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Senior housing types near Berkeley, CA

  • Belmont Village Albany

    Belmont Village Albany

    1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
    (8)
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    Belmont Village Albany, affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley*, offers a collaborative experience that embraces Albany’s community-oriented character while sharing the benefits of university affiliation. The best-in-class community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618
    (7)
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    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 full...

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  • The Point at Rockridge

    The Point at Rockridge

    4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611
    (29)
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    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 Berkeley,...

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  • Grand Lake Gardens

    Grand Lake Gardens

    401 Santa Clara Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
    (7)
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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,...

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  • Lake Park a CCRC

    Lake Park a CCRC

    1850 Alice St, Oakland, CA 94612
    (1)
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    This is the kind of place people dream of living in. With views of both Lake Merritt and the East Bay Hills, Lake Park is a retirement community in Oakland, CA that's ?lled with natural light, greenery and fascinating people. Here, a diverse collection of extraordinary residents enjoys a culturally...

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  • The Lake Merritt

    The Lake Merritt

    1800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    (6)
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    A NEW HOME ON THE LAKE — Small and Intimate yet Grand The Lake Merritt is an independent lifestyle community designed especially for older adults who want to remain active and engaged with life yet are ready to relinquish daily tasks and home maintenance. Located directly on Lake Merritt, our...

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  • Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    2431 Mariner Square, Alameda, CA 94501
    (5)
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    Cardinal Point is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) which means that our residents move in when they are independent and active, truly being able to participate in all we have to offer! Additionally, we are also licensed for Assisted Living, so as the years go on, the resident can...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    (93)
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    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 in...

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  • Bay Park

    Bay Park

    2621 Appian Way, Pinole, CA 94564
    (17)
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    Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Perched atop hills overlooking San Francisco bay, you'll love our beautiful views, magnificent facilities and caring staff. Residents also appreciate the convenience of living in a community just minutes...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    1010 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549
    (8)
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    Situated between Berkeley and Walnut Creek in Contra Costa county, Merrill Gardens proudly offers senior living for the Lamorinda area in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Enjoy being centrally located within walking distance to local shops, restaurants and art galleries. The Lafayette Library and...

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  • Sycamore Hills By the Bay

    Sycamore Hills By the Bay

    1550 Sycamore Ave, Hercules, CA 94547
    (5)
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    Sycamore Hills by the Bay apartments is the San Francisco Bay Area's newest apartment community for the 55+ senior! Sycamore Hills By the Bay is located in Hercules, CA, and offers convenient access to pubic transportation, shopping, and dining.

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  • The Broadmoor

    The Broadmoor

    1499 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (8)
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    The Broadmoor offers the finest in senior living in San Francisco. We are centrally located in Cathedral Hill to shopping, banks, theatres, and the symphony. All our affordable rates include three meals per day prepared by our chef and served in our formal dining room, maid and linen service, on...

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  • The Carlisle

    The Carlisle

    1450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (3)
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    The Carlisle is a boutique retirement community in the heart of San Francisco. Residents are renters and as they age we provide care in the privacy of their apartment. Prospective residents must pass a health evaluation and be independent upon move in. The Carlisle is a licensed RCFE community...

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  • Byron Park

    Byron Park

    1700 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (6)
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    Walnut Creek's Senior Residence of Choice!  Imagine living in a gracious, private apartment environment ideally located just 30 miles from San Francisco and minutes from downtown Walnut Creek, California.  Byron Park has been serving the community with independent and assisted living options since...

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  • Atria Valley View

    Atria Valley View

    1228 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (31)
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    With the classic California ambiance of a Mission-style lodge, Atria Valley View is a vibrant assisted living community nestled in the hills of Walnut Creek, conveniently located near downtown, shopping, banking and the John Muir Medical Center. Recently redeveloped to create strong indoor-outdoor...

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  • The Heritage Downtown

    The Heritage Downtown

    1785 Shuey Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (9)
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    The Heritage Downtown offers active Senior Living within walking distance of the Broadway shopping center and amenities in the heart of Walnut Creek. Enjoy the beautiful swimming pool and sparkling spa, beautiful views from a luxury apartment home. Choose from a variety of floor plans, including...

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  • Marymount Villa

    345 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (28)
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    At Marymount Villa we believe everyone can find meaning and joy in life, even when they need a little help with daily living. We offer independent, assisted living, respite, hospice care, and now our newly renovated memory care unit. Marymount Villa offers a gracious setting and well-appointed...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (114)
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    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...

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  • Oakmont of Concord

    Oakmont of Concord

    1401 Civic Ct, Concord, CA 94520
    (4)
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    About Oakmont of Concord Oakmont of Concord is a luxury retirement community situated on a lush campus with scenic views, industry renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. We are also very close to shopping, fine dining, the arts, and world-class entertainment. If an active lifestyle is what...

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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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  • Brookdale Diablo Lodge

    Brookdale Diablo Lodge

    950 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526
    (14)
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    Home Comforts with Luxury Amenities Some seniors might think retirement means falling asleep in an armchair and counting down the minutes until your next television program comes on. But that doesn’t have to be your experience. Instead of settling for a life of isolation and boredom, you can...

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  • Vallejo Hills Retirement Community

    Vallejo Hills Retirement Community

    350 Locust Drive, Vallejo, CA 94591
    (15)
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    Vallejo Hills Retirement Community is an Independent and Assisted Living community located in a wooded, hillside setting in Vallejo, California with sweeping views from the Carquinez Strait, across San Pablo Bay to Mount Tamalpais, and over to Mare Island. Vallejo is a vibrant and thriving city in...

