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127 Residential Care Homes near El Cajon, CA

Residential care homes in El Cajon may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. El Cajon 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 El Cajon, 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.

We are also serving Residential Care Home facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Rancho San Diego.
You may also consider nearby communities such as San Diego, Chula Vista or Grossmont.

Residential Care Home Facilities near El Cajon, CA

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Last Updated: 5/26/23
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Average starting price of Residential Care Home in El Cajon, CA is $3,558/month. Learn more
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Recent reviews of Residential Care Home in El Cajon, CA
Lilac Chateau I in Santee, CA

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!

Joster Villa in San Diego, CA

We were blessed to have Kathleen locate a wonderful place for my husband's mom in only a few days! We were very pleased with her care and the home and would highly recommend Kathleen, A Place For Mom, and the Joster homes to others!

Care Plus Mansion Residential Care Facility for the Elderly in El Cajon, CA

My mom is a difficult resident, she has dementia with behavioral issues.. [Name removed] and his wife [name removed] once told me that the plan is to start with theraputic approach and to build trust. At first I don’t it seems hard for me to understand how they manage to do it. I am truly blessed I have found this place for my mom. I am so happy and pleased with their services.. the staff and owner are great! I can not ask for more..They are very passionate with their care to elderly!

Reina's Residential Care #1

9290 Murray Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942

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Provides: Care Homes

This is or first of two facilities in La Mesa, and we are now over nine years in operation. Located in the heart of La mesa, right off the 8 freeway at the corner of Severin and Murray. We are just down the street from Sharp Hospital and the Brigantine restaurant.Reina's Residential Care's...

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3.8(3 reviews)

My mother came to Reina's as Hospice care, her accommodations were perfect, the staff was kind and loving to my mom and I, as well as, all of our family. Tony, and his staff made all of their patients feel...

Renown Suites

8702 Tommy Drive, San Diego, CA 92119

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Care Homes
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Renown CareRenown Care is a residential care home located in the bustling coastal city of San Diego, California, in San Diego county. Our beautiful community is situated in the heart of San Carlos, in close proximity to Lake Murray and Mission Trails Regional Park. The attractions in nearby San...

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5.0(1 review)

This review is for the Renown Care located at 7010 Jackson Dr., San Diego, CA 92119: This location was recommended by a friend whose father stayed there. I am so glad she told me about them because I...

Lucie's Shady Rest

7142 Bobhird Dr, San Diego, CA 92119

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

Lucie's Shady Rest is a senior care home in warm and beautiful San Diego, in San Diego County California. Situated moments away from the expansive greenery of Mission Trails Regional Park as well as just blocks from the freeway, residents of Lucie's are never forced to choose between a stunning...

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4.5(2 reviews)

owners are WONDERFUL and Staff, i felt right at home. cant wait, patio is beautiful, light, a home..

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.

Reina's Residential Care #2

7902 Cinnabar Dr., La Mesa, CA 91941

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Provides: Care Homes

Our newest of two facilities, Reina's Residential Care II is located in a beautiful residential area in La Mesa, right next to the La Mesa Middle School. We have been running this facility for over a year, but we have been in the care business for almost six years now.The facility is a beautiful...

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3.9(4 reviews)

We chose Reina's because when we visited we just got a really good feeling about the quality of care and the compassion she would receive. It provides a very home like feeling with a family atmosphere. The...

Care Plus Mansion Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

2579 Windmill View Rd, El Cajon, CA 92020

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

Care Plus Mansion RCFE is located in San Diego County, southern California. El Cajon, California is situated at the bottom of a valley surrounded my picturesque hills. Care Plus Masion RCFE is located in El Cajon. El Cajon's population is reportedly 101,45 in 2012. Care Plus Mansion has capacity...

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4.6(8 reviews)

My mom second home. They took good care of her and did not give up although with her dementia-behavioral disturbances, I don't know how they manage to care for her. I am glad . The staff and owner are very...

Casa Primavera

848 Felicita Ave, Spring Valley, CA 91977

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

My facility is a single home with, 4 bedrooms. Two of which are shared and 2 privates. Every room has a bathroom with a shower. There is a nice back yard with a walkway, shaded area to relax during summer and fruit trees. Casa primavera is located very close  to 125 freeway and the San...

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5.0(6 reviews)

They get 5 stars on everything and based on the experience we have had so far with Casa Primavera we would absolutely 100% recommend them to other families.

Sunbeam Home

4670 Twain Ave, San Diego, CA 92120

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

Sunbeam is a residential care home located in the major city of San Diego, California. The popular city is along the beautiful Pacific Ocean. The area is vibrant with numerous museums, lighthouses, and the famous San Diego Zoo. San Diego is an exciting place to live and an inviting place for...

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4.7(3 reviews)

The staff members are very friendly and it is clear that they are all very caring people. Our loved one the second she moved in felt right at home which gives us some peace of mind.

