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About 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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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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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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.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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117 Assisted Living Facilities near Chula Vista, CA

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Chula Vista, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Chula Vista or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Chula Vista.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Chula Vista for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 117 assisted living facilities in the Chula Vista area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Castle Park, Rolling Hills Ranch, and North Chula Vista. You may also consider nearby communities such as Bonita, Carlsbad or El Cajon.

Assisted Living Facilities near Chula Vista, CA

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Sunrise of Bonita

3302 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

4.4
(99 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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 on...

Atria Bonita

3434 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

4.2
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria 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 medical facilities...

Westmont at San Miguel Ranch

2325 Proctor Valley Rd., Chula Vista, CA 91914

4.1
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Ivy Park at Otay Ranch

1290 Santa Rosa Drive, Chula Vista, CA 91913

4.5
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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ActivCare at Rolling Hills Ranch

850 Duncan Ranch Road, Chula Vista, CA 91914

4.6
(7 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Escondido

1351 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027

4.7
(140 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create...

Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside

5508 Avenida Pacifica Way, Oceanside, CA 92057

4.9
(91 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside, a full service senior living community half an hour north of San Diego, close to the historic Oceanside Pier. Our seaside luxury senior living retirement community in the midst of an unparalleled climate & rich in comfort, convenience, services and...

Grossmont Gardens

5480 Marengo Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942

3.9
(107 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Alta Vista Senior Living

2041 W Vista Way, Vista, CA 92083

4.4
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Alta Vista Senior Living, excellence is not enough; we strive to go beyond that. As an award-winning senior living campus in Vista, CA, we welcome seniors with an innovative blend of expert care, personalized plans, lifestyle-focused amenities, and inclusive activities. Residents will find...

Silvergate Retirement Residence - San Marcos

1550 Security Pl, San Marcos, CA 92078

4.6
(76 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Silvergate Retirement Residence has been providing premier independent, assisted living, and Alzheimer's and Dementia accommodations and services to the North San Diego County. Located near the beautiful Lake San Marcos, our community is conveniently near popular...

Atria Collwood

5308 Monroe Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115

4.3
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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....

Las Villas Del Norte

1325 Las Villas Way, Escondido, CA 92026

4.1
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Las Villas Del Norte is excited to announce the opening of The Generations Transition Program. Generations memory care offers an industry recognized program that focuses on residents individual needs. The Transitions Program will offer our beginning stage memory impairment residents an active,...

Pacifica Senior Living Vista

760 E. Bobier Dr, Vista, CA 92084

4.3
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Vista, located in Vista, California, offering multilevel retirement that provides independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's and dementia care, and health and rehabilitation all on one convenient campus.Pacifica Senior Living Vista is a multilevel...

Atria North Escondido

1342 North Escondido Boulevard, Escondido, CA 92026

4.3
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located just 35 miles north of San Diego, Atria North Escondido offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and big city buzz for active older adults. Our purposefully designed indoor and outdoor spaces encourage a relaxed, healthy lifestyle. Local outings to Escondido's historic downtown, vibrant...

Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

12979 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd, San Diego, CA 92129

4.2
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Set among the canyons and nature preserves of northern San Diego County, with a central location off Interstate 15, Atria Rancho Peñasquitos is a vibrant senior living community designed to help older adults find greater well-being.This independent and assisted living community offers studio and...

Belmont Village Sabre Springs

13075 Evening Creek Dr S, San Diego, CA 92128

4.4
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Belmont Village facility at Sabre Springs is located in the attractive residential community of Poway. Situated in northeast San Diego County, Poway is known as 'The City in the Country' and prides itself on the fact that much of the area is preserved as dedicated open space. With great views...

Brookdale San Marcos

1590 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA 92078

4.2
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Redefine your independence and do more of what you love.Here at our assisted living community, you’ll have help with the little things like simple housekeeping and meals—and with bathing and getting dressed, too. And we’ll customize your care to your specific needs. We know that peace of mind...

