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Senior housing types near Chula Vista, CA

  • Sunrise of Bonita

    Sunrise of Bonita

    3302 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (92)
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    About Sunrise at Bonita Community & Location Highlights: Convenient location in central Chula Vista, CA Near regional shopping centers and Scripps Mercy Hospital Surrounded by scenic gardens and lush trees Sunrise at Bonita in Chula Vista, California, is a senior assisted living community focused on...

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  • Atria Bonita

    Atria Bonita

    3434 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (54)
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    Atria 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 medical facilities all...

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  • Jubilee Court

    Jubilee Court

    1340 Myra Court, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    (8)
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    Jubilee Court is a senior care home located in sunny San Diego county, Chula Vista CA. Chula Vista is defined by its own name, 'beautiful view.' The home assists seniors in a compassionate group home setting. Because of its location in a Mediterranean climate, the perpetually sunny city provides...

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  • Sienna at Otay Ranch Senior Living (NOW OPEN)

    Sienna at Otay Ranch Senior Living (NOW OPEN)

    1290 Santa Rosa Drive, Chula Vista, CA 91913
    (2)
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    Welcome to Sienna at Otay Ranch! Opening Late Summer 2018! Sienna at Otay Ranch Assisted Living & Memory Care will offer Chula Vista seniors a comfortable, homelike setting in an elegant environment. With easy access to freeways and mass transit, and its close proximity to local businesses, parks,...

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  • Westmont at San Miguel Ranch

    2325 Proctor Valley Rd., Chula Vista, CA 91914
    (11)
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    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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  • Paradise Village

    Paradise Village

    2700 E Fourth St, National City, CA 91950
    (44)
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    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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  • Sun and Sea

    Sun and Sea

    740 Seventh Street, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
    (6)
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    Here's What's So Special About Sun and Sea Manor Residential Memory Care! OUR CULTURE Years ago, the owners of Sun and Sea Manor decided that 'love' would be the cornerstone and central motivating theme for our community and it remains at the heart of our culture today. OUR CAREGIVERS... ...are...

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  • Brighton Place San Diego

    Brighton Place San Diego

    1350 Euclid Ave, San Diego, CA 92105
    (12)
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    Brighton Place San Diego is committed to high-quality care and providing comfortable services through skilled nursing, activities, social services, and rehabilitation therapy. We offer occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy. Family is always welcome to enjoy our grounds and our...

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  • Sungarden Terrace

    Sungarden Terrace

    2045 Skyline Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945
    (23)
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    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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  • Stellar Care at Collwood Terrace

    4518 54th Street, San Diego, CA 92115
    (15)
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    Located in the heart of San Diego, the 123-apartment community offers studio & one bedroom apartments each with a private bathroom and individual climate control to ensure your comfort. We encourage you to bring your own furnishings and decoration to make you apartment your own. Residents feel...

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  • Elmcroft of La Mesa

    Elmcroft of La Mesa

    4960 Mills St, La Mesa, CA 91942
    (37)
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    Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021 when you lease by December 15th!*See our Sales Director for details. Elmcroft of La Mesa is a unique Alzheimer's care community offering residential living for residents affected by Alzheimer's Disease or other related dementia. Elmcroft of La Mesa...

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  • Mount Helix Care Home

    Mount Helix Care Home

    10030 Grandview Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941
    (1)
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    Come See How Small is Beautiful FACILITY. STAFF. PROGRAM. Measure us on any one of these criteria and we are confident we will exceed your highest expectations. As professional owner-administrators, we care for physical, cognitive, and emotional needs. Our established grounds are perfect for...

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  • The Montera

    The Montera

    5740 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, CA 91942
    (33)
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    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, to...

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  • Elmcroft of Point Loma

    Elmcroft of Point Loma

    3423 Channel Way, San Diego, CA 92110
    (22)
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    Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021 when you lease by December 15th. In addition, we'll waive your New Resident Fee and January 2020 base rent. Save up to $2,000!*See our Sales Director for details. Welcome to Elmcroft of Point Loma, located in San Diego, California, offering exceptional...