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  • Atria Daly City

    Atria Daly City

    501 King Drive, Daly City, CA 94015
    (40)
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    At Atria Daly City, you'll find a serene and welcoming senior community with all the comforts of home. Residents enjoy a diverse social calendar with an extensive continued learning program. Surrounded by beautiful wooded walkways, Atria Daly City provides views of the courtyard or of the bay. Atria...

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  • North Bay Retirement Community

    North Bay Retirement Community

    2261 Tuolumne Street, Vallejo, CA 94589
    (24)
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    North Bay Retirement community is an independent living and assisted living community in Vallejo, California. Our community boasts stunning views that overlook the Mare Island Straits and the Napa River. Located near Richardson Park and Dan Foley Park, North Bay Retirement Community has a prime...

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  • Cadence Millbrae

    Cadence Millbrae

    1201 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030
    (20)
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    Cadence Millbrae is designed for those who choose to pursue their lifelong dreams in an engaging social environment and who have passion for life and live with purpose in life. Our Residents have spacious apartments, elegant common areas and numerous service

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  • Sunrise Villa San Ramon

    Sunrise Villa San Ramon

    9199 Fircrest Ln, San Ramon, CA 94583
    (16)
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    Welcome to Sunrise Villa San Ramon! Enjoying life at Sunrise Villa San Ramon is easy. It shows in the smiles that are everywhere. Our residents take full advantage of exciting programs and outings, enjoy wonderfully prepared meals, and have every convenience of luxury accommodations. Since our...

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  • The Stratford

    The Stratford

    601 Laurel Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
    (1)
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    Centrally located between San Francisco and Palo Alto, minutes from the airport, The Stratford is ideally situated in San Mateo. The ten-story structure offers spectacular views of the Bay and foothills, with 16 verdant acres of park across the street. A block away, San Mateo's comfortable downtown...

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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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  • Deer Park

    Deer Park

    646 Canyon Road, Novato, CA 94947
    (17)
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    Deer Park is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, located in beautiful Northern California, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. As a Sunshine Retirement Living Community, we offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared meals daily, on...

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  • Atria Tamalpais Creek

    Atria Tamalpais Creek

    853 Tamalpais Avenue, Novato, CA 94947
    (23)
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    Atria Tamalpais Creek is an enriching senior living community in Novato that promotes independence and active lifestyles. With an event-filled social calendar and amenities like a fitness center, outdoor garden and salon and spa, our residents enjoy an environment that encourages them to remain...

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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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  • Casa Sandoval Senior Living

    1200 Russell Way, Hayward, CA 94541
    (28)
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    At Casa Sandoval, we promote independence through a vibrant, active and healthy senior living community. Our decisions and actions are rooted in an understanding of our residents’ needs, animated by the precepts within the MorningStar mission and core values (Casa Sandoval is managed by MorningStar...

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  • Bethesda Christian Retirement Center

    22427 Montgomery Street, Hayward, CA 94541
    (2)
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    The Bethesda Christian Retirement Center in Hayward, California is the perfect choice for seniors who love the Californian sun. Situated in the center of the city, it provides convenient access to all of the amenities that can be found therein. Simultaneously, its well-maintained system of gardens...

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  • Oakmont of Montecito

    4756 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94521
    (17)
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    Montecito is a premier retirement community situated on a lush five-acre campus with views of the rolling hills and direct access to Galindo Creek and Newhall Park. Montecito provides quality, comfort and a continuum of care with five-star services and amenities. Here, an active lifestyle promotes...

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  • The Paloma at Oakland Hills

    The Paloma at Oakland Hills

    4690 Tompkins Ave, Oakland, CA 94619
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  • Rose of Sharon

    1600 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94606
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  • City Center at Fremont (Opening Fall 2018)

    TBD, Fremont, CA 94539
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  • Heritage Haven

    389 Juana Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577
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  • Vista Terrace of Belmont

    900 6th Ave, Belmont, CA 94002
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Berkeley, California

Independent Living

For seniors who desire to live primarily without personal assistance but wish for the assistance of having housekeeping handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community may be the perfect choice. Daily needs such as the scheduling of social activities and meal planning are taken care of, which provides seniors more free time to live life as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private caregivers. There are an assortment of costs and advantages to keep in mind while selecting an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your care plan: initial assessment fee, transportation, laundry, Waiting list deposit, move-in fee, wellness program, cable TV, and housekeeping. The amenities that pertain to independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, concierge services, golf course, laundry service, healthcare center, fitness center & swimming pool, community activities, and game/TV room.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Berkeley is 31 years old. The total population of Berkeley consists of 122,324 people. Berkeley has a population density of 4,509 people per square mile. In Berkeley, 3.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 72.3% have a college degree, 6.8% have a high-school diploma, and 38.6% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Berkeley, 2.9% are widowed, 19.8% live in poverty, 5.0% do not have health insurance, and 62.4% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Berkeley is 19.7% Asian, 3.6% other or not specified, 60.2% white, 0.5% Native American, 11.0% Hispanic, 7.1% mixed race, 8.6% black, and 0.5% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when choosing which destination is best for your loved one's needs. The median home value in Berkeley is about $861,440 and the median rent is around $2,218 per month a month. The rent burden for Berkeley is about 19.3% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of California

The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by standards of healthcare. In total, California has 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica's UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital. Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 31% of California's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 23,558 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, California ranks 1st in the nation and 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.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. California experiences an average humidity rating of about 61%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 81%. On average, California has an air quality index rating of around 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. 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 tornadoes.

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 Joshua tree, California fan palm, redwood, and California poppy. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the snakes, the coyotes, the whales, or the black bears. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.