The Lake Merritt – Independent Senior Living

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1800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94612


Care Types: Independent Living, Retirement

YOUR NEW HOME ON THE LAKE – Small and Intimate Yet Grand

Our special one-of-a-kind independent lifestyle community is designed for older adults who want to remain active and engaged in life, yet are ready for an easier lifestyle. Now, residents can have more time and energy for the things they really enjoy: family members and grandchildren, outings with friends and outside interests and activities. At The Lake Merritt, residents will discover a new community of people to enjoy life with.

  • Large beautiful apartment homes, many with views of the lake, designed for vibrant gracious living with Art Deco touches
  • Delicious food featuring fresh, healthy, restaurant-quality dining at our Terrace Room Restaurant, which is open to the public.
  • Unique programming, and services including 24-hour on-site concierge.
  • Scheduled transportation within 8 miles
  • Home Care partners available to help as you “age in place.”

Dining that is different than all the rest! …. SHOW MORE

  • Every day our residents dine in our stunning restaurant with an unparalleled view: The Terrace Room.
  • Residents enjoy delicious meals prepared by our dedicated culinary team.
  • Our restaurant is open to the public bringing extra enjoyment to daily living.
  • The atmosphere is welcoming, intergenerational and reflective of the greater community.
  • Meals are prepared with seasonally-fresh, locally-sourced meats and produce.
  • The bar and lounge area offers a great place to entertain family and friends.
  • Residents receive quality restaurant dining services and special menu options.
  • The Terrace Room can provide meals with reduced sodium, reduced fat, low sugar and will assist with other special dietary needs.


We are new offering short term for relaxation and recovery!



  • Rooms Wired w/ Cable
  • Computer area
  • Free Transportation Services
  • Guests Allowed at Meal Time
  • Gym
  • Overnight Guests Allowed
  • On-site haircuts/barber services
  • On-site Resident Parking
  • Single Room Units Available
  • Studio Apartments Available

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