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Cascades of Grass Valley

Offering a continuum of senior living lifestyles, Cascades of Grass Valley is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in one of the most scenic parts of Northern California.  

We are just a drive from San Francisco, Sacramento, Yuba City and Lake Tahoe, and minutes from the popular communities of Grass Valley and Nevada City. Our desirable location puts our senior living community in the heart of unique Western culture while offering a distinct California Gold Rush vibe.  

Address + Phone

415 Sierra College Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Phone: 530-272-8002

Living Options

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Respite Care

Featured Amenities

  • Concierge & life-enrichment staff
  • Robust social calendars
  • Chef-Inspired dining
  • Game lounges

Our Living Options

Cascades of Grass Valley is a pet-friendly community that offers a full a range of senior lifestyles. This means if more support is ever needed, there’s no need to move to another community. And in the event a spouse or partner needs different care, it’s right here.

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Independent Living

It’s like a vacation, only better, because at our independent living community in Grass Valley, an array of conveniences, activities, amenities and personalized services are part of everyday life. What’s not part of daily life: cooking, cleaning and home maintenance!

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Assisted Living

With a little support, a lot of pampering and no more of the hassles that come with homeownership, residents can live fully and happily while enjoying everything community life has to offer.

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Memory Care

Specialized programming and support from an experienced team trained to understand all stages of memory loss help residents experience more meaningful moments and more fulfilling days.


Respite Care

Respite care — or short-term stays — is designed for those caring for aging loved ones who may be going on vacation or who may simply need a temporary respite from caregiving.

Our residents weigh in.

Our family could not be happier with the care, compassion, and joy that the staff has provided our parents … The rooms, amenities and surroundings offer a comforting environment and the attention to detail is beyond expectation

— Patti Feld, family member


Cascades of Grass Valley is comfortable and welcoming. Designed to feel like a casual Northern California resort with warm colors, cozy indoor spaces and inviting outdoor areas that are the perfect place to enjoy the spectacular Ponderosa pine trees and unique characteristics found in Gold Rush country. Here, you’ll have everything needed to make life engaging and fun.

A Day in the Life.

Life at Cascades of Grass Valley means living well each day, whatever individual abilities may be. No matter the lifestyle, our life-enrichment teams create daily opportunities to enhance physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being by creating programs, activities and entertainment that enrich daily life.

Independent Living
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Memory Care
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Dining at Cascades of Grass Valley

What’s Near Our Senior Living Community in Grass Valley, CA.

Empire Mine State Park

10791 E Empire St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945

North Star Mining Museum

933 Allison Ranch Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945

North Star Historic Conservancy

12075 Auburn Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Lucchesi Vineyards

19698 View Forever Ln.
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Del Oro Theater

165 Mill St.
Grass Valley , CA 95945

Center for the Arts Grass Valley

314 W Mian St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Floor Plans

Size up your living space with a well-appointed two-bedroom independent living cottage or in a studio, one- or two-bedroom assisted living senior apartment. Each one is designed for the way you want to live. Ranging in sizes and designs, there’s one perfect for every taste, need and budget. No matter which one best meets your family’s needs, there’s a world of amenities and service, opportunity and excitement just steps outside each door. 

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What is the true cost of living at Cascades of Grass Valley?

Meals: check. Social life: check. Maintenance and housekeeping: check. Support if it’s needed: check. When you factor in everything covered in the pricing at our community and compare it to the cost of remaining at home, you’ll discover the real value of senior living and find a cost-effective option that’s designed to enhance life in every way.

Meet our team.

Everyone at Cascades of Grass Valley loves what they do — and it shows. From our culinary team to our care partners to our maintenance crew, our team enjoys a sense of real empowerment. They know the residents best, so the leadership team listens to and learns from them. While every associate is committed to resident comfort, safety, care, and happiness, it’s this hands-on team that creates the genuine feeling of family found at our Grass Valley, CA, retirement community. It’s truly a community where everyone cares for and about one another – and it all starts with our care associates.

Care Team


Jason Noschka

ason says he believes great food contributes to happiness, so every day he challenges himself to prepare meals that residents love. And he does … mealtimes are one of the most anticipated times of each day.
Sheila Strickland

Sheila Strickland

Med Tech. Caregiver
Sheila’s parents owned a “rest home” so seniors have always been a part of her life. She loves working with seniors – From the bonds she forms to the stories she hears, she says there’s a lot to love about senior living.

Office Team


Haley Parker, LVN

Executive Director
Haley started as a CNA and quickly was promoted to med tech. She went back to school, became a licensed vocational nurse, gained experience, and returned in 2018 as our Wellness Director. In 2023 Haley was promoted to Executive Director.
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Kristen Kendrick, LVN

Wellness Director
Kristen joined Cascades of Grass Valley in 2012 as a care associate. After graduating Nursing school in 2018, she has worked in assisted living and acute care as an LVN. Kristen enjoys working with the residents and their families.
Angela Hammond

Angela Hammond

Community Relations Director
Angela moved to the Grass Valley area to be closer to her aging parents. She has a wide breadth of marketing experience in all senior living lifestyles. Her passion is building relations through discovery and networking. Our community is a perfect fit.
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Kelly Collins

Life Enrichment Director
Kelly started with us as the Life Enrichment Associate in September 2020. In 2022 she joined the Commemorative Air Force—traveling the US promoting the WASP and Tuskegee Airmen from WWII. After 10 months away, Kelly returned as our Life Enrichment Director.
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Annekin Ove

Dining Services Director
Annekin started as a caregiver, but her passion for service (and cooking) piqued her interested in Dining Services. Because of her can-do attitude, dedication, and creative menu ideas she became director bring residents extraordinary dining experiences!
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Nicole Westervelt

Business Office Manager
Nicole fell in love with senior living when she started as a Concierge in 2014. She became Business Office Manager in 2018, and took some family leave to welcome her son in 2021. Now, Nicole is back in her role and continues to love working with residents.

Alex Carson

Plant Operations Manager
Alex’s professional past as a landscaper, plumber, electrician and painter prepared him for the many hats he wears at our community where he is an integral part of the family!

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