Santa Monica Retirement Communities
There are 2 Retirement Communities in Santa Monica, CA and 7 Retirement Communities nearby.
Average Cost: $4,500
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Map of Santa Monica Retirement Communities
Information About Retirement Community in Santa MonicaLocated on the Santa Monica Bay, this city is surrounded by Los Angeles on three sides. According to the 2010 United State census, its population numbered 89,736. Originally named for Santa Monica of Hippo, which was a name for the Kuruvungna Springs in the 19th century, the first official document featuring the name was on a grazing permit in 1827. As a result of the Mexican-American War, possession of the territory was awarded to the United States. In part due to the mild climate of the region, seniors find Santa Monica retirement communities to be a popular destination.
Santa Monica AttractionsThe world famous Santa Monica Pier offers a wealth of options for people who live in Santa Monica retirement communities to enjoy. These include Pacific Park, which is an amusement park. Other options include a historic 1920s carousel, shops, restaurants, entertainers and an aquarium. The Bergamot Station, an art gallery owned by the city, houses the Santa Monica Museum of Art. There are three shopping districts located within the city: the Downtown District, the north side's upscale Montana Avenue district and the south end's Main Street district with its eclectic offerings.
Senior Activities in the Area
The Santa Monica Senior Center is located in Palisades Park. Educational, active learning and fitness activities are featured at the Senior Recreation Center housed there. In addition, seasonal events and classes at Emeritus College are available year round. Some examples of programming that residents of Santa Monica retirement communities might enjoy include cultural arts workshops, chair-assisted yoga, healthy cooking, group exercises, health education, bridge and movie screenings.