Why Baywood Court is the Right Choice for You
Baywood Court is a friendly and active community where our residents make a real difference. The people who live here shape our social and educational programs and decide for themselves how involved they’d like to be—all in the comfort and security of a well-run, conveniently located community.
Live Close to Everything You Love About the Bay Area
Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in Castro Valley, Baywood Court is close to shopping centers, banks, restaurants, parks, golf courses, medical facilities, and public transportation (AC Transit buses and BART). To download a list of local attractions, please click here.
Our extensive transportation services regularly bring residents to nearby shops and services—and on a variety of resident-planned excursions throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
At Baywood Court, you’re within easy reach of all Bay Area cities. And you can reach Oakland International Airport by car or public transportation, usually in less than a half-hour. San Francisco Airport, which is accessible both by car and BART, is less than an hour’s drive away.
A Charming Setting with a Variety of Amenities
Baywood Court’s recently renovated apartments are spacious, bright and charming. Common areas are comfortable, well lit and beautifully appointed—and thoroughly enjoyed by our residents. Our well-maintained buildings and grounds feature landscaped pathways and lush flower and vegetable gardens. And a lap-size swimming pool, hot tub and gazebo are conveniently located for your enjoyment.
Baywood Court is part of the lovely residential community that surrounds us in Castro Valley. Each year, the children and grandchildren of our residents, employees, and neighbors attend holiday events, enjoy barbecues, and participate in community celebrations.
Safety is a Top Priority
Every Baywood Court apartment comes equipped with a monitored emergency response system. The hallways are well-lit, and all apartments and common areas are designed for maximum comfort and safety.
Baywood Court also boasts an extraordinary emergency preparedness program to ensure community safety. The program was created by resident volunteers in cooperation with staff—and we’re proud to note that most of our residents participate.
Baywood Court is Affordably Priced, with No Hidden Costs
At Baywood Court, there are no buy-in or entrance fees, and there are no hidden costs. Residents maintain control of their own assets.
Your one monthly fee covers an array of amenities, including delicious daily meals prepared for you (two meals for Independent Living residents and three meals for Assisted Living and Health Center residents), weekly cleaning and linen service, local transportation, and a caring, attentive staff.
Freed from the obligations of owning a home, you no longer have to manage a home and garden, shop, plan and prepare meals, concern yourself with maintenance and repairs, or arrange for local transportation.
See for yourself how Baywood Court compares to other retirement communities.
What Would You Like to Know?
Here are answers to some of the questions we receive the most often.
What are the advantages of living in a multi-level care retirement community?
With three levels of living all located on one campus, Baywood Court residents are never far from friends and family. Our independent and assisted living residents enjoy the full complement of amenities Baywood Court has to offer, plus an array of interesting activities and programs. Our Health Center provides compassionate skilled nursing care.
What are the differences between independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing?
Baywood Court’s independent living apartments are offered for an affordable monthly fee that includes two meals per day, weekly housekeeping, local transportation, and a host of other services and programs. Our assisted living accommodations are also rented by the month, and include the same services and amenities available to our independent living residents, plus a mid-day meal and attentive personal assistance with bathing, medications, dressing, and other daily activities.
For those requiring a higher level of care, the Baywood Court Health Center provides rehabilitative and skilled nursing services. Licensed, fully equipped, and newly renovated, the Health Center features round-the-clock, multidisciplinary care provided by a warm, friendly, and experienced staff. Our progressive rehabilitative therapies are specifically designed to get Health Center residents back to health and into their homes. In addition, we provide personalized long-term care programs and respite care services.
What are the financial advantages of living at Baywood Court?
At Baywood Court, there are no buy-in or entrance fees, and there are no hidden costs. If changing circumstances require you to move, there are no penalties. Baywood Court residents can manage their own assets.
What is the history of Baywood Court?
Baywood Court was developed by Eden Hospital Health Services Corporation, a nonprofit organization associated with Eden Township Healthcare District. Baywood Court opened in 1990. The corporate name was changed from Eden Hospital Health Services Corporation to Baywood Court in 2011. Baywood Court is a nonprofit, California public-benefit corporation, with its own Board of Directors.
How are residents involved in planning activities at Baywood Court?
Baywood Court is a special place, thanks in a large part to the volunteer spirit of our residents. Many of our residents volunteer in one way or another, offering their many talents to help out with more than 100 activities. Our staff honors and values the broad interests, talents, and wisdom our residents bring to our community.
Who lives at Baywood Court?
Our residents come from all over the Bay Area and beyond. Talented in many fields, Baywood Court residents bring a variety of unique skills and interests to our community. Here, they create and participate in an extraordinary array of recreational and public-service activities. Some volunteers have provided five, ten, or more years of meaningful service to our community—and our staff and residents celebrate these accomplishments.