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

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Walnut Creek
  • Read more than 80 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 Walnut Creek is $4,325, which is lower than the state average of $4,500 and higher than the national average of $4,051.

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 Walnut Creek, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the Walnut Creek area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Walnut Creek 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.

An Oak Grove Manor
Assisted Living
Not Listed
Located next to Mount Diablo State Park, An Oak Grove Manor surrounds residents with the natural beauty of the East Bay. This assisted living community has well-maintained outdoor areas, with a fountain, a garden and paths where residents take daily mini-walks. Seniors can also go on outings to local venues, such as Boundary Oaks Golf Course and the Encina Center. When seniors remain on-site, they receive 24-hour care in a small, homelike setting, equipped with private rooms, communal areas and wash rooms. Whether residents require assistance with their medication schedule or with daily living activities, the around-the-clock care workers are always ready to respond. An Oak Grove Manor also helps residents schedule transportation and refill prescriptions.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors praise the well-maintained grounds and excellent staff with one reviewer saying, "It's safe, secure, spotless but also homey in decor. And the grounds are beautiful. ...The staff has been quite stable over the years, and they're all certified nurse assistants and knowledgeable. The admin/owner is very hands-on and does a good job of training the CNAs."
3.99 out of 5 stars
(16) Reviews
2801 Oak Grove Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Atria Valley View
Atria Walnut Creek
Belrose Care Home
Byron Park
Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill
Classic Care Home of Walnut Creek
Sunrise of Walnut Creek
The Kensington
Tiffany Court of Walnut Creek

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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