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10 Best Nursing Homes in Petaluma, CA

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Petaluma nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Petaluma, CA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Petaluma or another care type is right for you. Browse 15 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Petaluma.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Railroad Square District, Terra Linda and Murray Park.
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Nursing homes facilities near Petaluma, CA

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Photo of Muirwoods Memory Care
1515 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.3
Review score
34 reviews
9.3
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34 reviews
5 star
67%
4 star
21%
3 star
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A few more activities for men even as simple as Sports on TV with someone rooting on teams to make men feel somewhat involved. Chair exercises? A little more not necessarily one on one but individual...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
Muirwoods Memory Care is a unique place where people experiencing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia are offered the opportunity to lead a fulfilling life. People don't lose their humanitywhen they lose their memory skills. What people with dementia lose is their ability to live comfortably...
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Photo of Cogir of Sonoma Senior Living
1717 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.8
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34 reviews
9.8
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34 reviews
5 star
67%
4 star
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3 star
9%
2 star
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The food varies between three and a half to four. Cogir is very well managed and maintained. They go out of their way to make the residents comfortable. Very positive. Nothing is perfect, but it's better...
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 Sonoma is a luxurious senior community in Sonoma, California. Located in a quiet residential area, our community is ideally situated near churches, banks, shopping, dining and medical facilities. Sonoma is a beautiful city with a rich history, counted among the world's finest...
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Photo of Atria Tamalpais Creek
1111 Photos available
1212 Floor plans available
Pricing promotions expiring soon
9.3
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39 reviews
9.3
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39 reviews
5 star
61%
4 star
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3 star
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2 star
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Very accommodating staff, laundry and cleaning staff is exceptional. Very helpful daily medication management. Food is ok, mostly frozen reheated meals, limited variety. I'm not sure how the activities are...
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.
Atria Tamalpais Creek is an enriching senior living community in Novato that promotes independence and active lifestyles. With an event-filled social calendar and amenities like a fitness center, outdoor garden and salon and spa, our residents enjoy an environment that encourages them to remain...
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Photo of Cogir of Rohnert Park Senior Living
1616 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
9.0
Review score
42 reviews
9.0
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42 reviews
5 star
53%
4 star
33%
3 star
7%
2 star
5%
1 star
2%
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Very disappointed for sudden departure of the Sales person who helped us acclimate. It has been a huge transition for my brother and making a personal connection greatly influenced our decision to move to...
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.
Rohnert Park Retirement Community is an independent and assisted living community located in Rohnert Park, California. Our community, located in Sonoma County, lies in the heart of wine country just a short drive north from San Francisco. Set on five acres of rolling hills and open pastures,...
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Photo of Clearwater at Sonoma Hills
2323 Photos available
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7.5
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13 reviews
7.5
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13 reviews
5 star
61%
4 star
23%
3 star
8%
2 star
0%
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Clearwater at Sonoma Hills is a wonderful, clean place with a friendly and caring staff. My mother has adjusted well and now calls it home (even though, of course, she would have preferred to be in her...
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.
Make a lifelong commitment to living well with Clearwater at Sonoma Hills, an assisted living & memory care community in Rohnert Park offering 94 well-appointed apartment homes with both private and shared living options. Our community encourages residents to live a purposeful life by...
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Photo of Windsong of Sonoma
1313 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
7.3
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33 reviews
7.3
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33 reviews
5 star
46%
4 star
33%
3 star
6%
2 star
6%
1 star
9%
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Good communication when looking at the place and asking questions. Afterwards, a bit confusing on who to talk to as there is no single point of contact for residents. Different people handle different...
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.
About Windsong of SonomaCommunity & Location Highlights:Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood with beautiful views of the Sonoma Mountains, minutes from historic downtown Petaluma, half an hour from the Sea Shore and 30 miles north of San Francisco.Our Central location provides easy...
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Photo of Sonoma Grove
1010 Photos available
7.0
Review score
5 reviews
7.0
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5 reviews
5 star
80%
4 star
20%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
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They have a beautiful back area. They need to improve on communication, and on having more staff. Overall, they need to hire more staff, especially for physical therapy.
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.
Sonoma Grove is a family owned Assisted Living facility specializing in memory care. It is located in the heart of Wine Country, Sonoma, California.Under new management, completely remodeled in 2020We are licensed by the State of California and are surveyed under Title 22 regulations.Our...
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Photo of Cogir on Napa Road Assisted Living and Memory Care
1919 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
3.0
Review score
15 reviews
3.0
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15 reviews
5 star
59%
4 star
27%
3 star
7%
2 star
7%
1 star
0%
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The staff is very friendly and very caring. Communication is very good between the staff and our family. They keep us well informed and up to date. The community is very neat, clean, has great food and...
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 Cogir on Napa Road! Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living, Memory and Hospice Care in Sonoma, California.Make yourself at home at Cogir on Napa Road, located in Sonoma, California. It's a friendly, flexible environment that celebrates your individuality and nurtures your soul. We...
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Photo of Springfield Place
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5 star
33%
4 star
52%
3 star
5%
2 star
10%
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This facility has exceeded my expectations. Due to the recent fire in the area, I had to find a place for my Mother very quickly and they were very cooperative and flexible in getting her in. When you first...
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.
Springfield Place offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who leads the industry in the development and management of retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Springfield Place we have set...
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I am so pleased and feel confident here. My loved one loves the care. She can't say enough good things about it! I wish my parents lived in the area so they could go there too! They've been great at...
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: 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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Photo of Creekwood Senior Home
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3 star
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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.
Photo of Adobe House of Petaluma
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
Photo of Bella Vista Village
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.
Photo of Senior Access
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
Photo of Golden Living Center of Sonoma
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: 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.
Have you suddenly found yourself looking for a nursing home? We know it isn't an easy task. There is so much information to learn and so many decisions to make. Whatever your specific needs, our goal is to provide compassionate care in a clean, comfortable setting where you will feel at home. We...

