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A California paradise known for its beaches, warm ocean breezes, and endless entertainment opportunities, San Diego is a wonderful place for seniors to retire. Resort-style San Diego assisted living communities with luxe amenities await future residents who may benefit from this level of care.

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After researching many facilities in San Diego, we easily made the decision to place our mom at Silvergate Rancho Bernardo. No doubt, it was the best of the facilities we toured. The well-thought-out design...
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.
Newly constructed, the separate Memory Care Suites building on Silvergate’s beautiful retirement campus provides seniors with a higher level of award-winning care in a secure, nurturing environment. Our “Neighborhood Design” eliminates long hallways for a more familiar home-like setting. Drawing...
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55 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
9.6
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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
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.
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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The staff is really friendly and know most everyone by name. They get along well with the residents and each other. Some even sing going around the halls and into the rooms. Housekeeping is weekly and done...
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.
At Lantern Crest Senior Living, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed...
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We moved my sister in in February. I received notice today that her both her rent and her Level of Care monthly charges are going up by almost [amount removed] on 7/1! I'm in shock! This is an older...
Provides: Assisted 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.
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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1111 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.1
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Very friendly and helpful staff. The facility is very homey with a lot of enriching activities. The room sizes are nice and we really like the layout which makes it very comfortable for my mom.
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.
Sunrise of Sabre Springs is an assisted living and memory care community. Residents can live in Assisted Living without care and age in place, adding in care as needed. Every resident receives a customized care plan that addresses their individual needs by a designated care manager who get to...
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Pacifica, Rancho Penasquitos. They are very caring, friendly, kind people who take their jobs seriously. The facility is clean, affordable, and they offer activities throughout the day to appeal to to a...
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.
Set among the canyons and nature preserves of northern San Diego County, with a central location off Interstate 15, Pacifica Senior Living Rancho Peñasquitos is a vibrant senior living community designed to help older adults find greater well-being.This independent and assisted living community...
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My dad was previously a resident at Oakmont of Pacific Beach for a short time. I can't say enough how good the experience was. I am an emergency room physician and I have a lot of experience with Assisted...
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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1010 Photos available
1212 Floor plans available
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Much better than I expected. Staff are very friendly and responsive to individual needs. Restaurant menu and serving staff We are in one of the smaller one bedroom apartments and it is perfect for us....
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 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...
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We had been to Cozy Cove-A Home for the Elderly, a memory care facility in San Diego, CA, when we were seeking for a similar facility for mother, who is currently residing at [removed]. The Cozy Cove-A Home...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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.
Care Homes: 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.
Cozy Cove - a home of the elderly, is a labor of love, knowledge and skills. Its proud owners are both healthcare workers and confident in rendering care and training its staff. They take this business seriously without any shortcuts in following the state protocols.We are centrally located and...
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My husband who has Alzheimer's, has been a resident at ActivCare at 4S Ranch for [time frame removed]. Before I placed my husband in their care, I researched and visited at least 15 facilities in my area. ...
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 4S Ranch is a full-service memory care community that provides specialized assisted living for those with Alzheimer's or related dementias.As pioneers in memory care, ActivCare has been enhancing life for those with memory loss for more than 30 years. It's our sole focus.Purpose-built...
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8.5
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We were so impressed with the nurses & caregivers at Torrey Pines ~ clearly overworked, but doing their best to get to all residents, and always kind & cheerful to my father and family. The front office...
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.
Do more of what you love every day.At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC), you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all on one campus.With several floorplans to choose from, including studio, one-bedroom and...
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I first visited this facility shortly before it opened over 10 years ago. Revisiting it for a family member, I found it to be a very pleasant & safe environment, & very convenient to many outings. The staff...
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.
Located in Pacific Beach just minutes away from Mission Bay Park, ActivCare Mission Bay is a specialized memory care community for those with memory loss that opened in 2014. ActivCare Mission Bay is home to a vibrant community of residents who enjoy a daily schedule of activities designed for...
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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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Deciding to entrust your family member to strangers is a big leap of faith, regardless of situation or cost. I visit Monarch regularly and see how our mom is treated. I've seen my mom open up and re-engage...
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.
Welcome to Monarch Cottage La Jolla!About Us:Monarch Cottage La Jolla is a premier, senior living community focused on providing exceptional services to residents with memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive impairment, or who need assisted living services, respite...
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The beautiful home at Rancho Santa Fe Villa was always kept spotless and clean. Located in an exclusive residential community, it was a very clean facility at all times. The staff was very caring 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.
If your loved one is diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, you will discover that our Rancho Santa Fe Villa Assisted Living Facility offers an unprecedented level of personalized attention and care. You will also appreciate the value of knowing that the world around the person you...
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9.9
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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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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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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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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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7.8
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I highly recommend this facility to others. The food is really good. The décor is very nice and perfectly suited to the tastes of my mother's generation. The high ceiling in her room is nice. The staff are...
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 of La JollaCommunity & Location Highlights:Conveniently located in San Diego, CAClose to Scripps Memorial Hospital La JollaGorgeous views of the Pacific oceanNear La Jolla Country Club and La Jolla's downtownSunrise of Pacific Beach in San Diego, California, provides exclusive...
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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
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.
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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What families are saying about assisted living in San Diego

