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Photo of Pacifica Senior Living Poway
1313 Photos available
8.4
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19 reviews
8.4
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19 reviews
5 star
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Caring, friendly staff. They listen to the residents and try new things to keep the experience fresh. It is in a pretty area of town, open, bright shared facilities. Apartments for each resident have nice...
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.
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...
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1414 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
9.5
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54 reviews
9.5
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54 reviews
5 star
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24%
3 star
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Everything is great at Oakmont. Great food, lots of extracurricular activities and a wonderful staff. It's a great facility. We picked this community, because of the location, and price.
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.
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...
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Photo of Ivy Park at Sabre Springs
1111 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.1
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39 reviews
9.1
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39 reviews
5 star
74%
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3 star
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Very friendly and helpful staff. The facility is very homey with a lot of enriching activities. The room sizes are nice and we really like the layout which makes it very comfortable for my mom.
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.
Sunrise of Sabre Springs is an assisted living and memory care community. Residents can live in Assisted Living without care and age in place, adding in care as needed. Every resident receives a customized care plan that addresses their individual needs by a designated care manager who get to...
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Photo of Pacifica Senior Living Rancho Penasquitos
1919 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.1
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78 reviews
9.1
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78 reviews
5 star
48%
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3 star
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Pacifica, Rancho Penasquitos. They are very caring, friendly, kind people who take their jobs seriously. The facility is clean, affordable, and they offer activities throughout the day to appeal to to a...
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.
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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Photo of Belmont Village Sabre Springs
1010 Photos available
1212 Floor plans available
8.9
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61 reviews
8.9
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61 reviews
5 star
65%
4 star
25%
3 star
5%
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Much better than I expected. Staff are very friendly and responsive to individual needs. Restaurant menu and serving staff We are in one of the smaller one bedroom apartments and it is perfect for us....
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.
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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99 Photos available
8.0
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9 reviews
8.0
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9 reviews
5 star
89%
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The beautiful home at Rancho Santa Fe Villa was always kept spotless and clean. Located in an exclusive residential community, it was a very clean facility at all times. The staff was very caring and...
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.
If your loved one is diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, you will discover that our Rancho Santa Fe Villa Assisted Living Facility offers an unprecedented level of personalized attention and care. You will also appreciate the value of knowing that the world around the person you...
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Photo of Felicita Vida Senior Living
2020 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.0
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31 reviews
8.0
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31 reviews
5 star
62%
4 star
19%
3 star
3%
2 star
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From the time my mother arrived with the red carpet entrance to the last days of my mom, we have received nothing but the best care for her. Everything is included and the senses are so titillated at the...
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.
Felicita Vida is an assisted living community providing memory care nestled in mountainous Escondido, San Diego County, California. This city is the heart of San Diego North and is the perfect location for those who want an outdoor oasis. Lakes, parks, horse ranches, and nature preserves has made...
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Our loved one is happy here
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.
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Photo of Legacy Hills at Poway
99 Photos available
5 star
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4 star
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3 star
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7%
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Things are a little unsettled at the moment, this facility is now on its second director. At first i really liked how they had free laundry included, but now they have set up pay laundry. You used to only...
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.
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...
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1818 Photos available
6.8
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16 reviews
6.8
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16 reviews
5 star
37%
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The community is friendly. The apartment is spacious and bright. Daily exercise classes are offered to promote continued movement. The location is very convenient with banks, stores and eateries within...
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.
Nestled in the exclusive community of Rancho Bernardo, The Remington Club is a vibrant, independent, and assisted living community surrounded by serene gardens, breathtaking mountain views, and centrally located near shopping and restaurants. Our newly refreshed common spaces provide...
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Photo of Villa Bernardo
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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.
Our mission at Villa Bernardo is serving seniors in such a manner that preserves their dignity and promotes their independence while enhancing their quality of life. We have well-trained staff to take care of your loved ones like our own mom or dad.
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Photo of Villa Lorena
44 Photos available
5 star
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My Dad was so well cared for here. He loved his staff, loved the delicious food, and thought his apartment overlooking the open space in Santa Luz was so nice. He loved to look out his windows at the view....
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 Casa Aldea Senior Living, a beautifully designed boutique Assisted Living and Memory Care community uniquely located near the communities of Rancho Santa Fe and Santaluz in San Diego, CA, expect the extraordinary. Casa Aldea ensures senior living is firmly in the 21st Century with its...
Photo of Redwood Terrace, a CCRC
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We chose Redwood Terrace because we liked that it was a non profit facility. It has been a really good experience so far and they have been super helpful with moving my loved one. The personnel are all very...
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.
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.
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I would highly recommend Oak Hill Residential Care for the needs of your loved ones. My father has been a resident for over 2 years now and is doing better than ever. He has all types of issues and needs...
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.
Oak Hill Residential Care, a not-for-profit licensed residential care facility for the elderly, offers an affordable alternative to the high cost of long-term custodial care, one-third to one-half the cost. Oak Hill Residential care provides a home-like environment while providing the highest...
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8.0
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4 reviews
8.0
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4 reviews
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After I retired, my daughter felt it was important for her to live nearby in case my wife and I might need some assistance. That was nice of her, but I was disappointed to find out later that she had turned...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
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.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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8.0
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8.0
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It's been a pleasure getting to know The Glen at Scripps Ranch and finding a new home for my Uncle while working with amazing people. We've been to the Glen in recent months, with my parents now living in a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
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.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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8.0
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7 reviews
8.0
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7 reviews
5 star
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My mom really liked Crest View Manor. It has a great staff and is very clean. I would definitely recommend Crest View Manor to anyone. They were great. Unfortunately my mom was there during Covid, so there...
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.
Hilltop Vistas await you! The evening lights of the city twinkle from below. Situated high above downtown Escondido, we are close to everything yet quiet. Owned and operated by the Cook family for three generations, Crest View Manor offers experience in caring for your loved one. We are large...
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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.
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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.
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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.

Cost of independent living in Poway, CA

The average cost of senior living in Poway is $4,638 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lake Riverside, CA with an average of $2,941 per month.

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

Poway, CA
$4,638/mo
$4,556/mo
$4,956/mo

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

Poway, CA
$4,638/mo
U.S. national average
$4,090/mo

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

$5,769/mo
Independent Living
$4,638/mo

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

Semi-Private
$4,586/mo
Studio
$5,893/mo
1 Bedroom
$6,762/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,488/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$9,517/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Poway over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Poway

Recent reviews for independent living in Poway

Pacifica Senior Living Vista

4.8
I recently visited my Grandmother and it was so sweet! How they hosted events for the residents was so heartwarming. The staff was so nice and welcoming, I really enjoyed how respectful and involved they are in my grandmothers care.

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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Bayshire Carlsbad

5.0
they are very interactive with the residence, responsive, and also very friendly and kind The rooms sizes feel a little small, My dad is happy with the food and it looks good. I would recommend this facility to others.

Poway independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Poway independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Poway, 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 Poway 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 Poway partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Poway, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
40%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
60%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
60%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
60%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
25%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Poway 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 Poway communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Poway, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
50%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
65%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
60%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
40%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Poway 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 Poway offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Poway, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
60%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
35%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
50%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
70%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
70%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
60%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
65%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
70%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
55%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
65%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
70%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
50%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
45%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
70%
45.1%
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