Grand Lake Gardens

401 Santa Clara Ave Oakland CA 94610


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Grand Lake Gardens is a residential independent living community in the heart of the Grand-Lakeshore District, offering a lifestyle filled with engagement in and outside the community. Access to higher levels of care are available at our sister community Piedmont Gardens.

The intimate, boutique-style atmosphere sets the community apart from other large high-rise or expansive communities. The residents and team members come together to create a vibrant lifestyle in which each person has the opportunity to grow and learn intellectually, socially, spiritually and physically. Grand Lake Gardens is centrally located in Oakland, close to the renowned Grand Lake Theater and within walking distance of Lake Merritt and the eclectic Grand-Lakeshore district which offers shops, restaurants, post office, drug stores and many other businesses and services.

Grand Lake Gardens is a non-profit residential living community owned and managed by Human Good, and has been serving seniors for over 50 years.

Services included in the monthly fee are bi-weekly housekeeping, maintenance, a flexible dining program, 24/7 emergency response, and most utilities. A variety of life-enrichment programs are scheduled seven days a week, and complimentary transportation is offered Monday-Thursday. Secured garage parking is also available for an additional fee.

Our Residential Plus services can be added in to provide additional housekeeping and laundry service, medication management, and up to 2 hours per day of help with ADL’s or other wellness visits.

Grand Lake Gardens offers attractive gardens and walking paths, and a recently renovated courtyard with new seating and conversation areas in the center of the building. Our community areas include a large Dining Room and Grand Assembly meeting room with expansive views of the Oakland Hills and Grand Lake skyline. Newly renovated central garden courtyard, and multiple gardens are easily accessible for enjoyment and active gardening by residents. Other resident lounges and sitting room style lounges are located on each floor. Library, theater, art space and gaming room provide added entertainment and meeting areas.There are also laundry facilities located on all apartment floors for resident use.

Pricing at Grand Lake Gardens

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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Grand Lake Gardens

  • my second year at grand lake gardens

    this is an update review from my last one in 2017!! i have lived at glg for 2 years now and continue to love everything about it. the friendliness of residents and team members is awesome. i always feel...

  • our luau at grand lake gardens

    we had a wonderful luau here the other day at our lovely courtyard!! i loved the hawaiian music and dancing and awesome food!! it was a delightful time visiting with other residents and family members and...

  • An Informal Classy Place

    We had the experience of visiting a number of retirement centers and staying at 3, and when we visited Grand Lake Gardens we know this one for for us.We needed to be in a place where we could walk or take...

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Community Details at Grand Lake Gardens

  • Grand Lake Gardens Amenities

    • Activities Onsite
    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Meals Provided
    • Devotional Services Offsite
    • Vegetarian
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Activities Offsite

Senior Housing Types Provided at Grand Lake Gardens

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments