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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 95 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Petaluma.

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Muirwoods Memory Care

750 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954

4.6
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Springfield Place

101 Ely Blvd. S., Petaluma, CA 94954

3.9
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Sunrise of Petaluma

815 Wood Sorrel Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954

4.4
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

About Sunrise of PetalumaCommunity & Location Highlights:Minutes from historic downtown Petaluma, CAQuiet residential neighborhoodBeautiful views of the Sonoma MountainsNear Petaluma Valley HospitalClose to shopping, dining, and golfingIndependence, fun, and friends—Sunrise of Petaluma in...

Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577

4.9
(199 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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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Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606

4.3
(122 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Mission Villa

995 East Market Street, Daly City, CA 94014

4.8
(129 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Specialized Memory Care program uniquely designed to meet all of our residents’ cognitive, social and physical needs. Complimentary scheduled transportation, medication management, daily housekeeping and more! Pacifica Senior Living Mission Villa is strictly a Dementia and Alzheimer's Memory Care...

Atria Burlingame

250 Myrtle Road, Burlingame, CA 94010

4.7
(124 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Set within the City of Trees on the San Francisco Peninsula, Atria Burlingame offers a progressive senior living community for active adults. We're located across the street from Washington Park, which provides scenic views for nearly every apartment. We are also convenient to the shops and...

Pacifica Senior Living Healdsburg

725 Grove Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448

4.8
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

INDEPENDENT LIVINGApartments are rented on a monthly basis. Our studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are fully carpeted, with individual climate control and emergency call systems. At Healdsburg Senior Living, you will enjoy the privacy of your own individual apartment within a community of...

Pacifica Senior Living Vacaville

431 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville, CA 95687

4.7
(70 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living of Vacaville is a community specifically designed for the care of those with Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia related conditions.Our unique community consists of five charming cottages, each with a maximum of 15 residents. Residents enjoy the comforts of home with a...

Solano Life House

575 S. Jefferson Street, Dixon, CA 95620

4.8
(67 reviews)

Semi-Private

Welcome to Solano Life House. My name is Mary Felix, and I have been dedicated to senior care for eighteen years, and passionate about distinguishing Solano Life House as its Administrator since 2015, with award winning Memory Care. When considering care, you’ll have some key interests, so I’ll...

The Village at Hayes Valley

624 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

4.1
(56 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Village at Hayes Valley is a 47-bed community offering specialized care for high-needs assisted living as well as innovative dementia dementia care. Located in San Francisco's vibrant Hayes Valley neighborhood and set in a beautifully restored Victorian, The Village at Hayes Valley imbues a...

Atria Daly City

501 King Drive, Daly City, CA 94015

4.0
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

At Atria Daly City, you'll find a serene and welcoming senior community with all the comforts of home. Residents enjoy a diverse social calendar with an extensive continued learning program. Surrounded by beautiful wooded walkways, Atria Daly City provides views of the courtyard or of the...

Parkrose Gardens of Fairfield

1095 E Tabor Ave, Fairfield, CA 94533

4.0
(44 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Parkrose Gardens of Fairfield has been under new ownership & new management since April 1, 2021. We feature all-inclusive care at Parkrose Gardens, so there aren’t any costly levels of care to worry about paying each month: $3,950/mo for a Companion Studio (all-inclusive care). $4,950/mo for a...

Atria Valley View

1228 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek, CA 94595

4.5
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Paulin Creek

2375 Range Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

3.8
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Good Times, Good CompanyIf you have higher expectations of your golden years than a standard senior living community, look no further. Nestled among historic redwoods and stunning views of Sonoma County vineyards, your new community gives you the freedom to redefine what it means to be...

Atria Walnut Creek

1400 Montego, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

4.3
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

As one of the most trusted senior living providers in the East Bay, Atria Walnut Creek has served families like yours for more than 10 years.With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a full-scale renovation to enhance the beauty and functionality of the community, indoors...

Magnolia Court

1111 Ulatis Dr, Vacaville, CA 95687

4.0
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Assisted Living and Memory Care support services for seniors. Our all-inclusive residential and care services include 24/7 staffing, three chef-prepared meals daily, weekly housekeeping, social and wellness activities, and transportation to shopping, social outings and appointments. Our...

The Point at Rockridge

4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611

4.0
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sagebrook Senior Living at San Francisco

2750 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118

4.3
(30 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Sagebrook Senior Living is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community located in the heart of San Francisco near Geary and Masonic. Centrally located, we are close grocery stores, restaurants, a shopping center, many tourist attractions, and several churches of diverse faiths. Sagebrook is...

Arbol Residences of Santa Rosa

300 Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

3.9
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbol Residences of Santa Rosa is a luxurious senior community located in desirable Northeast Santa Rosa, California. Our campus is set on 5 acres offering stunning views and breathtaking sunsets. We have an ideal location in Sonoma County near local shopping, dining and medical facilities. We...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Petaluma, CA

This timeless, charming small city offers easy access to numerous shopping centers, restaurants, and health care facilities in an attractive Northern California suburban layout. Petaluma residents enjoy a variety of local museums, parks, and festivals including the Petaluma Wildlife Museum and the Petaluma International Film Festival.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Petaluma are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Petaluma, CA

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $12,200 in the Petaluma area and $11,400 in the state of California, according to Genworth.

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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Petaluma are rated 30 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
130 163 125 128 122 118

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$96,044 per year $53,278 per year $81,877 per year $38,972 per year $46,922 per year $4,943 per year $1,213 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Petaluma include:

Petaluma Valley Hospital

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 70+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Sonoma Valley Hospital

  • Facility type: governmental, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 70+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, arthroscopy

Weather and Climate

Petaluma’s climate is classified as Mediterranean, meaning the area experiences warm, dry summers and mild winters. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 80%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
48°F 58°F 39°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
67°F 83°F 52°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 98

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 26″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
42 17.6% 61,489 4,276 per square mile 2.6

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.4% 4.5% 1.2% 21.9% 0.1% 5.3% 68.1%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Santa Rosa: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 78/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Sonoma County

Democratic Republican Other
70.7% 22.8% 6.5%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Petaluma include:

  • Riverfront Art Gallery
  • Petaluma Arts Center
  • Petaluma Historical Museum
  • Petaluma Wildlife Museum
  • Military Antiques & Museum
  • Petaluma Historical Library & Museum

Outdoor attractions in Petaluma:

  • McNear park
  • Walnut Park
  • Helen Putnam Regional Park
  • Sonoma Coast State Park

Petaluma’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Phoenix Theatre
  • Mystic Theatre
  • Petaluma Music Festival
  • Petaluma International Film Festival
  • Petaluma Village Premium Outlets
  • Petaluma Town Plaza Shopping Center

Transportation

Petaluma Transit offers intercity bus transportation throughout the Petaluma area. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Petaluma.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in California

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