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18 Independent Living Communities in the Canoga Park Area

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Atria Hillcrest

Vibrant Senior Living and Memory Care in Thousand Oaks, CA

  •  405 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 $$
  • Restaurant, bistro, and an outdoor dining and grilling space to connect over delicious meals
  • Movie theater and library for gathering with friends
  • Technology center to support ongoing learning in a modern environment
  • Most utilities included
  • Daily educational, social, cultural, and fitness opportunities

Vintage Crossing

Welcome to Vintage Crossing!

  •  6830 Jordan Avenue, Canoga Park, CA 91303 $
  • Furnished clubhouse with adjoining kitchen
  • Craft room with computer and internet access
  • Relaxing spa and upper deck verandas
  • Controlled access building with elevator
  • Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, banking and more

Fairwinds - West Hills

Come join us for Five-Star Fun.

  •  8138 Woodlake Avenue, West Hills, CA 91304 $$$
  • Beautiful two-story building with elevators
  • True restaurant dining in our elegant dining room
  • Comfortable lobby and lounges
  • Living room with fireplace
  • Computer center with internet access

The Village at NorthRidge

Perfect Balance of Contemporary Design and Resort-Like Tranquility!

  •  9222 Corbin Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324 $$$$
  • Resort-style dining in the Prairie Grille Restaurant, open 12-hours daily
  • Swimming Pool & Spa
  • Full-service Spa and Salon
  • The Majestic Theater
  • Each spacious residence comes equipped with a variety of features and amenities that are suitable for any lifestyle.

Pacifica Senior Living Northridge

You Are Home

  •  8700 Lindley Ave, Northridge, CA 91325 $$
  • A Spacious Relaxing Lobby
  • Welcoming Entry Veranda with Waterfall
  • Large Studio Apartments with Bath for Private or Shared Occupancy
  • Elegant and Spacious Dining Room with Restaurant Service and Bistro
  • Two Large Multipurpose Activity Rooms with Library, Game Areas, TV and Music Centers

Las Serenas

Welcome to Las Serenas Senior Apartments

  •  2090 Yosemite Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93063 $
  • Private balconies or patios
  • Active social calendar
  • Private access community
  • Recreational pool, spa and shuffleboard
  • Ideal location

The Village at Sherman Oaks

A Retirement Community Designed with You in Mind!

  •  5450 Vesper Avenue, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411 $$$$
  • Each spacious residence comes equipped with a variety of features and amenities that are suitable for any lifestyle.
  • Heated Swimming Pool & Spa
  • Billiards/Game Room
  • Greenhouse and raised container gardens
  • Beauty Salon/Barber

Vintage Paseo

Vintage Paseo is truly a wonderful place to live.

  •  2970 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, CA 93063 $
  • Private patio or balcony
  • Gas range with full-size oven and hood fan
  • Furnished clubhouse and library
  • Sparkling pool and spa
  • Planned social activities

The Reserve at Thousand Oaks

Bringing a Vibrant Beauty to Senior Living!

  •  3575 N Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 $$
  • The cuisine our chef specializes in - food that is wholly satisfying, using natural ingredients
  • Your personal concierge will create a worry-free atmosphere
  • Full range of spa services is just a hot stone's throw away from your front door
  • If you love spending time in the pool, join us for an instructor-led aquatics class
  • Access to your own private travel agency

University Village Thousand Oaks

Expect More from...Life

  •  3415 Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 $$$$
  • Over 60 acres of rolling hills and valleys
  • Gate-guarded, private community convenient to cultural offerings of Los Angeles
  • Formal dining room and casual lounge
  • Beauty salon/barbershop
  • Putting green, croquet court, bocce ball court

Twelve Oaks Senior Living

Come Home to Twelve Oaks

  •  2820 Sycamore Ave., Glendale, CA 91214 $
  • Come and take a stroll under the oaks, and you'll see what makes this community so special, and why our residents love being here.
  • Enjoy an expertly prepared meal in our comfortable dining room.
  • Socialize with friends and family in our parlor, library, game room and common areas.
  • Turn housekeeping cares over to our weekly service, while we look after all the landscaping and maintenance.
  • Gain added peace of mind from our 24-hour security and emergency call systems.

Scholl Canyon Estates

A Senior Living Community in Glendale, CA Designed with Your Needs in Mind!

  •  1551 E Chevy Chase Dr, Glendale, CA 91206 $$
  • Choice of studio, one bedroom unit or 2 bedroom/2 bath suites
  • Full kitchen with refrigerator & stove
  • Three chef-prepared meals per day
  • Wellness program & group exercise classes
  • Shopping & group excursions

Camarillo Senior Living - CA

Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing in Camarillo, CA

  •  6000 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, CA 93012 $$
  • Should you need a helping hand, we also offer complete customized assisted living services
  • Our community offers an innovative program in which we create specially designed memory care neighborhoods that provide a personalized and familiar setting tailored to each resident's unique needs
  • Our community offers 24-hour nursing supervision for residents requiring the highest level of care
  • Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard, walking trails and lovely gardens
  • 160 apartments on three floors

MorningStar of Pasadena

Pasadena Seniors’ Most Trusted Choice!

  •  951 S Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105 $$$
  • Bright and airy apartments
  • Patios and balconies available in some floorplans
  • Restaurant-style dining with daily specials
  • Private town car and van transportation service
  • State-of-the-art security and monitoring systems

FountainGlen at Pasadena

Luxurious 55+ Apartment Homes!

  •  775 East Union Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 $
  • Beautiful Landscaping
  • Conversation and Barbecue Grilling Areas
  • Soothing Spa/Hot Tub
  • Assigned Parking
  • Amazon Package Lockers

Brookdale South Bay

Senior Living in Torrance

  •  5481 W. Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503 $$$
  • Trade home maintenance for more free time
  • Learn new skills, such as Spanish or art, with available classes
  • Explore your creative side in arts and crafts studio
  • Multiple options for how to spend free time
  • Staff is available 24/7 for emergencies

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.