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  • Lake Murray Healthcare

    Lake Murray Healthcare

    7867 Lake Andrita Ave., San Diego, CA 92119
    (10)
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    Lake Murray Health Care Center provides quality care for persons who, in their golden years, are still capable of handling their physical needs but require assistance with the daily tasks of living. Our sincere concern for personal care, social interactions and spiritual well being of our residents...

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  • Lo Har Senior Living

    Lo Har Senior Living

    768 Dorothy Dr, El Cajon, CA 92019
    (9)
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    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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  • Sunrise of La Jolla

    Sunrise of La Jolla

    810 Turquoise Street, San Diego, CA 92109
    (16)
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    About Sunrise of La Jolla Community & Location Highlights: Conveniently located in San Diego, CA Close to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Gorgeous views of the Pacific ocean Near La Jolla Country Club and La Jolla's downtown Sunrise of Pacific Beach in San Diego, California, provides exclusive...

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  • Lilac Chateau Residential Care Home

    Lilac Chateau Residential Care Home

    9724 Eucalyptus Ct, Santee, CA 92071
    (2)
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    Lilac Chateau is assisted living for Seniors. Owned and operated by Kimberly Withers, RN, BSN,. Kimberly has an extensive background in Geriatric-Psych Nursing and Specializes in caring for residents with Dementia. She has a wonderful, caring and loving staffs. We're able to Accept: Ambulatory and...

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  • Lilly's Villa

    Lilly's Villa

    1997 Calle Madrigal, La Jolla, CA 92037
    (1)
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    We are an exclusive and elegant eldercare assisted living home, licensed for 6 residents (CA License # 374603069) under the leadership of Dr. Liliana Binner, its founder and president, dedicated for more than two decades to the field of geriatric psychology. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, in a...

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  • White Sands

    White Sands

    7450 Olivetas Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
    (6)
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    Waking up each morning and taking a morning stroll along the coastline before joining friends for a round of golf at the Torrey Pine Golf Course or an outing to the Museum of Contemporary Art. End the day dining alfresco as you watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean. For the residents of White...

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  • Monarch Cottage

    Monarch Cottage

    7630 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
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    Welcome to Monarch Cottage La Jolla! About Us: Monarch Cottage La Jolla is a premier, senior living community focused on providing exceptional services to residents with memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive impairment, or who need assisted living services, respite care...

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  • Cozy Cove-A Home for the Elderly

    Cozy Cove-A Home for the Elderly

    9431 Reagan Road, San Diego, CA 92126
    (2)
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    Cozy Cove - a home of the elderly, is a labor of love, knowledge and skills. Its proud owners are both healthcare workers and confident in rendering care and training its staff. They take this business seriously without any shortcuts in following the state protocols.We are centrally located and near...

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  • Sunrise of Sabre Springs

    Sunrise of Sabre Springs

    12515 Springhurst Dr, San Diego, CA 92128
    (16)
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    Sunrise of Sabre Springs is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in San Diego, CA.

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  • Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

    Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

    12979 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd, San Diego, CA 92129
    (40)
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    Set among the canyons and nature preserves of northern San Diego County, with a central location off Interstate 15, Atria Rancho Peñasquitos is a vibrant senior living community designed to help older adults find greater well-being. This independent and assisted living community offers studio and...

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  • Belmont Village Sabre Springs

    Belmont Village Sabre Springs

    13075 South Evening Creek Drive, San Diego, CA 92129
    (44)
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    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 of...

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  • Brookdale Carmel Valley

    Brookdale Carmel Valley

    13101 Hartfield Avenue, San Diego, CA 92130
    (22)
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    Do more of what you love every day. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC), you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all on one campus. With several floorplans to choose from, including studio, one-bedroom and...

