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From old-growth Redwood forests to white sandy beaches, California has earned its nickname as The Golden State for good reason. California is home to great weather, year-round sunshine, and unmatched beauty. When it comes to assisted living communities, California has many great options. Let A Place for Mom help you find the best assisted living in California from one of over 4,000 of our partner communities in the state.

When it comes to the price of assisted living, California has a median monthly cost of around $4,100 and an average monthly cost of about $4,600.

Assisted Living Facilities near Watsonville, CA

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Assisted Living

Average starting price $5,468/month
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Average starting price $4,711/month
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Average starting price $4,575/month
Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Watsonville, CA
Sunshine Villa A Merrill Gardens Community in Santa Cruz, CA
4.8

The thing that meant the most to us was all of the activities available They keep her very busy. The staff are very helpful , friendly, and we appreciate them. The food the good. We chose this community because she fell in love with it. She loves her little apartment and she loves all the activities, and she goes every single one of them. I would absolutely recommend this community to other families.

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Merrill Gardens at Gilroy
4.4

I was very impressed with the staff. They are good at what they do. The administrator had great stories about their own family, and you can tell she cares about the community and the population she is working with.

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Madonna Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care in Salinas, CA
4.2

We chose Madonna Gardens because this was the best value for the money and we thought it would be the best fit for him and it is close to our house. The staff members are good with communication, they are always calling to keep me informed of what is going on. I would highly recommend them and already have.

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Pacifica Senior Living Union City

33883 Alvarado Niles Road, Union City, CA 94587 | 49.4 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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4.8(213 reviews)

This has been a great place for our mom. She enjoys her independence and the opportunities to socialize with other residents and staff. There is a very caring, loving staff here. They provide fun activities...

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The Park Lane

200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey, CA 93940 | 23.6 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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At The Park Lane, your days belong entirely to you. Spend time exploring the many Monterey Peninsula attractions such as Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row, the scenic Seventeen Mile Drive, Carmel art galleries or the vineyards of Carmel Valley. Enjoy gof at some of the most prestigious and...

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4.9(100 reviews)

The Park Lane is a great facility, but there's some work that needs to be done in how they handle assisted living. Right now, we are specifically having a problem with the medication my dad is supposed to be...

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Atria Sunnyvale

175 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 | 34.5 miles from Watsonville center

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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...

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4.4(93 reviews)

Living at Atria has been a joy. The staff call you by your first name, the med techs are quicks to answer your health questions. The exec director always has his door open so if you have a concern, start by...

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Atria Willow Glen

1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125 | 27.7 miles from Watsonville center

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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...

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4.2(85 reviews)

The most positive aspect of this community is the big courtyard that they have for the residence. The overall feeling is very park like. This community is in a really good location and this was one of the...

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Brookdale San Jose

1009 Blossom River Way, San Jose, CA 95123 | 24.5 miles from Watsonville center

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Experience the Good LifeWhile 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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4.4(62 reviews)

Brookdale San Jose has a very friendly environment. The residents are friendly and the staff are friendly. Just a very pleasant environment. Like all healthcare environments, they are short staffed for...

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Atria Almaden

4610 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118 | 25.1 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Now Open in South San Jose, Atria Almaden is a modern senior living community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. Conveniently located near Thousand Oaks Park and Santana Row, the community offers what you are looking for in...

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4.8(29 reviews)

Everyone here is always so accommodating and helpful. It's a joyful place and we all appreciate the grand efforts so much from [names removed]. Thank you

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Belmont Village San Jose

500 South Winchester Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95128 | 30.2 miles from Watsonville center

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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...

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4.3(52 reviews)

Great care givers and administrative support. Always feel welcome coming into facility and that the people helping my mom really care. The nursing staff has been exemplary, always reaching out to...

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Atria Evergreen Valley

4463 San Felipe Road, San Jose, CA 95135 | 27.2 miles from Watsonville center

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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...

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4.4(47 reviews)

Understaffed, as best as they can, they do the best care, food, etc. They let people go who are caring and want to help and keep the wrong ones who don't want to help residents. Don't pay enough for this...

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Brookdale Redwood City

485 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061 | 46.5 miles from Watsonville center

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Make the Most of Your Golden YearsOur 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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3.7(55 reviews)

I would tell others to make sure to do a walk through before you make your choice of apartment. I did not do that and when I moved in some things needed to be fixed. I was not a fan of the food at first but...

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Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

1420 Curci Drive, San Jose, CA 95126 | 28.8 miles from Watsonville center

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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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4.1(44 reviews)

We like Merrill Gardens....there were a couple of issues with getting our loved ones meds straight, etc...original fee was [amount removed] per month understanding there would be additional fees for...

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Fremont Hills

35490 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536 | 48.7 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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4.3(37 reviews)

We had a good experience and would recommend them to others. The employees are friendly and willing to help. The food was enjoyed by my loved one. They have lots of activities for the assisted living...

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Belmont Village Sunnyvale

1039 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 | 33.5 miles from Watsonville center

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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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4.2(40 reviews)

We enjoy the grounds it is beautiful there, we can hangout in the back courtyard. It has just been really hard with covid, but they have done a great job and everyone there has been vaccinated. They were...

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Ivy Park at San Jose

4855 San Felipe Rd, San Jose, CA 95135 | 27.0 miles from Watsonville center

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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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3.9(32 reviews)

Ivy Park is a perfect fit for my sister, who I put there. The staff is outstanding. The only problem I have is they seem to have some turnover, and right now it's affecting their activities - but they have...

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Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

7600 Isabella Way, Gilroy, CA 95020 | 11.0 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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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4.2(29 reviews)

The staff have been extremely friendly and helpful. The food has really gone downhill in the last few months I think due to staffing shortages, but in the beginning it was great. I really have had no issues...