Serra Mesa Guests Home II

566 Parkwood Drive, San Diego, CA 92139

Provides: Care Homes

Serra Mesa Guest Home II is a wonderful, residential care home located in San Diego, CA, in San Diego County. San Diego has a lot of great attractions including area parks, the San Diego Zoo, museums, top sporting events and cultural activities. Family members who visit will be able to enjoy a...

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4.0(4 reviews)

I know that my mom is happy there. she has made friends and the staff is friendly and welcoming. They seem to be genuine in their greetings and their intentions. It is a clean place with a nice, peaceful...

Fancor Guest Home

631 Taft Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Care Homes

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Island Grove Guest Home II

660 Van Houten Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Parkway Gardens Rtrmnt Care Hm

660 Van Houten Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Care Homes

Safari Mobile Lodge

1174 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92021

Provides: Care Homes

Senior Care & Comfort Living

1019 Greenfield Dr., El Cajon, CA 92021

Provides: Care Homes

Senior Care & Comfort Living is a Residential Care Facility for Elderly. It serves seniors over 60 years of age in a homelike setting that is very much like a family. DEFINITION OF OUR RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY FOR THE ELDERLY: Senior Care & Comfort Living is a non-medical facility that provides...

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4.0(5 reviews)

My mom is doing fine and she likes her new home. We are pleased with the care from the staff. The home is always clean, no issues. My mom does enjoy her meals that are provided. They do not have a lot of...

Evening Shade Manor

386 Sandy St., El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Care Homes

Heart Haven

1160 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021

Provides: Care Homes

Noble Living II LLC

505 Hills Ln Dr, El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Peppertree Lodge

1275 Marline Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021

Provides: Care Homes

Gloria's Valley Guest Home

1061 E Bradley Ave*, El Cajon, CA 92021

Provides: Care Homes

"Caring for quality & dignity of elder life." Serving since 1983 Welcome to California Homes for Seniors! Gloria's Valley Guest Home & Gloria's Guest HomeIf you are looking for gracious assisted living in a home-like setting, you have come to the right place. We...

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Summer Place

1739 Summer Place Drive, El Cajon, CA 92021

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

The Summer Place, RCFE, is a 9-bed facility that has been in business for over 12 years. This facility specializes in Alzheimer’s and Dementia care and offers both ambulatory and non-ambulatory assistance with daily tasks tailored to each individual’s needs.Some of the following amenities are: ...

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Orangewood Manor

1202 S Orange Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Care Homes

Trust and Care Home for Seniors

1050 Lemon Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Trust and Care Home for Seniors is located in beautiful El Cajon, CA. We are well known and trusted for providing exceptional assisted living care for our residents. We know first hand that leaving your home can sometimes be difficult and we make the transition easy. Our staff is very well...

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3.5(2 reviews)

They are all very friendly and also very professional and my loved one has improved tremendously since he has been at the Trust and Care Home for Seniors. He is eating healthy and is more active now and it...

Serene Sunset

1233 Cresthill Rd., El Cajon, CA 92021

Provides: Care Homes

Serene Sunset is located in El Cajon, CA in San Diego County. This residential care home provides a safe and comfortable place to live in an area that is surrounded by mountains and all of the beauty that they bring. Those spending time in El Cajon enjoy checking out The Water Conservation...

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4.8(5 reviews)

My father had in-home caregivers for over a year. However, the cost was getting too much. I tried several places that didn’t give the quality care that I was seeking. I found it at Serene Sunset. Andre and...

Bosworth Gardens RCFE

1340 Bosworth St cell:619-398-5034, El Cajon, CA 92019

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Bosworth Gardens RCFE in El Cajon California is an assisted living senior micro community. We offer families 24/7 care services for our elderly members. Cozy apartment style units provides privacy and individual attention for our senior citizens. Our expertly trained staff performs periodic...

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4.3(3 reviews)

My mother has dementia and says she really likes it at Bosworth Gardens. They are very helpful. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable, and truly caring. It shows that they really do truly care. The...

Fletcher Hills Home

562 Aldwych Rd, El Cajon, CA 92020

Provides: Care Homes
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Cost of care homes in El Cajon, CA

The average cost of senior living in El Cajon is 3,558 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include San Diego, CA with an average of 4,472 per month.

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

Financial assistance

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


El Cajon is somewhat car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in El Cajon include bus routes, light rail service, senior transportation, and a public paratransit service. Seniors may receive fare discounts. El Cajon has a limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

Health care

El Cajon 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 Grossmont Hospital and Alvarado Hospital Medical Center.

Senior activities

El Cajon, which means “the box,” got its name from the box-shaped valley surrounding this California city. Nature-loving seniors will enjoy visiting The Water Conservation Garden, which displays a variety of gardens across their six acres and also features a butterfly pavilion. Summers Past Farms offers another outdoor oasis where seniors can visit and hosts antique fairs during the year. The City of El Cajon Parks and Rec Department offers senior specific classes year round including water aerobics and dance.

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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Gold Canyon Care Home, Casa Primavera and Avocado Creek are the top rated care homes near El Cajon, California. See full list of communities.

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