Information About Assisted Living Facility in Newark
A city home to just over 43,000 residents, Newark prides itself on retaining the comforts of a small town community while surrounded by some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s biggest cities. Across the Dumbarton Bridge from Palo Alto and literally encompassed on all sides by the city of Fremont, assisted living in Newark
offers seniors both big city lights and small town delights on the shores of San Francisco’s East Bay.
The City of Newark maintains over 150 acres of parks and green space within the city limits. Residents of assisted living in Newark
may enjoy a picnic, people watching or peaceful stroll in one of the 15 parks and play facilities located throughout the city. Nature lovers enjoy easy access to some of Northern California’s most exquisite natural habitats including the 21,000-acre South San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the 1500-foot high Mission Peak Regional Preserve and the Alameda Creek Regional Trail, which connects San Francisco Bay with Niles Canyon. For indoor fun, seniors head to the NewPark Mall
. This sprawling regional shopping center is home to more than 150 shops and restaurants with a selection of items to suit any taste and budget. The Mall also opens its parking lot to community farmers for the NewPark Mall Farmer’s Market each Sunday.
Joining other active seniors age 55 and older at the George M. Silliman Community Activity and Family Aquatic Center
, residents of assisted living in Newark
can find good food, great friends and even greater fun. Newark’s “crown jewel,” the Silliman Activity Center is a 68,730 square-foot, state-of-the-art recreational facility with two gymnasiums, a dance studio, fitness center and meeting rooms. Seniors are eligible to participate in computer classes, exercise programs, games, driving skills courses, organized day trips and a variety of other exciting activities and events scheduled by the center.
Newark Medical Facilities
Residents of assisted living in Newark
, Fremont, Union City, South Hayward and unincorporated Sunol have had their medical needs attended to by the friendly physicians and nurses at Washington Hospital Healthcare System
since its founding in 1948. The hospital offers a variety of services covering a range of medical specialties and operates the Washington Center for Joint Replacement and Taylor McAdam Bell Neuroscience Institute. Its emergency department is open 24 hours a day to handle any critical health crisis.
Travel in and around Newark and the greater San Francisco Bay area is easy and convenient on public transportation. Seniors enjoying assisted living in Newark
are able to get around on buses and trains operated by three separate agencies: Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
, AC Transit
and the Dumbarton Express
. Seniors who are prevented from using traditional bus or rail service due to disability are eligible to receive door-to-door van services from East Bay Paratransit
. Seniors choose assisted living in Newark
for its close proximity to the attractions and services of the greater Bay Area as well as for the charm of small-town coastal living. To learn more about local senior housing options in this area, visit our Newark Assisted Living
page. Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell
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