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Preferred Referrals

Preferred Referrals offer a combination of independent and assisted living apartments, skilled nursing and dementia care, available to seniors of all faiths. The facilities are located in Northern, Central and Southern California, in both urban and rural settings. The Preferred Referrals offer discounts and incentives for Knights and others who are referred through CRH's Columbian Senior Advisory Service. In developing this program, Senior Care Solutions has toured and continues to network with these Preferred Referrals. Currently our Preferred Referrals are the following:

Columbian Retirement Center:
230 8th Street
Marysville, Ca
Website: www.columbianretirementhome.org
Columbian Retirement Center is located in Marysville and offers independent living. The two-story, garden style building includes 19 bedrooms each with a private shower and bath. A few of the Columbian Center's amenities include 3 meals a day, housekeeping and laundry services, an on-site chapel, garden areas, and a library. The community is also situated across the street from old St. Joseph's Catholic Church and is conveniently located near Marysville Knights of Columbus Council, No. 1869. Owned and operated by Columbian Retirement Home, Inc., the Columbian Retirement Center is truly a home for Brother Knights by Brother Knights.


Samaritan Village:
770 Fox Road
Hughson, Ca
Website: www.svliving.org
Hughson Samaritan Village is a premier senior retirement community nestled among the serene and peaceful setting of orchards in Hughson, CA. Located in the heart of the beautiful San Joaquin Valley, we offer a superior quality of life for our residents and guests.

Our immaculate 20-acre gated campus and friendly community was first developed in 2002, and we continue to grow and expand in order to meet the needs of the senior population within our community. Samaritan Village offers both Independent Living and Assisted Living options in a wide variety of floor plans and models. A few of our many amenities include an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness center, award winning restaurant, movie theater, library, chapel and an activity center that features over 100 on-campus and off-campus activities each month.

Samaritan Village is a not-for-profit, mission driven organization that offers unsurpassed quality in everything we do, and we truly stand apart from all other communities in our area. As an active senior community, Samaritan Village is a place where retired adults daily enrich their lives through a variety of activities and all-inclusive, resort like amenities.


Mercy McMahon Terrace:
3865 J Street
Sacramento, Ca
Website: www.mercymcmahonterrace.org
Mercy McMahon Terrace is conveniently located in downtown Sacramento, close to numerous doctors' offices, hospitals and shopping. The community offers assisted living and independent living options with three different apartment models to choose from. Some of the community's amenities include a chapel for mass and interfaith services, a billiards room, a wellness clinic for proactive health maintenance, a craft and game room, and an interior courtyard. They also have 24/7 nursing staff to appropriately meet their residents' needs and offer three easy to understand care plans.


The Alma Via Properties located in Union City, San Rafael, San Francisco and Camarillo are all managed by Elder Care Alliance and offer both assisted living and memory care programs. Their BridgeHaven Program provides a structured environment for residents with mild-to-moderate degrees of memory loss while The Gardens offers specially designed memory-support programs for residents with memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. These communities have a variety of floor plans to choose from and some of their amenities include an on-site beauty salon, housekeeping and laundry services, lively activities, educational and entertaining programs, spiritual care and social services, as well as a pet friendly environment.

Alma Via Properties:
Alma Via of Union City
33883 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, Ca
Website: www.almaviaofunioncity.org
Elder Care Alliance is proud of the collaborative effort between the City of Union City and Elder Care Alliance which helped developed this special community. AlmaVia Independent Assisted Living is part of the city's senior village, which provides a wonderful range of amenities and services for older adults. AlmaVia serves up to 96 residents in need of respite, assisted living and memory care services. AlmaVia offers one bedrooms, studios, and shared suites in an upscale, warm environment located close to Fremont and Hayward. In addition, our one of a kind BridgeHaven program allows couples to stay together when one or both are in need of memory care services.

Alma Via of San Rafael
515 Northgate Drive
San Rafael, Ca
Website: www.almaviaofsanrafael.org
AlmaVia of San Rafael, situated in the heart of beautiful Marin County, is a lovely and vibrant community. It is the place to consider for those who believe in the possibility of a wonderful life - at all stages of life! AlmaVia offers a warm, welcoming environment to visiting family and friends. It is a regular venue for talented instructors, musicians, and entertainers of all kinds, and residents always have a variety of daily programs to choose from. The restaurant-style Dining Room offers delicious meals in a lively social setting. Our attractive building, with its award-winning "Craftsman-style" architectural design, beautifully showcases our 100-year-long tradition of caring and support services to elders and their families. AlmaVia of San Rafael opened its doors in May of 2006. A non-profit, faith-based community respecting the diversity of all traditions, AlmaVia of San Rafael was created through a unique collaboration among Elder Care Alliance, Faith Lutheran Church, and the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are a non-denominational community open to all faiths.

Alma Via of San Francisco
1 Thomas More Way
San Francisco, Ca
Website: www.almaviaofsanfrancisco.org
Nestled in a quiet San Francisco neighborhood, AlmaVia of San Francisco is located in close proximity to St. Mary's Hospital, medical offices and Stonestown Shopping Center, and is directly adjacent to the St. Thomas More Church. As part of Elder Care Alliance, AlmaVia of San Francisco provides much needed assisted living and dementia care services to older adults in a warm, intimate environment that celebrates the dignity and individuality of each resident. Our programs are designed to promote independence and to meet the changing needs and desires of our residents.

