Located approximately 30 miles west of downtown Los Angeles and just 20 miles from the incredible Malibu beaches, West Hills seniors live in a beautiful neighborhood that serves as a quiet retreat from big city life. Along with L.A.’s many cultural attractions, such as the Griffith Observatory and the Getty Museum, West Hills residents can easily access the scenic nature trails of Topanga State Park and its own Roscoe-Valley Circle Park and El Escorpion Park. Seniors who enjoy shopping can peruse the many upscale boutiques at Westfield Topanga and The Village Topanga and The Village.
With over 41,000 residents, West Hills provides seniors with a less crowded feel than other Los Angeles neighborhoods and attracts an older population. To accommodate the area’s aging adults, the nearby Canoga Park Senior Citizen Center invites seniors to participate in a nutritional meal program, experiment with new hobbies and attend social dances. For seniors interested in making this peaceful area of Los Angeles home, we’ve formed a list of what we consider to be West Hills’ top 10 assisted living facilities.
Sunrise of West Hills
9012 Topanga Canyon Rd.
Canoga Park, CA 91304
At Sunrise of West Hills, passionate staff members provide residents with compassionate assisted living and memory care services and host regular educational and social events to keep family members involved and informed. On the well-manicured grounds, residents can stroll beneath shady trees or chat with friends from the quaint porch’s row of rocking chairs. The comfortable, amenities-filled building includes a cozy fireside living room and a casual bistro with a jukebox. In the restaurant-style dining hall, professional chefs cook nutritious meals from scratch and meet with residents to develop exciting menus based on their favorite foods.
Fallbrook Glen of West Hills
6833 Fallbrook Ave.
West Hills, CA 91307
Fallbrook Glen of West Hills is an assisted living and memory care facility with stunning outdoor living spaces that made it a must for our list of West Hills’ top 10. The manicured gardens are filled with a wide variety of blooming plants and shrubs, and the attractive brick patio is the perfect spot for residents to mingle and enjoy the fresh air. Some apartments even include private porches with scenic views of the grounds’ leafy trees. Inside, residents can play stimulating games in the activity room or enjoy a classic film and snacks in the plush, cozy movie theater.
West Valley Assisted Living
7055 Shoup Ave.
West Hills, CA 91307
Adjacent to Bell Creek and the West Valley Post Acute skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, West Valley Assisted Living offers residents ample stress-reducing amenities and services administered by a friendly yet highly professional staff. At this award-winning facility, residents can spend leisure time unwinding in one of two shared living rooms with televisions, or retreat to peaceful, private and shared rooms equipped with personal thermostats and emergency call systems. Natural light shines through the interfaith chapel’s colorful stained-glass windows, and the on-site beauty salon offers professional haircuts and stylings.
Fairwinds – West Hills
8138 Woodlake Ave.
West Hills, CA 91304
We selected Fairwinds – West Hills for our list of West Hills’ top 10 assisted living facilities for the building’s bright, open feel and upscale ambiance with colorful artwork. Stunning architectural details include ornate high ceilings, wooden floors and a beautiful staircase in the facility’s elegant lobby. In the attractive restaurant-style dining hall, residents can order well-balanced meals cooked with fresh ingredients while listening to musicians play soothing music on the baby grand piano. Additionally, amenities, such as the on-site fitness center, stylish beauty salon and manicured, tree-filled grounds, make it easy for residents to enjoy active, fulfilling lifestyles.
17650 Devonshire St.
Northridge, CA 91325
Located near California State University’ Northridge Campus and the Northridge Recreation Center, Brookdale Northridge provides assisted living, memory care and nursing care to seniors, making it possible for residents to age in place. The pet-friendly facility has a homelike ambiance with an array of spacious apartments with large windows, private patios and walk-in closets. Outside, the stunning courtyard is filled with palm trees, gardens, walking paths and shady tables, perfect for casual gatherings with friends.
20801 Devonshire St.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Brookdale Chatsworth is a vibrant, homelike assisted living facility located walking distance from an abundance of shops and restaurants and the peaceful, family-friendly Mason Park. For stimulating recreation, residents can participate in any of the eight B-Fit exercise classes, practice their gardening skills in the outdoor courtyard or peruse the colorful books in the cozy, well-stocked library. The facility also hosts on-site worship services, frequent volunteer opportunities and creative classes in art and floral design. If that weren’t enough, additional amenities include a beauty salon, wellness center and private dining room where residents can host intimate family gatherings.
Sunrise at Wood Ranch
190 Tierra Rejada Rd.
Simi Valley, CA 93065
At this cozy, homelike assisted living and memory care facility, a highly experienced professional dining service coordinator designs exquisite menus that include tasty desserts and are inspired by the tastes of the residents. Along with enjoying the companionship of a friendly community pet, residents are welcome to bring along their own furry companions. Visiting children can frolic in the outdoor playground, and residents can explore the pristine grounds filled with paved walking paths and a private courtyard with a trickling fountain and shady trees. Sunrise at Wood Ranch also offers residents beautiful mountain views thanks to its scenic Simi Valley location.
Brookdale North Tarzana
5711 Reseda Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356
Brookdale North Tarzana is a pet-friendly assisted living facility surrounded by lush greenery, tall palm trees and a sunny outdoor patio. The building has a unique architectural design that creates a homelike feel and contains a warm, cheerfully decorated dining hall. The well-designed apartments have kitchenettes, full bathrooms and abundant closet space. Amenities, such as the game room and beauty salon, provide opportunities for socializing. Additionally, residents and visiting loved ones can park in the convenient indoor parking garage.
Meadowbrook Senior Living at Agoura Hills
5217 Chesebro Rd.
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
We selected Meadowbrook Senior Living at Agoura Hills for our West Hills top 10 list for its stunning interiors, lively atmosphere and robust activities program. In the striking atrium-style lobby with high ceilings, two beautiful staircases surround an abundance of green plants and comfortable seating. The spacious, homelike living room is centered by a warm fireplace, and residents can exercise in the on-site fitness center, catch a film in the upscale theater and shoot pool on the billiards table.
Brookdale Gardens of Tarzana
18700 Burbank Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356
At Brookdale Gardens of Tarzana, friendly staff members prioritize helping residents feel welcome and comfortable in their new home. New residents can receive assistance with moving logistics, such as unloading furniture and decorating their cozy apartments. The building’s brick facade and second floor balconies give it a homey ambiance, and the shared living room’s spacious feel is enhanced by vaulted ceilings. Additionally, residents can visit the on-site fitness center, wellness center and beauty salon as they please.
Is West Hills the Right Choice for You?
As residents of scenic West Hills, seniors benefit from Los Angeles’ warm Mediterranean climate with mild winters and an enviable average of 284 sunny days per year. When not enjoying the neighborhood’s views of rolling hills and the quiet setting, seniors can attend one of Los Angeles’s professional sporting events or take a short trip to the nearby Pacific Coast.