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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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Residential care homes in Carlsbad may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Carlsbad care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Carlsbad, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

Residential Care Home Facilities in Carlsbad, CA

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Tenenbaum Villa

3463 Circulo Adorno, Carlsbad, CA 92009

4.8
(6 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Serving North County San Diego for over seventeen years. The Tenenbaum Villa specializes in Alzheimer's and Dementia Care for ambulatory and non-ambulatory, and hospice. We are located in the beautiful residential community of La Costa (Carlsbad, San Diego, California). This home is near La...

La Costa Golf Care

2702 La Costa Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92009

4.5
(3 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Come be a part of our extended family at one of our five beautiful locations in Carlsbad, California. We provide private rooms, a warm family atmosphere and a caring staff 24 hours a day. Nutritious and balanced home-cooked meals are served daily with accommodation made for residents with special...

La Costa Heights Living Care

7626 Galleon Way, Carlsbad, CA 92009

3.6
(4 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

La Costa Heights Living Care is a full service senior citizen living center. We have been providing assisted living service in the Carlsbad area and specialize in helping the elderly. Our staff offers high-quality, reliable care that can count on. You and your loved ones will always receive...

Hillside Garden

4892 Hillside Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

5.0
(2 reviews)

Private, 1 Bed

Come be a part of our extended family at one of our five beautiful locations in Carlsbad, California. We provide private rooms, a warm family atmosphere and a caring staff 24 hours a day. Nutritious and balanced home-cooked meals are served daily with accommodation made for residents with special...

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Carlsbad Elder Care

1840 Bienvenida Circle, Carlsbad, CA 92008

4.8
(2 reviews)

Private, 1 Bed

We have 5 beautiful facilities across Carlsbad and La Costa in sunny southern California where we offer individual care and diet plans, a 1 to 3 staff-resident ratio, dementia care, hospice care, and respite care services. We schedule regular visits from mobile doctors, nurses, physical...

Hillside Garden II

2541 Abedul Street, Carlsbad, CA 92009

5.0
(2 reviews)

Private, Studio, 1 Bed

Come be a part of our extended family at one of our five beautiful locations in Carlsbad, California. We provide private rooms, a warm family atmosphere and a caring staff 24 hours a day. Nutritious and balanced home-cooked meals are served daily with accommodation made for residents with special...

La Costa Elder Care

2641 Abedul Street, Carlsbad, CA 92009

4.5
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Come be a part of our extended family at one of our five beautiful locations in Carlsbad, California. We provide private rooms, a warm family atmosphere and a caring staff 24 hours a day. Nutritious and balanced home-cooked meals are served daily with accommodation made for residents with special...

La Costa Heights Assisted Living

3111 Levante St, Carlsbad, CA 92009

4.0
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

La Costa Heights Assisted Living is a full-service senior citizen living center. We have been providing assisted living service in the Carlsbad area since 1997 and specialize in helping the elderly. Our staff offers high-quality, reliable care that you can count on. Additionally,...

Family Comfort Care

2579 Arundel Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92009

(0 review)

Private

Comfort Care offers two lovely facilities in Carlsbad, California and a third lovely facility in Vista, California. Elderly Comfort Care understands that residents want privacy but may need access to round the clock care. This is why Comfort Care locations offer several private resident rooms,...

Splendor Valley

930 Rockwell Springs Ct, Escondido, CA 92025

5.0
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Private, Semi-Private

Splendor Valley - Experience a Place You Can Call HomeSplendor Valley is a six-bed capacity licensed Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) located in the heart of Escondido, just minutes away from healthcare, shopping centers, parks, and restaurants. Our community features a...

Our Family Care Home

810 Centennial Drive, Vista, CA 92081

4.8
(20 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Our Family Care Home Located in San Diego County, Our Family Care Home is a senior care home in Vista, California. Our well-cared for, modern property offers a group home setting for our residents in a spacious residential neighborhood. When you aren't spending time relaxing on the patio or...

Kings Care Assisted Living, LLC

247 Presley Place, Vista, CA 92083

4.0
(15 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

King’s Care Assisted Living, LLC "will give quality care to your loved one fit for a King or a Queen”We are a licensed 14 bed facility with 9 bedrooms, 8 with their own private bathroom, each featuring an ADA approved roll in shower. A private exterior French door provides easy access to our...

Blue Skies of San Marcos

1119 Via Vera Cruz, San Marcos, CA 92078

4.2
(10 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Blue Skies of San Marcos is a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly, providing personal care services in the peaceful and secure Stone Canyon gated community. We have been licensed since 2006 to provide care for just six seniors, which promotes a more personal level of assistance than is...

Gold Canyon Care Home

6461 Quillan St, San Diego, CA 92111

4.1
(14 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Gold Canyon Care home is a residential care home located in picturesque San Diego, California. This community setting is designed in an apartment style and it is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood. The region enjoys pleasant warm weather most of the year. The San Diego community is...

Temple Court Senior Care

40009 Temple Court, Murrieta, CA 92563

4.6
(12 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

We are a licensed six bed residential board and care facility. We focus on individual care with emphasis on meeting ongoing daily needs and creating a home like environment for your family member. Our home is for people who need more assistance than is available in an independent living...

Adagio San Juan

31822 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

5.0
(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Adagio San Juan offers premium assisted living in beautiful San Juan Capistrano, CA. Our unique community is five-star, offering a premium location, compassionate care, excellent amenities, a lovely living space and an intimate setting. Adagio San Juan is committed to caring for those seniors...

Agape Home for the Elderly

22495 Spur Brook Dr, Wildomar, CA 92595

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, Private, Semi-Private

We have been a licensed RCFE facility since 1997. We are located in the Lake Elsinore/Murrieta, CA Area. We offer full time care for individuals with needs ranging from those needing help with daily chores to Alzheimer's and hospice patients. Because we are a small facility with a high staff to...

