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129 Residential Care Homes near El Cajon, CA

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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 Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Tierrasanta, College Area and Navajo.
You may also consider nearby communities such as San Diego, Mira Mesa and Poway.

Residential Care Home Facilities near El Cajon, CA
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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.
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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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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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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All around they are a benchmark for other places. I viewed and interviewed a lot of places and this one was great.
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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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.
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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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...
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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.
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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Lilac Chateau has provided outstanding care to my 89 year old father for the past year. We thank our lucky stars that we found this senior care residence. The executive director, [name removed] and her...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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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.
Lilac Chateau is assisted living for Seniors. Owned and operated by Kimberly Withers, RN, BSN,. Kimberly has an extensive background in Geriatric-Psych Nursing and Specializes in caring for residents with Dementia. She has a wonderful, caring and loving staffs. We're able to Accept: Ambulatory...
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The caregivers are professional, kind and very attentive to my father. He really enjoys the interaction with them. The house is very neat, clean and very hom-y so it was a good transition from our home. ...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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...
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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.
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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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.
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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...
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Provides: Residential Care Home
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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.
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Provides: Residential Care Home
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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.
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
"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...
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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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.
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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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.
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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.
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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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...
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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.
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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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...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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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.
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...

What families are saying about care homes in El Cajon

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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!

Joster Villa in San Diego, CA

5.0
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

4.9
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 ...
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Cost of care homes in El Cajon, CA

The average cost of senior living in El Cajon is 3553.98 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Imperial Beach, CA with an average of 3046.53 per month.

Average monthly cost of Care Homes in El Cajon, CA vs. nearby cities

El Cajon, CA

$3,207/mo

Temecula, CA

$2,972/mo

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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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Sage Garden, Vintage Home and Residential Care and Gold Canyon Care Home are the top rated residential care home facilities near El Cajon, California. See full list of communities.

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