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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 79 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in San Diego.

We are also serving Nursing Homes facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Skyline, Castle and North Park.
You may also consider nearby communities such as El Cajon, National City or La Mesa.

Nursing Homes Facilities near San Diego, CA

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Last Updated: 12/2/22
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White Sands, a CCRC in La Jolla, CA

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 are very nice and adequate, they have many options to choose from. Our loved one has a beautiful view.

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Westmont of La Mesa

This community is very nice and clean. It is only a few years old and has washer and dryers in each unit to make it easier for the residents. They have activities like an indoor pool with water aerobics, chair work out classes and more for the residents to do to stay happy and healthy. They also have bingo.

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Aegis at Shadowridge in Oceanside, CA

We chose Aegis at Shadowridge because they were the most helpful and willing to work with us in a bad situation, they really stepped up. I was not able to go in during covid so they were very good with communication and sending us updates. I would highly recommend them.

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Autumn Senior Living-SOLD

299 Prospect Place, Coronado, CA 92118 | 9.9 milesfrom San Diego center

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The Coronado Royale is located across from Tidelands Park and the Colorado Bridge. The facility offers beautiful views of both the San Diego Bay and the lights of downtown San Diego. The Coronado Royale is also located right next door to the Coronado Hospital and Medical Centers. The Coronado...


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Somerset Subacute Rehab

151 Claydelle Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 | 9.9 milesfrom San Diego center

Provides: Nursing Homes

Bradley Court Convalescent Ctr

675 E Bradley Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021 | 9.9 milesfrom San Diego center

Provides: Nursing Homes

San Diego Post-Acute

1201 S. Orange Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 | 9.9 milesfrom San Diego center

Provides: Nursing Homes

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In San Diego, CA, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In San Diego, CA, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:


The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System provides bus service in San Diego, with 93 bus lines and three light rail systems. SDMTS also provides a paratransit service for elderly and disabled residents — MTS-Access — which offers large vans capable of carrying wheelchair users. San Diego is a very walkable city with excellent public transportation options.

Health care

San Diego is home to some of the best hospitals in the country. The city has at least eight hospitals that provide emergency services. The top hospitals in San Diego include Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, UC San Diego Health Hillcrest – Hillcrest Medical Center, and Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Senior activities

San Diego is nicknamed “America’s Finest City” for its sandy beaches, gorgeous climate, and world-class entertainment, including the San Diego Zoo and Legoland California. The city offers plenty of options for entertainment, and in total, there are 98 museums and 150 performing arts stages, including two Tony Award-winning theaters. San Diego also has an opera, a symphony, a world-famous zoo and aquarium, and traditional arts and culture events that include an art walk and dinner theatre. The museums include several railroad, flight, and military museums, with options to suit any interest. Area seniors can find a sense of community at the Verne Goodwin Mira Mesa Senior Center, which also has a ballroom.

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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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. :D

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