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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a San Diego nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options. But a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in San Diego, CA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in San Diego or another care type is right for you. Browse 68 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in San Diego.

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Silvergate Retirement Residence - San Marcos

1550 Security Pl, San Marcos, CA 92078

4.6
(75 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 the North San Diego County. Located near the beautiful Lake San Marcos, our community is conveniently near popular...

Las Villas Del Norte

1325 Las Villas Way, Escondido, CA 92026

4.1
(72 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Atria Bonita

3434 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

4.2
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

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Silvergate Retirement Residence - Fallbrook

420 Elbrook Dr, Fallbrook, CA 92028

4.5
(54 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
(55 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 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...

Brookdale San Marcos

1590 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA 92078

4.2
(53 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...

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
(38 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
(43 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,...

Elmcroft of La Mesa

4960 Mills St, La Mesa, CA 91942

3.6
(39 reviews)

Studio, 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...

Oakmont of Escondido Hills

3012 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

4.5
(31 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...

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....

Sunrise At La Costa

7020 Manzanita Street, Carlsbad, CA 92011

4.5
(28 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...

Las Villas De Carlsbad

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...

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...

Cypress Court

1255 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026

4.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in San Diego, CA

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in San Diego, CA

The median monthly cost of a private room in a San Diego nursing home is about $11,406, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of California is around $10,646, according to Genworth.

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

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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 index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
178 104 $1,480 19.4% $628,388 $65,707 Top 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 temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
81°F 89°F (August) 74°F (August) 74°F 82°F (December) 66°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
30.1 (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 precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Inclement weather
1” 3” (March) Floods and hurricanes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for San Diego County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
56.30% 36.57% 7.13%

Population Statistics

Population city proper Population metro Population density Population trend
1,419,516 3,210,314 1,683 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.82%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 22% 9% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
16% 44% 18%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
16.8% 6.4% 30.0% 0.4% 0.4% 64.7% 5.1% 6.2%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
12,882 34 4

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 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.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in California

Oakmont of Pacific Beach, Westmont of La Mesa and Silvergate Rancho Bernardo are the top rated nursing homes near San Diego, California. See full list of communities.

There are 68 nursing homes near San Diego, California. See the full list.

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