Santa Clara Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Santa Clara Assisted Living Facility Costs

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

Cost of Santa Clara Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Pacific Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Support $4,495/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Carlton Senior Living Fremont Fremont $3,495/month
Carlton Senior Living San Jose San Jose $3,495/month
Sunrise of Palo Alto Palo Alto $6,710/month
Sunrise of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale $6,610/month
Saratoga Retirement Community Saratoga $4,456/month
Atria Chateau Gardens San Jose $2,635/month
Belmont Village San Jose San Jose $4,690/month
Belmont Village Sunnyvale Sunnyvale $4,595/month
The Parkview Pleasanton $5,944/month
Casa Sandoval Hayward $2,950/month
Palm Villas of Campbell San Jose $6,400/month
Lincoln Villa Fremont $3,500/month
Regency of Evergreen Valley San Jose $2,695/month
Acacia Creek Union City $4,395/month
Pacifica Senior Living Union City Union City $3,170/month
Fremont Hills Fremont $3,525/month
Palm Villas of Redwood City Redwood City $6,400/month
Oakmont of San Jose San Jose $5,000/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com 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 Santa Clara Assisted Living Facilities

When we walked in the door of Pacific Gardens to take Joan there, the whole staff come forward, and I have never seen so much love and hugs and kisses and welcoming. It is just beautiful; it brought me to tears. Those wonderful Filipino people, they know how to take care of the old folks...

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I really liked Pacific Gardens. It was easy for me to get to, and it was only a 10-minute drive on a not too busy street. I liked the fact that it was 2 stories. It was very nice, and it had everything I was looking for, for my wife. The staff was very friendly and introduced me to the people working there...

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Pacific Gardens was rather mediocre. It was nice and the people looked cared for, but it was just not a place I would put my mother in. The rooms were very small, weren't very well-appointed, and looked a little shabby. Aesthetically, it wasn't that wonderful...

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Map of Santa Clara Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Santa Clara

Santa Clara, California Santa Clara originated as a mission site, but is now a thriving city in California's Silicon Valley. The fertile Santa Clara Valley lies at the southern tip of San Francisco Bay, and is ringed by rolling hills. The regional climate remains temperate all year due to the area's geography. A smaller city within the bustling Bay Area with a population of just over 100,000, assisted living in Santa Clara offers both a peaceful and interesting option for seniors.

Santa Clara Recreation

Residing in the same city as California's Great America, one of Northern California's largest theme parks, seniors enjoying assisted living in Santa Clara will always know how to entertain the grandkids when they come to visit. For a more sedate excursion outdoors, your loved one can stroll through one of the 27 county parks covering more than 50,000 acres of the valley. For shopping trips, try Westfield Shoppingtown Valley Fair, one of Northern California's largest enclosed malls, featuring a wide variety of stores and a 450-seat food pavilion. Mercado Santa Clara offers more shopping, plus a 20-screen AMC Theatre complex. Not far out of the city, residents will find the Great Mall of the Bay Area containing over 185 outlet, off-price and specialty stores, in addition to numerous restaurants and two entertainment centers. Another nearby option is the year-round San Jose Flea Market.

Santa Clara Activities

The city of Santa Clara maintains several historic museums as well as the Santa Clara Mission and gardens located on the grounds of picturesque Santa Clara University. The Center of Performing Arts at Santa Clara University encompasses all aspects of dance, music and theatre. Santa Clara is the training home of the San Francisco 49ers and offers easy access to many Bay Area athletic teams, including the San Jose Sharks, the only professional ice hockey team in Northern California. Residents of assisted living in Santa Clara will be delighted by the city's elaborate senior center, complete with a computer lab and an indoor pool and spa. The center's "Adventures to Go" program offers opportunity for exciting travel and tours.

Senior mother and mature daughterSanta Clara Medical Facilities

The city is served by the highly acclaimed Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This 574-bed hospital is recognized as providing a range of sophisticated specialty services, and is affiliated with the nearby Stanford University School of Medicine. Seniors enjoying assisted living in Santa Clara may also visit the Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center, along with other nearby Bay Area facilities.

Santa Clara Transportation

The city of Santa Clara is well-serviced by a wide variety of public transportation resources including the Altamont Commuter Express (ACE), Caltrain commuter trains and the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). For more specialized needs, a number of organizations provide free or low cost transportation for qualified residents of assisted living in Santa Clara. A group called OUTREACH sends 220 vehicles on the road each day to help the elderly and disabled live self-sufficient lives, and a team of volunteers known as "Heart of the Valley" provides escorted transportation for people over 59 years of age. There are no financial eligibility requirements for this service.

Cost of Assisted Living in Santa Clara

Santa Clara seniors can expect to pay about $45,000* per year for a private, one-bedroom assisted living unit. Costs per month in the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara region range from $2,150 to $9,500 depending on the size, quality and location of the assisted living facility. The median cost per month for assisted living in Santa Clara is $3,750, about $250 more per month than the rest of California.

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In short, Santa Clara is a sunny, warm city with plenty to offer your elderly loved one. For more information on local assisted living options, visit our Santa Clara Assisted Living page.
*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.
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