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The Perfect Urban Lifestyle:
Senior Independent Living
in Oakland, California

There is no more inviting place to live a carefree lifestyle of freedom and choice than the beautiful, light-filled independent living apartments of Lake Park. This is the place for lively, engaging conversation, spirited activities, and shared adventures with active seniors right in the heart of Oakland’s vibrant, eclectic, Lake Merritt neighborhood.

Add in our first-class amenities, dining services that offer up to three meals per day, distinctive floor plans, a commitment to health and wellness, and we think you’ll agree Lake Park’s senior independent living truly rises above the ordinary.    

There are so many engaging activities happening at Lake Park every day, you’ll never run out of things to do. Take a look at our monthly Activities Calendar below! 

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Get Fit

Join our fitness classes under the guidance of our certified fitness trainers, exercise at your own pace in our open-area fitness center, and enjoy walking our rooftop walking path with panoramic views of the bay area and at night you can view the open skies and watch a lunar eclipse event.

Keep Connected

Enjoy our calendar of outings and day trips to all your favorite cultural and recreational spots throughout the Bay Area. Meet friends or family in one of our lounges, gather for a casual bite at our coffee shop, or get together for a little friendly game of cards or billiards.

Be Inspired

Enjoy a favorite pastime or master a new skill in our arts and crafts classes, writing workshops, or woodshop. Broaden your horizons with our educational lectures through OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute), film screenings, and resident book clubs. Enjoy off-site outings to an Opera in San Francisco, a ferryboat ride, or whale watching in Monterey!

The many amenities of Lake Park elevate retirement living to a whole other level.

Enviable Location

Lake Park is situated near Lake Merritt’s scenic shoreline and pathways. All the cultural activities, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment of this bustling neighborhood are within walking distance. Hop on BART and you’re enjoying everything surrounding communities, Berkeley or San Francisco has to offer in a matter of minutes.

Remarkable Spaces

Lake Park towers above one of the country’s most beautiful urban lakes, offering incredible views from many apartments and our gorgeous rooftop rose garden. Step inside our community and you’ll find inviting, natural light-filled living areas, a well-stocked library, a billiards room, theater, a fully equipped woodshop, an art studio and gallery, a sewing studio, and so much more to explore.

Elevated Living

With the varied cuisine in our elegant dining room, fitness programs led by certified fitness experts in our Lake View Fitness Center, beauty and barber services in our on-campus salon, a rich calendar of social, educational, and cultural programs to enjoy, and one of the most desirable urban locations in the entire Bay Area, Lake Park elevates senior living beyond the ordinary.

Our variety of on-campus services makes your retirement life simple, comfortable, and maintenance-free.

Personal Services

At Lake Park, we’re always here to personally serve you, with scheduled transportation 6 days a week for shopping, excursions, and doctor’s appointments. We also provide weekly housekeeping and laundry service for your own, personal sheets and towels.

Residential Services

Leave the maintenance to us. We take care of most appliance repairs in your apartment and provide meticulous care of the building, inside and out, to ensure it’s always beautiful, safe, and inviting for you and your visitors. We also provide a secure, private parking garage, Wi-Fi access throughout the common areas, 24-hour security, and an emergency call system. Utilities are included, except telephone and your personal internet.

Health Services

As a Life Plan community, Lake Park is always here and ready to provide the health services you need when medical challenges arise. Our assisted living services can provide help with the activities of daily living and our on-campus Health Center offers the finest in compassionate, Five-Star rated skilled nursing care.

Our Commitment to your Wellness

Lake Park is committed to providing a holistic approach to your physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

Personal Fitness Assessment

Fully Equipped Fitness Center

Daily Fitness Classes

Rooftop Walking Track with Panoramic Views

Freshly Prepared, Healthy Meals

Fun and Engaging Social Opportunities

Stimulating Intellectual and Creative Opportunities

Onsite Access to Higher Levels of Care

On-Campus Worship Services

Massage Therapy

Chef-Inspired Just as you like it

Dining at Lake Park is no ordinary experience. Here you’ll find a healthy, chef-prepared menu served in our elegant dining room seven days a week. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner−they’re all available as part of our dining services. We also offer special holiday meals. Have special dietary requirements? There are enough menu choices to meet everyone’s needs. Our registered dietitian is always happy to meet and discuss how your needs may be met. And you can always grab a meal whenever you’re hungry, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. from our “all-day” dining menu. Take a look at our sample menus below to see what we’re serving up! View Sample Menu (PDF) >

A Floor Plan Perfect For You

At Lake Park you can select the floor plan that fits your needs. From alcoves to two-bedrooms, there’s a beautifully designed apartment that perfectly suits your lifestyle. Browse Floor Plans >


As a Life Plan community, Lake Park’s services are promised and ensured through a continuing care agreement. Beyond its residential care (independent living) apartments, Lake Park provides residents with priority access to a full continuum of services, including assisted living apartments and Medicare-certified, Five-Star rated skilled nursing care in our on-site Health Center. A Life Plan community provides more than just a continuum of care. At Lake Park, we emphasize an active, engaged lifestyle and are dedicated to the quality of life of each resident by addressing his or her emotional, physical, social, intellectual and spiritual needs.

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