Serenity Haven

24300 Canyon Lake Drive North, Canyon Lake, CA 92587

3.8
(9 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

We opened our business last May 2012, with a medical background. All our employees are trained by The administrator with rigorous orientation on policies and procedures. The administration also revives 40 hours of continuing education every 2 years in senior care and new bylaws. Serenity Haven...

Villa Adriana

1678 Sunset Drive, Vista, CA 92081

4.9
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, Private

Villa Adriana is a residential care home located in the serene town of Vista, California in San Diego County. Our community's location offers excellent space for our residents to experience the much-needed peace of mind. The picturesque horizons of our neighborhood offer nothing short of...

Avocado Creek

1080 Avocado Ave, Escondido, CA 92026

4.6
(10 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

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Cost of care homes in Carlsbad, CA

The average cost of senior living in Carlsbad is $4,148 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include San Marcos, CA with an average of $3,583 per month.

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What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Services for seniors in Carlsbad, California

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

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

Financial assistance

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

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Transportation

Carlsbad, California, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Carlsbad include bus routes, train routes, and a public paratransit service for ride sharers. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Carlsbad has a limited biking infrastructure and is not walkable.

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Health care

Carlsbad offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has a few hospitals, including Tri-City Medical Center and Scripps Memorial Hospital — Encinitas.

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Senior activities

Carlsbad offers a wide range of entertaining activities for seniors. Nature enthusiasts can go smell the roses at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch or explore the Leo Carrillo Ranch & Historic Park. You can try recreational activities: swim at the local beaches, join cycling clubs, or enjoy some golf at the Carlsbad Golf Center. The area even offers many museums and tours to provide you with learning opportunities. Additionally, seniors can enjoy activities at the Carlsbad Senior Center.

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Learn More About Care Homes in Carlsbad, CA

The ocean breeze breathes playfully on the coastal city of Carlsbad, California. Sometimes known as the Titanium Valley, Carlsbad proudly offers numerous luxury golf courses, seasonal flower fields, vast coastlines, and no shortage of cultural activities.

Residential care homes — sometimes called care homes, board and care homes, group homes, or personal care homes — are often houses in residential neighborhoods that are adapted, equipped, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually 10 or less. Similar to assisted living but in a smaller, more residential setting, these homes provide supervision, organized events, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). This means care homes can help with everyday routines but typically do not provide 24-hour skilled nursing assistance.

Cost of Care Homes in Carlsbad, CA

The median monthly cost for a room in a Carlsbad care home is around $4,500. In the state of California, the median monthly cost for a room in a care home is about $3,500. However, the cost of living in a care home depends largely on location. Since the homes are private residences, costs are tied to real estate value and therefore may vary greatly.

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Cost of Living

Carlsbad, like many other West Coast cities, has a high cost of living when compared to the national average. Residents can expect to pay more for basic necessities such as food and clothing.

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 the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
120 128 127 123 117 115

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
$115,664 per year $69,722 per year $101,557 per year $51,142 per year $47,027 per year $6,970 per year $1,342 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Carlsbad include:

Tri-City Medical Center

  • Facility type: governmental short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 300+
  • Specialties: emergency care, mental health care, telemedicine

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

  • Facility type: nonprofit acute care
  • Bed count: 190+
  • Specialties: primary care, cancer care, emergency services, urgent care

Palomar Medical Center Escondido

  • Facility type: governmental short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 320+
  • Specialties: emergency services, trauma center, vascular services

Weather and Climate

Carlsbad’s climate is classified as Mediterranean. This type of climate can be extremely dry – the summers are hot while the winters tend to be cool, and the region receives below average precipitation year round. The average humidity level is 70%, and humidity levels are often highest during March at about 73%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
56°F 68°F 45°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
72°F 82°F 61°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 142

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: 13.7”

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
42.7 16.8% 113,989 3021.8 per square mile 2.5

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)
0.2% 8.3% 0.9% 14.3% 0.2% 4.3% 72.8%

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

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

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

  • Non-discrimination laws in Escondido: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 60/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for San Diego County

Democratic Republican Other
56.1% 38.2% 5.7%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

With over 7 miles of coastline, Carlsbad is as picturesque as it is lively. Just north of San Diego, Carlsbad boasts vistas of the Pacific Ocean, lakes and lagoons, and overlooking it all, are the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch — fields of ranunculus blooms spreading across the coast.

There are no lack of enticing activities in the city of Carlsbad. The city is home to the LegoLand California Resort, the Sea Life Aquarium, 9 different breweries, and Carlsbad Air Tours, which provides overhead tours of the San Diego area via bi-plane or helicopter.

In addition, Carlsbad has a large variety of museums covering a wide variety of collections. The Leo Carrillo Ranch and Historic Park, the Carlsbad Barrio and Museum, and the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum each offer insights into the history of the coastal city. There’s also the Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum, featuring scale models of cars, planes, and more, and the Gemological Institute of America – the foremost experts on gemstones in North America.

Don’t forget to practice your swing – the nickname for Carlsbad is the Titanium Valley, due to its place in the golf manufacturing industry. Companies such as Callaway and Titleist have their headquarters here, and the city boasts numerous luxury golf resorts, the most notable being Avira Golf Club, La Costa Resort and Spa, The Crossings at Carlsbad, and Rancho Carlsbad Golf Club.

Transportation

Carlsbad has two main train stations: Carlsbad Village Station and Carlsbad Poinsettia Station. Both are served by Coaster and Amtrak Trains. In addition, Carlsbad is in the North County Transit District (NCTD), which offers train and bus service. Seniors are eligible for a reduced fare through NCTD.

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