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BridgePoint at Los Altos

1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Palo Alto Commons

4075 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, CA 94306

4.1
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Redwood Villa

1981 Montecito Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043

4.5
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Redwood Villa is a happy, active, independent Retirement Facility. It has been owned and operated by the Cappelletti Family for over 30 years. Our restaurant style dining room serves three meals a day and provides a comfortable atmosphere with great food. You will appreciate the weekly...

Sunrise of Palo Alto

2701 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

About Sunrise of Palo AltoCommunity & 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 California...

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Sunrise of Sunnyvale

633 South Knickerbocker Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

3.7
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Vi at Palo Alto

620 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Atria Sunnyvale

175 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

4.1
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Silver Oaks

16 Coleman Place, Menlo Park, CA 94025

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

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...

Belmont Village Sunnyvale

1039 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

4.2
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Pacific Gardens

2384 Pacific Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Villa Serena Retirement LLC

1340 Pomeroy Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95051

3.9
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Villa Serena is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, located near the heart of Silicon Valley, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. A Sunshine Retirement Living Community, we offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared meals daily,...

Brookdale Redwood City

485 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061

3.7
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Westgate Villa

5425 Mayme Ave, San Jose, CA 95129

3.6
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Villa Fontana Retirement

5555 Prospect Road, San Jose, CA 95129

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Warburton Place

1675 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050

3.9
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Warburton Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Built on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Santa Clara, you'll love the modern quality of our community. We are right in the heart of Santa Clara's shopping, healthcare, dining and wonderful local...

Santana Terrace

190 Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Santana Terrace is a brand new Apartment community for Adults 55 and up, we are located only steps away from Santana Row and more! Our amazing community features amazing common areas to enjoy with your Family and Friends. Our amenities include a roof deck with BBQ grills, serene gardens, a pet...

Civic Center at Santa Clara

1375 Civic Center Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95050

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Campbell Village

290 N San Tomas Aquino Rd, Campbell, CA 95008

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Campbell Village is owned by Premier Senior Care Group. A family operated company whose mission is to create a family-style atmosphere, providing quality care with compassion and understanding. We strive to assure our residents have a safe environment, healthy lifestyle and happiness.  ...

Belmont Village San Jose

500 South Winchester Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95128

4.3
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Saratoga Retirement Community California Villa Assisted Living and Memory Support

14500 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070

2.9
(9 reviews)

We are located just miles from the Saratoga Village and Downtown Los Gatos. Our home city, downtown Saratoga features a year-round farmers’ market, and the Hakone Gardens, located just minutes from our campus, hosts one of the most authentic Japanese-style gardens in North America. Our Assisted...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Los Altos, CA

The birthplace of Apple Computers, Los Altos is conveniently located in northern Silicon Valley, right in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. The city’s name translates to “The Heights.”

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Los Altos are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Los Altos retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Los Altos, CA

The median monthly cost of independent living is about $5,400 in Los Altos and $4,500 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of California is around $3,000.

Learn More About Los Altos, CA

Cost of Living

Los Altos is an affluent neighborhood located in the heart of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area. The total household expenses associated with living in Los Altos are rated 50 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated well above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing150176166150142144

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$205,318 per year$96,916 per year$181,359 per year$101,365 per year$65,162 per year$18,689 per year$1,773 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Los Altos include:

El Camino Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 440+
  • Specialties: lithotripsy, emergency services, ICU, diagnostic imaging

VA Palo Alto Health Care System

  • Facility type: governmental, acute care
  • Bed count: N/A
  • Specialties: Veterans care

Weather and Climate

Los Altos’s climate is classified as Mediteranean, which means the city experiences mild winters and dry, warm summers. The average humidity level is 53%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 73%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum49°F58°F40°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum68°F79°F57°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 129

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 29.9″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size49.318.8%30,6904,744 per square mile2.7

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)2.8%5.0%1.5%10.7%<0.1%4.4%77.0%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in San Jose: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 97/100

2020 Presidential Election Results for Santa Clara County

DemocraticRepublicanOther72.7%25.2%2.1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The birthplace of Apple Computers, Los Altos is located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Northern California’s Bay Area. Anyone interested in learning more about local history should visit the Los Altos History Museum, which details the transformation of the region from farmland to a high-tech hub. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the city’s superb park systems, with popular spots like:

  • Redwood Grove Nature Preserve
  • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve
  • Foothills Park

Transportation

Public transportation in Los Altos is provided by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, which operates bus and rail services connecting the city to the rest of the Bay Area.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in California

Oakmont of Silver Creek (Opening Spring 2021), Aegis of Fremont and Atria Almaden NOW OPEN are the top rated independent living facilities near Los Altos, California. See full list of communities.

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