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1919 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
9.4
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89 reviews
9.4
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89 reviews
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It is a great place, My father really likes it. The food is really good and he likes the entertainment. Convenient parking is very limited? It has been good. They have some very strict rules about...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Tucked away on a gorgeous property in La Mesa, CA, just minutes from downtown San Diego, The Montera defines care-focused senior living. From well-appointed studio and one bedroom apartments, to personalized care plans designed for each Assisted Living resident, to rejuvenating short-term stays,...
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9.3
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134 reviews
9.3
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134 reviews
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I don't require medical care. I'm home-bound in my apt so I don't see the grounds or activities. Everyone I do see are very nice. Still having problems getting 1 meal a day delivered to me. ( after 18...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
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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11 Floor plan available
8.6
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29 reviews
8.6
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29 reviews
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I am a resident at Waterford Terrace Retirement Community. Mostly positive experience, but some serious issues for me: phone service very poor on first floor - have to go outside to communicate by phone and...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
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...
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2121 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
8.2
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14 reviews
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The Westmont of La Mesa is a beautiful community that is kept clean and has friendly staff working there. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would recommend this community to other families who...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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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88 Floor plans available
9.9
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77 reviews
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77 reviews
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[name removed] and Monte Vista Village made the whole move in process very easy and all was handled great for my father. He enjoys the walking paths and his meals and his studio. Thank you for everything.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Monte Vista Village is a charming senior community in Lemon Grove, CA, in San Diego County. We offer 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 enjoy...
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99 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.9
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91 reviews
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I am currently a resident at Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon and the overall experience has been great. However, please note, you must arrange for medical help from outside services. This is something...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
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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1717 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.8
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102 reviews
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I am so pleased with the services that my mother has been receiving at Pacifica. The community is clean, the food is delicious, has a great variety of activities and wonderful caring staff. The down fall is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
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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9.7
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53 reviews
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I love it here at Paradise Village. This is like being in a resort. There are 4 resident buildings. I am on the 4th floor and there are 5 floors in each building. People walk around with smiles on their...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
WELCOME TO PARADISE! Introducing Paradise Village, the newest retirement community located in San Diego's South Bay. Offering retirement and assisted living in a resort-style, gated community with a Mediterranean flair. One bedroom, one bedroom w/den, 2 bedroom, and penthouse options. Studio and...
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1111 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
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9.6
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97 reviews
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I love my life at Atria! The entire staff is committed to my well being and happiness. I am completely grateful for all the support they provide me. I absolutely recommend this facility to others. I have...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
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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1212 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.2
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112 reviews
9.2
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Love this place! It is perfect for our dad! The staff really like each other, the guests and seem to really care. Always open to recommendations. My dad is safe, clean, well dressed and has told us when...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
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...
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Photo of Lantern Crest Senior Living
1010 Photos available
9.2
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35 reviews
9.2
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35 reviews
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The staff is really friendly and know most everyone by name. They get along well with the residents and each other. Some even sing going around the halls and into the rooms. Housekeeping is weekly and done...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
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...
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Photo of Sungarden Terrace Assisted Living and Memory Care
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9.0
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33 reviews
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33 reviews
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We were enthralled by the welcoming atmosphere of Sungarden Terrace Assisted Living and Memory Care from the minute we entered. The building has been meticulously maintained and is constructed to make...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
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...
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1616 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.6
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22 reviews
8.6
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22 reviews
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My mom loves it here. She is very happy with the neighborhood, friendliness of the staff and residents and the freedom she is given as an independent resident.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Ivy Park is the newest, luxury community in the Otay Ranch area of Chula Vista. We opened in 2018 and are under new management as of May 1, 2021, and our company has decades of senior living expertise and experience, managing over 35 senior living communities throughout California and Nevada. ...
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1010 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
7.9
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23 reviews
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They're all very nice and caring. Mom loves it there. As far as the food goes, They all agree that the food is too dry. They've asked for sauces or gravy to make it better.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Westmont at San Miguel Ranch is a beautiful, scenic assisted living center located in beautiful Chula Vista, San Diego County, California. Nestled along the coast of Southern California, seniors can enjoy picturesque views of San Diego and the Pacific Ocean. Offering a small-town feel in a large...
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I had good stay. They took good care of me while I healed up. The facility is beautiful and well maintained. Staff is courteous and responsive. Now I am able to return to work.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Cloisters of the Valley offers complete residential senior care in a private, caring environment. If you are looking into an assisted living facility for your loved one, you will want to make sure you are getting the best medical care in the most home-like environment possible. Please stop by to...
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Lo Har Senior Living has been good so far with their services and staff. My mother has been engaging in a couple of the activities that they offer. The community and her room seem to be getting good...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
We are licensed as an Assisted Living facility for seniors with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. We are Private pay only.
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It is great but it is expensive! What I like, and I believe my Mom likes too, is the events they plan, particularly the exercise classes. She has definitely found community within the area of exercise. They...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
At La Vida Real, we surround our residents with an engaging blend of comfort, style, fine dining, endless social opportunities, and an impressive array of recreational and wellness programs. Here, you’ll discover a service-enriched retirement lifestyle specially designed to meet your unique needs...
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Plaza Village is an excellent value in Senior Care. The accommodations are Suite Style, as the building was originally built as condominiums. Three or Four bedroom units share a living room and a full...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
PLAZA VILLAGE IS A UNIQUE APPROACH TO SENIOR LIVING From our innovative design to our resident centered approach to care and activities, you'll notice the difference. Our assisted living and memory care programs are designed to meet the individual care needs and social needs of each resident. ...
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My mom only got to experience about eight weeks at St. Paul's memory care. During that short stay the staff showed dedication and commitment and took the time to know her personality and find things that...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Nestled in the heart of Bankers Hill, St. Paul’s Villa offers supportive oversight and a range of services for the senior who is no longer comfortable living at home by providing personal care support in our assisted living. We have created a home-like atmosphere through our resident centered,...
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The community is in a beautiful neighborhood, and the community is beautiful also. The director is amazing and very caring. The staff is amazing and I can't say anything bad about this community. I would...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
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 Gardens at...
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I have been living at Canterbury Court Apartments for a little over 2 years. I am glad I moved here. I am very happy with this complex/community. The new manager, [Name removed], and her staff have done a...
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Located a short distance from Canterbury Court, a bus stop connects to the trolley and can take residents anywhere in town… shopping areas, nearby golf courses, the marina, the park, or even the length of the town!Canterbury Court offers residents an unmatched location and setting. Instead of an...
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We chose Pacific Pointe because of the value for the money and they do have a lot to offer for the residents. They do full size meals for lunch and then something smaller for dinner, I think they should...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
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,...
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North Park Sunshine is a particularly exceptional community for older citizens. This community offers its inhabitants a friendly and inviting atmosphere, from its lovely surroundings to its caring personnel....
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My mother was admitted there after she was released from a hospital with RSV. She went to PV to get her strength back. She was there for over 3 weeks.. The entire staff from admissions, social workers,...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
At Paradise Valley Manor and Health Care Center, we believe that we have the sacred responsibility to treat each and every person who walks through our doors as an honored guest and a dear friend. Our team of highly-skilled professional staff strives to ensure that our residents have the very...
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Two relatives have lived there for a length of time (at different times). They were both happy there. One played the piano for residents. The main building is an older home, kept up well. Residents can feel...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Our speciality is providing quality care at resonable rates. Villa La Mesa offers modest, homelike accommodations nestled in a very quiet residential area of 'Old' La Mesa. With a total licensed capacity of twenty-nine (29) residents, Villa La Mesa is small enough to offers a warm, homelike...

