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Assisted Living in San Jose

There are 244 Assisted Living Facilities in San Jose, CA.

Assisted Living San Jose, CA ★★★★★

While visiting all of the top Assisted Living facilities in San Jose, we found that they city is truly a great place for Seniors to live. San Jose actually has one of the most highly concentrated areas for Assisted Living options across the entire U.S. San Jose boasts over 240 Assisted Living facilities. We found that with San Jose being well established and it’s abundance of care options, you and your loved one should not have a problem finding the right care. 
With an average temperature of a warm 76.3 degrees year round, a large senior community, safe neighborhoods and plenty of care options, San Jose is one of the best places in Northern California for Seniors. Located in the Golden State, San Jose is surrounded by some of the best parks, shopping, dining and hospitals. San Jose is also close by to some of the prettiest beaches in all of California such as Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz.


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Rating for Seniors in need of Assisted Living in San Jose: 5 Stars ★★★★★




Local Safety in San Jose

With safety as a top concern for anyone caring for their loved one, San Jose is a fairly safe city for Assisted Living compared to other big cities across America. The city has a B rating and is 30.4% safer than all of the cities across the U.S., making San Jose a good place for any Senior to live and receive care. (source: Area Vibes)


San Jose City Weather

With one of the best temperature locations in all of the U.S, San Jose has a climate that is well suited for Seniors. Temperatures average a cool 60.5 degrees in the winter (43.75 degrees at night) and a nice 80.5 degrees in the summer (57.25 degrees at night). Weather in San Jose is ideal, so residents can get their exercise and take walks outside without worrying about snow or rain. With minimal rainfall, you can’t ask for better weather. (source:


Types of Assisted Living Facilities in San Jose

With over 240 Assisted Living San Jose facilities, you should have no problem finding great care for your loved one here. Large Assisted Living San Jose communities such as Brookdale Senior Living, Belmont Village, Sunrise Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle, SRG Senior Living and more, provide their residents with frequent and daily activities, socialization with other residents and even a secured wing for wandering residents that suffer from Alzheimer’s Memory Loss.

If your loved one prefers something similar to their home, a residential care home, also known as a “board and care home”, may be a better fit. These Assisted Living residential care homes typically have a 1:3 caregiver-to-resident ratio and also have activities, meals three times a day, music and pet therapy and provide transportation for their residents to and from doctor’s appointments. These facilities are located in a normal neighborhood, but have a “Home-Like” feel in a more quiet setting.


Costs in San Jose

Whether your budget is limited or if you want top notch assisted living, care facilities in San Jose can definitely meet your loved one’s needs. Depending on care needs, costs can average about $45,000 a month and start anywhere from $3,000 per month and go as high as $7,000 per month (source: Genworth 2021).


Cost Factors

The cost of care will depend on your loved one’s care needs and an assessment performed by the care facility’s admissions staff prior to moving in. Other factors that will determine costs are location of the facility, experience of the staff, private or shared room, age of the facility (or if renovated), activities provided, amenities and other services.


Paying for Assisted Living in San Jose

Residents can pay for care out of pocket (private pay) or avail of other sources for help such as Long Term Care Insurance or Veteran’s Aid and Attendance.

If care still seems a little out of reach on your budget for you and your loved one, you can also search for other facilities in nearby cities. Sometimes residential care homes or communities in a neighboring city may cost less in rent or care per month. If you need help finding these more affordable care facilities, our care advisors can help at no charge. Just call them at 877.523.6523 or click here and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you still need care options under $3,00 per month, you can also get in touch with your state’s Department of Social Services. This government agency helps those with restricted budgets and low-income housing resources.


Nearby Hospitals

Whether your senior loved one needs routine checkups to emergency treatment, San Jose has some of the best hospitals in the country. These hospitals include Regional Medical Center of San Jose, Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and more. Some of the nearby hospitals:

Good Samaritan Hospital – located at 2425 Samaritan Drive San Jose 95124

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center – located at 250 Hospital Parkway San Jose 95119 


Transportation in San Jose

Transportation services in San Jose include local busses, light rail, and commuter rail services. The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is very accommodating towards Seniors and those with disabilities. You can view more details on the VTA’s website.

Don’t forget that if your loved one in a facility needs to go to a doctor’s appointment for their routine checkup or would like to attend mass, Assisted Living facilities provide transportation services. These communities or residential care homes in San Jose can usually accommodate your loved one. Some Assisted Living facilities include this at no cost and some require an additional fee. When you are touring a care facility, just remember to ask management so you can plan ahead of time.


