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Best Assisted Living Facilities in San Diego

Why These Assisted Living Facilities?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored assisted living facilities on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best assisted living facilities in San Diego, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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BayView Senior Assisted Living

The newly renovated BayView Senior Assisted Living in Point Loma, California, has been a boutique senior care home with room for 17 residents since 2015. Caregivers provide customized personal care and support for residents, including those with memory impairment. Personal care services include help with daily tasks, such as bathing, dressing, and medication reminders. The property features vibrant outdoor space with a garden, a walking path, and a covered outdoor dining area. Trained staff also provide three nutritious meals, daily housekeeping, and concierge services.

San Diego, CA 92106


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Canyon Villas

The Canyon Villas in San Diego, California, is a nonprofit, Christian assisted living facility established in 1978. Voted one of San Diego's Best by the Union-Tribune Newspaper, it offers a home away from home for residents. The community offers multiple levels of care while respecting residents' privacy and independence. Compassionate staff members assist with a variety of activities — such as Zumba classes, walks along the bay, and bible study — to encourage residents to keep physically, mentally, and socially engaged.

San Diego, CA 92117


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Casa de Mañana

Casa de Manana is an assisted living facility located in San Diego, California. Caregivers are available to assist residents with medication management, grooming, bathing, dressing, and mobility. Security is on duty 24/7, and nurses are always available to provide necessary support. A fitness center, yoga in the courtyard, and a 24-hour wellness clinic encourage an active and healthy lifestyle. Residents enjoy three daily nutritious meals, a library, game lounge, and ocean views.

La Jolla, CA 92037


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Coronado Retirement Village

The Coronado Retirement Village provides assisted living and quality, secure care with 24-hour monitoring. Located in the San Diego metro area on Coronado Island in California, the dedicated staff assist with daily activities such as dressing and bathing, bed making, and basic housekeeping. Spacious studio units feature balconies and breathtaking bay views. Complete, same-day concierge medical care is available for health needs. Residents can enjoy resort-style activities including oceanside games, morning coffee chats by the bay, and gentle fitness classes.

Coronado, CA 92118


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Garden Abode

Garden Abode is a six-bed assisted living facility in San Diego, California. Located in a gated residential community, this residence provides assistance with the activities of daily living while fostering seniors' spiritual and cultural needs. The facility offers activities such as fitness programs, worship services, and art and music therapies, as well as outdoor walking paths and designated family visiting areas. Garden Abode's facility uses door alarms to provide security for residents experiencing memory issues.

San Diego, CA 92127


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HarborView Senior Assisted Living

HarborView Senior Assisted Living offers a boutique-style experience in Uptown Banker's Hill near downtown San Diego. It also offers care to residents with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and trained staff deliver individualized care,including bathing, dressing, and medication management, with 24-hour assistance available. The historic building features updated, modern amenities with a secured perimeter for safety. Furnished rooms are available with various floor plans, including some with Bay views. Trained staff keep residents engaged with physical, educational, and spiritual activities.

San Diego, CA 92101


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Julie's Elderly Care

Julie's Elderly Care is a small six-resident private assisted living facility in the Santee area of San Diego, California. It's owned by Julie Nyas, and it provides assistance with day-to-day living care for its residents, including help with washing, bathing, and toileting needs as well as home-cooked meals and medical care, which is available at any time of the day or night. Julie's Elderly Care is located on a scenic, golf-course in a quiet residential neighborhood.

Santee, CA 92071


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Lantern Crest Senior Living

Lantern Crest is a senior living community serving east San Diego County in California. Assisted living services include assistance with daily activities and personalized care plans. Amenities such as a heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, fitness center, putting green, on-site restaurant, and lounge are all available to independent residents of Lantern Crest. The memory care program provides a secured environment with trained staff and many of the same services and amenities.

Santee, CA 92071


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Mission Villa

Mission Villa Assisted Living in San Diego, California, provides care for seniors and the chronically disabled that need daily assistance but still want to maintain some of their independence in a home-like setting. The pet-friendly private suites are fully furnished and have personal patios. Staff members offer companionship and help with housekeeping and laundry services, so residents can use their energy for leisure and to allow more frequent connections with family.