Recent reviews for assisted living in San Diego

White Sands, a CCRC in La Jolla, CA

5.0
White Sands facility has everything from independent living to skilled nursing. They have a lot of activities to offer, it is in a really beautiful location. We could not be happier with our decision, we know our mother is safe there. The food is excellent with a wide range of choices. The rooms ...
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La Costa Golf Care in Carlsbad, CA

4.5
There are not a ton of activities at La Costa but my aunt does participate in a few. She has a patio and enjoys going outside. The staff are very nice and helpful. I have not tried the food but my aunt seems to like it and it seems to have a lot of nutrients.

Lilac Chateau I in Santee, CA

5.0
It was the best! I was treated with love ans respect, great food, if I ever run away from home this is where I will come! Thank for taking great care of me!

San Diego review score based on 214 family reviews

8.7
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This proprietary review score is based on 214 reviews of 122 San Diego assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The San Diego review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living 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

San Diego review score compared against nearby cities

8.7
San Diego, CA122 facilities
8.8
La Mesa, CA90 facilities
8.2
Santee, CA86 facilities

Review subcategories for San Diego assisted living

When assisted living 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 214 reviews of 122 San Diego assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare San Diego resident and family assisted living 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.
San Diego, CA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.6
4.5
Friendliness
4.8
4.6
Care services
4.3
4.2
Staff
4.6
4.5
Meals & dining
4.3
4.1
Activities
4.0
4.0
Value for cost*
4.3
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Costs of assisted living in the San Diego area

According to A Place for Mom’s 2023-2024 proprietary data, the average price families pay for San Diego assisted living communities is $5,100 per month.[01] This includes room and board, care fees, and add-ons that families paid to our partner communities.

Costs in assisted living vary depending on location, floor plan, care services, and specific amenities. For example, pet rent or choosing a larger floor plan may lead to additional monthly costs.

The following cost figures represent average monthly starting costs for assisted living in the area. Starting costs don’t always include additional fees and full care costs.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in San Diego, CA vs. nearby cities

San Diego, CA
$4,585/mo
$4,716/mo
$4,677/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in San Diego, CA vs. the state and national average

San Diego, CA
$4,585/mo
U.S. national average
$4,632/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in San Diego vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$4,585/mo
$5,782/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in San Diego, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$5,354/mo
Private
$5,380/mo
Studio
$6,176/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,476/mo
2 Bedroom
$9,154/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$8,045/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in San Diego over time

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How people pay for assisted living in San Diego

Paying for assisted living in San Diego, California, can be done in a variety of ways. Seniors can use personal finances, public resources, or a combination of both to cover the costs related to assisted living. You can browse our guide to payment methods below.

