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About 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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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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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About 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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About 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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About 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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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in San Jose, senior citizen apartments in San Jose might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in San Jose and consider their options. With 242 senior rentals in San Jose, CA, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale San Jose 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in San Jose, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

Senior Apartments Facilities in San Jose, CA

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Atria Park of Lafayette

1545 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette, CA 94549

4.1
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Park of Lafayette offers all the comforts of home, with just the right amount of care. Our dedicated staff provides 24-hour support to assisted living residents, as well as specialized care for those with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. With panoramic views of Mount Diablo, spacious...

Westmont of Pinole

2850 Estates Avenue, Pinole, CA 94564

3.4
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pinole Senior Village is a 72-unit residential care community for seniors with two distinct assisted living communities. Both communities offer choice of accommodations, meals, and senior focused activity programs. The Terrace, with 41 spacious studios, offers a variety of personal care services,...

Sunshine Villa A Merrill Gardens Community

80 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

4.3
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunshine Villa, A Merrill Gardens Community is a beautiful community located in the center of all the action. We are within walking distance of the Santa Cruz Wharf, beach and boardwalk. Our beautiful building has a charming personality—and a fascinating past—all its own. Sunshine Villa, A...

Landmark Villa

21000 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541

3.5
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Prestige Assisted Living at Manteca

1130 Empire Avenue, Manteca, CA 95336

4.2
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Prestige Senior Living at Manteca is a brand new, Tuscan-themed community. Conveniently located across the street from Diamond Oaks Park, our residents enjoy picnic lunches and barbecues while watching the playground, baseball fields and basketball courts come alive with families. Our...

Livermore Valley Senior Living

3356 East Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550

4.6
(19 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Livermore Valley Senior Living is the only state licensed 20-bed Assisted Living community in the East Bay with licensed nurses on staff every day of the week. We also have a Physician on staff (Dr. Peter Wong) that works closely with our residents and their families, reinforcing our philosophy...

Brookdale San Ramon

18888 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583

3.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our luxurious, inviting community, in the greater San Francisco/Oakland metropolitan area, encompasses the perfect assisted living experience, where each day you can choose from all kinds of life-enriching activities and programs to share with friends and neighbors. Continue to enjoy your...

Pacific Gardens

2384 Pacific Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

It feels like home.By choosing Pacific Gardens a family is assured that their loved one is well taken care of in a clean, comfortable home-like community. Pacific Gardens provides residents with nutritious fresh food, features engaging activities, and takes pride in their caring and competent...

Brookdale Diablo Lodge

950 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526

4.2
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Home Comforts with Luxury AmenitiesSome 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...

Sunrise of Sunnyvale

633 South Knickerbocker Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

3.6
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

About Sunrise of SunnyvaleCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in beautiful Sunnyvale, CANear El Camino HospitalRooftop garden with stunning views of the surrounding regionConvenient access via Highways 85, 101, 880 and 280Minutes from Sunnyvale Town Center, featuring Macy's and...

The Commons at Union Ranch

2241 North Union Road, Manteca, CA 95336

4.5
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Commons at Union Ranch, located in beautiful Manteca, California, is an excellent senior living community, which focuses on enhancing quality of life, while providing residents with caring assistance and companionship. As our loved ones age, there comes a time when it may be necessary to...

Sunrise of Oakland Hills

11889 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Community Highlights:* Conveniently located in a beautiful, safe residential neighborhood in the Oakland Hills* Multiple nurses on staff to manage resident well-being and complex medical situations* Accommodate many couples who want to stay together but have different care needs* Higher...

Brookdale Scotts Valley

100 Lockewood Lane, Scotts Valley, CA 95066

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Fewer Chores, More FunDo you want to experience a retirement rich in exciting events, activities and programs and free from the burden of household chores like cooking, cleaning, laundry and yard work? If that sounds like something you want for your life, we have good news. Your dream retirement...

Cadence Millbrae

1201 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030

3.6
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cadence Millbrae is ideally located across the street from Green Hills park and just 5 blocks from downtown Millbrae. Currently undergoing a top-to-bottom renovation, Cadence Living is transforming this majestic Spanish Colonial beauty into one of the most desirable lifestyle communities in all...

Sunrise of Belmont

1010 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002

4.0
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

About Sunrise of BelmontCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in Belmont, CANear the San Mateo Medical CenterNext to Carlmont Village Shopping CenterFantastic views of the San Francisco peninsula coastal hillsNear a library, art center and parkSunrise of Belmont in Belmont,...

Byron Park

1700 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94595

4.2
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled in the foothills of Walnut Creek, Byron Park is the premier choice for senior living in the East Bay. Since 1991, our dedicated staff has been serving the community with both independent and assisted living, creating a vibrant and safe atmosphere for residents to thrive. Invigorating...

Westmont of Morgan Hill

1160 Cochrane Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

4.0
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Westmont of Morgan Hill is an assisted living community located in Morgan Hill, CA, in Santa Clara County and home to about 38,000 people. An area considered to be part of Silicon Valley, Morgan Hill has relaxing parklike settings, shops, stores, restaurants and new homes. Residents will be able...

Cortona Park

150 Cortona Way, Brentwood, CA 94513

3.9
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Oakmont of Mariner Point

2400 Mariner Sq. Drive, Alameda, CA 94501

4.3
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakmont of Mariner Point assisted living community situated in Alameda, Alameda County, California provides seniors with a safe place to live. This community offers the memory care that seniors are looking for in a location that is peaceful and good. When a senior chooses this community they will...

Campbell Village

290 N San Tomas Aquino Rd, Campbell, CA 95008

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Campbell Village is owned by Premier Senior Care Group. A family operated company whose mission is to create a family-style atmosphere, providing quality care with compassion and understanding. We strive to assure our residents have a safe environment, healthy lifestyle and happiness.  ...

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Cost of senior apartments in San Jose, CA

The average cost of senior living in San Jose is $2,568 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Daly City, CA with an average of $1,450 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Services for seniors in San Jose, California

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Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

In San Jose, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In San Jose, California, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

San Jose, California, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in San Jose include bus routes and train routes. Seniors may receive fare discounts. San Jose has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

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Health care

San Jose offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Kaiser Foundation Hospital-San Jose and the Regional Medical Center of San Jose.

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Senior activities

San Jose offers a variety of entertainment options. The city’s rolling hills and year-round sunshine make it the perfect place for outdoor activities. Seniors can enjoy strolling the city’s gardens, golfing at the local courses, or visiting the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo. San Jose also offers several historic sites and museums to explore — tour the infamous Winchester Mystery House to view peculiar architecture, view famous paintings at San Jose Museum of Art, or visit the beautiful Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph. Seniors can even visit the Cypress Senior Center to find new events.

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Learn More About Senior Apartments in San Jose, CA

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and provide amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

Cost of Senior Apartments in San Jose, CA

In the state of California, the median monthly cost for a senior apartment is about $1,519.

When it comes to senior apartments, 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.

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