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About 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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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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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About 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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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Cortona Park

150 Cortona Way, Brentwood, CA 94513

3.9
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

When you join our community in Brentwood, Calif., one of the most affluent areas in Los Angeles, we’ll surround you with upscale residential beauty and the most plush comforts and conveniences you can find in assisted living. Our assisted living lifestyle provides all the independence you want...

Oakmont of Mariner Point

2400 Mariner Sq. Drive, Alameda, CA 94501

4.3
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakmont of Mariner Point assisted living community situated in Alameda, Alameda County, California provides seniors with a safe place to live. This community offers the memory care that seniors are looking for in a location that is peaceful and good. When a senior chooses this community they will...

Campbell Village

290 N San Tomas Aquino Rd, Campbell, CA 95008

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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.  ...

Sunrise of San Mateo

955 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Oakmont of Montecito

4756 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94521

4.1
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Montecito is a premier retirement community situated on a lush five-acre campus with views of the rolling hills and direct access to Galindo Creek and Newhall Park. Montecito provides quality, comfort and a continuum of care with five-star services and amenities. Here, an active lifestyle...

Acacia Creek

34400 Mission Boulevard, Union City, CA 94587

4.6
(15 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Acacia Creek Lifestyles culture incorporates leading research on healthy living and aging. We are proud to be the only “Certified Center for Successful Aging” in the Bay Area (1 in 21 nationwide) and one of over 65 accredited “Masterpiece Living Communities”. Acacia Creek’s “Successful...

Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care

19960 Santa Maria Ave, Castro Valley, CA 94546

4.0
(15 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Our community offers exemplary services and amenities, with a professional care staff to accommodate our residents’ individual needs. We encourage residents to eat well, make new friends, seek out creative pursuits, refine skills, revisit old hobbies, and discover new passions.Our Lifestyle...

Belmont Village Albany

1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706

4.0
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Ivy Park at Salinas

1320 Padre Dr, Salinas, CA 93901

4.3
(12 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Make yourself at home at Sunrise Villa Salinas in Salinas, California. Nestled in the gorgeous Salinas Valley, Sunrise Villa Salinas distinctive architecture and design combines elegance with the warm, inviting comforts of home. A central courtyard features a breathtaking garden and landscaped...

BridgePoint at Los Altos

1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Sunrise of Burlingame

1818 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010

4.5
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Sunrise of Burlingame, we have a philosophy built around the individual: We treat each resident with the respect and care only a personalized approach and tailored services can deliver. From assisted living and memory care to short-term stays and hospice relationships, our communities provide...

Oakmont of Concord

1401 Civic Ct, Concord, CA 94520

4.8
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

About Oakmont of ConcordOakmont of Concord is a luxury retirement community situated on a lush campus with scenic views, industry renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. We are also very close to shopping, fine dining, the arts, and world-class entertainment.If an active lifestyle is what...

Sunrise of Palo Alto

2701 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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 California...

Merrill Gardens at Campbell

2115 South Winchester Boulevard, Campbell, CA 95008

4.3
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 Retirement LLC

1340 Pomeroy Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95051

3.9
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Lincoln Villa

41040 Lincoln Street, Fremont, CA 94538

3.9
(15 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

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...

Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

1010 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Madonna Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care

1335 Byron Dr, Salinas, CA 93901

4.0
(9 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

At Madonna Gardens, we give our residents the freedom to live the life they want with the peace of mind that comes with knowing helping hands are never far away. An inspired blend of modern convenience and care makes Madonna Gardens a place where the entire community can easily interact, enjoy...

Grand Lake Gardens

401 Santa Clara Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

4.8
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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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Cost of independent living in San Jose, CA

The average cost of senior living in San Jose is $5,068 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Freemont, CA with an average of $3,145 per month.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Services for seniors in San Jose, California

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Health care

Senior activities

In San Jose, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In San Jose, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

San Jose, California, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in San Jose include bus routes and train routes. Seniors may receive fare discounts. San Jose has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

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Health care

San Jose offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Kaiser Foundation Hospital-San Jose and the Regional Medical Center of San Jose.

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Senior activities

San Jose offers a variety of entertainment options. The city’s rolling hills and year-round sunshine make it the perfect place for outdoor activities. Seniors can enjoy strolling the city’s gardens, golfing at the local courses, or visiting the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo. San Jose also offers several historic sites and museums to explore — tour the infamous Winchester Mystery House to view peculiar architecture, view famous paintings at San Jose Museum of Art, or visit the beautiful Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph. Seniors can even visit the Cypress Senior Center to find new events.

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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.

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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 index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income
215 114 $2,338 22.5% $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 temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
80°F 82°F (July) 56°F (June) 60°F 63°F (February) 42°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
13 (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 precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Inclement weather
1” 2” (January) Earthquakes (high), wildfires, drought

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Santa Clara County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
73.37% 20.77% 5.86%

Population

Population city proper Population metro area Population density
1,100,000 1,100,000 2,257 people per square mile

Age

Median 60+ 70+ 80+
36 9% 5% 3%

Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
17% 41% 17%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
35.4% 3.0% 32% 0.5% 0.5% 26% 5.2%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
23,873 39 6

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
6% 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.

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