Best Senior Living Communities - San Diego

The 2013 Best Senior Living Communities - San Diego awards program recognizes the communities in the San Diego Metro Area that stand out for their high-quality reputation and exemplary track record. We also recommend you see our complete list of Greater San Diego Assisted Living communites. Learn more about our Best Senior Living Awards.



The title of Best Senior Living Community in Greater San Diego is awarded to the senior living community that earns the highest rating based on expert opinions, resident and family reviews, state inspection data and more. Congratulations!

  • At Belmont Village of Sabre Springs, seniors live amongst distinctive interiors and enjoy signature programs in hospitality and dining while receiving care from responsive staff.

Top Rated

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The following communities achieved the highest ratings in Greater San Diego. The top rated and winning communities raise the bar for senior living communities in Greater San Diego. The Top Rated list is in alphabetical order.

  • ActivCare at Bressi Ranch

    ActivCare at Bressi Ranch

    Carlsbad, CA 92009
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    ActivCare at Bressi Ranch is a specialized senior living community that serves the changing needs of those with memory loss by offering a continuum of living options.

  • Atria Collwood

    Atria Collwood

    San Diego, CA 92115
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    Conveniently located near San Diego University, residents who choose Atria Collwood get more than just a place to live, they get a family of caring friends and neighbors.

  • Cypress Court

    Cypress Court

    Escondido, CA 92026
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    Located in the heart of sunny Escondido, Cypress Court was designed to take full advantage of southern California’s pleasant climate with an emphasis on indoor-outdoor living.

  • Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

    Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

    Oceanside, CA 92056
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    Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch offers seniors the chance to enjoy a fun and active retirement experience in the comfort of luxurious accommodations near the sandy shores of Oceanside.

  • Las Villas De Carlsbad

    Las Villas De Carlsbad

    Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    Sitting just blocks away from shopping and recreation, La Villas de Carlsbad offers accommodations and services for independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care.

  • Nestled in the thriving Bankers Hill neighborhood, Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill is a luxury retirement community providing high-quality independent and assisted living options.

  • Oakdale of La Mesa

    Oakdale of La Mesa

    La Mesa, CA 91942
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    At Oakdale Heights of La Mesa, we work with residents to determine their needs, while at the same time encouraging their continued independence and activity.

  • Pacific Regent La Jolla

    Pacific Regent La Jolla

    San Diego, CA 92122
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    Pacific Regent La Jolla in San Diego, Calif., is a senior independent living community in a stunning coastline setting. With the security of an entry-...

  • Regency Fallbrook

    Regency Fallbrook

    Fallbrook, CA 92028
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    Offering a variety of senior living options, Regency Fallbrook is situated in a quiet rural setting in the Southern California countryside near camp Pendleton.

  • A vibrant independent living community in Poway, Seacrest Village at Rancho Bernardo offers area seniors the opportunity to fully experience their retirement years.

  • Silverado Encinitas

    Silverado Encinitas

    Encinitas, CA 92024
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    Located just off I-5 and minutes from the Pacific Coast, Silverado Encinitas offers a home for seniors facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

  • The Arbors

    The Arbors

    San Diego, CA 92129
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    Located in sunny San Diego, The Arbors Assisted Living Community works to provide seniors with the confidence and care they need to live a full and active life.

  • The Patrician

    The Patrician

    San Diego, CA 92122
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    Just a few miles away from the sunny beaches and world-class shopping of San Diego, The Patrician offers peaceful independent senior living in a gracious setting.

  • Wesley Palms

    Wesley Palms

    San Diego, CA 92109
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    Say hello to your 35-acre front yard overlooking scenic Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean when joining the Wesley Palms, an independent, assisted living and memory care community.