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If your loved one needs memory care in National City, A Place for Mom can help. With 39 memory care facilities in National City, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in National City incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. National City memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in National City, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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I love it here at Paradise Village. This is like being in a resort. There are 4 resident buildings. I am on the 4th floor and there are 5 floors in each building. People walk around with smiles on their...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
WELCOME TO PARADISE! Introducing Paradise Village, the newest retirement community located in San Diego's South Bay. Offering retirement and assisted living in a resort-style, gated community with a Mediterranean flair. One bedroom, one bedroom w/den, 2 bedroom, and penthouse options. Studio and...
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[name removed] and Monte Vista Village made the whole move in process very easy and all was handled great for my father. He enjoys the walking paths and his meals and his studio. Thank you for everything.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Monte Vista Village is a charming senior community in Lemon Grove, CA, in San Diego County. We offer excellent assisted living and independent living options. Located amongst 7.5 acres of land (including a stunning tiered waterfall), Monte Vista Village is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy...
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I am so pleased with the services that my mother has been receiving at Pacifica. The community is clean, the food is delicious, has a great variety of activities and wonderful caring staff. The down fall is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Pacifica Senior Living Bonita is a beautiful, three-story Mediterranean-style building nestled in the center of Bonita's quiet country setting bordered by horse trails and golf courses, while still providing easy freeway access to an array of shopping centers, churches, banks, restaurants and...
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I love my life at Atria! The entire staff is committed to my well being and happiness. I am completely grateful for all the support they provide me. I absolutely recommend this facility to others. I have...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Atria Collwood is a senior residence located in the famous city of San Diego, California. Residents here enjoy access to highly qualified doctors, specialists, hospitals and medical centers. This active city features beautiful coastal views, great fishing, sailing, and many ways to stay active....
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The staff is very attentive to the residents and notice things that might become problems. I would and have recommended Stellar Care to others I know.
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located in the heart of San Diego, the 123-apartment community offers studio & one bedroom apartments each with a private bathroom and individual climate control to ensure your comfort. We encourage you to bring your own furnishings and decoration to make you apartment your own. Residents feel...
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It is a great place, My father really likes it. The food is really good and he likes the entertainment. Convenient parking is very limited? It has been good. They have some very strict rules about...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Tucked away on a gorgeous property in La Mesa, CA, just minutes from downtown San Diego, The Montera defines care-focused senior living. From well-appointed studio and one bedroom apartments, to personalized care plans designed for each Assisted Living resident, to rejuvenating short-term stays,...
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I don't require medical care. I'm home-bound in my apt so I don't see the grounds or activities. Everyone I do see are very nice. Still having problems getting 1 meal a day delivered to me. ( after 18...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...
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Love this place! It is perfect for our dad! The staff really like each other, the guests and seem to really care. Always open to recommendations. My dad is safe, clean, well dressed and has told us when...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
About Sunrise at BonitaCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in central Chula Vista, CANear regional shopping centers and Scripps Mercy HospitalSurrounded by scenic gardens and lush treesSunrise at Bonita in Chula Vista, California, is a senior assisted living community focused...
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We were enthralled by the welcoming atmosphere of Sungarden Terrace Assisted Living and Memory Care from the minute we entered. The building has been meticulously maintained and is constructed to make...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Sungarden Terrace is family owned for over 19 years and takes great pride in providing excellent care in a warm, nuturing environment. Some of our staff have been with us since our doors opened. Our reviews are all 4 and 5 star reviews focusing on great care, a family-like atmosphere, excellent...
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I liked that they let us come visit multiple times to help make us feel at ease of placing mom there. The staff has been great through the whole process. They do not seem to stick to the activities that...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
ActivCare Rolling Hills Ranch in east Chula Vista is a specialized senior living community that serves the changing needs of those with memory loss by offering a spectrum of living options.The community is specially designed and built for people with memory loss. Colorful murals assist with...
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Photo of Ivy Park at Otay Ranch
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My mom loves it here. She is very happy with the neighborhood, friendliness of the staff and residents and the freedom she is given as an independent resident.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Ivy Park is the newest, luxury community in the Otay Ranch area of Chula Vista. We opened in 2018 and are under new management as of May 1, 2021, and our company has decades of senior living expertise and experience, managing over 35 senior living communities throughout California and Nevada. ...