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  • Victoria Estate Suites

    Victoria Estate Suites

    14550 Victoria Estate, Poway, CA 92064
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    Victoria Estate Suites is proudly operated by Rolling Meadows Care Homes, Inc. and is an Award Winning home with an A+ rating by the BBB. With an RN living onsite, we are able to offer a higher level of care in a beautiful home with lots of love and laughter. At Rolling Meadows Care Homes, Inc. we...

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  • Plaza Village Senior Living

    950 L Avenue, National City, CA 91950
    (41)
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    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. The...

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  • Archangel's Residential Care

    7141 Bullock Drive, San Diego, CA 92114
    (2)
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    Archangel's Residential Care is a residential care home located in beautiful San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Our charming community is located a short drive from the stunning San Diego Bay, local parks, shopping, and more. Our residents and their guests are never short on options of...

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  • Coronado Retirement Village

    299 Prospect Place, Coronado, CA 92118
    (15)
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    Welcome to Coronado's Luxurious Senior Living! Thank you for your interest in Coronado Retirement Village. We are a family owned & operated licensed community that offers high Secure (Memory) Care. With beautiful views of San Diego Bay and the historic Coronado Bridge, our residents enjoy the...

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  • Casa Del Cielo Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

    6173 Adelaide Ave*, San Diego, CA 92115
    (4)
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    It is a peaceful and safe community for elderly. We specialize in providing loving care, lots of understanding for alzheimer's and dementia clients. Services include three meals, medication assistance, incontinence care, assistance with personal hygiene, daily housekeeping, laundry service.

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  • Sunbeam Home

    4670 Twain Ave, San Diego, CA 92120
    (2)
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    Sunbeam is a residential care home located in the major city of San Diego, California. The popular city is along the beautiful Pacific Ocean. The area is vibrant with numerous museums, lighthouses, and the famous San Diego Zoo. San Diego is an exciting place to live and an inviting place for family...

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  • Rancho San Diego Board and Care II

    11945 Via Hacienda, El Cajon, CA 92019
    (2)
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    Rancho San Diego Board and Care II is a residential care home located in El Cajon, California, in San Diego County. We are well positioned in a geographical area that overlooks a stunning mountainside. This creates beautiful scenery and a cool atmosphere that is ideal for you to live in. Besides...

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  • New Dawn Senior Care Home

    789 Skyview Street, El Cajon, CA 92020
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    New Dawn Senior Care Home is centrally located in a family friendly residential neighborhood in El Cajon, of San Diego County, CA. With only a 14.4sq mile city, the opportunities for shopping, dining out and entertainment are close and plentiful for the seniors. These opportunities include antiques,...

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  • Silvercreek Home Care

    6530 Boon Lake Ave, San Diego, CA 92119
    (4)
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    Silvercreek Home Care is located on Boon Lake Avenue in sunny San Diego California. We are a residential care facility for the elderly and we offer an adult day care center. We are dedicated to creating an active and happy lifestyle for all of our resident's. Our adult day care is typically...

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  • Rancho San Diego Board and Care I

    11881 Calle Albara, El Cajon, CA 92019
    (8)
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    Rancho San Diego Board and Care I is a residential care home located in El Cajon, CA, in San Diego County. El Cajon lies in a valley between beautiful mountain ranges, and is located just west of coastal San Diego. San Diego offers a great deal of outdoor recreation and entertainment options, making...

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  • Care Plus Mansion Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

    2579 Windmill View Rd, El Cajon, CA 92020
    (5)
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    Care Plus Mansion RCFE is located in San Diego County, southern California. El Cajon, California is situated at the bottom of a valley surrounded my picturesque hills. Care Plus Masion RCFE is located in El Cajon. El Cajon's population is reportedly 101,45 in 2012. Care Plus Mansion has capacity for...

