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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a San Jose 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 San Jose, 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 San Jose or another care type is right for you. Browse 124 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in San Jose.

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Atria Willow Glen

1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125

4.2
(77 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Willow Glen provides all the comforts of home in a resort-like community. Invite family and friends to enjoy a walk through courtyards with lush landscaping and koi ponds, or take an outing to nearby downtown San Jose. Atria Willow Glen offers easy access to shopping, banks, medical...

Belmont Village San Jose

500 South Winchester Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95128

4.3
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Belmont Village of San Jose, California is located in a city that is renowned for its quality of life, beautiful climate, and variety of exciting cultural, recreational, educational and entertainment opportunities. The facility is ideally situated directly across the street from the famed...

Atria Evergreen Valley

4463 San Felipe Road, San Jose, CA 95135

4.4
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Evergreen Valley provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents...

Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

1420 Curci Drive, San Jose, CA 95126

4.1
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood, Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen offers easy senior living in a modern building with large apartments. Enjoy the small-town feel and being within walking distance of outdoor cafes, coffee shops, boutiques and bookstores. The high-ceilinged, airy building...

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Brookdale San Jose

1009 Blossom River Way, San Jose, CA 95123

4.2
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Experience the Good LifeWhile we are a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in San Jose, California, you might get the impression you stumbled upon a family reunion when you show up on our doorstep for the first time. Our team will greet you with warm smiles and you’ll hear the sound of...

Atria Almaden NOW OPEN

4610 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118

5.0
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Now Open in South San Jose, Atria Almaden is a modern senior living community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. Conveniently located near Thousand Oaks Park and Santana Row, the community offers what you are looking for in...

Ivy Park at San Jose

4855 San Felipe Rd, San Jose, CA 95135

3.9
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise Villa San Jose in beautiful San Jose, California is an independent and assisted living community which also specializes in the care of dementia.It would be difficult to imagine a more perfect setting for making the most of one's senior years than at Sunrise Villa San Jose in the upscale...

Westgate Villa

5425 Mayme Ave, San Jose, CA 95129

3.6
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Westgate Villa is an assisted living community providing memory care in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California. Our magnificent community is located proximally to the Silicon Valley looking on the mountain view of Hamilton. San Jose city is perfect for relaxation and family getaways. With the...

Oakmont of San Jose

917 Thornton Way, San Jose, CA 95128

4.0
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakmont of Silver Creek NOW OPEN

3544 San Felipe Rd, San Jose, CA 95128

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Belmont Village Los Gatos (Opening Spring 2022)

5121 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Belmont Village brings more than two decades of experience to its peerless Assisted Living and award-winning Memory Care. Our newest community in the Bay Area will offer the unique balance of innovative, research-based programming, best-in-class care and resident-centered living that Belmont...

Lincoln Glen Manor

2671 Plummer Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125

3.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Lincoln Glen Manor provides an assisted living community for seniors who are looking to be a part of all that San Jose, Santa Clara County, California has to offer. This community offers the memory care that seniors need along with a great location. The beautiful city of San Jose provides...

Villa Fontana Retirement

5555 Prospect Road, San Jose, CA 95129

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Here at Villa Fontana Retirement we understand the importance of family. In fact this senior living facility is family owned, so they go from one family to another. Our property is recently remodeled and a beautiful place to live right here in San Jose, CA. We have been in business for 20 years...

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Union City

33883 Alvarado Niles Road, Union City, CA 94587

4.8
(202 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

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 Park of San Mateo

2883 South Norfolk Street, San Mateo, CA 94403

4.0
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria has served the families of San Mateo. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance its beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities, including...

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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 San Jose, CA

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — 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 San Jose, CA

The median monthly cost for a private room in a San Jose nursing home is about $13,566, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of California is around $10,646, according to Genworth.

For this type of elder care, San Jose, California offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

Living in San Jose is very expensive as it is the largest city at the center of Silicon Valley, one of the country’s most technologically innovative regions. In total, the San Jose cost-of-living index is rated 115 points higher than the national average of 100. The grocery index is also quite high at 14 points above the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income
215 114 $2,338 22.5% $711,511 $96,662

Local Hospitals

There are 13 general hospitals that service the emergency needs of the greater San Jose area. Three of the top-rated hospitals in San Jose are:

  • Stanford Health Care is ranked No. 12 on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll, it is nationally ranked in 10 adult specialties and rated high-performing in four adult specialties and nine procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical community as well as a teaching hospital. Notably, it earned a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Human Rights Campaign Foundation “Healthcare Equity Index,” which is the national LGBTQ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare communities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ patients, visitors, and employees.
  • El Camino Hospital is rated high-performing in one adult specialty and seven procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical community. El Camino Hospital is a non-profit hospital with 420 beds based on a 41-acre campus in Mountain View, California.
  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center in Santa Clara, CA is rated high performing in six adult procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical community.

Weather and Climate

San Jose has a Mediterranean type of climate with warm, dry summers and wet, mild winters. During the summer the city receives a high volume of direct sunlight. On average, the humidity level for San Jose is roughly 74%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of January at roughly 80%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
80°F 82°F (July) 56°F (June) 60°F 63°F (February) 42°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
13 (Good) 66 during October (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Inclement weather
1” 2” (January) Earthquakes (high), wildfires, drought

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Santa Clara County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
73.37% 20.77% 5.86%

Population

Population city proper Population metro area Population density
1,100,000 1,100,000 2,257 people per square mile

Age

Median 60+ 70+ 80+
36 9% 5% 3%

Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
17% 41% 17%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
35.4% 3.0% 32% 0.5% 0.5% 26% 5.2%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
23,873 39 6

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
6% 68% 8% 10% 4% 4%

San Jose is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

San Jose is right in the heart of Silicon Valley, which means it invests in its city and helps it grow. San Jose receives lots of support for their 25 museums in order to create unique, memorable experiences for the community. Some of the top museums include the San Jose Museum of Art, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the world-renowned Computer History Museum.

San Jose’s rolling hills and year-round sunshine also make it a golfer’s paradise. You can play one of nine local or championship golf courses, including two signature Jack Nicklaus golf courses. The nice weather also allows for a good amount of hiking, walking on trails, and general outdoor activity.

For sports fans, you’re located right by Levi’s Stadium, host to the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. If you prefer an indoor sport, the NHL’s San Jose Sharks also play nearby.

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.

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