The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in San Leandro, CA for 2023
There are 109 Assisted Living Facilities in the San Leandro area, with 9 in San Leandro and 100 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in San Leandro is $4,015 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 610 reviews below for assisted living facilities in San Leandro. On average, consumers rate assisted living in San Leandro 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Alameda with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in San Leandro, California
Carlton Senior Living San Leandro
1000 East 14th Street
"My mom was at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro. The facility is beautiful. They have a restaurant on-site, so the food is very good. It's cooked daily. They have many activities, like movie nights, barbecues, and music. They have almost everythin..."READ MORE
Rosemont Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care
1345 Clarke Street
"Rose Gate welcomes you to our home, our community. At Rose Gate we embrace family, whether it is our staff, our clients, our wellness advocates or activities ambassadors; we are committed to have a home and family environment. Rose Gate is a mid-s..."READ MORE
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Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights
2361 E 29th St
"I toured Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights. The community was nice. The building was nice and everything. The person who gave the tour was really nice. She introduced me to another section of the building. They had some patios outside. The ou..."READ MORE
Pacifica Senior Living Union City
33883 Alvarado-Niles Rd
"We went to Pacifica Senior Living Union City. The tour was good, the place was really clean. We talked to some residents and they liked it there. They were happy. It was a little too independent, for the care that we need but, it's a nice place. I..."READ MORE
MorningStar Senior Living of Hayward
1200 Russell Way
"Rooms are newly remodeled. The staff was very accommodating. We ate there on two occasions and the food was excellent. Larger facility, variety of people for interacting, large exterior patio. Prices comparable. Lots of activities. Transport to ap..."READ MORE
21000 Mission Boulevard
"Landmark Villa was excellent. The manager of the facility was really nice. She showed me everything about the place. I was very happy and very pleased. It was great. They had service for laundry and for haircuts. They had a cafeteria, a library, a..."READ MORE
Brookdale San Ramon
18888 Bollinger Canyon Rd
"I went to look at Brookdale San Ramon. The staff showed me three units, the cafeteria, and all the activities that you could do there. They have two people on staff in the afternoon, and one at night per six or eight people. My mother needs a Hoye..."READ MORE
Atria at Foster Square
707 Thayer Lane
"I like living here because of the friendliness of the people and I also like being around people that are willing to help those in needs. Some may have parkinsons or just need reassurance or help to find a doctor. There alot of caring people here."READ MORE
Waters Edge Lodge
801 Island Drive
"The tour at Waters Edge Lodge was very thorough. The gentleman that gave the tour was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was very informative and pleasant. It went well. He showed me probably three or four different floor plans. They have a movie..."READ MORE
Atria Valley View
1228 Rossmoor Parkway
"I went to Atria Valley View. The people who greeted us were very welcoming, the community itself and the amenities are ample, and the location is great. In my case, I didn't need assistance yet so if I move there and I'd need assistance, then they..."READ MORE
Sunrise of Danville
1027 Diablo Road
"Sunrise of Danville has been very helpful in making my elderly mother’s transition from skilled nursing facility to assisted living a very good one. My mother requires a lot of help and care. Sunrise staff members have done an exellent job in at..."READ MORE
The Point at Rockridge
4500 Gilbert Street
"We chose The Point at Rockridge for my husband because it is very close to our home. I haven't been to many other facilities. From our point of view, this facility is pretty good. It's very clean. My husband's room is a decent size, and it has a k..."READ MORE
3486 Monroe Ave
"We needed a home for our elderly family friend who lost the ability to walk and take care of herself within just a few months. Truly a stressful decision! Lafayette Gardens took her in and has provided her with compassion and great care. It's been..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in San Leandro
Located in Alameda County, California, San Leandro is a large suburban town on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay. Seniors here can visit San Leandro's Senior Community Center (SCC), a 21,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, to meet with peers and participate in a variety of activities.
Assisted living facilities in San Leandro, California are classified as Residential Care Facilities, or RCFs. There are plenty of facilities to choose from in the San Leandro area, with nine located in the city and 51 in neighboring San Lorenzo, Castro Valley, Hayward, Alameda, Moraga and Oakland. These facilities help seniors with the activities of daily living and assist with medication management.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in San Leandro
- The climate is very agreeable year-round, with an average of 258 sunny days per year. The average high in the summers in July is 74.4 degrees, and in January, the high is 43 degrees, so seniors who enjoy a mild climate often find San Leandro quite appealing.
- The San Leandro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center and the associated Post-Acute Care Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Arts and culture in the San Leandro area give seniors a chance to enjoy the history and beauty of the city. The San Leandro History Museum & Art Gallery showcases beautiful murals that tell the story of the city's past. In addition, theater and performing arts centers like the Historic Bal Theatre and the San Leandro Performing Arts Center provide enjoyable entertainment for seniors.
- Transportation in San Leandro is top notch, with the award-winning Bay Area Rapid Transit system shuttling passengers anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area. Curb-to-curb senior transit is provided by the FLEX shuttle, an excellent solution for seniors to conveniently get around the city.
Crime is a problem in San Leandro, with property crime coming in at a 38 percent higher rate than the U.S. national average. Violent crime is higher, too, with a score 27 percent over the national average.
- The cost of living is a major drawback of the San Leandro area, with a score of 170.8 for general costs in the city. Housing scores at a whopping 300 points, three times higher than the national average. Some good news in this area is a score of 118.4 for groceries, a low score compared to other costs.
Paying for Assisted Living in San Leandro
Assisted Living costs in San Leandro start around $3,915 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 San Leandro 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.
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Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in San Leandro
California offers an optional state supplement (OSS) to seniors who receive supplemental security income. This supplement helps pay for room and board for qualifying seniors. The state also offers an Assisted Living Waiver program that helps pay for services for seniors living in residential care facilities.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in California page.
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 San Leandro
San Leandro 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 San Leandro, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in San Leandro
San Leandro-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.