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Baywood Court

  21966 Dolores Street
Castro Valley, CA 94546

Landmark Villa

  21000 Mission Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94541

Pacifica Senior Living - San Leandro

  348 West Juana Ave
San Leandro, CA 94577

Brookdale San Ramon

  18888 Bollinger Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA 94583

Broadmoor Plaza

  232 E. 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94577

Allen Temple Gardens

  10121 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621

E.E. Cleveland Manor

  2611 Alvingroom Ct.
Oakland, CA 94605

Allen Temple Arms I

  8135 International Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94621

Allen Temple Arms II

  1388 81st Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621

Allen Temple Manor

  7607 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621

Atria Valley View

  1228 Rossmoor Parkway
Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Vintage Court

  2499 Decoto Road
Union City, CA 94587

Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

  1010 Second St
Lafayette, CA 94549

Cardinal Point

  2431 Mariner Square Dr
Alameda, CA 94501

Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

  5238 Coronado Ave
Oakland, CA 94611

Atria Walnut Creek

  1400 Montego
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Cogir of Fremont

  2860 Country Drive
Fremont, CA 94536

Atria Lafayette

  1545 Pleasant Hill Road
Lafayette, CA 94549
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18 Independent Living Communities in the Castro Valley Area

Baywood Court

Friendship, Community and Security

  •  21966 Dolores Street, Castro Valley, CA 94546
  • Restaurant style dining with gourmet and special diet menu selections
  • A variety of activities, programs, and meaningful volunteer opportunities
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • Woodworking Shop
  • The Baywood Court Computer Lab enables residents to write their autobiography, trace their genealogy, research topics of interest, or simply surf the Internet.

Landmark Villa

Enjoy the active retirement lifestyle of upscale independent living

  •  21000 Mission Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94541
  • Set on six acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard and two lovely garden areas with many large trees and birds
  • 97 apartments on three floors
  • Yard work, housekeeping, meal preparation, even transportation,” is taken care of for you
  • With its warm, family-friendly atmosphere, Emeritus at Landmark Villa feels like home the moment you walk through the doors
  • Wide range of activities each month, including exercise classes and community outings to the Oakland Zoo

Pacifica Senior Living - San Leandro

The Right Choice. The Right Time. Welcome Home.

  •  348 West Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577
  • Fully-Equipped Apartments with Kitchens
  • Three Nutritious Meals a Day with Choice of Entrees
  • Beauty Salon and Barber Shop
  • Emergency Call System in Each Room
  • Arts and Crafts Room

Brookdale San Ramon

San Ramon Independent and Assisted Living

  •  18888 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583
  • Studio apartments and one bedroom suites
  • Library, comfortable living rooms and social meeting areas
  • Month to month rental, no buy-in required
  • Anytime Dining served restaurant style
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

Broadmoor Plaza

WELCOME TO BROADMOOR PLAZA!

  •  232 E. 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
  • Spacious one-bedroom apartments with insulated double-paned windows which guarantee noise reduction
  • Emergency call system that alerts local crisis personnel in case of an emergency
  • A computer lab for internet surfing or simply keeping in touch with business and family concerns
  • A cozy fireplace where one can read quietly or enjoy the company of fellow residents
  • An outdoor patio and garden with grilling equipment for fun barbeques and summer cook-outs

Allen Temple Gardens

Set alongside Oakland's International Boulevard, Allen Temple Gardens provides 50 affordable apartments in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area.

