateo, you can embrace all the natural beauty and wonder California has to...

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  • Brookdale San Jose

    Brookdale San Jose

    1009 Blossom River Way, San Jose, CA 95123
    (33)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Aegis of Fremont

    Aegis of Fremont

    3850 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Nestled in the beautiful tri-city valley, Aegis of Fremont is a new, luxuriously appointed assisted living community. Our building is designed on a smaller scale so it is more homelike and promotes socializing between staff and residents. With such amenities as aromatherapy, massage, a full service...

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  • East West Care

    East West Care

    1018 Clinton St., Redwood City, CA 94061
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    East West Care Redwood City II is a residential care home located in Redwood City, CA in San Mateo County and about 27 miles from San Francisco. In an area known as an old lumber port, Redwood City is now home to a lot of great tech companies like Oracle, and residents will enjoy the modern city...

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  • Fremont Retirement Community

    Fremont Retirement Community

    2860 Country Drive, Fremont, CA 94536
    (32)
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    Fremont Retirement Community is an independent and assisted living community in Fremont, California. Our luxurious and active community is ideally situated in a residential area of the city, giving residents all the comforts of a small town near the amenities of a large city. Residents enjoy our...

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  • Aegis Gardens - An Asian Community

    Aegis Gardens - An Asian Community

    36281 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
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    At Aegis Gardens in Fremont, California, our focus on Chinese culture is reflected in everything we do. Our retirement community is designed to be warm and inviting with thoughtfully-designed architecture and interiors, exceptional menus, enticing activities, and caring Chinese-speaking staff. This...

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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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  • St. Therese Care Home II

    St. Therese Care Home II

    2640 Mallard Court, Union City, CA 94587
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Our HOME is located in quiet residential area. We are STATE-Licensed residential care home for the elderly with accommodations for six residents,  ambulatory and non-ambulatory. Our HOME is elegantly decorated. We provide private and semi-private, beautifully furnished rooms. We have nice...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Union City

    Pacifica Senior Living Union City

    33883 Alvarado Niles Road, Union City, CA 94587
    (166)
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    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 educational...

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  • Fremont Hills

    Fremont Hills

    35490 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Fremont Hills Assisted Living. We are proud to be Fremont's premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Fremont Hills Assisted Living is where residents can enjoy life and their families can have peace of mind, knowing that their loved ones are being cared for with dignity and...

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  • Atria Evergreen Valley

    Atria Evergreen Valley

    4463 San Felipe Road, San Jose, CA 95135
    (31)
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    Atria Evergreen Valley provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents have...

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  • Mt. Zion Home For The Elderly

    Mt. Zion Home For The Elderly

    32655 Almaden Blvd, Union City, CA 94587
    (6)
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    DESCRIPTION Mt. Zion Home for the elderly is a private pay six (6) bed residential care facility for sixty (60) years old and above residents who may have non-ambulatory/ambulatory status. This facility was founded on December 12, 2011 by Restituto and Gertrudes Sabadera. The latter is an active...

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  • Sunrise Villa San Jose

    Sunrise Villa San Jose

    4855 San Felipe Road, San Jose, CA 95135
    (22)
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    Sunrise Villa San Jose in beautiful San Jose, California is an independent and assisted living community which also specializes in the care of dementia. It would be difficult to imagine a more perfect setting for making the most of one's senior years than at Sunrise Villa San Jose in the upscale...

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  • Chestnut House

    Chestnut House

    590 Chestnut St, San Carlos, CA 94070
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Living administered by a Registered Nurse. Licensed for 6 seniors 60 years and older. Ambulatory and non-ambulatory. Full care, room and board. Home cooked meals and meals on request. Open to visits of family and friends any time. Family oriented ambiance. Facility consists of two single...

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  • Acacia Creek

    34400 Mission Boulevard, Union City, CA 94587
    (15)
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    Acacia Creek is a not-for-profit Continuing Care Community (CCRC) located on the beautiful 305-acre site of the Masonic Home in Union City, and offers a truly rewarding retirement lifestyle - one that is filled with friendship and fun. One that is filled with with vitality, excitement, security and...

