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Peppertree Senior Apartments

  8956 Harness Street
Spring Valley, CA 91977

La Vida Real

  11588 Via Rancho San Diego
Rancho San Diego, CA 92019

Waterford Terrace

  5580 Aztec Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942

Atria Collwood

  5308 Monroe Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115

Pacifica Senior Living Bonita

  3434 Bonita Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon

  444 Prescott Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020

Pacific Pointe

  171 Fourth Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Canterbury Court

  336 C Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Lantern Crest Senior Living

  800 Lantern Crest Way
Santee, CA 92071

Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill

  2567 Second Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103

Atria La Jolla

  4025 Pulitzer Place
San Diego, CA 92122

Atria Rancho Peñasquitos

  12979 Rancho Peñasquitos Blvd
San Diego, CA 92129

White Sands La Jolla

  7450 Olivetas Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Torrey Pines

  13101 Hartfield Avenue
San Diego, CA 92130

The Remington Club

  16925 Hierba Drive
San Diego, CA 92128

Casa de las Campanas

  18655 West Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA 92127

La Vida Del Mar

  850 Del Mar Downs Road
Solana Beach, CA 92075

3 Featured Independent Living Communities in the Spring Valley Area

Waterford Terrace

All-Inclusive Independent Retirement Community in Beautiful La Mesa!

  •  5580 Aztec Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Chef-Prepared Meals: Enjoy three home-cooked daily meals prepared by our chef, served at your table in our dining room.
  • Fun Social Activities and Outings: Access a full activity calendar including: games, exercise, movies and many more fun weekly events.
  • Transportation: We offer local transportation forshopping trips, doctor's appointments and other scheduled activities and events!
  • Weekly Housekeeping Service: Enjoy your own personal housekeeper who will clean, vacuum, do light dusting, change your linens and bring you toilet tissue weekly.
  • Caring Live-In Managers Available to You 24/7: You'll have peace of mind knowing that our mangers live here too. Each apartment has an emergency communication system.

Solstice Senior Living at El Cajon

Fall in love with a future at Solstice!

  •  444 Prescott Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020
  • Residents take part in Vibrant Life®, an innovative program allowing residents to create their own schedules
  • Elevate dining program is an enhanced culinary experience, integrating California fresh cooking with our residents’ favorite home-style meals
  • Use EvaClean touchless disinfection and sanitizing system with electrostatic handheld sprayer to ensure faster, safer and more consistent cleaning and disinfecting
  • Partner with home health care professional, Right At Home, to assist with daily living activities
  • Partners with Patriot Angels to help simplify the VA benefits application process for veterans

White Sands La Jolla

Welcome to White Sands! California’s only beachfront retirement community.

  •  7450 Olivetas Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Enjoy an expertly prepared meal in our lovely dining room, including Sunday champagne brunch.
  • Socialize with friends and family in our lounges and common areas.
  • Stay active in our woodworking, arts and crafts, library, multimedia and wellness centers.
  • Swim in the heated outdoor pool and relax at the spa
  • And count on the full continuum of healthcare services, should you ever need them.
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Atria Collwood

Vibrant Senior Assisted Living and Independent Living in San Diego, CA

  •  5308 Monroe Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115
  • 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

Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill

Welcome to Merrill Gardens, a One of a Kind Retirement Community!

  •  2567 Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Library, comfortable living areas and roof-top deck
  • Bistro & a private dining room available for special events
  • Month to month rental, no buy-in required
  • Anytime Dining served restaurant style
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

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

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.

Peppertree Senior Apartments

Discover the Best of San Diego Senior Apartments!

  •  8956 Harness Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977
  • 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments with Walk-In Closets
  • Gated Community
  • 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Surrounded by Many Restaurants and Shops
  • Dogs & Cats under 25 pounds welcome

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

Pacifica Senior Living Bonita

Best in Class Assisted Living, Independent Living and Memory Care in Chula Vista, California!

  •  3434 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Freshly prepared meals daily
  • Social and recreational events
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • Nurses on call 24/7
  • Full-service salon and spa offering styling, manicure and pedicure services

Pacific Pointe

The Gold Standard of Senior Living in Chula Vista!

  •  171 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Chef-Prepared Meals: Enjoy three home-cooked daily meals prepared by our chef, served at your table in our dining room.
  • Fun Social Activities and Outings: Access a full activity calendar including: games, exercise, movies and many more fun weekly events.
  • Transportation: We offer local transportation for shopping trips, doctor's appointments and other scheduled activities and events!
  • Weekly Housekeeping Service: Enjoy your own personal housekeeper who will clean, vacuum, do light dusting, change your linens and bring you toilet tissue weekly.
  • Caring Live-In Managers Available to You 24/7: You'll have peace of mind knowing that our managers live here too. Each apartment has an emergency communication system.

Canterbury Court

Chula Vista is a wonderful little town, perfect for the retiree still on the go!

  •  336 C Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Beautiful, Large One and Two Bedroom Apartments Available!
  • Spacious Outdoor Common Area with Picnic Tables and BBQ , Dog Run and Walking Trail
  • Surprisingly Affordable Living Just Blocks Away From the Beach
  • Organized Social Activities, like Bingo, Card Games, Crafts and Parties
  • No Buy-In Fees or Long-Term Leases

Lantern Crest Senior Living

Welcome to Senior Living Redefined!

  •  800 Lantern Crest Way, Santee, CA 92071
  • Spacious & Luxurious Living Spaces
  • Compassionate 24-hour Care
  • Award Winning Chef & Dining Experiences
  • Excellent Fitness Studio, Gym, Pool with Jacuzzi, and Putting Green
  • Regularly Scheduled Transportation Options and Enriching Recreational Outings

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

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

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

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

Other Independent Living Communities in the Spring Valley Area

Brookdale Clairemont

Redefine Your Independence, Pursue Your Favorite Hobbies and Live Your Life Your Way!

  •  5219 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117
  • Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with an interior courtyard, Brookdale Clairemont is considered one of San Diego's premier senior living communities
  • Our community offers 106 apartments on two floors
  • Wide range of activities each month, including exercise programs and off-site excursions
  • State-of-the-art computerized resident evaluation program called wE Care

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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