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Wonderful people and care at Memory Care. They were very understanding when [name removed] would block the public restroom (his "office"). He kept climbing out of bed and trying to sleep on floor, so they...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...
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The Westmont of La Mesa is a beautiful community that is kept clean and has friendly staff working there. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would recommend this community to other families who...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Hello! My family highly recommends Coronado Retirement Village as a wonderful place for our 89-year-old mother to live. She has her own private room with a large window, private bathroom and shower, and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Welcome to Coronado's Luxurious Senior Living! Thank you for your interest in Coronado Retirement Village. We are a family owned & operated licensed community that offers high Secure (Memory) Care. With beautiful views of San Diego Bay and the historic Coronado Bridge, our residents enjoy the...
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The staff provides quality care in a professional manner. The staff is outstanding. I am grateful to this facility for their continued consistent respectful care for the patients and inclusion of the family.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Golden Living is located in the Loma Portal area of San Diego, just west of Mission Bay. Golden Living is conveniently located near several large shopping areas and numerous doctor's offices. Golden Living strives to make all of their residents feel at home by urging residents to decorate their...
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They're all very nice and caring. Mom loves it there. As far as the food goes, They all agree that the food is too dry. They've asked for sauces or gravy to make it better.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Westmont at San Miguel Ranch is a beautiful, scenic assisted living center located in beautiful Chula Vista, San Diego County, California. Nestled along the coast of Southern California, seniors can enjoy picturesque views of San Diego and the Pacific Ocean. Offering a small-town feel in a large...
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Plaza Village is an excellent value in Senior Care. The accommodations are Suite Style, as the building was originally built as condominiums. Three or Four bedroom units share a living room and a full...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
PLAZA VILLAGE IS A UNIQUE APPROACH TO SENIOR LIVING From our innovative design to our resident centered approach to care and activities, you'll notice the difference. Our assisted living and memory care programs are designed to meet the individual care needs and social needs of each resident. ...
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My mom only got to experience about eight weeks at St. Paul's memory care. During that short stay the staff showed dedication and commitment and took the time to know her personality and find things that...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Nestled in the heart of Bankers Hill, St. Paul’s Villa offers supportive oversight and a range of services for the senior who is no longer comfortable living at home by providing personal care support in our assisted living. We have created a home-like atmosphere through our resident centered,...
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The lady who runs the place is very personable, up front and just wonderful to work with. We believe the care services are good, we just have a really good feeling about this place. Our loved one is well...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Here's What's So Special About Sun and Sea Manor Residential Memory Care! OUR CULTURE Years ago, the owners of Sun and Sea Manor decided that 'love' would be the cornerstone and central motivating theme for our community and it remains at the heart of our culture today. OUR CAREGIVERS... ...
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The community is in a beautiful neighborhood, and the community is beautiful also. The director is amazing and very caring. The staff is amazing and I can't say anything bad about this community. I would...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill gives discerning seniors a casual elegance and sophistication found only in the prestigious Bankers Hill neighborhood of downtown San Diego. Downtown retirement living has never been this good — or as much fun — as it can be at Merrill Gardens! Merrill Gardens at...
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I had good stay. They took good care of me while I healed up. The facility is beautiful and well maintained. Staff is courteous and responsive. Now I am able to return to work.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Cloisters of the Valley offers complete residential senior care in a private, caring environment. If you are looking into an assisted living facility for your loved one, you will want to make sure you are getting the best medical care in the most home-like environment possible. Please stop by to...
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My mother was admitted there after she was released from a hospital with RSV. She went to PV to get her strength back. She was there for over 3 weeks.. The entire staff from admissions, social workers,...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
At Paradise Valley Manor and Health Care Center, we believe that we have the sacred responsibility to treat each and every person who walks through our doors as an honored guest and a dear friend. Our team of highly-skilled professional staff strives to ensure that our residents have the very...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Fredericka Manor is an excellent residence for seniors. My mother has lived here since 2006. However, they just announced that they are closing their Care Center (June 2023). This means that residence...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Coronado Royale is located across from Tidelands Park and the Colorado Bridge. The facility offers beautiful views of both the San Diego Bay and the lights of downtown San Diego. The Coronado Royale is also located right next door to the Coronado Hospital and Medical Centers. The Coronado...

