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La Vida Real

  11588 Via Rancho San Diego
Rancho San Diego, CA 92019

La Costa Glen

  1940 Levante Street
Carlsbad, CA 92009

Pacifica Senior Living Encinitas

  504 South El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024

La Vida Del Mar

  850 Del Mar Downs Road
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Truewood by Merrill, Oceanside

  3500 Lake Boulevard
Oceanside, CA 92056

Bayshire Carlsbad

  3140 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Torrey Pines

  13101 Hartfield Avenue
San Diego, CA 92130

Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

  4490 Mesa Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056

Vintage Pointe Senior Apartments

  1701 Bush Street
Oceanside, CA 92058

Arcadia Place

  1080 Arcadia Avenue
Vista, CA 92084

Redwood Terrace

  710 W. 13th Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025

Atria North Escondido

  1342 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92026

Cypress Court

  1255 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92026

Casa de las Campanas

  18655 West Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA 92127

The Remington Club

  16925 Hierba Drive
San Diego, CA 92128

Oakmont of Escondido Hills

  3012 Bear Valley Parkway South
Escondido, CA 92025

Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

  12979 Rancho Peñasquitos Blvd
San Diego, CA 92129

The Springs of Escondido

  1261 E Washington Avenue
Escondido, CA 92027

Pacifica Senior Living Escondido

  1351 East Washington Avenue
Escondido, CA 92027

Atria La Jolla

  4025 Pulitzer Place
San Diego, CA 92122

3 Featured Independent Living Communities in the Rancho San Diego Area

Pacifica Senior Living Encinitas

Active Assisted Living and Independent Living For Seniors in Encinitas, CA

  •  504 South El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • 24-hour availability of a trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • A full-time director for events and activities
  • Anytime Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

We are Committed to Providing White-Glove, Five-Star Customer Service Around the Clock!

  •  4490 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056
  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes
  • Three-story building with elevators
  • Full service salon and day spa
  • Emergency communication system featuring daily resident check-in service
  • True restaurant dining in our elegant dining room

Arcadia Place

Make the Move and Discover How Fulfilling Life Can Be!

  •  1080 Arcadia Avenue, Vista, CA 92084
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • Catch your favorite shows in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Or participate in our renowned Wii® bowling tournament.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.
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17 Independent Living Communities in the Rancho San Diego Area

Torrey Pines

Exceptional Senior Living in San Diego CA!

  •  13101 Hartfield Avenue, San Diego, CA 92130
  • Full Calendar of Daily Activities
  • Kitchenette in Each Apartment
  • Housekeeping & Laundry Services
  • Pet Friendly
  • 24-Hour Staffing & Emergency Response

Redwood Terrace

A Human Good Community!

  •  710 W. 13th Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
  • Enjoy an expertly prepared meal in our beautiful dining room.
  • Socialize with friends and family in our lounges and common area
  • Keep active in our fitness center and indoor swimming pool.
  • Park your car securely underground or use our scheduled local transportation service.
  • And count on the full continuum of healthcare services, should you ever need them.

Cypress Court

We look forward to showing you all of the details that make this community so special.

  •  1255 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026
  • Independent Living and Assisted Living
  • One- and two-bedroom apartment homes
  • Flexible meal program
  • Housekeeping
  • Full activities calendar

Casa de las Campanas

Retirement Living for the Best Years of Your Life!

  •  18655 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA 92127
  • On-site, Medicare-Certified Skilled Nursing Facility, Assited Living, and Dementia Care
  • Salon de Casa - including massage, facials, manicures and pedicures, aromatherapy and a full-service hair salon
  • State of the art woodworking/hobby shop
  • Two beautiful dining rooms, one buffet and one restaurant style
  • Two swimming pools, one traditional and one lap style.

The Springs of Escondido

Soak Up the Sun at The Springs of Escondido!

