California Retirement Communities
Retirement communities are for the active men and women over 55 who can live well on their own without much assistance and are still ready to take what life has to offer. Some of these communities offer different levels of services. There are also different types of retirement communities to choose from: congregate housing, subsidized housing for those with low income, independent living communities that offer no personal care,etc.
In California there are 520 Retirement Communities. We can help you find the best matches for your needs.
California Retirement Communities by RegionBack to top
Other Areas in CaliforniaBakersfield, Bishop, Chico, Eureka, Hanford, Madera, Merced, Modesto, Napa, Ventura, Sonora, Red Bluff, Redding, Salinas, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Stockton, Grass Valley, Vallejo, Visalia, Yuba City
Map of California Retirement CommunitiesBack to top
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Overview of California Retirement CommunitiesBack to top
Older adults can indulge in the beauty and luxury of the West Coast. Many of California's retirement communities are some of the highest rated in the country. From the deserts of Palm Springs to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California’s diverse climate has something for everyone. The Pacific Ocean is a fisherman's dream, as well as providing beautiful views from the multitude of gorgeous beaches to relax on. California is known for its wine country, so touring through the vineyards in Napa with a glass of wine is a must. Residents who are ready for a challenge can try mountain climbing, mountain biking, hiking, or even a trip to one of several amusement parks like Disneyland or Six Flags.
California Retirement Communities DefinedBack to top
There is usually an age restriction on those who may live in these California retirement communities. Out of the many options for senior living, retirement communities are geared towards the able bodied who can care for themselves. Assistance from certain agencies may be offered in some communities. In contrast, nursing homes are for those who cannot take care of themselves. These facilities house patients with severe illnesses and ailments, offer long-term medical care and are typically fully staffed at all times. Care homes are considered the median between assisted living and a care facility; they are ideal for a comfortable residence with the services provided by an assisted living community.