Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

9 Reviews
700 Laurel Avenue, Oakdale, CA 95361
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale

February 27, 2018

By Sunny Gripenstraw

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My mother has been a resident for about 6 weeks and we are very pleased with the staff. They are caring and kind. Even members of the housekeeping staff have stopped and helped cheerfully. My only complaint would be their providing a hot dog or tuna muffin as a meal. It would be fine if someone requested it but it is not something I would consider tasty or healthy . . . All over, I would give them an A minus.
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Questions about Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Staff members receive certified dementia care training, including Virtual Dementia Tour, Jolene Brackey and Tepa Snow philosophies.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Most residents are in their early 80s and have lived in the area most of their lives. Each is unique and from different backgrounds; some are shy and others like to participate in everything. Every effort is made to help every resident enjoy doing what makes them happy. They're a friendly lot, so simple pleasures like spending time chatting over coffee after breakfast, sitting outdoors in the shade on a warm day, or going out together on the daily bus ride are a few of the most popular activities.

What programs or activities does Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Through our signature wellness program, LifeCycles, activities are planned each day to engage and encourage wellness in four dimensions: Social, Intellectual, Physical and Spiritual.

What places are near Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Astoria Senior Living is part of an upscale residential neighborhood, not far from West Valley Mall and access to I-205. it's also across the street from Merrill West High School, so residents benefit from its robust student community service program. Young volunteers from Merrill West spend time at Astoria nearly every single day, including weekends.

What transportation services does Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale offer to assisted living residents?

Because keeping residents active and engaged in their community is a key part of our philosophy, transportation services are extensive and available seven days a week for shopping, visiting or medical appointments.

What makes the chef or dining program at Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

The chef at Astoria proudly makes and bakes food from scratch, and there are menu options at every meal.

What safety features or security measures does Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale offer to assisted living residents?

Security features include 24-hour staff and an emergency call system. Doors are secured after 8pm.

How does Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Keeping families engaged in daily life is an important part of Astoria. Families are always encouraged to participate in activities and join their loved one for meals, plus the annual Family Traditions events build a real sense of family. In addition, families can enroll in LifeLoop, a state-of-the-art communication software, to view activity calendars and get weekly updates about their loved one's activity participation.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale during daytime and nighttime hours?

Please visit with the Nurse at Astoria to get the most complete answer to this question.

If Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Pets are allowed as long as they meet Astoria's policy & procedure guidelines for pet care.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

All staff participate in ongoing training, including best practices for dementia care.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

Please visit with the Nurse at Astoria to get the most complete answer to this question.

What safety features or security measures does Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale provide to protect residents who wander?

Doors are secured after hours for assisted living residents; entries and exits are monitored 24 hours/day for those in Astoria's dementia-care neighborhoods.

What programs or activities does Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Our LIfeCycles wellness program engages memory care residents in four areas: social, intellectual, physical and spiritual. Daily and weekly routines help residents stay grounded and reassured, plus staff use daily reminiscing questions to help redirect residents and ease anxieties.

What techniques does Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Mealtimes are important for wellness on so many levels. Residents are encouraged to participate in meal preparations such as simple recipes or setting the table. Staff members sit with residents during the meal, often dining alongside them, to make the experience as natural and positive as possible.

Describe the neighborhood around Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Astoria Senior Living is located in a very nice residential neighborhood.

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Services and Amenities of Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale


  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: Memory Care Is All Inclusive
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3595/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $6150/month

Room and housing options

  • Companion Suites: Yes
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Garden And Patio

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 43
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed.


  • Licenses: RCFE
  • State Licenses: 507005604
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About Astoria Senior Living – Oakdale

Our services and amenities give residents and their families these priceless benefits: peace of mind; a safe haven; personalized attention and support; companionship; and more ways to make moments of joy every day.

Astoria offers the following services for one monthly rate:

  • 24/7 professional staff with nurse oversight
  • Personal care as needed
  • Health care supervision & medication administration
  • Daily, chef-prepared meals & restaurant style-dining
  • Bathing & dressing assistance
  • Specialized programming, including evenings and weekends
  • Laundry, housekeeping and maintenance service
  • Personal transportation
  • Regular safety checks
  • Family events and support programs
  • Specialized services and surroundings for those with dementia in our memory care neighborhood, The Villa
  • Special services include trial or respite stays (when available), and guest dining.

Services include 24-hour care, daily home-cooked meals and mealtime assistance, medication supervision, help with bathing, dressing and hair care, housekeeping, laundry, and transportation. There are on-site or consulting Nurses, plus doctors, podiatrists, beauticians and other affiliated professionals who make regular visits.

Astoria is thoughtfully designed to feel familiar, like a family home. Residents personalize their bedrooms with their own furniture and mementos. Common areas are strategically placed to bring people together. Highlights include:

  • Cozy lounges, family rooms & dining rooms
  • Secured entries and emergency call system
  • Resident kitchens for activities
  • Beautiful outdoor spaces with patios, strolling paths & gardens
  • Computers, Internet and Cable TV

A qualified program coordinator oversees activities as part of our signature LifeCycles wellness program. Residents stay busy seven days a week with nature walks, dances, games, special visitors, music, singing, art therapy, parties, numerous bus trips, and much, much more. Visitors are always welcome!

What Makes Us Special

Oakdale is a charming community of just 20,000 people, adjacent to the Sierra Nevada foothills and not far from Yosemite National Park.

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