Independent Living in San Diego, CA

What does Independent Living in San Diego, CA, have to offer you and your loved one?

Independent Living is a living option made especially for sandiegoseniors who want to continue their own independent lifestyle, within a senior community. There are many different  independent living options available in San Diego, CA, including Retirement Communities and Affordable Senior Housing (HUD). All of the independent living communities listed offer multiple care services for residents. To find more Independent Living resources in San Diego visit the county of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency. 

The Facts about Independent Living in San Diego, CA

Independent living communities are designed solely for seniors and promote senior community and lifestyles. These communities may offer senior based social activities as well as socials. Some of the community based activities and outings within the may require a fee. Most independent living communities will not provide advanced medical services but will offer assistance with some simple daily life tasks. In certain communities healthcare may be provided at an additional fee.

San Diego, CA Independent Living Communities

There are 147 different Independent Living communities in San Diego. One of these communities are sure to fit the needs of you and your family. See below or click to view a list of the Independent Living communities in San Diego, CA. There are multiple Independent Living Community options all offering different services & amenities for seniors. The options include:

Senior Apartments are living units with an age requirement, offering limited additional services. Most have a clubhouse where groups meet for activities, and some offer transportation to planned activities & events.

Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offer independent living along with assisted living and nursing care in a single setting. You can start on the independent level and progress as need be, staying on one campus. These communities normally require an entry fee and offer a living unit, meals, and health care up to the nursing level.

Affordable Senior Housing is a HUD 202 program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program

The Area

San Diego is a large city located just off the Pacific coast. This city has a population nearing 1.4 million with hundreds of interesting sites such as The San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and the USS Midway Museum. A few cities that are near the San Diego include Lakeside, La Mesa, El Cajon, Solana Beach, Encintas, Del Mar and La Jolla. The San Diego area will surely be a great fit for you and your loved one.

Additional Senior Care Options in San Diego, CA

Assisted Living in San Diego, CA  Nursing Homes in San Diego, CA

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Grossmont Gardens

5480 Marengo Ave
La Mesa, CA 91942

One of the largest and most complete retirement com­munities in East San Diego County with four levels of care available. Grossmont Gardens features more than 30 years of rich tradition and experience....

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Las Villas De Carlsbad

1088 Laguna Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Las Villas De Carlsbad is located within walking distance of the charming seaside village of Carlsbad and the picturesque coastal boardwalk and beach. Our retirement community features a comfortably elegant atmosphere...

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Las Villas Del Norte

1325 Las Villas Way
Escondido, CA 92026

Las Villas del Norte Retirement Community and Health Center offers elegant retirement living with services and amenities available to meet changing needs. Independent Living, Assisted Living, Residential Alzheimer’s Care and Skilled...

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La Vida Del Mar

850 Del Mar Downs Rd
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Nestled between the neighboring villages of Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe, La Vida Del Mar features 105 spacious Independent and Assisted Living residences. Blending understated elegance with personalized service and...

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Casa Aldea at University City Village

6132 Gullstrand Street
San Diego, CA 92122

Here we combined timeless influences and modern comforts to create a San Diego Independent Living experience unlike any other. Conveniently located in the heart of San Diego’s Golden Triangle near...

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Vi at La Jolla Village

8515 Costa Verde Blvd
San Diego, CA 92122

Located in the heart of San Diego’s Golden triangle just minutes from shopping, golf courses, beaches, professional services and cultural attractions, Vi at La Jolla Village offers the finest experience...

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Westmont® at San Miguel Ranch

2325 Proctor Valley Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91914

Westmont® at San Miguel Ranch's Independent Living option is designed for people who approach retirement with energy and enthusiasm. Get comfortable in the library with a good book or keep...

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Westmont® Town Court

500 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92025

Westmont® Town Court's Independent Living option is designed for people who approach retirement with energy and enthusiasm. Get comfortable in the library with a good book or keep tabs on...