Cost of memory care in National City, CA

The average cost of senior living in National City is $5,598 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Imperial Beach, CA with an average of $5,320 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in National City, CA vs. nearby cities

National City, CA
$5,598/mo
$5,612/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in National City, CA vs. the state and national average

National City, CA
$5,598/mo
U.S. national average
$4,886/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in National City vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$5,598/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in National City, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,586/mo
Studio
$4,596/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,338/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,314/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in National City over time

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What families are saying about memory care in National City

Recent reviews for memory care in National City

Sun and Sea in Imperial Beach, CA

5.0
The people here are really friendly, and the place is very pretty. They have a lovely garden outside. We came and had a little tour, spoke to the people, and they were very helpful and informative. My dad is a hospice patient and they do an excellent job with him and made the transition a ...
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HarborView Senior Assisted Living in San Diego, CA

3.9
Most residents suffer from dementia, so efforts to socialize--and the staff tries very hard--have limited success. Grand old house is built on several levels, so ramps and elevators are needed for walkers and wheelchairs. Heidi, the chef is wonderful--both in the quality of her cooking and in ...
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Novellus Clairemont in San Diego, CA

4.1
Is recommend, definitely and I would tell and have told people (family and friends) how happy my brother is and how helpful everyone was to me while transitioning him to his new home. Made a huge difference especially under the pressure and stress with everything else going on in his life. ...
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National City review score based on 160 family reviews

8.8
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This proprietary review score is based on 160 reviews of 39 National City memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The National City review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

National City review score compared against nearby cities

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Review subcategories for National City memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 160 reviews of 39 National City memory care communities. This chart helps you compare National City resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
National City, CA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.7
4.4
Friendliness
4.8
4.5
Care services
4.3
4.2
Staff
4.7
4.4
Meals & dining
4.3
4.0
Activities
4.0
3.9
Value for cost*
4.4
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

National City memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in National City memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in National City, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in National City memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in National City that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
National City, CANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
64.1%
65%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
46.2%
47.8%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
97.4%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
66.7%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
28.2%
28.1%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
97.4%
89.5%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
51.3%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
74.4%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in National City memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of National City Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
National City, CANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
59%
73.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
38.5%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
56.4%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
17.9%
26%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in National City memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of National City partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
National City, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
30.8%
27.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
46.2%
43.6%
No sugar
No sugar
41%
40.9%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
53.8%
49.4%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
10.3%
15.6%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in National City memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of National City communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
National City, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
30.8%
31.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
46.2%
39%
Room service
Room service
38.5%
36.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
25.6%
22.4%
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Availability of select programs and activities in National City memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in National City offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
National City, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
51.3%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
35.9%
33%
Community service programs
Community service programs
25.6%
27.7%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
56.4%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
51.3%
51%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
59%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
48.7%
38.9%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
33.3%
34%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
46.2%
35.6%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
48.7%
46.6%
Live performances
Live performances
51.3%
47.1%
Dances
Dances
33.3%
30.3%
Fitness center
Fitness center
25.6%
21.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
46.2%
45.8%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Monte Vista Village, Silvergate Rancho Bernardo and Pacifica Senior Living Bonita are the top-rated memory care facilities near National City, California. See full list of communities.

There are 39 memory care facilities near National City, California. See the full list.

The 39 memory care facilities near you in National City, California typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in National City, California, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in National City, California, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in National City, California ranges from $1100 to $17850. The average Memory Care cost in National City, California is $5,598. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in National City, California typically starts at $1100. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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