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Why Retirement Living?

Retirement living at The Villages goes beyond just senior housing, meals and daily care. The Villages lifestyle is rooted in an active community of seniors and caring staff who believe in an enhanced quality of life. Whether you're looking for an independent living community or long-term care, the loving atmosphere of The Villages provides a warm environment that improves the quality of life our residents experience every day. Visit our senior living communities on the Central Coast and see the difference for yourself.

When is it time to move?

The signs that someone is ready for assisted living or memory care are subtle and may not be immediately evident. Choosing to leave a life-long home or making a change in a loved one's care plan are not simple decisions.

When cooking, handling medication, paying bills or getting around town become challenging, retirement living becomes challenging and independent senior living might be the option that benefits the entire family. The senior communities at The Villages in San Luis Obispo provide an enriched atmosphere where residents flourish while taking care of daily tasks like housekeeping. We aim to care for and comfort the whole family to smooth the transition into our retirement communities.

Knowing your loved one is happy and well-cared for will help relieve your stress and ease your fears so every moment you spend with them is enjoyable and memorable.

Making the move at the right time is essential to the physical and psychological needs of everyone involved. In a supportive atmosphere, members of The Villages’ retirement communities engage their friends and families, receiving the respect, dignity, care and relief they need—every hour of every day.

Click here to hear from some of our residents and their families. They tell our story best.

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Meet with one of our Community Relations Coordinators, request more information or schedule a tour.

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Retirement living at The Villages on California’s Central Coast provides an enriched, active lifestyle for seniors, and peace of mind for their families. Our community of residents enjoy superior independent living, assisted living and memory care among the wonderful sites and attractions of San Luis Obispo County. The primary retirement campus is comprised of two independent living facilities, The Palms and The Oaks, and an assisted living facility, Garden Creek. Alzheimer’s and dementia care is provided at Sydney Creek, just across town. The Villages unites compassionate staff, comfortable amenities, and a continuum of care for healthy living for our residents and their families. We welcome you to learn more, meet our residents and become part of The Villages community.

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