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125 Assisted Living Facilities near San Diego, CA

If you’re looking for assisted living in San Diego, 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 San Diego or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in San Diego.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in San Diego for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 125 assisted living facilities in the San Diego 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 Skyline, Castle and North Park.
You may also consider nearby communities such as El Cajon, National City or La Mesa.

San Diego Assisted Living Facilities | 836 Reviews

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Average starting price $5,127/month
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Recent reviews of Assisted Living in San Diego, CA
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 are very nice and adequate, they have many options to choose from. Our loved one has a beautiful view.

Rancho Santa Fe Villa in San Diego, CA
5.0

My wife and I have been at this 6 bed assisted living facility for almost 3 years. It is a beautiful home in a prestige area of north San Diego. The home has panoramic views of the rolling hills. Sometimes we see the hot air balloons go by. The facility is clean and tidy. My wife is 83 and I am 88. She is assisted living/memory and I am independent living. She has been in Hospice bedridden with Alzheimer's for 2 years and has to hand fed with pureed food and totally cared for. I'm sure she wouldn't get the care she has here at a larger facility. The caregivers are all friendly and extremely caring. Very nice meals are served 3 times a day. The Director of Activities plays music on the keyboard. Singing makes the residents come alive. He also has taught art painting with acrylics. I have never painted before, now I've painted over 30 pictures on canvas, surfboards, guitars etc. It gives me something to do and keeps my brain active. This is a superior facility compared to other ones I have heard about. On a scale of 1 to 5 I would rate Rancho Santa Fe Villa a 5.

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.

Atria Collwood

5308 Monroe Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

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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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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.3(86 reviews)

Let me first tell you that my Mom passed away on [date removed]. We could not have picked a better place for her final days. I would give them a 5 across the board. The staff went out of their way to make...

Stellar Care

4518 54th Street, San Diego, CA 92115

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care

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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Beauty Salon
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4.6(31 reviews)

Stellar Care gets all 5 stars. This is a much better facility than the previous place we had my mother at. We chose Stellar Care because it was super clean, the staff were friendly, they had air...

Lantern Crest Senior Living

800 Lantern Crest Way, Santee, CA 92071

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.2(31 reviews)

Lantern Crest Senior Living is privately owned & operated. Staff work hard at knowing names & faces. Most recognize & greet us in the halls. They offer a wide variety of activities & they're willing to try...

Monarch Cottage

7630 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care

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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3.9(7 reviews)

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...

Belmont Village Sabre Springs

13075 Evening Creek Dr S, San Diego, CA 92128

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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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Beauty Salon
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4.3(55 reviews)

We are very happy with the Belmont VIllage, and things are starting to slowly open back up. Our loved one is very happy with the meals they are providing and we do think the value for cost is very good.

Point Loma Estates Memory Care

3423 Channel Way, San Diego, CA 92110

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care

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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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Beauty Salon
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4.0(37 reviews)

I've been very happy with them so far. Everything has gone pretty well, minus a few minor bumps in the road. It's a good facility with friendly staff. And it's a cost effective solution for memory care...

Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill

2567 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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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...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.3(20 reviews)

The community overall is very nice. I was extremely impressed with the kitchen and the food.

Oakmont of Pacific Beach

955 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Beauty Salon
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5.0(5 reviews)

What we really like about Oakmont of Pacific Beach are the helpers who come assist her w showers, etc. they r all very kind and friendly

Monte Vista Village

2211 Massachusetts Avenue, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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Monte Vista Village is a luxurious senior community in Lemon Grove, CA, in San Diego County, which offers 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...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.5(64 reviews)

Monte Vista Village is excellent. I would live there if I needed to. The staff were always so helpful and kind. The person I knew that lived there was very difficult, but the staff went above helping her...

Grossmont Gardens

5480 Marengo Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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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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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.0(117 reviews)

Grossmont gardens is on beautiful grounds in la Mesa. Very kind staff. Building is slightly outdated but being worked on. Lots of effort in the food department. Safe. Caring. Responsive. Lots of activities....

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Westmont of La Mesa

9000 Murray Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.9(10 reviews)

This community is very nice and clean. It is only a few years old and has washer and dryers in each unit to make it easier for the residents. They have activities like an indoor pool with water aerobics,...

The Montera

5740 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, CA 91942

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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Beauty Salon
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3.9(67 reviews)

I highly recommend the community, I think the community is very conveniently location right off the highway. The community property is very appealing, the staff and residents are excellent and friendly. The...

Sungarden Terrace Assisted Living and Memory Care

2045 Skyline Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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Beauty Salon
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4.3(31 reviews)

Mom is happy, smiling and engaged in activities with the staff and other residents. The staff asks questions about mom's likes and dislikes and they tailor her care with those things in mind. The staff also...

Casa De Vida Senior Living

4633 Denwood Road, La Mesa, CA 91942

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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Casa De Vida Senior LivingCasa De Vida Senior Living is a world-class residential care home that is situated in the sparkling city of Los Angeles, CA in the sprawling County of Los Angeles. Our responsive community overlooks the iconic Hollywood sign. Three mountains reaching up to 3000m surround...

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5.0(1 review)

All around they are a benchmark for other places. I viewed and interviewed a lot of places and this one was great.

