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

  • Sorted through 37 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 12 hours researching assisted living communities in Hayward
  • Read more than 115 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 Hayward is $4,750, which is higher than the state average of $4,500 and the national average of $4,051.

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 Hayward, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 37 communities in the Hayward area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Hayward 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 Gardens
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite, Skilled Nursing
Not Listed
With Asian-inspired decor, cuisine and activities, Aegis Gardens offers seniors of Asian heritage a culturally authentic place to call home. There's a strong emphasis on traditions and customs, and the restaurant-style meals include Mandarin and Cantonese favorites, such as roast duck, congee and preserved egg porridge. The caring, respectful staff are bilingual, and recreational activities include origami, calligraphy, Mahjong and painting. We included Aegis Gardens in this top 10 list because of the strong focus on preserving Asian culture in a way that's authentic, respectful and familiar.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting family members appreciate the variety of activities available for residents. One says, "They have movies at night and happy hours on Fridays. They have music played by a harpist, a band or a violinist and have a big grand piano. Every Friday night, they have some kind of entertainment, so it is very lovely."
4.35 out of 5 stars
(31) Reviews
36281 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
Baywood Court
Carefield Castro Valley
Carlton Senior Living San Leandro
Casa Sandoval Senior Living
Fremont Hills
Marymount Villa
Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro
Pacifica Senior Living Union City
St. Regis Retirement Center

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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