Assisted Living in San Diego, CA

What does assisted living in San Diego, CA mean to you and your loved one?

Having your loved one in a Residential Care Facility means having the peace of mindAssisted Living Options in San Diego that they are receiving care in a comfortable & supervised community. In California, assisted living communities are licensed as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly and are regulated by The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Divison. RCFEs provide care, supervision and assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing and grooming. They may also provide incidental medical services under special care plans.


Frequently Asked Questions on Assisted Living in San Diego

Can assisted living be covered by Medicaid or Medicare?

A number of expenses related to assisted living can be paid by Medicaid benefits. However, housing costs in an assisted living facility are not covered by Medicaid. Care services offered at the community will be taken care of but if you are looking for financial help for the room and board costs, Medicaid will likely not help out. Many states have programs and waivers made to help decrease assisted living housing expenses.

The costs linked to relocating to and living in an assisted living facility are not covered by Medicare Health Insurance. Medicare insurance coverage extends to short term, prescribed care or medicine by a medical professional. If relocating to an assisted living facility is not your decision and is being proposed by your doctor, Medicare can cover many of the costs for a certain time period. Medicaid and other state operated programs can economically support people trying to find aid.

How expensive is the price of assisted living services in California?

Cost of services may vary by facility however if you are trying to find an average for California, $4,500 per month is what Genworth found for a state median in their most recent survey of assisted living centers in the USA.

What services are offered for residents in assisted living communities?

As defined by the state, assisted living facilities must offer you specific care programs for their occupants to stay licensed. Although assisted living communities change by state, you should expect these services to be offered for residents:

  • Nursing Care and Medical Services
  • Distribution of Medication
  • Emergency Call Systems
  • Dining Services and Meal Prep
  • Exercise and Social Activities

What assisted living fees are tax deductible?

Long run care services that are supplied at assisted living facilities are tax deductible for occupants under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. To benefit from these breaks residents should be able to make a list of the deductions. Unreimbursed medical costs must surpass 7.5% of a taxpayers adjusted gross income. In some instances, housing fees may be 100% deductible along with personalized care services being deductible too.

Are assisted living facilities licensed in California?

Every state demands all assisted living facilities to submit an application and acquire a license to be able to supply care and housing services for aging adults. Assisted living communities are not permitted to open their doors to individuals until an assessment has been carried out and a license has been issued. In addition to licensure, some communities may seek out accreditation once they are open and accreditors can see the assisted living center at work. While preparing to relocate into an assisted living community it is important to learn about the licenses, certifications, and accreditations the community retains.


The Facts about Assisted Living in San Diego, CA

Assisted living as it exists today started in the 1990's as an elder care alternative. These communities are for seniors who can not live independently, but do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home. These providers help with the activities of daily living. Living in a Residential Care Facility can be described as a combination of independent housing, personal support services and healthcare. Other states may use similar terms to describe a Residential Care Facility, like adult care homes, board & care and assisted living facilities.

San Diego, CA Assisted Living Communities

See below or click to view a list of the Residential Care Facilities located in San Diego that may be the right fit for you and your family. See a list below of Assisted living providers in San Diego. Assisted living providers in San Diego, range from smaller residential home settings to large, grand communities, most offering the same personal care services for your loved one.

The San Diego Area

San Diego is a large and vibrant city located in southern California, close the Mexico border. Cities surrounding San Diego include La Mesa, National City and La Jolla. The City of San Diego boasts numerous beaches, hiking trails and local recreational activities. San Diego will surely provide you and your loved one with all your needs.

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ActivCare 4S Ranch

10603 Rancho Bernardo Rd
San Diego, CA 92127

ActivCare 4S Ranch is a specialized memory care community offering a continuum of care, from early to late stages of Alzheimer’s and related dementias. The ActivCare program incorporates engaging activities...

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ActivCare Bressi Ranch

6255 Nygaard Street
Carlsbad, CA 92009

Nestled in a charming residential neighborhood near shops and across from a grand park, ActivCare Bressi Ranch is a specialized memory care community. Three levels of memory care are offered...

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ActivCare Mission Bay

2440 Grand Avenue
San Diego, CA 92109

ActivCare Mission Bay is designed exclusively for those with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. This vibrant memory care community features three levels of care to serve the residents’ changing needs and...

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ActivCare Rolling Hills Ranch

850 Duncan Ranch Road
Chula Vista, CA 91914

Adjacent to a lush park, ActivCare Rolling Hills Ranch is a specialized memory care community designed exclusively for those with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. This vibrant community offers engaging activities...

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Alta Vista Senior Living

2041 W. Vista Way
Vista, CA 92083

Boasting an award-winning senior care and Dining-by-Design program, Alta Vista Senior Living offers residents a uniquely vibrant living experience with innovative accommodations, an industry-leading activities program, a popular Transitions program...

