East Bay Senior Living in North Oakland, California

For more than 40 years, Piedmont Gardens has been the choice for seniors who want to truly enjoy their Bay Area retirement. We’re conveniently located near everything that makes this area one of the country’s most desirable places to live. We’re an easy drive to wine country, across the bridge from San Francisco, a quick trip to UC Berkeley and just steps from everything Piedmont Avenue has to offer. We meet the highest standards in senior care.

Meet the Team

Kevin H. Smith
Executive Director
Daniel Wittman
Health Services Administrator
Alice Bravo
Director of Sales
Elizabeth Chamish
Community Services Director
Don Gaxiola
Director of Facilities
Shirley Guzman
Director of Business Services
Rita Jennings
Administrative Services Manager
Yuri Flores
Director of Human Resources
Zinnia Miravalles Koch
Director of Wellness and Assisted Living
Elisabeth Middelberg
Chaplain/Social Worker
Myra Punla
Director of Nursing
Stephanie Rose
Assisted Living Manager
Simon Zhao
Director of Dining Service

Community Advisory Board

Piedmont Gardens’ Community Advisory Board is comprised of individuals with strong Oakland ties who bring a diverse mix of backgrounds and experiences to serve our residents and community. Our board works with community leadership to strengthen our foundation of quality, service and stability.

  • Sue Roderick, Chair
  • Robin Flagg
  • Katherine Forrester
  • The Rev. David Gattey
  • Jessie Guiton
  • Doug Holmes
  • Susan Levy
  • Gloria Meads
  • Scott Means
  • Dorothy Rice
  • Sylvia Stadmire
  • Richard E. Shumaker
  • Blake Spears
  • Sydney Webster
  • Sigrid Weinmann
  • Charlene Wolf

Community News

Check back frequently to see what’s new at Piedmont Gardens. Better yet, sign up for our e-newsletter and get the news delivered to you!


Retirement Within Reach

Piedmont Gardens is well-known as one of Oakland’s premier senior living communities. But with a variety of floor plans priced for a range of budgets—and so many amenities included—the value we offer might just surprise you.

Learn More About Pricing


Virtual Tours

It’s the next best thing to being here. Check out the grounds, see some of our fine amenities, take a peek at a typical residence. Then come see us in person!

Take a Virtual Tour

Media Gallery

A picture’s worth a thousand words (video, maybe more). See the people, places and things that make Piedmont Gardens such a special place to live.

See Full Media Gallery

We’re HumanGood

Piedmont Gardens is proud to be a part of the HumanGood family. We believe all older adults should have the opportunity to live their lives with enthusiasm, confidence and security.

Read Our Full Story