25 Assisted Living Facilities near Mill Valley, CA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mill Valley, CA

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Marin Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
297 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941
"Marin Terrace has the most courteous staff and secure place. They gave me the peace of mind that my Dad is in good hands and he is. " More

The Redwoods - Retirement, Assisted L...

Provides: Assisted Living
40 40 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA 94941
"We moved my relative to The Redwoods yesterday, which will hopefully be her home for the rest of her life. We chose The Redwoods because of the location, quality of care, and price. Her room is a..." More

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Sagebrook Senior Living at San Francisco

Provides: Assisted Living
2750 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94118
"I looked at Sagebrook Senior Living at San Francisco for their respite program. It looked very nice. I was impressed with the staff that I talked with. The place was clean, and it looked nice. They..." More

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Drake Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
275 Los Ranchitos Road, San Rafael, CA 94903
"Drake Terrace was a very nice place. It would probably be our second choice for the waiting list. It is a little farther from the area we wanted to be in, but it is very nice. We like this place...." More

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Greenwood Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
233 West End Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
"My brother is in Greenwood Assisted Living. It's very nice. It's perfect. I like the people a lot. They've been very proactive and I like them a lot. The staff is great. He has a sizable room. He's..." More

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Oakmont of San Rafael - Now Open!

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94903
"Oakmont of San Rafael is a premier senior community situated on a beautifully landscaped campus. Developed by Oakmont Senior Living, Oakmont of San Rafael provides exceptional quality, comfort and..." More

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Sutro Heights Residential Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
659 45th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116
"Sutro Heights Residential Care Home was a home and they have turned every possible space except the dining room and kitchen, into a living quarter. Most of them were shared spaces. The person who..." More

Villa Marin

Provides: Assisted Living
100 THORNDALE DRIVE, San Rafael, CA 94903
"Villa Marin has been a Godsend to my family member who was in dire straits before moving into the skilled nursing unit. Since her transfer there, she has had exemplary care by the nursing staff. ..." More

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Aegis of Corte Madera

Provides: Assisted Living
5555 Paradise Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925
"Aegis Living Corte Madera was beautiful. Everything about it was good, except that we can't afford the starting price. The person who gave the tour was very good, and the apartments were beautiful..." More

Heritage on the Marina

Provides: Assisted Living
3400 Laguna St., San Francisco, CA 94123
"I saw Heritage on the Marina for the fourth time now. It’s a three-tiered community with independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing. I like the cleanliness, the friendliness, the..." More

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AlmaVia of San Rafael

Provides: Assisted Living
515 Northgate Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903
"AlmaVia of San Rafael was very nice. There were lots of residents about, so it seemed very social. The facilities were very well kept and up-to-date. The residents were very happy. The staff was..." More

Comforting Hands Forever,Llc

Provides: Assisted Living
73 Golden Hinde Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94903
"My husband's aunt has moved into Comforting Hands Forever, Llc. That's a six-person board and care. They provide a lot of care. It's very loving and very kind. They're very nice to all the clients...." More

Nazareth House

Provides: Assisted Living
245 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael, CA 94903
"My grandmother and mother lived here, and my father currently lives here. I cannot imagine a staff of more caring people. This is the easiest 5-star review I have ever given. " More

St. Michael's Extended Care

Provides: Assisted Living
416 4th Street, San Rafael, CA 94901
"My sister is a resident of St Michael's, and the place is fine. They have activities like knitting, art classes, and things like that. They provide three meals a day and take care of people. The..." More

Irene Swindells Center for Adult Day ...

Provides: Assisted Living
3698 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
"We attempted to call and arrange a tour but were told that there was a very large waiting list and therefor there was no point in asking/answering our questions or coming in for a visit. Perhaps..." More

Rose'S Quality Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
One Roosevelt Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94903
"Rose's Residential Care Facility was just a house and was very cheap behind the civic center. They were all Spanish, and I couldn’t understand anything anybody said. Most of them are Filipinos and..." More

St. AnneÍs Home for the Aged

Provides: Assisted Living
300 LAKE STREET, San Francisco, CA 94118

Damenik'S Home

Provides: Assisted Living
331 30Th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121

Schon Hyme Rest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
25 Villa Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

Quality Care Homes, Llc 1

Provides: Assisted Living
801 - 38Th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121

Be-Be's Care Home #1

Provides: Assisted Living
419 28th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121
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Stephanie Draper House

Provides: Assisted Living
51 San Pablo Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94903

A Loving Touch Care Home Ii

Provides: Assisted Living
310 Golden Hind Passage, Corte Madera, CA 94925

Bretano House 1

Provides: Assisted Living
665 Rosal Way, San Rafael, CA 94903

Quality Care Homes, Llc 2

Provides: Assisted Living
757 - 44Th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mill Valley

    Mill Valley is a residential community on the scenic Marin Headlands, north of the city of San Francisco and at the approach to the Golden Gate Bridge. This suburban town of just 14,000 people is home to around 3,000 seniors age 65 and over, with 24 assisted living facilities in and around the sprawling hills for those who can live independently with help from trained staff.

    Mill Valley's assisted living facilities, like similar communities throughout California, are licensed through the the California Department of Social Services' Community Care Licensing Division.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mill Valley

    • Weather in Mill Valley is a little warmer and more variable than that of San Francisco. Summer highs here average 81 degrees, while winter lows average 42 degrees. Being this close to both the ocean and the bay, Mill Valley gets a little more than 35 inches of rain a year. This rain causes the Headlands to bloom in spring and can raise allergens seniors with asthma may find troubling.
    • The cost of living in Mill Valley is more than three times the national average. The median home cost here is over $1.5 million, which is several times higher than both the national median and that of California. Healthcare is, by contrast, relatively affordable, at just 92 percent the average national cost.
    • Crime rates in Mill Valley are less than one-third the national average. Some theft occurs, but violent crime remains very rare.
    • Public transportation in Mill Valley is provided by Marin Transit, which operates multiple bus routes through the area. Transit services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area is provided by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Both services offer senior discounts for riders age 62 and over with a valid transit ID. Dial-a-ride and assisted transportation are available for riders with disabilities.
    • The Mill Valley area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Kentfield Hospital and Marin General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Mill Valley, as part of Marin County, is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Mill Valley

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $7,790.00 Albany
    $6,500.00 Mill Valley
    $5,594.00 San Francisco
    $5,553.00 San Rafael
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Mill Valley start around $6,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Mill Valley and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Mill Valley

    Seniors in Mill Valley can get help with some or all of the cost of assisted living through the state Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver program.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in California page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in California page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Mill Valley

    Mill Valley and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Mill Valley, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mill Valley

    Mill Valley-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in California page for more information about these laws.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mill Valley

    • Review of The Redwoods - Retirement, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing

      We moved my relative to The Redwoods yesterday, which will hopefully be her home for the rest of her life. We chose The Redwoods because of the location, quality of care, and price. Her room is a l... Read more

    • Review of Marin Terrace

      My mom hasn't been at Marin Terrace that long. The atmosphere is pretty nice and it looks appealing. I like their executive director, who is very outgoing and personable. They have a nurse on staff... Read more

    • Review of The Redwoods - Retirement, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing

      I visited The Redwoods with my son. Everyone raved about it, but it was $2000 more, and the people weren't very pleasant to deal with. The place was dingy. The apartments they offered were very din... Read more

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