Alma Via of Camarillo
2500 Ponderosa Drive North
Camarillo, Ca
Website: www.almaviaofcamarillo.org
As an integral part of the community, AlmaVia of Camarillo is located in close proximity to shopping, places of worship, medical offices, and the Camarillo Library, and is directly adjacent to the St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital. AlmaVia of Camarillo provides much needed assisted living and dementia care services to older adults in a warm, intimate environment that celebrates the dignity and individuality of each resident. AlmaVia of Camarillo is the proud recipient of Camarillo Health Care District's prestigious Apple of Excellence 2005 Award for best healthcare facility in Ventura County, as recognized by community peers and other professionals for exceeding service expectations.

Salem Lutheran Home:
2361 East 29th Street
Oakland, Ca
Website: www.salemlutheranhome.org
Salem Lutheran Home has been providing ecumenical faith-based services for over 85 years. In 1924, Salem bought its first cottage, Palm Tree, to meet the needs of older adults throughout the Bay Area. Today, our five acre village-like campus is home to almost 200 residents of all faiths and backgrounds. Salem is proud to be a registered Eden Alternative Community. Based on the core principle that growing older should be a continued stage of development, the Eden Alternative offers our residents opportunities to give meaningful care to other living things. Salem Lutheran Home is committed to providing high quality compassionate care and a personal approach to services. Our programs include residential living cottages and apartments, assisted living services, dementia special care and skilled nursing.


Mercy Retirement and Care Center
3431 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, Ca
Website: www.mercyretirementcenter.org
"We have the most wonderful residents and great staff at Mercy. Together we are on a journey of greater holiness and wholeness" - Sister Patty Creedon

At Mercy Retirement & Care Center, residents and staff form a vibrant community based on friendship, love, compassion, and spirituality. To walk through our doors is to enter a home, and to join our community is to become a part of our family. Established in 1872 by the Sisters of Mercy, our philosophy of care is based upon the enduring principles of our founder. We celebrate the individuality of each person and honor the inherent worth of all people. It is a tradition of dedication and service that has seen generations of families find comfort in our community, and staff members with decades of commitment to our goals. As a faith-centered, non-profit organization, Mercy fosters an environment that accommodates the many beliefs of our residents. We are a non-denominational community open to all faiths. Mercy's gracious, six-floor complex offers panoramic views of the Oakland Hills, San Francisco, and the Bay. The palm tree lined campus affords residents, friends, and family members comfortable courtyards, patios, and other gathering places. Daily life is filled with meaningful activities and interactions. We invite you to spend time with us and see why Mercy is so much more than a collection of people, and provides so much more than a range of care services. Mercy is a place to call home.


St. John of God Retirement & Care Center
2468 S. St. Andrews Place
Los Angeles, Ca
Website: www.stjog.org
St. John of God Retirement & Care Center is a diverse community for seniors that provides modern apartments and facilities, a historic mansion, walking trails, gardens and fountains, an indoor pool and gym. This community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care and Skilled Nursing Care on 7 acres in the West Adams Historic District of Los Angeles. Caring for the body, mind and spirit, their goal is to extend the healing mission of Jesus through hospitality of St. John of God by continually improving the health and quality of life of the people they serve.


St. Joseph Health and Retirement Center
2464 East Ojai Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
Website: www.stjohnofgodseniors.org
St. Joseph's Health & Retirement Center is a senior community located in the east end of the Ojai Valley, amidst 37 acres of citrus orchards. 50 years of "Compassionate Care" has remained the motto and mission. We offer a comprehensive array of services including independent living, skilled nursing and rehabilitative services. With its 8 acre beautifully landscaped campus, water fountains, walking paths and rose gardens, residents have tranquil peaceful surroundings.


Ave Maria Convalescent Hospital
1249 Josselyn Canyon Rd.
Monterey, CA 93940
Website: www.avemariamonterey.com
Ave Maria located in Monterey, Ca is a senior care community offering different levels of care, including skilled nursing, assisted living, and residential care. It is a great option for a wide variety of individuals, whether they are in need of medical care or in need of minimal assistance with activities of daily living. The property is on a seven acre plot of land and offers various amenities, such as private and semi-private rooms, an on-site beauty shop, extensive activities, and daily mass and Eucharistic ministry.



Good Samaritan Retirement Center
1515 Jamacha Way
El Cajon, CA 92019
Website: www.goodsamretirement.org
Good Samaritan is an assisted living community located in El Cajon, Ca. They offer both private and semi-private rooms, which include housekeeping and laundry services. Good Samaritan also provides assistance with medications and can offer assistance with any and all activities of daily living, when necessary. They boast a wide variety of activities including holiday and music events, bingo and outside activities and they are conveniently located near shopping centers as well.



Villa Scalabrini Retirement Center
10631 Vinedale St.
Sun Valley, CA 91352
Website: www.villascalabrini.com
Villa Scalabrini is located in Sun Valley, at the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains, in the San Fernando Valley. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, Villa Scalabrini caters to the "Aging in Place" commitment and offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing. Some of our many amenities and services include daily Mass in the beautiful Chapel, a library, fitness center, beauty shop and on-site store.

A more recent addition to the community of Villa Scalabrini is La Piazza, 20 brand-new apartment units for Active Seniors. Residents of these individual homes enjoy daily gourmet meals, weekly housekeeping and linen service, a modern gym, an elegant dining room, a club house and putting green in an exclusive, resort-like setting.

Villa Scalabrini is a not-for-profit organization operating under the direction of the Scalabrini Fathers, Fathers of St. Charles.