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  • Lantern Crest Senior Living

    800 Lantern Crest Way, Santee, CA 92071
    (21)
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    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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  • Baron's Residential Care Inc. - Lodi Gardens

    5289 Lodi St, San Diego, CA 92117
    (4)
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    Nestled in breathtaking San Diego California in a serene neighborhood on Lodi Street is Baron's Residential Care Inc. We offer assisted living and a Micro-Community which consists of a residential care facility, as well as Alzheimer's care and hospice. Our senior residents feel secure in knowing...

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  • Palisades Inn

    4706 Leathers Street, San Diego, CA 92117
    (3)
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    Palisades Inn Located in San Diego, CA., Palisades Inn is a superior senior care home that provides a comfortable and harmonious environment for seniors and their families. Life in California is, in one word, healthy. And we're lucky to live in a place where we can take full advantage of perfect...

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  • University City Guest Home I

    3522 Mercer Lane, San Diego, CA 92122
    (2)
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    Located in the heart of the beautiful San Diego, California, University City Guest Home 1 is the leading facility for assisted senior living. Our kind staff provides the kind of care that your loved one needs to lead a fulfilling life, even in an assisted living environment. If you are looking for a...

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  • Aerie Meadows Care Home

    5610 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA 92019
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    Aerie Meadows Care Home is a senior assisted living location situated in beautiful El Cajon, California. With amazing, serene views of Dehesa Valley, there are not many better places in California to settle down yourself or a loved one. We are proud to offer some of the best amenities and perks in...

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  • Emmaus Care I

    8738 Covina St., San Diego, CA 92126
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    Emmaus Care I in San Diego, California offers its residents convenience and comfort. Two assisted living centers sit right next to each other nearby grocery stores, a movie theatre, park, and churches. One building has six rooms in it, and the other has seven. Our entire staff makes sure each...

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  • Westmont of La Mesa

    Westmont of La Mesa

    9000 Murray Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
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  • Oakmont of Pacific Beach

    955 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
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  • Lilac Chateau II

    9718 Eucalyptus Court, Santee, CA 92071
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  • Poway Residential Care, LLC

    13750 Powers Rd, Poway, CA 92064
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Chula Vista, California

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility offers residence to two or more persons who have no familial ties to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for seniors who cannot take care of themselves.

Nursing homes are a convenient and comfy care choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently persons 55 and older (a rarity in the realm of senior care).A significant portion of nursing home residents are seniors who experience difficulty seeing and hearing, have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, or have a physical or mental disability. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include a private room, unless medically needed, personal clothing, and personal comfort items. Examples of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes might include injections, senior centers, help with shopping and transportation, and monitoring serious illness and unstable health status. Many occupants are single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Many occupants of nursing homes are seniorswith . These can span verbal lash-outs, resisting aid, or a propensity to wander.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a big influence in deciding which care choice is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Chula Vista is around 26.7% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Chula Vista is about $429,263 and the median rent is about $2,069 a month.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Chula Vista is 35 years old. Of the population of Chula Vista 8.7% have a graduate degree, 28.1% have a college degree, and 19.6% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Chula Vista, 9.4% have some form of disability, 12.3% live in poverty, 64.2% participate in the labor force, and 9.9% do not have health insurance. The total population of Chula Vista consists of 270,471 people. Chula Vista has a population density of 2,104 people per square mile. In Chula Vista, 8.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Chula Vista is 15.1% Asian, 0.5% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 66.6% white, 0.5% Native American, 59.5% Hispanic, 7.2% other or not specified, 4.8% black, and 5.3% mixed race.

State Information

An overview of California

In total, California has 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in California are Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica ̢РUcla Medical Center &Amp; Orthopedic Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by healthcare standards. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, California has a cost of living index rating of 139, a grocery index rating of 121, and a housing index rating of 227.

Social demographics of the state

In California, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 23,558 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, California ranks 1st in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47°F. The average high winter temperature is around 76°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34°F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 61%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 81%. On average, California has an air quality index rating of around 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of jojoba, western cypress, california poppy, and redwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the black bears, the cougars, or the whales. The state animal of California is the california grizzly bear.