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Independent Living in California

From old-growth Redwood forests to white sandy beaches, California has earned its nickname as The Golden State for good reason. California is home to great weather, year-round sunshine, and unmatched beauty. There are many great retirement communities in Southern California and the rest of the state. A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Advisors can help you or your loved one find the best retirement communities in California that meet your family’s needs.

Currently, A Place for Mom partners with more than 880 independent living communities in California. The median monthly cost of independent living in California is about $3,000.

Independent Living Facilities near La Jolla, CA

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Average starting price $4,574/month
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Recent reviews of Independent Living in La Jolla, 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.

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Brookdale Clairemont in San Diego, CA
4.0

My loved one has recently made the move into this community and so far I have no complaints of how things had been going for him. He has had a few health problems but other than that the experience has been pleasant for him. The staff have done a great job at staying organized in his care plan and are always attentive to his needs. I would defiantly recommend this place to anyone interested.

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Harbor View Senior Assisted Living in San Diego, CA
3.9

Most residents suffer from dementia, so efforts to socialize--and the staff tries very hard--have limited success. Grand old house is built on several levels, so ramps and elevators are needed for walkers and wheelchairs. Heidi, the chef is wonderful--both in the quality of her cooking and in her uplifting attitude. Jim, the owner, is always cheerful and interested, and keeps the condition of this older mansion in good order. Grounds are berautifully landscaped, though under the adjacent airport jet landing path. Overall, a good value with a central San Diego location. Mother spent her last years here.

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White Sands, a CCRC

7450 Olivetas Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037 | 1.7 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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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.

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Pacifica Senior Living Escondido

1351 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027 | 22.7 miles from San Diego center

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We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create...

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4.7(145 reviews)

My wife and I live here for about 2+ years. The staff and caregivers are well trained and the little touch of "caring: which is very important in our senior years - A great place!!

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Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside

5508 Avenida Pacifica Way, Oceanside, CA 92057 | 28.0 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside, a full service senior living community half an hour north of San Diego, close to the historic Oceanside Pier. Our seaside luxury senior living retirement community in the midst of an unparalleled climate & rich in comfort, convenience, services and...

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4.8(108 reviews)

We chose Pacifica Senior Living because I liked the size of the rooms and the bathroom had a walk in shower and it had plenty of closet space. It is a newer facility and the price is comparable to others we...

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Atria Collwood

5308 Monroe Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115 | 11.6 miles from San Diego center

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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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4.3(82 reviews)

Right away what really stood out to us was the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff members. Our loved one has been very happy so far with the meals and dining service. We really like all the nice...

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Atria Park of Vintage Hills

41780 Butterfield Stage Rd, Temecula, CA 92592 | 47.2 miles from San Diego center

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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...

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4.4(79 reviews)

When we moved my mom into memory care we were pleasantly surprised at how quickly she acclimated. She has met new friends and even gained some needed weight. Their community is clean, and their staff care...

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Silvergate Retirement Residence - Fallbrook

420 Elbrook Dr, Fallbrook, CA 92028 | 36.9 miles from San Diego center

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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...

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4.6(69 reviews)

I’m a retired dietician with Stouffer Foods as my first career. Later I worked for JC Penny as a design consultant. Both companies delivered excellent customer service. After one year as a resident of...

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Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon

444 Prescott Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020 | 17.4 miles from San Diego center

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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...

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4.4(65 reviews)

The staff here at Solstice Senior Living are very friendly, and I do believe it is a very good value for the money. The lunch time and supper time meals are very good. I have only gone for breakfast a couple...

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Brookdale San Marcos

1590 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA 92078 | 20.0 miles from San Diego center

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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...

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4.3(60 reviews)

This is our first experience with finding an assisted living community for a family member. With guidance from "A Place for Mom," we visited and researched several facilities and selected Brookdale San...

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Monte Vista Village

2211 Massachusetts Avenue, Lemon Grove, CA 91945 | 14.6 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted 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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4.4(53 reviews)

My uncle has lived at Monte Vista Village for about a month. He is very comfortable in his studio apartment. The staff is kind to him and accommodates his needs. He really enjoys the meals and socializing...

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Atria La Jolla

4025 Pulitzer Pl, San Diego, CA 92122 | 2.5 miles from San Diego center

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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.

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4.0(45 reviews)

The staff in the kitchen are wonderful. Very attentive and fulfilling all my needs.The staff as a whole is always so friendly and caring and are always available to meet any needs I may have..

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Sunrise of Bonita

3302 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910 | 17.9 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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About Sunrise at BonitaCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in central Chula Vista, CANear regional shopping centers and Scripps Mercy HospitalSurrounded by scenic gardens and lush treesSunrise at Bonita in Chula Vista, California, is a senior assisted living community focused on...

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4.4(104 reviews)

This community was good but there was no outdoor area for my loved one. This was the only reason we felt like we had to go with another community. This was a great tour.

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Grossmont Gardens

5480 Marengo Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942 | 14.1 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted 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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4.0(109 reviews)

This was a very nice community and this was a second choice just in case my loved one had to relocate. We ended up not going with this community just because my loved one was not prepared to move at the time

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Alta Vista Senior Living

2041 W Vista Way, Vista, CA 92083 | 23.6 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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4.4(84 reviews)

All the staff are great. Food is excellent. Service is good. We do things that keeps us busy, with shopping, and outings. We are well taken care of.

