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Photo of Brookdale San Marcos
88 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
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9.4
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99 reviews
9.4
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99 reviews
5 star
58%
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28%
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I would rate Brookdale a 5 on all. I love the liveliness here. The residents are very nice and welcoming. I'm particularly impressed w the programs. Virtual reality tours, TED talks, book club, special...
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.
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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99 Photos available
8.9
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92 reviews
8.9
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92 reviews
5 star
76%
4 star
17%
3 star
3%
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I am the friend and DPOA for a resident in The Suites at Silvergate San Marcos. I visit quite a bit and I have always found all of the staff to be friendly, attentive and most of all, caring. Whether it's...
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.
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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2424 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.9
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37 reviews
9.9
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37 reviews
5 star
86%
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Recently, my mom moved into Cypress Court – it is truly a top-notch property, and I give it A+’s all the way across the board! It is clean, organized, and has a resort-like feel all throughout the facility....
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.
Cypress Court embraces the wonderful climate North County San Diego has to offer. Nestled in Escondido, California, we are centrally located near shopping, entertainment, theaters, and all the conveniences of a thriving town. As you walk through our doors, you will feel an immediate sense of...
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1212 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.8
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90 reviews
9.8
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90 reviews
5 star
79%
4 star
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3 star
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Sunrise provides very good care for my sister. She has adapted well to her environment and enjoys the activities and entertainment they provide. Care staff is very friendly and provide updates on my sister's...
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 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...
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1313 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.8
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102 reviews
9.8
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102 reviews
5 star
70%
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3 star
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We find the staff to be pleasant and helpful when asked and that it is not a huge facility. The location is convenient for our family and the apartment is comfortable for my mother. The lack of outdoor...
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.
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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2323 Photos available
88 Floor plans available
9.7
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106 reviews
9.7
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106 reviews
5 star
66%
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24%
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All the staff that I have encountered are very caring and helpful. My dad has taken to calling many of them his friends. The days are full of activities from crafts to "happy hour" Fridays. I appreciate that...
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 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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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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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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1010 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.4
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159 reviews
9.4
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159 reviews
5 star
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My name is [name removed] and I’m a friend of [name removed]. When her mother, [name removed], and I were looking for a place for [name removed] we met [name removed] and toured the facility. It’s clean,...
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 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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1515 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
9.3
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123 reviews
9.3
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123 reviews
5 star
89%
4 star
7%
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We are VERY disappointed with the fact that they will be quitting the making up of beds after washing the linens in March! My mother is 92 and on a walker. She is unable to do this on her own. This should be...
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 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...
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Photo of Holiday The Springs of Escondido
1313 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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9.2
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71 reviews
9.2
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71 reviews
5 star
53%
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The staff is kind and trust worthy, they're always willing to communicate. The housekeeping is very good and their course meals are very healthy and balanced. I would recommend this facility to others.
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.
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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Photo of Everest at Oceanside
1010 Photos available
9.0
Review score
54 reviews
9.0
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54 reviews
5 star
46%
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24%
3 star
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My loved one is currently a resident at Everest at Oceanside and his experience has been great so far! This facility is a great place for seniors that can live independently. Based on our experience, I would...
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.
You’re going to love it at Everest at Oceanside. Enjoy the classic California beach community with warm, sandy beaches, historic wooden pier, and Cape Cod style harbor village. Live the laid-back lifestyle of the beach, close to a variety of stores, entertainment options, and great ways to enjoy...
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Photo of Pacifica Senior Living VistaCommunity card badge
1616 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.0
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77 reviews
9.0
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77 reviews
5 star
58%
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3 star
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We would definitely recommend it.Lovely facility. The only drawback was the hilly location, which would have required us to get her a mobility scooter if she had had more interest in going outside very far.
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 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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8585 Photos available
1919 Floor plans available
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9.0
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102 reviews
9.0
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102 reviews
5 star
46%
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3 star
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Being 55+ and independent living, you will meet a wide variety of tenants with a wide variety of conditions and needs. Staff is very friendly and helpful, except sometimes are too busy with administrative...
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.
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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3333 Photos available
9.0
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8 reviews
9.0
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8 reviews
5 star
49%
