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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Independent Living. Our dedicated local San Jose, CA advisors have helped 5669 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 754 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1795 to $13770 per month.

Independent living in San Jose, CA is dedicated to helping seniors live life to the fullest. Retired seniors can enjoy the safety, peace and comfort of a community setting while still enjoying the complete privacy of their apartment. San Jose is a vibrant urban community of its own that shares a unique mix of cultures influenced by the city's history and present draw of Silicon Valley. The city features a decent public transportation system and transit connectivity making it easy to get around. Besides the great weather and the opportunity to get involved in the local festivals and diverse local events, San Jose is just a close drive to all the most interesting places in Northern and Central California. Independent living residents have endless opportunities to stay active and healthy in a secure environment. If you or your loved one are looking for an independent retirement community in San Jose area, we are happy to help.

Senior housing types in San Jose, CA

  • Atria Chateau Gardens
    Atria Chateau Gardens
    1185 Pedro Street, San Jose, CA 95126
    (25)
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    Atria Chateau Gardens is a senior community in San Jose, California, located in Santa Clara County, which offers assisted living and independent living. Just a few blocks from downtown Willow Glen, this beautiful community features stunning courtyards with some breathtaking roses and a friendly and...

  • Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen
    Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen
    1420 Curci Drive, San Jose, CA 95126
    (27)
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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...

  • Atria Willow Glen
    Atria Willow Glen
    1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    (44)
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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...

  • The Westmont
    The Westmont
    1675 Scott Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95050
    (38)
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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,...

  • Merrill Gardens at Campbell
    Merrill Gardens at Campbell
    2115 South Winchester Boulevard, Campbell, CA 95008
    (8)
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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...

  • Villa Serena
    Villa Serena
    1340 Pomeroy Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051
    (10)
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    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, on...

  • Brookdale San Jose
    Brookdale San Jose
    1009 Blossom River Way, San Jose, CA 95123
    (26)
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    Brookdale San Jose is a senior care community in San Jose, California. San Jose is a large, dynamic city in the Bay Area, known as the 'Capital of Silicon Valley.' Regarded as a highly affluent city, San Jose offers its residents some of the finest shopping, dining and amenities in the country....

  • Campbell Village
    Campbell Village
    290 North San Tomas Aquino Road, Campbell, CA 95008
    (16)
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    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.    ...

  • Regency of Evergreen Valley
    Regency of Evergreen Valley
    4463 San Felipe Road, San Jose, CA 95135
    (24)
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    Regency at Evergreen Valley provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents...

  • Chateau Cupertino
    Chateau Cupertino
    10150 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014
    (8)
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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...

  • Atria Sunnyvale
    Atria Sunnyvale
    175 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (30)
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    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 friends...

  • Redwood Villa
    Redwood Villa
    1981 Montecito Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043
    (8)
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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,...

  • BridgePoint at Los Altos
    BridgePoint at Los Altos
    1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022
    (4)
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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...

  • Brookdale Fremont
    Brookdale Fremont
    2860 Country Drive, Fremont, CA 94536
    (24)
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    Brookdale Fremont 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 proximity to...

  • Vi at Palo Alto
    Vi at Palo Alto
    620 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    Vi at Palo Alto is an upscale Type A continuing care retirement community located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Situated on 23 lush acres of Stanford property, the community is also adjacent to the Stanford Shopping Center, and close to walking trails, performing arts centers, fine dining and is a...

  • Westmont of Morgan Hill
    Westmont of Morgan Hill
    1160 Cochrane Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    (11)
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    Westmont of Morgan Hill is an assisted living community located in Morgan Hill, CA, in Santa Clara County and home to about 38,000 people. An area considered to be part of Silicon Valley, Morgan Hill has relaxing parklike settings, shops, stores, restaurants and new homes. Residents will be able to...

  • Acacia Creek
    Acacia Creek
    34400 Mission Boulevard, Union City, CA 94587
    (12)
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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...

  • 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...

  • Brookdale Scotts Valley
    Brookdale Scotts Valley
    100 Lockewood Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
    (15)
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    Brookdale Scotts Valley is a premier assisted living community in Scotts Valley, California. Our community, located in Santa Cruz County, sits on seven acres overlooking rolling hills near the Santa Cruz Mountains. Our residents enjoy the perfect combination of quiet and peaceful living with easy...

  • Heritage Estates
    Heritage Estates
    900 East Stanley Blvd., Livermore, CA 94550
    (12)
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    At Heritage Estates Retirement Community in East Livermore we have several senior living options, all on one campus. So whether you are seeking an elegant independent living apartment with amenities, programs and social opportunities, or you desire the support of assisted living services, the...

  • Heritage Estates Senior Apts.
    Heritage Estates Senior Apts.
    900 E Stanley Blvd., Livermore, CA 94550
    (12)
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    Livermore Valley. Home of California's oldest wine producing region. And it can be your new home, too. If you are lucky enough to have been aged over 62 years, you can enjoy the good life at Heritage Estates Senior Apartments. Sip world-class wines quietly on your balcony or soak in nearby views of...

