Independent Living Communities near San Francisco, CA

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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Independent Living. Our dedicated local San Francisco, CA advisors have helped 4471 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 453 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $16336 per month.

Many seniors choose the total freedom of independent living in San Francisco, CA. Also known as the City by the Bay, this destination is home to the best organic restaurants, vibrant arts, entertainment, and recreational offerings. San Francisco is a compact city with an extensive public transportation network that makes getting around easy. Moving to a senior retirement community is a big decision. If you are just beginning your search for a retirement community in San Francisco, we are here to help you make the right choice.

Senior housing types near San Francisco, CA

  • Landmark Villa

    Landmark Villa

    21000 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
    (16)
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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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  • Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618
    (6)
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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 Lake Merritt

    The Lake Merritt

    1800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    (5)
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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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  • Belmont Village Albany

    Belmont Village Albany

    1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
    (4)
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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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  • Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    (37)
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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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  • Marymount Greenhills Retirement Center

    Marymount Greenhills Retirement Center

    1201 Broadway Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030
    (14)
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    Marymount Greenhills 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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  • Brookdale Danville Diablo Road

    Brookdale Danville Diablo Road

    950 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526
    (11)
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    Brookdale Danville Diablo Road is an assisted living community in Danville, Contra Costa County, California. Just minutes from downtown Danville, our community is nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, giving residents a peaceful and quiet place to call home with easy access to the amenities of...

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  • Sycamore Hills By the Bay

    Sycamore Hills By the Bay

    1550 Sycamore Ave, Hercules, CA 94547
    (4)
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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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  • Deer Park

    Deer Park

    646 Canyon Road, Novato, CA 94947
    (14)
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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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  • Piedmont Gardens

    Piedmont Gardens

    110 41st St, Oakland, CA 94611
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    With an ideal location right near vibrant Piedmont Avenue, Piedmont Gardens is giving seniors in the Bay Area everything they need to enjoy a rewarding retirement lifestyle. At Piedmont Gardens, you’ll find a senior living community that’s as active and unique inside as it is outside. As the only...

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  • Atria Daly City

    Atria Daly City

    501 King Drive, Daly City, CA 94015
    (30)
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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. ...

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  • Byron Park

    Byron Park

    1700 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (2)
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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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  • Casa Sandoval

    1200 Russell Way, Hayward, CA 94541
    (21)
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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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  • Bello Gardens

    46 Mariposa Ave, San Anselmo, CA 94960
    (4)
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    Bello Gardens Assisted Living is located at 46 Mariposa Ave, San Anselmo, CA 94960. The services provided consist of independent living, respite care, memory care, hospice care and assisted living. We are known for our beautiful landscape blended with a Mediterranean concept. We provide professional...

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  • Burlingame Hacienda

    1012 El Camino Real, Burlingame, CA 94010
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Burlingame Hacienda The Burlingame Hacienda Retirement Community is an assisted living that can be found in the Burlingame, California, where they will be surrounded by a tranquil, serene environment. It is located near San Francisco and will be within walking distance to the beach. Your loved one...

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  • Bay Park

    Bay Park

    2621 Appian Way, Pinole, CA 94564
    (13)
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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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  • Atria Walnut Creek

    Atria Walnut Creek

    1400 Montego, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
    (20)
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    As one of the most trusted senior living providers in the East Bay, Atria Walnut Creek has served families like yours for more than 10 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a full-scale renovation to enhance the beauty and functionality of the community, indoors...

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  • The Point at Rockridge

    4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611
    (20)
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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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  • Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    1010 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549
    (7)
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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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  • Peninsula Del Rey

    Peninsula Del Rey

    165 Pierce St, Daly City, CA 94015
    (14)
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    Peninsula Del Rey is an assisted living community located less than a mile from the crystalline Pacific Ocean in Daly City, California. Peninsula Del Rey is a place where residents wake up to glorious sunrises peaking over the San Bruno Mountain Range and end their days with spectacular sunsets...

