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April 3, 2016

Excellent Independent/Assisted Living Communities Close to Walnut Creek and Lafayette.

I just created this list for a specific client, but I thought it may be helpful to some of you or relatives or friends who may need this:

Merrill Gardens

  • The new building on Mt Diablo in Lafayette
  • www.merrillgardens.com
  • Independent, Assisted and Memory Care
  • Kate is the Marketing Manager 925-298-2779
  • I had a friend who was very well taken care of a Merrill Gardens in Vallejo. He died at 98 ½! 

The Kensington

  • 1580 Geary near North Main
  • Independent, Assisted Living, Memory Car
  • www.vintagesenior.com/theKensington
  • Jackie Garcia is the Marketing Manager
  • 925-952-7837
  • Friends have reported to me this is a very nice place.

Atria Valley View

  • Rossmoor Parkway across from Safeway
  • 925-478-7413
  • Gina Aguilar is the Marketing Manager
  • Independent and Assisted Living

Atria Park of Lafayette (Assisted and memory care only)

Atria Walnut Creek (formerly Atria Montego Heights)

  • 1400 Montego, Walnut Creek
  • 925-478-4259
  • Pet friendly.  Near Muir Hospital (really, really near, like a block).

Carlton Senior Living (formerly Chateau III)

  • 175 Cleaveland Road, Pleasant Hill
  • 925-935-1001
  • Carltonseniorliving.com/location/downtown-pleasant-hill
  • Independent, Assisted and Memory Care
  • This is the one that looks like a brand new ocean liner, very impressive
  • Close to the movies (senior day is Monday), restaurants, shops

The Heritage Pointe

  • 1785 Shuey Avenue (right across from Scott’s parking on Bonanza)
  • 925-943-7427
  • Independent Living, Home care “available”.
  • This is a lovely facility right downtown Walnut Creek (the restaurant and independent shop part of downtown).
  • Close also to Kaiser main campus if she is a Kaiser member.