We Have Property for our Community!

Life Care Humboldt has had our offer on the Arcata property (see below) accepted and we hope to enter into a Purchase Agreement very soon. 
This is great news as we can now move forward on finding an affiliate partner and continue to raise the funds to buy the property and build our community.
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Creating a Life Plan Community Right Here in Humboldt County

Life Care Humboldt is a tax-exempt nonprofit formed to plan, build, and support a mixed-income Life Plan Community in Humboldt County, California.

We aim to create a resident-led, aging-in-place community in Humboldt providing secure, accessible homes and environmentally responsible setting that supports independence, socialization, personal growth, community involvement, and intellectual stimulation. Life Care Humboldt will keep people close to their friends and families and provides a continuum of services to address changing needs over time.

We want local control and a place that reflects North Coast culture and values, and that includes a mix of income levels that reflects Humboldt County’s population.

The Life Care Humboldt (LCH) board, led by Ann Lindsay M.D., is comprised of local community leaders with deep commitments to the North Coast and experience implementing complex projects.

LCH is looking at 15+ acre sites in Arcata and McKinleyville to create a campus-like residential setting. We want to combine private residences with common social areas and open space, including areas to enjoy nature and to farm. We hope to begin preliminary design and due diligence of a preferred site in 2021. Ground-breaking could be from two to five years away.

The LCH board is learning from other Life Plan Communities and working with experienced advisors who have created mixed-income communities around the United States for help setting up the financial structure, operations, and design of our community.

A Quick Overview of our LCH Community Plan



We are building a Life Plan Community Right Here in Humboldt County!


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Help Design Our Life Care Humboldt Community

Because we want to stay in this beautiful area, a group of local individuals is committed to building and managing a non-profit, inclusive life plan community, Life Care Humboldt, that’s focused on active, mindful, engaged aging in Humboldt County.

Life Plan Communities offer a continuum of living situations to residents, from independent living to assisted living to advanced nursing/memory support. A person can spend the rest of their life within a life care community, accessing higher levels of care as needed.

Initially Proposed for Humboldt

  •     80 – Independent Living Residences
  •     24 – Assisted Living Places
  •     12 – Memory/Nursing Care Places
Take the Life Care Humboldt Physical Design Survey which will be used to help us decide what features and amenities will be part of the design of our senior residential life plan community.

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Our Mission

To engage the mind spirit and body in wellness and community to enable older adults to thrive
A non-profit, resident-led, senior (60+) “aging-in-place,” community in Humboldt County California, providing a continuum of services in a safe,secure and environmentally responsible setting that supports independence, socialization, personal growth, community involvement, and intellectual stimulation.

Core Values

  • - To enable residents to maintain independent lives in their own homes
  • - To enhance the quality of life and nurture a sense of community
  • - To promote an environment of continued learning, culture, wellness – fun
  • - To welcome all people
  • - To provide high quality healthcare programs along a continuum of services
  • - To adopt a model that ensures affordability and security
  • - To participate in and contribute to the well-being of the larger community
  • - To engage in sustainable practices that improve our environments
  • - To foster a rewarding work experience and professional growth opportunities for staff
  • - To foster a culture of generosity
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