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Brookdale Ocean House

  2107 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens

  851 Second Street
Santa Monica, CA 90403

The Watermark at Beverly Hills

  220 North Clark Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

The Village at Sherman Oaks

  5450 Vesper Avenue
Sherman Oaks, CA 91411

Brookdale North Tarzana

  5711 Reseda Boulevard
Tarzana, CA 91356

Hollywood Hills Senior Living

  1745 N. Gramercy Place
Los Angeles, CA 90028

323-400-4100

Vintage Crossing

  6830 Jordan Avenue
Canoga Park, CA 91303

Brookdale South Bay

  5481 W. Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503

The Village at NorthRidge

  9222 Corbin Avenue
Northridge, CA 91324

Fairwinds - West Hills

  8138 Woodlake Avenue
West Hills, CA 91304

Gardens at Northridge

  17650 Devonshire Street
Northridge, CA 91325

Scholl Canyon Estates

  1551 E Chevy Chase Dr
Glendale, CA 91206

Twelve Oaks Senior Living

  2820 Sycamore Ave.
Glendale, CA 91214

Las Serenas

  2090 Yosemite Avenue
Simi Valley, CA 93063

MorningStar of Pasadena

  951 S. Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105

Brookdale Alhambra

  1 East Commonwealth
Alhambra, CA 91801

FountainGlen at Pasadena

  775 East Union Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Vintage Paseo

  2970 Tapo Canyon Road
Simi Valley, CA 93063

Atria Simi Hills

  950 Sunset Garden Lane
Simi Valley, CA 93065

805-520-3474

Atria Hillcrest

  405 Hodencamp Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

1 Featured Independent Living Communities in the Santa Monica Area

Atria Simi Hills

Make the move to an Atria Retirement Community and follow your passions. We'll do the rest!

  •  950 Sunset Garden Lane, Simi Valley, CA 93065
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  • Housekeeping Housekeeping
    Near Medical Facilities Near Medical Facilities
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Restaurant Style Dining Restaurant Style Dining
     Transportation Transportation
  • 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.
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19 Independent Living Communities in the Santa Monica Area

Hollywood Hills Senior Living

Choose the Hollywood Hills Lifestyle

  •  1745 N. Gramercy Place, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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  • Arts and Crafts Studios Arts and Crafts Studios
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
     Transportation Transportation
  • Exuberant Lifestyle in the Heart of Hollywood
  • A variety of floor plans
  • Assisted Living, Memory Care and Respite Care
  • Located near historical landmarks
  • Life Enrichment programs

Brookdale Ocean House

A Community Where You Never Have To Stop Growing and Learning!

  •  2107 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405
  • Studio and One-Bedroom Floor Plans (Selected Apartments Include Patio or a Balcony)
  • Emergency Alert System
  • Computer/Internet Access and WiFi Access Throughout
  • Gardening/Greenhouse
  • Putting Green/Outdoor Sports Activities

Brookdale Santa Monica Gardens

California Senior Living at its Finest

  •  851 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
  • The Gardens of Santa Monica offers Exceptional Independent Living and Personalized Assisted Living services for seniors.
  • Our full service dining program offers three meals a day, prepared fresh and served by our friendly well-trained wait staff.
  • With a variety of programs, outings and/or events daily, there's always something fun and exciting to do.
  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom style plans to suit every taste
  • Mini refrigerator and sink in studio and one bedroom apartments

The Watermark at Beverly Hills

Boutique Assisted Living in the Heart of Beverly Hills

  •  220 North Clark Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
  • Studios, deluxe studios, one-bedrooms and master suite apartments all with kitchenettes and private balconies
  • All wired for telephone and cable service
  • Full service, formal dining room
  • Three freshly prepared meals daily and snacks
  • Scheduled transportation for shopping, activities and doctor appointments

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/Barber salon

Brookdale North Tarzana

Your Independence Redefined!

  •  5711 Reseda Boulevard, Tarzana, CA 91356
  • Set on lovely grounds with a beautiful courtyard complete with roses, wind chimes and fountains
  • 87 apartments on three floors
  • A helping hand from our warm, caring
  • Wide range of activities every month here at Tarzana and beyond
  • Located across the street from Tarzana Hospital and near a nursing home rehabilitation center if ever needed

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

Brookdale South Bay

California Senior Living at its Finest!

  •  5481 W. Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503
  • Pacific Inn provides Exceptional Independent Living services for seniors.
  • Our full service dining program offers three meals a day, prepared with only the freshest ingredients and a variety of menu options.
  • Our housekeeping staff will clean your apartment every week.
  • We launder your linens and towels and change your bed linens weekly.
  • Our trained and licensed transportation staff provides door to door services to shopping, restaurants, and your personal appointments (pre-arranged).

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.

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

Gardens at Northridge

Exceptional Senior Living!

  •  17650 Devonshire Street, Northridge, CA 91325
  • Gardens at Northridge is considered one of the premier continuing care communities in the Greater Los Angeles County area
  • Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard and lovely gardens
  • 159 apartments on two floors
  • A wide range of activities each month, including exercise classes and off-site excursions to local attractions

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

Twelve Oaks Senior Living

Quality and Comfort with Wonderful Services and Amenities!

  •  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.

Las Serenas

No matter what you do, we know one thing for sure, you'll be glad to call Las Serenas home.

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

MorningStar of Pasadena

Assisted Living: Pasadena Seniors’ Most Trusted Choice!

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

Brookdale Alhambra

Exceptional Senior Living in Alhambra, CA

  •  1 East Commonwealth, Alhambra, CA 91801
  • Active retirement lifestyle of upscale independent living
  • We also offer complete assisted living services, tailor-made to your needs
  • Lovely dining room, TV room and library
  • Exercise classes and community outings
  • Walking distance to an array of stores, shops, banks

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

Vintage Paseo

Vintage Paseo is truly a wonderful place to live.

  •  2970 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, CA 93063
  • Private patio and balcony entries
  • Gas range with full size oven and hood fan
  • Furnished Clubhouse and Library
  • Sparkling pool and spa
  • Planned social activities

Atria Hillcrest

Discover the California Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Los Angeles county that Helps Seniors Make a Better Life!

  •  405 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • 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

Other Independent Living Communities in the Santa Monica Area

Heritage Park at Woodman

Welcome to Heritage Park At Woodman!

  •  7840 Woodman Avenue, Panorama City, CA 91402
  • Clubhouse with kitchen and big screen TV/DVD for viewing
  • Sparkling pool
  • Gated community
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Elevators

Heritage Park at Glendale

Welcome to Heritage Park At Glendale!

  •  420 East Harvard Street, Glendale, CA 91205
  • Clubhouse
  • Computer Room with Internet Access
  • Laundry room and trash shoots on each floor
  • Outdoor Covered Patio
  • Alarm System

Windsor

Welcome to Windsor

  •  1230 E Windsor Road, Glendale, CA 91205
  • Enjoy an expertly prepared meal in our dining room or grab a nutritious snack in the tea room.
  • Socialize with friends and family in our lounges, gardens and courtyard.
  • Keep active and engaged through our social and wellness programs.
  • Turn housekeeping cares over to our weekly service, while we look after all the landscaping and maintenance.
  • And count on the full continuum of healthcare services, should you ever need them.

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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