Private pay methods for assisted living in San Diego

Seniors and their families have a variety of ways to finance the costs of assisted living in San Diego using their personal assets. The following resources explain some common ways seniors and their families cover the costs associated with assisted living:

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VA benefits for assisted living in San Diego
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Approximate number of veterans aged 65+ living in San Diego as of 2021

Percentage of veterans in San Diego who are over the age of 65

Senior veterans in San Diego have access to a variety of resources that can help cover the costs of assisted living. California’s veteran services program, called CalVet, offers a Veterans Benefit Enhancement Program (VBE). Through this program, seniors are guided through the process of switching from Medi-Cal — California’s Medicaid program — to VA health care. VBE offers some benefits that Medi-Cal doesn’t. This includes mailed prescriptions, specialized care, and coverage outside of California.

Veterans may be eligible for other benefits. The most generous is the Aid and Attendance benefit, which can be added to an existing VA pension. Seniors who qualify can use these funds to pay for anything that increases their quality of life, which includes the cost of assisted living.

In many cases, seniors and their families may not realize that they’re eligible for benefits. The application process can be confusing and lengthy, so it’s best to work with a benefits counselor. They can provide advocacy, resources, and help with an appeal if necessary. Veterans services organizations (VSOs) are a wonderful resource since they’ve been vetted by the Department of Veterans Affairs. San Diego veterans can work with the VA Regional Benefit Office or the San Diego County Office of Military and Veterans Affairs. Local VSOs include the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Disabled American Veterans (DAV), and the American Legion.

Resources for San Diego veterans

State veterans services

San Diego VA Regional Benefit Office

8810 Rio San Diego Drive
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: 800-827-1000

San Diego County Office of Military and Veterans Affairs (OMVA) Headquarters

5055 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone: 1-866-726-8831

Veterans Resource Center

San Diego Central Library, Room 316
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-236-5800

Nonprofit VSOs

VFW San Diego Regional Office

8810 Rio San Diego Drive, #1122
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: 619-400-5322

Email: scott.Mckee1@va.gov

Disabled American Veterans

2123 Fenton Pkwy
San Diego, CA 91977

Phone: 619-337-9258

Meetings: First Monday at 6 p.m.

American Legion Post 460

7815 Armour St.
San Diego, CA 92111

Phone: 858-277-1052

Email: post460@sbcglobal.net

Meetings: Fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m.

San Diego Medi-Cal for assisted living

California’s Medicaid program is called Medi-Cal, and it serves people of low-income status by paying for health care services such as medical appointments, rehabilitation, and hospital stays.

Medi-Cal eligible seniors in San Diego may use the Assisted Living Waiver — a waiver designed to help seniors access care in an assisted living facility instead of in institutions such as nursing facilities or hospitals. However, Medi-Cal only covers the cost of care services and doesn’t cover the costs of room and board in assisted living.

Covered California is the health care portal specifically for California residents that offers Medi-Cal as well as affordable full coverage health care plans to low-income residents. The Covered California application is the same as the Medi-Cal application, so when you apply through their web portal you will also see if you qualify for Medi-Cal. Covered California and Medi-Cal work in tandem to give low-income residents access to full essential health care benefits through one easy-to-use web portal.

San Diego resident Medicaid resources

Find a Medicaid office in San Diego

Apply for Medi-Cal through San Diego County

Health and Human Services Agency
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 206
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-515-6555

Apply through Covered California

1879 Logan Ave., Suite J
San Diego, CA 92113

Phone: 800-300-1506

San Diego Aging and Independence Services

County Operations Center
5560 Overland Avenue, Third floor
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone: 800-339-4661

San Diego Long-Term Care Ombudsman

5560 Overland Ave., Suite 310
San Diego, CA 92193

Phone: 800-640-4661

San Diego Medicare for assisted living

Medicare is a federal program for seniors at least 65 years old that helps cover medical expenses. While Medicare doesn’t cover room and board in assisted living, it may cover some related medical care costs. Seniors already enrolled in Medicare may be eligible for Medicare Savings Programs that may cover part of a senior’s Medicare premium. Low-income requirements must be met in order to be eligible for Medicare Savings Programs in California.

There are four different Medicare Savings Programs in California, each of which may cover some of Medicare Part A, B, C, or a combination of parts. Seniors can apply for Medicare Savings Programs online and see which program best fits their needs.

