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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Santa Clarita, CA

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Photo of Sunrise at Sterling Canyon
1919 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
10
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55 reviews
10
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55 reviews
5 star
63%
4 star
25%
3 star
5%
2 star
5%
1 star
2%
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I had a problem with bus service to church (no bus driver available on Sundays) I was given an oportunity to find a friend to take me and bring me back. Then my friend was given a lunch in exchange for...
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.
Located in the heart of Valencia, Sunrise at Sterling Canyon is situated next door to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, across the street from Granary Square and just blocks away from Valencia Town Center Mall. Sunrise at Sterling Canyon sits just around the corner from the beautiful Vista...
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Photo of Atria Santa Clarita
1313 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
9.7
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65 reviews
9.7
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65 reviews
5 star
61%
4 star
23%
3 star
8%
2 star
2%
1 star
6%
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I am giving Atria a 5 on all 7 ! Everyone there was pleasant, helpful, and available when needed. Mom's room was kept clean and her needs were met. Atria says welcome when you walk in. The atmosphere is...
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.
Located in the Santa Clarita Valley, just north of Los Angeles with easy access to the 405 Freeway, Atria Santa Clarita is a vibrant community where seniors benefit from a simplified lifestyle, with discreet support from a 24-hour staff. In addition to independent and assisted living options,...
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Photo of Oakmont of Santa Clarita
1010 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
8.9
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13 reviews
8.9
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13 reviews
5 star
76%
4 star
8%
3 star
8%
2 star
0%
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8%
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My loved one was previously a resident at Oakmont of Santa Clarita and the experience was great. Everything about Oakmont was excellent. I would recommend this facility to others.
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.
Oakmont of Santa Clarita assisted living community provides seniors with the memory care that they need in the beautiful city of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California. This community offers its residents a safe and caring place to live, and the city of Santa Clarita has much to offer to...
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Photo of Oakmont of Valencia
1010 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
8.8
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11 reviews
8.8
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11 reviews
5 star
55%
4 star
27%
3 star
9%
2 star
0%
1 star
9%
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Overall everyone is very nice and caring. I'm struggling to find the chain of command when I have a an issue that needs to be addressed.
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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Photo of Pacifica Senior Living Santa Clarita
2424 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
8.1
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100 reviews
8.1
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100 reviews
5 star
70%
4 star
25%
3 star
2%
2 star
2%
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1%
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They have been so wonderful helping with the preparation of getting my mom in the facility. Special thanks to [name removed].
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.
Pacifica Senior Living offers a full spectrum of services and amenities, and will coordinate with you a specific program to meet your individual needs and lifestyle. Assisted Living offers independence while providing you with a lifestyle of leisure activities, meals with your friends and new...
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55 Photos available
1.0
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6 reviews
1.0
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6 reviews
5 star
17%
4 star
49%
3 star
17%
2 star
0%
1 star
17%
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Coming from out of state I was pleased with the ease of moving into a location I knew nothing about. The lease manager was informative and very helpful. Price was right.The location is outstanding for...
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Valley Oaks Village, our community of 55 years old and better welcomes newcomers. You will meet people with similar interests, giving you opportunities to foster deep friendships. Valley Oaks Village residents may take advantage of all the activities Santa Clarita has to offer. Our bus and...
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8.0
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6 reviews
8.0
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6 reviews
5 star
50%
4 star
0%
3 star
17%
2 star
0%
1 star
33%
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good food, sweet nurses, and nice maids, a fine community with personable manager, thanks. very good plumbing and balconies nicely. there are elevators, i was walking down the stairs one night and i thought...
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.
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Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: 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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Photo of Canterbury Village
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Willows Senior Citizen Apts.
Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of FountainGlen at Valencia
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome home to FountainGlen at Valencia, an apartment community designed especially for the active lifestyle of individuals 55 years of age and better. Nestled amongst the rolling hills and majestic mountains of the Santa Clarita Valley, this community offers the convenience of city life with...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
Photo of FountainGlen at Stevenson Ranch
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
An apartment community designed especially for the active lifestyle of individuals 55 years of age or better. Nestled between the Sierra Pelona, Santa Susanna and San Gabriel Mountain ranges. FountainGlen at Stevenson Ranch offers serene living along with spectacular views.Whether you are still...
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4 star
33%
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This community has been so flexible in working with me for my brother. The staff and management have been great. My brother is in a shared room and he is doing great, he is taking part in the activies and...
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.
Abbey Road Villa, formerly Caroline's Chateau, is an assisted living retirement community located in Sylmar, California.Residents enjoy private or semi-private rooms and share common dining and living areas, both indoor and outdoor, to encourage community and friendly social interaction. Senior...
Photo of Castaic Lake Senior Village
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Cost of independent living in Santa Clarita, CA

The average cost of senior living in Santa Clarita is $4,839 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Pasadena, CA with an average of $4,185 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Santa Clarita, CA vs. nearby cities

Santa Clarita, CA
$4,841/mo

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

Santa Clarita, CA
$4,841/mo
U.S. national average
$4,093/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Santa Clarita vs. other types of senior living

$5,706/mo
Independent Living
$4,841/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Santa Clarita, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$5,108/mo
Studio
$6,237/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,090/mo
2 Bedroom
$7,836/mo

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What families are saying about independent living in Santa Clarita

Recent reviews for independent living in Santa Clarita

Foothill Retirement in Tujunga, CA

4.4
What our family likes the most about the Foothill Retirement community is all the team work between the staff members working there. Friendly and staff that will help care for my mom's needed especially having the understanding to care for dementia seniors. Staff also understands family's ...
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Savant of West Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA

4.3
Garden of Palms community is absolutely lovely. The meals and dining service is excellent, and they activities they have for the residents are also excellent. We would absolutely recommend this community to others.

Brookdale Gardens of Tarzana

5.0
I have no complaints about the care my mother has been receiving at this community. The housekeeping does a great job at keeping her bedroom nicely maintained as well as the rest of the building. The staff have been very friendly and are always attentive to her needs. I overall have been very ...
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Santa Clarita independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Santa Clarita independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Santa Clarita, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Santa Clarita independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Santa Clarita partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Santa Clarita, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
16.7%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
27.8%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
27.8%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
33.3%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
11.1%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Santa Clarita independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Santa Clarita communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Santa Clarita, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
27.8%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
27.8%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
27.8%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
22.2%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Santa Clarita independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Santa Clarita offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Santa Clarita, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
27.8%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
16.7%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
16.7%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
33.3%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
27.8%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
33.3%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
27.8%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
16.7%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
22.2%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
27.8%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
27.8%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
22.2%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
22.2%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
27.8%
45.1%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Sunrise at Sterling Canyon, Sunrise of Beverly Hills and Pacifica Senior Living Northridge are the top-rated independent living facilities near Santa Clarita, California. See full list of communities.

There are 18 independent living facilities near Santa Clarita, California. See the full list.

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