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Senior Living Communities 55 and Older

San Bruno, CA independent living communities are senior housing that can sometimes be mistaken for assisted living facilities because both offer senior apartments. The size of an senior living community in San Bruno can vary from less than 20 senior apartments to more than 100 senior apartments.

Independent living communities in San Bruno are aimed at adults over 55 who need little or no assistance with activities of daily living. Most are affordable senior living communities, and some are low-income senior communities. As with any San Bruno, CA senior apartment, you can hire in-home help separately if required.

San Bruno independent living communities are also known as retirement communities and senior apartments. Use our San Bruno independent living community placement and referral agency service to help you find some of the best San Bruno, CA senior living communities.

Services, Amenities and Activities

San Bruno, CA independent retirement communities, offer a secure environment while promoting an active lifestyle. These communities are homes for independent and active retirees who want to live among peers. These retirement communities provide specific services, amenities, and activities with structured settings designed for seniors.

The services provided in independent living communities may include transportation, on-site spas, beauty salons, barbershops, daily meals, basic housekeeping, laundry services, and a monthly newsletter with scheduled events.

Independent living communities may also offer amenities such as swimming pools, a fitness center, tennis courts, even a golf course or other clubs and interest groups.

Activity centers or clubhouses are available on-site to allow seniors to connect with their neighbours. Residents participate in community activities, such as arts and crafts, exercise classes, holiday gatherings, continuing education classes, or movie nights.

You’ll want to know if they cater to your favorite hobbies or interests. You may want to know if there is a fitness center, game room, or coffee shop available on-site. Perhaps there are some activities that you’ve never explored before. Some San Bruno, CA retirement communities partner with nearby universities to offer academic classes and cultural events.

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living

Independent living communities and assisted living facilities are different. Assisted living facilities are designed to help seniors who have a decline in health. In some way, they need assistance with basic ADLs such as bathing, dressing, supervision of medications, and more.

Use our San Bruno assisted living facility placement and referral agency service to search for San Bruno, CA assisted living facilities.

If you require little to no assistance with daily living activities, then an independent living community would be the best fit.


I want to thank Carewatchers for their website of senior care and housing. Their site made it easy for me to find Independent Living Communities in my city. I've told my friends about this website for seniors and encourage all my friends to use it.

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- Dennis Rush

My husband and I were selling our house, and we started researching independent living facilities in our state. We ran across Carewatcher's website, which provided us information about these facilities, as well they listed up to four places in each city for us to call. Very helpful, thank you!

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- Grace and George Sparks

I found a beautiful independent living community on Carewatcher's website. They made it easy for me to find the facility that provided just what I needed. I have great new friends to enjoy activities with and share stories. The best part, no more yard work!

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- M. Acevedo

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Steps to Connect With a Senior Care Facility

Send us your info

Below are nine senior care options that cover care facilities, independent living, and in-home care. Under each option, there is a short description outlining the care or service of the care option. Select the option that you feel best suits the needs of your loved one. If you're not sure, don't worry. It can be changed as you go through the process. Now that you have selected your care option-click the link "Select this option."

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As you complete the form, please read it carefully. The information you provide the facility or care agency is key to a successful placement. Note, if you don't have your loved one's physician's report, just put their diagnosis as you believe it to be. Also, make sure their monthly care budget is what you have selected. In the comments box, enter any information you think would be helpful to the facility or care agency — Submit the form.

Facility will review your info

If you requested the facilities or care agencies to call you, expect up to four calls over the next twenty-four hours. They will answer any questions you may have about your loved one's care needs. From that point, if you are satisfied, you can set up a tour with one or all of them. Be prepared with a physician's report during the visit so that you can have an idea of the cost of care. If you choose to go forward after your visit, the facility will set up a time to assess your loved one.

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Adult Day Care Centers

Adult day care centers focus on social interaction with adults and older persons. Adult day health care (ADHC) provides day care to adults with chronic medical conditions. Use our adult day care center placement and referral agency to find adult day care centers.

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Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living facilities provide seniors more companionship and some assistance in day-to-day living. Assisted living facilities come in all sizes. Our assisted living facility placement and referral agency will help seniors find the right private pay assisted living community.

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Continuing Care Communities

Continuing care communities are a combination of memory care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. CCRC's are owned by private companies and staffed to provide a "continuum of care". There are three basic types of contracts for care in a CCRC.

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Hospice Care Facilities

Hospice care is more than a place of care, hospice is a unique kind of care for people with advanced illnesses. Hospice care is a specialized care that accepts dying as the final stage of life. Use our hospice care facility placement and referral agency to find hospice care facilities.

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Independent Living Communities

Independent living is simply any housing arrangement designed for seniors, generally those aged 55 and over. These communities are for seniors who need no care. Use our independent living community placement and referral agency to find independent living.

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In-Home Care Agencies

Home care and in-home care are sometimes referred to as home health care, home health and private duty. Our home care placement and referral agency will help clients find in-home care, home care, home health care and private duty home care close to you.

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Memory Care Facilities

Memory care is a term that refers to specialized care provided by some facilities to help elder/seniors and other individuals affected by memory impairment. Use our memory care facility placement and referral agency to find private pay memory care facilities.

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Residential Care Homes

Residential Care Homes are also known as adult family homes, adult family care homes, care homes, residential care facilities and personal care homes. Our residential care home placement and referral agency will help seniors find the appropriate senior care home.

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Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skilled nursing facilities are normally the highest level of care for older adults outside of a hospital. Nursing homes provide custodial care, which includes getting in and out of bed. Use our skilled nursing facility placement and referral agency to help you find the right facility.

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