Plateau Village Memory Care

4960 Mills St, La Mesa, CA 91942

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care

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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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Beauty Salon
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3.6(48 reviews)

We like the smaller scale of this community in comparison to other larger ones. We definitely love the staff team there - we have nothing but good things to say about them, no complaints at all. Every time...

Silver Oaks, South

12277 Berea Court, Poway, CA 92064

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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Silver Oaks South is a senior residential care home located in the small city of Poway, CA and in San Diego county. Poway was just recently made a city in 1980. Poway is local to the Black Mountain Open Space Park and the Carmel Mountain Ranch, offering much to do in terms of entertainment. The...

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4.8(6 reviews)

We recently moved our mother here, after a bad experience at a commercial assisted-living facility, and we -- and she -- couldn't be happier. This is by no means a clinical setting; it is more like a family...

Pacifica Senior Living Rancho Penasquitos

12979 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd, San Diego, CA 92129

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.1(65 reviews)

One thing I wish is that there were a few more activities for the Memory Care residents. We picked this community because, of cost, location, ease of parking, and expected activities.

Sunrise of Sabre Springs

12515 Springhurst Dr, San Diego, CA 92128

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.4(31 reviews)

We picked this community because, the build and design was as an assisited living facility and not like a former hotel. Also, the the price was a little over budget, but we could still manage it.

Cloisters of the Valley

4171 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108

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Provides: Assisted Living

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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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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.6(14 reviews)

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.

White Sands, a CCRC

7450 Olivetas Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Waking up each morning and taking a morning stroll along the coastline before joining friends for a round of golf at the Torrey Pine Golf Course or an outing to the Museum of Contemporary Art. End the day dining alfresco as you watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean. For the residents of White...

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Beauty Salon
Art Classes
4.3(9 reviews)

The meals and dining service has been excellent, and they have really great activities for us to participate in. Based on my experience so far I would recommend the White Sands community to others.

Sunrise of La Jolla

810 Turquoise Street, San Diego, CA 92109

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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Beauty Salon
Special Dining Programs
4.2(26 reviews)

We chose this facility because they let mom bring her cat, which was very important to her. The hands on staff were great. There was a big turnover in administrative positions while mom was there. That often...

Brookdale Clairemont

5219 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

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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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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
3.8(57 reviews)

The two big things for us they helped make our decision on Brookdale Clairemont was the price range for the quality of care. Also how the interacted with our family when we initially toured and how they...

Cozy Cove-A Home for the Elderly

9431 Reagan Road, San Diego, CA 92126

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

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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4.5(2 reviews)

Since my mother has been at Cozy Cove, we have seen good improvement in her speech, alertness, cognitive skills, walking and general will to live. After five moves in one year, she has told us she really...

AvantGarde Senior Living of La Jolla

6211 La Jolla Hermosa Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care

In house doctor that visits weekly. We are Covid FreeNew Mercedes SprinterNew Honda Odyssey Van Located in a quite neighborhood of La Jolla Message Chairs with individual remote settingsHighly Trained Care Staff155 Channels (sports, premium and movie channels. All rooms have wall mounted TV...

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Beauty Salon
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4.0(1 review)

My loved one liked the food. It was very expensive, but they did a pretty good job. Overall, I would recommend to other families.

Coronado Retirement Village

299 Prospect Place, Coronado, CA 92118

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
3.5(15 reviews)

I have no complaints about how things went for my wife while she was in this community. The staff where friendly to her and made sure to accommodate her needs as they possibly can. She had no complaints...

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Cost of assisted living in San Diego, CA

The average cost of senior living in San Diego is 5,127 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lemon Grove, CA with an average of 3,014 per month.

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In San Diego, CA, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In San Diego, CA, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Transportation

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System provides bus service in San Diego, with 93 bus lines and three light rail systems. SDMTS also provides a paratransit service for elderly and disabled residents — MTS-Access — which offers large vans capable of carrying wheelchair users. San Diego is a very walkable city with excellent public transportation options.

Health care

San Diego is home to some of the best hospitals in the country. The city has at least eight hospitals that provide emergency services. The top hospitals in San Diego include Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, UC San Diego Health Hillcrest – Hillcrest Medical Center, and Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Senior activities

San Diego is nicknamed “America’s Finest City” for its sandy beaches, gorgeous climate, and world-class entertainment, including the San Diego Zoo and Legoland California. The city offers plenty of options for entertainment, and in total, there are 98 museums and 150 performing arts stages, including two Tony Award-winning theaters. San Diego also has an opera, a symphony, a world-famous zoo and aquarium, and traditional arts and culture events that include an art walk and dinner theatre. The museums include several railroad, flight, and military museums, with options to suit any interest. Area seniors can find a sense of community at the Verne Goodwin Mira Mesa Senior Center, which also has a ballroom.

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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La Marea Senior Living, Temecula Memory Care and Silvergate Retirement Residence - Fallbrook are the top rated assisted living facilities near San Diego, California. See full list of communities.

There are 125 assisted living facilities near San Diego, California. See the full list.

The best assisted living facilities near you in San Diego, California are Atria Collwood and Monte Vista Village. These assisted living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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