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

  • Sorted through 42 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 10 hours researching assisted living communities in Novato
  • Read more than 95 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 Novato is $4,794, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,030 and the national average of $4,051.

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Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Novato, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 42 communities in the Novato area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Novato 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 Corte Madera
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Memory Care, Respite
Not listed
Aegis Living Corte Madera offers 24-hour support and professional assisted living. Services include help completing daily tasks such as grooming, dressing and mobility. Staff members prepare a robust line-up of daily activities, including social events, educational lectures and exercise programs designed to nurture active, meaningful lifestyles. Residents are treated to three meals each day, with dishes handcrafted by chefs. Seasonal menus keep selections feeling fresh and ensure residents' dining experience is interesting. Snacks are provided at the all-day bistro. Salon services are available on-site so seniors can enjoy being pampered, and soothing outdoor garden areas let residents relax surrounded by natural beauty. Additional amenities include a well-stocked library and private cinema.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers love the elegant community, with one stating, "We chose Aegis of Corte Madera for my mother because it was to my mother's liking. It was a beautiful place." Another notes, "It was very attractive and spacious. There were lots of lights. The rooms were very nice."
4.16 out of 5 stars
(28) Reviews
5555 Paradise Dr., Corte Madera, CA 94925
AlmaVia of San Rafael
Atria Tamalpais Creek
Cypress at Golden Gate
Drake Terrace
Elegance at Novato
Heritage on the Marina
Oakmont of Novato
The Redwoods
Villa Marin

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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