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It’s not just where you live. It’s how.

Welcome to Life Plan Community living.

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An equation for living your best life.


This equation guides us every day at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens, our Life Plan Community in Fresno, as we inspire residents to live their best lives.

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Human connection:
It’s how we thrive.

The best way to stay connected? Living in a community of warm and welcoming neighbors.

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Connection at The Terraces

We believe that “community” doesn’t just describe a physical place. It’s a state of being.

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Gather Around the Table

Enjoy a great meal, a glass of wine and good conversation in one of our three dining venues. Or enjoy the food scene of greater Fresno on outings with friends.

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Camaraderie in Clubs and Committees

Choose from one of our many clubs and committees, such as book clubs, choral group or our Residents' Council.

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Enjoy the Amenities

From swimming to woodworking to simply grabbing a cup of coffee, amenities bring together people with common passions and new interests.

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Welcoming Neighbors

Our gathering spaces and small-town neighborhood feel foster a culture of warmth and friendliness.


Eat well. Sleep well.
Flex your body and mind.

The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens is an environment designed to support total well-being.

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Well-Being at The Terraces

The many ways we go well beyond when it comes to wellness.

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So Many Ways To Keep Fit

Love being active? Want to get more active? We have you covered with our fully equipped fitness center, outdoor heated pool, walking paths and dog park. 

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Abundant Outdoor Spaces

Our beautifully landscaped 26-acre campus features scenic flower gardens, trees, shaded courtyards and walking paths.

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Lifelong Learning

In addition to on-campus lectures and programs such as Great Courses, our location, only one mile from Fresno State University, means even greater opportunities for lifelong learning, performances and more.  

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Healthy, Delicious Cuisine

We take fresh, healthy dining to the next level, with delectable chef-prepared cuisine. But it doesn’t just taste good — it’s made from scratch with locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.

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Get Creative

Flex your creativity in our creative arts studio, wood shop or community garden with raised planters.

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Stimulating Culture

Our state-of-the-art theater hosts performances from our own choral group, Fun Band and other resident musicians, and professional performers. And organized excursions to venues such as the Fresno Philharmonic and Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater are staples on our calendar. 

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Wellness Center Right on Campus

Get peace of mind knowing you have easy access to members of our health care team.

Balance For mind, body and spirit


Peace of mind:
The foundation to it all.

Physical, emotional and financial security — for life. That's the biggest gift of all.

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Security at The Terraces

At the heart of the covenant between us and our residents is the right to feel secure — physically, emotionally and financially — for life. 

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Maintenance-Free Mindset

We handle everything from fixing leaky faucets to tending to the landscaping, which gives residents 24/7  peace of mind.

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Access to Care if Needed

The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens offers top-notch assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing options should they become necessary.

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24/7 Peace of Mind

Residents have access to 24/7 security and emergency response, bringing peace of mind to every day.

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Financial Security

Residents with a Life Plan contract appreciate the certainty of knowing residency is assured for life should they outlive resources through no fault of their own.