In order to find the top assisted living communities in the San Jose area, our team of researchers sorted through 304 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 39 hours researching assisted living communities in San Jose
  • Interviewed 19 facility staff members
  • Read more than 208 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 26 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 Jose is $5,500, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,500 and the national average of $4,000.

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 Jose, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 304 communities in the San Jose area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the San Jose 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.

Belmont Village San Jose
150
Studio, 1 bedroom
Assisted living, memory care
$6,620
Belmont Village San Jose is a luxury facility that offers more amenities than the average assisted living facility in San Jose. Residents can choose from 24 possible meal options every day. They can also enjoy the on-site fitness center with professional guidance, complimentary Wi-Fi, and transportation to locations in the community. A full social calendar offers seniors the opportunity to be as active as they want to be. The facility also offers assistance with activities of daily living. Services include medication management, diabetes care, and physical rehabilitation. The community is staffed with nurses 24/7. In addition, memory care residents have individually planned care and a safe, secure environment in which to explore and thrive.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members of residents love the staff and personalized care here. One family member says, “My mom sometimes has periods where she’s upset, and they have a pal check on her immediately and help calm her down.”
4.2 out of 5
(45) Reviews
500 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose, CA 95128
Belmont Village Sunnyvale
BridgePoint at Los Altos
Brookdale San Jose
Carlton Senior Living San Jose
Cedar Creek Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Center
Fremont Hills
Golden Heritage Living
Lincoln Glen Manor
Lincoln Retirement Villa

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

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
amenities.

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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