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CITY San mateo county
Get Pricing & Availability for Assisted Living in San Mateo County, CA

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Known as a bridge between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, San Mateo County has much to offer older adults. Several of the county’s municipalities, including Daly City and Redwood City, belong to the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. The area’s wine and food scene is notable, and aquatic activities are easy to find. History buffs will enjoy visiting the San Mateo County History Museum, while art lovers will feel at home in the Peninsula Museum of Art. A variety of parks and trails offers opportunities for outdoor activities, and the region’s excellent climate makes them easy to enjoy year-round.

For healthcare services, seniors in the county can easily access the San Mateo Medical Center and the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, which has a team dedicated to caring for older adults. Sequoia Hospital provides an additional option. 

In San Mateo County, the average cost of assisted living is $6,100 per month. Rates vary between communities in the county based on location, amenities and specific services provided. Median assisted living costs in San Mateo County are higher than both the California state average of $5,000, and the national average of $4,300.

Note: Information for San Mateo County was not available, so data from the nearest city, San Francisco, was used.

Browse our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in San Mateo County to find one that meets your needs.

Brookdale Redwood City

Brookdale Redwood City offers many activities for its residents, including health and fitness events, movie nights and happy hours. Seniors can also play billiards or enjoy the outdoors on the community's landscaped grounds, which feature walking paths. A beauty and barber shop provides personal pampering, and a library and private dining room round out the community's common areas. Concierge and transportation services help make life convenient for Brookdale Redwood City's residents. Additional offerings include housekeeping services and restaurant-style dining, and the staff members are always available to help with personal care and medication management.

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Atria Park of San Mateo

Atria Park of San Mateo is a waterfront senior living community that offers painting classes, ice cream socials and many other engaging activities and events. Residents enjoy chef-prepared meals and vegetarian, ethnic and kosher meals are offered on the menu. Advanced supportive services, such as catheter care and diabetes management, are available for seniors who require higher levels of care. Getting to destinations is easy for the community's residents thanks to shuttle and town car services. Other amenities include a game room and worship space.

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Peninsula Del Rey

Situated near South Bay and San Francisco's bustling downtown, Peninsula Del Rey offers quick access to shopping destinations and medical facilities. Residents can relax in the community's gardens and outdoor seating areas, stroll along the walking paths and take part in exercise classes in the fitness center. The studio, one- and two-bedroom residences are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system so seniors can access help whenever it's needed, and the staff assists with transportation, personal care and medication management.

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  • Wellness plans encompassing physical, emotional, social and intellectual elements
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen services provided

Atria Burlingame

Atria Burlingame is located near Washington Park and provides easy access to the San Francisco International Airport. This pet-friendly community offers a warm, homey atmosphere, and residents can call on staff members, including nurses, for help around the clock. Amenities include a patio, outdoor dining area, library and parking garage for resident and guest use. A concierge service is available for residents' convenience, as well as escort and transfer assistance when needed.

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Atria Daly City

Staff of Atria Daly City takes residents on regular shopping trips and visits to area museums and theaters, and their dedication is why this community earned a spot on our 10-best list. Additional perks of living here include around-the-clock staff availability and customized service plans. Seniors receive emergency-alert wristbands or pendants for enhanced safety. Among the common areas are a game room, media room and worship space. There's also an on-site wellness center to help residents stay healthy, and scheduled transportation is available, so they can keep appointments and run errands with ease.

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Sunrise of San Mateo

Sunrise of San Mateo's long-tenured care managers create personalized plans to meet the needs of each resident, and wellness checks are performed regularly by the on-staff nurse. The community plans a range of engaging activities for residents, including concerts, group games, themed social hours, movie nights and dining and shopping outings. Seniors can peruse the on-site library, gather with their peers in the fireplace-equipped sitting room, stroll the outdoor walking paths or relax on the garden patio.

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Sunrise of Belmont

Sunrise of Belmont is situated near the San Mateo Medical Center and the Carlmont Village Shopping Center, and it offers great views of the Peninsula Hills' natural beauty. Staff members are on hand around the clock to assist residents with housekeeping, laundry and personal care needs. Seniors enjoy restaurant-style dining and a selection of well-balanced, made-from-scratch menu items each day. A full calendar of social, recreational and fitness activities are offered to help residents stay in shape and engaged.

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  • Monthly wellness visits with on-staff nurse
  • Scheduled meetings with residents and families

Mills Estate Villa

Mills Estate Villa is on our list of San Mateo County's 10-best assisted living facilities because of its focus on providing personalized support while promoting residents' independence. Staff is on hand 24/7 to provide assistance with seniors' day-to-day needs, such as personal care and medication management. Group meals, regular fitness- and arts-focused activities and community events such as ice cream socials encourage seniors to get to know each other, and small pets are welcomed.

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Atria at Foster Square

Thanks to Atria at Foster Square's 24/7 staffing, help is available whenever residents need it. This community's staff members aid with medication management and personal grooming, and they can also accompany residents to and from events and meals. Safety checks add to the attention residents receive, and housekeeping and linen services are provided. A full events calendar helps seniors stay busy, as do the community's on-site movie theater and fitness center.

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  • Staff assistance scheduling medical appointments
  • Apartments feature emergency alert systems

Sunrise of Burlingame

Sunrise of Burlingame is located conveniently close to the Burlingame Plaza Shopping Center and Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, and it offers quick access to highways 101 and 280. The community's culinary options are why it appears on this list, as the chefs prioritize using fresh, local ingredients and take residents' menu preferences into account. Activities include group trips and spiritual gatherings, as well as various resident-sponsored shared-interest clubs.

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