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San Diego Independent Living

There are 13 independent living communities in San Diego, CA and 20 independent living communities nearby. The average cost of independent living in San Diego, CA is $3,784 per month.

Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

12979 Rancho Peñasquitos Blvd
San Diego, CA

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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.

Belmont Village Sabre Springs

13075 Evening Creek Drive South
San Diego, CA

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6 Reviews
Starting at $5,185 per month

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6 Reviews
Starting at $5,185 per month

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.

Brookdale Carmel Valley

13101 Hartfield Avenue
San Diego, CA

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4 Reviews

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Brookdale Carmel Valley, located just minutes from the Pacific Ocean outside of beautiful San Diego, offers a full spectrum of assisted living, memory and skilled nursing care.

Atria La Jolla

4025 Pulitzer Place
San Diego, CA

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1 Review
Starting at $4,095 per month

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1 Reviews
Starting at $4,095 per month

Reminiscent of a boutique hotel, The Patrician offers spacious accommodations that are fully equipped as well as resort-style services that overlook no details. Our community has a central theme of parks and gardens that is mirrored by the adjacent Doyle…

Atria Collwood

5308 Monroe Avenue
San Diego, CA

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3 Reviews
Starting at $2,445 per month

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3 Reviews
Starting at $2,445 per month

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.

Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill

2567 Second Avenue
San Diego, CA

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2 Reviews

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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.

The Remington Club

16925 Hierba Drive
San Diego, CA

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2 Reviews
Starting at $3,500 per month

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2 Reviews
Starting at $3,500 per month

The Remington Club offers luxury independent and assisted living within the exclusive Rancho Bernardo community, as well as outpatient therapy and skilled nursing services.

St. Paul's Manor

2635 Second Avenue
San Diego, CA

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2 Reviews

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Retirement living at St. Paul's Manor can be as leisurely or active as you desire, and our retirement community makes it easy to enjoy life at whatever pace you prefer.

Pacific Regent La Jolla

3890 Nobel Drive
San Diego, CA

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1 Review

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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-...

Wesley Palms

2404 Loring Street
San Diego, CA

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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.

The Orchard

4040 Hancock Street
San Diego, CA

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Villa Pacifica Apartments

3630 6th Avenue,
San Diego, CA

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University City

6102 Gullstrand St
San Diego, CA

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San Diego Independent Living Communities Cost

The median cost of independent living in San Diego for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,784/month (SeniorHomes.com - 2015). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living Communities
CommunityStarting Price
Atria Collwood$2,445/month
Atria La Jolla$4,095/month
Belmont Village Sabre Springs$5,185/month
The Remington Club$3,500/month
Cost of Nearby Independent Living Communities
CommunityCityStarting Price
Arcadia PlaceVista$2,299/month
Belmont Village Cardiff by the SeaCardiff By The Sea$4,650/month
Coronado Retirement VillageCoronado$4,200/month
Fairwinds - Ivey RanchOceanside$3,375/month
Felicita Vida Senior LivingEscondido$3,395/month
Fredericka ManorChula Vista$2,688/month
Grossmont GardensLa Mesa$3,007/month
Lantern Crest Senior LivingSantee$3,800/month
Las Villas De CarlsbadCarlsbad$3,596/month
Pacific Pointe RetirementChula Vista$1,695/month
Pacifica Senior Living VistaVista$2,500/month
Paradise VillageNational City$3,360/month
Redwood TerraceEscondido$4,903/month
Silvergate San MarcosSan Marcos$3,300/month
Solstice Senior Living at El CajonEl Cajon$2,597/month
The Springs of EscondidoEscondido$2,474/month
Waterford Terrace Retirement CommunityLa Mesa$2,445/month
Westmont Town CourtEscondido$2,900/month
White Sands La JollaLa Jolla$4,942/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.

Reviews of San Diego Independent Living Communities

The Remington Club

Review by Local Professional | Expert

The Remington Club is located in a most desirable location as residents can walk to a retail center consisting of a Starbucks, grocery store, pharmacy, and several restaurants. Remington does provide several levels of care and has very recently gone through a facelift to make it's appearance more inviting. The staff ...

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The Remington Club

Review by Local Professional | Expert

Remington Club is located in an upbeat community within walking distance of Von's grocery store, Starbucks, and Carver's Steak house.Although there are many services/businesses within walking distance of this assisted/independent living facility, most of what is needed fro residents to have a peaceful and comfortab...

