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The staff is very helpful and friendly, but do not intrude when not needed. The environment supports a lot of autonomy that many seniors would appreciate. They also somehow know when more support...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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I had a wonderful experience meeting [name removed] and [name removed] . They are so kind and comforting. I also met the the nurse [name removed] . Overall I had such a positive experience meeting staff...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
About Sunrise of San MateoSunrise of San Mateo offers a homelike and nurturing setting with personal services and engaging activities for seniors of all life stages. Located just minutes away from downtown San Mateo, California, our residents may enjoy a variety of fine dining, shopping and...
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Definitely a good place depending on what you're looking for. Bridgepoint is pretty low-key and feels like a family oriented place. Staff is very friendly. It may be a little short on services depending on...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
BridgePoint at Los Altos is a full-service independent and assisted living community with a monthly rental in the residential neighborhood of Los Altos. Studio, alcove studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments feature a patio or balcony for relaxing and taking in the beautiful oak and fruit...
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I looked at many places before choosing the Atria. I chose Atria because it provided the best ambiance, community variety, the nicest rooms and greatest exercise classes. An all-round wonderful choice.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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My loved one is a resident at Atria Park. The front desk staff and management have all been very kind and helpful. The laundry, housekeeping and chef have also been very good. They have been very receptive...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
For more than 20 years, Atria has served the families of San Mateo. The community will seek LEED® certification for sustainable design, construction and operation.In addition to discreet assistance with daily tasks like bathing and getting dressed, Atria Park of San Mateo has a licensed nurse...
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My Mom was in Memory Care for 6 years. She got great care but hated every minute. I have a lot of experience with "assisted living. Everyone hates it but we're all going to need it at the beginning and end...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
About Sunrise of BelmontCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in Belmont, CANear the San Mateo Medical CenterNext to Carlmont Village Shopping CenterFantastic views of the San Francisco peninsula coastal hillsNear a library, art center and parkSunrise of Belmont in Belmont,...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Palo Alto Commons and everything about her experience at this facility has been great so far. Things seem to be working out well for her. The move in process went...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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I would say it's a good place overall. Communication from staff could be a little better but overall is ok. Clean and staff is friendly and cares about the wellbeing of my Mom. Honestly, price because it's...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Set within the City of Trees on the San Francisco Peninsula, Pacifica Senior Living Burlingame offers a progressive senior living community for active adults. We're located across the street from Washington Park, which provides scenic views for nearly every apartment. We are also convenient to...
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The staff is very welcoming when we visit. They encourage us to visit at anytime. We see the staff being nice to other residents as well. Staff seems to like their jobs. We've been there about a year now....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Oakmont of Redwood City, you will enjoy living in a quiet, residential community by the San Francisco Bay, about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose. Within easy reach of the shops, restaurants, and parks along El Camino Real, our community is just off the 101 and close to I-280,...
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Lovely, small community of 55 or less. Great location. Very cute and clean apartments. Executive staff very kind and gives immediate attention to concerns or requests. Wish we had found it long ago. Great!!
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Welcome to Vista Terrace of Belmont Senior Living!We offer both independent and assisted living. We offer studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedroom apartments, many have lovely views of the bay area and also the Belmont hills, and some of our apartments have charming walk-out terraces. Pets are...
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This place has been wonderful, for the most part, with my loved one. They are caring and keep me informed. They are quick to respond to changes or needs that may arise. They try to accommodate special needs...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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We picked this community, because my aunt knew people who lived thereThe facility is very nice as are the services. Interactions with the team is somewhat challenging as there's no single point of contact....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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My wife and I have lived at The Peninsula Regent for five years and have never regretted our decision to move here. We compared it with many others in the Bay Area and found that it was superior in terms of...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
LUXURY LIVINGIS JUST THE STARTThe Peninsula Regent is San Mateo’s premier not-for-profit condominium community for independent adults 60 and over. Boasting a wealth of concierge services, stellar amenities, delicious dining options and daily social interaction, The Peninsula Regent offers a...
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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This is an excellent facility established by local residents for independent and assisted living and memory care. It's located within easy, safe walking distance of a friendly downtown area, providing a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
San Carlos Elms is a comfortable home setting with the security and benefits of supportive services to each resident. The Elms is conveniently located within easy walking distance of beautiful downtown San Carlos churches, Senior Center and City Library. Fire and Police Departments are within...
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I liked that this was close to me. I liked that it was a mixed facility with assisted living and memory care combined together. My mother can do activities with higher functioning people. It also had a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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It was a beautiful place. They had activities to do. It was a large facility and they had a fourth floor for people who needed more care. The food wasn't very good, they didn't have much of a selection. They...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Bonnie Brae Terrace focuses on affordable living for seniors and is nestled on a quiet street in Belmont, CA surrounded by beautiful views. Our complex offers studio apartments as well as a limited number of studio alcove and one bedroom apartments. Sixteen apartments are available for people...
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Cost of independent living in Redwood City, CA

The average cost of senior living in Redwood City is $5,576 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include San Bruno, CA with an average of $5,374 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Redwood City, CA vs. nearby cities

Redwood City, CA
$5,576/mo
$5,502/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Redwood City, CA vs. the state and national average

Redwood City, CA
$5,576/mo
U.S. national average
$4,089/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Redwood City vs. other types of senior living

$6,295/mo
Independent Living
$5,576/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Redwood City, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$7,880/mo
Studio
$7,365/mo
1 Bedroom
$8,572/mo
2 Bedroom
$10,028/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Redwood City over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Redwood City

Recent reviews for independent living in Redwood City

Golden Heritage Living in San Jose, CA

5.0
This place is an excellent facility that specializes in the care of Chinese speaking people. It is well maintained and the staff is always ready to help. My mom lived there until she passed .

Ivy Park at Palo Alto

5.0
From the looks of our visits, my mom is experiencing a good, new lifestyle. She has made the transition just fine. We are getting the doctor set up and I am familiar with the staff. They are great workers and I think the facility is great too. The manager, staff, nurses, are all very nice, all ...
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Rosemont Gardens in San Leandro, CA

5.0
Excellent caring staff. Clean place. My Auntie [name removed] is here. I visited from Anaheim California. My auntie Husband just passed away. My auntie looked beautiful and happy. I talked with staff and they were very professional

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