Senior Living in West Hills, California

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Living Better Than Ever at Fairwinds – West Hills Senior Living

At Fairwinds – West Hills, retirement looks a little different. Our senior living community is warm and inviting yet active and fun, giving residents the comfort and care they need to make every day of retirement nothing less than an adventure.

Resort-Style Senior Living in West Hills

Residents at Fairwinds – West Hills thrive. Our commitment to excellent service will make retirement feel more like a resort-style vacation while our strong sense of community will make Fairwinds – West Hills feel just like home.

Our residents enjoy taking advantage of all the amenities and services our local senior living community offers, as well as enjoying our ideal location in nearby San Fernando Valley. With evening happy hours including live entertainment, five-star planned events, and regular Family Days, Fairwinds –West Hills provides the retirement lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of. You can decide if your days will be spent participating in community clubs, getting together with friends to play bridge, poker, rummikub, or mahjong, having open discussions regarding current events, taking educational lessons, or dropping into one of our fitness classes. Whatever you decide, our friendly and fun staff is waiting to make it happen.

At Fairwinds – West Hills, dining is a social event. Residents enjoy three meals a day with seasonal menus featuring fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant-style dining room also has a private dining area for families to celebrate milestones together. In addition to the dining room, Fairwinds – West Hills has a bistro for residents to grab snacks and drinks throughout the day. 

Senior Living Programs 

Fairwinds – West Hills has several signature programs by Leisure Care including PrimeFit, a nationally branded senior fitness program that includes group classes, personal training, and more. The community also has BrainHQ, a research-backed and outcomes-focused brain training game that is personalized to enhance cognitive wellness. Fairwinds – West Hills even has its own travel agency dedicated to helping residents plan annual family reunions or their European trip of a lifetime. 

Residents at Fairwinds – West Hill senior living live in spacious apartment homes. Residents choose from studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, washers and dryers, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units, and built-in emergency call systems. Apartments are pet-friendly and we also offer pet care services. 

Senior Care Services in West Hills, CA

Fairwinds – West Hills senior living a range of senior living services including independent living and assisted living, allowing our residents to stay in their apartment homes, even if needs change over time. 

Independent Living

Fairwinds – West Hills offers independent living services for active seniors. Residents in independent living find a strong sense of community and enjoy peace of mind knowing that care services are available if needed. Our community features a varied and active social calendar, frequent outings, and the opportunity to explore new interests while cultivating lifelong hobbies. Because Fairwinds – West Hills offers such a wide range of services, residents can stay in our community even if needs change over time.

Assisted Living

More than an assisted living facility, Fairwinds – West Hills is an assisted living community. We are proud to offer personalized high-quality care services for residents who need extra assistance. Our staff of dedicated caregivers and partner providers are committed to the wellness of our residents and are available around the clock to offer assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) including grooming, personal hygiene, medication management, and more.

Luxury West Hills Senior Living

While seniors from all walks of life call Fairwinds – West Hill home, many of our residents are California natives, choosing to continue their California adventure in senior housing in the Golden State. Accustomed to luxurious living, our residents enjoy all the fine dining, vibrant culture, and exquisite shopping of nearby Los Angeles, Calabasas, and Thousand Oaks.

Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley in a quiet residential neighborhood, our community boasts stunning views of the Santa Susana hillsides with easy access to nearby Los Angeles and Calabasas. Our residents enjoy the world-class shopping at nearby Topanga Shopping Mall and the vibrant culture of Los Angeles while also having the peace of mind that comes with being near world-class local medical facilities of Northridge Medical Center, West Hills Hospital, and Woodland Hills Medical Center.

Fairwinds - West Hills

8138 Woodlake Avenue

West Hills, CA 91304

Floor Plans

We offer spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, washers and dryers, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units, and built-in emergency communication systems.


385 Square Feet

One Bedroom

620 Square Feet

Two Bedroom

845 Square Feet

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Our PrimeFit gym and fitness program includes all kinds of exercise, from yoga to tai chi.