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Overall, my parents are loving living in Santianna. The staff is fantastic. Everyone in the community appears to be friendly and nice. The food has been an ongoing issue. While everything else about...
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.
Santianna provides an inviting lifestyle in a setting of exceptional natural beauty. Set on a picturesque hillside in Carlsbad, our vibrant community enjoys expansive views of the ravine and town below. We are a luxury property that values strong relationships and is dedicated to providing...
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1111 Photos available
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8.9
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24 reviews
8.9
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24 reviews
5 star
75%
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Our move in was a bit bumpy.. Make sure team is aware of your move in time.. However; strong recovery and feel genuine care towards our Mother. Staff is outstanding. Very aesthetically pleasing decor. It was...
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.
La Marea Senior Living offers unparalleled service, impeccable amenities and thoughtfully designed surroundings that inspire residents to live elevated lives. We always go the extra mile to make our residents feel at home and provide them with exceptional care. La Marea offers Assisted Living and...
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1515 Photos available
8.9
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4 reviews
8.9
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4 reviews
5 star
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A place for mom was very helpful and informative. I told them the general area I was looking for and they had interviews and tour set up for me within a couple of hours.
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.
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77 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
8.7
Review score
90 reviews
8.7
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90 reviews
5 star
45%
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My mom has been at Brookdale Oceanside for almost 10 years. Everyone is attentive to her needs. I highly recommend Brookdale Oceanside. The people are kind and caring! The facility is always clean and 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.
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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Photo of Aegis at Shadowridge
2525 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.7
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7 reviews
8.7
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7 reviews
5 star
43%
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Very caring community and well Managed. The memory care is exceptional in experience and quality of staff. All are very responsive to family and patient concerns. My moms quality of life with dementia at...
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 you're looking for a place where you or your loved one can celebrate life, welcome to Aegis at Shadowridge. Situated minutes from the beach, Aegis at Shadowridge is conveniently located near shopping, churches, and recreation. More than just an address, Aegis is a lifestyle - from wonderful...
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4848 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.6
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23 reviews
8.6
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23 reviews
5 star
65%
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9%
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4%
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Food vacillates between being great and not good at all. Depends who is working. I am hoping with a new Activities director they offer more cultural outings for the residents. Only lunches being organized....
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.
When you or your loved one is ready to live within a cared-for community dedicated to health, wellness, and an intellectually stimulating future, look no further than Ocean Hills. Your private, beautiful and tranquil home is located on the Southern California coast – a beautiful setting for...
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1515 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
8.6
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69 reviews
8.6
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69 reviews
5 star
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For the short period of time that my wife stayed there, everything was very satisfactory. The food was nourishing and tasty. The staff was kind and attentive. Her dementia decline was so rapid, that, within...
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.
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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8.6
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112 reviews
8.6
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112 reviews
5 star
49%
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Things are getting better. They are listening to our concerns AND responding. Lots of smiles, calling us by name. . They are very attentive and helpful. They have made great improvements in the food and...
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.
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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8.2
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22 reviews
8.2
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22 reviews
5 star
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My mother is currently a resident at Fairwinds Ivey Ranch and everything has been very good for her so far. The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The activities are also great. I would definitely...
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.
Fairwinds — Ivey Ranch offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who leads the industry in the development and management of elegant retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Fairwinds — Ivey Ranch...
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1212 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
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8.2
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43 reviews
8.2
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43 reviews
5 star
49%
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My mom, sister and I are very happy with Westmont Town Court. I can connect with activities via LifeLoop app so I know what's going on every week. I live in Northern California and Mom and sister are in...
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 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....
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2020 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.0
Review score
31 reviews
8.0
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31 reviews
5 star
62%
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19%
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6%
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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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1717 Photos available
1616 Floor plans available
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My siblings and I needed to place our then 93 year old father in an independent living facility as he did not want to live with his children but could no longer live on his own. He had always lived on his...
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 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...
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Cost of independent living in San Marcos, CA

The average cost of senior living in San Marcos is $5,190 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lake Riverside, CA with an average of $2,953 per month.

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

San Marcos, CA
$5,190/mo
$5,136/mo
$5,054/mo

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

San Marcos, CA
$5,190/mo
U.S. national average
$4,004/mo

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

$6,226/mo
Independent Living
$5,190/mo

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

Semi-Private
$4,596/mo
Studio
$5,088/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,658/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,559/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$8,576/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in San Marcos over time

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What families are saying about independent living in San Marcos

Recent reviews for independent living in San Marcos

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.

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