Information About Assisted Living Facility in Richmond
According to the motto of the city mayor's office, Richmond "Rhymes With Enrichment." While not technically accurate, the sentiment behind the words rings true in this progressive East Bay Area city. Richmond assisted living
residents will find themselves conveniently located only 16 miles northeast of San Francisco's plentiful attractions and opportunities. In addition, ample sites of historical significance exist in the city itself, due to Richmond's infamous involvement in war-related industry during World War II. With a slightly warmer climate than most coastal cities, Richmond is an excellent location for healthy and active senior living.
If your loved one enjoys walks outdoors, The Bay Trail links all of Richmond's southern shoreline parks
and offers easy navigation through the territory of the bountiful bird migration corridor, Pacific Flyway. Richmond senior living
residents can enjoy 32 miles of shoreline--more than any other city on the Bay. Richmond offers a variety of shopping options, including the traditional Hilltop Mall
and the Pacific East Shopping Mall
which features a fascinating array of Asian retail shops and restaurants.
Richmond Activities Richmond senior living
residents can celebrate America's contribution to WWII at Rosie the Riveter Historical Park, the Richmond Museum of History, and the Red Oak Victory Ship and Museum. The Golden State Railroad Museum provides another fascinating glimpse into the past.
For an evening of quality theater, there is always something interesting in production at Richmond's Masquers Playhouse
, and the socially inclined will find companionship and entertainment at two senior community centers, both of which offer a variety of educational, recreational, nutritional and human service programs for adults 55 years and older. Active seniors will delight in the centers' many activity options, which include massage therapy, casino trips, and an array of different dance lessons to prepare for fun at the monthly Sunday Tea dances.
Richmond Medical Facilities
The healthcare needs of Richmond assisted living
residents are serviced by the similarly named Richmond Health Center and North Richmond Center for Health. In addition, the county-owned Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
is a state-of-the-art hospital with a complete array of patient-centered health care services. For other area facilities, visit the listings offered in the East Bay Medical Guide
Many area buses and trains including AC Transit
, Golden Gate Transit
and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
are available to provide reliable transportation to Richmond residents. For a full guide to all forms of Bay Area public transportation, visit this easy-to-use website: 511.org
. Richmond's Paratransit Program improves access to services and enhances the lives of Richmond assisted living
residents. The program provides low-cost transportation options including demand-response vehicles and a subsidized taxi program. Although Richmond is no longer the center of war-related industry, the city has not outlived its usefulness as an ideal community for your loved one to enjoy a safe and happy retirement. To learn more about housing options, please browse our Richmond Assisted Living
page. Written by senior housing writing staff.
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