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Atria Tamalpais Creek

  853 Tamalpais Avenue
Novato, CA 94947

Deer Park

  646 Canyon Road
Novato, CA 94947

Drake Terrace

  275 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

Springfield Place

  101 Ely Boulevard South
Petaluma, CA 94954

Vintage Chateau

  333 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954

Aldersly Garden Retirement Community

  326 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Cogir of Sonoma

  800 Oregon Street
Sonoma, CA 95476

Heritage Park at Hilltop

  3811 Lakeside Drive
Richmond, CA 94806

Cogir of North Bay

  2261 Tuolumne
Vallejo, CA 94589

Truewood by Merrill, Pinole

  2621 Appian Way
Pinole, CA 94564

Redwood Retirement Residence

  2350 Redwood Road
Napa, CA 94558

Cogir of Vallejo Hills

  350 Locust Drive
Vallejo, CA 94591

Cogir of Rohnert Park

  4855 Snyder Lane
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

The Inn on Villa Lane

  3255 Villa Lane
Napa, CA 94558

The Springs of Napa

  3460 Villa Lane
Napa, CA 94558

The Reserve at Napa

  710 Trancas Street
Napa, CA 94558
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16 Independent Living Communities in the Novato Area

Atria Tamalpais Creek

Embrace Engaging Senior and Assisted Living in Novato, CA, at Atria Tamalpais Creek!

  •  853 Tamalpais Avenue, Novato, CA 94947
  • 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

Deer Park

Novato is a wonderful little town, perfect for the retiree still on the go!

  •  646 Canyon Road, Novato, CA 94947
  • Chef-Prepared Meals: Enjoy three home-cooked daily meals prepared by our chef, served at your table in our dining room.
  • Fun Social Activities and Outings: Access a full activity calendar including: games, exercise, movies and many more fun weekly events.
  • Transportation: We offer local transportation for shopping trips, doctor's appointments and other scheduled activities and events!
  • Weekly Housekeeping Service: Enjoy your own personal housekeeper who will clean, vacuum, do light dusting, change your linens and bring you toilet tissue weekly.
  • Caring Live-In Managers Available to You 24/7: You'll have peace of mind knowing that our mangers live here too. Each apartment has an emergency communication system.

Drake Terrace

There is a vibrant, active feeling evident throughout our community

  •  275 Los Ranchitos Road, San Rafael, CA 94903
  • Full-size Kitchen
  • Spacious Floor Plans
  • Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes
  • Independent Living and Assisted Living
  • Three meals daily

Springfield Place

Come join us for Five-Star Fun.

  •  101 Ely Boulevard South, Petaluma, CA 94954
  • Two-story building in historic Petaluma in beautiful Sonoma county
  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments
  • Private dining room for family and guests
  • Comfortable lobby and lounges
  • Outdoor courtyard and walking path

Vintage Chateau

No matter your interests, Vintage Chateau will satisfy.

  •  333 N. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954
  • Personal security system available
  • Furnished clubhouse with adjoining fully equipped kitchen, recreation room/lounge and dance floor
  • Planned social activities
  • Sparkling pool, spa and gazebo
  • Walking distance from market, movies, restaurants and more

Aldersly Garden Retirement Community

The Retirement Community With A European Heritage Situated In An Intimate, Garden Setting.

  •  326 Mission Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • The immaculately maintained 3 and a half acre Aldersly garden campus is situated just a few minutes north of San Francisco
  • Independent Living - Private, garden apartments offer a range of floor plans, many suitable for couples.
  • Assisted Living - Rosenborg Assisted Living Center offers 30 state-of-the-art private apartments designed to provide more responsive, personalized assistance for its residents.
  • Health Care & Rehabilitation Center - Professional nurses provide daily oversight in our Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in the Kronborg Building.
  • The entire Aldersly staff is dedicated to the idea of providing the highest level of appropriate, knowledgeable, and personalized care.

Cogir of Sonoma

Discover the rewards of a life well lived!

  •  800 Oregon Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • One and two bedroom apartments
  • 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

Heritage Park at Hilltop

Heritage Park is a place where you can make yourself at home.

  •  3811 Lakeside Drive, Richmond, CA 94806
  • Emergency Pull Cord System
  • Private Patios and Balconies
  • Electronic Entry Buildings
  • Beautiful Clubhouse
  • Sparkling Pool

Cogir of North Bay

Discover the rewards of a life well lived!

  •  2261 Tuolumne, Vallejo, CA 94589
  • Studio, one and two bedroom apartments with kitchenettes
  • Walk-in closets and private balconies/patios
  • Month to month rental, no buy-in required
  • Anytime Dining served restaurant style
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

Truewood by Merrill, Pinole

San Francisco California Independent Senior Living

  •  2621 Appian Way, Pinole, CA 94564
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • Catch your favorite shows in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Or participate in our renowned Wii® bowling tournament.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

Redwood Retirement Residence

Napa California Independent Senior Living

  •  2350 Redwood Road, Napa, CA 94558
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

Cogir of Vallejo Hills

Discover the rewards of a life well lived!

  •  350 Locust Drive, Vallejo, CA 94591
  • One and two bedroom apartments
  • 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

Cogir of Rohnert Park

Discover the rewards of a life well lived!

  •  4855 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
  • Studio, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Full kitchens in every apartment
  • Month to month rental, no buy-in required
  • Anytime Dining served restaurant style
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

The Inn on Villa Lane

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  3255 Villa Lane, Napa, CA 94558
  • Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with an outdoor courtyard and nestled in the heart of the Napa Valley
  • 83 apartments on two floors
  • Our common areas, including our lovely dining room, library and TV room, give residents and their loved ones the opportunity to get to know one another
  • Convenient to shopping, with Safeway, Lucky's, Marshalls, Wal-Mart, Target, Trader Joe's and Whole Foods
  • State-of-the-art computerized resident evaluation program called wE Care

The Springs of Napa

Napa California Independent Senior living

  •  3460 Villa Lane, Napa, CA 94558
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

The Reserve at Napa

An affordable apartment community for Seniors 62 and over.

  •  710 Trancas Street, Napa, CA 94558
  • Historical Landmark - The Grant House
  • Community room with computer and internet access
  • Sparkling pool and spa
  • Private Patio and balcony entries
  • Dishwashers & garbage disposals

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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