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La Vida Real

11588 Via Rancho San Diego
Rancho San Diego, CA 92019

Reminiscent of a pictur­esque Spanish village, La Vida Real is an award-winning campus community tucked away in the east county suburb of Rancho San Diego. This full-service community offers Independent and Assisted...

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Monte Vista Village

2211 Massachusetts Ave
Lemon Grove, CA 91945


  • Offers independent living, assisted living, and skilled care
  • Specially designed senior fit programs
  • 7 ½ acres of beautiful gardens with waterfall and ponds
  • Flat walking paths
  • Single...

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Belmont Village Cardiff By The Sea

3535 Manchester Ave
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

Belmont Village features a signature blend of hospitality and amenities combined with premier health and wellness programs. Residents have everything they need to thrive...

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Belmont Village Sabre Springs

13075 Evening Creek Dr S
San Diego, CA 92128

Belmont Village features a signature blend of hospitality and amenities combined with premier health and wellness programs. Residents have everything they need to thrive physically, socially and mentally – a...

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Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

4490 Mesa Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056

Enjoy distinctive retirement living amid luxurious surroundings and lifestyle enhancing amenities. Located in Oceanside, we are redefining what senior living can be. Offering concierge services, travel and wellness programs, and...

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Rancho Vista

760 E Bobier Dr
Vista, CA 92084

This exceptional, full-service retirement community in the Tri-City area features Independent Living, Assisted Living, Residential Alzheimer’s Care, and Health Center all on one campus. We are noted for a warm, comfortable...

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Arcadia Place Retirement

1080 Arcadia Ave
Vista, CA 92084

With average temperatures of 74 degrees, you’ll love strolling our beautiful grounds while enjoying all the convenience of living in one of California’s finest communities. We’re just minutes from shopping,...

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Atria Collwood

5308 Monroe Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of beautifully maintained community with access to several beautiful courtyards, library, and a full activity calendar boasting special outings, scheduled entertainment and educational sessions. Located near...

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Atria Encinintas

504 South El Camino Real
Encinintas, CA 92024

At Atria Encinitas, you’ll live an independent lifestyle free from the worries of home care and maintenance. Enjoy a spacious courtyard with stunning gardens and chat with friends and family...

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Atria North Escondido

1342 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92026

We offer a blend of small-town charm and big-city buzz. We offer many amenities such as our Residents’ Garden, media room and three full-service dining venues. Our 24-hour staff provides...

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Brookdale San Marcos

1590 W. San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA 92096

Brookdale San Marcos - Regarded as a premier senior care community in the area, our hospitality services, group activities, and features provide enjoyment, comfort, and convenience. Unlike a nursing home, Brookdale...

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Oakmont of Escondido Hills

3012 Bear Valley Parkway South
Escondido, CA 92025

Our lovely retirement community is situated on a lush six-acre campus with lovely views and within walking distance of shopping. If an active lifestyle is what you desire, you'll feel...

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Silvergate Retirement Residence

1550 Security Place
San Marcos, CA 92078

Located near shopping, restaurants, and entertainment, this full service retirement residence boasts a 99% approval rating 3 years in a row from their residents!  Spacious floor plans including Studios and...

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Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon

444 Prescott Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020

Situated on beautiful grounds just outside of the San Diego Bay, you’ll love our elegant and graceful facilities and caring staff. We’re close to world-class healthcare, shopping, fine dining and...

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Waterford Terrace

5580 Aztec Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942

Waterford Terrace is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, located near the shores of the Pacific Ocean in beautiful Southern California, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. We offer a...

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AHEPA NATIONAL HOUSING CORPORATION

We offer affordable housing for seniors on a limited income in 21 states throughout the US. Our communities enable people of maturity to retain dignity and individuality in a quality...

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Felicita Vida Senior Living

930 Monticello Dr
Escondido, CA 92029

Felicita Vida Senior Living is a beautifully designed multi-level senior living community in North County, San Diego. Our community is nestled among horse ranches, nature preserves, lakes, and family activities....

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