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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Independent Living communities in El Cajon and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near El Cajon, California

The Chateau at Harveston

40024 Harveston Drive, Temecula, CA 92591

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The Chateau at Harveston provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the gorgeous town of Harveston, you'll love the elegant comfort of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from...

Pacifica Senior Living Menifee

28333 Valley Blvd, Menifee, CA 92586

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Located on nine-acre grounds with beautiful valley views in the master-planned residential community of Sun City, CA, Pacifica Menifee is an assisted living community backed by the quality standards of Pacifica Senior Living.At Pacifica Menifee, it’s easier for older people to continue the way of...

Westmont Town Court

500 E Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

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Westmont Town Court is centrally located in Escondido, within walking distance from the Historic Grand Avenue Downtown District where residents can enjoy unique shops, fine eateries and medical services as well as cultural performances and fine art at the nearby California Center for the Arts....

Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

4490 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056

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Fairwinds — Ivey Ranch offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who leads the industry in the development and management of elegant retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Fairwinds...

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Las Villas Del Norte

1325 Las Villas Way, Escondido, CA 92026

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Las Villas Del Norte is excited to announce the opening of The Generations Transition Program. Generations memory care offers an industry recognized program that focuses on residents individual needs. The Transitions Program will offer our beginning stage memory impairment residents an active,...

Torrey Pines Senior Living

13101 Hartfield Ave, San Diego, CA 92130

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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...

Atria San Juan

32353 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

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Overlooking the San Juan Hills Golf Course, convenient to shopping, banks and excellent medical centers, Atria San Juan offers one of the most respected senior living communities in San Juan Capistrano. Whether dining alfresco on our patio, staying active in our customized fitness center, or...

Belmont Village La Jolla (Opening Summer 2022)

3880 Nobel Dr, San Diego, CA 92122

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Belmont Village brings more than two decades of experience to its peerless Independent Living, Assisted Living and award-winning Memory Care. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful seaside village of La Jolla, our newest community in San Diego County will offer the unique balance of innovative,...

Crestavilla

30111 Niguel Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

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Now open in Laguna Niguel, California, Crestavilla – an Atria Signature Residence – is a modern senior living community designed to make it easier for older adults to fully enjoy the natural beauty, relaxed spirit and effortless luxury of coastal living. Crestavilla is pursuing LEED®...

Golden Living of Pt. Loma

3223 Duke St, San Diego, CA 92110

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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...

Arcadia Place

1080 Arcadia Ave, Vista, CA 92084

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Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. With average temperatures of 74 degrees, you'll love strolling our beautiful grounds while enjoying all the convenience of living in one of California's finest communities. We're just minutes from...

Brookdale San Marcos

1590 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA 92078

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Redefine your independence and do more of what you love.Here at our assisted living community, you’ll have help with the little things like simple housekeeping and meals—and with bathing and getting dressed, too. And we’ll customize your care to your specific needs. We know that peace of mind...

Oakmont of Pacific Beach

955 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109

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Silvergate Retirement Residence - Fallbrook

420 Elbrook Dr, Fallbrook, CA 92028

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For more than 20 years, Silvergate Retirement Residence has been providing premier independent, assisted living, and Alzheimer's and Dementia accommodations and services to North San Diego County. Located in the quaint village of Fallbrook, our community is conveniently close to shopping and...

Brookdale Clairemont

5219 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117

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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...

San Clemente Villas By the Sea

660 Camino De Los Mares, San Clemente, CA 92673

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A warm, safe, new retirement community built with you in mind. Conveniently located in the beach town of San Clemente, enjoy the sunsets, Beach and Harbor. Giving you peace of mind, and laughter in your heart. Within walking distance to a public golf course, 2 major grocery stores, movie theatre...

Redwood Terrace

710 W 13th Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025

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Redwood Terrace is a proud member of Human Good, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing quality living options and support services to Seniors.

Sun City Gardens

28500 Bradley Road, Menifee, CA 92586

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As an assisted living community for people age 55 and older, Sun City has a vast amount to offer those living at Sun City Gardens. Attractions include two public golf course that are available for year-round use, recreation centers featuring swimming pools and tennis courts, small retail outlets,...

Sungarden Terrace

2045 Skyline Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

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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...