  •  10121 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94621
  • Spacious one bedroom apartments
  • A well-designed community room used during activities and events
  • Exercise Room with treadmill, exercise bike, weights and other equipment
  • A library that boasts of a selection of books and magazines, computer and copier machine for resident use
  • Outdoor patio with deep pit BBQ for summer cook-outs

E.E. Cleveland Manor

54 apartments in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area

  •  2611 Alvingroom Ct., Oakland, CA 94605
  • Spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments
  • Full bathrooms and kitchens
  • A community garden that provides residents access to satisfying labor and a sense of community and connection to other residents
  • A computer lab for internet surfing or simply keeping in touch with business and family concerns
  • An outdoor patio with grilling equipment for fun barbeques and summer cook-outs

Allen Temple Arms I

WELCOME TO ALLEN TEMPLE ARMS

  •  8135 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94621
  • Spacious one bedroom and studio apartments
  • A well-designed community room used during activities and events
  • A library that boasts of a selection of books and magazines, computer and copier machine for resident use
  • Tastefully landscaped grounds with mature trees and flowers
  • Gated and well-lighted resident and visitor parking

Allen Temple Arms II

WELCOME TO ALLEN TEMPLE ARMS

  •  1388 81st Avenue, Oakland, CA 94621
  • Spacious one bedroom and studio apartments
  • Emergency call system that alerts an alarm monitoring company in case of an emergency
  • A well-designed community room used during activities and events
  • Outdoor patio with deep pit BBQ for summer cook-outs
  • Scheduled grocery trips every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Allen Temple Manor

Welcome to Allen Temple Manor

  •  7607 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94621
  • Spacious one bedroom apartments
  • Full size freezer/refrigerator and electric range/oven
  • Fully-carpeted with vertical blinds
  • A well-designed community room used during activities and events
  • Ample space for parties, birthdays, holiday and other events

Atria Valley View

Interested in Assisted Living Communities in Walnut Creek, CA?

  •  1228 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
  • 24-hour availability of a trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • A full-time director for events and activities
  • Anytime Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Vintage Court

We welcome you home to Vintage Court!

  •  2499 Decoto Road, Union City, CA 94587
  • Private patio entries/balconies
  • Furnished clubhouse with adjoining fully equipped kitchen, recreation room/lounge, and dance floor
  • Planned social activities
  • Sparkling pool and spa
  • Walking distance from market, post office, senior center, park, library, bank and more.

Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

Lafayette Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care

  •  1010 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549
  • 85 senior living apartments. Choose from studios, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care services. Take advantage of personal care services if needed
  • Anytime Dining. Enjoy fresh, restaurant-style meals served on your schedule - 7 am to 7 pm - 7 days a week
  • Active Living. Pursue physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual interests

Cardinal Point

We are the Luxury Retirement Community you have been searching for...

  •  2431 Mariner Square Dr, Alameda, CA 94501
  • Cardinal Point brings waterfront views together with luxury living.
  • Our Executive Chef makes each meal a fine dining experience.
  • Complimentary Concierge Service makes daily tasks easier than ever.
  • Complimentary Chauffeur Service makes getting around town a breeze.
  • Professional and Courteous staff that is here to serve you 24/7.

Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

Concierge services, scheduled transportation, weekly housekeeping and much more!

  •  5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
  • 127 senior living apartments. Choose from studios, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care services. Take advantage of personal care services if needed
  • Anytime Dining. Enjoy fresh, restaurant-style meals served on your schedule - 7 am to 7 pm - 7 days a week
  • Active Living. Pursue physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual interests

Atria Walnut Creek

Discover Vibrant Assisted Living and Memory Care in Walnut Creek, California!

  •  1400 Montego, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  • 24-hour availability of a trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • A full-time director for events and activities
  • Anytime Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Cogir of Fremont

Discover the rewards of a life well lived!

  •  2860 Country Drive, Fremont, CA 94536
  • Studio, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Kitchenette in every apartment
  • Fitness area with indoor pool
  • Anytime Dining served restaurant style
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

Atria Lafayette

Enjoy Graceful Assisted Living in Lafayette, CA

  •  1545 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Panoramic view dining room
  • Stadium seating in state-of-the-art entertainment theater
  • Private family dining with full kitchen available
  • Large common areas throughout with exquisite residential-style furnishings
  • 103 distinctive studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments.

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.

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