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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Gilroy area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 18 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Gilroy
  • Read more than 140 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Gilroy is $6,000, which is higher than the state average of $5,250 and considerably higher than the national average of $4,300.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Gilroy, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 18 communities in the Gilroy area. Trusted Communities’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Gilroy area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Aegis Living Aptos
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
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Aegis Living Aptos is surrounded by landscaped gardens and is located within the Heather Terrace housing development, where residents frequently attend local events in addition to those organized within the facility. They are also within a short walk of The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park — a popular spot for those who enjoy nature walks. Caregivers provide 24/7 care to attend to individual needs, such as personal grooming and medication management. There are also many organized activities, enabling seniors to indulge in their hobbies or learn something new. There are frequent sessions relating to the arts and various exercises designed to develop physical and mental agility and educational programs, including TED talks. Meals are served restaurant-style, using only locally sourced fresh farm produce, and snacks throughout the day.
What Residents are Saying:
The high standard of care by the staff is regularly mentioned in reviews of Aegis Living Aptos. The child of one resident said, "Mom has been at Aegis for several months, and I'm impressed with the loving care she receives. The staff is quick to inform us of her needs and activities. Management is very proactive in promoting resident welfare."
4.31 out of 5 stars
(42) Reviews
125 Heather Ter., Aptos, CA 95003
Brookdale San Jose
Carlton Senior Living San Jose
Loma Clara Senior Living
Merrill Gardens at Gilroy
Montecito Manor
Primavera Gardens
Valley Pines Assisted Living
Westmont of Morgan Hill
Whispering Pines Inn

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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