  • Atria at Foster Square
    Atria at Foster Square
    707 Thayer Ln, Foster City, CA 94404
    (8)
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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...

  • Landmark Villa
    Landmark Villa
    21000 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
    (15)
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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...

  • Sunrise Villa San Ramon
    Sunrise Villa San Ramon
    9199 Fircrest Ln, San Ramon, CA 94583
    (11)
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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...

  • Merrill Gardens at Gilroy
    Merrill Gardens at Gilroy
    7600 Isabella Way, Gilroy, CA 95020
    (16)
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    Merrill Gardens at Gilroy is a gated senior community set on a tranquil five-acre tract near downtown Gilroy. Enjoy a plethora of relaxing activities and attractions — art and food festivals, boating, hiking areas, golf and shopping. The team provides a high level of services, including...

  • 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...

  • Atria Burlingame
    Atria Burlingame
    250 Myrtle Road, Burlingame, CA 94010
    (19)
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    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...

  • Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro
    Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro
    348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (15)
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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...

  • Marymount Villa
    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...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights
    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights
    2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    (28)
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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...

  • Cardinal Point a CCRC
    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...

  • Atria Daly City
    Atria Daly City
    501 King Drive, Daly City, CA 94015
    (29)
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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. ...

  • Brookdale Tracy
    Brookdale Tracy
    355 West Grant Line Road, Tracy, CA 95376
    (34)
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    Brookdale Tracy is a dedicated assisted living and memory care community in Tracy, California. Our community is ideally located in the heart of the city, near shopping, restaurants, the West Valley Bowling Alley, as well as banking and medical services at Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Tracy Hospital....

  • 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...

  • Lake Park a CCRC
    Lake Park a CCRC
    1850 Alice St, Oakland, CA 94612
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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...

  • 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,...

  • Atria Valley View
    Atria Valley View
    1228 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (22)
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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...

  • Byron Park
    Byron Park
    1700 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
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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...

  • The Point at Rockridge
    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,...

  • Merrill Gardens at Rockridge
    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge
    5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618
    (5)
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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Westmont Living of Brentwood
    Westmont Living of Brentwood
    450 John Muir Parkway, Brentwood, CA 94513
    (22)
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    Come for a while or stay for a lifetime... When it comes to searching for a senior living community for yourself or a loved one it can often feel daunting. You want cutting-edge care in a friendly community that feels completely like home. You also want the peace of mind that comes with knowing you...

  • Cortona Park
    Cortona Park
    150 Cortona Way, Brentwood, CA 94513
    (8)
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    Cortona Park provides assisted living residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature Personalized Assisted Living, we customize our care offerings for the individual. This allows each...

  • 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...

  • The Carlisle
    The Carlisle
    1450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (3)
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    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...

Who Needs Independent Living

Independent retirement living is a good option for seniors who can live independently but want social opportunities, security and access to the necessary amenities. It is ideal for seniors who enjoy a simplified lifestyle free from chores and the responsibilities of maintaining a home.

What to Expect

By choosing an independent retirement living community, residents may expect to get top quality care in a nurturing environment that boosts their physical health, social life, and mental well-being. Residents adopt a healthier lifestyle while doing all the things they never had time to do before. Our senior independent living communities offer a broad range of intellectual, physical and social activities to promote an active and engaging lifestyle. These include:

  • Lifecare
  • Interior and exterior home 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 Jose

San Jose is an area rich with resources and activities for seniors.

Arts and culture - For an amazing cultural experience, head to downtown San Jose and check out the city's many museums and art galleries. Seniors can stop by the award-winning Museum of Art in downtown San Jose and see the contemporary artistic talent of 20th and 21st century West Coast artists. History Park, located inside Kelley Park, is an excellent spot to learn about the diverse cultures of San Jose.

Parks - Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many walking trails around the city, such as the popular Los Gatos Creek trail and outdoor attractions like the Japanese Friendship Garden and History Park. Golf lovers can enjoy an exciting golf experience and participate in memorable social and recreational experiences at the San Jose Country Club.

Spectator sports – San Jose is home to innovative sports and entertainment venues. Visit the SAP Center, Levi's Stadium and Avaya Stadium and experience the impressive design and environmentally friendly amenities while getting up close and personal with the professional players.

Shopping and dining – For the best shopping, dining and entertainment experience, stroll across Santana Row. Surrounded by landscaped gardens and parks, this upscale shopping destination is a perfect place to spend your afternoons. The San Pedro Square Market offers a variety of incredible restaurants, culinary venues, and creative food truck cultures.

Finding Independent Living in San Jose

Our senior living advisors will guide you in finding a retirement community that is designed to help you enjoy the highest quality of life. Schedule an appointment with us for a free consultation.