Cost of independent living in La Mesa, CA

The average cost of senior living in La Mesa is $4,744 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Imperial Beach, CA with an average of $4,093 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in La Mesa, CA vs. nearby cities

La Mesa, CA
$4,744/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in La Mesa, CA vs. the state and national average

La Mesa, CA
$4,744/mo
U.S. national average
$4,093/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in La Mesa vs. other types of senior living

$5,863/mo
Independent Living
$4,744/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in La Mesa, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,366/mo
Studio
$4,588/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,290/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,166/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$7,095/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in La Mesa over time

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What families are saying about independent living in La Mesa

Recent reviews for independent living in La Mesa

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 ...
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Novellus 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 ...
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Belmont Village Sabre Springs in San Diego, CA

4.7
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 my loved ones room is clean however the common areas are not so up kept. The staff have ...
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La Mesa independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in La Mesa independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in La Mesa, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in La Mesa independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of La Mesa partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
La Mesa, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
20%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
27.3%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
23.6%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
30.9%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
5.5%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in La Mesa independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of La Mesa communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
La Mesa, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
23.6%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
38.2%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
32.7%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
21.8%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in La Mesa independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in La Mesa offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
La Mesa, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
36.4%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
23.6%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
21.8%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
40%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
41.8%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
45.5%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
38.2%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
27.3%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
36.4%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
36.4%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
41.8%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
27.3%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
23.6%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
38.2%
45.1%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Monte Vista Village, Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon and Pacifica Senior Living Bonita are the top-rated independent living facilities near La Mesa, California. See full list of communities.

There are 61 independent living facilities near La Mesa, California. See the full list.

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