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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 223 Independent Living communities in San Diego and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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The Palms at La Quinta

45190 Seeley Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253

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Meridian at Anaheim Hills

525 South Anaheim Hills Road, Anaheim, CA 92807

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Located in prestigious Anaheim Hills, California, The Meridian At Anaheim Hills is a full-service, resort-style retirement community. Whether you are rediscovering what retirement means to you, or looking for a home that provides continuing care, The Meridian At Anaheim Hills has innovative...

Brookdale Nohl Ranch

380 South Anaheim Hills Road, Anaheim, CA 92807

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Good Times in Good CompanyNestled on three beautiful acres in Anaheim, California, you might accidentally mistake our assisted living community for a resort. As soon as you walk through the doors, you’ll understand why all the residents seems so genuinely happy to be here. The seniors and care...

Citrus Place

7898 California Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

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Citrus Place offers the finest in senior living since 1980. Citrus Place offers individual studio and one bedroom apartments with plush carpeting. Each apartment has 2 full-size wardrobe closets, private bath and shower with safety hand rails and 24 hour call system. All apartments include a...

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Rowntree Gardens

12151 Dale St., Stanton, CA 90680

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Ideally located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the heart of Orange County, Rowntree Gardens is one of the area’s only licensed, not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). Available on one convenient campus, we offer Acacia Independent Living, The Cedars...

Walnut Village a CCRC

891 S. Walnut Street, Anaheim, CA 92802

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In the heart of Southern California, there's a new concept in retirement living with an award-winning design that wraps cottages and residences around a shop-lined village square and garden courtyards. If you're attracted to that warm sense of belonging that comes from small-town living, you'll...

The Grove Care and Wellness

3401 Lemon Street, Riverside, CA 92501

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The Grove Care and Wellness is and Assisted and Independent Living Facility, with a 5 Star Assisted Skilled Nursing Facility attached. Located off the 91 and 60 freeways, The Grove is easy to find and has clear views of the Historic Mission Inn, shops, restaurants, and museums. Independent Living...

Harbor Heights

525 West La Palma Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801

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We believe, very strongly, that 'happier, healthier seniors live longer and more meaningful lives.' We try to use this philosophy to determine and prioritize everything we do. Lifestyle: For our residents to be happy, we recognize the need to create an environment that promotes activities,...

Sunrise Villa Bradford

1180 N Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA 92870

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A premier retirement and assisted living community, Sunrise Villa Bradford was recently featured in the 7th Annual Reader's Choice 'The Best of Orange County' published by the Orange County Register. The distinctive Cape Cod styling of Sunrise Villa Bradford combines elegance with the warm...

Cambridge Court

1621 E. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831

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Retirement Inn of Fullerton is located in a residential community known for its historic buildings and family-oriented events. Nearby conveniences include shopping centers, banks, churches and several medical centers. The two-story building houses 67 studios in various sizes and floor plans. All...

Crescendo Senior Living of Placentia

351 E Palm Dr, Placentia, CA 92870

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At Crescendo Senior Living, the gentle swaying of palm trees invites you to come in, relax and stay awhile. In the heart of the beautiful city of Placentia in north Orange County, you’ll find an amazing Senior Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care community. Crescendo Senior Living is filled with...

Arbor Palms Senior Living

3411 W Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92804

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Arbor Palms Senior Living is the senior living community of choice in North Orange County, offering mature adults a lifestyle that is satisfying, secure, and active. Our surroundings and environment offer the opportunity to appreciate the advantages that comes from a superior quality of...

Emerald Court (Memory Care Opening Spring 2021)

1731 W Medical Center Dr, Anaheim, CA 92801

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Experience Life at Emerald CourtEvery day at Emerald Court is a delight, with a central location close to everything and a variety of services, including wellness programs and social activities to complete the experience. Emerald Court has been in Anaheim for 28 years. Many of our staff have...

Brookdale Anaheim

200 North Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801

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Your Best Chapter YetIt’s time to write a new chapter of your life—and this one is going to be your best chapter yet. It includes all kinds of enriching and inspiring activities, events and excursions, freedom to rekindle a passion for former interests and discover new ones, and a community of...