  •  1261 E Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

La Vida Real

Retirement Living As It Was Meant to Be

  •  11588 Via Rancho San Diego, Rancho San Diego, CA 92019
  • Each spacious residence comes equipped with a variety of features and amenities that are suitable for any lifestyle.
  • Heated Swimming Pool & Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Beauty/Barber Salon
  • Billiards/Game Room

La Costa Glen

Expect More from Retirement

  •  1940 Levante Street, Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Situated on 55 beautifully landscaped park-like acres
  • Ocean and beaches - 3 miles away
  • Pools - 1 indoor and 1 outdoor with jacuzzis
  • Golf - 6 hole short game course plus 2 putting greens
  • Movie Theater - state of the art

La Vida Del Mar

Imagine the Rewards of Life Near the Sea

  •  850 Del Mar Downs Road, Solana Beach, CA 92075
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting and window treatments
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Patios/balconies with locked storage
  • Heated swimming pool and spa
  • Beauty/Barber salon

Truewood by Merrill, Oceanside

Discover a Welcoming Senior Living Community in Oceanside!

  •  3500 Lake Boulevard, Oceanside, CA 92056
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Movie Theater
  • Bistro and Sky Lounge
  • Beauty Salon
  • Pets Welcome

Bayshire Carlsbad

Combining State-of-the-Art Care Programs with Genuine Love and Compassion!

  •  3140 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Sagely App integration keeps loved ones connected to family & friends
  • Resident caregivers on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Daily assistance with personal grooming, medication management, mobility & more
  • Mobile physician, podiatry & dental services available (based on insurance provider)
  • Emergency response pendant (included in base rent)

Vintage Pointe Senior Apartments

Offering Comfortable Homes and a Sense of Community at an Affordable Price!

  •  1701 Bush Street, Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Gated Community
  • 55 or Older Age Restriction
  • Covered Parking
  • Outdoor common area with sparkling pool and spa
  • Clubhouse

Atria North Escondido

Senior Community with the Perfect Blend of Small-Town Charm and Big City Buzz!

  •  1342 North Escondido Boulevard, Escondido, CA 92026
  • Three Meals per Day
  • TV / Media Room / Movie Theaters (2)
  • Three Community Dining Rooms w/ Separate Private Dining Rooms
  • 24-Hour Emergency Response System
  • Spa Room with Spa Tub

The Remington Club

A Happy and Healthy Lifestyle is Just Around the Corner!

  •  16925 Hierba Drive, San Diego, CA 92128
  • Private and convenient location
  • Monthly rentals - no buy-in fee
  • Choice of spacious apartment styles all with full kitchens and patios or balconies
  • On-site staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including front desk concierge staff
  • Delicious restaurant-style dining

Oakmont of Escondido Hills

Providing Independent Senior Living in Escondido as well as Assisted Living and Memory Care

  •  3012 Bear Valley Parkway South, Escondido, CA 92025
  • Our innovative chefs will accommodate requests for specific cuisines and familiar dishes
  • Arrange for the chauffeured town car to take you to appointments
  • Swimming Pool & Art Studio
  • Game Room & Gift Shop
  • Salon and Day Spa

Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

Best In Class Assisted Living, Independent Living & Memory Care in San Diego, CA!

  •  12979 Rancho Peñasquitos Blvd, San Diego, CA 92129
  • Housekeeping and linen services
  • Pet-friendly environment
  • Restaurant with full-table service
  • Scheduled transportation to local appointments, errands and events
  • Full-service salon and spa offering styling, manicure and pedicure services

Pacifica Senior Living Escondido

The Place To Go For Life of Comfort and Care!

  •  1351 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027
  • Set on four acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard and walking trails
  • Located in the heart of Escondido, close to Highway 78 and I-15, our community offers 84 apartments on two floors, each with wonderful views of our expansive lawns and trees
  • Our common areas - including our lovely dining room, TV room and activities center - give residents and their loved ones the opportunity to get to know one another
  • Wide range of activities each month, including clubs and community outings to Carlsbad State Beach and local casinos

Atria La Jolla

Welcome to Our Modern Senior Living Community!

  •  4025 Pulitzer Place, San Diego, CA 92122
  • Full-service salon and spa offering styling, manicure and pedicure services
  • Outdoor swimming pool and hot tub
  • Pet-friendly environment
  • Restaurant with full-table service
  • Shuttle and Town Car Service

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.

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