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Heritage Park at Hilltop

  3811 Lakeside Drive
Richmond, CA 94806

Truewood by Merrill, Pinole

  2621 Appian Way
Pinole, CA 94564

Aldersly Garden Retirement Community

  326 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Drake Terrace

  275 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

  5238 Coronado Ave
Oakland, CA 94611

The Carlisle

  1450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Cardinal Point

  2431 Mariner Square Dr
Alameda, CA 94501

Deer Park

  646 Canyon Road
Novato, CA 94947

Cogir of North Bay

  2261 Tuolumne
Vallejo, CA 94589

Cogir of Vallejo Hills

  350 Locust Drive
Vallejo, CA 94591

Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

  1010 Second St
Lafayette, CA 94549

Atria Tamalpais Creek

  853 Tamalpais Avenue
Novato, CA 94947

Atria Lafayette

  1545 Pleasant Hill Road
Lafayette, CA 94549

Allen Temple Manor

  7607 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621

Allen Temple Arms II

  1388 81st Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621

Allen Temple Arms I

  8135 International Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94621

E.E. Cleveland Manor

  2611 Alvingroom Ct.
Oakland, CA 94605

Atria Valley View

  1228 Rossmoor Parkway
Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Allen Temple Gardens

  10121 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621

Atria Walnut Creek

  1400 Montego
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Peninsula Del Rey

  165 Pierce Street
Daly City, CA 94015

Broadmoor Plaza

  232 E. 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94577

Pacifica Senior Living - San Leandro

  348 West Juana Ave
San Leandro, CA 94577

1 Featured Independent Living Communities in the Richmond Area

The Carlisle

Enriched Life. Exclusive Living.

  •  1450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
  • 93 distinctive units within a beautifully designed twelve-story building on Cathedral Hill
  • Friends and family are always welcome in your condo and our community areas-perhaps to join you for dinner or our fabulous Champagne Brunch every Sunday
  • Scheduled cocktail parties at least twice monthly and daily afternoon tea for you and your guests
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Daily physical fitness, creative, social, learning and spiritual activities, scheduled group trips and resident-sponsored clubs for a variety of interests
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22 Independent Living Communities in the Richmond Area

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Peninsula Del Rey

The Best of Senior Living, San Francisco-style

  •  165 Pierce Street, Daly City, CA 94015
  • Each spacious residence comes equipped with a variety of features and amenities that are suitable for any lifestyle.
  • The Crown Room restaurant, open 12 hours daily
  • Pacifica multi-purpose/activities rooms
  • Beauty/Barber salon
  • Fully-equipped fitness center

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

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

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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