Golden Oaks

33398 Oak Glen Rd, Yucaipa, CA 92399

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Golden Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled on stunning landscaped grounds in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains, you'll love the elegant quality of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of our nearby community. We're just...

Vista Blue Mountain

22325 Barton Rd, Grand Terrace, CA 92313

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At Vista Blue Mountain, we believe that every resident deserves exceptional care from staff that feel more like family than caregivers. Our goal is to create a community that provides residents and family members with the peace-of-mind that, whatever the need may be, our staff will be there to...

Oakmont of Capriana

460 La Floresta Drive, Brea, CA 92823

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[b ]The community you have imagined... The lifestyle you deserve....Welcome Home to Capriana and Villagio at Capriana! Capriana is a premier retirement community situated on a lush 5 1/2 acre campus. Located in Brea, CA. Developed by Oakmont as a Signature Living Community designed to allow you...

Katella Senior Living Community

3952 Katella Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

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Katella welcomes you to a senior living community located within warm and sunny Los Alamitos in Southern California. Tastefully decorated in California Casual style throughout, Katella allows our seniors everything they need to flourish, all within comfortable and casual, yet elegant common areas...

Mission Commons

10 Terracina Boulevard, Redlands, CA 92373

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Mission Commons provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Constructed in a beautiful Spanish-style and nestled within the heart of Inland Empire in Southern California, you'll be delighted to call Mission Commons home. We're just minutes away from shopping,...

Sunnycrest Senior Living

1925 Sunny Crest Dr, Fullerton, CA 92835

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Sunnycrest Senior Living is a warm and active, newly renovated assisted living community located in Fullerton, California across from St. Jude Hospital. Our residents and families love the friendly, close knit atmosphere we offer in addition to our exceptional care services and delicious food....

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Learn More About Independent Living in San Diego, CA

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in San Diego, California are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of San Diego retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in San Diego, CA

The median monthly cost of independent living in San Diego is about $3,200 in the city proper, and $2,827 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of California is around $3,045.

For this type of senior living, San Diego, California offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More About San Diego, CA

Cost of Living

Dubbed “America’s Finest City,” San Diego has one of the highest cost-of-living index scores in the country at 178, 78 points higher than the national average of 100. The grocery index and median rent costs are also higher than the national average.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxSales tax178104$1,48019.4%$628,388$65,707Top estate tax rate is 16 percent% (exemption threshold: $5.49 million)7.75%

Local Hospitals

There are at least 8 hospitals located in San Diego which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service San Diego are:

Weather and Climate

San Diego has a hot semi-arid climate. This means that the summers in the city tend to be very hot, sunny, and dry. The winters tend to be mild to cool with slightly higher levels of precipitation. On average, the humidity level for San Diego is roughly 65%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at about 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low81°F89°F (August)74°F (August)74°F82°F (December)66°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating30.1 (Moderate)36.6 during December (Good)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion during this time.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationInclement weather1”3” (March)Floods and hurricanes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for San Diego County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party56.30%36.57%7.13%

Population Statistics

Population city properPopulation metroPopulation densityPopulation trend1,419,5163,210,3141,683 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.82%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3422%9%5%3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree16%44%18%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified16.8%6.4%30.0%0.4%0.4%64.7%5.1%6.2%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens12,882344

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans7%68%9%15%4%8%

San Diego is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

While living in San Diego, there are plenty of options for entertainment. In total, there are 98 museums and 150 performing arts stages, including two Tony Award-winning theaters. San Diego also has an opera, symphony, a world-famous zoo and aquarium, and regular arts and culture events that include an art walk and dinner theatres. The museums include several railroad, flight, and military museums to suit any interest.

In order to get around the city there are a number of options for transportation. San Diego is served by the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, which features 93 bus lines and three light rail systems. SDMTS also offers paratransit for elderly and disabled residents — MTS-Access — offering large vans capable of carrying wheelchairs and passengers.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in California

There are 20 independent living facilities near San Diego, California. See the full list.

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