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About 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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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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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About 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.

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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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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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Independent Living Facilities in San Diego, CA

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Arcadia Place

1080 Arcadia Ave, Vista, CA 92084

3.7
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Vista

760 E. Bobier Dr, Vista, CA 92084

4.3
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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...

The Springs of Escondido

1261 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027

4.2
(64 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon

444 Prescott Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020

4.3
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Silvergate Retirement Residence - Fallbrook

420 Elbrook Dr, Fallbrook, CA 92028

4.5
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria North Escondido

1342 North Escondido Boulevard, Escondido, CA 92026

4.3
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located just 35 miles north of San Diego, Atria North Escondido offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and big city buzz for active older adults. Our purposefully designed indoor and outdoor spaces encourage a relaxed, healthy lifestyle. Local outings to Escondido's historic downtown, vibrant...

Brookdale San Marcos

1590 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA 92078

4.2
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Oceanside

3524 Lake Boulevard, Oceanside, CA 92056

3.8
(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Encinitas

504 South El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024

4.3
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Monte Vista Village

2211 Massachusetts Avenue, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

4.3
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Montera

5740 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, CA 91942

3.7
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Oakmont of Escondido Hills

3012 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

4.6
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of La Costa

7020 Manzanita Street, Carlsbad, CA 92011

4.5
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

About Sunrise at La Costa Community & Location Highlights: Convenient location in Carlsbad, CA Adjacent to shopping, dining, theaters, and more Near La Costa Urgent Care and Scripps Coastal Medical Center Beautifully manicured grounds, walking paths, and outdoor seating areas Sunrise at La...

Westmont Town Court

500 E Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

Laguna Estates Senior Living

1088 Laguna Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008

4.0
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Felicita Vida Senior Living

930 Monticello Dr, Escondido, CA 92029

4.0
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bayshire Carlsbad

3140 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008

4.4
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Age well and live well with the care you need, when you need it.At our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, you’ll have the care you need when you need it with assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care and skilled nursing all on one campus. Plus, you’ll have the lifestyle you want...

Waterford Terrace Retirement Community

5580 Aztec Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942

4.5
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Belmont Village Cardiff

3535 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007

4.1
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sungarden Terrace

2045 Skyline Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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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Cost of independent living in San Diego, CA

The average cost of senior living in San Diego is $4,208 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include El Cajon, CA with an average of $3,013 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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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
Complete guide to independent living

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Oakmont of Pacific Beach, Peppertree Guest Home and Casa De Las Campanas are the top rated independent living facilities near San Diego, California. See full list of communities.

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