Senior Community Centers in San Jose

San Jose caters to the elderly with numerous support programs, activities and annual events. The city also has 38 Community and Senior Centers to keep your loved one active, busy and enjoying their retirement. Some of the Senior Centers include the Alma Community Center, Addison Penzack Jewish Community Center of San Jose, Southside Senior Center and Willow Glen Community Center to name a few.


Local Shopping and Dining in San Jose

Top Shopping Centers:

Santana Row – is one of the city’s premier shopping districts including a number of exclusive stores, as well as restaurants and entertainment. Located at 368 Santana Row San Jose 9510

Oakridge Westfield – offering a variety of popular stores and restaurants. 925 Blossom Hill Road San Jose 95123 


Activities for Seniors in San Jose

Some of San Jose’s great spots for Seniors and families to visit are:

San Jose Museum of Art – A great museum for seniors to enjoy modern and contemporary art within the Silicon Valley. Located at 100 South Market Street San Jose 95113. 

San Jose Repertory Theater – Founded in 1980, this theater is the only fully professional regional theater in the area. Known for it’s highly acclaimed and award-winning theatrical sets, the theater produces a variety of innovative theatrical performances for the community to enjoy. Located at 101 Paseo de San Antonio San Jose 95113.

Ballet San Jose – Amazing performances throughout the year. You can watch them at 255 Almadean Blvd San Jose 95113.

Symphony Silicon Valley – They showcase premier orchestra artists and are among the best in the greater Bay Area. You can watch them perform at 325 South First Street San Jose 95113. 

Municipal Rose Garden – Visitors can enjoy colorful and vibrant displays of roses. Located at 200 E. Santa Clara St San Jose 95113. 

Heritage Rose Garden – Located near Guadalupe Parkway and the 880 freeway, this beautiful rose garden is great for walks and exercise with your elderly loved one. With tons of different rose varieties and colors, your loved one would definitely appreciate a visit here to this attraction.

San Jose Flea Market – Also popular among seniors, local vendors sell a variety of items where the community and families can enjoy shopping, eating, and playing. It is located at 1590 Berryessa Road San Jose.

Downtown Farmer’s Market – This Farmer’s Market takes place every Friday along the block of San Pedro Street.

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo – Opened in 1961, this Park and Zoo boasts over 140 animals including endangered lemurs to miniature horses. It is a great place to take the entire family.

The Tech Museum of Innovation – Appropriately located in the heart of Silicon Valley, this 132,000 square foot museum has the largest IMAX dome in the West Coast. It is one of the nation’s top technology museums primarily due to location and support from Stanford University and NASA. Seniors need to have their mind going and this would be a neat place for them to learn and explore.

History Museum of San Jose – Located in Kelley Park near Guadalupe Parkway and Moorpark Avenue, this museum showcases the city in the 1880s. Historic buildings, such as the Pacific Hotel, and other homes and landmarks make this destination a worthwhile visit.

The Winchester Mystery House – located at 525 S Winchester Blvd San Jose 95128, is known as the house built by the spirits, where guests can come tour the intriguing house and gardens.


Churches in San Jose

Local Churches that are conveniently located near Assisted Living San Jose facilities: 

Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph – 80 South Market Street San Jose 95113 

Temple Beth Shalom – 867 N 5th Street San Jose 95112 

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church – 5111 San Felipe Road San Jose 95135 


Nearby San Jose Cities


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Cupertino (6)

Gilroy (6)

Los Gatos (7)

Milpitas (5)

Morgan Hills (10)  

Palo Alto (9) 

Santa Clara (19)  

Saratoga (5)

Sunnyvale (45)


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About the Author: Catharine D. Allado is a Senior Care Expert and the COO of – An extensive online directory of Assisted Living, Memory Care and other types of Senior Housing across the U.S. 

Kate’s Grandmother was sadly a victim of Alzheimer’s Disease and Kate is determined to make a difference in the lives of other families.

Note: Ratings and Grades are based on our staffs’ personal opinions and experiences in the referenced City. SeniorCareHomes.Com has visited and inspected hundreds to thousands of assisted living facilities all across the U.S. While we make every effort to visit as many facilities as possible, we do not claim that we have visited and inspected every single licensed assisted living facility across the U.S.

Sources: AreaVibes, Weather.Com

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City Highlights

-San Jose is One of the densest areas of Assisted Living Facilities across the U.S.

-The Top 10 “Best Cities for Seniors”

-San Jose is rated 30.4% safer than all U.S. cities

-Costs in San Jose: $4,000~$6,000 per month

-Temperatures in San Jose average 80.5 degrees in the summer and 60.5 degrees in the winter.

-4 nearby major hospitals in San Jose such as Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Hospital and Regional Meidcal Center of San Jose


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