Monday, February 18, 2008

San Jose, California Retirement Information

San Jose

About an hour south of San Francisco, in what many consider the heart of "Silicon Valley, San Jose offers upscale neighborhoods, great cultural amenities, proximity to the extensive attractions of California's Bay Area, nearby Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries, beaches of Santa Cruz, the Monterey Peninsula, and much more.

Retirement Communities:
Atria Sunnyvale (408) 738-3410 (Sunnyvale, CA)
ICMA Retirement Corp (408) 993-8590
Valley Village (408) 241-7750
Westmont Retirement Residence (408) 984-0605
Atrium Retirement Community (408) 445-7770
Town Park Towers: A Retirement Community (408) 288-8750
Sunrise Assisted Living-Silver (408) 223-1312
Campbell Village (408) 378-2535
Atria Chateau Gardens (408) 275-9040
Foxdale Manner Apartments (408) 251-1142
Atria Willow Glen (408) 266-1660

Population of San Jose: 930,000

Climate: Moderate

Cost of Living: High

Housing Costs: With a median house cost of about $675,000 you better be sure this is the place for you before buying property in San Jose. Zillow has more.

Taxes: California generally has high taxes compared to other states.
California Tax details are here:

Colleges and Universities:
San Jose State University (408) 924-1000
Bellarmine College Preparatory (408) 294-9224
Mission College
University of California-Berkeley:
San Jose-Evergreen Community College (408) 274-7900
San Jose City College (408) 298-2181
Heald College (408) 934-4900
National Hispanic University (408) 926-6246
Stanford University: Ticket Office (650) 725-2787
Lincoln Law School of San Jose (408) 977-7227

Transportation: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority:

Health care:
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (408) 885-4675
Akal Animal Hospital (408) 453-2524
Good Samaritan Hospital (408) 559-2011
Regional Medical Center-San Jose (408) 259-5000
China Hospitals (408) 451-8448
Valley Medical Center (408) 885-5000
Agnews Developmental Center (408) 432-0942
Oconnor Hospital (408) 947-2666
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (408) 885-5920
O'Connor Hospital (408) 947-2500

Travel and tourism: is the official site of the Convention and Visitors Bureau for San Jose

Major attractions in San Jose include:
American Musical Theatre of San Jose
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
History San Jose
J. Lohr Winery & Tasting
Museum & Planetarium
Great America
San Jose Museum of Art
San Jose Repertory Theatre
Tech Museum of Innovation
The Rosicrucian Egyptian
Winchester Mystery House

1 comment:

Atria said...

Additional California Retirement Community:

Atria Sunnyvale
Phone:(408) 738-3410
175 E. Remington Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1966