Seniors in Glendale enjoy close proximity to all that the Los Angeles area has to offer from a comfortable, suburban setting. For those with an affinity for the outdoors, the warm Mediterranean climate pairs with views of the San Gabriel Mountains, and it’s a short drive to the famous Griffith Park. Seniors aged 65 and older comprise 16.5% of its over 200,000 resident population, and three community centers provide aging services, such as free health screenings, legal assistance and nutritional meals. To promote lifelong learning, the city offers adults aged 50 and older free seminars at the Glendale Community College.
Ranked by Niche.com as the 11th Healthiest City to Live in America, Glendale is home to Glendale Memorial Hospital and the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. As residents of the third-largest city in Los Angeles County, seniors in Glendale pay an average of $4,500 per month for assisted living. We’re sharing 10 of the top facilities we think offer excellent value within this top-notch city.
Glen Park At Glendale-Mariposa Street
1220 Mariposa St.
Glendale, CA 91205
Set in a gated community 10 minutes from Glendale Memorial Hospital, Griffith Park and the shops at Glendale Galleria, this CARF-accredited community has nearly 30 years of experience providing seniors with high-quality early-stage memory care. Glen Park at Glendale-Mariposa Street is filled with lush rose gardens and convenient amenities that promote health and self-care, such as a beauty salon, library and daily juice bar. The one-story floor plan is easy for residents to navigate, while video surveillance equipment and a delayed egress system help family members feel at ease knowing their loved ones are safe and secure.
1230 E. Windsor Rd.
Glendale, CA 91205
With a daily transportation service to take residents on outings and scheduled appointments within a 15-mile radius, an on-site fitness center and beauty salon, Windsor encourages residents to retain their sense of freedom and independence. Outside, residents can barbeque or enjoy fresh air from the garden-side, shaded seating areas or commune indoors for a social game in the billiards room. The full-service community is located less than two miles from famed Glendale attractions, including the Museum of Neon Art and the Americana at Brand.
Glen Park at Glendale-Boynton Street
1250 Boynton St.
Glendale, CA 91205
Steps away from its sister community on Mariposa Street, Glen Park at Glendale-Boynton Street offers residents a fantastic location adjacent to Palmer Park and less than two miles from the Glendale Galleria and the Forest Lawn Museum. With a focus on late-state memory care, the pet-friendly facility’s secure, gated building creates a warm and homelike environment for residents to explore safely. The high 1:4 staff-to-resident ratio consists of certified memory care specialists who create multisensory experiences and facilitate engaging activities seven days per week.
Twelve Oaks Senior Living
2820 Sycamore Ave.
Glendale, CA 91214
Twelve Oaks Senior Livings’ plentiful, tranquil and gorgeous outdoor living areas where residents can enjoy the sunny and mild Glendale weather makes it a no-brainer for our list of Glendale’s top eight assisted living facilities. Five acres of beautiful grounds with sprawling oak trees and stunning San Gabriel Mountain views surround the cozy, light-filled cottages and large, open lodge and pavilion. With memory care coming soon, the assisted living program currently offers 48 units and 60 beds, and it provides stimulating activities that include pet visitations, piano recitals and expressive arts classes.
Leisure Vale Assisted Living
413 E. Cypress St.
Glendale, CA 91205
Staff at Leisure Vale Assisted Living make it a priority to ensure residents feel comfortable, secure and at home through personalized care plans, complimentary transportation services and customized meals suited to each individual’s needs. Residents have access to on-site physical, speech and occupational therapies, and the high-quality clinical support, such as dental, diagnostic and laboratory services, make this facility a sure bet for our list of Glendale’s top eight. When residents aren’t spending their time reading in the well-stocked library, relaxing near the outdoor garden waterfall or having their hair styled in the beauty salon, they can visit Griffith Park and downtown Glendale, only minutes away.
917 N. Louise St.
Glendale, CA 91207
Located just over two miles from the Los Angeles Zoo, Glen Terra is a luxurious assisted living facility with over 90 apartments in an array of comfortable and spacious floor plans. Many residents enjoy private balconies, and each room has its own thermostat, weekly housekeeping services and well-designed bathrooms. Common areas include an elegant, spacious outdoor patio, computer center and library. The fine-dining room uses tasteful linens and dinnerware, and for those who would prefer to eat in their rooms, meals can be delivered for a small extra fee.
Parkview of Glendale
426 Piedmont Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
Parkview of Glendale offers its assisted living residents restaurant-style dining with home-cooked meals, friendly, caring staff and an abundance of activities and cultural enrichment programs. The meal program accommodates special dietary needs, and along with providing medication management and reminders, the staff assists residents with tasks such as walking, bathing and dressing as needed. Residents live in studio apartments within an attractive two-story building with shady balconies and porches. Nearby, the landmark Alex Theatre and downtown Glendale are just over a mile away.
Broadview Residential Care Center
535 W. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91204
We included the five-star Broadview Residential Care Center in our list of Glendale’s top eight living facilities because of its beautiful grounds and outdoor living spaces. As residents stroll through the seven large, lush gardens surrounding the building and relax under the shade of the many tall trees, they may spot the two 50-year-old turtles in the koi pond. Indoors, the community contains seven large common areas, a country store and games room equipped with foosball, billiards and poker tables. The facility’s prime location near Griffith Park and two blocks from downtown makes it easy for residents to enjoy social outings and entertain visiting loved ones.
Is Glendale the Right Choice for You?
Glendale’s smaller size of 30 square miles places each of our highlighted assisted living facilities within reach of the popular Glendale Galleria mall, hiking trails and sunset views from Griffith Park. Seniors choosing Glendale as their home will enjoy their own cultural and nightlife center downtown along with an average summer high of 85 degrees and 285 days of sun per year. For those looking to breathe fresh air, take in stunning mountain views and still have access to Los Angeles County’s famed theaters, museums and more, Glendale is the perfect choice.