San Francisco Assisted Living

There are 44 Assisted Living Facilities in San Francisco, CA and 30 Assisted Living Facilities nearby. The average cost of Assisted Living in San Francisco, CA is $4,000 per month.

Average Cost: $4,500

San Francisco Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in San Francisco for a single-occupancy apartment is $4,000/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of San Francisco Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
AlmaVia Of San Francisco $5,295/month
The Carlisle $5,000/month
AgeSong Hayes Valley Care $8,400/month
AgeSong at Laguna Grove $4,900/month
Providence Place $5,800/month
AgeSong University $3,450/month
Victorian Manor $3,950/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
AlmaVia of San Rafael San Rafael $4,995/month
Carlton Senior Living San Leandro San Leandro $3,495/month
Sunrise of Oakland Hills Oakland $6,550/month
Sunrise of San Mateo San Mateo $6,280/month
The Stratford San Mateo $5,000/month
Atria Hillsdale San Mateo $2,734/month
Atria Burlingame Burlingame $4,919/month
Atria Daly City Daly City $2,670/month
Marymount Villa Retirement Center San Leandro $3,500/month
Marymount Greenhills Retirement Center Millbrae $2,700/month
Waters Edge Lodge Alameda $3,755/month
Elders Inn Alameda $4,737/month
Pinole Senior Village Pinole $3,670/month
Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights Oakland $2,400/month
The Point at Rockridge Oakland $4,400/month
Woodpark Oakland $3,250/month
Sunrise of Burlingame Burlingame $6,020/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Reviews of San Francisco Assisted Living Facilities

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    AlmaVia Of San Francisco

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    At AlmaVia, initially, there was a confusion about the appointment that was made, but they were very good about finding a replacement person to give us a tour, and he was excellent. He was one of the nursing people on staff, so he answered a lot of our questions...

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    AlmaVia Of San Francisco

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    My mother was recently diagnosed with early-onset dementia. She is still very functional so I didn't want to put her in a nursing home or anything, but I was concerned about her memory and judgement calls...

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    AlmaVia Of San Francisco

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    AlmaVia of San Francisco was lovely, clean and nice, and the staff was very nice. The rooms seemed very well thought out.

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    San Francisco Towers

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    Review by Local Professional

    San Francisco Towers is a beautiful facility centrally located in San Francisco. The Towers are well maintained and the staff is professional and courteous. The food is second to none, and the residents always speak highly of the quality and variety...

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    The Carlisle

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    I found The Carlisle to be a very welcoming and gracious place that my dad would be very comfortable in. I liked it a lot. From what I observed while sitting in the lobby, the staff was really close to the people who live there. They are very kind, patient, and attentive. The living quarters were pretty good...

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Map of San Francisco Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in San Francisco

San Francisco, CaliforniaSan Francisco, popularly known as “The City by the Bay,” is the recognized financial, commercial and cultural capital of the larger metropolitan Bay Area. Seniors who choose assisted living in San Francisco will love the colorful mix of people and places artistically thrown in with the city’s rolling hills and famous landmarks. The climate itself is mild all year round, with moderate temperatures and rare snowfall, which makes San Francisco the perfect place for seniors looking to enjoy assisted living.

San Francisco Recreation

Residents of assisted living in San Francisco need not look far to be entertained, as areas of interest are usually within walking distance. The San Francisco Zoo, one of the top ten in America, showcases more than 1,000 animals including snow leopards and a rare white tiger. If one cares for a ride, there is always the city’s acclaimed Cable Car system, globally recognized as a historical attraction in itself. This moving landmark services a 10-mile radius around the city, where diverse ethnic cultures are displayed throughout a variety of shops, restaurants, cafés and bars.

San Francisco Activities

San Francisco is renowned for its undying festive spirit, thanks to the thriving cultural mix of both local and foreign cultures. The city is home to the largest Chinese community in the U.S., and Chinatown’s week-long Chinese New Year festival is one thing that seniors enjoying assisted living in San Francisco should not miss, with its exotic parades and cultural programs. In September, residents of assisted living communities will especially welcome the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival near Golden Gate Park’s Conservatory of Flowers. Best of all, seniors get the chance to walk down memory lane during the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show and International Vintage Poster Fair in October.

San Francisco Medical Facilities

Residents of senior living communities can find many health centers in the city that will cater to their special needs. San Francisco General Hospital is the major public facility in the area, and the largest general acute care hospital. It is a Level I trauma center, and most importantly, home to an Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit, a special treatment wing designed to meet the unique medial needs of seniors. The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center is ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the country, and has various branches and clinics scattered around the city, including a Senior Medical Center, making it accessible for any resident of assisted living in San Francisco.

San Francisco Transportation

Aside from being the financial and commercial capital, the city is also a hub for the region’s transportation with access to most other cities within the San Francisco Bay Area. Besides the famous cable cars, buses and trains are also available. For outside travel, residents of assisted living in San Francisco can take the national Amtrak rail service, which grants discounts to elderly passengers, or CalTrain, the local rail line which goes as far south as San Jose. Ferry services are also offered to get residents and visitors alike across the bay to Oakland and Berkeley.

Cost of Assisted Living in San Francisco

Assisted living in San Francisco is generally more expensive than the rest of California. Seniors can expect to pay $51,000* per year for a single-occupancy, one-bedroom assisted living unit. Assisted living costs in San Francisco range from $2,250 to $7,500 per month, depending on the size, quality and location of the facility. The median monthly rate is $4,250, about $750 more per month than California as a whole.

Find Assisted Living in San Francisco

San Francisco is an ideal place to provide magic and excitement into your loved one’s life. Find an assisted living community for your loved one on our San Francisco Assisted Living page.
*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.
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