Cost of nursing homes in Petaluma, CA

The average cost of senior living in Petaluma is $5,769 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Napa, CA with an average of $5,411 per month.

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Petaluma, CA vs. nearby cities

Petaluma, CA
$5,629/mo
$5,961/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Petaluma, CA vs. the state and national average

Petaluma, CA
$5,629/mo
U.S. national average
$4,758/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Petaluma vs. other types of senior living

$5,600/mo
Nursing Homes
$5,629/mo

Median monthly costs of Nursing Homes in Petaluma, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$5,859/mo
Studio
$5,669/mo
1 Bedroom
$6,166/mo
2 Bedroom
$7,874/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Petaluma over time

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What families are saying about nursing homes in Petaluma

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Petaluma

Brookdale Chanate in Santa Rosa, CA

3.5
The staff is very friendly to my mom and to our family. They do take a serious interest in the care of the residents. However, it does appear that they are short staffed, since there is quite a delay in response times to emails/calls.

Springfield Place in Petaluma, CA

4.0
We toured a few different communities and this one seemed to be the best fit for my mom. She is doing well here.She is starting to meet new residents and make some friends. She is participating in some of the activities. She really likes the food. The community is always clean and well ...
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Nazareth Classic Care of Napa

5.0
My loved one thinks highly of the food. I have talked to the caregivers that assist my loved one. These caregivers call me and inform of anything going on with my loved. I believe the staff is very friendly. The community is taking care of my loved one. I am able to drop in and see my ...
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Petaluma nursing homes services and amenities

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

Availability of select care services in Petaluma nursing homes

Nursing homes communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of nursing homes partners in Petaluma that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Petaluma, CANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
66.7%
2.4%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
26.7%
9.5%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
80%
26%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
93.3%
26.6%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
73.3%
9.8%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
26.7%
0.8%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
80%
22.8%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
60%
7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
66.7%
17.3%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Petaluma nursing homes

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Petaluma Nursing Homes partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Petaluma, CANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
66.7%
3.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
40%
0.2%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
53.3%
5.4%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
6.7%
1.2%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Petaluma nursing homes

Nursing homes communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Petaluma partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Petaluma, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
40%
0.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
53.3%
1.4%
No sugar
No sugar
53.3%
1.4%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
66.7%
3.5%
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Availability of select dining options in Petaluma nursing homes

Our nursing homes communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Petaluma communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Petaluma, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
53.3%
0.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
53.3%
0.4%
Room service
Room service
53.3%
0.4%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
46.7%
0.7%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Petaluma nursing homes

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered nursing homes communities in Petaluma offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Petaluma, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
53.3%
0.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
46.7%
0.2%
Community service programs
Community service programs
40%
0.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
60%
6.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
60%
0.4%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
60%
6.5%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
60%
0.4%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
40%
0.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
60%
0.3%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
60%
0.4%
Live performances
Live performances
60%
0.4%
Dances
Dances
33.3%
0.2%
Fitness center
Fitness center
46.7%
0.3%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
60%
0.4%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Greenhills Care Home, Cogir of Sonoma Senior Living and The Inn on Villa Lane are the top-rated nursing homes facilities near Petaluma, California. See full list of communities.

There are 15 nursing homes facilities near Petaluma, California. See the full list.

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