San Diego, CA 92108


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Monte Vista Village

Located in Lemon Grove, California, Monte Vista Village offers high-quality assisted living in a friendly, welcoming environment. The attentive and caring staff are available to help residents with daily care including bathing, dressing, and taking medication. Multiple levels of care are available to help seniors stay as independent as possible. Three chef-inspired meals are provided each day, and residents can stroll along the lighted paths in the lush, manicured garden or lounge by the pool for some fresh air.

Lemon Grove, CA 91945


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Oakmont of Pacific Beach

Oakmont of Pacific Beach Assisted Living in San Diego, California, provides luxurious, resort-style living with a dedicated staff to assist residents in daily needs including bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and medicine management. The concierge medicine program partners with highly respected area physicians to provide on-site personalized care. A full social and events calendar keeps residents active and moving, and amenities include fine dining with an on-site, executive chef and a private movie theater with leather seating and a popcorn machine.

San Diego, CA 92109


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Santee Golden Care

Located in San Diego's East County region, Santee Golden Care offers comfortable assisted living accommodations in a small residential care facility with apartment-style rooms. In addition to three full meals plus snacks daily, Santee Golden Care offers wellness-centered activities including gardening and planned recreational outings. Scheduled trips for doctors' appointments, shopping, and visits to places of worship are also provided. Fitness is prioritized, and physical therapy services are available. Respite stays and hospice care can also be accommodated.

Santee, CA 92071


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Sea Breeze Senior Living

Sea Breeze is a licensed boutique assisted living facility located in La Jolla near San Diego, California. Residents partake of services ranging from help with medications and dressing to housekeeping and transportation. Basic cable, utilities, and Wi-Fi are among on-site amenities that also include a putting green, an activity room, and indoor and outdoor common areas where residents meet to socialize. Group excursions and three daily meals are provided, and staff is on duty day and night for assistance.

La Jolla, CA 92037


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St. Paul’s Senior Services

Since 1960, St. Paul's Senior Services has served as a non-profit senior care community in San Diego, California. Trained staff monitor independent, assisted living, and memory care residents and offer support programs for their families. Compassionate caregivers provide personal services, such as eating, dressing and grooming. Seniors can enjoy daily nature walks and get a haircut at the full-service beauty/barbershop. A non-denominational chapel offers multi-faith services, and guests are welcome to spend the night or enjoy a meal with residents.

San Diego, CA 92103


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Sungarden Terrace

Sungarden Terrace Assisted Living and Memory Care in Lemon Grove, California, offers competent, friendly senior care. A tenured staff provides assistance with the activities of daily life, such as cooking, laundry, and basic housekeeping services. Residents to spend their time socializing and enjoying their days. Catholic mass and communion are available every Sunday, and other activities include bingo, card games, trivia, music, and refreshments. Seniors can keep fit with regular exercise classes or walks throughout the pristine grounds.

Lemon Grove, CA 91945


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Vibrant Living

Vibrant Living is an assisted living home that's located in San Diego, California. It was founded in 2009. The facility is dedicated to helping residents maintain a high quality of life. The staff offers companionship and assists residents with meal preparation, bathing, dressing, and medication management. Regular activities and entertainment are provided including piano and music programs, guest entertainers and games. Vibrant Living's staff includes compassionate caregivers and physicians to help as needed.

San Diego, CA 92120


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Wesley Palms

Wesley Palms provides personalized assisted living services on a 35-acre park setting in the heart of San Diego, California. Seniors can opt for an attractive mid-century modern patio home or a contemporary apartment near the facility's amenities. Residents receive care coordination, medication assistance and personal fitness plans and can stay active through tai chi training and aquatic exercise classes in the on-site pool. The community dining room serves organic, sustainable food. Wesley Palms received a Best of 55+ Housing award from the National Association of Home Builders. Memory care services are also offered.

San Diego, CA 92109


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