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Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

4490 Mesa Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056

You’ll feel the positive energy the moment you step into our lobby at Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch. North County’s most prestigious retirement community with resort style apartment living, elegant restaurant...

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Pacifica Senior Living Escondido

1351 E. Washington Ave
Escondido, CA 92027

Nestled in a quiet residential area, with convenient shopping. Residents, with their pets, enjoy retirement and assisted living. Each floor plan, from our roomy one bedroom to our efficient and...

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Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside

5508 Avenida Pacifica Way
Oceanside, CA 92057

Don't settle for ordinary. Escape to Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside, a luxury senior community in the greater San Diego Area. Our community offers independent living, assisted living, and memory care...

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Pacifica Senior Living Vista

760 East Bobier Drive
Vista, CA 92084

Delectable restaurant-style dining, daily fitness classes, and a host of organized activities are just the beginning of the fun that is waiting for you at Pacifica Senior Living Vista. We...

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Seacrest Village at Encinitas

211 Saxony Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024

This award-winning assisted living community features 40 beautifully appointed private apartments in a unique “neighborhood” design. A variety of floor plans with ocean, garden, koi pond and waterfall views are...

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The Meridian at Lake San Marcos

1177 San Marino Drive
San Marcos, CA 92078

The Meridian at Lake San Marcos offers a variety of independent living apartment home floor plans with spacious closets, well-appointed kitchens/baths, carpeting, window treatments and more to meet diverse tastes...

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Vi at La Jolla Village

8515 Costa Verde Blvd
San Diego, CA 92122

Vi at La Jolla Village features a beautifully appointed on-site care center that offers assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing care, with nurses on staff 24/7. Not to mention...

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Westmont of La Mesa

9000 Murray Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942

Our Assisted Living Program is focused on helping residents to maintain their full potential. Our team members seek to foster resident independence, not dependence, and are sensitive to respecting each...

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Westmont® at San Miguel Ranch

2325 Proctor Valley Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91914

Our Assisted Living Program is focused on helping residents to main­­tain their full potential. Our team members seek to foster resident independence, not dependence, and are sensitive to respecting each...

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Westmont® Town Court

500 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92025

Our Assisted Living Program is focused on helping residents to maintain their full potential. Our team members seek to foster resident independence, not dependence, and are sensitive to respecting each...

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Stellar Care

4518 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92115

At Stellar Care we specialize in Alzheimer's care and other dementia related conditions. Each care plan is individually designed to offer optimum care while maintaining a social connection, mental stimulation and...

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La Vida Del Mar

850 Del Mar Downs Rd
Solana Beach, CA 92075

La Vida Del Mar delivers beautifully crafted, personal and supportive care in a setting like no other. The community’s licensed and accredited assisted living offers a comprehensive menu of personalized...

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La Vida Real

11588 Via Rancho San Diego
Rancho San Diego, CA 92019

La Vida Real’s licensed and accredited assisted living allows residents to live vibrant, engaged lifestyles while being fully supported. Friendly, dedicated and professional staff are available to help with daily...

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Silvergate Rancho Bernardo

16061 Avenida Venusto
San Diego, CA 92128

Locally owned and operated, Silvergate’s all-new luxury senior living community brings 30 years of award-winning care experience to Rancho Bernardo seniors without the huge, upfront buy-in. Amenities include: Two restaurants,...

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Silvergate San Marcos

1550 Security Place
San Marcos, CA 92078

For 25+ years, Silvergate has provided the award-winning care – from a tenured team of veteran nurses and caregivers – and the hands-on support that seniors and their families expect...

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Sungarden Terrace

2045 Skyline Dr
Lemon Grove, CA 91945

At Sungarden, our resident-centered approach is designed to provide the freedom for residents to live their lives the way they choose. Our community offers a home-like environment with compassionate team...

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Brookdale Carlsbad

3140 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Brookdale’s Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) are designed for those who choose to pursue their lifelong dreams in an engaging social environment. These retirement communities operate as either rental or...

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Brookdale Carmel Valley

13101 Hartfield Ave
San Diego, CA 92130

Brookdale’s Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) are designed for those who choose to pursue their lifelong dreams in an engaging social environment. These retirement communities operate as either rental or...

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Brookdale Clairemont

5219 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92117

Our Assisted Living Facilities are available in Brookdale’s freestanding senior living communities, and as part of a full continuum of care on a single campus. The Brookdale approach provides services...

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Brookdale Oceanside

3524 Lake Blvd
Oceanside, CA 92056

Our Assisted Living Facilities are available in Brookdale’s freestanding senior living communities, and as part of a full continuum of care on a single campus. The Brookdale approach provides services...

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