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Fairwinds – West Hills has BrainHQ program designed to help you keep your mind healthy, build a stronger brain, concentrate deeper, and enhance your memory. Try it out!

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With one phone call, you can get help arranging anything from a spa treatment to an oil change.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I retire in California?

California is an ideal retirement destination for many seniors. Boasting mild weather year-round, retirement tax benefits, 900-miles of coastline, and world-famous vineyards, retiring in California has something for everyone!

What types of services are offered in senior care?

Senior living communities offer a wide range of services and amenities that enhance the quality of life for residents. From a strong community in independent living to services that assist residents with the activities of daily living and memory care for residents who are living with dementia, senior living provides a holistic lifestyle that promotes health and wellness throughout aging.

How much does it cost to live in a senior living facility?

The monthly costs of senior care vary greatly throughout the country and throughout the state of California. The average cost of assisted living near Los Angeles is $4,500/month but costs of care in the state average between $4,500 and $5,500 per month. Contact Fairwinds – West Hills to get pricing for your lifestyle needs.

Does Medicare pay for senior care?

Medicare does not cover the cost of senior living. However, Medicare will pay for most medical costs incurred while in senior living but does not cover custodial care (personal care) or room and board costs. California has a unique program called Medi-Cal which can help cover the cost of senior care for eligible residents. Medi-Cal is need-based and you can apply in-person, online, or over the phone at (866) 613-3777.

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Read reviews and testimonials from residents and family members for Fairwinds West Hills senior living, a Leisure Care community. “You are superheroes with a smile and I long ago discovered you have the key to everything, including my misplaced keys! Bernard (my Yorkie) joins me in thanking you and wishing you much success, joy, and […]

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Community Details



Fairwinds – West Hills is ideally located in the West Hills of California’s San Fernando Valley. Our residents enjoy an abundance of world-class shopping and dining in West Hills and neighboring cities of Los Angeles, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Chatsworth, Canoga Park, Tarzana, and Woodland Hills. We are also located near West Hills hospital, Northridge Medical Center, and Woodland Hills Medical Center, offering residents easy access to quality health care services.

Our stunning community sits on a high hill in a quiet residential neighborhood, just a short drive from Los Angeles, offering convenient access to all the amenities of big city living, including high-quality health care and easy transportation.


  • Full-service dining featuring seasonal menus and healthy choices
  • Intimate dining room for private parties
  • All apartments have in-room kitchenettes
  • Restaurant Dining
  • Room Service


  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Nurse On Staff
  • In-House Physical Therapist
  • In-House Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • PrimeFit Group Fitness Instructor
  • Visiting Dentist


  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments
  • Walk-in closets with customized shelving
  • Bathrooms designed for comfort and safety, with step in showers and safety bars in every bathroom
  • Emergency wireless pull cord system in every apartment
  • Kitchenettes include medium sized refrigerators and full-size microwaves
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Window coverings
  • Crown molding
  • Patios
  • Upgraded individually controlled air system with a digital thermostat
  • Comprehensive fire safety program including smoke detectors and sprinklers
  • Private wall safes


  • Pet care available
  • Accepts indoor cats
  • Accepts small dogs


  • Reserved parking
  • Luxurious entertainment lounge with piano and fireplace
  • Interior courtyards with fountain
  • Comfortable library with complimentary books, magazines and daily newspapers
  • Bistro
  • Card, bingo, bridge and poker rooms
  • Activity rooms
  • Computer room with internet access
  • Complimentary laundry facilities
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • PrimeFit Gym & Fitness program
  • Concierge Services
  • Travel by Leisure Care
  • BrainHQ, brain training by Posit Science
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Full calendar of fun and engaging programs, events and activities
  • Regularly scheduled shuttle service
  • Private chauffeur service
  • Full-service salon
  • Health and wellness center
  • Assisted Living services available
  • Pendant service available
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby
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Fairwinds - West Hills
8138 Woodlake Avenue West Hills CA 91304