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Vista Harden Ranch

290 Regency Circle, Salinas, CA 93906 | 14.9 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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At our community, you can do more of what you love.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our retirement community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. Here it’s all about choices—your...

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4.1(30 reviews)

When we came to visit we noticed right away just how clean the community was, and that our loved ones clothes were all clean and put away. We would definitely recommend this community to others the staff...

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Pacific Gardens

2384 Pacific Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051 | 34.1 miles from Watsonville center

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It feels like home.By choosing Pacific Gardens a family is assured that their loved one is well taken care of in a clean, comfortable home-like community. Pacific Gardens provides residents with nutritious fresh food, features engaging activities, and takes pride in their caring and competent...

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4.3(24 reviews)

This is a nice community and well run. The staff seem very knowledgeable. They are easy to speak with the staff if there are questions or concerns about my loved one. Card playing, bingo, theater,...

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Brookdale North Fremont

38035 Martha Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536 | 46.9 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Memory Care

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Safety They Deserve, Peace of Mind You CraveIf you are struggling with the idea of transitioning your loved one’s care to someone else, we know what you’re going through. While the decision may not be an easy one, your heart is in the right place. Here at our memory care community in Fremont,...

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4.1(25 reviews)

This is a good place for my loved one to be. I believe the memory care community know what to look for and the course that the memory takes to alert the family and keep them updated. The staff are good to...

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Sunrise of Sunnyvale

633 South Knickerbocker Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 | 36.1 miles from Watsonville center

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About Sunrise of SunnyvaleCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in beautiful Sunnyvale, CANear El Camino HospitalRooftop garden with stunning views of the surrounding regionConvenient access via Highways 85, 101, 880 and 280Minutes from Sunnyvale Town Center, featuring Macy's and...

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3.8(26 reviews)

My husband had to move out from Memory Care Unit because of financial reasons, but for 4 years he used to get an excellent care - so much love and tenderness, and attention to all his needs. Our family...

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Sunshine Villa A Merrill Gardens Community

80 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 | 15.3 miles from Watsonville center

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Sunshine Villa, A Merrill Gardens Community is a beautiful community located in the center of all the action. We are within walking distance of the Santa Cruz Wharf, beach and boardwalk. Our beautiful building has a charming personality—and a fascinating past—all its own. Sunshine Villa, A...

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4.3(21 reviews)

The friendliness of the staff members and care services really stood out to us. Overall it was a good first impression. The rooms are very nice, and before COVID our loved one really enjoyed the food and...

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Sunrise of Monterey

1110 Cass Street, Monterey, CA 93940 | 23.5 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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While Sunrise of Monterey opened in 2009, Sunrise Senior Living has been in business for over 30 years, serving as a pioneer in providing outstanding care in a home-like environment for seniors. At Sunrise of Monterey, we have several neighborhoods that allow us to serve the various needs of our...

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4.1(20 reviews)

The is was a very good community for tracks my husband I brought there while we moved in from Boston to California, and I needed to have him be in a safe place, and that certainly was the case. So now it's...

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Brookdale Scotts Valley

100 Lockewood Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066 | 18.1 miles from Watsonville center

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Fewer Chores, More FunDo 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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4.1(21 reviews)

I think that Brookdale Scotts Valley has a different feel and vibe to it just based on how it was built and where it is located amongst the trees. It feels more like an apartment complex versus and assisted...

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Westmont of Morgan Hill

1160 Cochrane Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 | 18.0 miles from Watsonville center

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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...

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4.0(18 reviews)

We chose Westmont of Morgan Hill because it was closer to my work so I could visit often and it also had more of a hotel-resort like feel rather than an institutional clinical feel. The staff is very...

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Ivy Park at Salinas

1320 Padre Dr, Salinas, CA 93901 | 18.4 miles from Watsonville center

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Make yourself at home at Sunrise Villa Salinas in Salinas, California. Nestled in the gorgeous Salinas Valley, Sunrise Villa Salinas distinctive architecture and design combines elegance with the warm, inviting comforts of home. A central courtyard features a breathtaking garden and landscaped...

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4.4(14 reviews)

They answer any questions we need. They are very compassionate. The front office staff was misinformed during the beginning. My loved ones laundry went missing due to not being labeled with her name. It...

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BridgePoint at Los Altos

1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022 | 39.6 miles from Watsonville center

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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...

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4.6(12 reviews)

BridgePoint is a great community, you do receive the value that you're paying for. the building is certainly not brand new, but it is very well maintained and has a great location. there also seems to be a...

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Acacia Creek, a CCRC

34400 Mission Boulevard, Union City, CA 94587 | 49.5 miles from Watsonville center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

The Acacia Creek Lifestyles culture incorporates leading research on healthy living and aging. We are proud to be the only “Certified Center for Successful Aging” in the Bay Area (1 in 21 nationwide) and one of over 65 accredited “Masterpiece Living Communities”. Acacia Creek’s “Successful...

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4.6(15 reviews)

Out of all the places we looked at this was the best community in the bay area. They have wonderful prices compared to other community's we toured. The community is nice and well-kept. The facility has...

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Cost of assisted living in Watsonville, CA

The average cost of senior living in Watsonville is 5,468 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Salinas, CA with an average of 3,845 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:

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  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
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Atria Almaden, The Park Lane and Atria Willow Glen are the top rated assisted living facilities near Watsonville, California. See full list of communities.

There are 96 assisted living facilities near Watsonville, California. See the full list.

The best assisted living facilities near you in Watsonville, California are Pacifica Senior Living Union City, The Park Lane, and Atria Sunnyvale. These assisted living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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