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  • Harvy's Home Care

    Harvy's Home Care

    410 Field Crest Drive, San Jose, CA 95123
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Sunrise of Belmont

    Sunrise of Belmont

    1010 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002
    (14)
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    About Sunrise of Belmont Community & Location Highlights: Convenient location in Belmont, CA Near the San Mateo Medical Center Next to Carlmont Village Shopping Center Fantastic views of the San Francisco peninsula coastal hills Near a library, art center and park Sunrise of Belmont in Belmont,...

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  • Williams Family Care Home

    674 Gleneagle Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
    (3)
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    Residential Care living with a personal touch, providing supervision, security and assistance with the goal of enhancing quality of life. Our cozy setting and personable staff promote socialization as well as independence, while being treated with dignity and respect so residents can truly enjoy...

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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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  • Atria Park of San Mateo

    Atria Park of San Mateo

    2883 South Norfolk Street, San Mateo, CA 94403
    (31)
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    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 updated...

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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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  • 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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  • Sunrise of San Mateo

    Sunrise of San Mateo

    955 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402
    (13)
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    About Sunrise of San Mateo Sunrise of San Mateo offers a homelike and nurturing setting with personal services and engaging activities for seniors of all life stages. Located just minutes away from downtown San Mateo, California, our residents may enjoy a variety of fine dining, shopping and attend...

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  • The Parkview

    100 Valley Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566
    (4)
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    The Parkview brings a fresh approach to assisted living and memory care in the Pleasanton area.  Discover the perfect blend...the independence you want with the assistance you need. Enjoy private apartment living, including stunning views of the surrounding hills and the convenience of the adjacent...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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Sunnyvale, California

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide social interaction, supervision, and healthcare to persons who are on average 65 years old. Assisted living facilities usually offer care supervision, aid with transit and appointments, and support with daily activities. In some situations, facilities may provide respite, dementia care, or skilled nursing. In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $54,000 . California maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of facility. The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division supervises this facility type. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Public assistance is available through The state's Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: knowledge of community services and resources, resident supervision, need for professional help, and knowledge required to safely assist with prescribed medications. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must provide at least three meals per day and snacks, meals must comply with diet prescribed by physicians, the total daily diet must meet the recommended dietary allowances of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, and meals must include an appropriate variety of foods, planned in consideration of cultural and religious backgrounds . 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 location where a care facility is based might have a major impact on the total cost. Cost of living can be a major influence when deciding which facility is best for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Sunnyvale is around 17.8% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Sunnyvale is about $2,065 and the median home value in Sunnyvale is around $963,264.

Demographics and Values

In Sunnyvale, 3.6% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 32.4% have a graduate degree, 11.5% have a high-school diploma, and 62.6% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Sunnyvale, 6.5% have some form of disability, 3.9% consider themselves widows, 4.9% do not have health insurance, and 6.6% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Sunnyvale is 4.1% mixed race, 16.6% Hispanic, 43.6% white, 1.7% black, 44.8% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.0% other or not specified, and 0.4% Native American. Based on gender, 48.6% are female and 51.4% are male. The median age of Sunnyvale is 36 years old. The total population of Sunnyvale consists of 153,656 people. Sunnyvale has a population density of 2,697 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of California

The state of California has 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers, providing care to a population of 39,715,372. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica ¢– UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital. California is ranked 19th in quality of life and 7th in healthcare. In terms of resources, California has a cost of living index of 138.7, a grocery index rating of 121.4, and a housing index rating of 227.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In California, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 31% of California residents attend religious services among the 23,558 different congregations that are available in the state. 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.

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 winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. California experiences an average humidity rating of about 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. 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 California Fan Palm, California Poppy , Chamise, and Western Cypress. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyotes, the Black Bears, the Cougars, or the Whales. The state animal of California is the California Grizzly Bear.