Brookdale Oceanside

3524 Lake Boulevard, Oceanside, CA 92056

3.8
(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. So go ahead and take an art class or join your friends for happy hour. We’ll take...

Atria Encinitas

504 South El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024

4.3
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Atria Encinitas offers older adults a comfortable, vibrant senior living community. Residents enjoy nearby shopping, beaches and attractions, as well as a spacious courtyard with colorful gardens and welcoming lounge and common areas for spending time with friends.Free from the concerns of...

Brookdale Clairemont

5219 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117

3.8
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Redefine your independence with more time for what you want to do.Here at our assisted living community, you get to redefine your independence, pursue your favorite hobbies and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or trying something new like yoga, you have choices...

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Cost of assisted living in Chula Vista, CA

The average cost of senior living in Chula Vista is $4,480 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include El Cajon, CA with an average of $3,350 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Learn More About Assisted Living in Chula Vista, CA

 

Just south of San Diego, Chula Vista has all the attractions of a big city with a more relaxed, family-centered atmosphere — residents of any age can stay busy at bayside museums, nature preserves, and open-air shopping centers. Downtown’s Third Avenue Village, home to local festivals and farmers’ markets, is one of the most walkable areas of the city and highlights Chula Vista’s continued small-town charm.

In Chula Vista, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.

Cost of Assisted Living in Chula Vista, CA

The median monthly cost of assisted living is about $5,600 in Chula Vista and $4,000 within the San Diego metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in the state of California is around $4,100.

 

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Cost of Living

 

The total household expenses associated with living in Chula Vista are rated 36 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated significantly above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
136 146 129 136 136 131

 

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$82,050 per year $43,676 per year $67,673 per year $25,725 per year $42,916 per year $5,367 per year $1,342 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Chula Vista include:

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 340+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, inpatient surgery

Paradise Valley Hospital

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 290+
  • Specialties: emergency department, joint replacement, hemodialysis

Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 170+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Chula Vista, like most of the San Diego area in Southern California, has a semi-arid climate. This means Chula Vista has year-round, abundant sunshine, hot summers with very little rainfall, and cool (but not cold) winters with slightly more precipitation than during the summer months. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during July and August at about 71%.

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
57°F 69°F 46°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
70°F 76°F 64°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 132

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 9.9″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
35.5 12.1% 270,472 5,449.7 per square mile 3

 

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.3% 16.0% 4.6% 58.8% 0.7% 5.5% 17.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Chula Vista: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for San Diego County

Democratic Republican Other
56.1% 38.2% 5.7%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Chula Vista include:

  • Living Coast Discovery Center (marine life, birds, and plants)
  • Chula Vista Heritage Museum
  • Bonita Museum and Cultural Center

Outdoor attractions in Chula Vista:

  • Memorial Park
  • Bayside Park (walking trails and fishing pier)
  • San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Chula Vista Marina
  • Rice Canyon Trail
  • Otay Valley Regional Park (walking, biking, and equestrian trails)
  • Otay Open Space Preserve
  • Mountain Hawk Park
  • Otay Reservoir Bike Trail
  • Sweetwater Park Trail

Chula Vista’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Downtown Chula Vista — the Third Avenue Village (farmers’ market, shops, restaurants)
  • North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre (large events)
  • Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (Olympic and Paralympic training site)
  • Chula Vista Lemon Festival
  • Chula Vista Center (outdoor shopping center)
  • Otay Ranch Town Center (open-air shopping mall)
  • OnStage Playhouse (community theater)

 

Transportation

Public transportation in Chula Vista is available via the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), which operates bus routes and trolleys throughout the San Diego area. For seniors, MTS offers discounted fares and a paratransit service called MTS Access. With well-maintained walking and biking paths along San Diego Bay and throughout the city, Chula Vista provides many safe options for alternative transportation.

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Peppertree Guest Home, Oakmont of Pacific Beach and Silvergate Rancho Bernardo are the top rated assisted living facilities near Chula Vista, California. See full list of communities.

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