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

  • Sorted through 50 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in San Bruno
  • Read more than 110 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 San Bruno is $4,750, which is higher than the state average of $4,500 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 San Bruno, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 50 communities in the San Bruno area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the San Bruno 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.

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AlmaVia of San Francisco
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
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Located next to the scenic San Francisco Golf Club and Lake Merced Park, AlmaVia of San Francisco is a pet-friendly community offering assisted living and memory care in a warm, homelike environment. The facility encourages residents' independence and freedom of choice, and the kind, compassionate staff members include an interfaith spiritual director. Residents can spend time reflecting in the on-site chapel, stroll along the landscaped grounds' paved walking paths or unwind with friends in the relaxing tea room. The restaurant-style dining room services nutritious, tasty meals, and a private dining room is available for special occasions.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers like the community's location and amenities. One wrote, "The setting is lovely. It's near St. Thomas More Church, and the neighborhood is pleasant--with lots of trees and a walking path. ... They also have a wonderful calendar of social events and activities. ... It's a Catholic community, so there's lots of interaction with the church, as well."
4.06 out of 5 stars
(21) Reviews
One Thomas More Way, San Francisco, CA 10405
Atria Burlingame
Sunrise of San Mateo
Atria Daly City
Sunrise of Burlingame
Cadence Millbrae
The Trousdale
The Magnolia of Millbrae
Atria Park of San Mateo
Peninsula Del Rey

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.

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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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