For benefits assistance, seniors can find Medicare Counseling (HICAP) at San Diego’s Aging and Independence Services office. The long-term care ombudsman can also provide Medicare counseling and resources. Seniors can also reach out to San Diego’s Social Security office.

California offers a pharmaceutical savings program for low-income seniors with Medicare who are HIV positive or have AIDS. This program is offered by the California Department of Public Health Office of AIDS. It helps eligible seniors with Medicare Part D premiums.

San Diego resident Medicare resources

Social Security Administration (SSA)

Social Security Administration

1333 Front St.
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 800-772-1213

Senior Medicare Advocacy

San Diego Aging and Independence Services

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
5560 Overland Ave., Suite 310
San Diego, CA 92193

Phone: 800-434-0222

San Diego Long-Term Care Ombudsman

5560 Overland Ave., Suite 310
San Diego, CA 92193

Phone: 800-640-4661

San Diego laws and regulations for assisted living facilities

Assisted living facilities in San Diego must be licensed by the California Department of Social Services, also known as the CDSS. The CDSS is responsible for regulating and monitoring assisted living facilities and all other senior care facilities, often referred to in California as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE). The CDSS also licenses any Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) — facilities that offer a spectrum of senior care services, from independent living and assisted living to memory care and skilled nursing care.

In a few cases, a community can operate as an RCFE without a license. These exceptions include:[03]

  • Health facilities or clinics
  • Facilities that substitute prayer or spiritual means for medical or nursing services
  • Recovery houses for those with addiction

All licensed assisted living facilities in California must assess a senior via interviews and by reviewing their health records before welcoming them as a resident. Once a senior moves in, these facilities must comply with the following regulations:[03]

  • House a maximum of only two residents per bedroom
  • Provide individual privacy in each bathroom
  • Ensure bedrooms have enough room to accommodate equipment, such as wheelchairs and walkers
  • Provide clean and accessible common rooms for residents
  • Provide activities involving social, leisure, and daily living skills

The CDSS inspects facilities once a year. To renew a license, an assisted living facility must provide continuing education for community administrators. In addition, the CDSS must inspect a facility within 10 days of receiving a complaint.[03]

Licensed assisted living facilities and their inspection reports are available to the public via the CDSS Care Facility Search. Scroll down to “Search By Facility Group” and select “Elderly Assisted Living.” Next, you can select the “Facility Type” and San Diego County, then click on the search button. You can also search by facility name or address.

California Department of Public Health contact information

California Department of Public Health
1616 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95899

Phone: 916-558-1784

Website: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/

COVID-19 regulations for San Diego assisted living facilities

San Diego County still has COVID-19 guidelines in place to help protect its residents. The most current recommendations for individuals include staying current with COVID-19 vaccines and getting tested if symptoms are suspected. For the most part, mask-wearing is not required. However, if you have COVID-19 symptoms, had a recent positive test, or have been exposed to the virus, San Diego County asks that you wear a mask in public. Masks are also required in at-risk settings such as long-term care, senior care, and health care centers.

Read the most recent San Diego County COVID-19 guidelines here.

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Vaccinations. San Diego County encourages all citizens to stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Masking. Masks aren’t required in public unless you have COVID-19, have been exposed to COVID-19, or are visiting an at-risk setting.

What assisted living is like in San Diego

Assisted living in San Diego offers the supportive care seniors need, while giving them access to luxe amenities, an ever-interesting coastal lifestyle, and spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Read on to learn more about what you can expect from assisted living communities in San Diego.

Variety of senior care options on one campus

Many of San Diego’s assisted living facilities offer multiple senior care services in a single location. Some facilities offer on-site memory care, some exist within an independent living community, and others offer a full range of services. Many assisted living communities even offer on-site therapies, like physical, speech, and occupational therapy. Facilities with all care types on one campus are sometimes called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (or CCRCs). It’s worth noting that assisted living facilities licensed as CCRCs usually have an initial buy-in fee in addition to the monthly cost of room, board, and care services.

Whether licensed as a CCRC or not, assisted living communities that offer multiple levels of care on one campus enable seniors to age in place worry-free. Seniors who choose these facilities can rest assured their evolving needs will be met, and they likely won’t have to move again if their care needs change.