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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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  • Atria Valley View

    Atria Valley View

    1228 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (23)
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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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  • Cardinal Point a CCRC

    2431 Mariner Square, Alameda, CA 94501
    (4)
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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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  • The Carlisle

    The Carlisle

    1450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Carlisle is a boutique condo retirement community. Residents are homeowners and as they age we provide continuing care in the privacy of their condo. The Carlisle is a licensed CCRC and RCFE managed by Sunrise Senior Living where you purchase your condo and pay a monthly fee for meals and...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (70)
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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
    (21)
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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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  • Joyful Chapter

    340 Alta Vista Dr, South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (5)
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    At Joyful Chapter, an assisted living facility for those over the age of 60 located in lovely San Mateo County in Southern San Francisco, CA, we proudly offer independence combined with safety. Our licensed Residential Care Facility provides quality living quarters for a maximum of six residents at...

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  • The Broadmoor

    The Broadmoor

    1499 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (6)
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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 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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  • Brookdale Redwood City

    Brookdale Redwood City

    485 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061
    (32)
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    Brookdale Redwood City is an exceptional senior care community offering independent living and assisted living services in Redwood City, California. Our community is ideally located halfway between Palo Alto and San Mateo, offering premium care services in historic Redwood City. Redwood City boasts...

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  • Grand Lake Gardens

    Grand Lake Gardens

    401 Santa Clara Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
    (4)
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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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  • The Heritage Downtown

    The Heritage Downtown

    1785 Shuey Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (6)
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    The Heritage Pointe 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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  • 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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  • Atria at Foster Square

    Atria at Foster Square

    707 Thayer Ln, Foster City, CA 94404
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Atria Burlingame

    Atria Burlingame

    250 Myrtle Road, Burlingame, CA 94010
    (20)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Set within the City of Trees on the San Francisco Peninsula, Atria 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 the shops and...

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Who Needs Independent Living

Independent living is ideal for individuals who can still live independently but enjoy having access to assistance when needed. Healthy seniors who can live on their own, value security, like independence and love being around their peers but don't want to bother with some tasks like yard work and house maintenance should consider moving to an independent living community.

What to Expect

Independent living in San Francisco provides all residents with the opportunity to live actively in a safe and secure environment. Choosing a senior independent living community doesn't mean giving up your freedom or your old way of life. It's all about making your life easier as residents are provided with convenient access to dining, medical care, entertainment and more to enhance a more fulfilling life.

Among the resident services and community amenities you will find include:

  • Life care
  • Interior and exterior maintenance
  • Weekly housekeeping and flat linen services
  • Concierge services
  • Scheduled meals
  • Scheduled transportation for local events, errands and appointments
  • Senior wellness programs
  • Security surveillance
  • Pet-friendly environment
  • In-home care when needed

Activities for Seniors in San Francisco

San Francisco offers a variety of senior-friendly activities at various locations in the City.

Cultural Arts - Pay a visit to the oldest known Chinese Buddha, a gilded bronze image dated 338 at the Asian Art Museum. Marvel at the impressive collection of Asian art, including ceramics, textiles, and paintings that trace more than 6,000 years of history. The Randall Museum offers an opportunity to explore the art, science, and environment of the Bay Area.

Parks - The city's beautiful public trails and temperate weather makes it easy for seniors to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Take a stroll or bike across the iconic 1.7-mile Golden Gate Bridge and indulge in a casual, healthy snack at the Round House Café. Walk with friends through the green spaces of Presidio and Dolores Park as you enjoy the scenic views of the area.

Entertainment - Seniors can grab a bite at Pier 39. Located on the city's beautiful waterfront, the location offers many options for catching live music or eating some fantastic seafood, all set to the scenery of San Francisco Bay. You can find hundreds of lively sea lions on the marina's western docks for a fulfilling day.

Volunteer Opportunities - For seniors who would love to celebrate the community, participate in group volunteering activities and community art projects like the 16th Avenue tiled steps in the Sunset. This not only helps you broaden your support network, but it helps better the community around you.

Finding Independent Living in San Francisco

Finding independent living in San Francisco doesn't have to be a struggle. With the help of our senior living advisors, you will find the ideal independent senior retirement community to continue enjoying your retirement to the fullest. Schedule an appointment with us and let us make a positive difference.