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Brookdale Carmel Valley

Review by Elizabeth a sad and unhappy widow | Consumer

The food is very starchy. The cereal is made with water and the residents are given artificial cream to pour over the thick gooey mess that they call cereal. There are no fresh fruits or vegetables. The food is salty and there is greasy bacon and sausage at breakfast, There is no whole wheat bread. It takes forev...

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Brookdale Carmel Valley

Review by Local Professional | Expert

Located within one mile of Bank of America, the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Wells Fargo Bank, and Torrey Highlands Park, this facility is within walking distance to many businesses and recreational outings. The facility is clean and well maintained.A few areas in the facility are a bit dated, and the décor is average....

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Brookdale Carmel Valley

Review by An Observer | Consumer

Frustrating to deal with the admin responsible for the staff's training, to find out details of Brookdale's costs of services in general. Not enough caregivers and inconsistent care. Response time to pendant frighteningly slow. Seems like a disconnect between the staff and the people who oversee them. Hard to get a...

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Brookdale Carmel Valley

Review by Daniel | Consumer

Brookdale Carmel Valley was a very good place and everything was fine, but we didn't like the food. The one-bedroom apartment was beautiful but small. The staff was very informative, very nice, and very kind.

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Map of San Diego Independent Living Communities

Information About Independent Living Communities in San Diego

San Diego Independent Living San Diego, a coastal city located on the Pacific Ocean, is the second largest city in the state of California and the eighth largest in the United States. It is located just over the border with Mexico and is known as the birthplace of California. With a population of 1,322,553, according to 2012 population estimates, San Diego independent living communities as a place to retire are popular for a number of reasons. These include the city’s climate that is mild year round, a plethora of activities and the area’s extensive beaches. In 1542, Juan Cabrillo laid claim to the area for Spain, though the Kumeyaay people were the first group of people to settle there. In 1769, the first European settlers reached San Diego, and in 1821, the city became part of Mexico, which had recently gained its independence. With the admission of California to the United States in 1850 as a result of the Mexican-American War, the city became part of that country as well.

Attractions in the City

Home to many attractions, San Diego is a city that truly offers something for everyone. Those retirees that live in San Diego independent living communities and who enjoy culture will be pleased with the offerings. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego offers two convenient locations: one in La Jolla and a branch in the downtown area of Santa Fe Depot. Located in Balboa Park are several museums including the San Diego Museum of Man, the San Diego Natural History Museum and the Museum of Photographic Arts. The Old Globe Theatre is also located there. For sporting fans, the city offers a host of options including the professional football team, the San Diego Chargers and the professional baseball team the San Diego Padres. Shopping opportunities abound. Fashion Valley Center offers upscale stores that are well known as well as a multiplex for relaxation after a shopping trip. An outdoor mall, located in Westfield, the Westfield University Town Center, offers top shopping destinations as well as a skating rink.

Senior Activities in the Area

Through the city’s Park and Recreation Department, residents of San Diego retirement living communities can enjoy a range of different activities and services. These are designed to enhance the safety, health and security of seniors. With a senior citizen services center office located in the city administration building, eleven community senior center locations scattered conveniently throughout the city, special events and a senior lounge located in Balboa Park and services such as free legal assistance, dances and trips. These Park and Recreation Department program’s give seniors many opportunities to relax, socialize and gain more opportunities for a fulfilling life.

Top Medical Facilities

San Diego Independent LivingSeniors residing in San Diego independent living communities will be pleased to know they are located close to top medical facilities in the area. UCSD Medical Center is a 531 bed teaching hospital that is ranked highly in four areas that can be of great importance to seniors. These include geriatrics, pulmonology, urology and nephrology. Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics is a 344 bed hospital that performed more than 11,000 surgeries in the most recent year statistics were reported. With high marks in cardiology, heart surgery, urology, geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery, this facility has a great deal to offer people living in the area.

Public Transportation in the City

Metro Transportation Services provides public transportation options, including light rail and bus, to the people within the city. Residents of San Diego independent living communities can enjoy three lines of light rail service with 53 stations located throughout the city. Buses run 89 fixed routes for the convenience of residents and visitors alike.

San Diego is a energetic city that offers a pleasant climate year round, plenty of engaging activities for people of all ages and a number of convenient options that can be utilized to move about the city. Top notch medical care and senior services make this southern California city an ideal location in which to enjoy retirement.

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