Senior-specific activities and resort-style amenities

Seniors who choose assisted living facilities in San Diego are set up to enjoy beautiful weather and a variety of perks. Activities offered by the community, such as fitness classes, volunteer programs, and live on-site entertainment, make for enriching social experiences. Visits to local museums, outings to sunny beaches, and lively tours of SeaWorld San Diego also await residents who want to maximize each moment.

Luxe amenities are also found in many of San Diego’s assisted living communities. Residents can enjoy on-site fine dining experiences, including full table service in community restaurants with meals crafted by professional culinary chefs.

Many communities also offer the following amenities:

  • Full service on-site salons
  • Therapy spas
  • Fitness centers designed for seniors
  • Heated swimming pools
  • Pristine walking trails
  • Cozy movie theaters
  • Convenient concierge services

Ocean views and beachfront access

Perhaps the most iconic feature of San Diego are its many beaches. Seniors will find several assisted living communities that take advantage of this idyllic landscape by providing ocean views, pools, and short walking paths to the nearest sandy beaches. Some even offer exclusive, private beach access and rooftop decks overlooking the ocean. These unique features of the San Diego assisted living lifestyle allow residents to soak up the California sunshine and relax to the sound of the crashing waves, all while receiving care in the community of their choice.

San Diego assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in San Diego assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in San Diego, 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 San Diego assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in San Diego that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
San Diego, CANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
45.9%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
38.5%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
77.9%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
98.4%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
52.5%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
9.8%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
90.2%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
45.1%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
63.9%
52.9%
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 San Diego assisted living

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 San Diego Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
San Diego, CANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
49.2%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
20.5%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
52.5%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
9%
13.3%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in San Diego assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of San Diego partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
San Diego, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
18%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
25.4%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
23.8%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
43.4%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
5.7%
12.2%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in San Diego assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of San Diego communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
San Diego, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
18%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
20.5%
41%
Room service
Room service
21.3%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
13.9%
17.2%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in San Diego assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in San Diego offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
San Diego, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
24.6%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
15.6%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
11.5%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
30.3%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
27%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
46.7%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
21.3%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
18%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
23%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
23.8%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
24.6%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
14.8%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
10.7%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
24.6%
44.6%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

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Seniors guide to the city of San Diego

489122

Number of residents in San Diego who are 65+, according to the U.S. Census Bureau

14%

Percentage of the San Diego population that is 65+

77

Average high temperature (Fahrenheit) in August — San Diego’s warmest month, according to Weather Spark

Health care for seniors in San Diego

Senior residents in San Diego have access to several nationally ranked hospitals and senior health care centers, several of which are located near San Diego’s assisted living facilities.

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UC San Diego Health – La Jolla and Hillcrest Hospitals

UC San Diego Health – La Jolla and Hillcrest Hospitals are teaching hospitals that provide general and surgical care. They’re nationally ranked for several areas of adult care, including cancer surgeries, cardiology, and their geriatric clinic.

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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla provides general and surgical care. They’re nationally ranked for care including cardiology and orthopedics.

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Sharp Memorial Hospital

Sharp Memorial Hospital is nationally ranked for lung surgery and urology. This hospital also provides general medical and surgical care, in addition to having geriatric specialists and several senior resource centers.

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Transportation for seniors in San Diego

Many of San Diego’s assisted living communities offer scheduled transportation to residents and their visitors for exploring, running errands, and traveling to appointments. Across A Place for Mom’s partner communities, 84% offer complimentary transportation and 48% offer transportation at cost.[01]

San Diego Public Transportation also has a program called PRONTO that enables riders to buy their tickets online through an app. Their trolleys, trains, and buses are wheelchair accessible via ramps and lifts. In addition, public transportation options in San Diego have discounted fares for seniors 65+.

Browse these other transportation options for San Diego citizens:

  • The San Diego Trolley allows people to travel as far north as the VA medical center, as far south as the Mexico border, and everywhere in between.
  • The COASTER train is a great option for people who want to spend a day at the beach, as the train has routes to several popular beach communities, such as Carlsbad and Solana Beach.
  • There are several local buses with a variety of routes.
  • The SPRINTER is the city’s light rail, which offers convenient routes for a small fare.
  • Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner is a popular train for touring around southern California.