The Village HealthCare Center

2400 W Acacia Ave, Hemet, CA 92545

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The Springs of Escondido

1261 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027

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Soak up the sun at The Springs of Escondido,a Holiday Retirement vibrant senior living community perfectly situated just 40 minutes from downtown San Diego with easy access to all north county beaches. You will be within 5 minutes of Palomar Medical Center and a variety of shopping and dining...

Cypress Court

1255 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026

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Cypress Court embraces the wonderful climate North County San Diego has to offer. Nestled in Escondido, California, we are centrally located near shopping, entertainment, theaters, and all the conveniences of a thriving town. As you walk through our doors, you will feel an immediate sense of...

Monte Vista Village & Lodge

2211 Massachusetts Avenue, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

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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...

Overture of San Marcos 55+ Apartment Homes

736 Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069

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Overture San Marcos’ 55+ active adult apartment home community is designed specifically with you in mind. Our maintenance-free lifestyle gives you the active and healthy atmosphere you desire and plenty of time to pursue old interests or discover new ones. Keep fit in our newly-renovated fitness...

The Gateway & Gateway Gardens

12751 Gateway Park Road, Poway, CA 92064

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The Gateway - Gateway Gardens is located in Poway, CA. Poway is a part of San Diego County, and this independent living community provides seniors with a great location to call home. Poway offers much to do and see, so that residents and their guests always have entertainment options. Those who...

Pacifica Senior Living Vista

760 E. Bobier Dr, Vista, CA 92084

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Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Vista, located in Vista, California, offering multilevel retirement that provides independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's and dementia care, and health and rehabilitation all on one convenient campus.Pacifica Senior Living Vista is a multilevel...

Silvergate Retirement Residence - San Marcos

1550 Security Pl, San Marcos, CA 92078

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For more than 20 years, Silvergate Retirement Residence has been providing premier independent, assisted living, and Alzheimer's and Dementia accommodations and services to the North San Diego County. Located near the beautiful Lake San Marcos, our community is conveniently near popular...

Vi at La Jolla Village

8515 Costa Verde Blvd, San Diego, CA 92122

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Vi at La Jolla Village is a Life Plan Community, also known as Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), located in San Diego, California, within the ‘Golden Triangle’. Our location offers spectacular views with access to high-end shopping, dining, parks, and walking trails. Our retirement...

Las Villas De Carlsbad

1088 Laguna Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008

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Lease by April 30 and your New Resident Fee is just $99!*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 always.We are now offering Virtual Tours of our...

Pacific Pointe

171 4th Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910

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Pacific Pointe is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, located near the shores of the Pacific Ocean in beautiful Southern California, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. We offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared meals daily,...

Regency Fallbrook

609 East Elder, Fallbrook, CA 92028

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Regency Fallbrook's assisted living options offer personalized assistance, supportive services and compassionate care in a professionally managed, carefully designed, retirement community setting. It's the perfect alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own at home, yet don't need...

White Sands

7450 Olivetas Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

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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...

Atria Park of Vintage Hills

41780 Butterfield Stage Rd, Temecula, CA 92592

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Overlooking the lush Temecula Valley wine country of Southern California, Atria Park of Vintage Hills provides amenity-rich, resort-style living for older adults. Located near the Old Town district, with easy access to shopping, dining, medical centers and places of worship, Atria offers a full...

Waterford Terrace

5580 Aztec Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942

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We believe that Waterford Terrace is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Waterford Terrace, our management teams live on-site, and are...

Renaissance Village Murrieta

24271 Jackson Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562

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The Renaissance Village Lifestyle and Mission is to create great days for our Residents. We just opened out doors January 31st of 2017. This is a beautiful community offering many common areas for families to enjoy.We are located on Jackson Drive just off Cal Oaks. We are directly across from...

Oakmont of Escondido Hills

3012 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

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Oakmont of Escondido Hills is a lovely retirement community situated on a lush six-acre campus with lovely views of the Escondido Hills and within walking distance of Westfield's North County Fair Shopping Mall. If an active lifestyle is what you desire, you'll feel at home in our retirement...

WellQuest of Menifee Lakes (Opening Spring 2021)

29914 Antelope Road, Menifee, CA 92584

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Belmont Village Sabre Springs

13075 South Evening Creek Drive, San Diego, CA 92128

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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...

Capistrano Senior Living

31741 Rancho Viejo Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

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Do more of what you love every day.Our community in San Juan Capistrano, California, is a continuing care retirement community or CCRC, which means 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.Along with our...

