Information About Assisted Living Facility in Lafayette
Although settlement in the area began as early as 1848, it wasn’t until 1968 that Lafayette was incorporated as a city. During this time, the city went from being a simple agricultural village into a commuter town. Today, it is recognized as a place with a high quality of life, low crime rate and small-town charm.
Assisted living in Lafayette
offers seniors clean air and a correspondingly mild climate, not to mention a picturesque view of hills studded with magnificent oak trees.
Lafayette maintains two fascinating parks: Leigh Creekside Park, with its centennial oak, and Community Park, where some wildlife species and various types of vegetation happily thrive.
Residents of assisted living in Lafayette
enjoy fishing and boating in the Lafayette Reservoir. Despite the small-town atmosphere, Lafayette boasts a wide variety of shops, specialty stores and restaurants.
Every year the city hosts the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival, where seniors sip quality wines and brews while walking among stalls displaying works of art, handmade crafts
and food samplings.
The Lafayette Library and Learning Center
is more than just a library, it is also the home of the Glenn Seaborg Learning Consortium, where exhibits, lectures, workshops, films and discovery centers are offered to the community.
The city provides a wide variety of senior services that aid in the physical well-being and social needs of every senior. Tea dances, senior exercise class and the senior picnic with music and softball are only a few of the activities that take place at the Community Center for the enjoyment of residents of assisted living in Lafayette
Lafayette Medical Facilities
Communities of assisted living in Lafayette
are surrounded by quality medical centers and hospitals staffed by expert physicians and surgeons. John Muir Medical Center
in Walnut Creek is a 324-bed acute care hospital that has recently undergone expansion. It is the one of the region’s premier healthcare providers, and is recognized for high-class services in the fields of high- and low-risk orthopedics, neuroscience and cardiac care.
In Martinez, the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
prides itself in having modern, state-of-the-art facilities fully capable of handling cardiopulmonary and critical care cases, and offering the best in patient care.
Lafayette takes pride in having its own station on the BART
public transit line. Trains easily provide access in and out of the city, as well as to other parts of the country. Residents of assisted living in Lafayette
are served locally by bus lines operated by the County Connection
for quick and convenient travel around the city and to neighboring areas.
In addition to paratransit services offered by both BART and the County Connection, the city also supports the “Lamorinda" (Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Moragan and Orinda) Senior Transportation project which grants the use of the Lamorinda Spirit Van, which is equipped with a wheelchair lift, for seniors’ shopping errands and trips to local medical appointments.
Assisted living in Lafayette
offers seniors the chance to lead a productive and comfortable life. You can find more information on local housing by visiting our Lafayette Assisted Living
Written by senior housing staff writer.
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