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Pacifica Senior Living Bonita

3434 Bonita Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910 | 17.9 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Pacifica Senior Living Bonita is a beautiful, three-story Mediterranean-style building nestled in the center of Bonita's quiet country setting bordered by horse trails and golf courses, while still providing easy freeway access to an array of shopping centers, churches, banks, restaurants and...

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4.2(79 reviews)

I have already recommended Pacifica Senior Living to probably about 30 people. The facility is beautiful, it has 3 levels of care. The staff can not be nicer or more professional and friendly. The directors...

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Silvergate Retirement Residence - San Marcos

1550 Security Pl, San Marcos, CA 92078 | 20.1 miles from San Diego center

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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...

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4.6(80 reviews)

My loved one's meals are brought to them in their room, there is a charge for this. However, the food is served cold by the time my loved ones receive their food. There is no way to reheat the meals due to...

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Las Villas Del Norte

1325 Las Villas Way, Escondido, CA 92026 | 22.3 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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,...

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4.2(84 reviews)

They have been fantastic to work with. We couldn't be happier with our experience. We toured several communities in addition to this one. The indoor and outdoor spaces are wonderful here. My loved one has...

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Pacifica Senior Living Encinitas

504 S El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024 | 13.3 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

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Pacifica Senior Living Encinitas is located in Encinitas, CA offering assisted living and independent living services to seniors and their families. Welcome to Encinitas, California, a moderately-sized town located just 25 miles north of San Diego and 95 miles south of Los Angeles. At Pacifica...

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4.4(64 reviews)

The team at Pacifica are unmatched in friendliness and service. From admission, to introductions, and all communications. You are lucky to have this Encinitas team!

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Holiday The Chateau at Harveston

40024 Harveston Drive, Temecula, CA 92591 | 48.3 miles from San Diego center

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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...

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4.5(70 reviews)

Moving our father from another local facility to the Chateau at Harveston was a wonderful experience. Staff were welcoming,, helpful and accommodating as we navigated a pandemic and new environment. The...

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Pacifica Senior Living Rancho Penasquitos

12979 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd, San Diego, CA 92129 | 11.2 miles from San Diego center

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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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4.1(61 reviews)

I would recommend the Memory Care area to others for their loved ones. The staff is very good and address the residents by their first name. They are attentive to the resident's needs as well. There are...

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Arcadia Place

1080 Arcadia Ave, Vista, CA 92084 | 26.3 miles from San Diego center

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Make the move to our beautiful Atria Retirement Community and discover how fulfilling life can be!Picture your days filled with things you want to do - spending more time with family, pursuing new interests, connecting with friends, exploring your creative side. Arcadia Place in Vista, CA, offers...

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3.8(76 reviews)

Arcadia is an amazing caring community! They have helped my parents with so many changes and adjustments! The team is welcoming and friendly and goes above and beyond to assist with everything! We love...

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Gardens at Escondido

1342 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92026 | 22.4 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Welcome to Escondido, California, a beautiful town offering nearby beach views, mountain hiking, and year-round warm weather. Choose Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care at Gardens at Escondido, and come home to an inviting community of compassionate caregivers and friendly...

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4.3(62 reviews)

The staff makes her feel really welcome and at home. She constantly says you picked such a good place for me. This was the most affordable place that was the nicest. It was surprising to me how affordable it...

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Pacifica Senior Living Vista

760 E. Bobier Dr, Vista, CA 92084 | 25.8 miles from San Diego center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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4.2(64 reviews)

Every time we have come for a visit, my (kids included), [name removed] at the front desk is always FANTASTIC. Give her a raise!! :-)

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Holiday The Springs of Escondido

1261 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027 | 22.7 miles from San Diego center

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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...

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4.2(65 reviews)

We chose The Springs because the food is cooked on site instead of brought in and the value for the money was great as well. The apartment sizes are very good. I do wish that they had a bar, a lot of other...

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Brookdale Oceanside

3524 Lake Boulevard, Oceanside, CA 92056 | 23.3 miles from San Diego center

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If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. So go ahead and take an art class or join your friends for happy hour. We’ll take...

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3.8(72 reviews)

We've had a very positive experience with Brookdale Oceanside. It's not too too big, so it's not really crowded. The staff per client ratio is pretty reasonable. They have some good methods they use for...

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Belmont Village Sabre Springs

13075 Evening Creek Dr S, San Diego, CA 92128 | 11.7 miles from San Diego center

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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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4.4(51 reviews)

They are short staffed at this time so sometimes her meals are cold and she has to send them back. Also it does not seem like they are cleaning deep enough due to the lack of workers. They do make sure that...

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Cost of independent living in La Jolla, CA

The average cost of senior living in San Diego is 4,574 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lemon Grove, CA with an average of 3,049 per month.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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La Marea, Cypress Court and Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside are the top rated independent living facilities near La Jolla, California. See full list of communities.

There are 137 independent living facilities near La Jolla, California. See the full list.

The best independent living facilities near you in San Diego, California are Pacifica Senior Living Escondido, Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside, and Atria Collwood. These independent living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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