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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 194 Independent Living communities in San Jose and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Golden Heritage Living

1275 North Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112

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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...

Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

1420 Curci Drive, San Jose, CA 95126

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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...

Civic Center at Santa Clara

1375 Civic Center Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95050

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Oakmont of San Jose

917 Thornton Way, San Jose, CA 95128

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Santana Terrace

190 Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050

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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...

Warburton Place

1675 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050

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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,...

Atria Willow Glen

1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125

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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...

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80 Cedar Way, Milpitas, CA 95035

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Lincoln Glen Manor

2671 Plummer Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125

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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...

Merrill Gardens at Campbell

2115 South Winchester Boulevard, Campbell, CA 95008

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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...

Campbell Village

290 N San Tomas Aquino Rd, Campbell, CA 95008

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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.  ...

Brookdale San Jose

1009 Blossom River Way, San Jose, CA 95123

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Experience the Good LifeWhile 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...

Villa Fontana Retirement

5555 Prospect Road, San Jose, CA 95129

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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...

Fremont Warm Springs

250 Franciscan Ct., Fremont, CA 94539

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Redwood Villa

1981 Montecito Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043

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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...

BridgePoint at Los Altos

1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022

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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...

Lincoln Villa

41040 Lincoln Street, Fremont, CA 94538

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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...

Palo Alto Commons

4075 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, CA 94306

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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...

Cogir of Fremont Senior Living

2860 Country Drive, Fremont, CA 94536

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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...

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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Learn More About Independent Living in San Jose, CA

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in San Jose, California 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 San Jose retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in San Jose, CA

The median monthly cost of independent living in San Jose is about $4,675 in the city proper, and $4,457 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of California is around $3,045.

For this type of senior living, San Jose, California offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More about San Jose, CA

Cost of Living

Living in San Jose is very expensive as it is the largest city at the center of Silicon Valley, one of the country’s most technologically innovative regions. In total, the San Jose cost-of-living index is rated 115 points higher than the national average of 100. The grocery index is also quite high at 14 points above the national average.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family income215114$2,33822.5%$711,511$96,662

Local Hospitals

There are 13 general hospitals that service the emergency needs of the greater San Jose area. Three of the top-rated hospitals in San Jose are:

  • Stanford Health Care is ranked No. 12 on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll, it is nationally ranked in 10 adult specialties and rated high-performing in four adult specialties and nine procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical community as well as a teaching hospital. Notably, it earned a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Human Rights Campaign Foundation “Healthcare Equity Index,” which is the national LGBTQ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare communities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ patients, visitors, and employees.
  • El Camino Hospital is rated high-performing in one adult specialty and seven procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical community. El Camino Hospital is a non-profit hospital with 420 beds based on a 41-acre campus in Mountain View, California.
  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center in Santa Clara, CA is rated high performing in six adult procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical community.

Weather and Climate

San Jose has a Mediterranean type of climate with warm, dry summers and wet, mild winters. During the summer the city receives a high volume of direct sunlight. On average, the humidity level for San Jose is roughly 74%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of January at roughly 80%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low80°F82°F (July)56°F (June)60°F63°F (February)42°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating13 (Good)66 during October (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationInclement weather1”2” (January)Earthquakes (high), wildfires, drought

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Santa Clara County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party73.37%20.77%5.86%

Population

Population city properPopulation metro areaPopulation density1,100,0001,100,0002,257 people per square mile

Age

Median60+70+80+369%5%3%

Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree17%41%17%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more35.4%3.0%32%0.5%0.5%26%5.2%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens23,873396

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans6%68%8%10%4%4%

San Jose is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

San Jose is right in the heart of Silicon Valley, which means it invests in its city and helps it grow. San Jose receives lots of support for their 25 museums in order to create unique, memorable experiences for the community. Some of the top museums include the San Jose Museum of Art, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the world-renowned Computer History Museum.

San Jose’s rolling hills and year-round sunshine also make it a golfer’s paradise. You can play one of nine local or championship golf courses, including two signature Jack Nicklaus golf courses. The nice weather also allows for a good amount of hiking, walking on trails, and general outdoor activity.

For sports fans, you’re located right by Levi’s Stadium, host to the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. If you prefer an indoor sport, the NHL’s San Jose Sharks also play nearby.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in California

There are 20 independent living facilities near San Jose, California. See the full list.

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