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Page Reviewed / Updated – May 2, 2023
Situated in the heart of Northern California’s thriving San Joaquin Valley, the city of Lodi is a quaint community with a small-town feeling. Surrounded by locally owned family farms, it’s home to several world-famous wineries, which offer tours and tastings with discounts for senior visitors.
Just over 67,000 people live in and around Lodi, and 13.5% of them are aged 65 and older. The cost of living is significantly lower than California’s average. Lodi gets plenty of sunshine and just enough rain to make the strawberries grow. Seniors in Lodi have access to excellent medical care, including Adventist Health Dameron and Sutter Medical Plaza Elk Grove, both of which have senior health specialties and accept Medicare.
The 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey lists Lodi’s average cost for assisted living as well below the $5,250 state average per month for California, and $851 a month less than the $4,500 national average. Nearby communities tend to be significantly more expensive, at $6,000 average cost per month for assisted living in San Jose and $6,319 in San Francisco.
Note: Data for Lodi was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Stockton, was used instead.
This guide lists the top 10 assisted living facilities in and around Lodi, California, to help seniors and their families find their best option.
J.D. Power rated Brookdale Lodi #1 in Customer Satisfaction for 2022, earning this 82-resident community a top spot on our list. Offering a mix of studio and one-bedroom apartments for independent and assisted living, Brookdale is part of a large network of communities in Northern California that shares resources, expertise and experienced staff to create the best possible living experience. The community has a well-equipped fitness center, garden and patio, and a heated spa. All rooms have basic cable, and there's a computer room with staff on hand to help with technical issues.
Balance Assisted Living and Memory Care
Balance Assisted Living and Memory Care is one of the most highly rated and recognized senior living facilities in the San Joaquin Valley. For several years, this community has earned a Favorite Assisted Living award from Lodi News. The residence has a 24-hour staff that provides personal assistance and care in a cozy, homelike setting. Meals, laundry and linen service are provided, as are resident transportation and recreational activities. Balance has a spacious, home-style dining room where residents can share three meals and snacks a day, with feeding assistance if needed.
River Fountains of Lodi
River Fountains of Lodi is nestled near one of the many tributaries of the Mokelumne River, in quiet and serene surroundings. It offers shared and private rooms for its small community of seniors. Residents are accepted at any stage of ability, from independent to assisted living, and beyond. The secure community has 24-hour staffing, and all-day meals and snacks in the dining room. In the fitness room, residents can join in on the daily exercise classes, then enjoy an ice cream social in the party space before finishing out the day with a movie night in the TV lounge.
Oakmont of Lodi
Oakmont of Lodi is a resort-style senior community with a comprehensive list of amenities, earning it a place on this top-10 list. More active residents at Oakmont have access to a pool and spa, bocce ball court and a nine-hole golf course. Others may enjoy the coffee shop, computer room, and landscaped garden areas. There's a party space and a TV room for socializing and watching movies, and all rooms have high-speed internet, basic cable and free Wi-Fi. There's also a security fence with an access gate that helps keep the community safe.
The Commons on Thornton
The Commons on Thornton offers the best of California delta living in warm and quiet surroundings. This community offers efficiency studio apartments, one- and two-bedroom units, and companion suites for its 110 residents. Rooms have their own kitchenettes, though shared meals are served all day in the community dining hall. There's a beauty and barber shop, garden and patio areas outside, and fitness room indoors in the main building. The Commons on Thornton offers weekly housekeeping and linen and laundry service, and resident transportation is provided for medical appointments, shopping and personal trips.
O'Connor Woods is an Eskaton-managed community, part of a national network of highly rated senior living communities. This sprawling residence on Wagner Heights Road houses up to 500 seniors aged 62 and over in a blend of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, with detached cottages available for more independent seniors. Basic cable, Wi-Fi and utilities are included, as are on-call computer technicians who can help with technical issues. There's also a private chapel on the grounds, along with a nine-hole putting green.
Camlu Assisted Living
Small pets are welcome at Camlu Assisted Living, a 70-and-over senior community located just up the road from Swenson Park Golf Course. This residence has plenty of amenities to keep a thriving community of up to 120 seniors engaged, including a coffee shop, party space, TV room and library where discussions and book club meetings take place. Residents can sign on for arts and crafts lessons in the activity center, schedule complimentary transportation around town, and take care of their personal needs at the on-site beauty salon and barber shop.
Rio Las Palmas
Rio Las Palmas offers seniors a safe, relaxed atmosphere that keeps mind and body engaged. This community has roomy companion suites, along with efficiency studio apartments and both one- and two-bedroom units. Depending on the floor plan, rooms have kitchens or kitchenettes, though there's a shared dining room in the main building offering special menus and all-day snacks. There's a library and fitness room, along with a well-equipped computer room where residents can take computer classes from professional staff. Leisure time can be shared in the coffee shop, or outdoors in the sheltered garden and patio area.
The Oaks at Inglewood
The Oaks at Inglewood treats residents to a luxurious and relaxing experience. There's a heated spa, which may be especially welcome after senior-friendly workout classes in the fitness room, or a day spent gardening outdoors under the California sun. Seniors who live in the studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments at The Oaks can prepare meals at home in their rooms' kitchens and kitchenettes, or call down for complimentary room service. There's a computer room on-site, as well as a TV room and a well-stocked library where a local book club holds meetings.
The Commons at Elk Grove
U.S. News and World Report has awarded The Commons at Elk Grove the title of Best Memory Care for 2022-23, a distinction that earns this community a spot on our list. Situated further north than most of the other entries on this list, The Commons is close to Sacramento's thriving downtown shopping and entertainment scene. Seniors who live here share chef-prepared meals made from locally sourced, farm-fresh ingredients, and guests are always welcome at the table. There's also a casual bistro with an attached coffee bar for less-formal hangouts.