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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Union City, CA

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Photo of Pacifica Senior Living Union City
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I would recommend the facility. Mainly based on cost, small size of the memory care unit (=> good level of attention to patients), nice environment, responsive staff. The director of the memory care unit...
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 Union City is an assisted living senior community that is located in Union City, California. What makes our community unique is its program that is designed to enrich the body, mind, and soul. For the mind, Pacifica Senior Living Union City offers services such as...
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55 Floor plans available
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The staff was wonderful and helpful. Great for independent living with minimal assistance. She was supposed to receive med reminders twice a day, she never received even one. They never helped her shower, I...
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.
Cogir of Fremont Senior Living 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....
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We are very happy with Fremont Hills! I would say that Fremont Hills is a great assisted living place and that I would recommend it. We picked this community because;1) friendly caring staff 2) beautiful,...
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.
Welcome to Fremont Hills Assisted Living. We are proud to be Fremont's premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Fremont Hills Assisted Living is where residents can enjoy life and their families can have peace of mind, knowing that their loved ones are being cared for with dignity and...
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44 Floor plans available
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The day to day staff at MorningStar of Hayward is great, the administrative staff is okay. They need to hire accountants that know accounting. As for the food, sometimes it is a 2 (cold food) and sometimes...
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.
At Casa Sandoval, we promote independence through a vibrant, active and healthy senior living community.Our decisions and actions are rooted in an understanding of our residents’ needs, animated by the precepts within the MorningStar mission and core values (Casa Sandoval is managed by...
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Photo of Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care
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I will add one things about the leadership: Friendly, professional, and balanced leadership. I would recommend Carefield Castro Valley to others looking.
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.
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...
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Based on the experience we have had so far with the Landmark Villa, we have to say we love it. The people are so kind - including both the employees and the residents living there. In fact, the residents...
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.
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...
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The staff at Emerald Valley are generally friendly and accommodating. Communication with the family is difficult at times. It is sometimes difficult to speak to individuals in charge when you need questions...
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.
Emerald Valley offers 48 assisted living apartments with a variety of floor plans, full service bar/bistro, luxury spa and salon, wellness and fitness center, on-site, state-of-the-art movie theatre, outdoor terrace and so much more.Emerald Valley offers Luxury Studio Apartment, Private Terrace,...
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2020 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
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Ivy Park at Pleasanton has been a great experience over all. No complaints. The staff members there amazing here. They make it a fun environment for the residents by always having positive attitudes. My...
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.
Sunrise of Pleasanton is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Pleasanton, CA.
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Our experience was great with Arcadian Residential Community when our loved one was there. The community was very clean, and the staff were helpful and caring. Overall, we would recommend the community to...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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.
The Arcadian Residential Community assisted living is located in the beautiful city of Hayward. Located just 25 miles outside of San Francisco, Hayward has quiet parks with plenty of walking trails, an extensive list of culturally diverse restaurants, and numerous shops and businesses to visit....
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My mom lived at Scott Villa for 5 years and they took wonderful care of her. They are affordable (by comparison), clean, and run by the most caring, lovely staff. My mom was a tough case and they handled all...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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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Photo of Acacia Creek, a CCRC
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1.5
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1.5
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17 reviews
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Out of all the places we looked at this was the best community in the bay area. They have wonderful prices compared to other community's we toured. The community is nice and well-kept. The facility has...
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.
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...
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The food at this community is good and they keep it well taken care of. My brother is still adjusting to his surroundings. The staff are friendly, nice and trying to get him to socialize with the other...
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.
You will feel the elegance the moment you walk through the front door at Carlton Plaza Fremont, an active independent and assisted living community. The marble entry, comfortable fireplace and cozy conversation areas foster friendships and are a lovely place to entertain family.The courtyard is...
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Our loved one is happy with the meals and dining service so far. The activities are starting to come back, the weekends a little slower but during the week there is quite a lot of them to do. Starting from...
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.
Nestled in the beautiful tri-city valley, Aegis of Fremont is a new, luxuriously appointed assisted living community. Our building is designed on a smaller scale so it is more homelike and promotes socializing between staff and residents. With such amenities as aromatherapy, massage, a full...
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Take your time and visit the whole compass. They have a nice outdoor facility and great walking areas to enjoy. The staff is very friendly and helpful also. I would recommend this community to others...
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.
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...
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My Mom was living in our inlaw unit but did not connect with many people in our neighborhood. She complained of boredom and isolation. We had her tour Baywood Court and she was able to meet the people and...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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.
Baywood Court is a sociable non-profit senior community. Nestled in the welcoming town of Castro Valley and conveniently located near San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose. We are located in a quiet suburban neighborhood and minutes from, Bart, shopping, doctor’s offices and Eden hospital. For 24...
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Vintage Court Senior Apartments more than deserves this five star review. At the forefront of this stellar community is manager [name removed], leasing manager [name removed], and maintenance lead [name...
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.
Photo of Welcome Home Castro Valley
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If we could give the friendliness of the staff a 10 we would! When it comes to the activities, I wish they had more daily but my mom enjoys the ones they have a couple times a week. It is expensive but...
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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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.
Nestled in the hills of Union City overlooking the San Francisco Bay, the Pavilion at the Masonic Homes is a brand-new residence for seniors dealing with memory loss or requiring assistance with day-to-day activities. Surrounded by lush greenery and bay views, and with expert caregivers available...
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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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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Provides: Senior Apartments
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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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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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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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Provides: Independent Living
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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: 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.
At Aegis Gardens in Fremont, California, our focus on Chinese culture is reflected in everything we do. Our retirement community is designed to be warm and inviting with thoughtfully-designed architecture and interiors, exceptional menus, enticing activities, and caring Chinese-speaking staff....
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Provides: Assisted Living
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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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My mother stayed here from 2014 through 2016. I'm so grateful my mother had occasion to live at such a beautiful place, knowing what good care and love they showed her. I could always see how happy she was....
Provides: Assisted Living
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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.

Cost of independent living in Union City, CA

The average cost of senior living in Union City is $5,631 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Danville, CA with an average of $5,127 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Union City, CA vs. nearby cities

Union City, CA
$5,631/mo
$5,566/mo
$5,630/mo

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

Union City, CA
$5,631/mo
U.S. national average
$4,090/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Union City vs. other types of senior living

$6,313/mo
Independent Living
$5,631/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Union City, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,685/mo
Studio
$5,206/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,441/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,693/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Union City over time

Union City, CACA stateNational

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What families are saying about independent living in Union City

Recent reviews for independent living in Union City

Golden Heritage Living in San Jose, CA

5.0
This place is an excellent facility that specializes in the care of Chinese speaking people. It is well maintained and the staff is always ready to help. My mom lived there until she passed .

Ivy Park at Palo Alto

5.0
From the looks of our visits, my mom is experiencing a good, new lifestyle. She has made the transition just fine. We are getting the doctor set up and I am familiar with the staff. They are great workers and I think the facility is great too. The manager, staff, nurses, are all very nice, all ...
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Rosemont Gardens in San Leandro, CA

5.0
Excellent caring staff. Clean place. My Auntie [name removed] is here. I visited from Anaheim California. My auntie Husband just passed away. My auntie looked beautiful and happy. I talked with staff and they were very professional

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