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Senior housing types near Palo Alto, CA

  • Vi at Palo Alto

    Vi at Palo Alto

    620 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    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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  • 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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  • BridgePoint at Los Altos

    BridgePoint at Los Altos

    1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022
    (7)
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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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  • Brookdale Redwood City

    Brookdale Redwood City

    485 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061
    (41)
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    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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  • Redwood Villa

    Redwood Villa

    1981 Montecito Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043
    (10)
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    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 housekeeping,...

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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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  • Chateau Cupertino

    Chateau Cupertino

    10150 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014
    (9)
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    Just talk to our residents. Senior living doesn't get any better than living at Chateau Cupertino, whether you're in retirement or just ready for the next great phase of your life. We offer the best mix of available services you can find. You will get a great place to enjoy your life and your future...

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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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  • 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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  • The Westmont

    The Westmont

    1675 Scott Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95050
    (56)
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    The Westmont provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Santa Clara, you'll love the tasteful quality of our facilities while enjoying all the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Atria Willow Glen

    Atria Willow Glen

    1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    (57)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brookdale San Jose

    Brookdale San Jose

    1009 Blossom River Way, San Jose, CA 95123
    (34)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lincoln Villa

    41040 Lincoln Street, Fremont, CA 94538
    (15)
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    Lincoln Villa is a lovely community dedicated to assisted senior living. Not only is the community a wonderful place for seniors to live together and enjoy their golden years, but it is a safe environment where adult children can be assured that their parents are well taken care of. The goal of the...

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  • Villa Fontana Retirement

    5555 Prospect Road, San Jose, CA 95129
    (28)
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    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 now...

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  • Golden Heritage Living

    1275 North Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    (6)
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    Golden Heritage Living is an assisted living situated in San Jose, California, meaning that our residents benefit from a Mediterranean-like climate with warm summers and mild winters. Our closeness to the city's center ensures convenient access to its amenities, while our multi-floor setting...

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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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  • Casa Sandoval Senior Living

    1200 Russell Way, Hayward, CA 94541
    (28)
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    The Casa Sandoval Assisted Living Community in Hayward, California has a serene outdoor environment that will create a state of relaxation and peace for your loved one. With our landscaped walking trails under the shade of oak trees, private courtyards, and calming sounds of the creek will lift up...

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  • Lincoln Glen Manor

    2671 Plummer Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
    (5)
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    Lincoln Glen Manor provides an assisted living community for seniors who are looking to be a part of all that San Jose, Santa Clara County, California has to offer. This community offers the memory care that seniors need along with a great location. The beautiful city of San Jose provides residents...

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  • Oakmont of San Jose

    Oakmont of San Jose

    917 Thornton Way, San Jose, CA 95128
    (4)
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  • Civic Center at Santa Clara

    1375 Civic Center Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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  • Fremont Warm Springs

    250 Franciscan Ct., Fremont, CA 94539
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  • Heritage Haven

    389 Juana Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577
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Palo Alto, California

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a convenient balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about the upkeep of basic tasks and responsibilities. Daily needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, allowing residents more free time to live active lives as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Typically consisting of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a number of costs and benefits to balance while choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in the care plan: housekeeping, initial assessment fee, parking, field trips, move-in fee, Waiting list deposit, cable TV, and wellness program. The amenities associated with independent living include healthcare center, game/TV room, fitness center & swimming pool, transportation, security guards, concierge services, restaurant-style dining hall, and beauty salon & barber shop.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the big influence in determining which community is best for you or your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Palo Alto is about $2,837 per month and the median home value in Palo Alto is around $1,942,972. The rent burden for Palo Alto is about 18.4% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.4% are male and 50.6% are female. The median age of Palo Alto is 42 years old. Racially, the population of Palo Alto is 1.4% other or not specified, 61.2% white, 31.3% Asian, 7.3% Hispanic, 4.6% mixed race, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, and 1.2% black. In Palo Alto, 4.3% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Palo Alto 51.9% have a graduate degree, 4.9% have a high-school diploma, and 81.1% have a college degree. In Palo Alto, 5.2% are widows, 63.8% participate in the labor force, 6.8% have some form of disability, and 6.0% live in poverty. Palo Alto has a population density of 1,086 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Palo Alto consists of 67,178 people.

State Information

An overview of California

There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in California are Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica ̢РUcla Medical Center &Amp; Orthopedic Hospital. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. In California, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 23,558 different congregations. 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. In California, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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. 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 average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47°F. The average high winter temperature is around 76°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8°F in 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 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 poppy, california fan palm, california juniper, and sequoia. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whales, the black bears, the cougars, or the snakes. The state animal of California is the california grizzly bear.