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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Santee 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 Santee, 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 Santee or another care type is right for you. Browse 72 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Santee.

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Lantern Crest Senior Living

800 Lantern Crest Way, Santee, CA 92071

4.1
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Pacifica Senior Living Escondido

1351 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027

4.7
(140 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Bonita

3302 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

4.4
(99 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

About Sunrise at BonitaCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in central Chula Vista, CANear regional shopping centers and Scripps Mercy HospitalSurrounded by scenic gardens and lush treesSunrise at Bonita in Chula Vista, California, is a senior assisted living community focused on...

Grossmont Gardens

5480 Marengo Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942

3.9
(105 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...

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Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside

5508 Avenida Pacifica Way, Oceanside, CA 92057

4.8
(86 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 and...

Alta Vista Senior Living

2041 W Vista Way, Vista, CA 92083

4.4
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

Atria Collwood

5308 Monroe Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115

4.3
(76 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Atria Collwood is a senior residence located in the famous city of San Diego, California. Residents here enjoy access to highly qualified doctors, specialists, hospitals and medical centers. This active city features beautiful coastal views, great fishing, sailing, and many ways to stay active....

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
(72 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...

Atria Park of Vintage Hills

41780 Butterfield Stage Rd, Temecula, CA 92592

4.4
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Overlooking the lush Temecula Valley wine country of Southern California, Atria Park of Vintage Hills provides amenity-rich, resort-style living for older adults. Located near the Old Town district, with easy access to shopping, dining, medical centers and places of worship, Atria offers a full...

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...

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...

Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

12979 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd, San Diego, CA 92129

4.2
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale San Marcos

1590 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA 92078

4.2
(54 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...

Belmont Village Sabre Springs

13075 Evening Creek Dr S, San Diego, CA 92128

4.4
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

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...

Brookdale Clairemont

5219 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117

3.8
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Redefine your independence with more time for what you want to do.Here at our assisted living community, you get to redefine your independence, pursue your favorite hobbies and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or trying something new like yoga, you have choices...

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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
Complete guide to nursing homes

Santee, California

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to at least two seniors who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its occupants with around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer healthcare services for seniors who are unable to adequately care for their needs due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

This type of community is a familiar and easy care alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually individuals 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types. The most common mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their decision making capacities, and familiarity, and memory recall. Many residents tend to be single women with circles of support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, a professionallly directed program of activities, nursing and related services, and pharmaceutical services to residents. Often times seniors might choose to live in a nursing home over another type of community due to a mental or physical condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with . These can include verbal outbursts, resisting support, or an inclination to wander.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which location works best. Santee has a median home value of $387,505 and the median cost of rent is around $1,853 per month. The rent burden for Santee is around 24.1% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Santee, 12.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Santee has a population density of 1,356 people per square mile. The total population of Santee consists of 58,113 people. In terms of education, 28.7% have a college degree, 8.8% have a graduate degree, and 25.5% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 47.6% are male and 52.4% are female. The median age of Santee is 38 years old. Demographically, Santee is 6.7% mixed race, 3.6% other or not specified, 18.4% Hispanic, 4.9% Asian, 81.7% white, 0.7% Native American, 2.2% black, and 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Santee, 67.0% participate in the labor force, 5.6% are widows, 6.3% do not have health insurance, and 6.8% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of California

Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica’s UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital. California is ranked 19th in quality of life and 7th in healthcare. The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 31% of California residents attend religious services among the 23,558 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 61%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 81%. During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. 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 tornadoes.

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 western cypress, sequoia, chamise, and California juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whales, the coyotes, the snakes, or the black bears. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.

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

Westmont of La Mesa, Silvergate Rancho Bernardo and ActivCare at 4S Ranch are the top rated nursing homes near Santee, California. See full list of communities.

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