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Senior housing types near Walnut Creek, CA

  • The Heritage Downtown

    The Heritage Downtown

    1785 Shuey Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (9)
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    The Heritage Downtown 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...

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  • Byron Park

    Byron Park

    1700 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (6)
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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...

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  • Atria Valley View

    Atria Valley View

    1228 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
    (31)
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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...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

    1010 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549
    (8)
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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...

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  • Oakmont of Concord

    Oakmont of Concord

    1401 Civic Ct, Concord, CA 94520
    (4)
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    About Oakmont of Concord Oakmont 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...

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  • Brookdale Diablo Lodge

    Brookdale Diablo Lodge

    950 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526
    (14)
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    Home Comforts with Luxury Amenities Some seniors might think retirement means falling asleep in an armchair and counting down the minutes until your next television program comes on. But that doesn’t have to be your experience. Instead of settling for a life of isolation and boredom, you can...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618
    (7)
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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...

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  • The Point at Rockridge

    The Point at Rockridge

    4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611
    (29)
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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,...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    (93)
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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...

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  • Grand Lake Gardens

    Grand Lake Gardens

    401 Santa Clara Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
    (7)
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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,...

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  • The Lake Merritt

    The Lake Merritt

    1800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    (6)
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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...

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  • Lake Park a CCRC

    Lake Park a CCRC

    1850 Alice St, Oakland, CA 94612
    (1)
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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...

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  • Belmont Village Albany

    Belmont Village Albany

    1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
    (8)
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    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...

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  • Marymount Villa

    345 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (28)
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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...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (114)
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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...

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  • Sycamore Hills By the Bay

    Sycamore Hills By the Bay

    1550 Sycamore Ave, Hercules, CA 94547
    (5)
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    Sycamore Hills by the Bay apartments is the San Francisco Bay Area's newest apartment community for the 55+ senior! Sycamore Hills By the Bay is located in Hercules, CA, and offers convenient access to pubic transportation, shopping, and dining.

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  • Sunrise Villa San Ramon

    Sunrise Villa San Ramon

    9199 Fircrest Ln, San Ramon, CA 94583
    (16)
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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...

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  • Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    2431 Mariner Square, Alameda, CA 94501
    (5)
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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...

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  • Bay Park

    Bay Park

    2621 Appian Way, Pinole, CA 94564
    (17)
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    Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Perched atop hills overlooking San Francisco bay, you'll love our beautiful views, magnificent facilities and caring staff. Residents also appreciate the convenience of living in a community just minutes...

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  • Landmark Villa

    Landmark Villa

    21000 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
    (22)
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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...

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  • The Commons at Dallas Ranch

    The Commons at Dallas Ranch

    4751 Dallas Ranch Rd, Antioch, CA 94531
    (30)
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    The Commons at Dallas Ranch, where elegance and excellence go hand in hand. The beautiful city of Antioch, California is located just east of the East Bay, within easy reach of the San Francisco Bay area and all its dining, cultural and, shopping attractions. Antioch is home to The Commons at...

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  • Quail Lodge

    Quail Lodge

    4850 Deer Valley Road, Antioch, CA 94509
    (29)
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    At Quail Lodge, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. We offer free wi-fi. Free resident parking available at our location. All meals are provided to residents. Dining includes...

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  • Vallejo Hills Retirement Community

    Vallejo Hills Retirement Community

    350 Locust Drive, Vallejo, CA 94591
    (15)
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    Vallejo Hills Retirement Community is an Independent and Assisted Living community located in a wooded, hillside setting in Vallejo, California with sweeping views from the Carquinez Strait, across San Pablo Bay to Mount Tamalpais, and over to Mare Island. Vallejo is a vibrant and thriving city in...

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  • Cortona Park

    Cortona Park

    150 Cortona Way, Brentwood, CA 94513
    (16)
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    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 and a...

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  • Westmont Living of Brentwood

    450 John Muir Parkway, Brentwood, CA 94513
    (34)
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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...

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  • North Bay Retirement Community

    North Bay Retirement Community

    2261 Tuolumne Street, Vallejo, CA 94589
    (24)
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    North Bay Retirement community is an independent living and assisted living community in Vallejo, California. Our community boasts stunning views that overlook the Mare Island Straits and the Napa River. Located near Richardson Park and Dan Foley Park, North Bay Retirement Community has a prime...

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  • Acacia Creek

    34400 Mission Boulevard, Union City, CA 94587
    (15)
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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...

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  • The Broadmoor

    The Broadmoor

    1499 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (8)
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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...

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  • The Carlisle

    The Carlisle

    1450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (3)
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    The Carlisle is a boutique retirement community in the heart of San Francisco. Residents are renters and as they age we provide care in the privacy of their apartment. Prospective residents must pass a health evaluation and be independent upon move in. The Carlisle is a licensed RCFE community...

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  • Heritage Estates

    900 East Stanley Blvd., Livermore, CA 94550
    (14)
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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...

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  • Fremont Retirement Community

    Fremont Retirement Community

    2860 Country Drive, Fremont, CA 94536
    (32)
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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...

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  • Oakmont of Montecito

    4756 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94521
    (17)
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    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 promotes...

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  • Casa Sandoval Senior Living

    1200 Russell Way, Hayward, CA 94541
    (28)
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    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 MorningStar...

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  • Bethesda Christian Retirement Center

    22427 Montgomery Street, Hayward, CA 94541
    (2)
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    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 gardens...

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  • The Paloma at Oakland Hills

    The Paloma at Oakland Hills

    4690 Tompkins Ave, Oakland, CA 94619
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  • Rose of Sharon

    1600 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94606
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  • Heritage Haven

    389 Juana Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577
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  • City Center at Fremont (Opening Fall 2018)

    TBD, Fremont, CA 94539
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Walnut Creek, California

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a harmony between an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about the upkeep of basic tasks and chores. Frequent needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, which permits residents more opportunities to live life as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and more time can be spent with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies vary between locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent care providers. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to keep in mind when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the care plan: initial assessment fee, housekeeping, meals, Waiting list deposit, utilities, private phone, field trips, and internet access. The amenities associated with independent living include transportation, private rental hall, community activities, beauty salon & barber shop, golf course, concierge services, restaurant-style dining hall, and laundry service.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a big influence when determining which care option is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Walnut Creek is about 20.4% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Walnut Creek is about $1,711 and the median home value for Walnut Creek is approximately $691,531.

Demographics and Values

The total population of Walnut Creek consists of 69,773 people. Walnut Creek has a population density of 1,363 people per square mile. In terms of education, 25.6% have a graduate degree, 62.9% have a college degree, and 10.1% have a high-school diploma. In Walnut Creek, 8.1% of the people are veterans. Demographically, Walnut Creek is 9.2% Hispanic, 76.8% white, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Native American, 14.8% Asian, 1.7% other or not specified, 4.8% mixed race, and 1.5% black. In Walnut Creek, 7.0% live in poverty, 13.4% have some form of disability, 55.8% participate in the labor force, and 8.5% are widowed. Out of the total city population, 53.4% are female and 46.6% are male. The median age of Walnut Creek is 49 years old.

State Information

An overview of California

Overall, California ranks 19th out of all states in quality of life and 7th in healthcare. In terms of resources, California has a cost of living index of 138.7, a grocery index rating of 121.4, and a housing index rating of 227.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers that service a population of 39,715,372. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica's UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-one percent of California residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 23,558 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

On average, California has an air quality index rating of around 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. California experiences an average humidity rating of about 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Joshua tree, California fan palm, jojoba, and redwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the snakes, the whales, the black bears, or the cougars. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.