Belmont Village Cardiff

3535 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff, CA 92007

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The beautifully appointed senior living community of Belmont Village Cardiff by the Sea, California provides an exceptional level of service and support for independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer's residents. Nestled in the hillside along Manchester Avenue with views of the San Elijo...

Yorkshire Village

26933 Cornell St, Hemet, CA 92544

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Welcome to Yorkshire HouseAt Yorkshire, we will help you find the best living plan designed for you or your loved one. Whether they need Memory care, Assisted Living, Board and Care, Hospice Care and even Respite Care, we’re committed to providing the highest quality of life.Our MissionAt...

Lantern Crest Senior Living

800 Lantern Crest Way, Santee, CA 92071

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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...

Meadowbrook Senior Living

461 E Johnston Ave, Hemet, CA 92543

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Atria Encinitas

504 South El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024

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Atria Encinitas offers older adults a comfortable, vibrant senior living community. Residents enjoy nearby shopping, beaches and attractions, as well as a spacious courtyard with colorful gardens and welcoming lounge and common areas for spending time with friends.Free from the concerns of...

Legacy Hills at Poway

12730 Monte Vista Road, Poway, CA 92064

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Welcome to Legacy Hills at Poway, a community providing residents with a living experience that is designed to perfectly suit your lifestyle. Our Poway, CA community takes an innovative approach toward 55+ independent living that’s focused on a vibrant and fun social life while still providing...

Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon

444 Prescott Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020

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Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon is a warm, welcoming, vibrant, engaging independent Senior Living Community in the heart of the city. Enjoy adventure, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors. Family and friends find comfort with our on-site personal care professionals. We are close to...

Grossmont Gardens

5480 Marengo Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942

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Lease by April 16 and enjoy the rest of April RENT-FREE!*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 always.We are now offering Virtual Tours of our...

Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill

2567 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

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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...

Atria La Jolla

4025 Pulitzer Pl, San Diego, CA 92122

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Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 26 states and seven Canadian provinces. Atria communities are home to more than 23,000 seniors and employ more than 14,000 people.

Alta Vista Senior Living

2041 W Vista Way, Vista, CA 92083

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At Alta Vista Senior Living, excellence is not enough; we strive to go beyond that. As an award-winning senior living campus in Vista, CA, we welcome seniors with an innovative blend of expert care, personalized plans, lifestyle-focused amenities, and inclusive activities. Residents will find...

El Cajon, California


Independent Living

If you would benefit from the peace of mind of having your chores managed by professionalls while living life at your own pace, you might consider the option of an Independent Living Community. Frequent needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are taken care of, which provides seniors more opportunities to live life as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies vary between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of independent care providers. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to keep in mind while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in your care plan: housekeeping, internet access, move-in fee, Waiting list deposit, private phone, meals, wellness program, and transportation. The benefits associated with independent living include community activities, laundry service, transportation, game/TV room, healthcare center, security guards, beauty salon & barber shop, and private rental hall.


Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when deciding which care choice is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for El Cajon is around 22.7% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in El Cajon is $1,565 per month and the median home value in El Cajon costs around $389,263.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.3% are female and 50.7% are male. The median age of El Cajon is 34 years old. In El Cajon, 11.4% do not have health insurance, 23.0% live in poverty, 63.2% participate in the labor force, and 6.0% are widowed. The current population of El Cajon consists of 103,894 people. El Cajon has a population density of 2,769 people per square mile. Racially, the population of El Cajon is 9.9% other or not specified, 5.7% black, 0.8% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.9% mixed race, 72.8% white, 29.2% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, and 3.4% Asian. Of the population of El Cajon 19.1% have a college degree, 28.9% have a high-school diploma, and 5.7% have a graduate degree. In El Cajon, 9.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.


State Information

An overview of California

The natural beauty of California is ranked 5th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, California has a cost of living index rating of 139, a grocery index rating of 121, and a housing index rating of 227. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by standards of healthcare. There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in California are Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica’s UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital.


Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. In California, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 31% of California’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 23,558 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges.


State-wide weather information

During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 116F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 76F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.


Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of jojoba, redwood, California fan palm, and California poppy. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the cougars, the coyotes, or the whales. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in California

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Oakmont of Pacific Beach, Crestavilla and Overture of San Marcos 55+ Apartment Homes are the top rated independent living facilities near El Cajon, California. See full list of communities.

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