San Diego also has transportation options designed with seniors in mind.

  • Happy2Help Transportation helps seniors travel to and from medical and nonmedical appointments for a fee with wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
  • Ride FACT is another senior-specific option with low prices. Seniors at least 60 years of age are eligible and must schedule their transportation in advance.

San Diego is a moderately walkable city, although car transportation is still necessary to access most of the city. The scores below are based on San Diego’s accessibility of different transportation methods. The highest and best possible score is 100, meaning that higher numbers indicate a popular and easy-to-use method of getting around San Diego.[07]

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53

Walk Score

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37

Transit Score

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43

Bike Score

Things to do in San Diego for seniors and their families

Endless entertainment awaits seniors in San Diego, California. From lounging on sandy beaches to finding new favorite restaurants and museums, seniors can find something to make each outing a memorable experience.

Live entertainment

Live entertainment, whether via a sporting event or theatrical performance, is a wonderful way to enjoy retirement in San Diego. The San Diego Padres games in Petco Park are just one part of the city’s lively sports scene. View the latest professional football or soccer games at Balboa Stadium, or catch a rugby or lacrosse game at Snapdragon Stadium. San Diego is also home to several performing arts centers — such as The Old Globe or the Civic Theater — where seniors and their families can view shows from local musicians or catch world premiere theatrical productions.

Stunning beaches

Of course, San Diego offers an abundance of popular beaches to choose from, including La Jolla Shores and Cove, located near unique shops and restaurants. Natural beauty, stunning views from the rocky cliffs, and marine life sightings await. Day trips to Coronado Island are also full of possibilities and unique experiences, from lounging on the breathtaking Coronado Beach to sipping coffee in coastal cafés.

Historical attractions

Seniors have many options for exploring local history, many of which have accessibility options for people with disabilities. For example, Balboa Park — San Diego’s 1,200-acre backyard with dozens of museums — offers scooter and wheelchair rentals, though availability is limited. The Comic-Con Museum, the San Diego Museum of Art, breathtaking gardens, tropical trails, cafés, and much more are all located in the park. San Diego’s AgeWell Services even hosts a senior lounge and senior lunch at Balboa Park for seniors to socialize and relax.

Many other museums are also accessible, like the USS Midway Museum, which offers wheelchair rentals, tour scripts, and guides. The San Diego History Center is another popular museum about local history and doesn’t have an admission fee. San Diego also has its own Natural History Museum, where seniors can find ever-changing exhibits, weekly events, and a discounted admission fee. Or, seniors can stroll through Old Town San Diego, which is a popular downtown area full of historic landmarks and unique shops.

Frequently Asked Questions

Monte Vista Village, Silvergate Rancho Bernardo and Cypress Court are the top-rated Assisted Living facilities near San Diego, CA. These Assisted Living facilities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews. See full list of communities.

The average cost of Assisted Living in San Diego is $4,585 per month. This cost may vary based on location, amenities, floorplan, level of care and other factors.

References

  1. A Place for Mom. (2022). A Place for Mom proprietary data.

  2. United States Census Bureau. (2021). Veteran status (S2101): San Diego city [Data set]. American Community Survey.

  3. State of California Health and Human Services Agency. Department of Social Services. (2008). Manual of Policies and Procedures Community Care Licensing Division: Residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFE), Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8.

  4. United States Census Bureau. (2021). Age and sex (S0101) [Data set]. American Community Survey.

  5. Weather Spark. (2022). Average temperature in San Diego.

  6. U.S. World and News Report. (2022). Best hospitals in San Diego, California.

  7. Walk Score. (2022). Living in San Diego.

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A Place for Mom. (2022). A Place for Mom proprietary data.

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United States Census Bureau. (2021). Veteran status (S2101): San Diego city [Data set]. American Community Survey.

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United States Census Bureau. (2021). Age and sex (S0101) [Data set]. American Community Survey.

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