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Best Assisted Living Facilities in San Francisco

Why These Assisted Living Facilities?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored assisted living facilities on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best assisted living facilities in San Francisco, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Aegis of San Francisco

Aegis of San Francisco is an assisted living and memory care community that provides 24/7 care, fine dining, and respite care for temporary residents. Private apartments and meals from a seasonal menu are part of its amenities, and its care programs are formed to meet the special needs of residents with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Aegis of San Francisco offers socialization, music therapy, exercise classes, and scheduled transportation.

South San Francisco, CA 94080


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AlmaVia of San Rafael

AlmaVia of San Rafael is ideally located in California's San Francisco Bay Area, just minutes away from shopping and medical centers. With a strong focus on establishing a sense of self and purpose in residents, AlmaVia of San Rafael offers spacious, pet-friendly apartment homes. On-site amenities include a restaurant-style dining room, walking paths, a chapel, and a large library. Social engagements are holistic-based and feature learning and volunteer opportunities, programs centered on healthy eating, and cultural experiences.

San Rafael, CA 94903


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Buena Vista Manor House

Buena Vista Manor House is a gracious, secure senior housing community serving the San Francisco area. The facility's staff provide assisted living and memory care services to senior citizens. Trained staff provides medication management, medical help, and mobility assistance 24-hours per day. Residents can enjoy Buena Vista Manor House's game room at their leisure, as well as the facility's library, reading room, and manicured garden area. Each suite comes with a private bath and overlooks the city and its parks.

San Francisco, CA 94117


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Golden Age Care

Golden Age Care assisted living in Millbrae, California, provides caring and compassionate care with a low two-to-one staff ratio in a homelike environment. Team members monitor medication, cook, and take care of housekeeping, laundry, and linen services. Residents enjoy private furnished rooms with cable TV and intercom systems and are encouraged to bring personal belongs from home, such as wall pictures. A common outdoor area is available for social interactions.

Millbrae, CA 94030


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Home Sweet Home Senior Care

Home Sweet Home Senior Care offers warm, nurturing assisted living services in San Francisco, California. This family-owned and operated facility strives to deliver exceptional care centered in a familial environment that's comfortable and safe. Dementia and memory care, meal prep, medication management, daily housekeeping and laundry, and assistance with daily living activities are available, along with daily recreational and social programs to keep residents engaged and happy. Home Sweet Home Senior Care also offers hospice services on site.

Daly City, CA 94015


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Magnolia of Millbrae

Magnolia of Millbrae is a retirement home located in Millbrae, California, a few miles from San Francisco. Its welcoming environment includes assisted living services, and every resident has a private one- or two-bedroom apartment. Magnolia of Millbrae's amenities include fine dining at all meals, a fitness center, an ice cream parlor, and personal or scheduled group transportation to nearby locations and attractions. The community also encourages physical activity and wellness by offering exercise programs and educational seminars.

Millbrae, CA 94030


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Peninsula Reflections

Peninsula Reflections, located in Colma, California, provides assisted living care in a welcoming, homelike environment. Specializing in memory care, the facility is designed for the unique needs of residents living with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. Rooms come furnished and offer a view of either Colma's rolling hills or a flower-filled courtyard, and every apartment has emergency pull cords. Residents enjoy regular enrichment activities, such as pet therapy and live musical performances, and they can participate in community volunteer opportunities.

Colma, CA 94014


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Providence Place

Providence Place is an assisted living, daycare, and dementia care community in San Francisco, California. It provides dignified personal care for elderly residents. Services include delicious meals, assistance with activities of daily living, wellness monitoring, and medication management. Residents and their family members enjoy peace of mind when it comes to safety since the community has passcode-enabled security and sends regular wellness reports to family members of the residents.

San Francisco, CA 94115


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Rhoda Goldman Plaza

Built on the Jewish faith, the Rhoda Goldman Plaza is a community for older adults experiencing the effects of aging that provides access to care staff for the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). A nonprofit based in Lower Pacific Heights and built in 2000, an RN, LVNs, and CNAs provide assisted living and memory care services to residents of all faiths. A vigorous community of active adults participate in rich on- and offsite lifelong learning and programming in both Memory Caring and the larger Assisted Living community. The staff has longevity with very low turnover, providing care as needed according to a customized wellness plan. There are more full-time staff than residents, reflecting the community’s nonprofit mission.

San Francisco, CA 94115


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Sagebrook Senior Living at San Francisco

Sagebrook Senior Living, located in San Francisco, California, has an assisted living program offering heartfelt services and amenities to help seniors lead vital lives while they receive the supportive care they need. Daily enrichment calendars encompass exciting activities that range from tai chi exercises to local outings to game and movie nights. Caring staff assist residents who need help with bathing, dressing, and other daily life tasks. A courtyard garden and spacious studio apartments provide a comfortable environment for residents.

San Francisco, CA 94118


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The Redwoods

The Redwoods is located in San Francisco, California. Caregivers assist residents with bathing, grooming, getting dressed, and mobility. The staff handles laundry, housekeeping, provides three daily meals, and offers 24-hour supervision. The cyber-seniors technology program allows residents to sign up for tutoring to strengthen their intellectual skills. Residents can learn about wellness health discussions, and excursions such as trips to the Marin Farmer's Market, bookstores, and museums are available. The Redwoods has a library and common areas for socializing.

Mill Valley, CA 94941


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The Tamalpais

The Tamalpais, founded in 1969, is a senior living community located in Greenbrae, California, in Marin County. The community is owned and run by Sequoia Living, a nonprofit organization. The Tamalpais offers 24/7 assisted living care, including help with bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, mobility, and medicine management. Amenities include spacious luxury apartments with views, a heated indoor pool, fitness center, hiking trails, library, spa, and putting green. Residents can engage in various outings and enjoy a wide range of social activities.

Greenbrae, CA 94904


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Villa Marin

Villa Marin is a retirement community where residents can live independently and comfortably in private units. It has a range of housing options, from stylish living spaces to 3-bedroom condos, and residents can enjoy trips to local museums and events as well as healthy meals in the main dining room. Its community offers an indoor pool, library, auditorium, and gift shop. Villa Marin also has an on-site medical clinic and assisted living services.

San Rafael, CA 94903


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Westborough Royale

Westborough Royale is an assisted living community located in San Francisco, California. Caregivers assist residents with grooming and dressing, and a personalized care program assessment helps staff understand how to care for the residents appropriately. Health and wellness programs offer physical exercises, such as yoga and tai chi, and also include brain games to keep the mind sharp. Social clubs, karaoke, gardening, bingo, and arts and crafts are encouraged to keep the residents active.

South San Francisco, CA 94080


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